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17 January 2014

Mexico’s Recursos y Desarrollos Eolicos B&E plans 714MW wind

Mexican firm Recursos y Desarrollos Eolicos B&E is planning to invest $1.1bn into the construction of a 714MW wind farm.

12 December 2013

Hermes GPE Infrastructure acquires majority interest in 144MW Scottish wind

Hermes GPE Infrastructure has acquired a majority interest in the 144MW Fallago Rig wind farm in Scotland.

18 November 2013

Gimv, Belfius to target European renewables as part of €400m infrastructure spendp

European investment firm Gimv and Belgian banking group Belfius have announced plans to invest €400m in infrastructure, which will include renewable energy projects including solar energy, on- and offshore wind farms and thermal energy storage.

3 October 2013

Ireland’s onshore wind sector to attract €4.7bn by 2020, says IWEA

Ireland's onshore wind sector could attract up to €4.7bn in investment by 2020, the Irish Wind Energy Association says.

29 August 2013

UK generation from renewable sources hits 12%p

Over 12 per cent of the UK's electricity generated in the first three months of 2013 came from renewable energy, one per cent more than a year ago.

29 August 2013

German wind sector sees 13.8% first-half rise

Onshore_170_170 Almost 1150MW of new wind generation was installed in Germany during the first half of 2013, a year-on-year rise of 13.8 per cent.

12 August 2013

UK PM David Cameron sees less solar and wind after policy changes

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has said that fewer onshore wind and solar farms will be allowed to be built in the country after changes to planning regulations.

6 March 2013

EU wind power capacity grows significantly in 2012p

European Union cumulative installed wind power capacity surpassed 100GW in 2012, according to a new major report.

15 February 2013

Arise to invest $63m into three Swedish wind projects

Arise Windpower is set to invest SEK400m ($63m) into three wind energy projects in southern Sweden.

12 February 2013

Brookfield extends offer to buy Western Wind

Canadian investor Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners has extended an offer to purchase the common shares of Western Wind.

12 February 2013

EDF buys French wind portfolio

The renewable energy division of French utility EDF has purchased Séchilienne Sidec, owner of 56.5MW of wind energy assets in France.

12 February 2013

AMP Capital to invest $100m into US wind

Australia’s AMP Capital is set to invest $100m into Capistrano Wind Partners, which was established to develop a portfolio of US wind farms.

11 February 2013

China leads the world in wind powerp

The last two years have seen China overtake the US as the world leader of wind power, now accounting for 26.8 per cent of the global total.

11 February 2013

Ecotricity gets green light for 66MW wind farm

UK green energy developer Ecotricity has been granted planning permission to build a 66MW wind farm in Lincolnshire.

7 February 2013

Canadian renewables investor Brookfield to raise new fundp

Canadian investor Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners has allocated the majority of its existing BAIF fund and is set to begin raising new capital.

7 February 2013

GDF to build 300MW Moroccan wind farm

French utility GDF will build a 300MW wind farm in Morocco, set to be one of the largest project of its kind in Africa.

6 February 2013

Alstom signs MoU for €1bn Brazilian wind deal

French technology giant Alstom has signed a preliminary wind energy agreement with Brazil’s Renova Energia that could be worth more than €1bn.

4 February 2013

GE wins 16MW Swedish wind contract

US technology giant General Electric has been contracted to supply ten, 1.6MW turbines to Sweden’s Stena Renewables.

1 February 2013

Mainstream secures $52m of Chinese cash for Chilean wind project

Ireland’s Mainstream Renewable Power has secured $52m from the China Development Bank to finance construction of a 33MW wind farm in Chile.

1 February 2013

Collapsed UK wind turbine may have been sabotaged

A wind turbine that collapsed in South West England last week may have been sabotaged, according to preliminary investigations.

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