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Invis Energy's Knocknagoum wind farm in County Kerry, Republic of Ireland

Ireland’s second auction awards 414MW to wind

Only 14 wind projects make the list of 80 winners, with solar farms securing the lion’s share of capacity

OX2 plans to build the wind farms either side of the Åland Islands off the south-west coast of the Finnish mainland (pic credit: Nik Wheeler/Getty Images)

OX2 plans gigawatt-scale offshore wind off Finland

Developer adds to pipeline of large offshore wind farms in Nordic waters with latest agreement with Finnish investor

BlueFloat Energy and Falck Renewables hope to build the 975MW Tibula Energia project off Sardinia (pic credit: Francesco Carta/Getty Images)

BlueFloat and Falck’s Italian pipeline grows to 5.5GW

BlueFloat and Falck’s latest joint development is a 975MW floating wind farm off the north-east coast of Sardinia

News and Analysis

CIP eyes ‘hydrogen island’ fed by 10GW offshore wind

Danish investor believes island could deliver 900,000 tonnes of green hydrogen to neighbouring countries per year

Which wind turbine makers led global market in 2021?

Global Wind Energy Council data show which turbine manufacturers installed the most wind capacity worldwide

Vattenfall to pilot hydrogen-producing offshore turbine

Swedish developer Vattenfall wins funding from UK government to demonstrate full-scale offshore hydrogen production

Petrobras and Equinor plan 4GW offshore wind off Brazil

Oil majors eye potential for 4GW wind cluster off Brazil’s south-east coast as interest grows in nascent sector

Simply Blue Group eyes 4.75GW Swedish floating wind

Irish floating specialist joins growing list of developers targeting offshore wind farms in Swedish waters

In Depth

Opinion: Don’t lose sight of ESG as we streamline EU permitting

Draft legislation to cut permitting time is welcome but we also have a responsibility to the environment

Analysis: How to build out wind fast at a good price for all

Amid increasing urgency for a massive rollout of low-cost wind, are competitive tenders for CfDs still the gold standard?

Interview: TetraSpar pioneer Henrik Stiesdal

The wind industry veteran behind the TetraSpar floater on the need to overcome our fear of mistakes and why competition is healthy

Opinion: Wind will only reach its full potential with storage

Wind farm owners are paid millions not to operate at full capacity: we need better storage, argues Dave Pell

From raw materials to policy: challenges facing OEMs

Analysts and other trade associations have given their forecasts for the health and profitability of turbine makers this year