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28th October 2021

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

Top stories
GE Renewable Energy remains in the red in Q3 2021
Turbine manufacturer’s losses widen in third quarter of 2021, but narrow in first nine months of the year
  GE Renewable Energy remains in the red in Q3 2021
 
Spain awards 2.2GW of onshore wind in latest auction
Small players remain dominant in Spanish renewables tender as prices rise from record low seen in previous round
  Spain awards 2.2GW of onshore wind in latest auction
 
SGRE plans US’s first offshore wind blade factory
European manufacturer will develop site once it receives firm order for Dominion Energy's 2.6GW offshore wind farm
  SGRE plans US’s first offshore wind blade factory
 
Rotor and blades fall into sea at UK offshore wind farm
Vattenfall launches clean-up operation after rotor and blades fall into sea during maintenance work
  Rotor and blades fall into sea at UK offshore wind farm
 

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  Read the October 2021 issue of Windpower Monthly online
 
Business and companies
Merger to create major new renewables player in Brazil
Brazil’s Votorantim and Canadian pension fund CPP Investments will build on existing partnership to expand portfolio
  Merger to create major new renewables player in Brazil
 
Russian coal-mining firm to be powered by wind
Three-year PPA will cover all of Siberian Anthracite’s electricity consumption starting from 1 January 2022
  Russian coal-mining firm to be powered by wind
 
Markets and policy
Political support spurs wind power growth in South Africa
Procurement programme gives developers long-term visibility and has made the country the MEA region's top market
  Political support spurs wind power growth in South Africa
 
Wind power jobs rose in 2020 despite pandemic, says Irena
Employment has risen by more than half since 2012, but wind power lags behind other renewables for employing women, report finds
  Wind power jobs rose in 2020 despite pandemic, says Irena
 
Political u-turn shackles Mexico's booming wind market
Opening up its energy market brought billions of investment and 5GW of new wind capacity, but new development has stalled
  Political u-turn shackles Mexico's booming wind market
 

Projects and technology

MingYang secures 375MW offshore wind order in Vietnam
Cà Mau intertidal project will consist of four wind farms and will be built in two phases, according to OEM
  MingYang secures 375MW offshore wind order in Vietnam
 
Statkraft to build 400MW wind and storage project in Chile
Norwegian utility plans to invest €430 million in a wind and energy storage hybrid project in northern Chile after winning a tender
  Statkraft to build 400MW wind and storage project in Chile
 
Ørsted completes foundations installation at Hornsea Two
When it comes online next year, Ørsted’s 1,386MW offshore wind farm in UK waters will become the world’s largest
  Ørsted completes foundations installation at Hornsea Two
 
Falck and BlueFloat grow Italian pipeline to 2.5GW
Developers plan second floating offshore wind farm off southern Italy as part of 50:50 joint venture
  Falck and BlueFloat grow Italian pipeline to 2.5GW
 

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. 


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  How smart SCADA tools are making serious cost savings
 
How the latest simulation technology can reduce costs and improve productivity
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  How the latest simulation technology can reduce costs and improve productivity
 


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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