The pioneering WindFloat 1 (WF1) floating turbine has completed a world-first decommissioning in Sines, southern Portugal, following a five-year demonstration campaign in the Atlantic Ocean in which it generated nearly 17GWh.
27 September 2016 01:57 GMT
Technology and innovation consultancy Totaro & Associates has launched a new intelligence tool designed to help predict future wind industry product requirements, with an eye on future build-out of as yet unexploited resources.
26 September 2016 01:12 GMT
26 September 2016 10:07 GMT
Manufacture of the sprawling 723km-long North Sea Link (NSL) transmission line that will connect Norway to Britain for the first time is about to get underway at cable giant Prysmian's factory near Naples, southern Italy.
26 September 2016 08:35 GMT
The US solar market is on a decade-long hot streak, and yet many of the best-known American solar companies are struggling to turn a profit. And that deeply conflicted picture may not change any time soon.
22 September 2016 12:24 GMT
Siemens will deliver a quartet of new-look wind power turbine units made up of 7MW machines mated to gravity jacket foundations, plus built-in high voltage transformer, cable and switchgear systems, for the recently awarded 28MW Nissum Bredning Vind pilot off Denmark.
20 September 2016 01:01 GMT
The scale of both the global wind industry and its largest trade expo, WindEnergy Hamburg, could be seen in the heavy-lift arrival today of the world's largest-ever turbine gearbox, a specially designed "exhibition model" of Winergy's 8MW unit, at Hamburg Messe.
19 September 2016 11:32 GMT
Floating wind power is fighting its way forward into industrial-scale existence with international developers taking courage from the major array projects now moving ahead around the globe to extend the reach of the fast-emerging technology into the richer, steadier streams that fly over the world’s deeper waters.
13 September 2016 11:23 GMT
The impact of extreme weather conditions on the global solar PV industry has contributed to an 87% increase in the average severity of claims over the past five years, renewables underwriter GCube revealed.
13 September 2016 08:01 GMT
First power from the pioneering MeyGen tidal energy plant in the UK's Pentland Firth is on track to being flowing later this year, after the first four turbines to be installed were unveiled today at a ceremony attended by the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon.
12 September 2016 11:34 GMT
As the growth of the solar industry continues skyward, developers are looking to ways of ratcheting up output from existing large-scale projects while further cutting costs, as small increases in energy generation can translate into huge rewards across an asset’s producing life.
09 September 2016 09:07 GMT
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