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NextEra Energy Partners to acquire 1.3GW-plus portfolio

UNITED STATES: NextEra Energy Partners has agreed to acquire a 1.3GW-plus portfolio of wind and solar projects for approximately $1.275 billion from its parent company.

NextEra to replace Iowan nuclear with wind

UNITED STATES: Electricity supplier NextEra Energy will close a nuclear plant five years earlier than anticipated, and partially make up for the lost output with new and existing wind capacity.

Wind investments rise in first half of 2018

WORLDWIDE: Large project financings caused total investments in wind power to surge in the first half of 2018, while those in solar PV slowed, according to new figures.

Xcel Energy expands US plans

UNITED STATES: Xcel Energy has broadened its US expansion plans to 11 new wind projects across seven states, totalling 3.38GW in capacity.

Europe's repowering drive stuck in bottom gear

EUROPE: Once seen as a substantial sector for growth, the increasing shift towards competitive tendering and a lack of political goodwill is forcing repowering projects to compete against new build for fewer available contracts across Europe.

E.on in $300 million dispute over terminated PPA

UNITED STATES: German utility E.on is fighting publicly over a lucrative power purchase agreement (PPA) for the output from its 200.1MW Papalote Creek II project in Texas.

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