Denmark to reject most ‘open door’ offshore wind projects
Denmark is due to refuse 24 applications for offshore wind projects under its ‘open door’ scheme in a move the industry has slammed as “incomprehensible” and "very unfortunate".
Ørsted and Vestas sign pact for green wind turbine towers and blades
Ørsted has vowed to buy Vestas’ low-carbon steel wind turbine towers and blades made from recycled materials for all joint offshore wind farms under a newly agreed sustainability partnership.
News in brief
PODCAST Episode 13: Is the cyber-attack
threat for the wind industry growing?
As the wind industry increasingly relies on remote systems to control its systems, the so-called ‘attack surface’ grows with it and everyone from organised hacking groups to state-sponsored actors will do their best to exploit vulnerabilities.
What’s keeping the wind industry awake at night?
Experts from RES, Rystad Energy, Statkraft, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Gazelle Wind Power and Fugro discuss the challenges facing the wind industry today.
WindEurope chair dissects the EU’s Net Zero Industry Act
Sven Utermöhlen - chair of WindEurope and chief executive of offshore wind for RWE - discusses the EU’s package of measures to stimulate the wind industry.
In conversation with BOEM chief Elizabeth Klein
Elizabeth Klein, the new chief at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), discusses the route ahead for offshore wind in the US.
The future of turbine blades
Blades represent up to a third of the cost of a wind turbine but they do not yet benefit from the sophisticated sensor technology which exists for other components.
Can green hydrogen live up to the hype?
Experts from the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition, DNV and Bellona discuss green hydrogen’s potential as a component of the renewable energy transition.
Is biggest best when it comes to wind turbines?
Anders Nielsen, chief technology officer for the turbine manufacturer Vestas, discusses why the race for the biggest turbine has to slow down.
Unlocking the potential of floating offshore wind
Experts from Corio Generation, Vestas and Northland Power discuss the opportunities and the challenges for this nascent industry
WindEnergy Hamburg round-up with GWEC's Ben Backwell
Ben Backwell, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council, discusses the key themes to emerge from WindEnergy Hamburg.
Waking the 'sleeping giant' of German onshore wind
Industry specialists discuss how a raft of new policy measures from the German government could ramp up its onshore wind industry.
How will SGRE-GE court battle affect US offshore wind?
The US Business Network for Offshore Wind discusses SGRE and GE’s court battle and Biden’s big policy announcement.
Will war in Ukraine lead to faster energy transition?
Vestas, Acciona and the European Commission discuss whether the war has sharpened minds on green energy roll-out
Is the EU's 480GW wind target for 2030 realistic?
WindEurope's CEO Giles Dickson joins us to discuss whether we can hit the EU's ambitious wind target