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PANAMA: Vestas has received its first order for a wind farm in Panama, the 66MW Toabré project in the central province of Coclé.
UNITED STATES: Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas has been awarded a 442MW order from developer Xcel Energy.
UNITED STATES: Senvion's North American chief said the business unit is going "all in" on its new 4.2MW turbine in a bid to get ahead of the curve.
UNITED STATES: Connecticut has awarded Deepwater Wind 200MW of grid capacity for its Revolution Wind project off the US' north-east coast.
PERU: Enel Green Power has commissioned the country's largest wind farm, the 132MW Wayra I project.
CHILE: US developer Pattern Energy has agreed a $67 million deal to sell its Chilean operations and the 70% stake it holds in the 115MW El Arrayán project.
ARGENTINA: Vestas will supply and install 28 turbines for two wind farms in the eastern province of Buenos Aires.
CHILE: A proposal to tighten up building standards in Chile in the wake of a massive earthquake could force manufacturers to produce specially strengthened components for the country's growing wind-energy industry, making the sector less competitive.
AFRICA: Chris Antonopoulos, CEO of renewable energy developer and investor, Lekela Power, believes investors should play a more hands-on role in local communities around renewable energy projects.
TANZANIA: Australian developer Windlab has received environmental approval for what could be the country's first wind farm.
SOUTH AFRICA: Developer Mainstream Renewable Power has reached the financial close on two wind projects in South Africa totaling 250MW, as the nation's wind industry begins its recovery.
SOUTH AFRICA: The country plans to auction about 1.8GW of renewable energy projects later this year, energy ministry Jeff Radebe has announced.
UK: The rapidly expanding offshore wind market in Taiwan has attracted a lot of attention in the last 12 months, with new MHI Vestas CEO Phillipe Kavafyan describing the island state as "the Denmark of Southeast Asia".
SPAIN: Nordex will supply a total of 31 AW132 3MW and 3.3MW turbines, to three projects of 95MW total capacity.
NETHERLANDS: Italian supplier Prysmian has won an order from contractor Van Oord to supply 66kV inter-array cables to the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind project.
NETHERLANDS: Lagerwey has been contracted to build what it claims is the country's first wind farm to be entirely publicly owned.
INDIA: DNV GL is exhibiting the results of a four-year study into the potential for offshore wind in India at the Global Offshore Wind 2018 conference in Manchester, England today.
PAKISTAN: Federal and provincial government should draw up co-ordinated development strategies if the country is to avoid falling further behind in the transition towards renewable energy, according to a new report.
KAZAKHSTAN: Italian firm Eni has taken the final investment decision (FID) to build, develop and operate a 50MW wind farm in the north-west of the country.
INDIA: Prices remained at INR 2.51/kWh ($0.0374/kWh) in the Solar Energy Corporation of India's (SECI's) latest 2GW wind auction.