Wind

All news, trends, investments, projects, research and announcements concerning electricity generated by wind power as a renewable energy resource. Onshore and offshore wind projects will be covered, as well as turbine and components updates and hybrid storage solutions. Wind power PPAs and tenders will provide detail on the commercial side of the sector.

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Iberdrola selects Siemens turbines for £6.5bn East Anglia Hub project

ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola in the UK, has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the provision and installation of wind turbines at a £6.5 billion offshore wind energy project.
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GE awarded DoE grant to research 3D printing of wind turbine...

GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power were recently selected by the US DoE to research the design and manufacture of 3-D printed wind turbine blades.
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GIG and Total win seabed lease rights for UK offshore wind...

The project will be located off the UK’s East Anglian coast and could deliver up to 1.5GW of renewable electricity.
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New DNV partnership to deliver cost and data benefits for wind...

DNV GL and Leosphere have launched a partnership to drive cost reduction, increase efficiency and assurance benefits for wind farms.
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Shell partners with Simply Blue Energy to develop Irish floating wind...

Shell has acquired a 51% share of the Simply Blue Energy Kinsale venture, which was set up to develop the Emerald Project.
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Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind explore project opportunities in Norway 

Statkraft,  Aker Offshore Wind  and Aker Horizons  have  signed a cooperation agreement to explore commercial-scale offshore wind opportunities in Norway.
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Wind to account for two-thirds of global power production by 2030

Wind energy will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.

Aberdeen University launches landmark energy transition degree

The University of Aberdeen has launched the UK’s first postgraduate degree programme in Energy Transition Systems and Technologies.
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Clir Renewables selected to optimise Africa’s largest wind farm

Africa-based renewable energy company Lake Turkana Wind Power has partnered with energy solutions firm Clir Renewables to enhance it’s wind farm performance tracking.
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Saft batteries to optimise operations at Kazakhstan wind farm

In Kazakhstan, APS Energia selected Saft for the provision of its battery solution for optimisation of a wind farm during winter harsh conditions.

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