Global regions

News and in-depth analysis of wind power, wind farms and wind industry companies and policy around the world.

North America

RWE plans €55 billion green investment amid Taiwan offshore wind retreat

German utility RWE announced plans to invest €55 billion in 'green' energy infrastructure between 2024 and 2030 at its capital markets day press conference yesterday (Tuesday, 28 November) as it confirmed an end to interest in offshore wind markets in Taiwan and southern Europe.

Vestas takes data analytics services in-house

Vestas has closed US analytics firm Utopus Insights which it acquired in 2018 and brought its services in-house.

Report: ‘Zombie’ projects causing grid queues but US regulators removing roadblocks

Grid connection delays in the US remain severe but “the stars may finally be aligning” to enable significant new transmission capacity to be built, according to specialist law firm Troutman Pepper.

South America

Fortescue Metals forms ‘accelerator’ green hydrogen funding platform

Fortescue Metals Group has reinforced its push into the hydrogen industry by forming a green energy investment accelerator platform.

Market update: Wind farm commissioning picks up in Brazil

There have been signs of increased activity in Brazilian onshore wind in recent weeks, with developers starting full commercial operations at a number of new, large wind farms in the north of the country.

Colombia unveils plans for first offshore wind tender

Colombia has announced details of its inaugural offshore wind tender as it prepares to start pre-qualifying bidders later this year.

Colombia’s first wind farm to be dismantled

Colombia’s Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) will dismantle the country’s first wind farm after deciding that it would not be cost-effective to modify its turbines as required by law.

Middle East & Africa

Danish developer plans 60GW wind-solar hybrid to produce green hydrogen in west Africa

Danish developer GreenGo Energy has applied for permission to build a 60GW hybrid wind and solar power project in Mauritania, Africa, with 35GW electrolysis capacity for green hydrogen production.

African development bank backing for Namibia project

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has agreed a funding facility to progress the development of a ‘transformational’ green hydrogen project in Namibia by Hyphen Hydrogen Energy.

ERBD to fund transmission line for 2.1GW of Egypt wind power

A €165 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to the state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission company will help finance an upgrade of Egypt’s grid enabling more access for wind power.

Israel's largest wind farm comes online during military conflict

A wind farm thought to be Israel’s largest renewable energy project has come online in the wake of intense fighting that began in the region ten days ago.


Iberdrola to invest £12 billion in UK grid and renewables

Spanish renewables major Iberdrola plans to invest £12 billion (€13bn) into the UK’s renewable energy infrastructure in the next four years as it expands on existing commitments.

Official documents reveal vulnerability of Danish energy island to sabotage

The vulnerability of Denmark’s proposed offshore energy infrastructure to sabotage has been revealed in documents produced by its climate and energy ministry, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and grid operator Energinet.

Asia Pacific

Mingyang to supply 80MW Korean offshore wind project

Chinese wind manufacturer Minyang Smart Energy has been chosen to supply an 80MW wind farm planned off the coast of the Korean peninsula.

China on course for record 230GW of renewables installations in 2023

China looks set to install more than twice as much renewable energy capacity as Europe and the US combined this year, according to a new report by consultancy Wood Mackenzie.

No annual shutdown for Tasmanian wind project after parrot appeal upheld

A 900MW Tasmanian wind project does not pose a serious threat to an endangered species of parrot on the archipelago and can move forward, a tribunal in the Australian state has ruled.

ACWA Power and Masdar in 500MW Azerbaijan cooperation deal

Saudi-listed ACWA Power has agreed to develop 500MW of renewable energy projects in Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan autonomous republic with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) and State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR).