An ingenious robotic solution could halve the time it takes wind farm operators to inspect turbine blades.
Europe invested almost £35 billion in new wind farms last year, bankrolling 25 gigawatts (GW) of fresh capacity.
Optimism abounds about the future of wind power, with a clean-energy boom powering robust growth in an industry that businesses and governments agree is key to slowing climate change. But a nagging problem could keep the sector from fulfilling that promise: Turbine makers are still struggling to translate soaring demand into profit.
Numerous pieces of equipment that belonged to Scotland’s only wind turbine manufacturer are up for grabs.
SSE Renewables has agreed to buy a portfolio of nearly 4 gigawatts of European onshore wind projects from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for €580 million (£483m).
Supply chain woes and inflation couldn’t stop the growth of renewables last year as wind capacity grew by almost 100 gigawatts (GW).
A commitment to North Sea oil and gas while ramping up nuclear, hydrogen and offshore wind, is at the heart of a new UK strategy to protect consumers from future surges in energy bills.
The UK Government is poised to drastically ramp up its renewables targets, according to reports.
Daniel Marston, a Managing Associate in law firm Addleshaw Goddard's Planning and Infrastructure Consenting Team, looks at whether, and more importantly how, the direction could change in relation to the policy on developing new onshore wind farms in England.
French utility company Engie has reached an agreement to buy green energy from two wind farms currently under construction in Scotland.
Following Aker BP’s takeover of its oil and gas assets, Lundin Energy has presented plans for its new, renewables-focused business.
BP has made a number of senior appointments as it works to deliver its target of 20 gigawatts (GW) of developed renewables by 2025.
The Scottish Government reporter has overturned Highland Council’s refusal of a wind farm planning application, despite widespread local opposition.
Turbine manufacturer Vestas has set out the ongoing challenges in the business environment on its operations.
Orsted has taken a final investment decision (FID) on a Northern Irish wind farm that will supply power to Amazon.
Aberdeen South’s SNP MP Stephen Flynn has slammed the UK Government over what he is calling the “great Scottish renewables robbery”.
It is claimed that low wind speeds may just be one of a “myriad” of factors that have led to truncated green energy production in Europe in recent months.
Westminster’s Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng is being urged to use his powers to address the issue of fair grid access for renewables projects.
Developer Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has been granted planning permission for the proposed 90-MW Llanbrynmair wind farm in Powys, mid-Wales, after more than a decade of legal challenges.
The UK Government has launched its largest ever “Contracts for Difference” renewable energy auction, with £285million per year up for grabs.
Plans to extend an onshore wind farm in the Highlands have taken an “important and positive” step forward.
Swedish renewables giant Vattenfall has lodged a scoping report on a planned redesign to a north-east onshore wind farm.
The UK Government says it will not direct Ofgem to review the Scottish grid to future-proof it for additional renewables capacity, in response to recommendations made by the Scottish Affairs Committee.
Fines have been dished out to two companies after a security guard died of hypothermia when he and his colleague were snowed in on a Scottish onshore wind construction site.
A major project to tackle the issue of recycling wind turbine blades has been rubber stamped after winning a UK Government grant.