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Windpower Round-Up
Windpower Round-Up 18th September 2018

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Editor's picks

Second joint German wind-solar tender launched
Vietnam raises wind tariffs
Nordex to supply 252MW in South Africa
Vestas' Russian blade-making plant nears completion
Wind to power Google's Finnish data centre

Meanwhile in Dallas, Texas...

Wind industry specialists will be gathering together this October to discuss the challenge of dealing with increasingly ageing fleets and how to optimise and prolong blade lifespan.

- What tools and technologies will help them with this challenge?

- Should there be a standardised approach to repairs?

Want to know more? You can read about it here

Windpower Intelligence

The latest project updates

AUSTRALIA: Infigen is to add a 25MW/52MWh battery to its 278.5MW Lake Bonney wind farm in South Australia. It should become operational in the first half of 2019. The wind farm was brought online in three stages, in 2005, 2008 and 2010.

BELGIUM: Opponents of Engie-Electrabel’s 19.2MW Trois-Ponts have filed an appeal, seeking annulment of the six-turbine development’s permit. They cite visual impact concerns. The project is planned for a site in Liège Province.

USA: ENGIE North America has secured $147m in construction financing and $155m in tax equity financing, for its 200MW Live Oak project in Schleicher County, Texas. The 76 SWT-2.625-120 turbines are due to come online by the end of 2018.


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