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March 02, 2015
Bright spot for wind farms amid RET gloom
Canberra, Australia (SPX) Feb 13, 2015
The announcement from the ACT Government that three new wind farms will be built thanks to its wind energy reverse auction was a bright spot for the large-scale renewable energy sector following a year when investment dropped off the face of a cliff, the clean energy industry peak body said today. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said new wind projects completely dried up in 2014 due to the uncertainty created by the Federal Government's review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET ... read more
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Wind energy: TUV Rheinland supervises Senvion sale
TUV Rheinland provided American investor Centerbridge Partners LP important consultancy support and technical due diligence prior to its purchase of German wind-energy facilities manufacturer Senvio ... more

No surprises for wind industry in NHMRC report
The National Health and Medical Research Council's (NHMRC's) report on wind farms and health, released today, found no link between wind turbines and health impacts, the clean energy industry peak b ... more

Allianz acquire OX2 wind farm in northern Sweden
The global insurance company Allianz has signed agreements to acquire an additional 33 MW of nameplate capacity at Maevaara wind farm in Northern Sweden from the Nordic renewable energy developer, O ... more


Deep-water wind energy coming to Germany
With 80 wind turbines in place, German utility company E.ON said Wednesday it was one step closer to activating a deep-water wind farm off the German coast. ... more


More wind power coming to Polish grid
German energy company RWE said Monday the Polish renewable energy sector is a core market, with 73 megawatts of new wind power expected on the grid this year. ... more
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Massachusetts set for offshore wind energy
Wind energy potential in the Atlantic holds promise as a new source of renewable energy and economic stimulus, the U.S. Interior Department secretary said. ... more

150-MW Briscoe wind project fully funded
Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley are pleased to announce they have completed financing for the 150-megawatt (MW) Briscoe Wind Farm, L ... more
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New wind farm study a load of hot air
A new noise report on a wind farm in Victoria comes to questionable conclusions, and the vast weight of scientific evidence shows that wind turbines do not directly affect health, the Clean Energy C ... more

Dulas to acquire fleet of ZephIR Lidars for rental to UK wind market
Trusted providers of bankable wind data, Dulas, have confirmed plans today to acquire 'a fleet' of ZephIR 300 and ZephIR DM's to work as rental lidars to the UK and wider European market. This expan ... more

Offshore wind would boost jobs, energy more than oil: study
Developing offshore wind technology in the Atlantic Ocean would produce twice the energy and job growth as drilling for oil would, an environmental group said Wednesday. ... more
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ConEd Development acquires wind farm on South Dakota ranch
A parcel of land in Clark County, South Dakota - owned by a respected family with roots in the state dating back to 1901 - will soon serve as a wind farm providing enough electricity to power approx ... more

295 MW German wind farm ready to go
German renewable energy company RWE Innogy said all 48 turbines at the Nordsee Ost wind farm off the German coast are in place. ... more
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An environmental group said a bill extending tax relief for the U.S. wind energy sector pales in comparison to subsidies for the fossil fuels industry. ... more

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Virginia mulls offshore wind energy
Virginia's plans for offshore wind installations will be weighed against the environment and socioeconomic impacts, the federal government said. ... more

AREVA maintenance contract for five years renewed in the North Sea
AREVA and the operating consortium DOTI (Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur GmbH and Co. KG) signed a five years contract for the service and maintenance of the AREVA turbines at the alpha ... more
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New acreage available for U.S. offshore wind energy


Labor building behind East Coast wind energy industry


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British study raises questions about wind energy reliability


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Study recommends ongoing assessment of offshore wind farms

U.S. states get federal backing for clean-energy programs

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RWE says Nordsee Ost wind farm off German coast nearly ready

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Scottish renewable energy output up 30 percent from 2013

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RWE Innogy gets new British wind energy running

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