Daily Archives: June 24, 2023

New windfarm could be used to power North Sea oilfield

By [Energy Central] Charley Rattan Shetland The huge Rosebank oilfield is three times bigger than the controversial Cambo field that was put on hold more than a year ago. It has the potential to produce 500m barrels of oil and its final approval is expected to reach the energy secretary, Grant Shapps, in the next…

Clean energy’s latest problem is creaky wind turbines

By National Wind Watch The ill wind blowing for clean-energy windmills just got stronger. Siemens Energy shares fell 36% on Friday morning after the company withdrew its fiscal 2023 profit guidance late Thursday. Components in wind turbines made by its subsidiary Siemens Gamesa are wearing out faster than expected. The news isn’t just a blow…

New 80-turbine wind farm proposed in Scottish Borders

By National Wind Watch The Scottish government recently missed its target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, in part because the power generated from renewables fell as there was less wind. Plans are being developed for an 80-turbine wind farm in the Scottish Borders. The farm would be spread across two commercial forestry areas in Liddesdale…

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