Masdar joins Statoil in floating wind with 25% Hywind stake

Middle East clean energy group joins Norwegian giant in pioneering 30MW offshore wind array off Scotland

Wind

Longroad catapults into solar with 3GW pipeline deal

The new US renewables group has acquired the development pipeline from Texas-based 7X Energy

Solar

OPINION

Community solar soars under US SunShot Initiative

US government scheme has enabled Americans to buy solar power without the need for a roof, writes Odette Mucha

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AES buys 386MW project to enter Brazilian wind sector

US power group agrees $202m deal for Alto Sertão 2 wind complex with current owner Renova

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UPDATED

Saudi Arabia eyes 'new engine' of renewables with first tender

Oil-rich kingdom chases jobs and exports as it prepares 700MW first phase of planned 10GW build programme

Wind

Dong takes over Gode Wind 3 after German consent

Danish group to advance offshore wind project after final purchase from developer PNE Wind

Wind

Iberdrola taps Van Oord and Seajacks for EA1 jackets installation

World's largest installation vessel Scylla will work on 714MW UK offshore wind project

Wind

Senvion firm order intake falls in 2016 but Q4 picks up pace

Absence of large, firm offshore orders is main factor in year-on-year decline at Germany-based turbine maker

Wind

France speeds up wind additions to 1.56GW in 2016 as Vestas leads

Danish group secures more than one-third of new installations as market stability measures bear fruit with 50% uplift

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IN DEPTH

SoftBank pulls out of 100MW Japan offshore wind project

Telecoms giant's energy unit sells interest citing disagreements with other stakeholders

Wind

ANALYSIS

Brazil's de-contracting challenge amid calls for new tenders

Hopes have been raised of a quick return to renewables tendering but Brazil may need to clear out some deadwood first

Wind

Siemens 8MW offshore wind giant gets DNV GL blessing

Upscaled 154-diameter rotor offshore model cleared for final pre-market performance testing

Wind

The Big Deal

US developer Longroad hails 600MW Vestas deal

Developer led by First Wind execs says component purchase could underpin major PTC-eligible wind build out

Wind

CIRCUIT

Scottish green light for Dutch two-bladed offshore prototype

Deployment at Methil will mark new advance for 2-B twin-blader technology

Wind

UPDATED

Goldwind installs first LM blades as GW3S prototype rises

Blades were developed in less than six months as part of Chinese OEM's high-tech strategy

Wind

Elecnor gets nod to build 115MW Chile PV plant for EDF

EPC deal for Santiago project is first for Spanish group in Chilean renewables market

Solar

Newsmaker

Outgoing US energy secretary lauds Obama-era solar boom

The Energy Department played a key role in energy sector's transformation since 2008, says Ernest Moniz

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Get ready for the Internet of Electricity

Big Data and the Internet of Electricity will change everything, and the world's utilities need to face up to a radically different future, writes Mathias Steck of DNV GL - Energy

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Strong Outlook for offshore wind: IRENA

Offshore wind power is poised to become a leading power generation technology in a decarbonised global economy, says Adnan Amin, director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency.


IN PICTURES

Turbine installation starts as Wikinger enters home stretch

Iberdrola’s 350MW wind farm in the German Baltic Sea expected to flow power by autumn

Wind

WFES 2017

RE could meet 36% of global energy demand by 2030: Irena

Clean energy ‘gaining ground by nearly every measure’ but ramp up of investment needed, says international agency

Wind

WFES 2017

SE Europe holds untapped 740GW wind and solar: Irena

New study from agency calculates first 127GW tranche could be developed economically 'today'

Wind

ONES TO WATCH

MidAmerican Energy: Buffett, Trump and the 2GW wind farm

Warren Buffett's Iowa utility will begin building its Wind XI project in 2017 and be a sharp rebuttal to Trump's anti-wind agenda

Wind

UK should back in-stream tidal to go commercial: ETI

Technology development body says other marine renewables, such as tidal lagoons and wave power, 'can't compete' on cost of energy

Technology

Energiewende row looms as auditor warns on cost controls

Spending watchdog claims government has 'no overview' of cost of energy transition

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