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EU wind growth too slow for climate targets, WindEurope warns

EU wind growth too slow for climate targets, WindEurope warns

As wind installations slowed in Europe last year, industry body WindEurope warns that the EU is off track to hit its carbon-neutrality goal

Siemens Gamesa retains top spot in slow year for Indian wind

Siemens Gamesa retains top spot in slow year for Indian wind

Last year saw the lowest level of wind commissioning in a decade in India as 1.1GW of onshore wind projects were added in 2020, according to BloombergNEF

SSE and Acciona team up for Iberian offshore wind

SSE and Acciona team up for Iberian offshore wind

Acciona and SSE form an alliance to co-develop offshore wind farms off the coasts of Spain and Portugal, and potentially in other markets

News and Analysis

CIP to use offshore wind for 1GW green ammonia plant

Investment firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Plans to build an offshore wind-powered, 1GW electrolysis plant on the west coast of Denmark

Floating offshore wind could flourish in Asia as costs fall

The capital expenditure needed to pay for floating offshore wind in Asia Pacific could fall by 40% over the next decade, new research shows

Siemens Gamesa secures 448MW French offshore wind order

Manufacturer confirms a firm order of 64 SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines from a consortium of EDF Renewables, Enbridge and Wpd

Mining firm plans green hydrogen from 1GW wind-solar hybrid

Province Resources plans to use 1GW of wind and solar capacity to produce green hydrogen and ammonia in Western Australia

Judge blocks Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard project

Construction consent for Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project has been quashed by the UK high court after a legal challenge

In Depth

Looking back on 2020 – Part 5: Politicians pledge green post-Covid recovery

With the economic case for wind now beyond doubt, businesses and governments lined up to pledge net-zero targets and increased renewable energy deployment – which will have to go hand-in-hand with system integration measures. The final part of Windpower Monthly's review of the year looks at the policies, promises and projects

Baltic Insight report: Poland in pole position as offshore prepares to gear up

As Europe looks to offshore wind to help reach its net-zero target, the Baltic Sea is set to see a big increase in construction over the next decade, with new markets entering the field

Testing sea bed conditions in the Taiwan Strait

After years of talk and planning, work begins in earnest at one of the world's highest-potential offshore wind markets

Details needed over UK's onshore wind reprieve

The UK government’s effective ban on the development of onshore wind was impossible to reconcile with a target of net-zero emissions by 2050.

How permitting delays are hitting US offshore's ‘pathfinder’ project

The US’s nascent offshore wind sector is struggling to stick to its timetable as it faces new permitting obstacles and opposition from the fishing industry. Ros Davidson explores the ramifications for the 800MW Vineyard project