Global regions

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

North America

AEP to probe GE turbine collapse in Oklahoma

US utility confirms no people or livestock injured after wind turbine collapse in Midwestern state

Biden administration launches federal partnership to boost US offshore wind

Policy initiative is geared to unlock an estimated $109bn for US offshore supply chain, including vessels

Proposals to speed up grid connection in US get unanimous FERC approval

Cluster approach will streamline interconnection processing, introduce penalties on transmission providers, and reduce waiting times for wind projects

Jury awards royalties after verdict in GE vs SGRE court battle

Verdict has implications for Vineyard Wind 1 project which might use the disputed technology

South America

Nordex wins large wind turbine deal in Colombia

German turbine maker announces latest deal for three wind farms in 'key' Latin American onshore wind market

Ocean Winds unveils 15GW Brazilian offshore wind plans

EDP Renewables and Engie’s joint venture launches Brazilian subsidiary to tap into increasingly popular offshore wind market

Corio unveils 5GW offshore wind pipeline off Brazil

Macquarie-owned developer grows global offshore wind pipeline to 20GW-plus with first Americas projects

Middle East & Africa

Turkey awards 850MW in onshore wind tender

Local firms monopolise Turkey's third onshore wind tender – the first in which prices were secured in Turkish lira, not US dollars

Chad’s first large-scale wind farm ‘could deliver first power in 2025’

UK developer signs deal with government for 500MW of renewables – including Chad's first large-scale wind farm

Octopus backs plans for 10GW Morocco-UK renewables

Octopus Energy and Xlinks plan to deliver power from massive wind and solar project in Morocco to the UK via 3,800km subsea cables

Niger’s first wind farm ‘could produce first power by 2025’

UK developer signs government agreement for 250MW wind farm in landlocked country in west Africa

Europe

Statkraft raises 2030 renewables goals to boost energy security

Norwegian developer updates renewables targets citing the need for net zero and energy security in Europe

‘Industry first’ as wind, fishing and port industries sign MoU for Irish floating project

Previously ‘fundamentally-opposed’ industries have set aside their differences to collaborate on the project

Ørsted installs 3D-printed reefs at Anholt offshore wind farm

Danish energy firm Ørsted unveils latest plans to boost biodiversity at one of its offshore wind farms

Vestas boosts digital solutions and project development

Vestas move to strengthen IT comes in the wake of cyber attack on the turbine manufacturer last year

Asia Pacific

SGRE eyes Korean offshore with strategic Doosan cooperation

Siemens Gamesa and Doosan sign agreement to investigate strategic cooperation in South Korea's nascent offshore wind sector

Iberdrola rests wind farm after turbine collapse in Australia

Production remains halted at wind farm in Western Australia after Vestas turbine collapse at the start of June

BlueFloat grows Australian offshore wind pipeline to 5GW

Developers expand Australian offshore wind pipeline as new prime minister “shifts narrative” on climate change

India needs $223 billion to meet 2030 renewables targets

Ambitious wind and solar goals mean India may need to tap into new sources of finance, BNEF report suggests