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Aerial TurbinesWill historic us act help Duke's green sale?Will historic us act help Duke's green sale?
This has been a momentous week for the US renewables sector.
Turbines on HillWind cannot be complacent about ESGWind cannot be complacent about ESG
In a world of broken climate promises and missed emissions targets, investors in wind energy have moral certainty.
3 questions for European wind in H23 questions for European wind in H2
Europe’s summer holiday season is now in full swing – and those in its energy sector would be forgiven for craving a break more than usual this year.
Germany seeks to fix Merkel's mistakesGermany seeks to fix Merkel's mistakes
This month, Germany’s Bundestag approved legislation that promises the largest expansion of renewables in the country’s history.
Blade spinMainstream's back - but did it ever leave?Mainstream's back - but did it ever leave?
“Guess who’s back. Back again. Mainstream’s back. Tell a friend.”
Will Biden fix weaknesses in US onshore wind?Will Biden fix weaknesses in US onshore wind?
This month, Siemens Gamesa will stop making onshore turbines in the US.
Afterglow OffshoreTackling floating wind's funding challengesTackling floating wind's funding challenges
There must be something in the water.
Aramco underwhelms in green reportAramco underwhelms in green report
Renewable energy companies in Europe have started presenting wind and solar as ‘freedom energy’ while they seek to wean the continent of Russian oil and gas.
Afterglow OffshoreAzerbaijan faces Caspian conundrumAzerbaijan faces Caspian conundrum
“Azerbaijan has effectively leveraged our oil and gas resources in the Caspian Sea for the benefit of our country’s economic development. But the world is changing, and it is time to tap into a new resource in our seas – the power of offshore wind.”
C-suite dithering is empowering hackersC-suite dithering is empowering hackers
It is eight years since more than 1,000 energy firms in Europe and the US were hit by malware from Russian hackers Energetic Bear.