Spanish regulator clears way for Siemens-Gamesa merger

Stock market watchdog's decision leaves deal awaiting only EU clearance

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Gamesa thinks bigger as 2GW Brazil base rewards local strategy

Spanish group's ambitions undiminished in South American nation

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Trump opts for Clean Power Plan foe as environmental chief

His choice of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt signals he will move to rescind President Barack Obama's signature rule to combat climate change

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Price falls to €69/MWh in latest German PV auction

Winning bids continue downward trend but fail to match Danish joint-tender

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SunPower to cut another 2,500 jobs globally

US solar giant to shut Philippines plant, as CEO Werner believes module market may not recover for a year or more

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OPINION

'Blockchain will underpin our future energy system'

The technology behind bitcoin will play a fundamental role in the electricity network, writes DNV GL's Bjørn K Haugland

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UK wind power steams past 10GW milestone

Combined on- and offshore fleet produces three times capacity of planned Hinkley Point nuclear plant

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E.ON picks Nordex for 228MW Bruenning’s Breeze in US

German OEM will equip utility's latest wind farm in Texas with 3MW turbines

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RES gets go-ahead for 420MW Australian wind project

Victoria wind farm would be among the largest in the Southern Hemisphere

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IN DEPTH

China General Nuclear enters Irish wind with 230MW Gaelectric deal

First foray into Ireland for Chinese group that is building in Europe

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Dutch plan to step up offshore expansion to 1GW a year

Roadmap foresees new tenders that would give Netherlands most ambitious offshore wind programme in the world

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IN DEPTH

Brazilian wind heavyweight CPFL at the crossroads

Group weighs strategy with 1.2GW of wind in place and China State Grid waiting in the wings, reports Alexandre Spatuzza

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The Big Deal

Apple links with Goldwind for Chinese wind power

Tech giant will take stakes in wind companies with Chinese OEM as part of initiative to supply local manufacturing base with green power

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CIRCUIT

Trump selects pro-wind US governor as China envoy: reports

During his long tenure, Iowa's Terry Branstad has sought to foster trade ties with China and wind investment by its OEMs in his state

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Google to reach 100% renewable energy milestone in 2017

Landmark will cement Google's status as the world’s largest corporate buyer of wind and solar power

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DISPATCHES

Hull looks to the future as Siemens puts it centre-stage

The port city is in the offshore wind big-league – now Siemens and the UK government hope it can stay there

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Newsmaker

Greg Clark: An ally of sorts for British renewables?

He's no green messiah but the UK's energy secretary has more sympathy for renewables than many in his party, writes Christopher Hopson

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Norway's Scatec Solar enters Brazil with swoop for 150MW

PV group will advance four projects in state of Ceará that won power deals in 2015

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Chinese tallest tower turbines deal for Vestas

Order for 40 2MW machines with 137-metre hub height for Titan Shandong province project

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EDPR withdraws application for 250MW US wind project

Spain's Gamesa was in line to supply turbines to the Number Nine project in northern Maine

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Statoil leads new investment group for Oxford PV

PV pioneer’s latest funding round fuels home-stretch push to commercialise perovskite technology

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China's Envision buys 500MW French wind power portfolio

Ambitious Chinese group deepens European footprint with Velocita deal

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Illinois High Court to hear Clean Line project appeal

A lower court blocked construction in the state of the transmission line that would carry 3.5GW of wind energy

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