United Kingdom

RSS feed

News and in-depth analysis of wind power, wind farms and wind industry companies and policy in the UK.

UK In Depth

WindEconomics: New nuclear station contract finalised

WindEconomics: New nuclear station contract finalised

UK: After a long gestation period, during which time the expected cost of the project escalated, the UK government has now signed contracts for a new nuclear-power station.

Subsea connection

Subsea connection

UK: JDR Cables welcomed its new horizontal lay-up machine (HLM) in September, doubling the plant's production capacity. CEO David Currie reveals why the future looks bright.

Two years in the making

Two years in the making

UK: The MHI Vestas offshore wind joint venture was officially launched on 1 April 2014. Thirty months (and one week) later, it installed its first turbine at a commercial project.

Wind's retiring champion

Wind's retiring champion

UK: From designing vertical-axis-turbines to developing wind farms and shaping policy, industry veteran and outgoing RES chief Ian Mays has seen many changes in the wind industry.


UK News

Latest Jobs

Subscribe to Windpower Monthly

Market Status Reports

United Kingdom - Gearing up for a busy year amid regulatory change

UNITED KINGDOM: This year will be a busy one for the UK wind industry, with onshore developers striving to ensure that projects are operational ahead of changes to the renewables' incentive scheme next year. Offshore, manufacturers will be pinning down locations for factories and distribution centres ahead of the massive demand expected from developers involved in the UK's next wave of offshore projects - Round 3.