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BASF to divest part of Dutch offshore wind farm stake

BASF to divest part of Dutch offshore wind farm stake

Chemicals producer agrees sale of 25.2% stake to Allianz, having bought into project in September

Tower factory deal for Scotland's Port of Nigg

Tower factory deal for Scotland's Port of Nigg

Global Energy Group and Haizea Wind Group will build £110-120m facility in Scotland to produce 135 towers a year

New owner and Nordex turbines for 300MW in Texas

New owner and Nordex turbines for 300MW in Texas

Japan's Jera kickstarts its 2GW US goal with acquisition of Texas wind farm and orders 4.5MW turbines from Nordex

News and Analysis

New joint venture plans 1GW of onshore wind in Ireland

State-owned utility ESB and forestry board Coillte join forces to develop 1GW of wind power projects by 2030 in 50:50 joint venture

Acciona enters Brazil with 850MW of wind projects

Company acquires two Bahia wind development projects from Casa dos Ventos with view to starting construction next year

Vestas confirms cyber security attack was ransomware

Operations now close to normal after investigations find breach mostly hit turbine manufacturer’s internal data

Enel brings net zero target forward to 2040

Italian utility expects to have 154GW of renewables and battery storage capacity by 2030, including 32GW of new wind

LM Wind Power targets 'zero-waste' blades by 2030

Local partnerships, optimised manufacturing processes and use of materials key to target, blade maker believes

In Depth

Energy transition brings new wind power buyers to the fore

As the drive for electrification gathers pace, the market for corporate renewable power purchase agreements is booming

Hard-to-abate industries look to buy wind power

Power-hungry industries such as chemical and steel producers are looking to renewable power deals to cut their emissions

Wind power sector and fossil-fuel giants — friends or foes?

Will energy majors crush wind veterans with their deep pockets or become powerful allies on the path towards decarbonisation?

China’s oil majors dip their toes in offshore wind

Chinese oil and gas companies are beginning to invest in offshore wind, but seem less keen to own assets than European firms

Big oil plots a new path as tide turns on fossil fuels

As the climate crisis makes itself felt and the energy mix changes, oil and gas majors are looking to wind for a long-term future