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US wind power breezes past 2013 installation mark by September

Pattern Energy Gulf Wind project in Texas

First nine months of 2014 saw 1,254MW of capacity built, compared to 1,088MW during the whole of 2013

22 Oct 2014

RenewableUK Annual Conference and Exhibition

RenewableUK Annual Conference and Exhibition 2014

Register for The UK's Premier Renewable Energy Event, covering onshore and offshore wind, wave & tidal energy and small & medium wind systems

20 Oct 2014

UK wind industry sets new generation record as it nears 25 per cent power share

E.ONs Scroby Sands offshore wind farm

As nuclear and gas power plants remain off line, wind industry celebrates its role in helping to address supply fears

20 Oct 2014

Kentish Flats offshore wind farm construction set to kick off next week

Vattenfall confirms it is on track to complete £165m extension to Kentish Flats

15 Oct 2014

Alstom inks floating turbine development partnership

Engineering giant teams up with DCNS Marine Energy to create 'centre of excellence' for new technology

14 Oct 2014

Skylark prepares to take flight as Ecotricity and Skanska team up for wind farm venture

New joint venture aims to mobilise £500m of wind farm investment

14 Oct 2014

Google set to pilot flying wind turbine in Hawaii next year

Peter Fitzgerald, Google's UK sales director, says lightweight Makani machines could curb costs and reduce land use demand

13 Oct 2014

RenewableUK: Offshore wind projects are 'grinding to a halt'

Trade association issues stark warning to government after RWE shelves investment plans for Galloper offshore wind farm

13 Oct 2014

Updated: Scotland green lights four giant offshore wind farms

Neart Na Gaoithe, Inch Cape Offshore, Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo to deliver more than 2.2GW of new capacity

10 Oct 2014

BlackRock blows £36m on UK wind farms

Investor buys two projects being developed by Renewable Energy Generation in Cornwall and Cambridgeshire

10 Oct 2014

Iberdrola advances €1m floating wind turbine project

Spanish company working with industry and researchers on project to cut installation costs and open up deep water sites

10 Oct 2014

Can Britain ever embrace building in its back yard?

Simon Moore wonders if the UK can find a way to overcome its energy infrastructure planning woes

08 Oct 2014

Ecotricity: Coalition rocking renewables investment climate

Dale Vince celebrates opening of new wind farm in Devon but slams Communities Secretary Eric Pickles for rejecting a project in Norfolk

06 Oct 2014

Illogical Conservatives risk tying themselves in knots over wind farms

RenewableUK's Maf Smith reflects on a decidedly mixed start to the Party Conference season for the renewable energy industry

06 Oct 2014

Green energy contracts bad for consumers, MPs say

Government failed to achieve competitive prices and spent too much of its budget in awarding £16.6bn of early contracts, report claims

03 Oct 2014

Government's £95m subsidy increase leaves renewables industry 'underwhelmed'

RenewableUK welcomes funding increase, but predicts extra cash will deliver just 200MW of additional offshore wind farm capacity

02 Oct 2014

Do wind turbines really cause deafness?

Author of new report says media reports may have misled readers by claiming wind farms could cause hearing impairment

02 Oct 2014

India eyes first offshore wind farm

Government and businesses sign memorandum of understanding for demonstration project off the Gujurat coast

02 Oct 2014

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