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  • US renewables will thrive without the Clean Power Plan

    Environmentalists were bracing themselves Tuesday for the signing of an executive order by President Trump that will set wheels in motion to dismantle the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. The immediate impact for the renewables industry falls somewhere between muted and non-existent. If the CPP were indeed scrapped — a complicated regulatory process that would take a year or more, and fac

    Transition  rechargenews.com 2 hours old Global Mediator

    S. Australia blackout probe points to wind control settings

    Control settings at eight wind farms were at the heart of a blackout that left 850,000 Australians without electricity and sparked a national debate over the growing role of renewables in the power system, according to the final report on the outage by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). The final AEMO report on the 28 September 2016 blackout in the state of South Australia tracks a seq

    Wind  rechargenews.com 2 hours old Global Mediator

    Bladena names former GE exec Jensen as chairman

    Wind  rechargenews.com 4 hours old Anamaria Deduleasa

    EU backs Vattenfall’s 600MW Kriegers Flak project

    Wind  rechargenews.com 4 hours old Anamaria Deduleasa

    Offshore wind could bring $3.7bn bounty to Britain: Catapult

    New report from government-industry body puts accent on further lowering costs while upping UK project content by 2030

    Wind  rechargenews.com 6 hours old Global Mediator

    Renewables bright spot as EnBW posts 2016 loss on nuclear bill

    Renewable energies developed positively at EnBW last year as the German utility posted a large loss in 2016 due to an upcoming and already fully incorporated payment of €4.7bn ($5.1bn) into a state fund to pay for the phasing out of nuclear power in Germany. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) in the renewable energies segment grew 2.7% to €295.3m from

    Wind  rechargenews.com 7 hours old Global Mediator

    DNV GL ‘Twisties’ project to boost offshore wind logistics

    Concept intended to reduce construction times and create savings

    Wind  rechargenews.com 7 hours old Anamaria Deduleasa

    Vattenfall to spend $3.19bn on ‘growth investments‘ with focus on renewables

    Swedish utility Vattenfall in the coming two years plans to make growth investments of SKr28bn ($3.19bn), most of which will be spent on renewable energy production, the Swedish utility said in its 2016 annual and sustainable report. “A more sustainable energy system is currently being created as the electricity market continues its shift towards fossil-free generation,” Vattenfall chief executiv

    Wind  rechargenews.com 8 hours old Global Mediator

    OST Energy signs E&S deal for Jordan’s 86MW Al Rajef wind farm

    Consultancy OST Energy has signed a four-year agreement to provide environmental and social (E&S) monitoring support throughout construction and early operations at the 86MW Al Rajef wind farm which is under development in Jordan.The contract, signed with developer Alcazar Energy, will see OST monitor the project’s impact on the surrounding environment and local communities on behalf of the Europe

    Wind  rechargenews.com 8 hours old Global Mediator

    Turbine work kicks off at the 140MW Khobab wind farm in South Africa

    First of 61 Siemens machines installed ‘ahead of schedule and budget’

    Wind  rechargenews.com 8 hours old Anamaria Deduleasa