Wind Power Monthly

Syndicate content
Read the latest wind industry & renewable energy companies, policy, wind farm projects & technology news, analysis on Windpower Monthly
Updated: 5 hours 2 sec ago

Statkraft hit by lower offshore generation

6 hours 41 min ago
NORWAY: Statkraft has reported lower earnings for its wind division in the second quarter following a fall off in production from its Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm in the UK.
Categories: Wind Power

Indigenous community forces Mareña relocation

7 hours 3 min ago
MEXICO: Indigenous community blockaders have told Windpower Monthly that 396MW Mareña wind farm in the Mexican state of Oaxaca will not be built and that the proposed turbines will be moved to two alternative sites.
Categories: Wind Power

Dong confirms V164 order

7 hours 16 min ago
Dong Energy has confirmed an agreed order for MHI Vestas' V164-8MW turbine to be used at the 258MW extension of the Burbo Bank offshore project in the Irish Sea.
Categories: Wind Power

Siemens delays Borkum Riffgrund 1 installation

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:11
GERMANY: Siemens has had to delay the installation of its turbines to the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 site in the German North Sea "for a few weeks", the project's commissioning date would not be affected, it said.
Categories: Wind Power

Greencoat acquires four UK wind projects

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:36
UK: Investment fund Greencoat UK Wind has acquired a 51.6% stake in four UK projects with a total capacity of 87.5MW from the AES Corporation.
Categories: Wind Power

Vestas sustains strong start to year

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:22
DENMARK: Vestas continued its strong start to the year with growth in revenues in the second quarter pushing the manufacturer into profit.
Categories: Wind Power

US Wind Inc wins Maryland offshore lease

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:57
UNITED STATES: US Wind Inc. emerged the winner in the US's third offshore wind competitive lease auction, bidding $8.7 million for the rights to develop two parcels off the coast of Maryland.
Categories: Wind Power

Two-bladed 6MW offshore turbines set for Scotland

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:33
UK: 2-B Energy has signed a deal with the Crown Estate to install two 6MW two-bladed turbines at the Methil demonstration project on the Scottish east coast.
Categories: Wind Power

Russia may relax local-content requirements

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:41
RUSSIA: The Russian government may ease its stringent local-content requirements relating to wind developments.
Categories: Wind Power

Strong wind showing for Longyuan

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:31
CHINA: Longyuan Power saw its profits shrink in the first half of the year despite a strong showing from its wind business.
Categories: Wind Power

Starwood secures financing for Stephens Ranch

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:09
UNITED STATES: Starwood Energy Group has secured financing to build a 165MW wind project in Texas.
Categories: Wind Power

Cost of US wind energy hits all-time low

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:43
UNITED STATES: The price of wind energy in the US is at an all-time low, according to a new report from the Department of Energy.
Categories: Wind Power

Windpower Top 30 - the money people

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:10
WORLDWIDE: It is that time of year again when Windpower Monthly selects and ranks the most influential people in the wind power industry.
Categories: Wind Power

Budweiser brewery installs second turbine

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:55
UNITED STATES: Drinks manufacturer Anheuser-Busch has installed a second turbine at its North California brewery, taking its total installed capacity to 4.1MW.
Categories: Wind Power

Industry reacts to Australian renewables target threat

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:00
AUSTRALIA: Wind power developers, manufacturers and industry bodies have reacted to the potential abolition of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) to new companies, calling the move "reckless".
Categories: Wind Power

French floating test site authorised

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:09
FRANCE: A test site for floating wind turbines in the Mediterranean has been approved by the regional authorities in France.
Categories: Wind Power

Question of the Week: Should subsidies be paid to foreign projects?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:41
Windpower Monthly spoke to EWEA, Taxpayers' Alliance and the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA), about whether government subsidies should be paid to wind projects located in other countries in return for cross-border electricity.
Categories: Wind Power

Turbine health impact dismissed in practically all cases

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:54
WORLDWIDE: Of the 49 cases heard globally concerning claimed negative health effects related to wind turbines, 48 were found to have no reliable evidence supporting claims of health impacts, according to a new report.
Categories: Wind Power

Members of US Congress support PTC end

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:32
UNITED STATES: Republican congressman Mike Pompeo has written a letter, signed by 53 other members, to the House leadership calling for the end of the production tax credit (PTC).
Categories: Wind Power

Japan's Eurus buys into 31MW Italian projects

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:43
ITALY: Japan's largest wind power developer has acquired a 50% stake in several wind power ventures in Italy with a total capacity of 31MW.
Categories: Wind Power