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Hornsea One powers up
The first turbine at the world’s biggest offshore wind farm has been installed and is now producing electricity.
Europe adds 2.6 GW of offshore wind
Europe added 2.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2018, according to new statistics from industry group WindEurope.
New wind energy generation record for the UK
Wind energy generation in the UK hit a new high of 15.32 GW on Friday 8 February.
Siemens to supply 567 MW to ReNew Power for two wind projects in India
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a new order in India from ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy independent power producer.
11.9 GW of wind capacity installed in the Americas in 2018
The latest GWEC data shows that North, Central and South America has installed 11.9 GW capacity of wind power in 2018, an increase of 12% on 2017.
Thirteen groups interested in Polish offshore stakes
Thirteen groups have responded to a call by Polish energy group PGE for partners in its planned offshore wind farms.
Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed in Rotterdam
GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype in Rotterdam.
Siemens secures large wind projects in USA and Brazil
Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the 242 MW Scioto Ridge onshore wind project by Innogy Renewables US LLC, a subsidiary of German company innogy SE.
EDF-Masdar consortium wins Saudi wind tender
A consortium led by EDF Renewables and Masdar has won the tender to build the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in Saudi Arabia.
Parkwind and ESB forge offshore alliance
Renewable energy developer Parkwind and ESB have signed an agreement to jointly develop the Oriel offshore wind farm off Ireland’s Louth coast.
Siemens launches 10 MW offshore WTG
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has launched the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine.
Orsted is preferred bidder in Connecticut tender
Orsted has been given the go-ahead to start negotiations for the sale of energy from its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm.
Equinor increases its stake in Poland’s offshore wind development
Equinor has exercised an option to buy a 50 per cent stake in Poland’s Bałtyk I offshore wind energy development from Polenergia.
GE to supply landmark Kenyan wind farm
GE Renewable Energy is to supply the turbines for the 102 MW Kipeto wind farm in Kenya.
Orsted reconsiders its Taiwan position
Orsted says that it will “pause and revisit” all of its project activities in Taiwan’s offshore wind energy sector following a delay in the permitting process for the Changhua 1 and...
Vortex sells its European wind portfolio
Vortex Energy has sold its 49 per cent stake in a 998 MW European onshore wind energy portfolio.
Engie signs deal on French offshore wind farms
French utility Engie and Spanish partner EDP Renovaveis (EDPR) have formed an alliance with Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation to build the French offshore wind farms of Dieppe-Le Tréport...
Europe drives wind growth
New analysis by Wood Mackenzie shows that More than 680 GW of new wind power capacity will come online globally over the next ten years.
Clarke Creek gains final approval
One of Australia’s largest renewable energy projects is one step closer to being built after securing environmental approval from the federal government.