After nearly 20 years of operation, Blyth Offshore Wind Farm, which was the UK’s first wind farm situated offshore, will be decommissioned according to its operator, E.ON Energy.Continue reading Britain’s premier offshore wind farm to go offline
The UK government is to provide further support for the expansion of offshore wind power. It hopes that it will be meeting about a third of the country’s electricity demand by 2030.Continue reading UK government to back offshore wind power
Google has announced on its company blog that it has successfully managed to boost the value of its generated wind power by 20%, thanks to installing artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms in some of its facilities.Continue reading Google boosts wind power efficiency with AI
High winds in February have helped the UK wind power industry to set a series of new records.Continue reading UK wind power sets new records
According to Orsted (formerly DONG Energy), the Hornsea One windfarm has begun generating electricity. The windfarm, which is sited about 75 miles off the Yorkshire coast, will be the largest offshore windfarm in the world when it is completed, being almost twice the size of the current leader, the Walney Extension, which has a capacity of 659 MW.Continue reading Giant UK windfarm produces first power
Vestas, a wind power firm based in Denmark, has introduced its new EnVestas platform, which the company claims will produce cheaper energy by allowing customers to Continue reading Vestas presents new wind power platform
According to EnAppSys, an energy market analyst, renewable energy will supplant fossil fuels as the UK’s dominant form of energy generation in 2020.
Scottish Power has become the first UK energy company to rely solely on wind power following the sale of some of its other generating assets to rival energy company Drax.
The island community of North Uist in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides is set to build a community windfarm following a successful crowdfunding campaign.
The renewables project plans to Continue reading North Uist to get community windfarm
Figures from Drax Electic Insights, backed up by the National Grid, show that wind power met just over a third of British electricity demand, some 15 gigawatts, for an Continue reading British wind power sets new record