New Jersey picks Ørsted for first offshore wind project

The 1,100MW Ocean Wind offshore wind farm is expected to power more than half a million homes

New £100m fund to maximise offshore wind opportunities for UK firms

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership is expected to support more than 650 companies across the country

French utility ENGIE launches €1.5bn green bonds

It takes the total amount issued by the French utility to €8.75bn

RWE and innogy explore green hydrogen production in the Netherlands

They are planning a 100MW power-to-hydrogen facility at the site of RWE’s Eemshaven power station, which would be linked to innogy’s Westereems Wind Farm

HP aims to power global operations with 100% renewables by 2035

The company says its Sustainable Impact programme has helped drive more than $900m of new revenue – a 35% increase year-on-year

EU approves Italy’s €5.4bn support for renewable energy scheme

The Italian Government intends to introduce a new aid initiative that supports electricity production from sources such as solar and onshore wind

Major companies urge Japan to set 50% renewable energy target for 2030

Firms including Apple, Fujitsu and Sony believe the switch to renewables is essential to improving their corporate competitiveness in the global economy as well as tackling climate change

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall issues €500m green bond

It will support projects including renewable energy, energy efficiency as well as electrification of heat and transport

Norway powers up its largest onshore wind farm

The Roan Wind Farm consists of 71 turbines which are expected to generate around 900GWh of green electricity annually

Vietnam to install 1GW of wind energy by 2021

Around 327MW of onshore and offshore wind capacity has been installed so far