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Jera plans 600MW Japanese offshore wind farm

Jera plans 600MW Japanese offshore wind farm

Utility Jera unveils plans for a project that could use 15MW wind turbines installed on fixed-bottom foundations off the north-west of Japan’s main island

Icy conditions can reduce wind production by 80%

Icy conditions can reduce wind production by 80%

Researchers observed ice build-up during a field study at a wind farm facing conditions similar to those that hit all energy sources in Texas last month

China accounts for half of 2020 offshore wind additions

China accounts for half of 2020 offshore wind additions

For a third year in a row, China leads global offshore wind installations, adding more than 3GW of capacity last year, according to GWEC

India's ReNew Power set for $8bn merger and US public listing

India's ReNew Power set for $8bn merger and US public listing

Indian renewables giant ReNew Power is due to merge with a US investment firm, creating a new company with an $8 billion enterprise value

Siemens Gamesa retains top spot in slow year for Indian wind

Siemens Gamesa retains top spot in slow year for Indian wind

Last year saw the lowest level of wind commissioning in a decade in India as 1.1GW of onshore wind projects were added in 2020, according to BloombergNEF

Floating offshore wind could flourish in Asia as costs fall

Floating offshore wind could flourish in Asia as costs fall

The capital expenditure needed to pay for floating offshore wind in Asia Pacific could fall by 40% over the next decade, new research shows