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Windpower Daily 22nd January 2021

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Today's news
German offshore wind industry demands action after expansion slows
Industry groups claim a recent lack of activity in the German offshore wind sector had led to job losses and company closures
  German offshore wind industry demands action after expansion slows
 
Danish wind energy island moves step closer
Grid operators in Germany and Denmark sign agreement to evaluate options for building a 2GW energy island in the Baltic Sea
  Danish wind energy island moves step closer
 
Vestas halts 150 turbines following blade investigation - updated
Vestas aims to get 150 of its V150 turbines up and running again by the middle of the year after pausing operations earlier this month
  Vestas halts 150 turbines following blade investigation - updated
 
US set to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement under Biden
Rejoining the Paris climate agreement was among the first executive orders rolled out by Joe Biden on his first day in office
  US set to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement under Biden
 
Review of the Year 2020
Looking back on 2020 – Part 1: How the wind industry defied global pandemic
As in most areas of life, the Covid-19 pandemic cast a big shadow over the wind industry, yet the sector proved its resilience, as the first part of Windpower Monthly's round-up of the big themes of the year shows
  Looking back on 2020 – Part 1: How the wind industry defied global pandemic
 
Looking back on 2020 – Part 2: Losses mount as Covid adds to sector’s woes
The second part of our review of the year looks at how the industry's major players fared as lockdowns caused some delays in installations and quite a few CEOs were waved off
  Looking back on 2020 – Part 2: Losses mount as Covid adds to sector’s woes
 
Looking back on 2020 – Part 3: Turbine ratings and rotor sizes continue to go up
Even in a difficult year, manufacturers continued to launch new technology, with competition intensifying in the offshore and low-wind segments. Find out more in part three of Windpower Monthly's round-up
  Looking back on 2020 – Part 3: Turbine ratings and rotor sizes continue to go up
 
Looking back on 2020 – Part 4: As people stay home, oil and gas majors go green
Part four of our review of the year tracks growing interest in offshore wind and green hydrogen by fossil fuel giants, even if renewable energy investments still only account for a fraction of their investments
  Looking back on 2020 – Part 4: As people stay home, oil and gas majors go green
 
Looking back on 2020 – Part 5: Politicians pledge green post-Covid recovery
With the economic case for wind now beyond doubt, businesses and governments lined up to pledge net-zero targets and increased renewable energy deployment – which will have to go hand-in-hand with system integration measures. The final part of Windpower Monthly's review of the year looks at the policies, promises and projects
  Looking back on 2020 – Part 5: Politicians pledge green post-Covid recovery
 
Latest issue
Read the January edition of Windpower Monthly page-by-page online now!
It is time for the Windpower Monthly awards, as we review the best new turbines, drivetrains, blades and technology innovations. The printed version of January's Windpower Monthly is on its way, but with postal services disrupted and some offices closed due to the pandemic, here it is in a digital format to make sure you don't miss out
  Read the January edition of Windpower Monthly page-by-page online now!
 
In case you missed it
Six groups join race for Denmark's Thor offshore wind farm
The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified sector giants and energy companies from across Europe to develop the up to 1GW offshore wind farm — the country's largest yet
  Six groups join race for Denmark's Thor offshore wind farm
 
SGRE and Siemens Energy plan offshore-wind powered hydrogen pilot
Siemens Gamesa and its parent company aim to install an array of electrolysers inside the manufacturer's 14MW offshore wind turbine
  SGRE and Siemens Energy plan offshore-wind powered hydrogen pilot
 
Equinor and BP victorious in New York offshore wind tender
Equinor and BP have been selected to build nearly 2.5GW of offshore wind off the coast of New York, taking the US state’s total offshore commitments with the energy giants to 3.3GW
  Equinor and BP victorious in New York offshore wind tender
 
Nordex CFO to stand down
Nordex will replace its outgoing CFO Christopher Burkhard with the head of its European business division Ilya Hartmann
  Nordex CFO to stand down
 
Vestas halts 150 turbines following blade investigation - updated
Vestas aims to get 150 of its V150 turbines up and running again by the middle of the year after pausing operations earlier this month
  Vestas halts 150 turbines following blade investigation - updated
 

Partner Content

Virtual roundtable: WPM Award winners discuss the future of turbine technology
Join us on 28th January as our award winners share how the industry can raise standards, push design limits, increase capacity demand and reduce the cost of energy.
  Virtual roundtable: WPM Award winners discuss the future of turbine technology
 
WPM & ZF Webinar: Why modular platforms are the future of wind power
Join us on 23 Feb as we discuss the benefits of shifting to a modular gearbox platform.
  WPM & ZF Webinar: Why modular platforms are the future of wind power
 
In depth
Insight Report: French wind passes coronavirus 'stress test'
Sector shrugs off H1 installation drop and hopes for 'ripple effect' as stimulus package homes in on energy transition
  Insight Report: French wind passes coronavirus 'stress test'
 
WindEconomics: Bigger turbines shave 40% off costs of wind
As wind turbine sizes and ratings have increased since 2010, project costs in the US have fallen dramatically
  WindEconomics: Bigger turbines shave 40% off costs of wind
 
'The technology works': How wind will fill the power gap
DNV GL CEO and wind industry veteran Ditlev Engel talks exclusively to Windpower Monthly about learning the lessons from the pandemic's effect on clean energy production
  'The technology works': How wind will fill the power gap
 
French startup looks to onshore wind for green hydrogen
Construction starts on a pioneering green hydrogen plant powered by onshore wind turbines leaving the support system
  French startup looks to onshore wind for green hydrogen
 


TENDER WATCH
The shift to auctions is having a profound effect on the industry across the entire supply chain and servicing. This interactive table monitors where auctions are taking place, the prices seen in those markets and who the winners are. 


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