Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Project Gets Approved

The Public Service Commission (PSC) granted Skipjack Offshore Energy and U.S. Wind offshore wind renewable energy credits Thursday enabling them to move forward with their proposals to build 368 megawatts of offshore wind, located off the coast of Ocean City and Delaware, and creating 9,700 jobs in the process. The …

GE Seals €1.5bn LM Wind Power Turbine Blade Deal

Engineering conglomerate GE has completed its €1.5bn purchase of Danish wind turbine technology purchase LM Wind Power, bolstering its position in the fast-expanding global wind energy market. GE announced last week that it has sealed the deal, which was first announced last autumn, having secured regulatory approval in the EU, …

Britain Set to Have its First Coal-Free Day since Industrial Revolution

The United Kingdom’s grid operator just announced an incredible prediction—April 21 is probably going to be the country’s first coal-free day since the Industrial Revolution. “Great Britain has never had a continuous 24 hour period without coal. Today is looking like it could be the first,” according to a tweet …

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 …

Report: Onshore Wind Now So Cheap it Could Go ‘Subsidy-Free’

Onshore wind is now cheap enough to deliver power to UK consumers without subsidy, according to a report released today by management consultancy Baringa Partners. Commissioned by Scottish Renewables, the report finds the government could deliver 1GW of new onshore wind capacity at no additional cost to consumers above the …

All-Energy

All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy event, is taking place on 10th & 11th May 2017 in Glasgow. Since its launch in 2001, All-Energy has provided the industry suppliers, experts and thought-leaders from the renewable energy supply chain the opportunity to connect with new customers, increase their sales opportunities and …