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INDIA: Engie is teaming up with investors the Abraaj Group to develop a portfolio of wind projects totalling more than 1GW.
PORTUGAL: Two Chinese shareholders in developer EDP, have sought insight from the Portuguese government about a possible increase in the company's share capital, according to an article published in the local business press.
FRANCE: Energy engineering company Dietswell has been awarded a €2.4 million grant from the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) to further develop a semi-submersible floating platform.
AUSTRIA: Enercon is shedding 63 employees and 70 temporary workers in the installation division of its Austrian subsidiary.
UK: The first turbine has been installed at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator site 6.5 kilometres off the coast of northeast England.
ARGENTINA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won an order for 97MW at phases III and IV of the Arauco wind complex in the northwest of the country.
UK: The last of 116 turbines has been installed at E.on's 400MW Rampion wind farm located 13 kilometres off the coast of southern England.
EUROPE: A majority of citizens support the European Union's policies to tackle climate change, an opinion poll has found.
UNITED STATES: General Motors (GM) is buying 200MW of output from two wind projects to power its manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana.
INDIA: The Karnataka state electricity regulator has reduced the feed-in-tariff for wind from INR 4.50/kWh ($0.07kWh) to INR 3.73/kWh ($0.058/kWh) putting roughly 600MW of projects in jeopardy.
GERMANY: A third and final German auction round of 2017 has been launched to source up to 1GW of capacity, but future auction rounds face a rule change to combat the dominance of citizen projects.
SWEDEN: Vattenfall chief financial officer Stefan Dohler will leave the state-owned energy supplier to become the new CEO of German energy company EWE.
FRANCE: Project operator Greensolver and German manufacturer Smart Blade have formed a strategic partnership for providing products and services to the wind industry.
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Last updated 11 August 2017
|Project||Country||Capacity||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|Shandianhe II||China||99MW||China Datang Corporation Renewable Power||Vestas V110-2.0MW||2017||11/08/2017|
|Willogoleche||Australia||119MW||Engie||GE Renewable Energy 3.8MW & 3.4MW||2018||07/08/2017|
|Cactus Flats||US||148MW||Southern Power||Vestas V126-3.45MW||2018||03/08/2017|
|Windcatcher||US||2GW||Invenergy||GE Renewable Energy||2020||28/07/2017|
|Espiers||Nordex||18MW||EDF Energies Nouvelles||Nordex N117/3600||2018||26/07/2017|
|Guilleville||Nordex||17.7MW||EDF Energies Nouvelles||Nordex N117/3600, N117/3300||2018||26/07/2017|
|Tizimin||Mexico||75.6MW||Fuerza y Energía Limpia de Tizimín||SGRE G114-2.1MW||2018||24/07/2017|
|Meerhout||Belgium||10.2MW||Engie Electrabel||Senvion 3.4M114||2017||10/05/2017|
|Tolo 1||Indonesia||72MW||Equis Energy||SGRE SWT-3.6-130||2018||21/07/2017|
|Bermejo||Spain||12.6MW||DISA Duna||SGRE G114-2.1MW||2018||19/07/2017|
|Vera de Abote||Spain||10.5MW||DISA Duna||SGRE G114-2.1MW||2018||19/07/2017|