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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.
MHI Vestas builds business in Taiwan
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2017 was a record year for offshore wind in Europe according to statistics released by WindEurope.
Orsted begins construction of Hornsea One
Construction work has started on what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
Phu Yen wind farm receives investment go-ahead
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
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.