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SPAIN: Spanish wind industry association AEE believes the country can reach 40GW by 2030, supplying roughly 30% of its electricity needs.
DENMARK: US blade firm TPI Composites will set up a technology centre in Kolding, central Denmark.
MEXICO: Wind projects took almost 45% of the successful clean energy capacity in Mexico's latest power auction, with solar taking the remaining 55%, as prices fell to an average of $20.57/MWh.
UK: Local utility Western Power Distribution (WPD) is working on a project to access data from substations in a bid to help prepare low-voltage networks for more distributed generation and electric vehicle (EV) charging.
UNITED STATES: A new report into deploying large-scale offshore wind off the Californian coast will pose a number of major planning hurdles.
INDIA: Wind power installations between April and September 2017, the first half of India's financial year, dropped by more than 50% compared with last year.
WORLDWIDE: The UK, Canada and Denmark have joined a new coalition to phase out unabated coal power generation in order to meet the Paris climate agreements.
GERMANY: Carbon cuts pledged in Paris two years ago are just a start and countries need to step up action urgently, German chancellor Angela Merkel told UN climate talks in Bonn.
GERMANY: NKT's increases in revenue and earnings were driven by contracts to lay cables at three large offshore wind projects, the company stated.
WORLDWIDE: Wind will become the main source of energy in the EU by the early 2030s, but will lose out to solar on price, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its World Energy Outlook 2017.
CHINA: Goldwind is the latest manufacturer to join the 4MW class with a turbine aimed at medium wind speeds.
UK: The UK, and in particular Scotland, is well placed to benefit from the growth of the floating offshore wind sector, Hugh McNeal, chief executive, of trade body RenewableUK said at the Floating Offshore Wind conference (14 November) in Glasgow.
CANADA: Power producer Boralex recorded an increase in energy sales and earnings in the third quarter largely due to the contribution of projects installed since last August, the developer has announced.
United Kingdom E.on secures first UK third-party service contract
South Korea Doosan buys rights to AMSC 5.5MW
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Last updated 11 August 2017
|Project||Country||Capacity||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date 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|