Despite Record Year, European Wind Not on Track to Meet Climate Goals

Europe invested €43 billion in new wind farms in 2020, the second highest annual amount on record. These investments cover 20 GW of new capacity that will be built in the coming years – 13 GW of it in the EU … Read More

Talen, Pattern Energy Form PT Energy Transitions JV to Develop Renewable Assests

Talen Energy Corp., a power generation and infrastructure company, has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Pattern Energy Group LP, a privately owned developer and operator of wind, solar, transmission and energy storage projects. Named PT Energy Transitions, the … Read More

ESB Unveils Plans for Irish Green Energy Hub

In line with the Irish government’s ambition of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050, ESB has unveiled Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint. Under the ambitious program, ESB’s Moneypoint site in County Clare will be transformed into a green energy hub, helping Ireland … Read More

Baltica Offshore Wind Farms One Step Closer to Realization

The Polish Energy Regulatory Office has awarded a contract for difference (CfD) to the Baltica 3 and Baltica 2 offshore wind farms with a total capacity of up to 2.5 GW. Baltica 3 and 2 will contribute significantly to Poland’s … Read More

Biden’s American Jobs Plan Aims to Overhaul Clean Energy Economy

President Joe Biden has introduced the American Jobs Plan – a $2 trillion investment that would create millions of good-paying jobs, rebuild the country’s infrastructure and position the U.S. to compete in the evolving global economy.  Public domestic investment as … Read More

RWE Names SGRE as Turbine Provider for Sofia Project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy  (SGRE) has been awarded the firm order from  RWE  for the  1.4 GW  Sofia  offshore  wind power project. Sofia is located  195  km off the  U.K.’s northeastern coast on Dogger Bank in the North Sea. The … Read More

MGE Seeking PSCW Approval to Purchase Part of the Red Barn Wind Farm

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, says it is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to purchase part of the Red Barn Wind Farm. … Read More

Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Awards Transmission System Contract

A specially formed consortium of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine has been awarded the full contract to supply a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system for Sofia, one of the world’s largest offshore wind farm projects.  … Read More

Orsted’s Largest Onshore Wind Project Set to Come Online Next Year

Ørsted, a company that develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms and energy storage facilities, has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, a 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV … Read More

Wood Mackenzie: 2020 Touts Highest Wind Installation Total on Record

In 2020, 114 GW of new wind capacity was added globally, representing an 82% increase year-over-year (YoY), according to new research from Wood Mackenzie. This is the highest global annual installation total on record.   China’s National Energy Administration reported 72 … Read More