Transitioning from dependency to renewable resilience – The Moroccan model
Once heavily reliant on energy imports, Morocco is now shifting to renewable energy, particularly wind, driven by robust national policies. This transition positions Morocco as a renewable leader in the Arab region, providing a replicable model for other nations. What can they learn from Morocco’s model?
Gales and gills – The world’s first renewable energy and aquaculture project
Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group has proudly announced the completion of a pioneering offshore renewable energy project, combining floating wind power with deep-sea aquaculture. This landmark project, situated in the National Marine Ranching Demonstration Zone, is located off Nanri Island in the coastal waters of Putian, Fujian Province, China.
Renewable royalty – The United Kingdom’s pioneering role in offshore wind
The United Kingdom has established itself as a global leader in offshore wind power, underscoring its prominence in renewable energy. From humble beginnings to the role of international influence, the UK serves as a model for other nations. What can they learn from its success in renewable energy?
The world’s most powerful wind turbine – Mingyang’s MySE 22MW
Breaking new ground in the race for renewable energy supremacy, Mingyang Smart Energy has set the industry abuzz with its recent announcement. The company has unveiled plans for a new offshore wind turbine model, the MySE 22MW, aimed at redefining what is possible in wind energy generation.
Challenges amid progress – Markbygden 1101 wind farm in a restructuring phase
Sweden’s Markbygden 1101 wind farm, poised to become one of the largest land-based wind farms in the world in terms of both physical size and energy output, faces challenges but continues to stand as a testament to the potential of wind energy.
Power and pillow talk – Do wind farms affect our sleep?
As more wind farms spring up across the landscape, questions have arisen about their potential impact on the sleep quality of nearby residents. Do the sounds of wind turbines disrupt our slumber, or are they no different from the constant hum of road traffic? A recent study conducted by Flinders University offers some insights.
Baltic Eagle soars – How one offshore wind farm is powering the future
As the world shifts to more sustainable energy sources, offshore wind farms are emerging as a potential solution to our power needs. One such example is the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, scheduled to become fully operational by the end of 2024. With an annual power generation capacity of 1.9 TWh, it will provide renewable energy to as many as 475,000 households! So, how is this promising project progressing so far?
Something in the air – A big win for German wind?
An event to redefine the landscape of renewable energy? That remains to be seen. What is certain is that Germany’s wind industry has taken a giant leap forward, as a record-breaking auction win blows fresh life into the sector.
Power flows from Dogger Bank – The world’s largest offshore wind farm
In an impressive display of the capabilities of green technology, the Dogger Bank Wind Farm, which is currently the largest offshore wind farm under construction in the world, has started supplying electricity to British homes and businesses.