Wind news: 2017 finance outlook

United States’ Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Green Light

Jennifer Runyon | January 26, 2017 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pursing the state’s 50 percent renewable by 2030 goal with vigor.

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This Week in Washington: The President and Congress Set to Move on Environmental Regulation

Joel B. Stronberg | January 31, 2017 The week promises to see two important actions impacting federal environmental regulation.

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Fraunhofer IWES Announce New Test Bench for Offshore Wind Turbines

William Steel | January 26, 2017 A state of the art test platform is being established at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy…

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Scandinavian Offshore Wind Nixed Due to Russian Threat

Susan Kraemer | January 26, 2017 While the EU has seen a remarkable increase in offshore wind, a Swedish project in the Baltic Sea…

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The Year of Climate Finance: 2017 Outlook

Jennifer Delony | January 31, 2017 In the year following the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015, there was an increased interest in building a…

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Infrastructure to Transmit Wind Power Reportedly On Trump’s Priority List

Rod Walton | January 26, 2017 A long planned high voltage, direct current transmission line to move wind energy from western Oklahoma…

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China to Invest $100 billion in Wind Power Projects by 2020

Liu Yuanyuan | January 24, 2017 China will invest more than 700 billion yuan (approx. US$100 billion) in wind power facilities from 2016 to 2020…

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Report: US Solar, Wind Jobs Up; Geothermal Jobs Down

Renewable Energy World Editors | January 23, 2017 From 2Q15 to 1Q16, U.S. wind power jobs increased 32 percent and solar jobs increased 25 percent, while geothermal…

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Italy to Venture into Offshore Wind

William Steel | January 20, 2017 Shortly before the end of 2016, Italy concluded a renewable energy auction that will see some 870 MW of capacity…

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Masdar Takes Stake in UK Floating Wind Farm Project

Kelvin Ross | January 20, 2017 Abu Dhabi clean energy company Masdar has acquired a 25 percent stake in Statoil’s floating wind farm project…

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