Solar Cells Now Function Even in Absolute Darkness
The new technology is called Neutrinovoltaic When most people think of renewable energy, they think of solar panels and wind farms. Although hydro and geothermal power provide excellent carbon-free renewable energy where they exist, for the vast majority of the…
Catalonia urges to put wind turbines in the sea to meet renewables targets
The Catalan Minister for Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Teresa Jord√†, warns of the need for "an offshore wind farm on the Catalan coast". Less than 20% of Catalonia's electricity production comes from renewable sources. And on the near…
Iberdrola signs 1.9GW wind turbine contracts with Siemens Gamesa
Iberdrola, a Spanish energy provider, has entered into service contracts with Siemens Gamesa for 1,928MW of wind generating projects in Spain and Portugal. The scope of work includes design changes as well as fleet maintenance enhancements. The contracts span three…
The United Kingdom has begun work on an offshore blade composites project
BEIS is funding a flagship ¬£5 million, 20-month project that will lay out a precise pathway for using new composite-based components in the next generation of offshore wind turbines. The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the National Composites Centre…
Iberdrola: Spain’s most powerful wind turbines
Iberdrola has started work on the 15-megawatt El Puntal II wind farm near Malaga, which will feature the company's largest and most powerful wind turbines in the country. This is the company's first wind power project in Andalusia in this…
According to an industry assessment, Germany has the potential to construct at least 60 GW of offshore wind

According to a research conducted by wind energy consultant WindGuard, Germany has the potential to build offshore wind turbines with a combined capacity of more than 60 gigatonnes (GW). Offshore turbines could generate more than 1.2 million tonnes of green…

The closure of a wind turbine facility in eastern Germany raises concerns about the future of the coal area

Vestas, a Danish wind turbine manufacturer, has announced the closing of a blade facility in Brandenburg, Germany. Over 450 jobs will be lost in Lauchhammer, and two additional production sites in Spain and Denmark will be closed “as demand for…