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GE unveils 4.8MW turbine

UNITED STATES: GE Renewable Energy has burst onto the 4MW onshore turbine market unveiling a 4.8MW machine, with a 158-metre rotor, one of the largest offered by any manufacturer.

Engie acquires 608MW Brazilian pipeline

BRAZIL: Utility Engie has confirmed an agreement to acquire 608MW of wind power developing rights in the Brazilian state of Bahia from local developer Renova Energia.

Bladena appoints former GE offshore CEO

DENMARK: Blade specialist Bladena has appointed former GE offshore wind CEO Anders Soe Jensen as its new chairman.

Morocco confirms 850MW tender results

MOROCCO: A consortium of Enel Green Power (EGP), Nareva and Siemens has been officially named as preferred bidders to develop five projects in Morocco, totalling 850MW


Analysis: Siemens seeks strength in Gamesa's emerging markets

GERMANY/SPAIN: Speculation rolls on over the type of deal that is likely to emerge from Siemens' interest in Gamesa.An announcement to the Spanish financial regulator in late January reported that German conglomerate Siemens had contracted Deutsche Bank to look at the viability of a possible acquisition of its turbine-manufacturing rival.

Buying in expertise for rapid growth

WORLDWIDE: Merger and acquisition activity in the wind industry continues to rise, with the major turbine makers showing a growing appetite for swallowing up the services and technology independents.

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