Canadian renewable energy developer Northland Power has entered into a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Japanese counterpart Shizen Energy to target 600MW of offshore wind capacity in Japan.
MHI Vestas is in line to supply its 10MW turbine for a floating offshore wind project for the first time, having been named as preferred supplier for the Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) wind farm off the south coast of France.
The operator of the Thor offshore project will receive state support through a similar support mechanism to the UK's contract for difference model, the Danish government has announced.
The shockwaves from the collapse of Germany's onshore wind industry has dealt blows to the major OEMs, with many having to take evasive action.
Suzlon's ability to continue as a going concern is in "significant doubt", according to the Indian wind turbine OEM's auditor in its latest report.
Learning from the oil and gas industry can help accelerate floating offshore wind development and cut costs, according to attendees at a RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables conference.
Smaller players are alarmed at concentration of market power, as wind sector worries what will happen when its priority grid access is scaled back from 2021.
RWE Renewables has grown its clean energy pipeline to around 20GW in the first few weeks after completing its acquisition of Innogy and E.on's portfolios, the developer announced.
German manufacturer Nordex remains in the red, with a net loss of €21 million in Q3 2019. But the company was in buoyant mood as sales increased 16% "as expected".
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As the Nanjing High Speed Gear Manufacturing Company celebrated its 50th anniversary, Eize de Vries represented Windpower Monthly at its wind-power supply-chain forum, and exclusively visited its production facilities in Nanjing.
Nuclear power is too expensive. That is the implicit conclusion of the UK government, which has issued a consultation document on possible ways of reducing the electricity price.
Undeterred by a police-enforced ban and more than 1,800 arrests, Extinction Rebellion's climate -change protests in the streets and squares of London continue.
The three projects that make up the Horns Rev offshore-wind hub off Denmark's west coast perfectly illustrate how the sector developed over the last two decades. Windpower Monthly dissects the performance data to see if bigger really is better.
Fatih Birol, executive head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), is not alone in recognising a "growing disconnect" between what is being discussed in climate summits and reports, what policymakers are actually doing about it, and what is happening in real life.
The Windpower Monthly editorial team did not participate in the worldwide climate-crisis strikes and protests of 20 September. We thought we would serve the cause better by continuing to report on the latest developments in the global wind-power industry, a vital component in the transition to clean energy.
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