Wind Power

Europe's Offshore Wind Capacity Growing

New capacity edges down 5 pct from record 2013; industry body forecasts stable growth over 2015/6. Europe's offshore wind capacity kept up a steady rate of growth

31 ARENA Projects Completed

  ARENA has invested $1 billion in more than 230 projects, fellowships and scholarships that are paving the way for a more diverse energy future for Australia.

EDF Commissions Wind Farm in South Africa

French utility EDF commissionned a 61.5 megawatt (MW) wind farm near Port Elizabeth in South Africa, its EDF Energies Nouvelles division said in a statement on Thursday.

ClassNK Invests in the Wind Energy Institute of Tokyo

ClassNK has agreed to form a capital alliance with the Wind Energy Institute of Tokyo Inc. (WEIT), a move which aims to strengthen the classification society’s renewable energy activities.

Hooker, Marschner Join CWind Sales Team

CWind has appointed Ben Hooker as Sales Manager U.K. and Stefan Marschner as Sales Manager Germany.   Hooker and Marschner will play key roles in developing CWind’s

Wind Supply Gains on Day-Ahead Prices

Central and southeastern Europe day-ahead power fell on Tuesday due to a strong gain in wind supply in the region, and Hungarian and Romanian spot prices remained

Boost for Offshore Wind Energy

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior

Spot Declines; Monday Falls on More Wind

Stronger hydro power generation sent central and southeast Europe spot power prices lower on Friday, offsetting higher consumption due to colder weather forecasts and modest wind power output,

Infigen Energy Mulls Shedding U.S. Wind Farms

Australia under pressure to fix renewable energy target deadlock; 45 wind farm projects stalled. Australian wind farm operator Infigen Energy Ltd is exploring the sale of 18 U.

Winergy to Rebuild Turbine Gearboxes for First Wind

First Wind has contracted Winergy Drive Systems Corporation (WDSC) to rebuild gearboxes for some of its Clipper wind turbines for wind farms across the country, from Vermont to Hawaii.

Colder Weather Outlook Boosts Prompt

Lower wind power production and forecasts for cooler weather lifted European prompt power prices on Thursday as they boosted demand. But demand was weakened

German Offshore 2014 Wind Capacity Doubles

Germany's offshore wind capacity more than doubled last year as investors warm up to the technology, helping Europe's largest economy in its ambitious push into renewable power.

Plough Clears 33 Routes on DONG Energy Wind Farm

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has completed a major boulder clearance and seabed preparation campaign on behalf of DONG Energy.   The subsea engineering specialist ESS said it has cleared almost 50,

ULSTEIN to Build 2 Offshore Wind Service Vessels

Ulstein Verft has signed a shipbuilding contract with the Germany-based Bernhard Schulte for two service operation vessels (SOVs) of the ULSTEIN SX175 design developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions.

Less Wind Lifts Czech and Slovak Spot, Colder Weather Looms

Declining wind generation levels lifted Czech and Slovak day ahead power on Tuesday as limited import capacity continued to keep southeastern spot prices at a large regional premium, traders said.

Spot Prices Up on Wind Power Drop

A drop in wind power levels after a stormy weekend helped boost European prompt power prices on Monday, but windy weather is set to continue, keeping a lid on the price gains, traders said.

Rising Demand Boosts Day Ahead, Strong Winds Cap Gains

Central and southeastern day ahead power rose on higher demand on Monday, though strong wind generation kept a lid on spot prices in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, traders said.

Day Ahead Prices Diverge on Excess Supply, Limited Imports

Central and southeastern European power prices diverged on Wednesday, with rising wind-power generation driving down Czech and Slovak prices and limited import

Vestas Upgrades Outlook for 2014 Free Cash Flow

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has upgraded its expectations for 2014 free cash flow to around 850 million euros ($1.0 billion) from an earlier guidance of between 400 million and 700 million euros,

Rising Consumption Lifts Spot Prices

Central European power prices rose on Tuesday with renewed demand following a holiday in some countries in the region, offsetting forecasts for a rise in wind supply, traders said.

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