KENYA: The long-delayed Lake Turkana wind farm has finally delivered first power to the grid, its developer has announced.
HAMBURG 2018: Windpower TV spoke to Neil Douglas, director at BVG Associates about tenders and auctions.
HAMBURG 2018: The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has set up a task force to accelerate the development of offshore wind across the world.
HAMBURG 2018: The wind power industry faces a "cultural challenge" in sharing data, Romo Wind CEO Jan Nikolaisen told Windpower TV.
HAMBURG 2018: WindEnergy Hamburg and WindEurope's Global Wind Summit enters its second day shifting focus to digitalisation and technology.
HAMBURG 2018: Nordex will supply Vattenfall with 32 additional turbines for the 115.2MW second phase at the Wieringermeer wind farm in North Holland.
HAMBURG 2018: MHI Vestas has achieved a power rating of 10MW with its V164 turbine platform, the manufacturer announced.
HAMBURG 2018: Wind could account for 36% of Europe's power generation by 2050 as the continent meets its commitments under the Paris agreement, according to a new report.
HAMBURG 2018: Nordex overcame a challenging, self-imposed timeline and cost-competition pressures in the market as it developed its N149 prototype, according to the company's head of product strategy.
FINLAND: Four years after the introduction of its Exceed gearbox technology, Moventas Gears is presenting a successor series, the Exceed Evolution, focused on the new generation of 4-5MW onshore turbines. Eize de Vries reports from the recently expanded production facility at Jyväskylä in Finland.
UK: SSE has bought out partner Fluor's stake in the planned 1.5GW Seagreen project being developed in the Outer Firth of Forth, Scotland.
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United States RES America cancels 600MW plans in Indiana
United Kingdom Ørsted sells 50% of Hornsea One
There are many good reasons to celebrate the recent strong market development of offshore wind in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC). Most forecasters expect APAC to take the volume lead for annual installed offshore wind capacity from 2025.
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WORLDWIDE: Governments the world over try to maximise the economic gain of wind-farm developments in their countries. While much local economic benefit will arise from activities that need to be carried out on site, such as operation and maintenance, often governments seek more.
GERMANY: All eyes in the wind power business are turning towards Hamburg as preparation conclude for the 2018 exhibition and conference. We take a look at the topics up for discussion on each day, from auction design and repowering to digitalisation and hybrid projects.
WORLDWIDE: This could be a pivotal year for wind energy. As gas prices rise, and the fuel-saving value of wind becomes greater than its cost, subsidies will no longer be needed. This will encourage more development, which will result in lower turbine and project costs, creating a virtuous circle.
UK: London Array has more than twice the number of turbines, but Ørsted's Walney Extension project in the Irish Sea is now, officially, offshore wind's largest operating project at 659MW.
DENMARK: When Philippe Kavafyan took over from Jens Tommerup as MHI Vestas CEO earlier this year, his predecessor told him to 'learn to say no'. Windpower Monthly spoke to the former Adwen chairman about how he is picking his battles and where he plans to take the firm over the next four years.