Too much wind for turbine to handle!

A wind turbine, taller than Nelson’s Column collapsed after too much wind put it into an overspeed condition, say investigators

RWE to knock down wind farm in Germany after safety concerns

Jüchen A 44n will be replaced with a new wind farm on the same site, which is expected to be connected to the grid in 2023

Welsh wind turbine gone with the wind!

A £20m wind turbine has blown over at a South Wales wind farm

How tall is the UK’s onshore wind future?

The construction of the ‘UK’s tallest’ onshore wind farm that will feature 200-metre-tall wind turbines has started in Lanarkshire

EU provides €100m for wind energy project

German turbine manufacturer Nordex has bagged a loan worth €100 million (£82.4m) that will support its research and development programme. It will work together will suppliers and research institutes in the EU as part of the project, which plans to “step up the development of efficient technical solutions in order to improve its competitiveness”. It […]

New 21.6MW wind farm connected to Finnish grid

A German turbine manufacturer has announced the completion of a 21.6MW wind farm (pictured) in Finland ahead of schedule. The Honkajoki plant, located in south-west Finland, includes nine turbines and has been connected to the grid for Finnish wealth management company Taaleritehdas. Mounted on steel tube towers with a height of 120 metres, the turbines […]

Bristol waves forward two wind turbines

The home of the Clifton Suspension Bridge (pictured) has plans to be the greenest city in Europe – and to help it win that accolade, Bristol City Council has signed a contract for two wind turbines. This brings the UK’s first local authority-run wind farm a step closer. The two turbines will be located on […]