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UK: Moventas has said that its proposed expansion in the UK, including the construction of a factory, will be put on hold until the offshore market in the country recovers, but said is looking to expand in the US.
UNITED STATES: Enel has secured a larger power-offtake deal with social media giant Facebook at its 320MW Rattlesnake Creek project in Nebraska, US, with software provider Adobe, also signing on.
UNITED STATES: Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy) and New England utility Eversource have signed a letter of intent with NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES) to develop a storage component for the Bay State Wind project.
UNITED STATES: The up-to 1.6GW Bay State Wind project has been fast-tracked by the federal government, becoming the first offshore wind project to do so.
UNITED STATES: New York governor Andrew Cuomo has awarded $1.4 billion in credits for 26 renewable projects, including three wind farms with a combined capacity of more than 700MW.
UNITED STATES: Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has contracted an unexploded ordnance management (UXO) expert to carry out surveys for offshore wind farms in two budding markets.
UNITED STATES: Utility Hawaiian Electric has opened a request for proposals (RFP) for 300MW of renewable energy projects to be spread across three islands.
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.
UNITED STATES: Now that the first project is operational, several north-eastern states are getting serious about offshore wind.
UNITED STATES: Clean Line Energy Partners has asked the Missouri supreme court to review state regulators' recent decision to refuse a development permit for the Grain Belt Express HVDC transmission line.
UNITED STATES: Construction of the 730-mile TransWest Express (TWE) transmission project could start in 2019, if all permits are secured and there is enough electricity demand in California.
UNITED STATES: Variable renewable resources are not a reliability risk for America's electricity grid, according to a leaked preliminary draft of a closely watched report for the US Department of Energy (DOE).
UNITED STATES: As the US wind industry races to complete projects before the PTC expires, concerns are growing over looming tax reforms and the threat of border tariffs.