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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

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

Ørsted plans multi-gigawatt wind off Vietnam

Ørsted plans multi-gigawatt wind off Vietnam

Offshore wind giant signs agreement with Vietnamese conglomerate to develop projects off country’s south-east coast

Offshore wind surge too slow for net-zero – GWEC

Offshore wind surge too slow for net-zero – GWEC

New additions are due to ramp up over the next ten years, but more ambition is needed for net zero, GWEC warns

European firms big winners in Chile’s 2GW renewables tender

European firms big winners in Chile’s 2GW renewables tender

EDPR, Mainstream and Spain’s Opdenergy win contracts in latest wind and solar tender, which pushes prices below $24/MWh

Norway to back grid project for offshore wind

Norway to back grid project for offshore wind

Equinor-led partnership launches three-year, €12m project to support offshore wind on the Norwegian continental shelf

‘Renewables growth not fast enough for net zero’ – DNV

‘Renewables growth not fast enough for net zero’ – DNV

Analysts claim action has been insufficient in hard-to-decarbonise sectors, the hydrogen economy and energy efficiency

Siemens Gamesa ‘to raise wind turbine prices 3-5%’

Siemens Gamesa ‘to raise wind turbine prices 3-5%’

Turbine manufacturer reportedly set to increase turbine prices and end onshore turbine sales in world’s largest wind market

Global offshore wind farm commissioning slows in H1

Global offshore wind farm commissioning slows in H1

Installations down by a third due to Covid-19 as China closes in on UK for global offshore wind top spot, according to a new report

Renewable purchasing surges in Asia Pacific

Renewable purchasing surges in Asia Pacific

Ambitious decarbonisation targets, falling renewables premiums and rising power tariffs drive increase in PPA activity

Wind turbine prices ‘could rise by up to 10%’ – report

Wind turbine prices ‘could rise by up to 10%’ – report

Analysts at Wood Mackenzie warn of ongoing price rises but say “normal price levels” should return by the end of 2022

Strong wind turbine sales boost Nordex H1 2021 results

Strong wind turbine sales boost Nordex H1 2021 results

German turbine manufacturer maintains 2021 financial guidance after reporting increased sales and installations in H1

Vestas lowers expectations due to inflation and Covid-19

Vestas lowers expectations due to inflation and Covid-19

Turbine manufacturer reduces its full-year guidance despite higher operating income in the second quarter of 2021

Argentina seeks to unlock delayed wind farms

Argentina seeks to unlock delayed wind farms

Industry cautiously optimistic about latest measures to spur development amid economic crisis and coronavirus pandemic

Siemens Gamesa makes loss in ‘challenging’ Q3

Siemens Gamesa makes loss in ‘challenging’ Q3

Turbine manufacturer reports triple-digit million euro loss in third quarter, but CEO buoyed by swelling order book

EnBW hit by low winds in first half of 2021

EnBW hit by low winds in first half of 2021

German developer’s operating profit impacted by low winds, onshore and offshore, but it expects results to even out in H2

Opinion: Vietnam shouldn’t rush to offshore wind auctions

Opinion: Vietnam shouldn’t rush to offshore wind auctions

Vietnam’s offshore wind sector has attracted much interest. But what needs to be done for it to grow and succeed?

US to miss 30GW offshore wind target, new report warns

US to miss 30GW offshore wind target, new report warns

Lack of manufacturing facilities, US-registered vessels and dedicated ports could cause country to miss federal target, new report warns

Vestas poised to build offshore wind factory in Japan

Vestas poised to build offshore wind factory in Japan

Danish manufacturer plans assembly and manufacturing facility after Japan selects it in supply chain subsidy programme

Record investment drives Iberdrola’s strong H1 results

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

SGRE lowers guidance due to supply chain pressures

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

Electricity demand outpacing renewables growth, IEA warns

Electricity demand outpacing renewables growth, IEA warns

Climate goals threatened by fossil fuels’ continued growth amid fast-rising electricity demand, according to energy analysts

Transmission delay ‘could slow Colombian wind rush’

Transmission delay ‘could slow Colombian wind rush’

Covid-19 has delayed consultations with communities along route of a key transmission line – jeopardising wind farm connection

El Salvador’s first wind farm commissioned

El Salvador’s first wind farm commissioned

Wind farm successful in 2017 auction endures two hurricanes and coronavirus pandemic to reach completion

Brazilian tender awards tiny portion of renewables on offer

Brazilian tender awards tiny portion of renewables on offer

Wind takes more capacity than other power sources in latest tender, but regulator awards only a fraction of available projects