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Windpower Round-Up
Windpower Round-Up 19th February 2020

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This week's top stories

Suzlon on the brink as debts mount
Suzlon recorded another $100 million-plus loss in the third quarter of its fiscal year, while its debt grew, turbine deliveries ground to a halt and restructuring talks with lenders continued without resolution.
‘Energy transition underway’ as global emissions flatline
Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions remained static in 2019 with more renewables and nuclear output, and advanced economies switching from coal to natural gas.
Mayflower lowers US offshore to $58/MWh
Shell and EDP Renewables’ 804MW Mayflower Wind project will generate electricity for $58.47/MWh over its 20-year lifetime, marking a new benchmark for US offshore wind.
EDF buys into 1GW Irish offshore project
EDF Group has bought a 50% stake in the Codling offshore wind farm, clearing the way for its clean energy subsidiary to develop the 1GW Irish project with Fred Olsen Renewables.
Middle East and African installations slow in 2019
Wind power installations slowed in Africa and the Middle East last year, according to Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) figures, but the industry body expects faster growth in the next five years.

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The latest project updates

SWEDEN: Vestas will supply V162-5.6 MW turbines to Stena Renewable’s 39MW Riskebo project in Hedemora Municipality. Delivery is due to begin in Q3 2021, with commissioning planned for Q4. Vestas will then provide service for 30 years.




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