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Why joint tenders aren't working: German wind urges rethink

Why joint tenders aren't working: German wind urges rethink

No wind developers submitted bids to compete against their solar PV counterparts in Germany’s fifth technology-neutral clean energy tender, prompting the head of the German wind energy association (BWE) to call again to scrap the joint auctions.

Finnish offshore developer planning 720MW extension

Finnish offshore developer planning 720MW extension

The developer of Finland’s first 40MW offshore wind farm is considering adding up to 720MW of new capacity to the site.

Denmark proposes 4GW "energy islands"

Denmark proposes 4GW "energy islands"

The Danish finance ministry has unveiled plans to support 4GW of new offshore wind capacity in the form of new energy islands which will both increase the country’s renewables share but also support decarbonising carbon-intensive industries.

Ireland fast-tracks seven offshore wind farms

Ireland fast-tracks seven offshore wind farms

The Irish government has accelerated over 3GW of offshore wind capacity through a new marine permitting regime.

Germany in talks to buy Tennet stake

Germany in talks to buy Tennet stake

The Dutch finance ministry, which owns Tennet, is looking to share the load of the capital investment required to improve the Netherlands' and Germany's grid infrastructure over the next decade.

Lithuania plans 700MW offshore site

Lithuania plans 700MW offshore site

Lithuania’s energy ministry has proposed a site in the Baltic Sea for up to 700MW of offshore wind capacity it claims could meet a quarter of the country’s electricity needs.