Global regions

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

North America

New owner and Nordex turbines for 300MW in Texas

Japan's Jera kickstarts its 2GW US goal with acquisition of Texas wind farm and orders 4.5MW turbines from Nordex

US South Fork wind farm set for 2023 start

Ørsted and Eversource receive key governmental approval, but await further permitting decision

US wind pins hopes on 'build back better' bill approval

Climate and infrastructure legislation clears House of Representatives, awaits Senate green light for crucial tax credit provisions

Siemens Gamesa to supply 100MW to RES in Canada

Manufacturer to supply 20 of its SG 5.0-145 turbines for 100MW wind farm in Alberta, western Canada

South America

Chile to build 10GW wind farm to power green hydrogen plant

Construction on massive wind-hydrogen-ammonia project in Chile's Magallanes region could start in 2025, Total Eren says

Acciona enters Brazil with 850MW of wind projects

Company acquires two Bahia wind development projects from Casa dos Ventos with view to starting construction next year

Chile green-lights Engie’s Lomas de Taltal wind farm

Engie Energía Chile's project is part of plan to replace 2GW of fossil-fuel generation with renewables and will feature 6.2MW turbines

Nordex bags turbine order for 177MW wind farm in Peru

German turbine manufacturer's N155/5.X platform with flexible power rating chosen for undisclosed project

Middle East & Africa

South Africa selects 1.6GW wind in latest tender

Wind accounts for majority of capacity selected in South African renewables auction, but is beaten on price by solar PV

Political support spurs wind power growth in South Africa

Procurement programme gives developers long-term visibility and has made the country the MEA region's top market

New 10GW green hydrogen project planned in Mauritania

UK firm agrees development rights for large areas to develop wind and solar resources for green hydrogen production

Indian firm plans 3.5GW green ammonia project in Oman

ACME signs agreement with Omani government body for $3.5 billion project and eyes exports to Europe and Asia

Europe

Tower factory deal for Scotland's Port of Nigg

Global Energy Group and Haizea Wind Group will build £110-120m facility in Scotland to produce 135 towers a year

Developers reach financial close for 1.2GW Dogger Bank C

SSE and Equinor's £3 billion project finance package confirms first commercial order for GE's 14MW Haliade-X turbine

New joint venture plans 1GW of onshore wind in Ireland

State-owned utility ESB and forestry board Coillte join forces to develop 1GW of wind power projects by 2030 in 50:50 joint venture

EU approves state aid for French offshore wind farm

Decision clears path for winner to be picked next year from six-strong shortlist for up to 1.5GW project off Normandy coast

Asia Pacific

Offshore wind surge helps China reach 300GW milestone

As industry rushes to get projects online before support finishes at year end, IEA says China will meet 2030 targets four years early

Floating offshore wind power makes headway in South Korea

Shell-led joint venture secures licence for first stage of 1.3GW floating wind project, while city signs MoUs with German developers

Giant Australian wind farm gets the go ahead

Plans to build 215-turbine 800MW project in Victoria overcome years of legal challenges to win final planning approval

CIP secures $1.6bn financing for 298MW Zhong Neng

CIP and CSC soon expect to reach financial close on offshore wind farm planned for a site in the Taiwan Strait