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Tower factory deal for Scotland's Port of Nigg

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

TetraSpar demonstrator starts test phase off Norwegian coast

TetraSpar demonstrator starts test phase off Norwegian coast

Commissioning of the world’s first fully industrialised floating offshore foundation paves way for commercial-scale floating wind

Floating offshore wind power makes headway in South Korea

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

News and analysis

Plans for full-scale floating wind-wave hybrid pilot

Danish engineering firm secures test centre berth to install 'world’s first multi-megawatt floating wind and wave pilot'

How the wind industry can reach 100% recyclable blades

Wind power firms need to work together and with other sectors to make turbine blades recyclable, according to industry experts

New player to develop floating offshore wind technology

Fred Olsen 1848 established to develop range of technological solutions to make floating offshore wind easier and cheaper

Vestas boosts onshore wind platform to 7.2MW

Danish manufacturer improves powertrain and power conversion systems for higher turbine power rating

LM Wind Power targets 'zero-waste' blades by 2030

Local partnerships, optimised manufacturing processes and use of materials key to target, blade maker believes

In depth

Superclass offshore turbines pose installation challenges

Offshore wind turbines are reaching dizzying new heights and capacities. Will the rest of the industry be able to keep up?

Exclusive: How SGRE made its blades fully recyclable

Eize de Vries gets an exclusive insight into Siemens Gamesa’s recyclable blade technology. It’s all about the ‘secret resin-hardener recipe’

WindTech: How ships could run on wind once again

Green ammonia produced from wind-powered hydrogen could become a major “low-carbon” shipping fuel

Exclusive: SGRE pushes offshore turbine to 236 metres

Siemens Gamesa upgrades its SG 14-222 DD turbine to align rotor size with the latest 12-16MW competitor offerings

Exclusive: Inside SGRE’s 14MW prototype nacelle

Eize de Vries climbs into the giant nacelle of Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore platform to see the result of a decade of rapid upscaling