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Germany’s federal government has pledged to make reforms to boost...
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Onshore wind ready for upgrade
Some 65 GW of onshore wind turbine capacity in Europe will reach their end-of-design life by 2028, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.
Neoen plans hybrid mega-plant in Australia
Renewable energy developer Neoen is developing plans for a large-scale wind-solar-battery hybrid power plant in South Australia.
World’s largest offshore windfarm project opens new base
Ørsted has officially opening its Hornsea Two Offshore Construction Base at Humberside airport in the UK.
Pondera wins Korean offshore wind project
Dutch based engineering consultancy Pondera and Korean engineering company Hanmi Global are to act as owner’s engineer on the 100 MW Jeju Hanlim offshore wind farm off the coast of...
Carbon Trust launches new stage of ORJIP Offshore Wind
The Carbon Trust has launched Stage 2 of its Offshore Renewable Joint Industry Project (ORJIP) for Offshore Wind.
Castle Wind signs MOU for I GW floating wind farm
US offshore wind developer Castle Wind has signed a memorandum of understanding with a local utility in California covering its planned 1 GW floating offshore wind farm.
EIA ruling delays Vineyard wind scheme
The shareholders in the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm project have confirmed the project will be developed with a revised schedule in light of a US Interior Department ruling to...
Oman's first large wind farm comes on-line
Oman’s first utility-scale wind farm has started supplying electricity to the grid.
Siemens – two new wind contracts in India
Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in India with Alfanar for the supply of 206 units of its SG 2.2-122 wind turbine for two wind farms, totalling 453 MW.
Mainstream installs first Taiba N’Diaye turbine
Mainstream Renewable Power has completed installation of the first turbine at Senegal’s first utility-scale wind farm.
French court clears offshore wind farm
French offshore wind energy developer Ailes Marines is on track to start construction of its Saint-Brieuc project after the French Council of State rejected appeals opposing it.
Poland paves the way for onshore wind
Poland's government is set to hold auctions for up to 2.5 GW of onshore wind energy this year.
WSP appointed on first Saudi Arabia wind farm
Engineering consultancy WSP has been appointed as owner’s engineer for the Dumat Al Jandal 400 MW wind farm in Saudi Arabia, the country’s first utility-scale array.
Europe adds 4.9 GW of wind in H1 2019
Europe added 4.9 GW of new wind energy capacity in the first half of 2019, according to figures released on 25 July by WindEurope.
DNV GL launches new LIDAR based project
DNV GL is calling on wind energy stakeholders to join a new Joint Industry Project to explore the potential of using LIDAR to measure wind actors.
NY seals offshore wind deals
The US state of New York has signed landmark agreements to procure 1700 MW of offshore wind energy from two projects.
EDF and Masdar close finance on Dumat Al Jandal
A consortium of EDF and Masdar has closed financing on the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in Saudi Arabia.
Siemens awarded largest US offshore wind power order
Siemens Gamesa has received, conditionally, a record WTG order for 1714 MW from Ørsted and Eversource.
Hohe See generates first power
EnBW's Hohe See 609 MW offshore wind farm has generated first power.