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Danish Wind Turbine Orders to Rise Ahead of Subsidy Cuts

Danish wind turbine orders are expected to pick up dramatically in the second half of 2002 compared with the first, as investors scurry to lock into government subsidies for wind power before they're cut, market participants say.

Construction begins on Ontario’s First Wind Farm

Huron Wind, a joint venture between Ontario Power Generation and British Energy plc has begun construction of what will be Ontario's first wind farm.

Power players to boost wind sector

June 18 - German-Danish wind turbine maker Nordex said on Tuesday it expected the entry of cash-rich giants like General Electric into the so far small-scale wind power industry to transform the sector.

Switching on to offshore

The UK's first offshore wind farm is expected to contribute almost one-fifth of the government's target for renewable energy by 2010.

Vestas selected to build wind turbines

Ontario's first commercial wind farm is one step closer to reality today after Huron Wind signed a contract with Vestas to build, install and commission its wind turbines on the shores of Lake Huron near Tiverton, Ontario.

A fair wind for Sicily

As the Italian energy sector braces itself for liberalization, fears of power shortages are being addressed with the implementation of wind turbines on the country's southern and mountainous island of Sicily.

Around the Globe: americas

CDC Capital Partners, the UK-based emerging markets risk capital investor, has led the acquisition of Entergy's stakes in three investor-owned power businesses in Latin America.

Dutch wind power generation set to grow

Applications will be made for six new wind farms in Netherlands with total generating capacity of 1930 MW reports the Platts news agency

FPL Energy orders 175 Vestas wind turbines

FPL Energy, LLC, the independent power production subsidiary of FPL Group Inc. today announced an agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S of Denmark for delivery of approximately 175 wind turbines and an option for an additional 650 turbines.

Large order for Vestas’ wind turbines from Hydro Tasmania

Australian Wind Technology, which is 100 per cent owned by the Danish Vestas Group, has won an order for delivery of wind turbines for projects with a total capacity of 128 MW. The value of the order is approximately 680m Krona ($79.5m).