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  • Oil exports will help Canada's renewables industry, Carr says

    The Canadian government sees no contradiction in supporting the development of its carbon-intensive oil sands while simultaneously touting its push towards a low-carbon power system, says James Carr, Canada’s minister of natural resources. “You have to develop your conventional resources at the same time that you invest in the low-carbon economy, and it makes a lot of sense to take that wealth in

    Transition  rechargenews.com 30 minutes old Global Mediator

    UK ‘well placed’ for wind and marine energy export: RUK

    UK-based companies working in the wind, wave and tidal energy sectors are exporting goods and services worldwide on a massive scale, according to a report published by RenewableUK. Export Nation: A Year in UK Wind, Wave and Tidal Exports has revealed that last year, an illustrative sample of 36 local firms featured in the report signed more than 500 contracts to work on renewable energy projects

    Wind  rechargenews.com 6 hours old Anamaria Deduleasa

    Vestas targets North America and India with new 2MW turbines

    Vestas, the world’s largest wind turbine supplier, has launched two new versions of its 2MW onshore turbine platform, the V116 and V120, aimed at lower-wind markets in North America and India respectively. The new turbines build on the highly successful V110-2.0MW, using longer 57- and 59-metre rotor blades to capture more energy from the wind and improve projects’ capacity factor – and ultimatel

    Wind  rechargenews.com 11 hours old Global Mediator

    The opportunities and challenges ahead for merged Siemens - Gamesa

    EXCLUSIVE: 'This merger will result in a company that will help the world meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals,' says Markus Tacke

    Wind  rechargenews.com 12 hours old Global Mediator

    After German tender, Belgium may revoke offshore concessions

    Belgium’s government to the chagrin of developers is considering revoking the concessions for the Seastar, Mermaid and Northwester 2 offshore wind projects in order to allocate future support through a competitive tendering process. The move could be a first impact of the surprising outcome of the first offshore wind tender in Germany last week, at which 1.38GW of the 1.49GW allocated were won by

    Wind  rechargenews.com 21 Apr 16:49 GMT Global Mediator

    NextEra's growth prospects in US renewables 'second to none', CEO says

    NextEra Energy and its yieldco NextEra Energy Partners (NEP) both put up solid growth figures in the first quarter, leaving Florida-based NextEra on track to continue its reign as the most important US renewables operator for the foreseeable future. NextEra – which owns a large regulated utility in Florida in addition to its Energy Resources arm, which develops and runs wind and solar projects ac

    Wind  rechargenews.com 21 Apr 15:41 GMT Global Mediator

    GE's renewables sales up 22% in Q1, in bright spot for company

    Renewables were a bright spot for General Electric during the first quarter of 2017, with the segment’s revenues up 22% to $2.04bn, the highest level of sales growth among all of GE’s industrial business units. Profits, meanwhile, rose 29% to $107m at GE Renewable Energy, year-on-year growth that came second only to the company’s Power division, which sells gas and steam turbines. GE's growing p

    Wind  rechargenews.com 21 Apr 13:55 GMT Global Mediator

    Kishorn reborn for Kincardine floating wind array

    Dry-dock last operational in 1994 will be used for construction of landmark eight-unit project off Aberdeen, Scotland

    Wind  rechargenews.com 21 Apr 12:03 GMT Global Mediator

    Nordex to launch India’s largest capacity turbine

    The giant AW125/3000 machine will be presented by Acciona Windpower at the Windergy wind energy event in New Delhi

    Wind  rechargenews.com 21 Apr 10:39 GMT Anamaria Deduleasa

    Prysmian retools UK factory for European offshore wind

    Cabling giant’s Wrexham facility to make both 33kV and high voltage 66kV cores for inter-array lines

    Wind  rechargenews.com 21 Apr 09:41 GMT Global Mediator