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GWEC calls for Vietnamese offshore wind clarity

GWEC calls for Vietnamese offshore wind clarity

Industry body urges Vietnam to provide details of transition from tariffs to tenders and to raise offshore wind target

Saipem launches pan-renewables hydrogen solution

Saipem launches pan-renewables hydrogen solution

Oil and gas contractor to launch new system for producing green hydrogen at offshore wind project off Italy’s Adriatic coast

Wind leaders urge G20 to “get serious” on renewables

Wind leaders urge G20 to “get serious” on renewables

Ahead of COP26 talks later this year, world leaders told they must accelerate the energy transition to reduce climate risks

News and analysis

Electricity demand outpacing renewables growth, IEA warns

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

European Commission targets 40% renewable energy by 2030

‘Fit for 55’ package unveiled to help the bloc reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% from 1990 levels by 2030

UK extends work visa waiver for offshore wind workers

‘Acute worker shortages’ believed to be behind the government’s decision to allow immigration to continue for another year

Opinion: What might stop the UK hitting offshore wind goals?

The UK is still the current global leader in offshore wind, but what does it need to do to reach its 40GW by 2030 target?

Maine bans offshore wind development in state waters

In sharp contrast to other US east coast states, Maine’s governor has signed a bill preserving state waters for recreation and fishing

in depth

Net zero ambitions fuel thirst to invest in wind power

Getting wind projects built and connected trumps financing hurdles, with demand now outstripping supply

Road to net zero: Local partners help avoid supply bottlenecks

Supply chains may be hard pushed to keep up with accelerating demand, especially in emerging offshore markets

Road to net zero: No power without transmission

Part two of our look at the challenges on the road to net zero focuses on grid issues and cross border initiatives to overcome them

Interview: 15 Minutes with WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson

Dickson on how wind can help the EU deliver its climate targets, what is standing in the way and making turbines 100% recyclable

WindEconomics: Cost of wind falling faster than predicted

With turbine and project sizes exceeding what was thought possible only a few years ago, the cost of wind energy is likely to continue falling