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Engie buys 420MW Australian wind farm

Engie buys 420MW Australian wind farm

The 420MW Hills of Gold project will be Engie's second wind farm in Australia and its largest in the country

Equinor gains on wind, loses on oil and gas

Equinor gains on wind, loses on oil and gas

Norwegian energy giant Equinor's renewable energy division's profits doubled in Q3, but this was outweighed by seven-figure write-downs of oil and gas assets

New platform key to offshore wind leadership after MHI Vestas decoupling – Vestas CEO

New platform key to offshore wind leadership after MHI Vestas decoupling – Vestas CEO

Vestas aims to lead the offshore wind sector by 2025, following its acquisition of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' stake in their joint venture, CEO Henrik Andersen said

News and Analysis

Vestas buys out MHI from offshore wind joint venture

Vestas will acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' stake in their offshore wind joint venture. MHI will buy a small stake in Vestas

GE Renewable Energy turns first quarterly profit since 2018

GE Renewable Energy recorded a profit in Q3 2020 due to improved pricing, tighter capital spending and job cuts, according to its latest investor presentation

Growing wind portfolio and major divestment pushes Ørsted through the Covid crisis

Danish developer Ørsted reports an 18% fall year-on-year fall in profits in Q3, but a 2% rise for the first nine months of the year

Vattenfall’s Q3 wind profits squeezed amid pandemic

Vattenfall experienced lower electricity prices as demand fell during the pandemic

Australia backs 26GW wind and solar-powered green hydrogen hub

The Australian government has agreed to ease the permitting processes and aid investment of a 26GW wind and solar-powered hydrogen and ammonia complex in Western Australia

In Depth

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.

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.