What about offshore in the USA?

Large projects cancelled, developers who can't make the numbers, the supply chain seeing their investments at risk, regulators unable to encourage business... it seems that in the last year it's all bad news for offshore wind in the USA. How…

Wind and solar in Spain – Overview 2023

For the sixth year, we publish a summary of how wind and solar have performed in Spain in the year that has just ended. A year marked by the return to normality of electricity prices and by the confirmation of solar as the great giant of the…

We have a Wind Power Action Plan, now what?

On 24 October, the EU published the long-awaited Wind Power Action Plan (WPAP), a list of 15 measures grouped into 6 areas aimed at helping Europe's wind supply chain because, in the EU's own words, "The EU cannot double the pace of wind energy…

Electrification: the limping pillar of the energy transition

Electrification, renewables and efficiency are the 3 pillars on which the energy transition is based. The problem is that while renewables and efficiency are advancing fast and with great prospects, electrification is slower and threatens to slow down the energy transition.

Pumped Storage Hydro: the storage giants

When all eyes are on Li-Ion batteries and other alternative technologies, many are surprised by the fact that more than 90% of the world's energy storage capacity is pumped hydro, a technology with more than 100 years of history and still at…

1,000 GW of wind power: the 4 big mistakes and the big opportunity

Already 1,000 GW of wind power is installed worldwide. This is an impressive figure considering that large-scale wind technology started some 40 years ago, but it is even more impressive that, according to all forecasts, we will see the second…

A review of the status of wind turbine manufacturers

Following the presentation of the first quarter results, we now have a clearer picture of what 2023 looks like for the main wind turbine manufacturers. And, spoiler alert, things are not looking good as the long-awaited recovery will not come…

A walk through the graveyard of wind energy manufacturers

A look at some of the wind turbine manufacturers that failed to survive but left behind some very interesting products.

Introduction to the European legislative puzzle for renewables

The European Union has embarked on a frantic legislative race related to energy and renewables. In recent weeks we have seen proposals related to renewable targets, the renewable industry, the electricity market and even raw materials. In this…

Finally we have suitable areas for offshore wind in spain

It has taken 5 years but finally the Offshore Spatial Planning Plans (POEM) have been approved, defining the high potential areas for the development of offshore wind power. It was a long awaited milestone in the sector as it means the regulatory…