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Construction activity and new tender rekindle optimism

Construction activity and new tender rekindle optimism

SOUTH AFRICA: Renewed political support and frantic action on the ground promise to end the three-year hiatus in South Africa's once booming wind market.

Tougher seismic standard raises concerns

Tougher seismic standard raises concerns

CHILE: A proposal to tighten up building standards in Chile in the wake of a massive earthquake could force manufacturers to produce specially strengthened components for the country's growing wind-energy industry, making the sector less competitive.

WindTech: Enercon opens new channels for green energy

WindTech: Enercon opens new channels for green energy

GERMANY: The German turbine maker has developed a high-performance charging station for the latest generation of electric vehicles, and has ambitious plans for wind power development in India and Argentina.

Green light for 250MW Gulf of Suez wind farm started in 2009

Green light for 250MW Gulf of Suez wind farm started in 2009

EGYPT: A consortium of French utility Engie, Egyptian company Orascom Construction, and Japanese firms Toyota Tsusho and Eurus Energy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 250MW wind farm near Ras Ghareb on the Gulf of Suez, clearing the way for the project to proceed to financial close.


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