(Not) gone with the wind!

Siemens Gamesa has been awarded a typhoon-proof wind turbine deal for an onshore wind cluster in Japan

US renewable energy consumption reaches ‘record high’ in 2020

Latest statistics reveal renewable energy was the only source of US energy consumption that increased last year from 2019 – fossil fuel and nuclear power usage both declined

Europe urged to ban landfilling wind turbine blades by 2025

The European wind industry has committed to reusing, recycling, or recovering 100% of decommissioned blades

UK’s electricity generation from wind ‘soared 715% since 2009’

An estimated 75,610GWh of electricity was generated from offshore and onshore wind last year, official data shows

India’s wind market to grow by 50% over next five years

The country is forecast to add nearly 20GW of new wind power capacity by 2025, according to new report

Scotland rides high winds

Moray East wind farm, which is believed to be Scotland’s largest offshore wind project, started exporting its first power to the grid

Driverless vessels help offshore wind

Robotic cable route surveys help SSE find eco friendly sites for turbines

Clean winds blow in

Ørsted pledges to reuse, recycle, or recover all of the wind turbine blades in its global portfolio

Vestas sells wind turbine tower factory

The move aims to strengthen the wind energy supply chain and create more jobs

Wind revolution ‘requires half a million new workers in next five years’

A new analysis suggests the size of the trained workforce will need to increase to meet the needs of the global wind power market