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Prices tumble in Alberta auction

CANADA: Alberta's first renewable energy auction has set a new low for wind energy costs in Canada, with the four winning projects bidding a record-shattering average price of C$0.037/kWh ($0.029/kWh).

Thai order for GE's tallest turbines outside of Europe

THAILAND: GE Renewable Energy will provide 90 turbines to be installed across three 90MW clusters in central Theparak district.

Vattenfall alters financial targets

SWEDEN: State-owned developer Vattenfall has altered a number of financial targets in response to the 'considerable maturing' of the renewable energy market.

New projects and offshore boost mixed results for developers

WORLDWIDE: Danish utility Orsted (formerly Dong Energy) reported its overall underlying third-quarter operating profit was down 10% on the same period last year, but its earnings from operating offshore projects increased by 39% as a result of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension coming online.

Nuclear switch

FRANCE: French utility EDF's next generation of nuclear reactors will work in cooperation with renewables, rather than as rivals, to drive down fossil-fuel generation.

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Wind Economics: UK consumers miss out on big savings

UK/UNITED STATES: No new onshore wind projects have been given contracts in the UK since a change of government in 2015. The few still being built were awarded contracts beforehand.

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