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The US has a record amount of wind capacity under construction, with some 24GW currently being built according to preliminary figures on the first half of 2019 from Windpower Intelligence.
Two American Electric Power (AEP) subsidiaries have selected three Oklahoma wind farms with a combined capacity of nearly 1.5GW they hope to buy from Invenergy.
Utility National Grid has completed its acquisition of renewables developer Geronimo Energy.
More than 9.5GW of new wind capacity will be commissioned in Central America and the Caribbean by the end of 2028, with the majority of this capacity being added in Mexico.
Colombia will hold a tender for renewable energy capacity "before the end of October" and is offering longer-duration contracts, after an auction scheduled for February was called off over anti-trust concerns.
Just two developers secured power deals for 95.2MW of wind power capacity in Brazil's latest tender, as average bid prices for the technology fell 11.5%.
Nordex received orders of just over 2GW in the second quarter of 2019 -- up 83% from one year ago -- with demand from the US being the "primary driver" of this growth.
Nordex has officially opened a nacelle and hub production plant in Argentina.
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.
Turkey's energy ministry has awarded 1GW in an onshore wind tender with the offer divided evenly between German turbine maker Enercon and Turkish energy group Enerjisa.
Faced with renewed US trade sanctions, Iran "would be better off forgetting wind energy", unless it seriously ramps up deployment, according to Hashem Oraee, president of the Iran Wind Energy Association (IRWEA).
After only ten months in the job, France's minister for ecological transition François de Rugy has resigned, following alleged misuse of public money.
US-based blade manufacturer TPI Composites has acquired a team of engineers from Euros Group, which is owned by cash-strapped turbine manufacturer Senvion.
Simon-Hermann Wobben has resigned from his post as co-managing director at Enercon after almost three years in the role.
Danish conglomerate AP Møller has agreed to acquire KK Group, the parent company of control systems specialist KK Wind Solutions.
Indian independent power producer (IPP) Greenko Energy plans to use $824 million in recently raised equity funding to support construction of renewable energy projects integrated with storage and further acquisitions.
Mainstream Renewable Power has named Raghuram Natarajan as its new CEO for its Asia-Pacific business, where the developer is focusing much more of its activity.
Soon after Narendra Modi's re-election, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is battling to resolve key issues facing renewables. But state governments have other ideas.
Goldwind has agreed to supply Australia's largest plastic recycling plant with power from one of its wind farms.