UK: Engineering firm GyroMetric Systems is using the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult's 15MW drivetrain test facility to adapt its drive shaft monitoring technology for use in the offshore wind sector.
INDIA: Inox Wind's revenue and sales fell sharply in the country's 2018 financial year amid India's transition to an auction system.
ARGENTINA: Vestas will supply and install 28 turbines for two wind farms in the eastern province of Buenos Aires.
SPAIN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has inaugurated a new technology centre in the outskirts of Madrid capable of testing wind turbines up to 10MW.
UK: Vattenfall has announced the start of commercial operation at a storage system, believed to be the UK's largest battery co-located with an onshore wind farm.
NEW ZEALAND: Local power firm Mercury has acquired a 19.99% stake in wind and solar project developer Tilt Renewables for $100 million.
UNITED STATES: Demand for clean energy, digitalisation and moving away from centralised grid systems will be the growing trends in the US power market over the next five years, according to Lars Andersen, new North American president of K2 Management.
GERMANY: A project named "Empower Refugees" to train refugees living in Germany to service wind turbines has been launched in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia.
GERMANY: Wpd is considering selling an equity stake in the company worth at least $1 billion and could even sell the entire company, according to media reports.
UK: Investment in UK clean energy projects fell by more than 50% in 2017, an inquiry by a parliamentary committee has revealed.
Offshore wind in the United States is an abundant domestic energy resource located close to major coastal load centres and areas plagued with transmission congestion.
The eyes of wind-power professionals are now turning towards Chicago, this year's venue for one of the industry's main events, the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) conference and exhibition, opening on 7 May.
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.