Scotland invests in offshore wind

Scotland is a country with a buoyant renewable energy industry. It features regularly in this section, as it is a place of innovation firsts when it comes to clean power. Most recently we reported the instal...

Going big on offshore wind

(FRANCE) GE Renewable Energy plans to invest $400 million in developing and deploying the world's biggest offshore wind turbine technology. The Haliade-X turbine will be five times taller than than Arc de...

Powering the world’s biggest wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) confirmed today it has been selected to supply turbines for the world's biggest offshore wind farm. The Hornsea Project Two wind farm - from Danish energy giant Ørsted ...

Record year for offshore wind energy

Europe's offshore wind energy industry enjoyed a record-breaking 2017, according to statistics released today. The figures from membership body, WindEurope, show there was a 25% increase in capacity in just ...

New York is America’s new windy city

Statoil's new Empire Wind energy project will help New York meet its target to generate 50% of the State's electricity from clean sources by 2030. The Norwegian energy giant this week named the planned offsh...

Landmark day for European renewables

Offshore wind production in Europe has set a new benchmark - generating 263GWh. The news of the record-breaking achievement on 2 October was hailed by the continent's leading industry body WindEurope. It ...

‘A revolution in UK energy’

New figures released today show the price of electricity from offshore wind farms in the UK has dropped by 50% in the last 24 months. The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and...

Green light for major windfarm project

(UK) Plans for a new windfarm in England - that could power a million homes - have taken a major step forward today. The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark ...

Wind could power 15M New York homes

(USA) Offshore wind power could provide 15 million homes in New York state with energy, according to a local authority body. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) said ins...