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News & in-depth analysis of wind energy technology, including wind turbines, turbine blades, drive trains, electricity transmission, smart grids and energy storage.

Plans for ‘world-first’ floating wind-to-green hydrogen

Plans for ‘world-first’ floating wind-to-green hydrogen

ERM Dolphyn technology could be deployed at Subsea 7 and Simply Blue Energy’s 200MW Salamander project

Subsea 7 to buy into floating offshore wind specialist

Subsea 7 to buy into floating offshore wind specialist

The deal to acquire a controlling stake in Nautilus Floating Solutions should be finalised in Q3 2021

GE claims success in automated wind blade finishing

GE claims success in automated wind blade finishing

Research partners hope automated process can improve throughput, health, safety and quality in blade finishing

News and analysis

Equinor to trial safe fishing with floating offshore wind

Equinor and government group Marine Scotland launch investigation on safe fishing around floating offshore wind

How Siemens Gamesa plans to make blades recyclable by 2030

The turbine manufacturer has set itself recycling targets. But how will it get there, and what challenges does it face?

Rio Tinto to get power from Madagascar’s first wind project

Mining giant and government joint venture agrees to purchase power from solar, wind and battery storage project

Ocean Winds plans Canary Islands floating offshore wind

Joint venture behind WindFloat Atlantic teams up with local renewables specialist for floating offshore wind project in Spanish waters

TPI to take over Nordex’s wind blade factory in Mexico

US manufacturer to take over operations of plant for three years with an option to extend the arrangement

In depth

Winergy bets on full powertrain solutions for wind turbines

German gearbox supplier extends range from components to integrated systems. Eize de Vries finds out more

How the EIB shoulders risk in offshore wind funding

The European Investment Bank invested €10bn to kick-start the offshore wind sector and now hopes to do the same for floating technology

MingYang targets floating and supersized offshore wind

OEM prepares to install 11MW offshore prototype and China’s first floating turbine as it pushes volume models before support ends

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

Brazilian OEM installs 4.2MW prototype wind turbine

WEG Energy exclusively tells Windpower Monthly about the company’s new 4.2MW onshore wind turbine and plans for 6MW-plus