Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Danes take Taiwan stake, US less attractive to investors says EY



Windpower Weekly




View in web browser




Windpower Weekly


Windpower Weekly
18th May 2017



Windpower Monthly's weekly roundup of the top news from the wind industry, companies, policy, wind farm projects, operations & maintenance and technology.

For full access to articles, including our extensive web archive, subscribe to Windpower Monthly.




Top Stories



US slips to third in Ernst & Young ranking



WORLDWIDE: The US market has slipped from first to third place in Ernst & Young's (EY) latest renewable energy country attractiveness index, as the UK re-enters the top ten.


US slips to third in                                              Ernst & Young ranking




CIP buys three Taiwan projects



TAIWAN: Danish investment fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired three offshore wind sites under development in Taiwan.


CIP buys three Taiwan                                              projects




Scottish court overturns Neart Na Gaoithe decision



SCOTLAND: A court has backed the Scottish government's decision to back the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project.


Scottish court                                              overturns Neart Na Gaoithe                                              decision




Supermarket chain Tesco pledges 100% renewables target



UK: Supermarket giant Tesco is aiming to become 100% powered by renewable energy by 2030, starting by powering its UK operations entirely with green power from this year.


Supermarket chain Tesco                                              pledges 100% renewables                                              target





 
 
PROMOTED CONTENT

With predictive maintenance, we are expanding conventional condition monitoring approaches by allowing users to look into the "turbine's future". Visit us at the Hannover Messe (Hall 22, Booth A12).

 


Find out more
 
 




Business and Companies



Gamesa posts record revenues for final solo quarter



SPAIN: Gamesa has reported its final quarterly financial results as a standalone player, with a record revenue total of €1.5 billion.


Gamesa posts record                                              revenues for final solo                                              quarter




MHI Vestas expands Esbjerg facility



DENMARK: Manufacturer MHI Vestas has started construction of an assembly facility at the Port of Esbjerg, west Denmark, adding 65 jobs to the site.


MHI Vestas expands                                              Esbjerg facility




Senvion factory closures force earnings down



GERMANY: Senvion has reported a loss of earnings in Q1 2017, due to the closure of factories and staff lay- offs.


Senvion factory                                              closures force earnings                                              down




LM strengthens presence in China



CHINA: LM Wind Power is to establish a new manufacturing facility in the Baodi district, north-east China.


LM strengthens presence                                              in China




Nordex bullish on Q1 earnings drop



GERMANY: Turbine maker Nordex has reported a 13.4% fall in EBITDA in its Q1 results, but maintains the results are in line with expectations.


Nordex bullish on Q1                                              earnings drop




Markets and Policy



Sany Group explores Kazakhstan potential



KAZAKHSTAN: Chinese group Sany plans to invest in the development of wind energy in Kazakhstan, according to recent statements by the company's vice president.


Sany Group explores                                              Kazakhstan potential




'Strength and stability' sought by UK renewables body



UK: The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has laid out its policy recommendations from the industry, ahead of the UK general election next month.


'Strength and                                              stability' sought by UK                                              renewables body



E V E N T   P R O M O T I O N

The Head of Central Maintenance at EDP Renewables said:

"Very frequently when a maintenance budget needs to be reduced, the blade is one of the first elements to be sacrificed. But that is a great error. To inspect and to repair small deteriorations of blades regularly is one of the most effective strategies to avoid major increments in future OPEX."  Give your blades the attention they deserve at Windpower Monthly's award-winning Blade Inspection, Damage & Repair Forum. More info

 



 



Project Development



Maryland backs 368MW of offshore wind



UNITED STATES: The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved funding for two offshore projects, developed by US Wind and Deepwater Wind.


Maryland backs 368MW of                                              offshore wind




EDF EN reaches Futuren deal



FRANCE: Developer EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) has reached an agreement to acquire a majority share of onshore wind firm Futuren.


EDF EN reaches Futuren                                              deal




Burbo Bank Extension opens for business



UK: Dong Energy's 258MW Burbo Bank Extension, the first offshore project to deploy the MHI Vestas V164-8.0MW turbine, is being officially inaugurated today, 17 May, at a ceremony in Liverpool.


Burbo Bank Extension                                              opens for business




DNV GL looks to improve site assessments



EUROPE: Advisory firm DNV GL is launching a joint industry project (JIP) to improve offshore wind site condition assessments, inviting industry partners to contribute.


DNV GL looks to improve                                              site assessments





Latest Jobs

Assistant Editor - ENDS Europe , EndsEurope

Competitive, Twickenham, London (Greater)


Fleet Environmental Officer , Allen & York Ltd

£44000.00 per annum + Ann. salary on 4 weeks on/off basis, England




Search More Jobs










Home Jobs News & Analysis Global Regions Special Reports Intelligence Contact us





Virus-free. www.avast.com
Post a Comment