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    Actis ‘to buy 416MW of wind in Brazil’

    UK private equity player Actis has reportedly signed a deal to acquire more than 400MW of wind projects in Brazil from Spain’s Gestamp Renewables. London-based Actis agreed to buy more than 300MW operating wind projects and 116MW under construction, Bloomberg reported citing anonymous sources. Actis buys 346MW of wind to reach 1GW of Brazil renewables The deal could be worth R$2.5bn reais ($7

    Wind  rechargenews.com 6 hours old Anamaria Deduleasa

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    Spanish winner Forestalia says Aragon will ease path to 1.2GW

    Forestalia, the relatively unknown renewables developer that surprised the industry after securing the go-ahead to build 1.2GW of onshore wind in Spain, said supportive measures from the Aragon government will help it get the projects up and running by a 2020 deadline. The company, which was established only six years ago by local businessman Fernando Samper Rivas, took more than a third of the c

    Wind  rechargenews.com 6 hours old Global Mediator

    Texas bill threatens billions of dollars of wind investment

    Industry officials are concerned that a bill just approved by the House of Representatives in Texas prohibiting the local government from offering tax breaks for wind farms near military bases could jeopardize billions of dollars of investment in the state. The bill, which applies to new wind projects within a 25-nautical mile (46.3km) buffer zone around facilities used by “fixed-wing” aircraft,

    Wind  rechargenews.com 10 hours old Global Mediator

    'We feel comfortable keeping the attributes of Nordex and AWP'

    5 MINUTES | Nordex Acciona Windpower plans to keep both brands to cater for markets with different needs, says CEO José Luis Blanco

    Wind  rechargenews.com 10 hours old Global Mediator

    Goldwind buys second 160MW Texas project

    Goldwind Americas will acquire a second 160MW late-stage development wind project in the booming Texas market, giving it another high-profile opportunity to showcase its latest permanent-magnet direct-drive turbine technology to potential US buyers. The Chinese vendor expects to install 64 of its 2.5MW turbines at the $250m Heart of Texas project 125 miles northwest of the state capital Austin. T

    Wind  rechargenews.com 11 hours old Global Mediator

    Iberdrola gears up for new US growth spurt

    Avangrid Renewables is coming out of a “lull” period and set for a burst of growth in the US under new chief executive Laura Beane, as it looks to play on its strength as a developer in more challenging state markets. Oregon-based Avangrid Renewables — known until last year as Iberdrola Renewables — is the third-largest owner of US wind capacity, but its fleet has grown at a relatively modest pac

    Wind  rechargenews.com 11 hours old Global Mediator

    India’s Suzlon plots major US comeback

    Five years after last installing a turbine on US soil, India’s Suzlon is plotting a major US comeback, with plans to install a prototype turbine in Texas later this year and have 500MW of PTC-qualified capacity erected in 2018, Recharge has learned. Suzlon hopes to win back former US customers like Iberdrola Renewables (now Avangrid) and Duke Energy as well as new ones, and may open a blade facto

    Wind  rechargenews.com 11 hours old Global Mediator

    OEMs need 1GW of offshore wind a year to build US factories

    A yearly pipeline of around 1GW of installation for several years would be required to build an offshore wind nacelle plant in non-European markets such as the US, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy CEO Markus Tacke tells Recharge. Already having an established manufacturing base with onshore nacelle and blade production in the US, his company wouldn’t need to start from scratch as it could begin fr

    Wind  rechargenews.com 11 hours old Global Mediator

    Record 500MW year for Lincoln Clean Energy

    Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) expects to install 503MW of wind capacity in the US this year, a record for the Chicago-based developer, and a similar amount in 2018, as it accelerates growth under new owner I Squared Capital. “We have more than 1GW of projects in our pipeline,” says Philip Moore, vice-president, development, at LCE. The company is focused on developing projects between 200MW and 300M

    Wind  rechargenews.com 12 hours old Global Mediator

    Staying strong into the 2020s: Market trends

    OPINION | New customers for wind power, technology exports and the rise of electric vehicles will all help drive the US industry forward, says Tom Kiernan

    Wind  rechargenews.com 12 hours old Global Mediator