A powerful committee in the US Congress has proposed extensions to the US's key support mechanism for wind for a further five years, potentially providing some breathing space for an overstretched supply chain. But its course to becoming law will be a difficult path to navigate.
Developers of offshore wind projects off the northeast US coast have agreed to space their turbines in line with some of the demands of the local fishing industry. It should not affect the timeline of the 800MW Vineyard 1 site in Massachusetts.
The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has called on Australia's energy ministers to take action against falling levels of investment, which is 60% lower in 2019 than it was a year ago.
New Jersey is doubling its goal for offshore wind power to 7.5GW by 2035, up from 3.5GW by 2030.
A subsidiary of French energy giant Total, Saft Batteries, will provide a storage system to a subsidy-free Finnish wind farm. The 6MW/6.6MWh battery will be Scandinavia's largest.
Germany's new climate protection law, passed by parliament on 15 November, has crushed the sector's hopes that would help pull wind energy out of its current dramatic collapse as more details emerged. Renewables and energy associations have appealed to the government to reconsider its approach.
The acceleration of offshore wind development in new markets boosted several countries in the latest renewable energy country attractiveness index (Recai) from advisors EY.
French developer Neoen has agreed with battery supplier Tesla to increase the Hornsdale Power Reserve by 50%.
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.
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.
Submarine cables are vulnerable and, whether static or dynamic, protecting and stabilising them is critical. Any damage can lead to massive cost and also disrupt the functioning of the entire turbine.
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.
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.
Donald Trump won the US presidential election in November 2016 with a promise to revitalise the country's coal industry.
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