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Energy-strapped Germany sets ambitious 30 GW offshore wind target by 2030

Germany, which has been struggling to fill its massive energy gap following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and reduction of natural gas deliveries, is planning...

Azerbaijan planning to launch green energy exports to Europe

Azerbaijan, which is already a main exporter of oil and gas, plans to develop its renewable energy potential, especially offshore wind in the Caspian...

Seeing red, EU wants U-turn from Russian energy reliance

Considering Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the European Commission on March 8 proposed an outline of a plan to make Europe independent from Russian fossil...

Scotland awards massive seabed rights for wind farms in North Sea

The Crown Estate Scotland announced on January 17 the results of the ScotWind seabed tender, after receiving 74 bids for the 15 areas that...

Responsible deployment of wind to help energy transition in France

Wind energy is indispensable for a successful energy transition in France and it brings additional benefits to citizens, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told the...

EU Commission toolbox of measures to tackle high energy prices

The European Commission proposed on October 13 a package of measures to help shield European consumers from the storm of rising energy prices.The Commission...

EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ green scheme is a gamechanger for renewables

The European Commission announced in Brussels on July 14 its Fit for 55 package, a broad range of legislation that will help the EU...

Electrifying Europe with wind energy may lead to net zero emissions

Electrification is the most cost-effective way to decarbonise Europe’s economy by 2050, a report from ETIPWind and WindEurope shows.According to the report released on...

WindEurope calls for upscaling EU port infrastructure for offshore turbines

WindEurope said €6.5 billion of investment in port infrastructure will be needed by 2030 to deliver the offshore wind expansion set out in the...

EU’s 55% emissions cut target for 2030 requires 27 GW a year of new wind energy

Europe needs more wind energy to deliver its 2030 climate and energy goals, WindEurope said in a report on April 13.Europe confirmed €43 billion...

Europe builds 14.7 GW of new wind farms in 2020, 19% less due to COVID

Europe built 14.7 GW of new wind farms in 2020, which was 19% less than what was expected before COVID, statistics on wind energy...

Poland adopts Offshore Wind Act paving the way to develop Baltic Sea projects

Paving the way for Poland to develop offshore wind in the Baltic Sea, the country’s Parliament unanimously adopted Poland’s first Offshore Wind Act on...

Wind energy sector proves strong and resilient in the face of COVID-19 crisis

Despite COVID-19-related disruptions in the construction processes of wind farms in the first months of the year, the wind energy sector has proven to...

Europe to propel offshore renewable energy development

Europe is a world leader in offshore renewable energy and can become a powerhouse for its development, EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson said on...

European wind industry calls for minimising effects of economic slowdown

COVID-19 is likely to delay the development of new wind farm projects which could cause developers to miss the deployment deadlines in countries’ auction...

EU Commission New Industrial Strategy to accelerate use of renewables

The European Commission presented this week its “New Industrial Strategy for Europe” and “New Circular Economy Action Plan” as part of the European Green...

SolarPower Europe, RGI, WindEurope, smartEn discuss climate neutrality goals

Leading associations of the energy transition – smartEn, SolarPower Europe, the Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI), and WindEurope issued a declaration in Brussels on 18...

Expansion of renewables, storage, interconnectors key to deliver EU’s Green Deal

BRUSSELS – Europe is not building enough new wind farms to deliver the EU’s Green Deal goal, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told New Europe...

Hamburg highlights wind energy role in fighting climate change

HAMBURG – Cross-boarder electricity interconnections are vital for Europe to achieve its climate and energy goals and integrate more renewables into energy markets but...

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