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Nordex secures €350 million Covid-19 aid loan

Nordex secures €350 million Covid-19 aid loan

Nordex's CFO said the loan would protect the company from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic

Oil engineer Aker Solutions unveils offshore wind blueprint

Oil engineer Aker Solutions unveils offshore wind blueprint

Aker Solutions sets out offshore wind business plan ahead of proposed spin-off

Dongfang fast-tracks direct-drive designs for onshore and offshore

Dongfang fast-tracks direct-drive designs for onshore and offshore

In-depth technology analysis of China's most powerful operating turbine by Eize de Vries

News and Analysis

Vestas hits 100GW of wind turbines under service

Vestas described its service division as a "highly profitable business with an even more promising outlook"

RWE and Mitsubishi join Maine floating pilot

Offshore heavyweights enter US market for flagship floating demonstration project

Iberdrola takes control of Australian renewables player - updated

Iberdrola has claimed victory in a bidding war against a Filipino-Hong Kong joint venture to take over Australian clean energy developer Infigen

Own goal? GE's lawsuit could backfire, IP expert warns

Vestas and Nordex may be the main beneficiaries of GE's legal action against SGRE

'Vestas climate targets consistent with 1.5C Paris pledge' - independent scientists

Vestas has become the first renewable energy manufacturer to have its climate targets independently verified as aligning with the most ambitious target of the Paris Climate Agreement

In Depth

Vestas holds firm as leading OEM as China challenges for top spots

Five OEMs cornered two thirds of new global installations last year. Windpower Monthly casts an eye over the wind industry's leading contenders.

Coronavirus outbreak exposes our reliance on China

Too early to tell would be a fair summary of the wind industry's judgment on the extent to which the coronavirus outbreak will affect global turbine production and installations in 2020.

Turbine of the Year 2019 - 3.5MW+: Vestas EnVentus

Vestas' V150-5.6MW turbine, part of its new EnVentus platform, has won Windpower Monthly's turbine of the year award in the 3.5MW+ category. Editor Shaun Campbell and David Weston discuss why.

Windpower Monthly review of 2019 -- part 2

The next generation of new turbines continues apace in the second half of the year, but financial woes among many of the industry's western OEMs also bite. Here are the top articles from the latter half of 2019.

Windpower Monthly review of 2019 -- part 1

A spate of technology launches dominated the first half of the year, with a new generation of prototypes also being installed. Here are the top articles from the first half of 2019.