Vestas aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

The turbine manufacturer seeks to ditch carbon offsets and instead deliver CO2 reductions only through direct actions

Vestas wins turbine supply order for wind farms in Poland

The contract with Akuo Energy includes the installation and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 15-year service agreement

Greencoat Renewables buys 14MW Irish wind farm in €10.5m deal

The Beam Hill Wind Farm, located in County Donegal, consists of eight turbines

Danish turbine maker Vestas to close Spanish assembly plant

The move will affect all of its 362 employees at the factory

Vestas turbine deployment reached new heights in 2017

Vestas retained the top spot as the largest turbine provider for onshore wind power in 2017. That’s according to new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), which show just under 47GW of onshore wind turbines were deployed around the world in 2017, with four manufacturers accounting for more than half of this share. These […]

Vestas buys US energy analytics company

Wind turbines manufacturer Vestas is buying a US energy analytics company in a $100 million (£71m) deal. Utopus Insights develops and offers software tools to renewable energy producers, operators, manufacturers as well as transmission and distribution firms. Vestas says the buyout will allow the company to “seize digital opportunities” and expand its service offering to […]

Vestas joins RE100 clean energy initiative

Renewable energy developer Vestas has joined the RE100 network of international firms committed to getting 100% of their electricity from clean sources. Led by The Climate Group and CDP, the initiative aims to accelerate the global transition towards a net-zero emissions economy. In addition to designing, manufacturing and managing products to generate clean energy, Vestas […]

Tesla-Vestas team up for $160m solar, wind, storage project

Construction of a $160 million (£94.8m) project combining solar, wind and storage is set to begin in Australia as it reached financial close. Tesla will be providing the battery storage while Vestas will supply 12 turbines for the Kennedy Energy Park, which will be connected to the national electricity network via a single connection point. […]

Vestas and Tesla team up on battery storage

Vestas has confirmed it is working with Tesla to develop new battery storage technologies. The Danish wind energy giant and the clean technology manufacturer aim to find better ways of storing the excess energy created by wind turbines. This stored power would then be efficiently discharged when the wind isn’t blowing but electricity is required. Vestas […]

Vestas reclaims spot as top turbine maker

Danish wind giant Vestas reclaimed the spot as top onshore turbine manufacturer in 2016. That’s according to figures compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), which show the firm’s products were used to install 8.7GW of wind capacity, totalling 16% of all onshore wind installations last year. The company’s return to the top spot was largely due to a strong push […]