Iberdrola bags €800m to build renewable projects in rural areas of Spain

The new facilities are expected to provide clean energy output equal to the annual energy use of almost one million households

SSE Renewables renames two of the largest offshore wind farms in development in Scotland

The two projects are to be renamed to Berwick Bank wind farm and Marr Bank wind farm

Vestas receives order for 166MW of wind projects in Poland

With this addition, the wind manufacturing company has surpassed 1GW of onshore wind energy projects in the country

‘World’s largest’ offshore wind farm in the UK takes off with new helicopter contract

Helicopters will be used for crew transfers and cargo flights for the project, which is expected to generate enough clean electricity to power 1.3m homes

New deal marks the birth of offshore wind in Poland

The country doesn’t yet have any offshore wind farms but officials have set out a plan to make it the largest operator of offshore wind in the Baltic Sea by 2050

Global wind and solar generation smash new record, doubling since 2013

Europe generated almost 18% of its electricity by wind and solar last year, while China, India and the US were all above the global average of 8%, according to a new report

ENGIE strikes deal to sell 49% equity stake of US renewables portfolio

The assets include 1.8GW of onshore wind and 500MW of solar photovoltaic projects

Vestas secures 48MW wind project in Vietnam

The manufacturer will supply, install and commission 12 turbines

Almost half UK’s electricity generation was from renewables in the first quarter

Quarterly renewables share has never previously exceeded 40% of total electricity generation, according to the BEIS report

Gas gone with the wind! Irish wind energy beats gas for the first time

Wind provided almost half of Ireland’s power in the first quarter, according to a new report