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6 September 2010

Renewable Energy Holdings sells German wind assets for €40m

Renewable Energy Holdings has entered into an agreement to sell its interests in two wind projects to Allianz Renewable Energy Management in order to raise capital to develop its other portfolio projects.

6 September 2010

Enel Green Power awarded high-output Brazil tender wind contracts

Following a public tender held in Brazil to promote wind power development in the country, Enel Green Power has been awarded contracts to develop a 90MW project portfolio in a move that will double its installed capacity in the country.

3 September 2010

RES plans 25MW onshore wind farm in Scotland

Renewable energy project developer RES Group is to develop a 25.3MW onshore wind farm in Scotland and hopes to submit plans in the next few months, according to reports.

2 September 2010

Wind installation slows in Spain during 2010

The amount of installed wind power capacity in Spain increased by 727MW during the first half of the year, reflecting a slowed pace in the uptake of the renewable energy resource, according to the Spanish Wind Energy Association.

2 September 2010

Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries to construct Siemens offshore substations for Gwynt y Môr

Siemens has awarded Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries the design and build contract for two offshore substation platforms at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off the coast of North Wales, which are due to be finished by June 2012.

2 September 2010

Maine calls for offshore wind and tidal project proposals

The Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) in the US has today released a request for proposal for offshore wind and tidal renewable energy projects.

1 September 2010

Court dismisses rejections to Cape Wind’s permits

The first offshore wind farm in the US has received state backing, paving the way for the 130-turbine project to be built in the Nantucket Sound.

1 September 2010

Multilateral Carbon Credit Fund signs first projects in Baltics

In its first transaction in Baltics, the Multilateral Carbon Credit Fund managed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and European Investment Bank, has agreed to buy carbon credits from a group of wind farms operated by OÜ Nelja Energia.

1 September 2010

IMPSA sells wind turbines worth $730m to Brazil

Argentina-headquartered renewable energy company IMPSA has sold over $730m worth of wind turbines to a selection of Brazilian buyers through its subsidiary Wind Power Energia, according to reports.

1 September 2010

3i Group tipped to sell Global Energy Services

UK private equity firm 3i Group is looking to sell its portfolio wind farm developer Global Energy Services (GES), according to reports.

31 August 2010

Iberdrola consortium to develop nine wind farms in Brazil

Wind developer Iberdrola Renovables has been awarded a contract to develop nine new wind farms in Brazil in partnership with Brazilian energy holding company Neoenergia and an additional investor.

31 August 2010

Exelon expands into wind with John Deere Renewables acquisition

Energy utility Exelon has made its entry into the wind power sector with an agreement to acquire project developer John Deere Renewables in a deal it expects will close late this year.

31 August 2010

Ballast Nedam to lay foundations for two Dong Energy wind farms

Dutch engineering company Ballast Nedam will lay the foundations for two offshore wind farms being developed by Dong Energy, under new contracts.

31 August 2010

BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners buys Gortahile Windfarm, focuses attention on Ireland

Gortahile Windfarm, which owns and operates a 20MW project in County Laois, has been acquired by the fund managed by BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners as a cornerstone investment to its Ireland portfolio.

31 August 2010

PNE Wind successfully repowers Görike wind farm

German wind developer PNE Wind said it has successfully completed its second repowering project, the Görike wind farm in German state of Brandenburg, following a handover to buyers earlier this year.

31 August 2010

Fortum acquires 40 per cent stake in Blaiken wind project

Nordic-focused energy company Fortum has acquired a 40 per cent stake in the Blaiken wind farm, one of the largest onshore projects under development in Europe, the remaining 60 per cent of which is held by Swedish energy company Skellefteå Kraft.

27 August 2010

Growth of Ontario’s solar market to be hampered by domestic equipment mandate

The rapid growth of the solar market in the Canadian province of Ontario after the establishment of a recent feed-in tariff will slow in 2011 due to rules requiring the use of locally-sourced equipment, a report shows.

27 August 2010

Smart grid project enables wind farms to communicate with electricity network

An innovative smart grid pilot project is being pioneered in the US that will enable wind farms to communicate with the grid and household appliances, under a partnership between the Bonneville Power Administration and the third Mason County Public Utility District.

26 August 2010

Improved international sales push A-Power profits up

Chinese distributed power generation system provider and wind turbine manufacturer A-Power’s second quarter revenues rose by nearly a third year-on-year, as it increased its profits by half and pushed its profit margin up by about two per cent.

26 August 2010

WindPower Innovations and Barnhart Crane & Rigging partner to retrofit wind turbines

Following a series of negotiations, wind infrastructure company WindPower Innovations and US-based Barnhart Crane & Rigging have agreed to cooperate on the retrofitting of wind turbines in the US through a formal agreement.

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