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Europe’s uncertain wind energy growth puts ‘jobs and green goals at stake’

WindEurope warns if national plans are unambitious and permitting issues persist, only 67GW of new wind capacity will be installed by 2023

Europe’s ‘largest’ power-to-heat facility opened in Berlin

Vattenfall said the 120MW unit has been connected to the district heating grid at its Reuter West power plant

Plans for new cleantech pilot project for Masdar City

Azelio, Masdar and Khalifa University of Science and Technology will test a thermal energy storage solution for renewable energy projects

Global energy storage capacity to exceed 1,000GW by 2040

It will require a total investment of $662bn over the next two decades

New cross-sector project targets wind turbine blades recycling

WindEurope has joined forces with the European Chemical Industry Council and the European Composites Industry Association

Vietnam to install 1GW of wind energy by 2021

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

Winds of change: New global initiative to empower women

Women currently make up only 22% of the global workforce

Green light for €31m floating wind energy project in Ireland

A full-scale floating turbine is expected to be deployed at a test site by 2022

UK’s first offshore wind farm retires

The Blyth Offshore Wind Farm was built in 2000 and has now reached the end of its life

Microsoft buys wind energy in new PPA deal

The agreement brings the company’s global renewable energy portfolio to 1.4GW