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Government plan to speed up onshore deployment

Government plan to speed up onshore deployment

FRANCE: A new ten-point plan, drawn up by state representatives, industry players and associations, aims to halve the time it takes to complete onshore wind power projects.

Transmission capacity set to be left unused

Transmission capacity set to be left unused

GERMANY: The expansion plan for offshore wind energy over the coming years is not matching exactly with grid connection plans.

SAWEA 'awaits final step' in long-running PPA dispute

SAWEA 'awaits final step' in long-running PPA dispute

SOUTH AFRICA: The country's wind industry association anticipates 26 outstanding power purchase agreements (PPAs) will finally be signed in the first quarter of 2018.

Nike signs Texan wind PPA

UNITED STATES: Nike has signed a second power purchase agreement (PPA) with Avangrid Renewables, this time for 86MW from a Texan wind farm, while conglomerate Unilever signs a renewables deal in Spain.

Quinbrook buys 223.5MW portfolio from NextEra

UNITED STATES: Investment manager Quinbrook has acquired a 223.5MW portfolio of operational wind farms from subsidiaries of developer NextEra Energy Resources.

Masdar and Cepsa in renewables memorandum

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Oil and gas company Cepsa and renewable investment firm Masdar will explore the possibility of developing renewable energy projects together, the two companies announced.

Masdar signs Batwind collaboration deal

UK: United Arab Emirates-based renewables investor Masdar has signed a collaboration agreement with developer Statoil for the Batwind storage project, connected to the partners' Hywind floating array off Scotland.

GE turbines selected for Ukrainian project

UKRAINE: GE Renewable Energy will supply 26 turbines for the first phase of a 200MW wind farm, which could be the joint-largest in the country when built.

UK could support 30GW offshore by 2030

UK: A new report by Aurora Energy Research suggests the UK's offshore wind capacity could quintuple in size by 2030 if given the right policy mechanism.

SGRE receives debut US orders for 3.465MW

UNITED STATES: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply its G132-3.465MW turbine in the US for the first time after signing two orders with different developers.

European Parliament approves 35% renewables target

EUROPE: Members of the European Parliament have backed a renewable energy target of 35% by 2030 -- an increase on the 27% target proposed by the European Energy Council and Commission.

SGRE wins Chinese double order

CHINA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed contracts to supply 96MW of turbines to two wind farms in China.

Financial package for 50MW Dominican project

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: World Bank Group member, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has arranged an $80 million financing package for a 50MW wind farm in the Dominican Republic.

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Last updated 11 August 2017

ProjectCountryCapacityDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Shandianhe II China 99MW China Datang Corporation Renewable Power Vestas V110-2.0MW 2017 11/08/2017
Willogoleche Australia 119MW Engie GE Renewable Energy 3.8MW & 3.4MW 2018 07/08/2017
Cactus Flats US 148MW Southern Power Vestas V126-3.45MW 2018 03/08/2017
Windcatcher US 2GW Invenergy GE Renewable Energy 2020 28/07/2017
Espiers Nordex 18MW EDF Energies Nouvelles Nordex N117/3600 2018 26/07/2017
Guilleville Nordex 17.7MW EDF Energies Nouvelles Nordex N117/3600, N117/3300 2018 26/07/2017
Tizimin Mexico 75.6MW Fuerza y Energía Limpia de Tizimín SGRE G114-2.1MW 2018 24/07/2017
Meerhout Belgium 10.2MW Engie Electrabel Senvion 3.4M114 2017 10/05/2017
Tolo 1 Indonesia 72MW Equis Energy SGRE SWT-3.6-130 2018 21/07/2017
Bermejo Spain 12.6MW DISA Duna SGRE G114-2.1MW 2018 19/07/2017
Vera de Abote Spain 10.5MW DISA Duna SGRE G114-2.1MW 2018 19/07/2017
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