Spain gets its first community owned wind farm

Spain is a leader in renewables, but Eurosolar's Pep Puig say the new project is the first wind farm driven by a citizens in the country. read more »

Floating foundation for offshore wind

The French company Ideol developed a floating foundation for offshore turbines which is supposed to be particularly beneficial because, amongst others, of the choice of the material concrete. For the design of the floater, the company has already won several prizes. read more »

Experts Anticipate Significant Continued Reductions in Wind Energy Costs

Technology advancements are expected to continue to drive down the cost of wind energy, according to a survey of the world’s foremost wind power experts led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Experts anticipate cost reductions of 24%–30% by 2030 and 35%–41% by 2050, under a median or ‘best guess’ scenario, driven by bigger and more efficient turbines, lower capital and operating costs, and other advancements. read more »

US voters’ support for wind energy rises

As the 2016 election enters its final stretch, new findings released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) show the rapid rise of American wind power has been accompanied by strong support from U.S. voters. read more »

Poland wants offshore wind

At the end of July, Polish energy firm Polenenergia received permits for the first two parts of a new project, which each have a total capacity of 600 megawatts. read more »