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US steel tariffs 'not a deal-breaker'

US steel tariffs 'not a deal-breaker'

UNITED STATES: Donald Trump's aggressive new steel tariffs could raise the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) for a new wind project in the US by 2-3% on average, according to Make Consulting.

'There's an incentive to build quickly' says SGRE

'There's an incentive to build quickly' says SGRE

TURKEY: The consortium involving Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is moving full-speed to implement 1GW of capacity after signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the energy ministry earlier this week.

Compressed air energy storage for offshore turbines

Compressed air energy storage for offshore turbines

WORLDWIDE: Compressed air energy storage (CAES) for grid-scale electrical energy has a long but somewhat spasmodic history.

Three steps to turbine repowering

Three steps to turbine repowering

UNITED STATES: By 2018, almost a third of installed wind power capacity in the US will be at least a decade old -- a total of almost 25GW.


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China - Testing times ahead with more balanced growth

CHINA: The Chinese wind-power market faces a tough year as the industry gets to grips with new government requirements. Though growth slowed in 2011, the market still performed very strongly, with over 15GW of newly installed capacity. Industry officials expect the wind industry to continue to lead the world in growth in 2012 as the government counts on the technology to raise the nation's consumption of renewable energy.

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China Wind Power - Special Report

China Wind Power - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines China's wind energy sector, covering subjects such as transmission issues, LVRT upgrades and its offshore sector.