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Windpower Weekly
24th August 2016



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

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Top Stories



Enercon investigating turbine 'incident' in Canada



CANADA: Enercon has dispatched a team to investigate an incident at the 23.4MW Point Tupper project in Nova Scotia, where a turbine has reportedly collapsed.


Enercon investigating                                              turbine 'incident' in                                              Canada




Vestas share buy-back as prices reach eight-year high



DENMARK: A "better than expected" first half of 2016 for Vestas, with a 60% increase in gross profit and the highest share price in eight years, has resulted in the manufacturer setting aside €400 million to buy back shares.


Vestas share buy-back                                              as prices reach eight-year                                              high




Wind wins again in Chile



CHILE: Developers are set to invest more than $2 billion in new wind farms in Chile over the five years after winning new contracts in the country's largest ever power tender.


Wind wins again in                                              Chile




Investment firm takes Lagerwey stake



NETHERLANDS: Dutch investment fund Ponooc has acquired a minority stake in turbine manufacturer Lagerwey, the firm announced.


Investment firm takes                                              Lagerwey stake





Business & Companies



EDF EN sells further stake in Canada site



CANADA: EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) has sold a 15% stake in its 350MW Riviére-du-Moulin wind farm to a trio of local community groups.


EDF EN sells further                                              stake in Canada site




Renewables a 'safe bet' for M&A



WORLWIDE: In its latest power trends report, audit firm Ernst & Young said investors were looking towards the "safe bet" of renewable power.


Renewables a 'safe bet'                                              for M&A




John Laing enters offshore wind



GERMANY: UK infrastructure group John Laing has acquired a 30% stake in Wpd's 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind project in Germany's North Sea.


John Laing enters                                              offshore wind



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Markets and Policy



Scottish wind could be 20% cheaper



UK: The costs of onshore wind projects in Scotland could by cut by £150 million a year by reducing cost barriers, according to a new report.


Scottish wind could be                                              20% cheaper




France's competitive dialogue takes shape



FRANCE: The government has issued a decree allowing the use of "competitive dialogue" when tendering offshore wind power projects.


France's competitive                                              dialogue takes shape





Project Development



Sempra awards 100MW deal to Vestas



UNITED STATES: Vestas has won a 100MW supply deal from developer Sempra US Gas and Power to provide turbines to a project in Michigan, northern US.


Sempra awards 100MW                                              deal to Vestas




Iberdrola wins Canary Island approval



SPAIN: Spanish utility-developer Iberdrola is expected to invest €40 million in two new wind projects on the Canary Islands, following approval from the authorities.


Iberdrola wins Canary                                              Island approval




Offshore Project Progress - 19 August



WORLDWIDE: Recent project updates from two developments in Germany, plus news of the installation of the first offshore project in the US.


Offshore Project                                              Progress - 19 August



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