wind power

Wind record

Offshore wind hits record year in 2019 – up 35% says...

According to the most recent data from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), 6.1GW of offshore wind capacity was added to the mix in 2019, a record 35% increase year-on-year for the industry.
floating wind

RWE developing floating wind in 7,000GW potential market

Offshore wind is expected to play a key role in achieving the EU’s climate and renewable energy targets but design limitations have resulted in foundation-based offshore wind farms being built in relatively shallow waters.
capacity 2020

Grid-tied solar, wind to drive new capacity growth in 2020 –...

International research agency IHS Markit estimates that there will be 290GW of net power capacity added globally in 2020, growing by 5% more than in 2019.
Sweden wind

Octopus announces €68 million Swedish wind farm acquisition

Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust has announced its first investment - the 100% purchase of the 48MW Ljungbyholm wind farm in Sweden.
US wind

US: Wind overtakes hydro as number one renewable energy source –...

Annual wind generation in the US exceeded conventional hydroelectric generation for the first time, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s Electric Power Monthly.
Japan wind energy

Japan Wind Power Association announces joint task force to drive growth

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have announced that they have formed a joint Japan Offshore Wind Task Force to drive offshore wind growth in Japan.
flexibility

Coronavirus to infect China’s wind market – report

The coronavirus outbreak will impact the supply chain and installation operations for wind power not just in China, but the rest of the world.
US wind power

Wind can meet 20% of US energy demand within a decade...

The US could generate 20% of its energy from wind within 10 years, without requiring any additional land.
Egypt Wind

Ground broken on new 250MW Egypt wind farm

Lekela, has broken ground on the construction of its 250 MW West Bakr wind farm in Ras-Ghareb, Egypt.
Africa wind farm

Senegal opens West Africa’s first large-scale wind farm

Senegal has inaugurated the first large-scale wind farm in West Africa.

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