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WEG switched to a medium speed geared design for its AGW172/7.X platform to reduce LCoE

Exclusive: WEG launches 7MW turbine platform for global onshore wind markets

Brazilian OEM tells Eize de Vries why it switched from direct drive to medium-speed geared technology for its its new 7.XMW onshore wind turbine design

Enel Green Power 573MW Amistad wind farm in Coahuila will be the largest in Mexico once all four paheses are completed later this year (pic: Enel Green Power)

Political u-turn shackles Mexico's booming wind market

Opening up its energy market brought billions of investment and 5GW of new wind capacity, but new development has stalled

Creating jobs for local people and developing a local supply chain has been an integral part of South Africa’s policy on wind development (pic: SAWEA)

Political support spurs wind power growth in South Africa

Procurement programme gives developers long-term visibility and has made the country the MEA region's top market

Brazilian OEM installs 4.2MW prototype wind turbine

WEG Energy exclusively tells Windpower Monthly about the company’s new 4.2MW onshore wind turbine and plans for 6MW-plus

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