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Windpower Round-Up
Windpower Round-Up 23rd April 2019

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Editor's picks

Race to market guides SGRE 10MW technology picks
EXCLUSIVE: In order to offer its new 10MW offshore turbine commercially by 2022, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) must install the prototype this autumn. Eize de Vries speaks exclusively to the company's technical experts about the development process.
 
 
 
Wind represents 61% of European investments in 2018
The wind energy sector spent a record €65 billion in Europe last year, accounting for more than 60% of all investments in new power assets in 2018, according to new analysis.
 
 
 
Senvion secures €100m 'breathing space'
Turbine manufacturer Senvion has agreed a €100 million loan from its existing lenders, giving the company a lifeline as it navigates its administration process.
 
 
 
Enercon braced for change following dramatic German collapse
"Enercon is changing," Hans-Dieter Kettwig, managing director, said at the company's stand at the Hanover Industry Trade Fair, in response to a much smaller German market where the OEM has historically seen much of its business.
 
 
 
Conservatives against 'uneconomic wind' win in Alberta
The United Conservative Party has been elected to office in Alberta, pledging not to proceed with the province's fourth auction round for renewables.
 
 
 

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Windpower Intelligence


The latest project updates

GERMANY: The 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm has been officially opened. Located in the Baltic Sea, the 60-turbine asset began supplying electricity to the German grid in September 2018. It became fully operational in early 2019.

UK: Lewis Wind Power (LWP) is transferring ownership of the 180MW Uisenis project to the Oppenheim family. It owns the Eishken estate on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, where the project is located. The development would require a new interconnector between Lewis and the mainland.

UKRAINE: Finance has been secured for the second phase of the 250MW Syvash development. The €107.6m agreement was signed with a syndicate of development banks including Proparco, BSTDB, Finnfund, IFU and NEFCO. Saudi Arabia’s Al Gihaz has acquired a minority stake in the two-phase project, which is being developed by Total Eren and NBT in the Kherson region.

INTELLIGENCE REPORTS

Floating Offshore Wind 2018 - 2028

The focus is moving beyond pilot and demontration-scale projects. Find out where it's headed here


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