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Republicans propose eliminating PTC subsidy

Republicans propose eliminating PTC subsidy

The newly introduced PTC Elimination Act contrasts sharply with a Democrat bill proposed earlier this summer to extend the US' wind power sector's main support scheme

Worker dies in fall at US wind  farm

Worker dies in fall at US wind farm

A 39-year-old man fell to his death while working uptower on a turbine at the Langford wind project in Texas

GE Renewable Energy secures 576MW Invenergy order

GE Renewable Energy secures 576MW Invenergy order

Orders for 576 MW of onshore wind tech from Invenergy include GE’s 2.X-127 and 2.X-116 turbines

Nordex secures 312MW US order for 4MW-plus turbines

Nordex secures 312MW US order for 4MW-plus turbines

Nordex's latest US order is part of a growing trend of orders for turbines rated 4MW and above

Icebreaker freshwater project thrown a lifeline over night-time shutdown

Icebreaker freshwater project thrown a lifeline over night-time shutdown

US wind project granted a stay of execution following “valid objections” to a shutdown decision that could have made the Lake Erie wind project financially unfeasible

Siemens Gamesa slashes jobs at US blade factory

Siemens Gamesa slashes jobs at US blade factory

Siemens Gamesa reduces headcount at Iowa plant and discontinues blades for older turbines