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Longer Blades and New Materials are Dramatically Affecting the Global Wind Turbines

A recent report from Navigant Research examines the significant forces shaping the global wind power industry’s supply chain, including analyses of more than 500 component and materials suppliers. As the wind turbine manufacturing industry has evolved and matured, blades have become a strong area of strategic product innovation and sourcing shifts. Turbine makers are making […]

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Poland’s wind energy development: 1,500 MW of extra wind power capacity currently under construction

Participants at the conference noted that the best sites for wind turbines are already either being used or are scheduled to be built, so from 2020 onwards Poland will have to develop offshore wind farms.   Ostapiuk assured that his Ministry is working to enable the construction of offshore wind farms, although he noted that […]

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2014 Mexico Wind Energy Performance Map, released by Vaisala

The 2014 Mexico Wind Performance Map, released by Vaisala, delivers positive news for much of southern Mexico where above-normal wind speeds boosted performance at many of the country’s operating wind projects. Conversely, wind speeds below the long-term average in Mexico’s interior negatively affected overall production at wind farms in that region. These departures from mean […]

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EDF Energies Nouvelles expands into the Brazilian wind power market

EDF Energies Nouvelles has purchased a portfolio of wind energy development projects from SOWITEC, one of the leading international renewable energy developers, with a total capacity of about 800 MW, including 70 MW already entitled to sign a regulated Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).   Pursuing the development of its international operations EDF Energies Nouvelles announces […]

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