Electromagnetic engineering firm GreenSpur Renewables is to begin testing what it claims is the world's most powerful ferrite-based direct-drive permanent magnet generator, but questions over funding remain.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has called for expressions of interest in developing an offshore transmission system off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.
PARTNER CONTENT: Antti Turunen, Head of Global Service at ZF Wind Power, talks digitalisation, data and the importance of service in the future.
France's state-owned utility, EDF, and its consortium partners Enbridge and Innogy, have been named the winners of the tender to develop a 600MW offshore wind project off Dunkirk.
The wind industry celebrated Global Wind Day (15 June) with its annual photography competition. The winners offered a range of iconic images showing the impact of the sector around the world.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been named the preferred supplier for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project being developed by Macquarie and Swancor off Taiwan.
The north-east US states are right to compete to build an offshore industry and create jobs in their jurisdiction, but they should also cooperate to avoid unnecessary costs to the consumer, the Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW) has said in a new report.
Wind and solar power generators in the three southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu are once again experiencing delays in payments from the distribution utilities.
GE Renewable Energy's technology chief believes the role of additive manufacturing could change the way wind turbines are produced.
RWTH Aachen's Centre for Wind Power Drives is a world-renowned hub for groundbreaking research in wind energy. Eize de Vries talks to its co-founder, Georg Jacobs, and two PhD researchers about their work and what drives them.
The US entered the offshore-wind sector late, but a number of projects are now under development. Generation costs were initially high compared to European levels, but recent power purchase agreements (PPAs) suggest they are now very similar.
This huge spaceship-looking contraption will be testing the next generation of wind-turbine bearings as manufacturers press on into double-digit capacities and ever-growing loads
Since Giles Dickson took over the helm at WindEurope nearly four years ago, the region has replaced long-running support schemes with competitive auctions and corporate buyers are now entering the market. He tells David Weston why this is a good thing for the industry.
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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.
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.
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.