As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic disrupts everyday life around the world, stay up to date with how the wind industry is coping with our latest coverage.
Wind and solar is providing a growing share of global electricity generation, according to new research, but analysts warn the energy transition is still too slow
Wind and solar earnings helped RWE increase its earnings in the first half of the year following its acquisition of renewable energy assets from E.on — along with higher prices for coal and nuclear generation
“Major production stops” and site interruptions pushed up costs and drove German turbine manufacturer Nordex to an operating loss in the first half of the year
Pandemic catches up with the world's biggest offshore wind developer after "minimal" impact in first quarter
Vestas reissues guidance as losses increase
The 731.5MW Borssele III & IV wind farm has supplied its first power, and is due to be fully online by October 2020
Nordex's CFO said the loan would protect the company from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic
In-depth technology analysis of China's most powerful operating turbine by Eize de Vries
Iberdrola has claimed victory in a bidding war against a Filipino-Hong Kong joint venture to take over Australian clean energy developer Infigen
Industry body forecasts eight-fold increase in global offshore wind capacity by 2030
Germany’s third onshore wind-only tender this year was undersubscribed again, while the weighted average bid price remained unchanged. And again, a simultaneous solar tender was oversubscribed more than four times over, while prices decreased.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) recorded net losses of €466 million in the third quarter of its financial year due to the coronavirus pandemic disrupting supply chains and hindering project execution, as well as market slowdowns in India and Mexico.
New European wind installations remained stable with previous years, but full-year additions are due to fall short of initial forecasts by about 20%, according to new analysis.
Oil giant Shell and Dutch energy company Eneco have won the tender to build the subsidy-free 759MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm.
In June it was a little uncertain how the wind industry would be affected by the global pandemic, as its competitive position had been eroded by falling gas and oil prices. More recently, however, there have been hopeful signs, not least the publication of the Sustainable Recovery report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
GE Renewable Energy’s losses widened to $498 million in the first half of the 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic hitting its supply chain and hindering project execution.
For the August issue, Windpower Monthly will be published in a digital format rather than print until measures to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK are lifted.
ScottishPower Renewables has fully commissioned its 714MW East Anglia One project off the UK’s east coast, with about half of the turbine connection work completed since the UK went into lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.
As Enercon put the final touches to the installation of its 4.6MW E160 EP5 E1 prototype, Eize de Vries spoke exclusively to CTO Jörg Scholle, reporting from the Wieringermeer test location in the Netherlands as the final massive blade was lifted into place
New York’s energy regulators have rescheduled a 2.5GW offshore wind tender, having previously suspended it due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. They have also launched a new tender for 1.5GW of onshore renewable energy projects.
Asset owners have slashed their operations and maintenance (O&M) budgets amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, raising fears of continuing price pressures on manufacturers looking to generate income from both turbine sales and service contracts, according to new analysis.
Turbine purchasing bounced back in June after a dramatic slump in the preceding months, according to the latest data collated by Windpower Intelligence (WPI), the research division of Windpower Monthly.
Investments in new offshore wind capacity reached $35 billion in the first half of 2020, defying the Covid-19 recession, new analysis suggests.
The Ukrainian parliament has approved a bill cutting the green tariff by 7.5% — from €102/MWh to €94.35/MWh — for wind farms commissioned between 1 July 2015 and 31 December 2019, effective from 1 July.
Five of the ten largest wind farms fully commissioned in June were in the United States, with those projects accounting for almost a third of the capacity brought online globally last month.