POLAND: US developer Invenergy has filed its lawsuit against the Polish government with a UN commercial law body in its ongoing dispute over cancelled power purchase agreements.
UK: The final turbines have been installed at the world's largest offshore wind farm, developer Ørsted has announced.
UNITED STATES: German multi-brand service provider Deutsche Windtechnik has opened a business unit in the "healthy" US market.
INDIA: The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), India's largest thermal power generator backed by the government, recently issued a tender for 2GW of wind power.
GERMANY: Hydrogen produced from surplus wind and solar energy can become cheaper than natural gas by the 2030s, according to new analysis.
UK: GE Renewable Energy will test its 12MW Haliade-X turbine at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult's test centre in Blyth, northeast England, as part of a five-year deal.
DENMARK: Following reports of a new 800MW project to be offered off the Danish coast, the country's wind industry association has called on the government to set a 3GW pipeline.
BELGIUM: The head of the lobbying group for the Belgian offshore wind industry has criticised government plans for a second offshore zone, claiming it would be too crowded.
FRANCE: Canadian developer Boralex has agreed to acquire the outstanding shares of an investment firm with a 163MW operational portfolio.
UNITED STATES: Lower onshore wind equipment sales in the first quarter of 2018 meant revenue for GE's renewable energy division was down 6.8%.
Netherlands Sif wins Borssele III & IV order
United States Alliant Energy's 1GW expansion program approved
United Kingdom Seabirds avoid offshore turbines more than expected
United States SGRE muscles in on 2GW Wind XI cluster
United States Bloomberg joins GM in Illinois power deal
United States US bakers and distillers to run on wind
South Africa Long-delayed South African power deals signed
United States Enel expands Facebook power deal
WORLDWIDE: Recent reports of Statoil's Hywind Scotland project, the world's first commercial floating wind farm, achieving 65% capacity factors over the winter have provided another boost to the spirits of the floating-wind community.
Renewables-supporting policymakers have understandably been attracted by the growing potential of storage systems as the various technologies improve and their costs fall.
How far are we from 15MW wind turbines? Not far at all, at least as far as the technology is concerned.
WORLWIDE: The influence of big data and cloud computing is being felt by all of us, not least in our personal lives.
IRELAND: Irish onshore wind generation is enjoying a period of rapid growth but there are big funding and infrastructure challenges ahead, as Mike Tavern, technical director at engineering and environment consultancy Sweco explains.