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Policy & Markets

18 Dec | W | Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

Mercedes-Benz will buy wind power for its German operations through a corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with Norwegian utility Statkraft.

17 Dec | W | Lower prices for onshore wind in second Greek renewables auction

Onshore wind won almost 160 MW of capacity in Greece’s second renewables auction. The prices were competitive, coming in within a range of €55–65/MWh.

17 Dec | W | New low-cost wind energy contracts in Alberta demonstrate excellent value as province reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Alberta’s procurement of 763 MW of renewable energy will create jobs and economic benefits for Indigenous and rural communities

06 Dec | W | Support for wind energy in Ireland continues to grow

  • More than four in five (83%) back wind energy
  • Significant increases in support for wind cutting CO2 emissions and providing cheaper electricity
  • 55% in favour of a wind farm being developed in their local area

Policy & Markets

03 Dec | W S | Technology neutral tender 2018 determined

The technology neutral tender round for 2018 has now been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 254 million (2018 prices).

Policy & Markets

27 Nov | W | Navigant Research Report Shows US Wind Turbine Manufacturers Are Accelerating Optimization Efforts

A new report from Navigant Research examines the range of wind turbine optimization services offered by the top US wind turbine OEMs, providing recommendations for wind plant owners and wind turbine OEMs on evaluation and implementation.

Policy & Markets

22 Nov | W | New Federal Tax and Regulatory Innovation Measures Encourage the Shift to Sustained Decarbonization

Wind industry applauds the federal government for actions to increase the tax and regulatory competitiveness of Canada’s clean energy sector

Policy & Markets

13 Nov | W | The governments of Canada and Northwest Territories invest in first Arctic Energy Fund project with Inuvik Wind Generation, creating cleaner and more reliable energy

Investments in green infrastructure projects are key to supporting the unique needs of northern communities, while protecting the environment and promoting cleaner, more sustainable energy options that will benefit northerners for generations to come.