Defective pitch kit causes wind turbine collapse

Vattenfall’s investigation into the collapse of a wind turbine at the Eemmeerdijk wind farm has determined that a defective pitch kit was responsible for the incident

UK wind farms forced to power down, resulting in millions lost

The First Minister has written a letter to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, urging for increased support for long duration energy storage technologies

Renewables spark up 65% of new US electrical power in first quarter

New solar and wind energy installations surpassed expectations, adding a total of 78,020MW over the past three years

Octopus unveils three wind farm deals

The energy company has invested in three wind farms, providing electricity to 30k homes

Saying yes to wind could cut your energy bills!

New incentives are being considered for local communities that support onshore wind projects near their homes

Wind powers the UK more than gas for the first time

Wind provided 32.4% of the nation’s power, with gas delivering 31.7%, analysis claims

A softening in near term gas and power prices, but winter still holds up

In this week’s Resonance energy market podcast episode, Jeremy Nicholson talks to Alfa’s Daniel Veasey as prices soften ahead of the summer

Offshore wind faces rising risks from bigger turbines, warns report

Offshore wind turbines are facing increasing mechanical breakdown issues resulting from the deployment of ever-larger turbines, according to a report

Royal Navy base goes off-grid with wind turbine system

The Royal Navy’s headquarters in Liverpool has installed a “turbine in a box” system that can generate its own electricity, ultimately helping HMS Eaglet to save thousands of pounds a year

North Sea energy islands: The UK’s next big wave in renewable power?

The UK is set to lead efforts in boosting North Sea offshore wind capacity to 120GW by 2030, alongside agreements on hydrogen production and new interconnectors