Business & FINANCE

RSS feed

News & in-depth analysis of wind power and renewable energy business, companies, contracts and deals.

Poland targets local content with offshore wind sector deal

Poland targets local content with offshore wind sector deal

Government and industry sign long-awaited sector deal mirroring an agreement reached in the UK two years ago

Ørsted appoints new onshore wind leader

Ørsted appoints new onshore wind leader

Developer names new onshore CEO as unit aims to reach 17.5GW of onshore renewables in operation and under construction by 2030

Nordex latest wind turbine manufacturer to raise prices

Nordex latest wind turbine manufacturer to raise prices

German OEM follows Siemens Gamesa and Vestas in raising turbine prices amid price pressures and higher materials costs

News and Analysis

BP picks ex-RWE Renewables CEO for low-carbon role

Oil and gas major appoints Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath to help lead its transformation into an “integrated energy company”

‘Siemens Gamesa infringed GE patent’, US judge says

European manufacturer infringes GE patent for how turbines are connected to the grid, preliminary ruling finds

GIG acquires first Irish offshore wind project

Renewables investor enters Irish offshore wind market ahead of tender expected to take place next year

Wpd buys into 300MW Japanese offshore wind farm

German developer teams up with Japanese clean energy firm for offshore wind farm off coast of Nagasaki in southern Japan

Invenergy eyes gigawatt-scale offshore wind off Scotland

US renewables developer hopes to make European offshore wind debut with successful leasing bid in Scotland

In Depth

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

Vestas’ Mediterranean boss on potential in southern Europe

Vestas president for the Mediterranean region sees good growth prospects in 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