Scottish developer breaks ground on subsidy-free onshore wind farm

The 46MW Crossdykes Wind Farm in Dumfries and Galloway will generate enough electricity to power nearly 45,000 homes

Net zero: UK will miss carbon target without ‘urgent action’

The Science and Technology Committee has slammed the government for ‘unacceptable’ cutbacks and slow progress and set out 10 steps it should take to ensure the goal is met

Statkraft snaps up UK onshore wind energy developer

The Norwegian energy giant aims to deploy 600MW of onshore wind and solar generation in Britain

Banks Renewables behind CfD legal challenge

It has launched judicial review proceedings against what it says is the government’s discrimination of onshore wind in favour of offshore wind in its CfD auctions

Europe’s land ‘could hold enough wind turbines to power world until 2050’

Researchers have identified every potentially feasible location of onshore wind energy in the region

Utility giants urge government to establish new onshore wind strategy

They say the renewable energy source is required to reach net zero emissions by 2050 at the least cost to households and businesses

EU backs 21 wind farms in Spain with €385m financing

They will be located in six autonomous communities and generate enough electricity to power around 360,000 homes

Offshore wind
UK leads offshore wind installations in Europe in 2019

Britain installed 931MW of offshore wind capacity, followed by Denmark, Belgium and Germany

EDF and Masdar secure financing for Saudi Arabia’s first utility-scale wind farm

The 400MW project will also be the largest project of its kind in the Middle East

London-based bank lends €18m for Kosovo’s first wind farm

The 32.4MW wind project at Kitka will increase annual electricity generation by more than 1.4%