Europe enjoys weekend in the wind

Denmark's electricity came almost entirely from wind power at the weekend, according to Wind Europe. The positive stats were tweeted by Wind Europe today, and included the fact that Saturday also saw another...

Wind energy on the rise

Wind energy is set to become Europe's premier power source by 2027, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA's 2018 World Energy Outlook out today estimates this is the y...

Green light for Polish wind energy

As Poland gears up to host COP24 next month the country has been winning plaudits for its commitment to wind power. Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, confirmed today plans for the deve...

New wind tech a game changer

Finland's electricity needs could be met by wind energy thanks to the vastly improved efficiency of the technology, a new report suggests. The VTT Research Centre of Technology (VTT) paper points to the fact...

Does Europe benefit from wind energy?

Yes - of course it does. And the local micro-economic benefits are laid out in a new toolkit launched today by WindEurope. “Wind energy is a smart choice for the economy. It’s a European industrial succes...

Europe spends €51.2B on wind power

More than €50 billion was invested in wind energy across Europe last year, according to a new report. The Financing and Investment Trends report from industry body, WindEurope, reveals a little under half of...

Record-breaking wind turbine installed

The world's 'most powerful single wind turbine' has been installed at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Scotland. Vattenfall deployed the first of 11 turbines, designed by MHI ...

Portugal’s 100% clean power month

Portugal's renewable electricity production outstripped consumption last month, according to new figures. The data released by the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association and Sustainable Earth System Associa...

Introducing zero-subsidy wind power

(EUROPE) Two offshore wind farms in Holland will be the first in the world to be built without a public subsidy. The 350 MW wind farms, which will be developed by Vattenfall, are due to be online by 2022,...

Who is winning wind energy race?

Commissioning of onshore wind turbines is predicted to grow this year - after slipping in 2017, according to a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). There was a 12% fall last year, which BNEF at...