Tsunami-hit Fukushima to become renewable energy hub

The region, which was the site of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear accident, could become home to 11 solar power plants and 10 wind power plants

ENGIE Africa completes Egypt’s largest wind farm 45 days early

The 262.5MW Ras Ghareb wind farm is now fully connected to the grid and is ready for commercial operation

Natural Power signs five-year high voltage contract with E.ON

The deal will see 14 of E.ON’s wind farms being supported with high voltage operation services and maintenance

Ørsted finds it has overestimated the amount of power turbines can produce

The offshore wind farm developer’s troubling finding could mean offshore wind energy revenues are significantly lower than expected

Novasec secures rights to raise €80m for 312MW onshore wind farm in Spain

The Gecama project is expected to become the country’s largest onshore wind farm and will enter construction in 2020

Mitsui sells stake in Canadian renewable portfolio

The renewable branch of the Japanese trading giant held a 30% stake in the 679MW package of wind and solar assets

Offshore wind industry ‘to be worth $1 trillion by 2040’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) suggests global offshore wind capacity may increase 15-fold over this timeframe

State of Virginia signs renewable deal with Dominion Energy

The local utility will supply 345MW of solar power and 75MW of onshore wind energy to universities, state offices and government facilities

Siemens Gamesa signs €200m deal to buy Senvion business units

The move will save around 2,000 jobs at the insolvent turbine manufacturer

World ‘must avoid introducing trade barriers to wind’

The Global Wind Energy Council warns tariffs on key commodities and components could add up to 20% to wind turbine supply chain costs