EU approves support for French floating offshore wind farms

Different technological solutions will be tested, with the goal of deploying them on a larger scale

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

World’s largest offshore wind farm generates first power

Once completed, it will generate enough clean electricity to power more than a million homes

Wind turbines
Vestas turbines gusted up to a 22% market share in 2018

The turbine manufacturer saw 10.1GW of its onshore turbines commissioned throughout the year

Siemens Gamesa secures 201MW turbine order

The wind infrastructure manufacturer will supply 57 of its turbines to Enel Russia

Preferred bidder chosen for 353MW offshore wind power link

The Galloper wind farm is located 30km off the Suffolk coast and consists of 56 turbines

E.ON plans giant onshore wind farm in Sweden

It will consist of 114 turbines and represents an investment of around €500m

EU awards €1.4m to slash offshore wind material costs

The project aims to enable turbine designers to make ‘better, more sustainable designs’

Vattenfall buys 80MW wind project in Sweden

It will consist of 21 turbines which are expected to generate enough power for 50,000 homes

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