Siemens Gamesa is to shed some 2,900 jobs around the world – more than half of them in Denmark, Spain, Germany, and the UK alone – as the struggling company takes the next step in its new operating strategy, the company confirmed today (29 September 2022).
Wind industry leaders called for more resources and urgency from policymakers at the upcoming COP27 climate summit in Egypt to focus on specific actions to help the deployment of more renewable energy.
Industry specialists discuss how a raft of new policy measures from the German government could ramp up its onshore wind industry.
The US Business Network for Offshore Wind discusses the implications of SGRE and GE’s court battle and Biden’s big policy announcement
Vestas, Acciona and the European Commission discuss whether the war has sharpened minds on green energy roll-out
WindEurope's CEO Giles Dickson joins us to discuss whether we can hit the EU's ambitious wind target
Patents serve to protect and reward innovation, but an injunction against GE selling its Haliade-X turbine in the US could push up prices for developing offshore wind farms.
Against climate concern and what some are calling broken capitalism, a new leader of the Conservative Party — and the UK’s next prime minister — will be announced shortly, but are either a friend to the wind and wider renewables industry?
Earlier this month, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a major climate and clean energy bill to tackle some of the problems the state is facing in the quest for carbon neutrality.
The biggest ever round of the UK government’s flagship renewables auction scheme was finalised last week with offshore wind emerging as one of the sector’s biggest winners.
Former Siemens Gamesa insider says turbine manufacturers are in dire need of the bright future they were promised
It's time for a more collaborative approach to meet 2030 offshore wind deployment targets
Building a net zero workforce means a step change on the representation of women
A three-pronged approach is required, including seeking people with transferable skills as well as a diverse workforce
War in Ukraine has opened everyone’s eyes to the risks of over-reliance on foreign energy imports
The potential buyout of Siemens Gamesa makes sense for the industry's health if it is to meet the huge demands placed on it by energy transition
The latest Nordex N175/6.X for low and medium-wind markets likely sets a new, albeit temporary, onshore rotor size record for western OEMs: Windpower Monthly's Eize de Vries received an exclusive invitation to find out more.
Winergy shares its experience and insights on the future of geared and direct drive wind turbine drive system pathways exclusively with Windpower Monthly’s Eize de Vries.
GE being banned from selling, importing and installing Haliade-X turbines that infringe a Siemens Gamesa patent in US waters is likely to have far-reaching implications for the US giant, according to industry experts.
Work is progressing on a full-scale 16.6MW Nezzy² prototype with two 180-metre downwind rotors, to be installed in southern China in the coming months
Solar could undercut wind on price by the middle of the decade, an analysis by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in the US suggests.
As the industry strives to deliver the rapid build-out of wind, developers are working to ensure the fight against climate change does not come at the expense of biodiversity
Dongfang Electric Wind Power is developing a 16MW direct-drive offshore giant with 128-metre blades, which is poised for future boosts to 18MW. Eize de Vries finds out more
Replacing small, 20-year-old turbines with the latest technology offers savings over new wind farms and increased power yields
As the intellectual property battle between Siemens Gamesa and GE heats up, the impact may well be felt beyond a courtroom in the US.
The wind industry continues to raise the bar with new innovations and evolutionary developments, as our selection shows
Low wind pioneer takes top spot with new model, but Chinese OEMs with super-size rotors are making headway
End of Chinese onshore subsidies creates new 3.5-4MW-plus “large-rotor” segment with focus on cutting levelised cost of energy
Extensive track record pays dividends for major offshore player, but as sector expands beyond Europe, competition is getting fiercer
Focus on lowering costs as turbine sizes increase, with the winning solution ready for future 20MW-plus powertrains
Blades are still getting longer, but as the R&D focus on recyclability gathers pace, the winning concept has the edge
The wind industry’s supply chain continues to innovate in response to growing turbine sizes and cost pressures, both onshore and offshore
While floating wind is still a small offshore segment, it is seeing a lot of innovative design work. We look at some systems to watch