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Looming supply chain crunch threatens US wind energy boom

While the US wind energy installation outlook looks bright – more than 23GW in new capacity forecast over the next two years – looming unforeseen supply chain bottlenecks could lead to project cancellations and postponements, putting as much as US$ 2.1 billion of revenue at risk, a new study by Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables found.

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Wind turbine blade O&M research project receives financial support from Danish government

EUDP, the Danish Government Scheme for Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program, has awarded financial support to the Cost and Risk Tool for Interim and Preventive Repair (CORTIR) project proposed by a partnership of 21 industry companies and 2 universities headed up by Bladena.

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Compromise on EU electricity markets wraps up Clean Energy Package

EU negotiators reached an overnight compromise deal on the last remaining part of the Clean Energy Package, electricity market design. Negotiators from the European Parliament and the Council agreed that priority dispatch for existing renewables will continue to apply. For new renewables, in its place come fair and transparent rules on curtailment, including giving compensation for lost revenues in countries where re-dispatch is not market-based.

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New report outlines offshore wind opportunities in Wales

The report, Future Potential for Offshore Wind in Wales, produced by the Carbon Trust for the Welsh Government, delivers a series of recommendations to policymakers to capitalise on the clean growth potential of offshore wind farms.

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AWEA supports a level playing field for energy storage technologies

Making stand-alone energy storage systems eligible for a federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) would create jobs and help modernise the US electricity grid, according to over 150 companies and industry groups representing storage, wind, solar, hydro, manufacturing and other sectors.

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New technology investments to boost growing global wind market

The latest edition of the Global Wind Turbine Technology Trends report, published by by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, forecasts rapid innovations up until 2027. These innovations are reducing LCOE on latest turbines, while at the same time improving performance and reliability. To withstand the increasing price pressure associated with a stream of headlines heralding plummeting power price bids, turbine OEMs are being forced to make large investments in technology.

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