Germany’s development strategy is a crucial step toward achieving its offshore wind goals

According to the Economy and Climate Protection Ministry (BMWK), a new area development plan for the spread of offshore wind energy is a crucial step in helping Germany come closer to its aim of installing at least 30 gigawatts (GW)…

Germany is considering providing industry users with subsidies for offshore wind energy

According to a report in the business newspaper Handelsblatt, the German economy ministry is working on a proposal to subsidize offshore electricity for industry clients through an auction process. The goal of this idea is to protect businesses from growing…

Repowering Europe’s wind farms is beneficial for everyone

What transpires as a wind turbine reaches the end of its useful life? The “End of Life Issues and Strategies” conference, held annually by WindEurope (EoLIS2022), presents the most recent developments in repowering, decommissioning, disassembling, and recycling wind turbines. The…

Japan intends to construct the largest floating wind turbine in the world

According to Niko Asia, the Japanese energy business Toda and a group of researchers from Osaka University will collaborate in the development of the world’s largest floating wind turbine. Electricity at up to 15 megawatts per hour is expected to…

Google to be powered by a Scottish offshore wind farm

Google has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to purchase renewable electricity from a Scottish offshore wind farm. This will allow Google to meet its commitment to the environment. The agreement, which was reached with ENGIE, covers 100 MW of…

Emergency permitting measures represent a step backwards

This coming Thursday, November 24, the Energy Ministers of the EU are going to vote on certain emergency measures. That seems like a good plan. However, in their current form, these steps constitute a step in the opposite direction of…

British wind energy reaches a new generation record

Yesterday, the onshore and offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom generated a combined total of 19,936 megawatts of power in only thirty minutes, which led to the setting of a new record for the world’s largest electricity producing capacity.…

China installs the biggest offshore wind turbine in the world

The unit power of the wind turbines is 13.6 megawatts, and the diameter of the blades on these machines is 252 meters. In conjunction with the festivities for the 20th CCP, which began yesterday in Beijing, China placed into action…

The European wind sector is “struggling” in the face of escalating costs
Despite the energy crisis, major industry figures have warned that European wind turbine makers are struggling financially and slashing employment, putting them at risk of losing market share to Chinese rivals. Both the turbine manufacturers General Electric Renewables and Siemens…
2022: A Pivotal Year for Wind Power
What's going on in the world of wind power? Do you think this year's outcomes will be better? With Germany and other major renewable energy locations facing low wind speeds in 2021, many are questioning if wind is the dependable…