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Viking gets the go-ahead, again
11 February, 2015
The Viking wind farm will proceed on the Shetland islands after the...
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Wind now China’s third largest power source
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 China’s wind energy capacity has increased by 30% since 2014, which means that it now generates more of the country’s electricity than nuclear. The increase to 18.81GW means that it...

Scrap UK wind power subsidies, says Tory MP
Monday, January 19, 2015 An end to subsidies for offshore wind projects is being debated in the UK Parliament. A private members' bill submitted by the Conservative MP for Christchurch in Dorset,...

Decc looks to extend CfD subsidy to foreign projects by 2018
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 The British Government has outlined plans to allow foreign developers to compete for subsidies for non-UK wind energy projects.A policy paper published in August highlighted the parts...

Shetland turbines get go-ahead
Friday, August 01, 2014 Scottish judges have removed the last legal obstacles to the 370MW Viking project on the Shetland Islands. A judgment from October 2013 that the Scottish government should not consent...

Europe to be 15% wind-powered by 2020
Friday, August 01, 2014 Nearly 15% of Europe’s electricity will be generated by wind by 2020, according to a report published in July by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

Wind projects announced as Ukraine prioritises energy security
Friday, July 25, 2014 VALOREM and WKN Windkraft Nord are to build new projects in the Odessa region of Ukraine.Expected to be commissioned in 2019-2020, Valorem’s project is estimated at EUR...

Senvion signs contracts for 27 turbines in France
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Senvion SE has concluded four contracts with ENERTRAG, one of the major renewable energy suppliers in Europe, for the supply and installation of 27 wind turbines with a total rated...

Statement by AWEA interim CEO Rob Gramlich on President Obama’s State of the Union speech
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 “Wind power became the number one source of new US electric generating capacity in 2012. Tonight, President Obama called on Congress to strengthen the stewardship we all share for...

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