How can offshore wind protect the oceans?

An £800k research project has been launched to see where offshore wind farms should be developed to protect wildlife and ecosystems

‘Record-breaking offshore wind numbers are not enough for net zero’

A new report claims that although offshore wind installation numbers are almost as high as they have ever been, the world is only tapping into 0.5% of its potential

Floating offshore wind port cluster ‘could deliver £1.5bn boost to Scotland’

A new report estimates the forthcoming ScotWind leasing round could create 5,000 jobs a year

Offshore wind manufacturing in Humber and North-East lands £180m of funding

Funding will support a monopile factory in Humber and a facility that will create components for next-generation wind turbines in Newcastle

Is offshore wind’s future taller than the Eiffel Tower?

A multi-turbine structure is predicted to generate enough energy to power 80,000 homes while reducing the cost and emissions of conventional installations

RWE launches net zero centre in Wales

Feasibility studies part-funded by the UK Government will investigate how hydrogen and carbon capture can help reduce carbon emissions from Pembroke Power Station

Massachusetts governor signs new legislation to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

An emissions limit of no less than 50% for 2030 and no less than 75% for 2040 must be set under the new law

Last year renewables ‘generated more electricity than fossil fuels for first time ever’

Nearly 42.9% of the UK’s electricity last year came from renewables and 38.5% from fossil fuels, according to a new report

Growth of global wind capacity ‘must triple over next decade to reach net zero’

The world needs to install a minimum of 180GW of new wind energy every year to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, according to a new report

New UK plant to manufacture Dogger Bank blades

A new GE Renewable Energy blade manufacturing facility on Teesside will produce blades for its Haliade-X turbine that will power the world’s largest offshore wind farm