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31 July 2012

Iberdrola’s ScottishPower Renewables awards €18m of Wikinger wind deals

Iberdrola’s UK subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables has awarded two contracts worth €18m to UK-based Gardline Group and Danish company GEO taking as it moves towards construction of its Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany.

30 July 2012

SmartestEnergy moves deeper into project financep

UK independent energy purchaser Smartest Energy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with forestry and renewable energy investor FIM Services for its latest wind project and told NewNet what it plans to do next.

30 July 2012

Suzlon redeems bonds worth $360m

Suzlon1_170SQ India-based wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon has redeemed Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds worth $360m.

30 July 2012

US Commerce adds further tariffs to Chinese wind makers

china_us_170SQ The US Commerce Department has placed further tariffs on Chinese wind turbine makers in an ongoing trade battle between the US and European clean energy companies and low-cost Chinese competitors.

27 July 2012

Nordex wins Irish turbine order

European wind energy company Nordex has been contracted to supply seven turbines for two onshore projects in Ireland.

27 July 2012

GE wins wind turbine order in Mexico

GE_1_170SQ US technology giant General Electric has been contracted to supply eight 2.75MW wind turbines for a project in Mexico.

27 July 2012

REpower completes phase II of Thornton Bank

German wind energy company REpower has completed the installation of the last 30 turbines at the Thornton Bank Phase II project, off the coast of Belgium.

26 July 2012

Suzlon raises $281m to repay bondholders

Wind turbine giant Suzlon Energy has raised $281m in short-term loans to repay holders of its foreign convertible bonds that mature tomorrow.

26 July 2012

Innergex buys Finavera wind farm for $22m

Canada’s Innergex Renewable Energy has agreed to purchase a 77MW wind farm from Finavera Wind Energy, for an expected C$22m ($21.8m).

26 July 2012

UK government’s love of wind is ‘damaging solar market’p

The UK Government’s favouritism for supporting investing in the wind sector has left the solar market damaged, an industry player told NewNet.

25 July 2012

Gamesa sells four wind plants to KGAL

Spanish wind energy company Gamesa has sold four European plants to German asset management business KGAL, for an undisclosed amount.

25 July 2012

Gamesa signs 48MW wind contract with Huadian Group

Spanish wind company Gamesa has signed a 48MW deal to supply turbines to Chinese company Huadian Group for a project in Liyushan.

23 July 2012

REpower wins 66MW UK turbine order

REpower1_170_170 German wind energy company REpower, subsidiary of Suzlon, has been contracted to supply turbines with a 66MW capacity for five onshore UK projects.

23 July 2012

Scottish First Minister to support onshore wind plans

The Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will back plans to support the onshore wind sector, urging the UK government to do the same.

20 July 2012

Mongolia gains $85m loan for first wind farm

Mongolia has received an $85m loan for its first wind farm from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Netherlands Development Finance Company.

20 July 2012

US company Fishermen’s Energy receives permit for offshore wind farm

US-based Fishermen’s Energy has received a permit for an offshore wind farm from the US Army Corps of Engineers.

19 July 2012

NBT readies 500MW Pakistan wind project

The government of the Sindh region of Pakistan has allotted 908 acres of land to project developer NBT Power for a 500MW wind project in the Thatta district.

19 July 2012

Siemens to supply Dong with 1.8GW of offshore turbines

Danish energy company Dong has signed a framework agreement for Siemens to supply 300 offshore wind turbines between 2014 and 2017.

17 July 2012

Hitachi to build 5MW wind turbine

Japanese company Hitachi will build a 5MW wind turbine, based on the 2MW turbine design it bought from Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) earlier this year.

17 July 2012

UK green investment platform looks for £1.4mp

A UK renewable energy investment platform has opened its doors for wind energy project funding totaling £1.4m.

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