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Cibuk 1 attracts IFC finance
The EBRD and IFC have agreed on a €215 million lending package to boost renewable energy production in Serbia.
Siemens inaugurates the first blade plant in the MENA region
Siemens Gamesa has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory in Tangier, Morocco.
Colbun plans 607 MW wind farm
Energy firm Colbun has been awarded the rights to build a large-scale wind farm on federal land in northern Chile.
Innogy opts for 9.5 MW hardware for Triton Knoll
Triton Knoll has revealed that it has selected MHI Vestas as its preferred turbine supplier for its flagship offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Engie seals new wind partnership
Engie has created a partnership with the Abraaj Group to build a pipeline of wind energy projects in India.
Siemens Gamesa reinforces its presence in China
Siemens Gamesa has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW worth of wind power turbines in China, one of its largest ever contracts in this market.
UK offshore wind price drops over 50% in 2 years
UK government figures published on 11 September show that the price paid for electricity from offshore wind farms has dropped by more than 50% in just 2 years.
UK and China join forces on offshore wind
Researchers from the UK and China are to join forces on the development of next-generation offshore renewable energy technologies.
Sainshand wind park achieves financial close
MPC Renewable Energies has achieved financial close amounting to US$120 million for the Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia.
Burbo Bank to get 2MW storage facility
ABB is to deliver a 2 MW battery energy storage system to support the integration and transmission of power from the Burbo Bank offshore windfarm.
Greek court halts Evia construction
A Greek court has placed a temporary halt on the construction of a wind farm just weeks after Enel began the build.
US agency to fund Zambia wind farm study
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a $1.05 million grant to the developers of Zambia’s first wind farm.
RSPB revives legal battle over wind farms
UK-based environmental group the RSPB has launched a new legal action to prevent the construction of four major offshore wind farms in Scotland.
Acciona secures 424 MW Mexico project
Zuma Energia has awarded Acciona the engineering, procurement and construction contrract for Mexico’s largest wind farm.
East Anglia Three approved
ScottishPower Renewables says that it will use next-generation wind turbine technology at its proposed 1.2 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm.
Senvion installs first prototype of 3.4M140 EBC low noise WTG
Senvion has successfully completed the installation of the first 3MW class 3.4M140 EBC turbine prototype in Heckelberg for the Notus energy group.
Dong divests 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2
Dong Energy is to sell 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, a 450 MW German offshore wind project currently under construction, to Global Infrastructure Partners.
Blyth foundation on track
The Blyth offshore wind farm is on track to start generating energy at the end of 2017, according to EDF Energy Renewables.
Saudi Arabia plans 400 MW wind farm
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has issued a request for qualification (RFQ) for 400 MW of wind power capacity in Dumat Al Jandal.
Hywind turbine sets sail for Scotland
The first turbine for the Hywind floating offshore wind farm is making its way to its destination in Scotland, Statoil has announced.