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Offshore wind surge helps China reach 300GW milestone

Offshore wind surge helps China reach 300GW milestone

As industry rushes to get projects online before support finishes at year end, IEA says China will meet 2030 targets four years early

EU approves state aid for French offshore wind farm

EU approves state aid for French offshore wind farm

Decision clears path for winner to be picked next year from six-strong shortlist for up to 1.5GW project off Normandy coast

Energy transition brings new wind power buyers to the fore

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

News and analysis

Greece to consult on draft offshore wind legislation

Consultation to start soon on legal framework for Greek offshore wind development, with plans for first tenders in 2023

New German government sets ambitious offshore targets

Draft agreement between three coalition partners foresees fast expansion of offshore wind, with increased targets for 2030 and 2045

Norway promises strategy for offshore wind development

'Offshore wind is on top of our agenda', recently appointed minister tells delegates at WindEurope's Electric City

'Do we want a green transition or not?', wind industry asks

Community engagement and faster permitting can help speed up wind power development in Europe, Electric City panellists believe

WindEurope's Electric City opens with call for action

Renewables installations need to pick up pace or "net zero will take until 2104", opening session in Copenhagen is told

in depth

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. It’s all about the ‘secret resin-hardener recipe’

How COP26 outcome could affect wind growth to 2050

Wind power is set to grow as the world moves from fossil fuels. How quickly will depend on global action to tackle the climate crisis

WindTech: How ships could run on wind once again

Green ammonia produced from wind-powered hydrogen could become a major “low-carbon” shipping fuel

Offshore wind sector targets rapid growth beyond Europe

With offshore wind now set to account for a fifth of all global wind energy by 2025, more countries are setting out bold new visions