Business & companiesRSS feed
News & in-depth analysis of wind power and renewable energy business, companies, contracts and deals.
Spanish giant Iberdrola has teamed up with Polish energy company Enea to develop up to 3.3GW of offshore wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea.
French oil major Total has agreed to take a 51% stake in what will be Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm once built, bringing the project to financial close.
Embattled turbine manufacturer Enercon has secured financing until the end of 2023 and plans to outsource its power generation and marketing business as part of a restructuring programme.
Iberdrola plans to invest €3-4 billion in French renewables over the next four years, including the €2.4 billion outlay for its 496MW Saint Brieuc wind farm off the coast of Brittany.
EDF has entered the Chinese offshore wind market by acquiring a stake in two projects with a combined capacity of 500MW.
Interest is growing in offshore wind off the coast of Akita prefecture in the north-west of Japan’s main island, with groups led by RWE and Sumitomo recently announcing they are working to secure development rights for two fixed-bottom foundation sites.
As lockdowns and travel restrictions forced factory closures and paralysed the supply chain, the lack of visibility of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic caused Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), and Nordex to suspend their full-year guidance.
Here are the key ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the wind power industry over the past week.
Five OEMs cornered two thirds of new global installations last year. Windpower Monthly casts an eye over the wind industry's leading contenders.
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.
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.