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Bladt and EEW confirm £30m investment to shore up UK offshore wind supply chain

Engineer climbs offshore wind turbine at Belfast Harbour

New Offshore Structures will save former TAG Energy Solutions factory from closure, creating 100 jobs

24 Nov 2014

Google uploads wind turbines for Dutch data centre

Eneco wind farm

Search giant enters 10 year PPA with Eneco to power new datacentre in Eemshaven

21 Nov 2014

Ofgem faces legal threats over Middlesbrough FC wind turbine delays

Empowering Wind chief executive Paul Millinder (left) with Middlesbrough Football Club chief executive Neil Bausor announce their innovative turbine deal at Riverside Stadium

EXCLUSIVE: Empowering Wind threatens to sue regulator, citing "flaws" in feed-in tariff law

20 Nov 2014

SunEdison to become 'world's largest' clean energy developer with $2.4bn First Wind deal

Solar company moves into the wind market after signing 'definitive agreement' to purchase First Wind

19 Nov 2014

IKEA bolsters US wind portfolio with largest clean energy deal yet

Swedish furniture company agrees to purchase 165MW wind farm in Texas to continue 100 per cent clean energy push

18 Nov 2014

Green Alliance urges next government to restore offshore wind momentum

Think tank argues billions of pounds of investment is now at risk due to lack of clarity over future of offshore wind policy

13 Nov 2014

Government unveils £10m fund to boost community renewables

DECC confirms new measures to support community-owned wind and solar power schemes, but scraps plans to increase support for 5MW-10MW schemes

13 Nov 2014

Iberdrola completes construction of its first Kenyan wind farm

13.6MW Ngong II wind farm near Nairobi comes online following €21m investment

13 Nov 2014

UK small wind industry 'driven to breaking point' by lack of government support

EXCLUSIVE: New report from RenewableUK calls on ministers to wake up to problems facing small turbine market

13 Nov 2014

Ecotricity spins out Britwind in bid to shake up small turbine market

Green energy provider launches new company to design and manufacture innovative new wind turbine designs

13 Nov 2014

The 2020s loom large for the UK's offshore wind industry

Matthew Spencer of Green Alliance warns policy decisions made in the next few years will determine the health of the offshore wind industry through the 2020s

13 Nov 2014

Davey attacks Tory colleagues over wind farm opposition

Energy and Climate Change Secretary accuses Conservative colleagues of making 'historic mistake' in pandering to UKIP over wind farms

12 Nov 2014

Vestas secures 800 wind jobs with Isle of Wight blades production plan

Danish giant and Mitsubishi announce plan to manufacture 8MW turbine blades on Isle of Wight, as new report underlines £21bn investment opportunity in UK

12 Nov 2014

Ed Davey: 'We need to make the case for renewables'

Ed Davey speech to RenewableUK conference: 'The five years of the next Parliament must see a continued rapid expansion of renewable power'

12 Nov 2014

Ford to debut wind and solar powered dealers

Innovative new US partnership with Wind Energy Corporation aims to slash emissions of auto dealers

12 Nov 2014

Renewables industry celebrates wind energy jobs surge

Latest RenewableUK study reveals number of people employed by wind energy industry has increased by 6,300 in the past four years

12 Nov 2014

RenewableUK hits out at offshore wind red tape

Far from streamlining processes as offshore wind technology matures, new industry-backed report finds consenting costs have risen 15 per cent

11 Nov 2014

Has the time come for community renewable energy projects to enter the mainstream?

As the government prepares to unveil new measures to boost power for local groups, BusinessGreen explores how the community energy sector is already growing

10 Nov 2014

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