Record low price for offshore wind in clean energy auction

Around 6GW of projects have been awarded contracts, with offshore wind projects set to be delivered for as low as £39.65/MWh

Crown Estate opens 7GW offshore wind leasing round

The leasing scheme will enable the development of electricity generation capacity that is enough to meet the needs of more than six million homes

Virginia aims for 100% renewable energy by 2050

The US state aims to ensure at least 3,000MW of solar and onshore wind projects are under development by 2022

New £10,000-prize offshore wind data hackathon open

The two-day event will centre around an industrial data-led challenge, with the aim of developing a prototype solution for use in wind farm operations

Industry aims to reduce offshore wind market barriers

The four-year project is backed by some of the world’s biggest energy companies

Royal opening for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

Horns Rev 3 is expected to generate enough electricity to power 425,000 households

Power cut: National Grid blames lightning strike as Ofgem launches investigation

The incident on 9th August left nearly a million homes and businesses across England and Wales in the dark and affected road and rail networks and some hospital services

New Jersey to establish WIND Institute Council

The state previously set a target for 3,500MW of offshore wind energy generation by 2030

World’s longest turbine blade arrives for testing in the UK

The Haliade-X 12MW offshore turbine blade is bigger than nine London buses or the pitch at Wembley Stadium

Macquarie snaps up stake in UK wind farm for £1.7bn

East Anglia ONE is a 714MW development, located around 43 kilometres off the Suffolk coast and consists of 102 turbines