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Orsted secures Formosa finance
Orsted has completed the first project financing in the Taiwanese offshore wind industry.
GE’s Haliade 150-6MW nacelle arrives at UK test site
The first GE offshore wind turbine nacelle to be tested in the UK under a recent R&D agreement has been delivered to the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s 15 MW drive train test facility.
Queensland approves 800 MW wind project
Renewable energy developer Lacour Energy is set to start construction of a large-scale wind and solar plant in Australia after winning consent for the 800 MW wind energy site.
Projects selected to lead Massachusetts wind march
Two major offshore wind energy projects have been selected by the Massachusetts government to lead the state’s drive to develop an offshore wind energy sector.
Final turbine successfully installed at EOWDC
The final turbine for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, a Vestas 8.8 MW unit, has been successfully installed,
Assela lands Danish finance
A proposed 100 MW wind farm on the edge of Africa’s Rift Valley will be built with the help of financing from the Danish government.
Siemens Gamesa secures new large order in Japan
Siemens Gamesa has made its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation, for two wind projects in Hokkaido, and will supply 22 of its SWT-3.4-108 WTGs, 74.8 MW in all.
Senvion unveils new 4 MW platform
Wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has launched a new 4.2 MW generator aimed at markets with low and medium speed wind sites.
Germany awards 1610 MW offshore
Six new offshore wind farms will be built in Germany following the country’s second auction for the technology.
Taiwan awards 1900 MW of offshore capacity
Taiwan’s Ministry of Economy has awarded 1900 MW of offshore wind capacity, kick-starting the country’s bid to develop a commercial offshore wind energy sector.
Vattenfall seeks PPA offers for UK wind farm
Vattenfall has launched a tender offering UK businesses the chance to purchase electricity from its South Kyle wind farm in Scotland through corporate PPAs.
Competitive wind power is leading the transition
The Global Wind Energy Council has released its 'Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update', which shows a maturing industry successfully competing in the marketplace.
GE and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement
GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed a five-year R&D agreement to develop next-generation offshore wind technologies.
Belgian windfarm first to feature 9.5 MW turbine
Belgium’s Northwester 2 project will be the first offshore wind farm in the world to use MHI Vestas’ record-breaking 9.5 MW turbine.
India kick-starts offshore procurement
India’s government has moved a step closer to harnessing the country’s offshore wind energy potential.
New wind farms attracted €22 billion investment in 2017
Europe invested a total of 51.2 billion in wind energy in 2017, including €22.3 billion in new wind farms, according to industry group Wind Europe.
Enel wins Indian wind tender
Enel has won a 25-year supply contract for a 285 MW wind farm in India.
Alpha Ventus investigates fault
The operators of the Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm are investigating the cause of damage to one of the turbines at the site.
Final section of Beatrice shore cable on its way
Nexans has reached two key milestones in its major contract to create the high voltage power export connection for Scotland’s Beatrice 588 MW offshore wind farm.