Onshore wind
Octopus Energy Investments completes £344m onshore wind refinancing

The firm hopes the move will unlock barriers to new renewable investments and enable competitive deals to be made more easily across European markets

Wind turbine
Ørsted to fund new wind infrastructure with green bonds

The wind energy developer says the finance round will help fund projects including the Hornsea Two project

Community
UK fund manager helps community benefit group buy wind farm it operates

Social and Sustainable Capital has invested £1.4 million to help Resilient Energy Alvington Court Renewable buy a 500kw wind turbine in the Dean Forest

Offshore wind
innogy allowed to step up maximum capacity of planned wind farm

The firm’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm has been granted a capacity increase from 1200MW to 1400MW

Onshore wind farm
UK ‘must repower existing wind farms to bridge energy gap’

RenewableUK warns the UK could lose more than 8GW of onshore wind generation if ageing sites are not upgraded with bigger and better turbines

Siemens Gamesa wind turbines
Siemens Gamesa secures two wind turbine orders in the US

The deals total 487MW of new clean capacity to be put into place

LM Wind Power unveils ‘world’s biggest’ wind turbine blade

The firm claims it is the first time a blade longer than 100 metres has been constructed

President Trump
President Trump: ‘Wind turbines cause cancer’

The US president also said wind turbines could reduce the value of nearby homes by 75%

Wind farm
‘Nearly 300GW of new wind capacity will be built in next five years’

The Global Wind Energy Council expects the majority of this growth to be driven by increasing investment in offshore wind and emerging markets

PivotBuoy
Floating wind project gets €4m gust of funding

A consortium of nine partners, led by X1 Wind, has been granted the EU Commission Horizon 2020 finance