‘Asian wind power to outpace Western Europe and North America combined’

Cumulative wind power capacity in Asia is likely to overtake the combined total of North America and Western Europe (NAWE) through 2028, driven by a rapid growth in China, Fitch Solutions Macro Research said in its updated ten-year report. The… Read more‘Asian wind power to outpace Western Europe and North America combined’

AEP Issues RFP for Solar, Wind Power Projects

AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Co., is seeking proposals for offtake from new solar and new or repowered wind facilities located in PJM Interconnection territory. The company is seeking renewable energy purchase agreements of 10,… Read moreAEP Issues RFP for Solar, Wind Power Projects

Asahi toasts wind power deal with Innogy for Polish breweries

German utility Innogy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the European business unit of Japanese beer-maker Asahi to supply renewable electricity to three of its breweries in Poland. Under the 10-year PPA, the Tyskie Browary Ksiazece, Dojlidy and… Read moreAsahi toasts wind power deal with Innogy for Polish breweries

Blade-maker TPI flags wind power ‘arms race’ as shares plunge

Shares in wind blade-maker TPI Composites plunged by a quarter, as it delayed a financial update to investors amid market uncertainties and flagged the impact of an “arms race” between its OEM customers. US-based TPI – the world’s only major… Read moreBlade-maker TPI flags wind power ‘arms race’ as shares plunge

Floating wind power’s European depth charge

The floating wind industry finds itself facing a moment of reckoning. Key technologies have been proven at industrial-scale, first commercial developments formally announced, international investment houses have anointed floating wind as “bankable” — and yet forecasts suggest the sector could… Read moreFloating wind power’s European depth charge

US wind power reaches milestone 100 gigawatts, 46 gigawatts more on the way

Additional key findings of the US wind industry third quarter 2019 report include: • Strongest third quarter for wind installations on record with 1,927 MW newly online; • Near-term wind advanced development pipeline reaches record 46.5 GW; • Nearly 6,000… Read moreUS wind power reaches milestone 100 gigawatts, 46 gigawatts more on the way

GE Renewable Energy back in black on wind power updraft

GE Renewable Energy showed first signs of living up to its appointed role as a key platform for growth and financial stability at its struggling parent company, with third quarter results revealing orders up 30% year-on-year to just over $5bn,… Read moreGE Renewable Energy back in black on wind power updraft

Norway scraps national wind power plan after protests

Norway has scrapped plans for a national wind power development framework, citing the strength of protests against the proposal. The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) had suggested the country’s future onshore wind activity should focus on 13 areas… Read moreNorway scraps national wind power plan after protests

New Mexico approves future wind power line sale to PNM utility

Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) has won regulatory approval to acquire the planned 266km (165-mile) Western Spirit transmission line that will enable developer Pattern Development to build more than $1bn of new wind projects. PNM, the state’s largest… Read moreNew Mexico approves future wind power line sale to PNM utility