Moray East successfully installs first wind turbine in Moray Firth

In total it plans to put 100 9.5MW turbines into place at the site, following the completion of jacket installation in December

Enough wind power was curtailed in 2020 to power a million homes for a year

A new report suggests an additional 20GWh of battery storage could see the amount of wind power wasted annually reduced by up to 50%

Siemens Gamesa lands first wind turbine order in Ethiopia

The energy giant will supply 29 3.4MW turbines to state-owned electricity company Ethiopian Electric Power for a new 100MW project

Global floating wind capacity ‘to grow 2,000-fold by 2050’

A new study predicts installed capacity of floating wind will soar from its current level of 100MW to as much as 250GW by mid-century

Up to $40m for improved safety and environmental sustainability in offshore energy

The funding will support research and development related to offshore oil, natural gas, wind and marine hydrokinetic energy production, with a focus on safety, environmental monitoring and operational improvements

Heating homes with wind power could offer £26m in benefits for consumers

A new report notes up to 540GWh of wind power could be absorbed by domestic heating across off-gas grid Scotland in 2030, saving £24 million per year in wind constraint payments

Siemens Gamesa helps ease Pakistan power shortages with eight new wind projects

Many parts of Pakistan suffer from power blackouts due to an overstretched electricity grid and around 40 million residents are thought to have no access to power supply

‘Taiwan to build around 15GW of new offshore wind capacity by end of 2035’

GlobalData predicts the country’s offshore wind market is ‘set to grow multifold’ as its energy sector transitions towards the national goal of achieving a more sustainable power mix

‘China will make up more than a quarter of all offshore wind power by 2030’

That’s the prediction from GlobalData, which forecasts new capacity additions from China, the UK and the US will drive global capacity, causing it to soar sevenfold by the end of the decade

Danske Commodities signs 15-year PPA for 480MW of capacity from Dogger Bank

The offshore wind farm is the biggest in the world and boasts a total capacity of 3.6GW, enough to supply 4.5 million homes with renewable power