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Queensland OKs 180 MW wind farm
Plans for a 180 MW wind farm in Australia’s Queensland state have been given the green light.
French floater selects MHI Vestas
The developers behind the Groix & Belle-Ile pilot floating offshore wind farm in France have selected MHI Vestas to supply the turbines for the project.
More certainty needed to ensure wind industry growth
WindEurope has called for more action from governments to secure continued growth in Europe’s wind energy sector.
Orsted to merge large offshore projects
Orsted has announced that it intends to merge some of its wind farm clusters in the North Sea into two large-scale projects.
Ofgem approves new Scottish island interconnector
A proposed 220 MW transmission link connecting the Orkney Islands and the Scottish mainland has been given the go-ahead by UK regulator Ofgem.
German government calls wind sector crisis meeting
Germany’s federal government has pledged to make reforms to boost the country’s ailing onshore wind energy sector.
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.