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Emerging markets order more than 1GW of wind turbines in September

Emerging markets order more than 1GW of wind turbines in September

Just over 1GW of firm orders were reported for wind farms spread across Egypt, Russia, Morocco, Colombia and Vietnam last month

EDF and Mitsui start work on Moroccan project

EDF and Mitsui start work on Moroccan project

The first phase of the Taza wind farm from the EDF Renewables and Mitsui consortium has kicked off in northern Morocco

SGRE to supply 301MW to wind farm in southern Morocco

SGRE to supply 301MW to wind farm in southern Morocco

Turbine manufacturer to supply wind turbines to a consortium for the Boujdour wind farm as part of a 850MW tender.

Uzbekistan seals deal for 500MW wind farm

Uzbekistan seals deal for 500MW wind farm

Uzbekistan has given the green light for a 500MW project to shore up its wind power ambitions. The wind farm in the central Navoi region will be designed, financed, built and operated by United Arab Emirates-based Masdar.

Namibian wind farm to use 'self-erecting' tower developer

Namibian wind farm to use 'self-erecting' tower developer

Nabrawind will supply four of wind towers to a Namibian wind farm being built by Franco-Namibian developer Innovent.

African chemicals giant launches renewables hunt

African chemicals giant launches renewables hunt

South African chemicals and mining giant Sasol has launched a search for 600MW of wind and solar power in the same week it was excluded from the world’s largest investment fund.