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Ocean Winds plans Canary Islands floating offshore wind

Ocean Winds plans Canary Islands floating offshore wind

Joint venture behind WindFloat Atlantic teams up with local renewables specialist for floating offshore wind project in Spanish waters

TPI to take over Nordex’s wind blade factory in Mexico

TPI to take over Nordex’s wind blade factory in Mexico

US manufacturer to take over operations of plant for three years with an option to extend the arrangement

EDPR agrees €80m deals to enter UK onshore wind market

EDPR agrees €80m deals to enter UK onshore wind market

EDP Renewables has entered the UK onshore wind market with deals to buy a 544MW portfolio of wind and solar projects

News and Analysis

Record investment drives Iberdrola’s strong H1 results

Spanish giant's renewables gross operating profit is up 63%, with net profit up 8.4%, underpinning ambitious wind expansion plans

Vattenfall back to black in first six months of 2021

Higher electricity prices and lower wind speeds combine to produce slight increase in wind operating profit

Votorantim secures financing for 409MW onshore wind hub

Brazilian state development bank agrees $317 million deal for ten projects at Vento do Piauí phases two and three

AES signs up partner for Chilean wind pipeline

US firm's Chilean arm brings in investor in preparation to take ownership of three wind farms its parent is currently constructing

SGRE lowers guidance due to supply chain pressures

Increases in raw material prices and costs of delivering 5.X onshore wind platform force manufacturer to lower financial guidance

In Depth

Vestas’ Mediterranean boss on potential in southern Europe

Vestas president for the Mediterranean region sees good growth prospects in the 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

Looking back on 2020 – Part 4: As people stay home, oil and gas majors go green

Part four of our review of the year tracks growing interest in offshore wind and green hydrogen by fossil fuel giants, even if renewable energy investments still only account for a fraction of their investments

Looking back on 2020 – Part 3: Turbine ratings and rotor sizes continue to go up

Even in a difficult year, manufacturers continued to launch new technology, with competition intensifying in the offshore and low-wind segments. Find out more in part three of Windpower Monthly's round-up

Looking back on 2020 – Part 2: Losses mount as Covid adds to sector’s woes

The second part of our review of the year looks at how the industry's major players fared as lockdowns caused some delays in installations and quite a few CEOs were waved off