Two MSc students attending Lancaster University, Nicolas Orellana (36) and Yaseen Noorani (24), have won a James Dyson award for a new wind turbine design that Continue reading New wind turbine design wins prestigious UK Dyson award
A Danish research company and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) are to work together on an investigation into the potential to store excess renewable energy as ammonia. Continue reading Collaboration to investigate ammonia to store energy
The UK hit a significant milestone in September with the opening of Ørsted’s 659 MW Walney Extension, offshore from Cumbria. The country now has over 20MW of installed wind capacity. This is enough to reduce the Continue reading UK reaches 20GW milestone for wind power
Many tech giants have been turning to wind power to offset the carbon footprint of their power-hungry data centres, but one company is going a step further Continue reading Wind to power blockchain facility in Morocco
A new poll of UK citizens has shown a clear majority in favour of onshore wind power and who want the Government to change its current policy, which has effectively banned onshore wind power by excluding projects from the Continue reading New poll suggests strong support for onshore wind power
A new report from the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) argues that onshore wind power projects should be allowed to participate in the Contract for Difference (CfD) auction scheme again. Continue reading Infrastructure report calls for more UK onshore wind power
According to a report from Imperial College London, wind power overtook nuclear in terms of the amount of electricity produced in the first three months of Continue reading Wind power outdoes nuclear in first three months of year
Researchers from Stanford University have published an article in the Nature Energy journal outlining a new type of battery that could have applications for Continue reading Stanford researchers announce new water-based battery
Investments in wind power across Europe jumped 9% to a total of €51.2 billion in 2017 according to the Financing and investment trends report from WindEurope.
It should be noted that Continue reading European spending on wind power up 9%
In a new first for Scottish wind power, the world’s most powerful wind turbine has been successfully set up off the coast of Aberdeen. The developers, Vattenfall, claim that a single rotation of the 8.8 megawatt turbine generates enough electricity to power an average home for a day.
The larger project, which is named Continue reading World’s most powerful wind turbine completed off Scottish coast