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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.

Floating Wind JIP R&D findings forecast 70GW by 2040

The Carbon Trust has released the latest summary findings from the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP).

DNV-GL to lead Taiwan Offshore Wind Project Certification Alliance

The Taiwan Offshore Wind Project Certification Alliance (TOWPCA) has been launched to promote the country's offshore wind energy sector.
onshore renewables

Onshore renewables to boost UK economy by £28.9bn

UK’s onshore renewables has the potential to add £28.9 billion ($36.3 billion) into the region’s economy in the event the government increases its support.
wind energy

Supersized wind turbines could deliver $4-5/MWh more in grid benefits

A Berkeley Lab study shows that supersized wind turbines can enhance the value of wind energy to the electricity system and provide other ‘hidden’ benefits.

Wind turbine orders hit $13bn despite economic downturn in Q1 –...

Orders made for wind turbine capacity reached $13,4 billion during the quarter of 2020, according to research firm Wood Mackenzie.
Scottish Power Renewables

Utility selects energy storage partner for UK’s largest onshore wind farm

Scottish Power Renewables has selected Ingeteam for the supply of the company’s biggest ever ion-lithium battery storage system.

Clir Renewables to expand Spanish portfolio with new senior appointment

Clir Renewables, provider of performance assessment software for renewable energy, has announced the appointment of Javier Pérez Alonso as senior business development manager.
offshore wind farm

RWE selects transmission system for Sofia offshore wind farm

RWE has selected GE and Sembcorp Marine as the solution providers for an energy transmission system for its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm.
Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa launches SG 3.4-145 wind turbine in India

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced that it has launched its new turbine, the SG 3.4-145, into India’s onshore wind market.
startup challenge

Iberdrola announces wind technology start-up challenge

Spanish utility Iberdrola has launched a new Startup Challenge in search of innovative and competitive wind technology solutions that will help improve monitoring systems on existing turbines.

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