SWEDEN: The state-owned utility recorded underlying profit of SEK 9.4 billion (€902.4 million) in the first quarter of 2018, with its wind business unit experiencing a 21% increase.
UNITED STATES: Apex Clean Energy, one of the US's largest wind developers, is currently undergoing a strategic review that could lead to a sale of the company.
UNITED STATES: Retail company Walmart has signed two power purchase agreements totalling 300MW from wind projects in South Dakota.
INDIA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has taken the first order for its new low-wind SG 2.1-122 turbine at a 300MW project in the state of Gujurat in western India.
GERMANY: Manufacturer Nordex has launched a new 4.8MW model with a 133-metre rotor diameter targeting "strong wind sites".
UNITED STATES: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed two agreements to repower three NextEra Energy wind farms in Texas, with a combined capacity of more than 500MW.
BELGIUM: MHI Vestas will provide 23 of its 9.5MW turbines for Parkwind's 224MW Northwester 2 project in the Belgian North Sea.
INDIA: Hero Future Energies, one of the largest renewable power producers in the country, commissioned India's first large-scale solar and wind energy hybrid project in at Kavithal, in Karnataka.
WORLDWIDE: Global wind installations are set to break the 60GW barrier once more from 2019, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) predicts.
SPAIN: Leading wind power developer Iberdrola has recorded a net profit of €838 million in the first quarter of 2018, a 1.2% increase on the previous year.
UK: GE Renewable Energy will test its 12MW Haliade-X turbine at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult's test centre in Blyth, northeast England, as part of a five-year deal.
GERMANY: Hydrogen produced by surplus wind and solar energy can become cheaper than natural gas by the 2030s, according to new analysis.
United Kingdom Turbine installation completed at Walney Extension
United States Bloomberg joins GM in Illinois power deal
United States US bakers and distillers to run on wind
South Africa Long-delayed South African power deals signed
United States Enel expands Facebook power deal
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.
How far are we from 15MW wind turbines? Not far at all, at least as far as the technology is concerned.
WORLWIDE: The influence of big data and cloud computing is being felt by all of us, not least in our personal lives.
IRELAND: Irish onshore wind generation is enjoying a period of rapid growth but there are big funding and infrastructure challenges ahead, as Mike Tavern, technical director at engineering and environment consultancy Sweco explains.