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SGRE wins 72MW Indonesia deal

SGRE wins 72MW Indonesia deal

INDONESIA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won a turbine order from independent power producer Equis Energy, including engineering, procurement and construction.

Path cleared for Scottish offshore projects

Path cleared for Scottish offshore projects

UK: A court in Scotland has refused the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds' request to challenge a decision backing 2.3GW of offshore wind capacity.

Calls for offshore cap increase

Calls for offshore cap increase

GERMANY: A group of wind organisations have called for the cap on offshore installations to be increased as the total fleet grew by 626MW in H1 2017.

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Nordex, SGRE, Vestas win deals

WORLDWIDE: Three major turbine manufacturers have been awarded small deals across three markets, totalling 85.5MW.

Senvion wins debut Croatia deal

CROATIA: Senvion has won a turbine order from local firm Vjetroelektrana Orjak to supply a 10MW project in southern Croatia.

Saudi launches 400MW tender at Dumat al Jandal

SAUDI ARABIA: The government has launched a pre-qualification round for 400MW of wind energy at Dumat al Jandal, in the northern Al Jouf region.

SGRE wins 118MW Turkish order

TURKEY: Siemens-Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded the contract to supply 36 3.3MW turbines for two projects in Konya province in the Central Anatolia region.

Vestas wins 22MW Dutch deal

NETHERLANDS: Vestas has been awarded a 22MW turbine order from local developer Eneco for the second phase of a repowering project on the Dutch coast.

In Depth

Island Life

GREECE: Global Wind Day on 15 June celebrated the 500GW installed capacity milestone. Much of that is installed on wide open plains. However, sometimes the industry goes to extraordinary lengths to get to the best winds

Viewpoint: Keep an open mind to get the most out of real sites

WORLDWIDE: In recent months, subsidy-free bids have dominated headlines as wind continues to demonstrate its burgeoning competitiveness with fossil-based generation.

Foundations for life

WORLDWIDE: Are the negative effects of offshore wind farm construction on the marine environment balanced by the positive effects of boosting marine biodiversity once the foundations are in place? It is all a question of scale.

'Still some milestones ahead'

UK: Bigger turbines and the creation of a local supply chain are raising expectations for the future of offshore wind in the UK. The next step could be looking at export potential.

UK offshore wind enters the next chapter

UK: Dong Energy's Burbo Bank Extension is the first project to be commissioned after winning support in the UK's initial contracts for difference tender in 2014. David Milborrow looks at the balance sheet for this new round of offshore wind farms.

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Latest Turbine Deals On Windpower Intelligence

Last updated 02 June 2017

ProjectCountryCapacityDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Jaeun Island South Korea 21MW Serveone Vestas V126-3.45MW 2017 31/05/2017
Santa Rita US 300MW Invenergy GE Renewable Energy GE2.5-116 2018 31/05/2017
Senjitu III China 148.5MW HECIC GE Renewable Energy GE2.75-120 2018 11/05/2017
Qiansongba China 50MW HECIC GE Renewable Energy GE1.85-82.5 2018 11/05/2017
Nivelles Belgium 13.6MW Ventis Senvion 3.4M114 2017 10/05/2017
Molenbaix Belgium 10MW Eneco, Clef Senvion MM100 2MW 2017 10/05/2017
Moulins Saint Roch Belgium 8MW Ipalle Senvion MM100 2MW 2018 10/05/2017
Meerhout Belgium 10.2MW Engie Electrabel Senvion 3.4M114 2017 10/05/2017
Minderhout Belgium 3MW Storm Senvion 3.0M122 2017 10/05/2017
Limbwas India 100.8MW ReNew Power Suzlon S111 2.1MW 2018 20/04/2017
Vaclavice Czech Republic 26MW EEH Senvion MM100 2MW, MM92 2MW 2017 11/04/2017
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