Renewable Wind Power Generation

Wind power generation has become a significant renewable energy source in countries diversifying their energy sources. Wind farms and offshore wind projects provide bursts of wind electricity which must be integrated in the power grid correctly.

Wind Power News

Vattenfall deal with Skandia marks wind power first for Sweden

15/12/2014 Vattenfall and banking and insurance company Skandia are jointly investing almost $264m to build four wind farms in Sweden with...

Softbank invests $7m in flying wind turbine

09/12/2014

Japanese telecoms giant Softbank has announced plans to invest $7m in startup wind technology company Altaeros Energies.

Iberdrola and Neoenergia win three wind projects in Brazil

05/12/2014 Spanish company Iberdrola and its Brazilian partner Neoenergia have been awarded three wind farm projects in Brazil, for a tota...

Policy uncertainty nixes Northern Irish wind farm

04/12/2014 A consortium led by Dong Energy is to scrap plans for Northern Ireland’s first offshore wind farm due to policy uncertainty.

Siemens installs offshore turbine on land in Germany

02/12/2014

Siemens has installed its first 6 MW wind turbine on land in Germany.

Alstom opens France’s first offshore wind turbine factories

02/12/2014

Alstom has today inaugurated France’s first offshore wind turbine production plants.

Areva "open to all options" in bid to reduce debt

01/12/2014 The chief operating officer of troubled French nuclear and offshore wind company Areva has said his firm is open to all options...

EON sells US wind farms to Enbridge for $650m

28/11/2014

E.ON has sold an 80 per cent stake in two US wind farms to Canadian energy firm Enbridge for $650m.

Gas powers UK electricity generation in Q3

27/11/2014 The temporary closure of nuclear power units, coal station outages and lower-than-expected gas prices fuelled a surge in gas-fi...

UK green bank purchases £240m stake in Norwegian power producer

27/11/2014 UK- government-owned Green Investment Bank has purchased a 20 per cent stake in the company responsible for developing the Sher...

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