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Vestas plans to pilot new safety initiatives using predictive analytics and augmented reality this year, with a view to cutting its rate of recordable injuries by more than half by 2025.
EDP Renewables (EDPR) and Engie form a 50:50 joint venture (JV) targeting offshore wind, having first announced their plans for the partnership last year.
EDPR benefitted from a better wind resource in 2019 to boost its generation by 6% year-on-year to just over 30TWh despite its sell-down of 997MW of European wind capacity in July of last year and a further 199MW of US capacity.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is seeking applications for its Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme, now in its second year.
Investment group Rusnano and billionaire Alexey Mordashov have announced plans to set up an investment fund for the localisation of electrical wind turbine equipment in Russia, according to local media reports.
Ørsted has been named the world’s most sustainable company, with an increased share of revenue derived from clean energy boosting its position in an annual ranking of billion-dollar firms.
Australian investors Federation Asset Management has launched a takeover bid for compatriot developer Windlab, proposing to buy all the outstanding shares in the wind-solar hybrid project specialist.
Vestas plans to eliminate non-recyclable waste from the manufacturing, operation and decommissioning of its wind turbines by 2040, becoming the first turbine maker to announce such a target.
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.
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.
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.
The slowdown decimating Germany's onshore sector has come as little surprise. Following the 2017 tenders -- which were dominated by citizen-owned projects that have longer development times because they did not need permits to enter -- it was clear to most in the industry that there would be a dip in installations.
With the deadline looming to start work at the end of 2019 to qualify for tax credits, building a supply chain is the priority for the nascent US offshore wind sector.