Onshore wind farm
UK ‘must repower existing wind farms to bridge energy gap’

RenewableUK warns the UK could lose more than 8GW of onshore wind generation if ageing sites are not upgraded with bigger and better turbines

Drax submits plans for UK gas and battery storage project

It plans to replace the two remaining coal generating units with gas and develop up to 200MW of battery storage

Vattenfall to spend €200m on Dutch wind project

Vattenfall is to invest more than €200 million (£177m) in an onshore wind project in the Netherlands. The Swedish firm plans to repower and expand the Wieringermeer wind farm, replacing older wind mills with the latest technology, to a capacity of 180MW by 2019. It has also bought the adjacent wind farm extension, with an […]

Wind firm REpower to blow away 750 jobs

Wind turbine maker REpower is likely to ditch 750 jobs in a bid to slash costs by €100million. The head of German manufacturer said potential job cuts were “a painful but necessary development.” Andreas Nauen, CEO of REpower Systems which is part of the Suzlon Group said: “We plan to keep compulsory redundancies to a […]