IEA: Rising consumption of plastics to drive oil demand growth

Petrochemicals – i.e. components derived from oil and gas used in daily products like plastics, clothing and detergents – are to account for more than a third of growth to 2030

Siemens Gamesa enters Russia with first wind turbine order

It will supply, install and service turbines for the 90MW Azovskaya wind farm

World’s largest offshore wind farm officially opened in the UK

Located off the coast of Cumbria, it cost £1bn to build

EU supports two wind farms in Greece with €24m

They will have a combined operating capacity of 44.4MW

Siemens Gamesa wins 250MW turbine order in South Africa

It will supply a total of 109 turbines for two wind farms

Final turbine installed at Aberdeen Bay wind farm

The project features nine 8.4MW turbines and two 8.8MW models – the first of this power capability to be deployed commercially in the offshore wind industry

GE to take giant offshore turbine for spin at UK test centre

Its new Haliade-X 12MW turbine will undergo advanced tests at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s facility in Northumberland

Rampion wind farm turbines up and running

The project is expected to be completed by the end of this year

All of London would have to be covered in windturbines to power the city!

The city of 8.8 million people uses an estimated 45,000,000MWh each year

UK installed more than half of Europe’s offshore wind last year

  The UK installed more than half of the new offshore wind power capacity in Europe last year. The region built 13 new offshore wind farms in 2017, a total of 3.1GW, out of which the UK installed 1.7GW. It was followed by Germany, with capacity totalling 1.3GW, according to latest statistics from WindEurope. The […]