Wind power has a future under an Albertan government committed to ending the province's renewable energy auctions, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) believes.
After being oversubscribed in all past federal auctions except one, the latest seventh tranche tender for 1.2GW saw bids of only 0.6GW
Developer EDPR has signed an agreement to sell its remaining shareholdings in a 997MW portfolio of European wind farms to unnamed institutional advisors for a total consideration of about €800 million.
GE Renewable Energy will focus on the industrial strategy for its Haliade-X 12-14MW offshore wind turbine, after dropping the two French offshore projects earmarked for the firm's increasingly outdated 6MW model.
VIDEO: A newly completed project in Martinique required the transport of the seven turbines, and their 49-metre blades, up to the mountain site, which is easier said than done.
New Mexico regulators are demanding social media giant Facebook pays for almost half of a new $85m transmission line that will carry power from a wind project to a data centre.
E.on has signed a cooperation agreement with renewables developer Kyuden Mirai Energy to jointly develop offshore wind farms with fixed-bottom foundations in Japanese waters.
Turbine manufacturer Senvion has agreed a €100 million loan from its existing lenders, giving the company a lifeline as it navigates its administration process.
The wind energy sector spent a record €65 billion in Europe last year, accounting for more than 60% of all investments in new power assets in 2018, according to new analysis.
EXCLUSIVE: In order to offer its new 10MW offshore turbine commercially by 2022, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) must install the prototype this autumn. Eize de Vries speaks exclusively to the company's technical experts about the development process.
Restrictions on access to turbine performance data are preventing operators from reducing costs, according to a new white paper published by predictive maintenance services provider Onyx Insight.
While modern manufacturing practices and techniques such as predictive maintenance have helped make premature bearing failure a rare occurrence. However, it can still happen and when it does it can have a catastrophic effect.
As power companies release their financial results and spending plans for the next few years at this time of year, more investment in renewables is emerging as a theme.
Vestas has rounded off its 4MW onshore platform range, first revealed in June 2017, with the installation of the low-wind V150-4.2MW protoype at the Østerild test site in Denmark.
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Now that the first megawatt-scale turbines are operating beyond their certified 20-year design life, it is time to take stock and review the tools and procedures the industry needs to navigate up to and beyond this fixed design life assumption.
The consolidation of wind-turbine OEMs has taken another couple of small steps in recent weeks. First came the rumours that Vestas was considering acquiring a controlling stake in troubled Indian manufacturer Suzlon.
Following a UK government announcement that wind farms on remote islands will become eligible for support, onshore wind could be set for a comeback in the country. Mike Tavern explores the steps developers can take to maximise profitability