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Too many hurdles could kill off US's first HVDC line in 20 years

Too many hurdles could kill off US's first HVDC line in 20 years

UNITED STATES: It looks like the end of the line for Clean Line Energy's most advanced project -- the Plains & Eastern transmission line.

US steel tariffs 'not a deal-breaker'

US steel tariffs 'not a deal-breaker'

UNITED STATES: Donald Trump's aggressive new steel tariffs could raise the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) for a new wind project in the US by 2-3% on average, according to Make Consulting.

More states set to call offshore wind tenders

More states set to call offshore wind tenders

UNITED STATES: Now that the first project is operational, several north-eastern states are getting serious about offshore wind.

Three steps to turbine repowering

Three steps to turbine repowering

UNITED STATES: By 2018, almost a third of installed wind power capacity in the US will be at least a decade old -- a total of almost 25GW.


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Market Status: United States - Two-year boom could add more than 16GW

UNITED STATES The US is expecting a healthy volume of wind installation in 2015, around 50% up on 2014 as developers scramble to use December's extension of the wind production tax credit (PTC).

Special reports

US wind industry - Special Report

US wind industry - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the major issues dominating the US wind market

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Windpower Offshore looks at operations and maintenance strategies that can help cut the cost of offshore wind energy as the sector continues to grow.

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Windpower Monthly looks at the continuing growth of wind power in Latin America as more countries prepare to build substantial capacity.