NETHERLANDS: Fabrication specialist Sif Group has been awarded the contract to supply monopile foundations to the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind project, being developed by the Blauwwind consortium.
DENMARK: Engineering firm Semco Maritime claimed it is "well-positioned" to progress despite making a DKK 8 million (€1.07 million) loss last year.
UNITED STATES: Utility Alliant Energy has had a 500MW wind power expansion program approved in Iowa, bringing its total expansion plans to 1GW.
FRANCE: Oil major Total is continuing its diversification into renewable energies, having signed an agreement to buy 74.33% of Direct Energie, France's third largest electricity supplier.
UK: The government should increase the UK's local content target from 50% by 2020 to 60%, a former energy minister has recommended.
SWEDEN: Developer Eolus Vind made a SEK 35.9 million (€3.45 million) profit during a busy quarter between 1 December and 28 February, it has announced.
UK: Seabirds are less likely to collide with offshore wind turbines than previously thought, according to a new study.
IRELAND: Element Power has entered the offshore wind market by acquiring the up-to 750MW North Irish Sea Array (NISA) from previous developer Gaelectric.
UNITED STATES: The US's operating wind power capacity grew 9% in 2017, adding more than 7GW of new wind projects and bringing the country's total to just over 89GW.
WORLDWIDE: Renewable energy policies must focus on end-use sectors, not just power generation, a new report claims.
EUROPE: Investors in new wind farms got more for their money last year as auction systems and technological advances drove down costs, according to a new report.
UNITED STATES: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded a 77MW order by MidAmerican Energy for a project in the developer's 2GW Wind XI cluster.
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Taiwan Taiwan sets out 5.5GW plan
United Kingdom One-turbine-a-day in UK offshore
United Kingdom UK offshore wind supply chain review launched
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