IN PICTURES

Landmark $1bn wind farm in Kenyan desert nears switch-on

The 310MW Lake Turkana project will be key to opening up Africa to large-scale renewables, writes Darius Snieckus

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Acciona switches on largest LatAm solar plant to power Google

The 246MW El Romero project will cover 100% of the web giant's needs in Chile

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Australia's 200MW Silverton to go ahead with GE turbines

US OEM to supply 3.4MW machines as New South Wales wind project sees financial close

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Germany adds 818MW of offshore wind in 2016

Nation reaches 4.1GW and expected to add 1.4GW this year as sector gears up for first competitive tenders

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Scotland's oil sector urged to seize offshore wind opportunities

Government-backed study names offshore wind as top target for diversifying businesses

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OPINION

'G20 climate risk report is wake-up call for fossil-fuel investors'

Companies must now reveal their climate-related risks, writes Jeremy Leggett

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Trina Solar to enter storage market and present bi-facial module

European sales director sees European market picking up this year, led by Germany and France

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OPINION

'No running from the coming corporate energy tsunami'

Corporations know the global energy system is being changed beyond recognition by the rise of renewables and are moving quickly to capitalise

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ONES TO WATCH

Corporates are doing it for themselves

Momentum is growing in the corporate renewables segment — and even Donald Trump won’t be able to stop it

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IN DEPTH

Corporate acquisition of renewable energy continues to grow

RE100 annual report shows that more companies are getting behind 100% green-energy goal

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Saudi Arabia joins wind age as Aramco turns on GE turbine

Commissioning of turbine is 'start of new era' for oil-rich kingdom say partners

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Shell among bidders pre-qualified for next US offshore tender

Shell, Enbridge and Statoil are among the major energy companies to get qualified for upcoming North Carolina auction

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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

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CIRCUIT

Exelon finishes Google-backed Bluestem in Oklahoma

The 198MW Bluestem wind farm was built by RES Americas using Vestas turbines

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IN DEPTH

Brazil's distributed PV sector bullish as competition cuts costs

IN DEPTH | Brazil's rooftop PV sector is confident of growth despite a lack of government help, writes Alexandre Spatuzza

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UPDATED

Goldwind grid-connects next-generation 3MW flagship

New 140-metre-rotor model ready to run at Zhangbei Grassland site in China

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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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Sponsored Content

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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.


ANALYSIS

South Africa investors plead for peace in Eskom vs renewables

With accusations of misleading figures and retrospective rule changes the war between South Africa's renewables sector and its main utility makes unsavoury viewing for developers

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5 MINUTES

'We will build 1GW of projects a year and then sell them off'

5 MINUTES with Abdul Latif Jameel Energy chief executive Roberto de Diego Arozamena

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China grid-connects 34.2GW of solar in 2016, says NEA

Huge addition means nation could beat 2020 target as early as this year

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UPDATED

Enel signs turbine deals to build 3.5GW of US wind

EGP-NA is the latest developer to confirm plans for a huge near-term US wind build-out to take advantage of the waning PTC

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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

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Veja Mate powered up in German North Sea

Twin HVAC lines will carry 402MW of power for direct current conversion and export to grid

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