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The government estimates that around 750MW of renewable energy capacity will be installed in Argentina over the next two years and then 300MW annually from 2024 onwards (pic credit: Genneia)

Argentina seeks domestic wind turbine manufacturing boost

New private-public initiative launched to attract investment in manufacturing components for renewable energy sources

The “building a better grid” scheme will be used to support long-distance, high-voltage transmission facilities in the US (pic credit: Duke Energy/Roger Ball)

US to tackle transmission barriers to net zero ambitions

Department of Energy plans to build long-distance transmission lines to better connect the US’s renewables fleet

GE sued Siemens Gamesa in August 2020, seeking to block rival OEM from the US (pic credit: GE)

US agency rules on GE-SGRE intellectual property dispute

US government agency rejects most of GE’s intellectual property infringement claims against Siemens Gamesa

News and analysis

Mexico launches debate over controversial energy reform

Lawmakers to discuss proposals that would limit private companies' involvement in Mexico's power industry

Wind energy ‘falling behind' rising demand — IEA

Energy demand and power emissions at "unprecedented” levels call for higher investment in renewables

California targets port investments for offshore wind

Governor proposes spending $45 million in next fiscal year as California looks to begin offshore wind build-out

Germany plans to boost renewable tender volumes

New climate minister aims to boost wind tender volumes, helped by better permitting and land use rules

Asia Pacific green power costs edge closer to fossil fuels

Inflationary spikes for gas especially lead to increased competitiveness for wind and solar in 2021, analysts note

in depth

Why repowering is key to wind power industry’s growth

With many of the best wind sites occupied by some of the oldest projects, repowering has huge potential in mature markets

Industry steps up efforts to reuse and recycle blades

As net-zero targets move closer, what is the wind industry doing to tackle turbines' hardest-to-recycle component?

Energy transition brings new wind power buyers to the fore

As the drive for electrification gathers pace, the market for corporate renewable power purchase agreements is booming

Hard-to-abate industries look to buy wind power

Power-hungry industries such as chemical and steel producers are looking to renewable power deals to cut their emissions

Exclusive: How SGRE made its blades fully recyclable

Eize de Vries gets an exclusive insight into Siemens Gamesa’s recyclable blade technology