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AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

Two American Electric Power (AEP) subsidiaries have selected three Oklahoma wind farms with a combined capacity of nearly 1.5GW they hope to buy from Invenergy.

National Grid acquires Geronimo Energy

National Grid acquires Geronimo Energy

Utility National Grid has completed its acquisition of renewables developer Geronimo Energy.

TPI Composites buys Senvion-owned engineering team

TPI Composites buys Senvion-owned engineering team

US-based blade manufacturer TPI Composites has acquired a team of engineers from Euros Group, which is owned by cash-strapped turbine manufacturer Senvion.

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Greenko raises $824m for projects and acquisitions

Indian independent power producer (IPP) Greenko Energy plans to use $824 million in recently raised equity funding to support construction of renewable energy projects integrated with storage and further acquisitions.

Enercon co-managing director Wobben resigns

Simon-Hermann Wobben has resigned from his post as co-managing director at Enercon after almost three years in the role.

Mainstream targets Asia with new appointment

Mainstream Renewable Power has named Raghuram Natarajan as its new CEO for its Asia-Pacific business, where the developer is focusing much more of its activity.

AP Møller acquires KK Wind Solutions

Danish conglomerate AP Møller has agreed to acquire KK Group, the parent company of control systems specialist KK Wind Solutions.

What next for Senvion? A look at the possibilities

Beleaguered turbine manufacturer Senvion is in the midst of a recovery, with the backlog of orders now clearing, freeing up revenue. But with new orders drying up during its self-imposed insolvency proceedings, the company is not out of the woods yet. So what does the future hold for the company? Windpower Monthly takes a look at the options.

In Depth

Challenges remain for rapid US offshore buildout

With the deadline looming to start work at the end of 2019 to qualify for tax credits, building a supply chain is the priority for the nascent US offshore wind sector.

Are Norway's fuel giants serious about committing to renewable energy?

Norway's economy and wealth is built on the oil and gas sector, making it vulnerable to falling oil prices and a global shift from fossil fuels to renewable energies. Windpower Monthly looks at how state-owned Equinor and Statkraft are responding -- are they truly diversifying or just paying lip service?

Top 5 offshore developers

As offshore wind begins to take a foothold and have a measurable impact on electricity markets, Windpower Monthly looks at the major players in the industry today, and their plans for growth in new and existing markets up to the mid-2020s.

Making sense of takeover deals

The consolidation of wind-turbine OEMs has taken another couple of small steps in recent weeks. First came the rumours that Vestas was considering acquiring a controlling stake in troubled Indian manufacturer Suzlon.

Political inaction is stalling growth

China aside, 2018 was not a great year for worldwide wind-power growth.

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