German onshore wind ‘collapse’ jeopardises EU renewable energy goals

The country installed only 134MW of new onshore wind capacity in the first three months of 2019 – its worst first quarter since 2000

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Octopus Energy Investments completes £344m onshore wind refinancing

The firm hopes the move will unlock barriers to new renewable investments and enable competitive deals to be made more easily across European markets

London-based bank lends €48m for Polish wind farm

The 220MW wind farm is expected to reduce 480,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year

Vattenfall to buy power from ‘largest’ Dutch onshore wind farm

The 220 existing turbines at the Zeewolde wind farm will be replaced by 91 ‘larger and more powerful’ ones

New group to champion health and safety in onshore wind

SafetyOn’s primary objective for 2019 is to develop a means of collecting health and safety performance data and statistical analysis of industry trends

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Centrica to provide balancing services for wind PPA in Norway

It has signed a contract with global aluminium firm Alcoa for the commercial services for power generation from the 197MW Guleslettene wind installation

New 10.2MW wind farm opened in Ireland

Dromadda Beg in County Kerry started operating at the end of 2018

ScottishPower pledges £2bn for UK renewable energy in 2019

It follows the Big Six supplier’s commitment to transition to 100% green power

Wind energy: 12 EU nations ‘failed to install a single turbine’ last year

Latest figures suggest the amount of capacity additions dropped to its lowest level since 2011

New onshore wind installations at lowest level since 2011

New analysis reveals the figure fell by nearly 80% last year