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US: Wind and solar remain fastest-growing energy sources

Renewables produced 27.1% more electricity than coal during the first four months of 2020, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
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Turkey: GE Renewable Energy wins Fina Enerji wind farms contract

Fina Enerji has selected GE Renewable Energy to supply 52 of its 3 MW platform onshore wind turbines for four wind farms in Turkey; Baglama, Tayakadin, Yalova and Pazarkoy.

Vestas sets a new world record in wind energy installation

Danish original equipment manufacturer Vestas has become has a new wind energy installation record by installing 11.3GW in 2019.
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Great River Energy announces coal closure, wind, storage future

Minnesota cooperative Great River Energy will shutter its North Dakota coal-fired power plant several years early, replacing it's coal plant with wind and storage.
Asian Energy Hub

Australia’s EPA approves Asian Energy Hub wind, solar project

Australia's EPA has recommended approval for the Asian Energy Hub project, a large-scale wind and solar project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, subject to conditions.
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Wind energy will be key for economic recovery post COVID-19 says...

The Global Wind Energy Council has released a statement highlighting the crucial role of wind power in helping economies to recover from COVID-19.
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Globe’s solar and wind energy sites mapped for the first time

Researchers at the University of Southampton have mapped the global locations of major renewable energy sites, providing a valuable resource to help assess their potential environmental impact.
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Solar and wind are the cheapest new sources of energy says...

Solar PV and onshore wind are now the cheapest sources of new-build generation for at least two-thirds of the global population. Those two-thirds live in locations that comprise 71% of gross domestic product and 85 per cent of energy generation.
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COVID-19: Surge in negative wind energy pricing

CCGT plant is having to respond to lower load factors. This has resulted in record low wholesale prices and a surge in negative energy pricing events.

India to recover wind energy industry towards the end of second-quarter

The current COVID-19 crisis is expected to continue hindering the wind energy industry in India such that prices for wind turbines will increase hugely
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Uzbekistan issues tender for 100MW wind energy project

In Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Energy has announced the launch of a tender for the development of a 100MW wind power plant.

The UK to install less than 1GW of new wind energy...

The UK’s total installations for new wind energy capacity are expected to drop below 1GW in 2020 as the country battles the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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