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European offshore wind investment rose by nearly 40% in 2016
European offshore wind investment reached €18.2 billion in 2016, according to WindEurope.
US Government under pressure to restore wind subsidies
A bipartisan group of 144 lawmakers has delivered an open letter to the US Government calling for the reinstatement of subsidies for wind power generation.
European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) becomes WindEurope
The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has rebranded to become WindEurope.
Latest news from EWEA 2015
Giles Dickson, chief executive officer of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), has issued an update ahead of this year's EWEA conference in Paris.
Viking gets the go-ahead, again
The Viking wind farm will proceed on the Shetland islands after the Supreme Court dismissed a legal objection from a local campaign group.A panel of justices on 9 February...
Isle of Man set for 6MW turbines
Dong Energy will use turbines rated at 6MW or higher for its proposed installation off the Isle of Man in the UK. With construction scheduled to begin in 2021 and...
Wind now China’s third largest power source
China’s wind energy capacity has increased by 30% since 2014, which means that it now generates more of the country’s electricity than nuclear. The increase to 18.81GW means that it...
Scrap UK wind power subsidies, says Tory MP
An end to subsidies for offshore wind projects is being debated in the UK Parliament. A private members' bill submitted by the Conservative MP for Christchurch in Dorset,...
UK’s first national renewables training college will focus on wind energy
A new multi-million pound national training college is set to help meet growing demand for wind energy professionals in the UK.
Google purchases power from 63MW Dutch project
Google has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco to buy electricity from a 63MW wind project in the Netherlands.