Japanese gas giant Tokyo Gas plans to build an offshore wind farm off the Fukushima prefecture of Japan using Principle Power’s floating platforms.
Denmark has put 15GW of offshore wind farms at risk while it pauses permitting for projects under its ‘open door’ scheme as it clarifies legal issues with the EU, according to the renewable energy industry.
Just two onshore wind turbines with a combined capacity of 1MW were commissioned in England last year, according to industry body RenewableUK, which renewed calls for the government to create a “level playing field” between different energy sources.
Maine regulators have unanimously approved Longroad Energy’s 1GW King Pine wind farm in the north of the state and LS Power Base's 345kV transmission line, to help end the state’s “overreliance” on gas and boost its economy.
South African coal mining firm Seriti will build what could be the country’s largest wind farm to help power its coal mining operations amid blackouts and volatility on the national grid.
Recent weeks have seen a flurry of activity in Scandinavia, with wind farms connected to the grid, power purchase agreements (PPAs) and turbine orders signed, and new projects announced.
Wind farm investments and turbine sales fell in European markets last year, according to industry body WindEurope, which renewed calls for stronger European policies to promote renewable energy.
Rising costs are "very challenging" for projects that have been successful with low strike prices at tender but have not yet reached financial close, according to Ørsted CEO Mads Nipper.
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