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Oil giant Eni to buy stake in 2.4GW Dogger Bank offshore project

Oil giant Eni to buy stake in 2.4GW Dogger Bank offshore project

With completion of the deal, Equinor and SSE will each own a 40% stake in Dogger Bank A & B, while Eni will hold a 20% stake in the wind farm

Siemens Gamesa to overtake Vestas by 2025

Siemens Gamesa to overtake Vestas by 2025

Vestas, Siemens Gamesa and GE will push their market share to nearly two thirds of the global market by the end of the decade, analysts at Wood Mackenzie believe

WindEnergy Hamburg 2020: How top wind CEOs are navigating the Covid-19 pandemic

WindEnergy Hamburg 2020: How top wind CEOs are navigating the Covid-19 pandemic

Manufacturing, developer and investor chiefs say the wind industry has proved its resilience while showing it can be relied upon in a crisis

News and Analysis

French courts give Saint-Brieuc the green light

France could finally start offshore construction next year after the country's highest court rejects latest challenge against Iberdrola's Saint Brieuc project

WindEnergy Hamburg 2020: European cooperation ‘critical’ to UK offshore wind targets

The UK's trade commissioner for Europe said the country wants and needs to work with its European partners in offshore wind development

GE replaces MHI Vestas as Vineyard Wind’s preferred supplier

Vineyard Wind has chosen GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X as the preferred turbine model for its project off Massachusetts

RWE to test offshore wind 'collared' foundation

RWE believes its ‘collared monopile’ will increase the foundations' load-bearing capacity and increase structural stability

Vestas confirms 328MW of V136-4.2MW orders in Australia

Vestas wins two wind projects totalling 328MW in Victoria, Australia, in a partnership deal with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of multinational power company Naturgy Group

In Depth

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

Windpower Monthly review of 2019 -- part 2

The next generation of new turbines continues apace in the second half of the year, but financial woes among many of the industry's western OEMs also bite. Here are the top articles from the latter half of 2019.

Windpower Monthly review of 2019 -- part 1

A spate of technology launches dominated the first half of the year, with a new generation of prototypes also being installed. Here are the top articles from the first half of 2019.