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19 Oct | Denmark and Ethiopia expand cooperation on Wind Energy

Denmark will increase our financial support to the Danish-Ethiopian strategic sector cooperation and partnership programme “Accelerating Wind Power Generation” in Ethiopia with 7 million DKK. The programme, which started in 2017, will now run until the end of 2020 contributing to the sustainable development of the Ethiopian energy sector with modern wind energy.

01 Oct | USTDA Supports Wind Energy Development in Zambia, Creating Opportunities for U.S. Industry

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a $1.15 million grant to Globeleq Zambia Wind Limited (Globeleq) for a feasibility study for an estimated 100-megawatt wind power plant in the Muchinga Province of Zambia. The study will be carried out by U.S. engineering firm, DNV GL Energy USA, Inc.

28 Mar | USTDA Supports Wind Energy in Mozambique Through U.S. Solutions

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to eleQtra (Moçambique) Limitada for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 120 megawatt (MW) wind power plant to be developed in two phases of 60 MW each, located in the Namaacha District in southern Mozambique.

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19 Dec | Compromise on 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.

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18 Dec | 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.

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17 Dec | Record-breaking amount of new UK offshore wind capacity installed in 2018

RenewableUK is highlighting the record amount of offshore wind capacity installed this year.

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17 Dec | 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.