UK: Sensors have been added to two of the gravity-base foundations being installed at the Blyth demonstration project off the north-east UK.
UK: Greencoat has bought the North Hoyle and Slieve Divena wind farms from JP Morgan Asset Management for around £105 million (€115.5 million).
UK: The Forewind consortium has decided to go its separate ways, splitting the four projects between the three members.
UK: ScottishPower Renewable's (SPR) 1.2GW East Anglia Three offshore wind project has been approved by business and energy minister Greg Clark.
UK: The Scottish government has injected another £1.5 million (€1.66 million) into the Carbon Trust's offshore wind accelerator (OWA) programme.
UK: The rate of growth in renewable energy sector jobs has been slashed by more than two thirds over two years, coinciding with a rollback in government policies and funding since 2015 and Brexit uncertainty.
EUROPE: Co-locating ground-mounted solar projects at wind farms looks like the perfect match.
EUROPE: The battle between Siemens and MHI-Vestas (MV) for supremacy in the offshore market is intensifying as both firms took preferred supplier status with major orders.
UK: Amber Rudd has been named the new secretary of state for energy and climate change following the election victory for the Conservative Party. However, the result could set back to development of onshore wind in England.
UK: A Freedom of Information request to the UK government by Windpower Monthly over Green Port Hull negotiations has lifted the lid on difficult talks with Siemens.
UK: In 18 months, August 2016 to be exact, Enercon's European "storm control" patent will expire. But that has not stopped the company from heading for a UK court hearing in June to press a charge of alleged infringement by Siemens and its customers.
EUROPE: Strong winds in Germany on 16 February 2014 led to plummeting wholesale electricity spot market prices on the German/French spot electricity exchange, giving just EUR 14.5-17.9/MWh for the German region and EUR 20.0-20.7/MWh for France.