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France pits wind against solar in new tender

France pits wind against solar in new tender

FRANCE: Energy minister Nicolas Hulot announced the launch of a 200MW tender pitting onshore wind against solar PV.

Denmark plans expansion of test sites

Denmark plans expansion of test sites

DENMARK: A new draft law has been submitted by the government that will extend the Østerild and Høvsøre wind turbine test sites.

UK to scrutinise offshore wind sector deals

UK to scrutinise offshore wind sector deals

UK: The business and energy parliamentary committee has launched an inquiry into the role of sector deals within the UK's industrial strategy for offshore wind and construction.

Gallery: Arkona transition pieces shipped

GERMANY: Freight shipping company Martin Bencher has transported the sixty 300-ton transition pieces to be used at the 385MW Arkona project in the Baltic Sea.

Total Eren set to build 70MW Indonesian site

INDONESIA: The new renewables arm of oil and gas giant Total has signed a letter of intent with Indonesia's government-owned electricity provider to build a 70MW wind project on the island of Borneo.

San Francisco trains to run on wind

UNITED STATES: The San Francisco Bay Area's public transport system has signed two 20-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) for wind and solar power.

Boundary Pushers: The highlights

Take a look back through some of our Boundary Pushers series highlights from the past eight months. Hear from industry experts including Giles Dickson, Emma Pinchbeck, Jens Tommerup and Keith Anderson.

Egypt 'initials' 250MW power deal with Lekela

EGYPT: Renewable power generation joint venture Lekela has initialled key project documents with the Egyptian government for a 250MW wind farm in the Gulf of Suez.

Wind turbine rain erosion study launched

GERMANY: Research and development institute Fraunhofer Iwes has launched a three-year study into the effect of rain erosion on wind turbine blades.

AGL's renewables plans to replace Liddell

AUSTRALIA: Local energy producer AGL will replace the generation lost from retiring its 2GW Liddell coal-fired power station by investing in a mix of renewables, gas and storage projects.

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Flexible storage solutions needed to push renewables penetration

WORLDWIDE: A mix of flexible storage solutions will be needed to stabilise grids and prevent outages as the power system becomes more variable, according to a new research paper.

Vestas installs V116-2.0MW prototype

DENMARK: Vestas has installed a prototype of its V116-2.0MW turbine at the Technical University of Denmark's (DTU's) test site at Høvsøre, on the west coast of Jutland.

Licence agreement for vertical-axis generator

UK: Vertical axis turbine designer VertAx Wind has agreed a commercial licensing deal with the University of Edinburgh for its C-Gen permanent magnet generator.

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Latest Turbine Deals On Windpower Intelligence

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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