Wind

Airborne wind energy is finally ready for lift-off

“Airborne wind [energy] has enormous potential to accelerate the clean energy revolution,” proclaimed Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), then-chairman of the US…

Weekly data: Britain is building four times more solar and wind than Germany

Germany has some of the most ambitious decarbonisation plans of any country in the world. While the UK, EU and…

Which US states are winning the race to phase out coal?

Data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) highlights the enormous progress made in decarbonising the US power sector over…

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…

Renewable power growth to double over next five years – IEA

The world’s energy crisis is driving a rapid expansion of renewable power, with global capacity growth set to almost double…

Google signs wind PPA to power its UK operations with 90% carbon-free energy by 2025

Google has signed an offshore wind energy deal with energy company ENGIE that will allow the tech giant’s UK operations…

Weekly data: Germany’s ‘traffic light coalition’ is not on track to meet its energy transition targets

After 16 years of Angela Merkel, all eyes were on Olaf Scholz and his 'traffic light coalition' (Ampelkoalition) last autumn.…

Stora Enso and Voodin to develop wind turbine blades from wood

Finnish forest products company Stora Enso has teamed up with German wind power start-up Voodin Blade Technology to develop sustainable…

Wind turbine orders in Europe fall 36% year-on-year

Orders for wind turbines in Europe fell 36% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2022, with inflationary cost pressures, slow…

Global floating offshore wind pipeline doubles in 12 months

The global pipeline of floating offshore wind projects has more than doubled over the past 12 months from 91GW to…