Europe has seen a sizable 6.1GW increase in wind capacity already in 2017, with the UK (1.2 GW), Germany (2.2 GW) and France (492 MW) leading the pack.
EDF Energy Renewables has bought 11 Scottish windfarm locations after striking a deal with asset managers Partnership for Renewables.
Wind energy firms Dong and Siemens have both committed to their UK operations in the aftermath of the Brexit vote but have called for clarity on next steps.
More and more electricity is being generated from intermittent sources of power, such as solar and wind energy.
A new survey claims people in the north-east are more open to having windfarms as part of their energy mix than the population in other parts of the country.
Plans to boost Aberdeenshire Council's income through wind energy took a step closer to becoming reality yesterday.
An Irish wind-turbine manufacturer opened a new base in Aberdeenshire yesterday and said two others would follow in the UK.
All eyes will be on Holyrood today when Donald Trump is called in front of Scottish ministers to give evidence on the government's renewable energy plans.
The explosion of wind turbines across Scotland has divided opinion - and polarised communities across the north and north-east.
Farmers in the Highlands have won funding from Europe's Leader initiative to help them develop wind energy schemes.
A NEW map has revealed the full scale of the windfarms explosion across the north and north-east - and led to calls for a moratorium on any more turbine projects.
I have read a lot of reports on the renewable energy industry in Scotland in recent weeks, and have been very disappointed about the general standard of economic analysis in them.
The best ways to improve energy security, mitigate global warming and reduce the number of deaths caused by air pollution are blowing in the wind and rippling in the water.