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Equinor and Ørsted win in New York

Equinor and Ørsted win in New York

Equinor and a partnership between the market leader Ørsted and US utility Eversource have been selected as the two preferred bidders for almost 1.7GW of offshore wind in a New York solicitation.

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Ørsted's US win a "vindication", says WoodMac

Ørsted's US win a "vindication", says WoodMac

Having struggled to succeed since it entered the US market in April 2015, the fact that Ørsted now has over 3GW of contracted wind capacity is a "vindication" of its decision to cross the Atlantic, says Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables (WMPR) senior analyst Anthony Logan.

Crown Estate unveils leasing tender design

Crown Estate unveils leasing tender design

Seabed landlord the Crown Estate has confirmed it will launch its fourth leasing round for offshore wind sites off England, Wales and Northern Ireland later this year.

24GW under construction in the US

24GW under construction in the US

The US has a record amount of wind capacity under construction, with some 24GW currently being built according to preliminary figures on the first half of 2019 from Windpower Intelligence.

De Rugy departure could "put a brake" on renewables

De Rugy departure could "put a brake" on renewables

After only ten months in the job, France's minister for ecological transition François de Rugy has resigned, following alleged misuse of public money.

Vestas to supply Saudi Arabia's first wind farm

Vestas to supply Saudi Arabia's first wind farm

Vestas will supply a consortium of EDF Renewables and Masdar with 99 turbines for Saudi Arabia's first utility-scale wind farm.

EnBW calls for zones off Hamptons to be scrapped

EnBW calls for zones off Hamptons to be scrapped

German developer has called for an area off New York to be removed from future solicitations and has pulled out of developing a project there, citing conflicts with the fishing industry and potential pushback from local residents.

Vineyard hits snag on cable approvals

Vineyard hits snag on cable approvals

The 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore project off Massachusetts has stumbled after a local authority refused the permit for its export cables.

AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

Two American Electric Power (AEP) subsidiaries have selected three Oklahoma wind farms with a combined capacity of nearly 1.5GW they hope to buy from Invenergy.


In Depth

What next for Senvion? A look at the possibilities

Beleaguered turbine manufacturer Senvion is in the midst of a recovery, with the backlog of orders now clearing, freeing up revenue. But with new orders drying up during its self-imposed insolvency proceedings, the company is not out of the woods yet. So what does the future hold for the company? Windpower Monthly takes a look at the options.

The hot and cold markets of 2019 so far

As we reach the mid-point of the year, Windpower Monthly takes a look at which markets are on a hot streak, and which are suffering from a freeze in installations.

WindEconomics: How the UK reaches net-zero emissions by 2050

The UK government's Committee on Climate Change (CCC) mapped out the way for the country to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in a new report.

Vestas orders up 40% in first half of 2019

Following its routine end-of-quarter order intake flurry, Vestas reached over 4.6GW of new turbine orders during the second quarter of 2019. On top of the 3GW it won in Q1, Vestas is flying ahead of its 2018 total.

Wind and solar make case for US ancillary services

The use of renewable energy in providing ancillary grid services has not been discussed in the US in great detail, until now.

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june 2019

Opinion

Danish wind must respond to 'public momentum'

OPINION: Following the merger of two major lobby groups, and ahead of a general election, Denmark's wind industry is in a strong position to continue growing, writes Jan Hylleberg.

Votes required for green agenda

Australians went to the polling booths on 18 May to vote in what was billed as the climate-change election. If that was the case, then the climate lost.

US grid starved of investment

Houston will host this year's American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) conference and exhibition (20-23 May), an appropriate choice given the size and health of the Texan wind energy market.