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Windpower Round-Up
Windpower Round-Up 19th November 2018

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Wind to be EU's largest power source by 2027
WORLDWIDE: Wind will become the largest power source by generation in the European Union (EU) by 2027, according to the International Energy Agency's (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2018 report.
Senvion makes net loss in 'challenging' environment
GERMANY: Senvion's revenue and earnings fell in the third quarter and the first nine months of the year, as it faced "challenging industry developments", acting CEO Manav Sharma said.
Goldwind gives details on 8MW turbine
CHINA: An 8MW turbine plus a model with a 184-metre rotor diameter are among four new designs from leading Chinese manufacturer Goldwind.
Finland launches 1.4TWh auction
FINLAND: The Finnish Energy Agency has launched a technology-neutral renewable energy tender, inviting bids from wind, solar, biomass, biogas and wave generators before the end of the year.
Germany's renewables act revision flatters to deceive
GERMANY: The latest revision of the renewable energy act, expected to take effect in early 2019, will add new auctions to next year's onshore wind calendar, but it is not as good as it looks.
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The latest project updates

TAIWAN: Subsea 7 subsidiary, Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), will install the export and inter-array cables at wpd’s Yunlin, with offshore activities planned for 2020. The 640MW project is being developed at a site in the Taiwan Strait, 8km off Yunlin County.

AUSTRALIA: Vestas will supply 80 V150-4.2 MW turbines, to Tilt Renewables’ 336MW Dundonnell project in Victoria. The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of the turbines, electrical balance of plant infrastructure and at least 15 years of service. Commercial operations are scheduled to commence in the third quarter of 2020.

CHINA: Sichuan Energy Investment Group's 85MW Xueshan wind farm has been brought online. It comprises 34 x 2.5MW turbines. Meanwhile, Anhui Development and Reform Commission has given the go-ahead for the 50MW Shencun and 50MW Weiguhe developments.


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