Solar and wind farms
Aquila Capital buys 700MW of Spanish renewable rights

The portfolio of potential projects would allow 400MW of onshore wind and around 300MW of solar to be built

GE Renewable’s 5.3MW prototype wind turbine enters operation

The giant structure has been successfully installed in Wieringermeer in the Netherlands

Wind energy
Offshore Wind Sector Deal launches: Industry responds

The deal means offshore wind will provide a third of the UK’s electricity by 2030

Wind energy
Offshore wind ‘will provide a third of UK electricity by 2030’

That’s the bold statement from Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry, who has announced the launch of the new Offshore Wind Sector Deal

Wind turbine
Google boosts wind efficiency by a fifth with AI forecasts

It says its DeepMind machine learning platform can now predict wind power output 36 hours in advance

Wind and solar infrastructure
Could US wind, solar and battery plant be the holy trinity of renewables?

A new facility will combine 300MW of wind generation, 50MW of solar power and 30MW of battery storage

Wind turbines
Vestas turbines gusted up to a 22% market share in 2018

The turbine manufacturer saw 10.1GW of its onshore turbines commissioned throughout the year

Wind turbines in Egypt
Africa and Middle East sail towards wind-powered future

The region installed a massive 962MW of new wind capacity in 2018

Wind turbine
US announces $28m gust of funding for floating wind turbines

The Department of Energy aims to exploit the nation’s best wind resources, many of which are found in deep waters

Wind energy
Offshore wind ‘could provide half of UK’s power demand’

A new report from the Offshore Wind Industry Council says this is an affordable route to a low carbon energy sector