At the launch of the AWEA Offshore Windpower conference (22-23 October) in Massachusetts, Windpower Intelligence data shows the potential -- but improbable -- pipeline facing the US industry between 2020 and 2026.
Vattenfall and property developer Wallenstam have scrapped a 300MW wind farm off the coast of Sweden after the country's military vetoed the companies' revised plans for the project.
At the start of the China Wind Power 2019 conference and exhibition (21-24 October), the industry's global association has said now is the time to remove, rather than build, barriers in order to reach the world's emission reduction targets.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached an initial agreement to acquire Senvion's European business including all intellectual property, most of its onshore servicing operations, and a blade factory.
Global renewables capacity is set to increase by nearly 50% in the five years to 2024, but this projected 1.2TW expansion could be more than 300GW higher with improved government intervention, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report.
New analysis predicts onshore wind turbine prices could see a "modest" increase in the early part of the next decade, in part due to the collapse of Senvion.
South Africa's government expects 14.4GW of new wind power capacity to be installed between 2022 and 2030 under its final Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) -- more than any other energy source in this period.
Prices remained level in Germany's latest undersubscribed tender for onshore wind -- the first after a raft of policy measures were adopted to revive the country's faltering energy transition.
EDP Renewables (EDPR) and offshore engineering firm Aker Solutions have bought into a consortium with WindPower Korea to develop a 500MW floating wind farm off Ulsan, South Korea.
Renewables will soon provide the largest share of the UK's electricity generation mix, according to official figures, with the growth in wind -- lately in offshore -- driving the sector to a tipping point.
China might struggle to meet growing offshore demand, while construction and connection bottlenecks could lead to project cancellations in the US.
The latest report from the Lawrence Berkeley National laboratory (LBNL) in the US chronicles the continuing development of wind energy, accompanied by steady falls in costs of both projects and energy.
A Swedish company has come up with a novel design to make towers more cost-effective to manufacture, transport and install while reducing lifecycle LCoE. And it is made almost entirely out of wood.
The evidence is clear in the bottom line: companies with diverse workforces outperform those that draw their recruits from a narrow base. But wind power needs to do more to recruit and retain the best talent.
The Windpower Monthly editorial team did not participate in the worldwide climate-crisis strikes and protests of 20 September. We thought we would serve the cause better by continuing to report on the latest developments in the global wind-power industry, a vital component in the transition to clean energy.
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