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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. 

The Netherlands currently has just under 3GW of operational offshore wind capacity, according to Windpower Intelligence, the research and data division of Windpower Monthly (pic credit: Ørsted)

BP submits bid for Dutch offshore wind tender

Oil major plans green hydrogen production and EV charging as part of bid in Hollandse Kust West tender

The simulator will be used for testing the safety and reliability of renewable energy equipment, including wind turbines, in real-world conditions (pic credit: BayWa)

Mobile grid simulator 'to support wind deployment'

IWES and ABB collaboration promises to help wind integration by enabling performance and stability checks

Atlas Renewable Energy expects to invest $500 million in the 417MW Alpaca portfolio of wind farms (pic credit: Don Mason/Getty Images)

Atlas to build three wind farms in Chile under Enel PPA

Actis-funded renewables developer plans 417MW wind capacity in Chile after signing PPA with energy firm Chile

News and Analysis

Argentinean heavy industry plan new and expanded wind farms

Steel and aluminium firms plan expansions of wind farms to help meet their high electricity demand

Mitsui to buy into Indian 24/7 wind and solar project

Japanese trader set to take large stake in project awarded India’s first government contract for 24/7 power

Wpd plans gigawatt-scale offshore wind-green hydrogen

Green hydrogen partnership with Lhyfe breathes new life into Wpd offshore wind project left languishing for a decade

SSE plans to produce green hydrogen at UK onshore site

Collaboration with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy would see annual production of 2,000 tonnes of green hydrogen

Ørsted unveils plans for offshore wind energy island

Ørsted and partners plan energy island with additional modules that can be added as offshore wind expansion accelerates

In depth

Opinion: Wind will only reach its full potential with storage

Wind farm owners are paid millions not to operate at full capacity: we need better storage, argues Dave Pell

From raw materials to policy: challenges facing OEMs

Analysts and other trade associations have given their forecasts for the health and profitability of turbine makers this year

Energy transition brings new wind power buyers to the fore

As the drive for electrification gathers pace, the market for corporate renewable power purchase agreements is booming

Hard-to-abate industries look to buy wind power

Power-hungry industries such as chemical and steel producers are looking to renewable power deals to cut their emissions

Finland shows the world how to get onshore wind right

A smooth transition from feed-in tariffs, fast permitting and a supportive grid operator have helped wind thrive in the Nordic country