Wind power News for July 2014

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Last week's most popular stories on Renewable Energy Risk mitigation in wind power; First-half FERC renewables report; EU rubber stamps UK's CfD support mechanism

The following stories generated the highest clicks on the website last week....

KIC InnoEnergy seeking proposals for clean-tech innovations

Outreach efforts are dedicated to boosting the effectiveness and speed of the go-to-market process of green innovations in Europe.

EPA to hold public hearings on 'Clean Power Plan'

Presentations on pending plan, which aims to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants, are planned for Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.

Alstom to supply turbines for massive Renova Energia project

€320 million contract entails 127 wind turbines for Umburanas wind farm complex.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission releases first-half report on renewables

Solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydropower provided 55.7% of new installed US electrical generating capacity in first six months of 2014.

Gamesa signs pair of wind power agreements for North American market Gamesa signs pair of wind power agreements for North American market

Deal calls for the supply of 290 MW in the MIdwest US and Mexico,

Report: New clean energy investment climbs to five-quarter high

Renewable energy project finance reaches $40.1 billion, newly released statistics shows

Scottish Government looks to cut the cost of offshore wind

First Minister announces £2.2 million offshore wind programme.

3sun Group secures marine energy deal with Statoil 3sun Group secures marine energy deal with Statoil

Million pound contract entails construction of anode assembles for deployment to the seabed near offshore wind turbine farm.

Globeleq inaugurates Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm

New 138 MW wind power plant has the capacity to supply renewable electricity for nearly 100,000 average South African households.

ABB awarded $400 million order for Maritime Link power project in Canada

HVDC Light system for major power transmission link in eastern Canada to facilitate integration of renewable energy and stabilization of electrical grid.

Yaskawa Electric Corporation to acquire The Switch Company

Purchase supports Yaskawa's goal to expand market share in renewable energy, marine and industrial applications.

Last week's top three articles

Renewable energy in India: Part II; Finland accelerates energy storage development; and GE eyes Monsal acquisition

Gamesa signs deal with Greek Terna Energy Gamesa signs deal with Greek Terna Energy

Five-year contract calls for Gamesa to service 116 MW farms in Poland and Bulgaria.

Flogas Renewables, Northern Power Systems sign distribution deal

Agreement brings Northern Power Systems' lineup of innovative wind turbines to customers across the UK.

Finland pushes ahead in developing storage of solar and wind energy Finland pushes ahead in developing storage of solar and wind energy

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is collaborating with two Finnish universities to launch the NEO-CARBON ENERGY project, which will target the storage of energy generated by solar and wind sources.

Alstom signs its first wind contract in Poland

Wind turbine supply deal with PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., worth approximately €80 million.