UK invests £2m to protect military communications from offshore wind farms

More wind farms can be built by guaranteeing essential defence communications are not affected

EU bank supports four wind farms in Poland with €42m loan

They will have a total installed capacity of 102.5MW and generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 households at peak times

Crown Estate greenlights 2.8GW of UK offshore wind extension leases

Developers will now focus on environmental assessments and surveys prior to seeking planning consent and securing connections to the grid

Storm Ellen brought UK’s ‘highest-ever share of wind power’ onto the grid

On Saturday 22nd August at 1am, wind energy made up 59.1% of the UK’s electricity mix with turbines making up a 13.5GW share, according to National Grid ESO

EU approves Ireland’s new renewable aid scheme

The Irish Government intends to introduce the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) for green power production from sources including solar and wind farms

New partnership targets 138MW of onshore wind farms in India

The first project to be built is the 38MW Balenahalli development, which will generate clean electricity to power more than 145,000 people

Government changes legislation to encourage larger battery storage projects

The change will enable storage projects above 50MW to be developed in England, while batteries larger than 350MW will be given the go-ahead in Wales

Vestas secures 76MW turbine supply order for two Japanese wind farms

The order includes a long-term management and service agreement for both farms

ScottishPower to add 165MW of new wind power capacity to Central Scotland

The energy company will develop two wind farms in South Lanarkshire, with the potential to power 100,000 Scottish homes with clean energy

Tata Power completes sale of South African JV Cynnergi

Exxaro now fully owns two of Cynnergi’s wind farms in South Africa