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Windpower Weekly
21st June 2017



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Lagerwey confirms Russia licensing



RUSSIA: Lagerwey has partnered with Rosatom-subsidiary Otek in a technology licensing agreement following the Russian tender announcement.


Lagerwey confirms                                              Russia licensing




Sweden passes bill to become carbon neutral by 2045



SWEDEN: The Swedish parliament has approved a "historic" climate bill committing the country to emitting zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.


Sweden passes bill to                                              become carbon neutral by                                              2045




Middle East and Africa set for 22% annual growth



MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: Around 40GW of new wind power will be installed in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) by 2026, at an average growth rate of 22%, according to new analysis by Make Consulting.


Middle East and Africa                                              set for 22% annual growth




STX offers modular offshore substations



FRANCE: Maritime construction group STX France has launched a new modular design for offshore substations it said could cut energy costs by reducing delivery times, capital expenditure and operational costs.


STX offers modular                                              offshore substations





Business and Companies



Senvion names new chairman



GERMANY: Turbine manufacturer Senvion has appointed former UK National Grid CEO Steven Holliday as its new chairman, replacing the retiring Stefan Kowski.


Senvion names new                                              chairman




French utility set to buy Quadran



FRANCE: The third largest supplier of electricity in France, Direct Energie, is in exclusive negotiations to buy French renewables developer-operator Quadran for around €416 million.


French utility set to                                              buy Quadran




ORE Catapult partnership to investigate longer blades



UK: The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) has signed a £2.3 billion (€2.6 billion) research partnership with the University of Bristol to look at building blades for the 13-15MW turbine generation.


ORE Catapult                                              partnership to investigate                                              longer blades




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Boundary Pushers: How                                              Offshore Wind Energy 2017 is                                              pushing boundaries




Boundary Pushers: Jens Tommerup, CEO, MHI Vestas



The CEO of MHI Vestas kicks off our new series on forging change through collaboration and innovation.


Boundary Pushers: Jens                                              Tommerup, CEO, MHI Vestas




Markets and Policy



Wind and solar to reach half installed capacity by 2040



WORLDWIDE: Global wind and solar capacity is expected to reach 48% of all installed generation by 2040, according to a new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).


Wind and solar to reach                                              half installed capacity by                                              2040




South Korea turns its back on nuclear



SOUTH KOREA: President Moon Jae-in has said the country will move away from the use of nuclear energy and heralded an "era of clean energy".


South Korea turns its                                              back on nuclear




Storage systems need to be competitive, says new report



EUROPE: The contribution that electricity storage could play in delivering the ambitions of the EU's 'clean energy package' should not be underestimated, argued a new report.


Storage systems need to                                              be competitive, says new                                              report




GWEC celebrates 500GW on Global Wind Day



WORLDWIDE: Leading trade bodies, led by the Global Wind Energy Council, have celebrated reaching 500GW installed capacity world wide, on Global Wind Day 2017.


GWEC celebrates 500GW                                              on Global Wind Day



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



Innogy completes Zuidwester



NETHERLANDS: German developer Innogy has connected the 90MW Zuidwester project on the banks of the Ijsselmeer in the north of the country, completing the 429MW Noordoostpolder complex.


Innogy completes                                              Zuidwester





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