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Greece momentum continues with record onshore prices

Greece momentum continues with record onshore prices

A single 153MW wind farm was successful in Greece's latest clean energy tender producing a new low price in the process.

Vestas suspends 2020 guidance

Vestas suspends 2020 guidance

Vestas has suspended its financial guidance for 2020 due to the “poor visibility” caused by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

European wind spending down 18% in 2019

European wind spending down 18% in 2019

The wind power sector spent €51.8 billion in Europe in 2019, down by nearly a fifth from a record year in 2018, according to industry body WindEurope.

Prices hit new low in French onshore

Prices hit new low in French onshore

France’s fifth onshore wind tender was oversubscribed, with the regulator awarding more capacity than initially planned due to prices falling to a record low.

Iberdrola pledges investment for post-Covid recovery

Iberdrola pledges investment for post-Covid recovery

Iberdrola CEO Ignacio Galán told shareholders at a virtual AGM that the developer is well-placed to ride through the Covid-19 pandemic, and that it is committed to investing heavily "to contribute to economic activity and prevent people's jobs being lost".

Enercon installs debut EP3 E2 prototype

Enercon installs debut EP3 E2 prototype

German manufacturer Enercon has battled the Covid-19 upheaval to install the prototype E-138 EP3 E2 turbine at a site in northern Germany.