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FRANCE: A consortium led by asset management company Arum International has been given the go ahead by the courts to take over troubled French turbine manufacturer Vergnet.
NETHERLANDS: Swedish developer Vattenfall has confirmed it placed a bid for the Hollandse Kust (south) wind project being offered by the government without subsidy.
UK: In a consultation released today (15 December), the UK government is seeking feedback on a legal definition of "remote island wind projects", following its move to allow such projects to compete in the next Contracts for Difference auction.
DENMARK: Vestas will invest €10 million in the first stage of a programme with battery manufacturer Northvolt to develop a lithium-ion platform for wind projects.
UK: Co-developer Statkraft has sold its 40% stake in the 317MW Sheringham Shoal project off England's east coast to fund manager Equitix.
NORWAY: The government's energy minister Terje Søviknes has called on the deployment of offshore wind "as soon as possible".
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).
EUROPE: Manufacturer Vestas will merge its northern and central European sales teams in response to market conditions and the shift to auctions systems.
UNITED STATES: Principle Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with a local government agency in the north of California to develop an offshore wind project.
THAILAND: GE Renewable Energy will provide 90 turbines to be installed across three 90MW clusters in central Theparak district.
SWEDEN: State-owned developer Vattenfall has altered a number of financial targets in response to the 'considerable maturing' of the renewable energy market.
INDIA: Vestas will supply 125 turbines to a 250MW wind farm in Gujarat, the country's westernmost state.
UNITED STATES: Secretary of energy Rick Perry has announced $18.5 million in funding for a research and development (R&D) group to work towards reducing the cost of the US offshore wind sector.
Latest Turbine Deals On Windpower Intelligence
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|