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  • 22 May 2018 / gwec-in-press

    Plans in motion for Missouri’s largest-ever wind farm


    Ameren Missouri has entered into an agreement to acquire, post-construction, a 400-megawatt (MW) wind farm in northeast Missouri, the power firm said Monday.

    The facility will be Missouri’s biggest and will be made up of 175 American-made wind turbines.

    An affiliate of renewable energy business Terra-Gen will build the wind farm in Adair and Schuyler counties, with ground-breaking on the project set …

  • 18 May 2018 / gwec-in-press

    Denmark to help finance 100MW of Ethiopian wind power

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    Denmark will co-finance a 100MW wind project in Ethiopia to the tune of €80m ($94.4m).

    The finance will cover roughly half the investment needed to build the Assela wind farm, close to Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa and scheduled for commissioning in 2021.

    It will come from Danida Business Finance (DBF), an arm of the Danish ministry of foreign affairs providing funding for …

  • 15 May 2018 / gwec-in-press

    Siemens Gamesa sees 15GW global offshore wind market by 2030

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    Siemens Gamesa expects a rapid rise in the global offshore wind market to grow at an average rate of 11% (measured as CAGR) and reach 15GW in installations per year in 2030, the wind OEM’s offshore chief executive Andreas Nauen said.

    That is up from 4.3GW of offshore installed last year, according to figures by the Global Wind Energy Council …

  • 08 May 2018 / gwec-in-press

    Argentina ‘on course for 9GW wind power base by 2030’

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    Argentina should reach 9GW of installed wind capacity by 2030 as the technology becomes increasingly competitive and the local industry gains momentum after its 2016 start-up, said a market expert.

    “This is three times the amount of wind contracted in the first tenders in 2016 and 2017,” said Mauro Soares, CEO of OES Energía, a renewable energy consulting firm, during …

  • 04 May 2018 / gwec-in-press

    What forces are shaping Brazil’s wind power sector?

    Latin American Energy Advisor

    Brazil’s government announced in April that wind power prices fell to the lowest level ever in the country’s April 4 auction, nearly reaching the Latin American record set in Mexico
    last November, Bloomberg News reported. What forces are shaping Brazil’s wind power sector? How well are other renewable sources of energy faring? Has Brazil become internationally competitive for low prices of renewables, and …

  • 03 May 2018 / gwec-in-press

    Global Wind Day photo contest will celebrate sector

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    Global Wind Day is a worldwide event celebrating the success of wind energy. Organised by WindEurope and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Global Wind Day – to be held on 15 June – also gives members of the public the chance to participate in the wind energy success story via the annual photo competition.

    The Global Wind Day photo competition offers major cash prizes …