Multi-billion offshore wind project receives green light

The Orkney Islands Council has given the go ahead for the West of Orkney Windfarm’s offshore plans

UK lifts onshore wind ban

The new measures will make it easier to find suitable locations for onshore wind farms by involving communities and speeding up site allocation through different local planning processes

Fire breaks out at UK offshore wind farm

Flames erupted on a turbine within the Scroby Sands wind farm, positioned 1.5 miles off the shores of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

UK wind farm forced to cut output as coal plant supports grid

The Seagreen offshore wind farm off the east coast of Scotland was ordered to reduce its output, while the Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station was paid to support the UK’s power supply

Viking Wind Farm: turbines ahoy!

The project will be capable of powering almost half a million homes

Wind farm protests force Norway’s Energy Minister cancel UK visit

Oslo was hit by protests over wind turbines built on land traditionally used by indigenous Sami reindeer herders

‘Large disparity’ in MPs’ views and public support on onshore wind

MPs overestimate opposition to new onshore wind farms, new survey has found

UK generation mix moves increasingly toward renewables

Power generation from low carbon sources secured more than 60% share of the UK’s total energy mix

Ørsted alleges bp tried to block its Hornsea 4 offshore wind farm

Wind giant has said “it’s essential that a solution is found”

Wind-charged recovery ‘could create 2.2m energy jobs’

Five countries could benefit from the addition of 20GW of wind power, new study estimates