French foundation specialist Ideol and Japanese renewable energy developer Shizen Energy plan to develop a commercial-scale floating wind farm off Kyushu, Japan's southernmost island.
Danish fabrication firm Bladt Industries has been awarded the deal to supply the US's first commercial-scale offshore wind project with a substation.
Vestas and GE Renewable Energy have settled all disputes related to multiple claims of patent infringement, the two companies have announced.
The growth of the global market for offshore wind is accelerating, with the combined capacity of projects in various stages of development increasing 16% in the last 12 months, according to new figures. This 16% annual growth rate is faster than the 10% rise in the previous 12-month period.
Danish manufacturer Vestas has acquired a majority stake in the up-to-700MW Winterbourne wind farm, part of a larger 4GW renewable energy hybrid project being developed in eastern Australia.
The number of incidents capable of causing death or a life-changing injury fell by 13% in 2018, according to the offshore wind industry's health and safety watchdog.
Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order to supply its SG 8.0-167 DD turbine for Ørsted's 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farms off the coast of Taiwan.
The Russian Association of Non-State Pension Funds (ANSPF), a public association uniting some of the country's leading private pension funds, is considering investments in large-scale wind projects this year, according to a spokesman for the association.
Turbine manufacturer GE Renewable Energy and certification body TÜV Nord unveiled a 40-year design certification for one of the US manufacturer's onshore models in May, with plans to expand it across more products. But will this new evaluation become more widespread in the industry? Sara Knight looks at the pros and cons.
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
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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.