Wind energy deal
Glennmont Partners sells 15% stake in Finnish wind farm

Kansai Electric Power Company is buying the minority share in the facility, which is currently under construction

UK wind turbine prices ‘will rise after coronavirus crisis’

A new report suggests a lack of domestic manufacturers and a bottleneck in supply could result in price hikes for the sector

Renewable software firm signs up gigawatt of offshore wind capacity

Canadian renewable software firm confirms the onboarding of more than one gigawatt of European offshore wind assets

Coronavirus disruption to UK’s wind market expected to knock installations through 2020

Analytics firm GlobalData forecasts annual installations could stand at 980MW for 2020, down from 2.47GW in 2019

Wind farms provide gust of support during covid-19 crisis

Community groups across Scotland are turning to ‘wind farm community cash’ to support vulnerable locals

Foresight and Belltown enter joint venture to develop onshore wind assets

The objective is to deliver more than 300MW of clean electricity capacity to support the UK’s goal to become net zero

Around 90% of Scotland’s power demand now provided by renewables

This is an increase of 14% year-on-year across the country, which has set a target of 100% by 2020.

Floating wind tech winners to share a slice of £1m funding

Eight winners of a Scottish Government-funded floating wind competition have been announced, including businesses behind a 3D-printed anchor and a self-charging mooring line

Floating wind potential across Europe, the US and Japan ‘is as high as 7,000GW’

GlobalData suggests floating offshore wind technologies can offer unique value as they can be deployed in deep waters far away from the coast where winds are stronger

Government allows onshore wind back into the fold with renewed subsidy support

The move would signal the end of opposition to subsidising new onshore windfarms, which began as ministers scrapped financial support for new projects in 2015