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  1. UNITED STATES: Principle Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with a local government agency in the north of California to develop an offshore wind project.
  2. THAILAND: GE Renewable Energy will provide 90 turbines to be installed across three 90MW clusters in central Theparak district.
  3. SWEDEN: State-owned developer Vattenfall has altered a number of financial targets in response to the 'considerable maturing' of the renewable energy market.
  4. INDIA: Vestas will supply 125 turbines to a 250MW wind farm in Gujarat, the country's westernmost state.
  5. UNITED STATES: Secretary of energy Rick Perry has announced $18.5 million in funding for a research and development (R&D) group to work towards reducing the cost of the US offshore wind sector.
  6. UK: Selling the Green Investment Bank (GIB) before some of its investments had been fully constructed lost the government £63m (€78m), the government's spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO) said.
  7. NORWAY: Vestas will supply 15 turbines to a 54MW wind farm in Marker in the southeast of the country.
  8. EUROPE: Facilitating corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) can "play a decisive role in delivering Europe's climate and energy objectives", more than 50 multinational companies and industry organisations have said.
  9. FRANCE: Energy minister Nicolas Hulot announced the launch of a 200MW tender pitting onshore wind against solar PV.
  10. DENMARK: A new draft law has been submitted by the government that will extend the Østerild and Høvsøre wind turbine test sites.
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