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Legal challenges to onshore wind projects in France should move faster through the courts thanks to two measures enacted on 1 December.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded the first contract for its 4MW class of turbines since upgrading the platform's nominal power rating to 4.5MW.
A tender for 500MW of wind power capacity has been issued by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco).
Developer Lekela has broken ground on Senegal's first utility-scale wind farm, the 158.7MW Taiba N'Diaye project.
The summer heat wave that swept across Europe caused record-breaking temperatures, wildfires and, according to some analyses, an increased death toll.
Assuming no further unwelcome changes are to follow, the suspension of Mexico's fourth clean energy auction is unlikely to dent investors confidence, according to a senior analyst.
MEXICO: The new government has suspended an ongoing clean energy auction without saying when results will be announced or when contracts may be awarded.
NETHERLANDS: The Dutch government is again offering the rights to build and operate 700MW in the North Sea without subsidy.
Atlases and the maps they contain have been used for hundreds of years as a means of navigating the unknown. Wind atlases serve the same purpose. They are designed to help stakeholders identify locations of high wind speeds and understand the overall potential for wind development in an area.
As demand for rare-earth elements pushes up prices, Windpower Monthly looks at how the wind industry is applying the lessons learned from the last price hike in 2011.
UK: Draft plans for the UK's next contracts for difference (CfD) budget for offshore wind may show a reduced ambition but there are still positive signals.
UK: London Array has more than twice the number of turbines, but Ørsted's Walney Extension project in the Irish Sea is now, officially, offshore wind's largest operating project at 659MW.
GERMANY: The discovery of protected species on a potential or operating site is enough to make the hearts of developers and operators sink, but thanks to better understanding and monitoring of wildlife behaviour, there are measures to help wind projects and nature co-exist.