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2017-06-20

Dutch Offshore Wind Project Shatters Cost Reduction Goals

​Offshore wind has a lot going for it. From steadier, stronger wind speeds to the fact that NIMBYism is much less of a challenge, there are reasons why offshore wind has grown rapidly in recent years. That said, there are challenges too.

2017-05-20

Greg Clark Named UK Energy Minister

​Clark, who was shadow energy minister in 2008-2010 when his Conservative party was in opposition, is now the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

2017-04-20

LM Wind Power Starts Work on Turkish Project

​The 170,000-square-metre site will create 450 jobs in the Bergama organised industrial zone in west Turkey.

2017-01-09

Long Island to Get Offshore Wind Farm

​Long Island would get New York state’s first offshore wind farm, a collection of wind turbines off Montauk that could provide energy for 50,000 homes, under an agreement detailed Thursday.

2016-12-19

New York Wind Farm Part of Larger Offshore Energy Ambitions

​A New York utility plans to approve a wind farm off eastern Long Island that it says would be the nation's largest offshore wind energy project built to date.

2016-11-28

Japan Behind On Wind Power

​As nuclear power plants are being restarted in Japan, the government should stop to consider what the rest of the world is doing. Last year, global wind power capacity surpassed nuclear for the first time. Japan, however, is already far behind this globa

2016-11-07

Norway To Build Europe's Largest Onshore Wind Power Project

​The newly-announced Fosen Vind project will comprise six wind farms with a combined capacity of 1,000 MW, more than the current total installed capacity in Norway and on track to become the largest of its type in Europe.

2016-10-17

P&G, GM And Google Take Flight On Wind Power

​The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released its Q4 2015 market report (PDF) in January, and it contained a surprise. "Approximately 75 percent of the megawatts contracted through PPAs [power purchase agreements] during the fourth quarter were th

2016-08-15

Suzlon Bags 71.40-MW Wind Power Project From GIPL

Wind turbine maker Suzlon has bagged a 71.40-MW wind power project from Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd ( GIPL).

2016-07-25

THE WORLD SETS NEW WIND INSTALLATIONS RECORD 63,7 GW NEW CAPACITY IN 2015

​According to preliminary figures, the world has seen a new record in new wind installations, adding 63’690 MW within the year 2015. The total wind capacity of the world has reached 435 GW.

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