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October 23rd
IRELAND: The country's largest onshore wind farm, the 169MW Galway Wind Park, has been fully commissioned.
October 23rd
ESTONIA: Technology firm AS Eleon is working with a consortium of companies and universities to develop a 10MW onshore and offshore wind turbine.
October 23rd
UNITED STATES: Social media giant Facebook is to buy electricity from 200MW of Tradewind Energy's 320MW Rattlesnake Creek project.
October 23rd
UNITED STATES: DNV GL has created what it claims is the first testing-based verification procedure for the lifetime for Lithium-ion batteries.
October 20th
GERMANY/SPAIN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) offshore wind CEO Michael Hannibal has resigned and will be replaced by former Senvion chief executive Andreas Nauen, as the manufacturer also appoints a new chief finance officer (CFO).
October 20th
UNITED STATES: General Electric (GE) reported quarterly profits in its renewable energy division were up 27% year-on-year, while revenues were 5% higher than 12 months previously.
October 20th
DENMARK: The first four monopoles have been installed at Vattenfall's Horns Rev 3 site in the North Sea.
October 19th
UNITED STATES: The wind farm providing Amazon with its largest power purchase agreement (PPA) to date has been commissioned.
October 19th
UNITED STATES: Apple and GE are publishing a software development kit next week that will allow operators to customise apps capable of tracking GE's industrial equipment remotely.
October 19th
BELGIUM: Flanders, one of the country's three regions, has increased its 2020 target for wind and solar power by a third, according to energy minister Bart Tommelein.
October 19th
NETHERLANDS: Lagerwey is part of a consortium working on creating a hydrogen-producing wind turbine.
October 19th
IRELAND: Forestry firm Coillte is exploring a range of partnership and joint venture models to enable it to develop more than 1GW of wind farms.
October 19th
CHINA: Envision Energy has unveiled a new 4.5MW offshore turbine at China Wind Power 2017 (17-19 October) with GE subsidiary LM Wind Power designing the 71.8-metre blades for it.
October 19th
SWEDEN: Vattenfall has appointed its senior vice president of business area markets, Anna Borg, as the company's new chief financial officer (CFO).
October 19th
AUSTRALIA: Vestas will supply the turbines for the world's first utility-scale hybrid project comprising wind turbines, solar panels and battery storage.
October 18th
CHINA: GE-subsidiary LM Wind Power has unveiled a 75.1-metre blade to be used on Goldwind's new 6.7MW offshore wind turbine.
October 18th
EUROPE: The development of EU policy to increase the share of renewable sources in the energy mix is being hampered by the mistaken perception that solar and wind energy are more costly than conventional power.
October 18th
VIETNAM: The United States' Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to a Vietnamese power engineering company to support development of a 100MW offshore project.
October 18th
WORLDWIDE: Global grid-connected wind capacity has passed the 500GW milestone, according to Windpower Intelligence (WPI), the research and data division of Windpower Monthly.
October 18th
CHINA: Senvion has signed a strategic framework agreement with supplier CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Company for generators for its NES-based 3.XM series.