Spain, leading EU wind power generation and installed onshore capacity in 2019

Wind power covered 20.8% of the electricity consumed in Spain in 2019 (in 2018 it stood at 19%), avoiding the emission of 28 Mt of CO2 and the importation of 10.7 Mtoe of fossil...

Assessing ageing wind turbines for lifetime extension

Despite having a planned service life of around 20 years, many wind turbines can operate safely for several years beyond their design lives. To establish whether a wind turbine is fit for continued operation,...

Floating wind power: Brazil as an active player in the race for clean energy

Wind power is one of the most studied topics in the renewable energy sector. In recent decades, the approach has particularly focused on different aspects of the modelling and analysis of onshore wind turbines....