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Ramping up Hornsea 2 has boosted power generation by almost a third (Pic credit: Ørsted) )

Ørsted’s Q2 operating profit disappoints but full-year guidance up

Ørsted reported a significant decrease in its Q2 operating profit (Ebitda), compared with Q1 2022, but has raised its full year guidance.

The loan is intended to stabilise Enercon's supply chain

Germany loans Enercon €500 million to stabilise supply chain

The German government has approved a €500 million loan to struggling wind turbine manufacturer Enercon to stabilise the company’s supply chain amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Vestas recorded 1,783MW of publicly announced orders in Q2 2022

Vestas’ Q2 orders 'slump amid price hikes' – analyst

Vestas announced its smallest quarterly order intake in more than a year in Q2 2022, with price rises likely to blame, according to an analyst.

Jobs in the US wind sector grew in 2021 according to the latest data (pic credit: Vestas)

US wind sector sees job growth in 2021, new data reveals

US Department of Energy tracks ‘unusual’ increase in wind sector jobs between 2019 and 2021

End the 'arms race' on new turbines and you can win the war on value, argues Ben Hunt

Distribution of value in the wind industry is broken – it’s time for a new settlement

Former Siemens Gamesa insider says turbine manufacturers are in dire need of the bright future they were promised

HWS’s integrated technology solution features a pre-cast concrete AirBase foundation, a self-climbing AirCrane and the AirTower

Wind turbine towers: is it time to ditch steel for prefab concrete?

Spain’s concrete bridge specialist HWS talks to Eize de Vries about its disruptive AirTower solution for 7-8MW-plus onshore wind turbines

Investment in new vessels is urgently needed to support the delivery of offshore wind ambitions, WindEurope and the Polish Wind Energy Association warned (pic credit: Deme)

Vessel shortage ‘jeopardises Baltic Sea offshore wind’

European and Polish industry groups urge Baltic Sea countries to build specialised vessels ahead of offshore wind build-out

Suzlon appointed Ashwani Kumar (above) as CEO in October 2020

Exclusive: Suzlon launches 3MW onshore wind platform

Indian turbine maker launches 3MW platform for low-wind sites after years of struggling with debt and market slowdown

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers’ study surveyed 908 commercial-scale wind farms in the United States (pic credit: RES)

Wind gets cheaper as industry gets smarter – study

US researchers calculate impact of across-the-board learning on cost of wind power development

Siemens Gamesa CEO Jochen Eickholt launched the Mistral programme as part of parent company Siemens Energy’s capital markets day this week

What’s in Siemens Gamesa’s Mistral turnaround plan?

Troubled turbine manufacturer’s CEO unveils details of plan to turn the company around as it faces many challenges

The offshore wind sector needs 70,000 skilled workers but where do we find them, asks Robert Fradley

How do we close the offshore wind skills gap?

A three-pronged approach is required, including seeking people with transferable skills as well as a diverse workforce

The 998MW Traverse Wind Energy Center in Oklahoma, owned by AEP and developed by Invenergy, was the largest wind farm to come online in Q1 2022

ACP flags policy hurdles as US wind growth slows in Q1

Clean power industry group sees many policy hurdles holding back growth of wind, solar and storage in the US

Vestas's V150-4.2MW turbine was its most installed model last year, according to GWEC

Which wind turbine makers led global market in 2021?

Global Wind Energy Council data show which turbine manufacturers installed the most wind capacity worldwide

European Energy reports Q1 profit boost

In Spain’s renewables tender in December 2021, wind farms were contracted at about 10% of average Spanish wholesale electricity prices over the past 14 months (pic credit: AEEolica)

'Wind to stay competitive despite price increases'

IEA update flags cause for optimism on cost of energy transition – despite renewable energy price increases

The UK (€9.4 billion) invested the most in new wind farms last year, with offshore wind receiving the most of this outlay (pic credit: Alan O’Neil/Equinor)

Why record investments alone are not enough

The capital is there. It's permitting that is holding up wind power expansion in Europe, trade body warns

Jochen Eickholt said he has been trying to understand the challenges Siemens Gamesa faces since taking over as CEO in March

Siemens Gamesa reviewing financial outlook

Company faces challenges from ramping up new onshore wind platform, cost inflation and supply chain issues

(pic credit: Yuichiro Chino/Getty Images)

Nordex shuts down systems as cyber attack hits

German turbine manufacturer implements crisis management protocols as it assesses impact of cyber attack

GWEC's report shows Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East all had record years for new onshore installations (pic credit: Neoenergia)

GWEC report calls for rethink of ‘perverse’ market design

New industry report says net zero targets will be missed without action to quadruple annual wind installations

Rising commodity and shipping prices, as well as policy delays, contributed to OEMs' challenges (pics: Vestas, Ørsted, Maersk, Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

From raw materials to policy: challenges facing OEMs

Analysts and other trade associations have given their forecasts for the health and profitability of turbine makers this year

Juan Gutierrez, CEO of Siemens Gamea's service business

Interview: Siemens Gamesa's Juan Gutierrez

The CEO of SGRE’s service business on fulfilling hydrogen’s potential, the importance of policy, and why he’s so excited

Nearly 13GW of new offshore wind capacity was added in 2021, according to the WFO (pic credit: Ming Yang)

Record growth year for offshore wind driven by China

Explosive Chinese growth sees global offshore wind market break installation records in 2021, new report finds

More than 12.7GW of new wind power capacity came online in the US last year (pic credit: GE)

US wind PPA prices rise faster than solar

Developers sought higher prices for wind in 2021 amid supply chain constraints and cost inflation, analysts explain

Henrik Andersen sees continuing challenges in 2022 and added that the company need to be selective with projects

Vestas CEO: ‘Pricing key for offsetting cost inflation’

Vestas's results confirm cost inflation and supply chain pressures pushing up turbine prices will be a dominant theme in 2022

Brazil could receive its first offshore wind energy by the end of the decade (Pic credit: Rafa Bahiense/Flickr)

Brazil could grant first offshore wind licence this year

Offshore wind may join energy auctions by 2023 but power unlikely to be produced until the end of the decade