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A climate bill that would have raised the state’s offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW has been stymied by the governor on the grounds that cutting emissions by an extra 5% in the next ten years would cost $6 billion
Wind farm commissioning ramped up significantly in the US towards the end of 2020, according to Windpower Intelligence, the research and data division of Windpower Monthly
Equinor and BP have been selected to build nearly 2.5GW of offshore wind off the coast of New York, taking the US state’s total offshore commitments with the energy giants to 3.3GW
Wind power is now the largest renewable energy source in the US — with more than twice the installed capacity of solar PV. But with solar costs falling rapidly, how long can wind hold on to its lead?
If confirmed, Vestas' latest Latin American deal would push its order book in the region over the 5GW mark
Nordex will supply 519MW of turbines for Statkraft in Brazil, as the Norwegian developer plans 1.1GW of wind power capacity in the country
Just over 1GW of firm orders were reported for wind farms spread across Egypt, Russia, Morocco, Colombia and Vietnam last month
Some countries badly hit by virus and debt, but region's longer-term prospects look strong
Enel Green Power and the Qatar Investment Authority have agreed to form a new joint venture to develop wind and solar PV projects in sub-Saharan Africa
With the addition of 26 new utility-scale wind and solar projects in Australia, South Africa, Europe and the US, Amazon now sources output from 6.5GW of renewable energy projects
The first phase of the Taza wind farm from the EDF Renewables and Mitsui consortium has kicked off in northern Morocco
Turbine manufacturer to supply wind turbines to a consortium for the Boujdour wind farm as part of a 850MW tender.
UK investment firm Downing will buy a majority stake in a 100MW wind farm in Lake Vänern for around €29 million
Nordex received more than 6GW of orders in 16 countries in 2020 thanks to strong demand in Q4
Vestas has removed from operation 150 turbines of its V150 turbines, following a collapsed turbine at a Swedish wind farm last year.
The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified sector giants and energy companies from across Europe to develop the up to 1GW offshore wind farm — the country's largest yet
Newly installed wind and solar PV projects stopped receiving subsidies from 1 January 2021, and the change may impact some power producers more than others
The Asian country is reported to plan a 30-45GW target by 2040 for offshore wind, which would make it one of the global leaders in the sector
The Japanese government has decided to remove floating offshore wind pilot turbines off Fukushima due to concerns about profitability, according to the Japanese Wind Power Association
Asian offshore wind capacity will grow sixfold to 52GW by 2025, according to new reasearch. China will continue to dominate, but foreign developers will drive major growth in Taiwan and Vietnam