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EDP CEOs resign amid corruption probe

EDP CEOs resign amid corruption probe

EDP chief executive António Mexia and EDPR head João Manso Neto wrote to the Portuguese utility announcing their resignations yesterday (30 November)

Vestas’ new CTO Anders Nielsen on the benefits of modularity — and trucks

Vestas’ new CTO Anders Nielsen on the benefits of modularity — and trucks

Six months into his new role as the CTO of Vestas, Anders Nielsen speaks to Eize de Vries about modularity and how his experience in truck manufacturing can feed into wind power

Repsol plans to grow wind fleet in new 'low-carbon' unit

Repsol plans to grow wind fleet in new 'low-carbon' unit

Wind is due to play a key role in Repsol increasing its 'low carbon generation' fleet, but the majority of the Spanish oil major's investments through to 2025 will still be in carbon-intensive activities

News and Analysis

Vestas to fund start-ups through new venture capital arm

Vestas plans to invest in early-stage start-ups within sustainable energy around the world through its new corporate venture capital arm, Vestas Ventures

Enel looks to triple renewables capacity by 2030

Enel plans to invest about €70 billion in renewable energy in the next decade, boosting renewables capacity from about 45GW at present to 120GW by 2030

Ørsted joins flurry of offshore wind projects in South Korea

Ørsted aims to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6GW off the coast of Incheon City

India and the UK break into EY's top five investment markets

Australia, India and the UK continue a march up the top table of investment markets in EY's renewable energy country attractiveness index (Recai)

RWE to sell 49% stake in Humber Gateway wind farm

RWE continues its strategy of selling stakes in its offshore wind assets to fund investments in further renewable energy development

In Depth

Goldwind prioritises larger rotors over higher ratings to reduce LCoE

Goldwind chief engineer Endi Zhai talks to Eize de Vries about the firm’s new models and technology development advances, and how it plans to adapt to looming cuts to state support in its home market

Editor's view: a summer marred by losses

Wind power in Europe was not looking particularly healthy even before the pandemic struck.

Six of the best: wind's CEO casualties in a long, hot summer

Several of the wind industry's long-established and best-known leaders have recently announced their departures. We look at their past achievements and the challenges their replacements will face

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

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.