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Copenhagen to host major wind conference

One of the world's largest wind conferences will be hosted in Copenhagen in 2021. More than 10,000 company representatives, scientists, and politicians are expected to attend the WindEurope Summit.

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Fishers pose threat to Statoil's wind project in New York

A highly expensive offshore wind project off the US state of New York is being taken to court once again. Fishery organizations think that the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management was negligent when awarding the lease of the project.

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Germany launches wind auction as election nears

This year's third tender of 1 GW onshore wind has been launched while the industry is concerned about the foreseeable future, and German states are literally growing the distance to onshore turbines.

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EU lowers price on Chinese solar modules by 35 percent

After years of conflict concerning price dumping, the EU's solar panel war against China is being revised with announcements of price declines. Meanwhile, the US is taking the opposite route and considering measures, which analysts say could cancel more than 20 GW solar power.

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NKT's cable business will chase growth after split

With the acquisition of ABB's cable business and the upcoming split of the NKT group, the company is paving the way for larger growth. NKT is poised to become one of the world's leading cable manufacturers for offshore wind farms, both within and beyond Europe.

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Vestas CEO leaves NKT board

Anders Runevad is stepping down from the cable manufacturer's board at the extraordinary general meeting. A former Siemens executive has been proposed as his replacement.

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12 convicted for EUR 146 million ETS fraud

A further 36 people have been prosecuted in the "twilight case" concerning a EUR 146 million scam on the carbon quota market. One of the accused has been sentenced to nine years in prison.

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Statkraft lucks out with British offshore wind farm

Despite a far more lucrative location, Triton Knoll has also secured a 30-percent higher subsidy price than the other winners in the British tender. Pure luck, according to a Dong executive, while the developer acknowledges bidding lower.

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Dong signs letter of intent with Canadian company

The Danish utility is throwing itself into a new offshore wind project for 400 MW in Canada. So far, a letter of intent has been signed, giving Dong the exclusive rights to negotiate a development deal.

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Norway's government to remain in power

It seems the current government coalition in Norway will continue to control the country, although the supporting parties will be making big demands. Horrible election results for the labor party Arbeiderpartiet.