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India could quadruple wind power capacity by 2020 - report

With appropriate government support, India is capable of quadrupling its wind power generation capacity to 89 gigawatts by 2020, according a new report released at an event this week.

China coursing towards 2020 30GW offshore wind target

China’s offshore wind portfolio could soon reach more than a quarter of the global total as it courses towards reaching its 30GW target by 2020, according to a new report by market consultants BTM.

Gamesa wins Indian wind turbine contract

A Spanish company has won the rights to develop a 46.6MW wind farm in the Indian state of Maharashtra as part of ambitious plans to diversify energy supply in the region.

Danish turbines to build 67MW wind farm in South Africa

Danish turbine technology is being used to develop a 67MW wind farm in South Africa.

Indian wind market shift benefits US firm

A US energy firm is benefiting from a shift in India’s wind power market, according to reports. A move in the BRIC country’s market toward bigger, more efficient wind energy projects is benefiting US firm General Electric (GE), Bloomberg has said.

German wind power firm in EUR 10m expansion to produce turbine blades

A German wind power firm is to spend EUR 10m to expand its production facilities for large turbine blades.

UK uni's wind turbine control tech sparks interest from BRICs

Wind turbine control technology developed at a university in the UK has generated interested from China and India. The technology is being showcased at a workshop at the University of Hull.

Chinese and German firms lead in turbine blade lengths

Chinese windpower maker, CSIC Haizhuang has joined German technology giant Siemens as joint world leaders in wind turbine blade size. The company recently unveiled its 75metre blade which will be deployed later this year.

Brazil and Germany secure 600MW Brazilian wind projects

Brazil and Germany firms are in joint ventures to acquire 600MW of wind power projects in Brazil worth USD 10.8m, it emerged this week.

Brazilian energy company MPX and German utility company E.ON AG signed a deal to aquire and expand three wind energy projects in Brazil.

Power giant supplies wind tech to Brazil

Swedish-Swiss power giant ABB will supply Brazil with wind power technology, the firm said in statement on Thursday, as demand grows in the country’s renewable energy sector.

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