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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.
GERMANY: The expansion plan for offshore wind energy over the coming years is not matching exactly with grid connection plans.
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.
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.
UNITED STATES: Investment manager Quinbrook has acquired a 223.5MW portfolio of operational wind farms from subsidiaries of developer NextEra Energy Resources.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
CHINA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed contracts to supply 96MW of turbines to two wind farms in China.
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
|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|