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The US's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), says it will honour its long-term renewable-energy contracts -- including those for some 2.15GW of wind power -- as it struggles to exit bankruptcy.
Onshore wind power will be disadvantaged when its key support mechanism in the US expires next year, while solar PV retaining a tax deduction will make it more competitive, analysts believe.
Social media giant Facebook has inked a new power purchase agreement with what will be the single-largest wind project in Texas, as the corporate PPA market continues apace in the US.
After a period of zero growth, wind deployment is beginning to take off again in France's overseas territories, but will need to speed up further to achieve the government's 2030 target.
Norway's Statkraft plans to invest $180 million building three wind farms in central Chile.
Dutch infrastructure investment fund manager DIF Capital Partners has agreed to buy a 51.7MW wind farm in Uruguay from German manufacturer Enercon and compatriot developer Eab New Energy.
A GE turbine collapsed at a wind farm in north-east Brazil, injuring a worker and sparking a probe into the fifth such incident this year, the manufacturer confirmed.
Norwegian energy company Equinor has entered the Argentine wind sector by acquiring a 50% stake in a 120MW wind project under construction in the south of the country.
Developers Windlab and Eurus Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kenyan authorities for what could be Africa's first hybrid renewable energy plant.
Lekela has reached financial close on the 250MW West Bakr project in north Egypt, nearly four years after first signing a memorandum of understanding over the project.
Vestas will supply a consortium of EDF Renewables and Masdar with 99 turbines for Saudi Arabia's first utility-scale wind farm.
A surge of confirmed deals in South Africa led to Africa's turbine order intake reaching a record 1.5GW last year, according to new figures.
Senvion's service contracts and the opportunities they present for forging future repowering deals are likely to be among the embattled manufacturer's most attractive assets as competitor Siemens Gamesa pursues a deal, according to a wind power industry analyst.
Senvion's demise has been on the cards for some time, but its collapse means the industry has lost a prominent technological pioneer in both the onshore and offshore sectors. Eize de Vries looks back on the company's impact on wind power development.
The Russian government has finally approved the allocation of RUB 222 billion (€3.14 billion) to support wind projects between 2022 and 2035.
The European Commission (EC) has given final approval to the asset swap deal that paves the way for German utility RWE to hold a 9GW-plus renewables portfolio and E.on to grow its distribution and retail businesses.
French developer Neoen is planning a major hybrid project in South Australia with up to 1.8GW of wind and solar plus a storage component dwarfing the world's current largest lithium-ion battery.
Software company Ping Services will install 55 monitoring devices that use acoustic analysis, machine learning and internet-of-things technology to detect damage to wind turbine blades at a project in Victoria, Australia.
Australia's renewable energy target (RET) of 33TWh will be met early, following the completion of Goldwind's Cattle Hill project in Tasmania, according to industry body the Clean Energy Council.
Australian developer Tilt Renewables' board has approved investment in the 133MW Waipipi wind farm in New Zealand, paving the way for financial close.