Vestas ends 2019 with record number of orders. Vestas ended 2019 with a record intake of orders as the world’s biggest wind turbine maker benefited from global interest in renewable energy
FT 5th Feb 2020 read more »
Wind Turbine Blades Can’t Be Recycled, So They’re Piling Up in Landfills/ Companies are searching for ways to deal with the tens of thousands of blades that have reached the end of their lives.
Bloomberg 5th Feb 2020 read more »
Energy cost analysis 2020: Wind is ready for zero-subsidy future. Falling hardware prices and growing investor confidence mean the economic case for wind is stronger than ever. As pressure to tackle the climate crisis and reduce carbon emissions grows, wind and solar are predicted to continue growing ahead of all other renewable technologies. In 2018, several organisations reported that wind had acquired “mainstream technology” status, undercutting most other generation technologies on cost. Last year saw that process being consolidated, and the fall in generation costs continues. Not only is the hardware becoming cheaper, but investors’ confidence in the ability of wind energy to deliver is growing, and this is reflected in lower financing costs.
Wind Power Monthly 31st Jan 2020 read more »