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Windpower Round-Up
Windpower Round-Up 02nd April 2020

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This week's top stories

Covid-19 update: SGRE re-opens UK plant
How the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is impacting the industry's 2020 goals.
How SGRE is winning the offshore OEM war
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is tightening its grip on the offshore wind market, new figures from Windpower Monthy’s research arm, Windpower Intelligence, reveal.
Global wind installations up 19% in 2019
Global wind power installations increased by almost a fifth to 60.4GW in 2019 -- the second-highest annual total on record.
Russia should 'achieve grid parity by 2035', trade body says
The current situation in the Russian wind power industry remains stable, despite a growing threat of a recession in the national economy and the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Nordex optimistic despite Covid-19 uncertainty
Nordex expects increased sales and operating profit in 2020 due to a larger order book, but conceded there is “significant uncertainty” about how the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic might affect its business performance.

WATCH:In the first of a new video series on the transformative potential of offshore wind, we speak to Lloyd’s Register’s Rene Lutzen about the complexities of underwater noise detection.

Windpower Intelligence

The latest project updates

BRAZIL: Siemens Gamesa will supply 52 SG 5.8-170 turbines to AES’ 312MW Tucano project in Bahia. Scheduled for commissioning in 2021, they will operate at up to 6.2MW.

NORWAY: Vestas has received an order from Macquarie Group’s Green Investment Group, for 19 V150-4.2 MW turbines. They are destined for the 80MW Buheii project. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2021, with commissioning planned for Q4 2021. Vestas will then provide service for 25 years.

UK: VolkerInfra has been contracted to provide onshore export cable installation services, for the 448MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore project. It is being developed in the North Sea off Fife, Scotland.


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