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Icebreaker approved, but with conditions that make it 'economically unviable'

Icebreaker approved, but with conditions that make it 'economically unviable'

The US’ first freshwater wind farm in the Great Lakes has finally been given the green light, but with operating constrictions that are “fatal” to the development.

Ontario court overturns halt to EDPR wind farm

Ontario court overturns halt to EDPR wind farm

An Ontario appeal court has reinstated EDP Renewables’ right to build a 100MW wind farm after the government abruptly revoked consent for the project.

Turbine output drops steeply after ten years: US research

Turbine output drops steeply after ten years: US research

The performance of newer US wind turbines degrades at a slower rate than that of older projects, with a relatively abrupt decline in output after ten years of operation coinciding with the withdrawal of federal support, according to a new study.

Hamburg holds back, Denver goes digital: how wind's forums are adapting

Hamburg holds back, Denver goes digital: how wind's forums are adapting

The wind industry’s biggest trade shows of the year have had to adjust in response to the pandemic with WindEnergy Hamburg shifting its event to December, while AWEA’s new Cleanpower gathering goes digital.

Covid-19 hampers GE in Q1

Covid-19 hampers GE in Q1

The supply chain disruption caused by the global pandemic has dragged GE Renewable Energy down in Q1 as it remains in the red.

Renewables 'cheapest option for most of the world'

Renewables 'cheapest option for most of the world'

Onshore wind and solar PV are now the cheapest sources of new-build generation for at least two-thirds of the global population, and their costs are set to fall even further.