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Ofgem approves 600 MW Shetland link
Ofgem has approved a proposal by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) to build a 600 MW subsea electricity transmission link from the Shetland Isles to mainland Scotland....
Renewables’ share rises to all-time high in Germany
Renewables covered around 52% of gross power consumed in Germany during the first quarter of 2020. Gross power consumption encompasses all electricity used in a country, but for...
Uzbekistan makes 100 MW wind call
Uzbekistan’s government has issued a request for proposals for a 100 MW onshore wind farm in the Karakalpakstan autonomous republic.
Eskom curtails wind energy
Wind energy operators in South Africa are seeking legal advice after Eskom issued them with force majeure notices.
Vestas to supply Japan’s first major offshore project
Vestas is to supply 33 V117-4.2MW typhoon variant turbines for the Akita Noshiro wind farm.
Greek auction boosts Quantum’s momentum
Quantum Energy and Enora have secured the only contract for onshore wind energy in Greece’s latest renewable energy auction.
Innogy plans Kaskasi build
Innogy has paved the way for the construction of its third German offshore wind energy farm with a final investment decision for the Kaskasi project.
Vestas secures fourth intertidal wind project in Vietnam
Vestas has secured its fourth intertidal project in Vietnam with a 29 MW order from Sigma Engineering.
Siemens’ first order for 170-metre rotor onshore turbine
Siemens will deliver eight units of its SG 5.8-170 to Danish developer and wind turbine operator Eurowind Energy A/S for the 46 MW Knöstad project.
Acciona to build giant wind farm in Queensland
Acciona has announced plans to start construction of a 1026 MW wind farm in Australia next year.
Eni commissions its first wind project
Italian oil firm Eni has commissioned its first wind farm, the 48 MW Badamsha project in Kazakhstan.
Iberdrola and EDF plan floating wind demo
Iberdrola and EDF have announced plans to build a floating offshore wind demonstration project in Norwegian waters.
Support for USA’s largest offshore wind project
Ramboll has been chosen by Dominion Energy to support development and engineering aspects of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project.
Offshore wind sees record 2019
The global offshore wind industry installed a record 6.1 GW of new capacity in 2019, according to new data from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
Hywind clears state aid hurdle
The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has given the green light for Norway’s government to provide financial aid to the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm.
Iberdrola ramps up Saint Brieuc control
Iberdrola has signed a deal to take full control of French offshore wind farm company Ailes Marines, which is developing the 496 MW Saint Brieuc project.
EIB backs Pomeranian wind farm
Ignitis Group has signed a financing deal with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of a new wind farm project in the Pomerania region of Poland.
Polish associations work on sector agreement
Two Polish wind energy associations are joining forces to create an offshore wind sector agreement along the lines of that created by the UK in 2019.
EU project to develop improved turbine design
An EU-funded project has been launched to help improve the performance and reduce the costs of critical subsystems in offshore wind turbines.