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GE turbine sales down in 'challenging' market

GE turbine sales down in 'challenging' market

US: GE remains optimistic of a continuing "strong global demand for onshore wind" despite a "challenging price dynamic" cutting its renewables profit by half.

Supreme court overrules Grain Belt rejection

Supreme court overrules Grain Belt rejection

UNITED STATES: The Missouri supreme court has ruled state regulators wrongly rejected a development permit for the Grain Belt Express high voltage transmission line.

Ørsted launches Ocean Wind lidar buoy

Ørsted launches Ocean Wind lidar buoy

UNITED STATES: Developer Ørsted has started measuring wind and wave conditions to determine the best turbine locations for its Ocean Wind project off the coast of New Jersey.

NY sets 800MW procurement date

NY sets 800MW procurement date

UNITED STATES: New York state will hold a solicitation for 800MW of offshore wind capacity in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Ontario government cancels wind farm contracts

Ontario government cancels wind farm contracts

CANADA: Four large wind farms are among hundreds of other renewable energy projects to have their contracts cancelled by the new Ontario government.

Duke Energy rejects RFP wind farms

Duke Energy rejects RFP wind farms

UNITED STATES: Utility Duke Energy has abandoned plans to source 500MW of wind energy in the Carolinas due to financial concerns. It will instead try to source other renewable energy sources.