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Windpower Weekly 17th January 2019

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

Top Stories
Latest 10MW turbine launched by SGRE
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unveiled its version of a 10MW offshore wind turbine, following similar product launches by sector rivals.
  Latest 10MW turbine launched by SGRE
 
Supply chain constraints threaten US installations
A rush to meet deadlines for securing production tax credits (PTCs) in the US could lead to project cancellations and postponements and put billions of dollars of revenue at risk, analysts predict.
  Supply chain constraints threaten US installations
 
Gujarat land allocation logjam threatens wind's viability
Nearly 2GW wind capacity from federal auctions is stranded in Gujarat because of land allocation issues.
  Gujarat land allocation logjam threatens wind's viability
 
GE's 12MW Haliade-X due for tests in Rotterdam
The first prototype of the 12MW Haliade-X turbine will be installed in Rotterdam in the Netherlands this summer, manufacturer GE has announced.
  GE's 12MW Haliade-X due for tests in Rotterdam
 

Business and Companies
Nordex wins 4.75GW of orders in 2018
Nordex recorded a 73% year-on-year increase in orders in 2018 as we chart the German company's growth since 2014.
  Nordex wins 4.75GW of orders in 2018
 
Irena elects new director-general
The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) has selected Francesco La Camera to be its next director-general, replacing Adnan Z Amin from April.
  Irena elects new director-general
 
Stable Senvion 2018 intake skewed by absent offshore orders
A 14% fall in order intake, when measured in Euros, in 2018 hides the fact that Senvion is diversifying and growing after securing 2GW of new orders.
  Stable Senvion 2018 intake skewed by absent offshore orders
 
Former Danish PM nominated to Vestas board
Helle Thorning-Schmidt has been nominated to sit on the board of turbine manufacturer Vestas. Thorning-Schmidt served as Danish prime minister from 2011 to 2015.
  Former Danish PM nominated to Vestas board
 
Enel launches €1 billion green bond
Enel has launched a €1 billion green bond to finance clean energy projects including development of renewable energy projects, smart grid technology and demand response initiatives.
  Enel launches €1 billion green bond
 
K2 Management lines up next CEO
Danish Consultancy K2 Management has appointed a new CEO after parting company with its former head last year.
  K2 Management lines up next CEO
 

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. 


Sponsored Content
Ingeteam: 'We offer the best technology to our clients without any limitations'
Ingeteam spoke to Windpower TV about the advantages of being an independent company and learning from multiple different sectors.
  Ingeteam: 'We offer the best technology to our clients without any limitations'
 
Markets and Policy
First Tunisia tender rewards European firms
Four projects of 30MW each have been awarded under the first round of the 'authorisation regime', representing an investment of TND400 million (€115.2 million), the Tunisian government announced.
  First Tunisia tender rewards European firms
 
Swedish certificate proposal 'threatens investments'
The Swedish Energy Agency's (SEA) proposal to run the country's green certificate system until the end of 2030 could drive down prices and bankrupt early investors, the country's wind industry body has warned.
  Swedish certificate proposal 'threatens investments'
 
New York ups offshore plans to 9GW
Plans to nearly quadruple the state's offshore wind target to 9GW by 2035 have been unveiled by New York governor Andrew Cuomo.
  New York ups offshore plans to 9GW
 
German offshore production growth slows
Offshore wind farms in the German North Sea produced nearly 5% more in 2018 than in the previous year, data released by transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet reveals.
  German offshore production growth slows
 


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. 

Project Development
EDF-Masdar win 400MW Saudi Arabia project
The 400MW Dumat Al Jandal project in Saudi Arabia will be built by a consortium of the French energy firm and the Middle Eastern developer after securing a $21.30/MWh offtake deal.
  EDF-Masdar win 400MW Saudi Arabia project
 
PNE repowers German wind farm to 21.6MW
PNE has completed repowering a wind farm in north-west Germany, halving the number of turbines, but more than doubling its output, the developer claimed.
  PNE repowers German wind farm to 21.6MW
 
UAE's Masdar acquires first US project stakes
Masdar has acquired shares in two onshore wind projects in the US from John Laing Group.
  UAE's Masdar acquires first US project stakes
 
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