CGN buys majority stake in 650MW Swedish wind farm

The facility is expected to be able to provide clean power for as many as 400,000 families

Irish power firms announce financial close on 89MW wind project

The Oweninny wind project will be built on a site where peat was formerly harvested and burned for power

Facebook ‘friends’ Vattenfall for renewable energy

It is buying 100% of the electricity from three Norwegian wind projects to power its data centres in Denmark and Sweden

Vattenfall battery and wind installation goes into operation

The renewable energy firm says the site is the largest of its kind in the UK

E.ON to buy wind energy firm Vortex’s German projects

The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities

Vattenfall forms alliance for French wind project

It has teamed up with French financial institution Caisse des Dépôts and German wind developer WPD to bid in an offshore wind tender in France

Project launched to put the wind in offshore innovation

A joint industry project has been launched to investigate the next generation of wind turbine technology. It marks the second phase of a partnership between the Carbon Trust, the Scottish Government and 12 industry partners including E.ON, Shell, Statoil and Vattenfall. The organisations hope to overcome a number of common technical challenges relevant to commercial-scale […]

Wind to surpass hydropower in US energy mix

Wind power is forecast to surpass hydroelectricity as the largest renewable generation source in the US. That’s according to the latest report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which states few new hydro plants are expected to come online in the next two years. It adds its forecast is however mostly based on projections of […]

Budweiser brews US beer with 100% green power

  Budweiser now brews all its beer in the US using 100% renewable electricity. It has also revealed its new renewable electricity symbol, which will appear on the label of every Budweiser brewed in the US. Electricity is sourced from the Thunder Ranch Wind Farm in Oklahoma, which is powered by Enel Green Power. AB […]

E.ON builds 201MW wind farm in Texas

E.ON is building a 201MW onshore wind farm in Texas. The firm has begun construction of the Stella wind farm in Kenedy County, Texas, which will be powered by 67 3MW turbines from German manufacturer Nordex. The project is the 23rd wind farm E.ON is building in North America. E.ON has also started commercial operations […]