Corvus Energy Wins 10-Year Contract For Hybrid Ferries In Scandinavia

Travelling by water has the same negative impact on the environment as moving freight by truck — a plume of deadly diesel emissions following behind. In Scandinavia, ferries are an important part of the transportation system both internally and across international borders and most of those ferries are powered by …

Denmark to Build Offshore Wind Turbine Higher than Eiffel Tower

Manufacturers led by Siemens AG are working to almost double the capacity of the current range of turbines, which already have wing spans that surpass those of the largest jumbo jets. The expectation those machines will be on the market by 2025 was at the heart of contracts won by …

Offshore Wind Comes of Age: No Government Subsidies Needed

Denmark offshore wind giant DONG Energy won the rights last week to build two new wind farms in the German North Sea without any government subsidies. The move represents a major milestone for the offshore wind industry, which has relied on support from European governments. “The zero subsidy bid is …

5 Cities Leading the Charge on Climate Action

The sheer number of people who live in cities now and who are expected to move into them in the coming years is startling. Around two-thirds of the world’s population is predicted to live in an urban area by 2050, which means there are also major financial implications when extreme …

DONG Energy Retires World’s First Offshore Wind Farm

The offshore wind industry yesterday marked the end of an era, as Danish utility DONG Energy announced it is to decommission the world’s first offshore wind farm after 25 years of service. The company said it is to bring the Vindeby wind farm off the south east coast of Denmark …

Renewables Roadshow: How Daylesford’s Windfarm Took Back the Power

From the fertile spud-growing country of Hepburn Shire, 90km northwest of Melbourne, has sprung what many hope will become a revolution in renewable energy in Australia. On Leonards Hill, just outside the town of Daylesford – famed for its natural springs – stand two wind turbines that not only power …