How many wind turbines are needed to power the world’s major cities?

How many wind turbines are needed to power the world’s major cities?

Researchers estimate that wind farms have the potential to produce up to 40 times the electricity the world consumes, but still they provide just 4% of the world’s electricity. However improved infrastructure and higher voltage cables have drastically reduced the price for wind power, and it is predicted that by 2040, a third of global power will come from wind and solar.

Report: Offshore Wind on Fast Track to Cost Competitiveness

Report: Offshore Wind on Fast Track to Cost Competitiveness

Offshore wind could potentially be fully integrated into the market on a competitive basis in some European countries within the next decade, according to a new report published by the International Energy Agency’s Renewable Energy Technology Deployment programme (IEA-RETD).

Offshore Wind Declaration: EUR 80/MWh or Less Possible by 2025 with Right Policies and Cooperation

Offshore Wind Declaration: EUR 80/MWh or Less Possible by 2025 with Right Policies and Cooperation

Eleven major energy companies have signed a declaration stating that offshore wind can be fully competitive with coal and gas by 2025, achieving a cost of EUR 80/MWh and below, but only if the industry achieves long-term stability through right policies and closer international cooperation.

VBMS: Offshore Wind Industry Needs a Shake-Up

VBMS: Offshore Wind Industry Needs a Shake-Up

Offshore wind industry needs to be refreshed with new business models, innovative technologies, as well as new alliances throughout the supply chain in order to drive down costs and have a secure and sustainable future