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  1. INDIA: The energy ministry is seeking industry comments on a new draft policy aimed at strengthening the auction process.
  2. RUSSIA: The Russian government has officially announced it will conduct a tender from 29 May to 9 June, for a selection of around 2GW of capacity due online in 2020.
  3. DENMARK: Dong Energy has recorded earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of DKK 3.29 billion (€442 million) in its 2017 Q1, only just over half the total from the same period a year earlier.
  4. INDIA: Brazilian manufacturer WEG is planning its entrance in to the Indian wind market, by upgrading a facility to produce its 2.1MW turbine.
  5. SPAIN: Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) in Iberdrola's renewables division fell 5% in Q1 compared to last year, on the back of low wind speeds.
  6. FRANCE: EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) has entered into exclusive talks to acquire 67% of onshore wind player Futuren for "just under €320 million," according to its CEO.
  7. WORLDWIDE: The industry faced a year of consolidation in 2016 according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in its 2016 Global Wind Report, released in India today.
  8. WORLDWIDE: A group of countries most vulnerable to climate change has called on the world's largest economies to end subsidies for fossil fuels as soon as possible.
  9. CHILE: Spanish developer Acciona has secured a €100 million "green loan" from compatriot bank BBVA to help fund a series of renewables projects in Chile.
  10. DENMARK: A report on the shape Denmark's energy policy should take in the next decade must look all the way to 2050, with wind subsidies removed from 2030, the country's energy commission has said.

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