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Windpower Weekly 16th July 2020

Welcome to your subscriber-only round-up of news, analysis and features on Windpower Monthly from the last seven days. 

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Sales slump relief: OEM orders recover in June
Turbine purchasing bounced back in June after a dramatic slump in the preceding months, according to the latest data collated by Windpower Intelligence (WPI), the research division of Windpower Monthly.
  Sales slump relief: OEM orders recover in June
 
First 10MW Chinese turbine connected to the grid
Chinese manufacturer Dongfang has connected the country’s first 10MW offshore wind turbine to the grid.
  First 10MW Chinese turbine connected to the grid
 
Record H1 investments in offshore despite pandemic
Investments in new offshore wind capacity reached $35 billion in the first half of 2020, defying the Covid-19 recession, new analysis suggests.
  Record H1 investments in offshore despite pandemic
 
SGRE targets India with tailored new turbine
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has launched a new turbine, the SG 3.4-145, specificlly developed to further boost the company's presence in the Indian market.
  SGRE targets India with tailored new turbine
 

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WATCHWindpower Monthly visited UL's offices in Pamplona and Cambridge to discuss their RAMP platform. We spoke to Alistair Blackmore, product strategy manager, Jose Javier Ripa, business fevelopment manager, and Santiago Lopez, global director of asset management services. 

Business and companies
Shareholders approve Siemens Energy spin-off
Siemens is set to transfer its 67.1% stake in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to its gas and power unit, after a majority of shareholders approved plans for the transfer.
  Shareholders approve Siemens Energy spin-off
 

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WATCH: We speak to Lloyd’s Register’s Will Hodshon about the benefits of feasibility assessments and 3D ground modelling. It’s hugely beneficial if you can build some in-depth knowledge and understanding of the ground conditions of a site through desktop studies as it may even negate the need for conducting reconnaissance style surveys prior to securing a project.

Markets and policy
'Tens of thousands of turbines': Biden looks to wind for green deal
The Democrats' presidential candidate, Joe Biden, has unveiled a $2 trillion package of clean energy and sustainability measures to decarbonise the US power sector by 2035 ahead of the country’s election in November.
  'Tens of thousands of turbines': Biden looks to wind for green deal
 
Ukraine slashes wind tariff by 7.5%
The Ukrainian parliament has approved a bill cutting the green tariff for wind farms by 7.5% — from €102/MWh to €94.35/MWh — for wind farms commissioned between 1 July 2015 and 31 December 2019, effective from 1 July.
  Ukraine slashes wind tariff by 7.5%
 
UK clears path to support storage for wind power
The UK government will relax construction barriers surrounding large-scale battery projects in support of wind power across England and Wales.
  UK clears path to support storage for wind power
 

GLOBAL REGIONS AND COUNTRY PROFILE PAGES
Take a look at our new sortable list of wind power capacities from around the world. Then take a deeper dive into your chosen country with our new market-specific pages with confidence ratings and the latest developments. 


Projects and technology
Nordex reaps benefits of its industry headstart
Nordex has secured another big order for its N149 4MW-plus platform with a 65-turbine, 312MW deal in Spain.
  Nordex reaps benefits of its industry headstart
 
'Wind turbines could be the electric cars of grid services'
Modern wind turbines would need only small tweaks to supply grid services currently provided by conventional sources, such as natural gas plants, according to a US Department of Energy-led study.
  'Wind turbines could be the electric cars of grid services'
 
Floating wind to 'accelerate to 70GW by 2040'
Global floating wind capacity could grow from less than 100MW today to 10GW by 2030 and then to more than 70GW by 2040, but challenges remain, according to new analysis.
  Floating wind to 'accelerate to 70GW by 2040'
 
CIP closes 487MW onshore finance deal
The Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has secured €380m in green finance to shore up 12 wind projects under construction in Spain totalling 487MW capacity.
  CIP closes 487MW onshore finance deal
 
Japan confirms 10 offshore wind sites for potential build-out
Japanese authorities have finalised 10 floating sites with the potential for offshore wind development around the country.
  Japan confirms 10 offshore wind sites for potential build-out
 


TENDER WATCH
The shift to auctions is having a profound effect on the industry across the entire supply chain and servicing. This interactive table monitors where auctions are taking place, the prices seen in those markets and who the winners are. 

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