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India kick-starts offshore procurement
23 April, 2018
India’s government has moved a step closer to harnessing the...
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New wind farms attracted €22 billion investment in 2017
Monday, April 23, 2018 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
Monday, April 16, 2018 Enel has won a 25-year supply contract for a 285 MW wind farm in India.

Alpha Ventus investigates fault
Monday, April 16, 2018 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
Friday, April 06, 2018 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.

MHI Vestas builds business in Taiwan
Friday, April 06, 2018 MHI Vestas has signed agreements with four companies to develop its supply chain in the growing offshore wind energy sector in Taiwan.

Dutch wind tender awarded to Vattenfall
Thursday, March 29, 2018 The world’s first offshore wind farms to be developed without the support of a public subsidy will be built by Vattenfall.

Bay State seeks energy storage solution
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Bay State Wind has announced plans to collaborate with NEC Energy Solutions to incorporate an energy storage solution into its planned 800 MW offshore wind farm in Massachusetts, USA.

Senvion starts on Murra Warra
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Construction on the first phase of the 429 MW Murra Warra wind farm in Australia is to start after its owners sealed an equity investment from Macquarie Group and gave contractor...

Statoil makes Poland play
Sunday, March 18, 2018 Statoil says it will play a key role in the development of Poland’s first offshore wind farm after signing an agreement with Polenergia to buy a stake in two project developments in...

GE plans to develop the world's largest offshore WTG
Thursday, March 08, 2018 On 1 March GE Renewable Energy unveiled its plan to develop the largest, most powerful offshore wind turbine available, the Haliade-X.

Vestas keeps narrow lead in onshore wind
Thursday, March 01, 2018 Developers commissioned 47 GW of onshore wind turbines globally in 2017, with four manufacturers accounting for 53% of the machines deployed. They were Vestas, Siemens Gamesa,...

Siemens Gamesa to supply up to 1 GW in Turkey
Thursday, March 01, 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed an agreement securing the right to implement up to 1 GW of wind generation in Turkey.

Senvion has won its first contract in India
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Senvion has won its first contract in India with a 102 MW order from clean energy company ReNew Power.

Germany awards 700 MW of onshore wind contracts
Friday, February 23, 2018 Germany’s federal network agency has awarded just over 700 MW of onshore wind capacity in the country’s latest auction.

EnBW makes move in Taiwan
Friday, February 23, 2018 EnBW has made its first move into international growth markets with the acquisition of a 37.5 per cent stake in three offshore wind power projects in Taiwan

The Great Energy Transition gathers momentum – GWEC report
Thursday, February 15, 2018 The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics on 14 February. The 2017 market remained above 50 GW, with Europe, India and the offshore sector experiencing...

Europe marks offshore wind records
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 2017 was a record year for offshore wind in Europe according to statistics released by WindEurope.

Orsted begins construction of Hornsea One
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Construction work has started on what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

Phu Yen wind farm receives investment go-ahead
Friday, February 02, 2018 A project to build a 300 MW wind farm, to be named HBRE-Phu Yen Wind Power Plant has received investment clearance and will be constructed in Phú Yên Province in the south of Vietnam.

Wake effect investigation underway
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator has announced a new €2.3 million project to demonstrate how effective implementation of control strategies can reduce wake effects.

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