Onshore Wind

Signal: 50% of Germany’s power to be generated by renewables in 2023

Germany is set to generate more than half of its power from renewable sources this year, according to Robert Habeck,…

Weekly data: the global power sector saved $521bn in 2022 thanks to fuel savings from renewables

The 2022 energy market crisis sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine both proved a boon – and dealt a blow…

Data insight: the total number of offshore wind technicians is expected to rise by 92% within the next five years

Behind every functioning wind project is a team of well-trained technicians who are responsible for either construction and installation (C&I)…

Data insight: 11.4GW more EU wind capacity stuck in permitting than a year ago

In April 2022, Energy Monitor reported how the EU had four-times more wind power capacity in permitting than under construction.…

WindEurope 2023: Energy Monitor’s “Number of the Day”

The European wind industry will gather in Copenhagen, Denmark, next week for its annual get-together hosted by trade association WindEurope.…

What Spain’s latest cinema hits say about its energy transition

“Wind energy, yes – but not like this.” One could expect these words from local activists at a protest against…

Britain passes the buck on wind power

Last September, then-UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announced, as part of her mini budget, an end to England’s moratorium on…

Why repowering is key to hitting the UK’s onshore wind targets

On Tuesday 6 December, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Business Secretary Grant Shapps reached a much-anticipated deal overturning the…

Brazil courts investors to tap vast renewables potential

Brazil is seeking major new investments in its renewable energy sector in 2022 as it looks to massively scale up…

FDI in renewable and alternative power in 2021: The state of play

The Covid-19 pandemic caused overall greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) project numbers to decline by 17.5% in 2020. FDI levels…