RUSSIA: The government has reportedly proposed plans to increase the amount wind turbine component suppliers should export from their Russian facilities.
MOROCCO: The country's renewable energy target should be revised upward, beyond the present goal of 52% of electricity to be sourced from non-fossil fuels by 2030, King Mohammed VI has announced.
WORLDWIDE: Last month we looked at research suggesting that wind is at a crossroads, and another recent report confirms this.
CANADA: Boralex's net losses widened to C$50 million (US$38 million) in the first nine months of the year due to lower production volumes, amortisation expenses, and acquisition and financing costs, according to the company.
GERMANY: A battery storage component connected to a five-turbine wind farm could offer insights into system integration of renewable energies, researchers believe.
TURKEY: The energy minister has called a tender for 1GW in new onshore wind capacity next March, but no announcement has been made following a 1.2GW offshore auction scheduled for last month.
UNITED STATES: New York state has launched a request for proposals (RfP) for at least 800MW of offshore wind projects.
GERMANY: PNE made a net loss of €2 million in the first nine months of the year, down from a €16.3 million profit a year ago, as it prepares to develop and then sell a 200MW portfolio of wind farms.
FRANCE: As predicted, solar PV projects have won the entire 200MW of capacity offered in a technology-neutral tender pitting it against onshore wind.
JAPAN: The cabinet has again approved a bill for the promotion of offshore wind after it was not passed before the end of this summer's parliamentary session.
UNITED STATES: LM Wind Power has unveiled its expanded US blade research centre at the NASA Michoud Campus near New Orleans, Louisiana.
NETHERLANDS: Sif Group made an operating loss in the third quarter due to a delayed start to the production of foundations for Borssele III and IV and a "relatively high absence rate due to illness", it stated.
Netherlands Tennet unveils new Dutch connection
United States Approval for Virginia's first offshore project
South Africa Updated: Vestas to supply Enel in South Africa
Only a small proportion of the seabed around the globe is currently suitable for offshore-wind development, due to the requirements regarding water depth and seabed conditions of current fixed foundation, regardless of other constraints such as shipping lanes and nature reserves.
Unless your name is Donald Trump, the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Michael in Florida last month shows climate change is already having an impact on our economy and livelihoods.
Ørsted has spent more than $1 billion in the past two months, buying up more than just US wind capacity.
UNITED STATES: Expertise from subsidiaries LM Wind Power and Blade Dynamics contributed to the big, new, onshore platform, as GE Renewable Energy's cherry-picking begins to pay off.
GERMANY: High-torque gearbox development, the mystery of the missing ministers, the death-knell sounds for pure-play OEMs, and the clout of the oil companies -- the Windpower Monthly team reflects on the news, product announcements and debates from the industry's biggest event.
GERMANY: A German consultancy promises to make wind power even greener. Eize de Vries talks to company founder Jörg Spitzner about Blancair, its innovative wind-turbine concept unveiled to an invited audience at WindEnergy Hamburg.
INDIA: Competitive tendering and low wind speeds are driving the push to tall towers and long blades in India. Suzlon is now testing its latest S120 2.1MW model on a new 140-metre hybrid tower.