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Acciona Energia IPO plans value renewables unit at nearly €10bn

Acciona Energia IPO plans value renewables unit at nearly €10bn

Spanish energy and engineering company Acciona reveals details of upcoming IPO for renewable energy unit

Oil major Shell joins hunt for Norwegian offshore wind

Oil major Shell joins hunt for Norwegian offshore wind

Shell, BKK and Lyse will apply for licences in the Sørlige Nordsjø II and Utsira Nord Norwegian offshore wind auctions

Iberdrola targets Asian wind and solar projects

Iberdrola targets Asian wind and solar projects

Spanish energy giant signs pact with GS Energy to build renewables projects in South Korea and other Asian markets

News and Analysis

TotalEnergies joins group bid for Scottish offshore wind

The rebranded oil major is working with the Green Investment Group and the Renewable Infrastructure Development Group

Equinor pivots further towards renewable generation

Oil and gas still dominate Equinor’s near-term plans, but renewables and low carbon solutions will exceed 50% of investments by 2030

Fossil fuel major BP targets Norwegian offshore wind

Trio of BP, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind sets sights on bottom-fixed offshore wind in Sørlige Nordsjø II region

Ørsted forms JV for Norwegian offshore wind

Ørsted, Hafslund Eco and Fred Olsen Renewables aim to compete in Norway’s upcoming tender rounds for offshore wind

Taaleri fund acquires two Finnish wind farms

Solar and wind fund invests in 252MW of under-construction wind capacity in the north and north-west of Finland

In Depth

Vestas’ Mediterranean boss on potential in southern Europe

Vestas president for the Mediterranean region sees good growth prospects in the area if red tape is removed. Floating offshore beckons, too

Which developers are showing the way in offshore wind?

The final part of our market status report reflects on the offshore sector's rapid progress so far and the road ahead

Looking back on 2020 – Part 4: As people stay home, oil and gas majors go green

Part four of our review of the year tracks growing interest in offshore wind and green hydrogen by fossil fuel giants, even if renewable energy investments still only account for a fraction of their investments

Looking back on 2020 – Part 3: Turbine ratings and rotor sizes continue to go up

Even in a difficult year, manufacturers continued to launch new technology, with competition intensifying in the offshore and low-wind segments. Find out more in part three of Windpower Monthly's round-up

Looking back on 2020 – Part 2: Losses mount as Covid adds to sector’s woes

The second part of our review of the year looks at how the industry's major players fared as lockdowns caused some delays in installations and quite a few CEOs were waved off