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The latest news and in-depth analysis of wind energy storage, the development of "green" hydrogen, hybridisation, renewable energy markets, power purchase agreements, transmission networks, interconnectivity, substations, supply interruption, and transmission failures. 

TotalEnergies and Macquarie plan green H2 in ScotWind bid

TotalEnergies and Macquarie plan green H2 in ScotWind bid

Offshore wind-to-hydrogen option could provide ‘critical alternative route to market’ for large Scottish projects

Chile seeks developer for key power line

Chile seeks developer for key power line

Iberdrola among companies hoping to build transmission line to connect Chilean renewables to consumption hubs

Chemicals producer Dow signs eight wind and solar PPAs

Chemicals producer Dow signs eight wind and solar PPAs

Power purchase agreements relate to output from wind and solar plants in Europe, Brazil and Canada

News and Analysis

Aker Offshore Wind unveils underwater substation plans

Developer claims underwater substations could be cheaper and more reliable than those above sea level

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

Wind industry slams new Spanish 'gas tax' charges

Government’s ‘windfall tax’ risks decimating wind farm revenues and destroying investment, warns WindEurope

Green hydrogen project to host electrolysers on jack-up rigs

A renewables developer is teaming with offshore engineers and contractors on an innovative green hydrogen solution

Ørsted and US gas giant to explore power-to-X projects

Danish utility looks to onshore wind business to develop renewable hydrogen platform with new agreement

In depth

How outdated grids push down the value of wind

US research shows value of wind and solar output falls as renewables supply bigger share, but prices remain higher than generation costs

Big oil plots a new path as tide turns on fossil fuels

As the climate crisis makes itself felt and the energy mix changes, oil and gas majors are looking to wind for a long-term future

Road to net zero: No power without transmission

Part two of our look at the challenges on the road to net zero focuses on grid issues and cross border initiatives to overcome them

WindEconomics: Hydrogen production uses ‘surplus’ wind

Wind energy has much to contribute to the energy transition — exactly how much will depend on government policies

Siemens Gamesa adds electrolysers to wind turbines

SGRE and Siemens Energy are testing how to produce hydrogen directly from wind turbines, with plans for large-scale offshore trials