Octopus Energy launches £3bn offshore wind fund with Tokyo Gas

Octopus Energy’s generation arm, managing £6 billion of green energy projects, has introduced its first dedicated offshore wind fund with a £190 million investment from Tokyo Gas

‘Major UK energy project mulls private deals’

Ørsted is reportedly considering switching from government support to private power agreements for the Hornsea 3 wind farm project in the UK due to rising costs

Iberdrola installs ‘world’s largest’ wind turbine

The energy giant has successfully installed the wind turbine at the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, which, upon completion, will provide clean energy to more than 400,000 homes and businesses in Massachusetts

Scotland’s record-breaking Seagreen Wind Farm powers on

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, Seagreen, is now fully operational

Global wind industry requires 600,000 technicians

The global wind industry faces a workforce challenge with nearly 600,000 technicians needed in the next five years, over 240,000 of whom will be newcomers, according to a report

UK seabed data alliance

Crown Estate Scotland and The Crown Estate have joined forces to create a platform for collecting and sharing seabed data

Scottish onshore wind project shelved as costs soar by nearly £200m

The Sanquhar II Wind Farm project in southern Scotland has been halted as development costs soared from £300 million to £500 million

Energy bill crisis: Missed offshore wind contracts

An estimated £1 billion in energy savings is at risk following a government oversight in contract allocation for offshore wind projects, experts have warned

‘UK must boost investment by two thirds for net zero by 2050’

Delaying action on net zero policies until the 2030s would result in reduced private sector investment, according to a new report

Global offshore wind hits record growth

The sector’s 8.8GW capacity boost in 2022 marks its second-best year ever and experts predict an estimated 380GW will emerge on the horizon by 2032