Local communities are expected to buy electricity from the 1GW Castle Wind offshore project, in development off Morro Bay in central California.
UK developer Banks Group has launched a legal challenge against the UK government, claiming its contract for differences (CfD) support scheme discriminates in favour of offshore wind at the expense of onshore wind.
The first components of GE's 12MW Haliade-X are on their way to two European test sites, the manufacturer has confirmed.
Having struggled to succeed since it entered the US market in April 2015, the fact that Ørsted now has over 3GW of contracted wind capacity is a "vindication" of its decision to cross the Atlantic, says Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables (WMPR) senior analyst Anthony Logan.
The UK government's Committee on Climate Change (CCC) mapped out the way for the country to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in a new report.
As we reach the mid-point of the year, Windpower Monthly takes a look at which markets are on a hot streak, and which are suffering from a freeze in installations.
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