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  • 'We're optimistic over hybrids, but it's too early for offshore wind in Brazil'

    FACE TO FACE | With wind supplying up to 60% of power in Brazil's northeast and 10% nationwide, the renewable source is centre-stage for EPE planning chief Luiz Augusto Barroso

    Transition  rechargenews.com 18 minutes old Alexandre Spatuzza in Sao Paulo

    Siemens Gamesa secures 318MW of US orders at 80% PTC

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced seven US onshore wind turbine orders totaling 318MW that were booked during 2017, making the projects eligible for 80% of the production tax credit (PTC). None of the customers nor the specific projects were disclosed, but Siemens Gamesa says the turbines will be installed at both new wind projects and existing projects that are being repowered. The o

    Wind  rechargenews.com 28 minutes old Karl-Erik Stromsta in New York

    Noske-Kaeser targets offshore wind role under Engie

    German marine technology group Noske-Kaeser plans to diversify into the offshore wind sector after becoming part of French energy group Engie in a takeover at the end of last year. Hamburg-based Noske-Kaeser is a developer of air-conditioning, refrigeration and fire-extinguishing systems for shipping and offshore platforms. Noske-Kaeser is now part of Engie Axima, headquartered in Paris, which i

    Wind  rechargenews.com 2 hours old Anamaria Deduleasa

    First GE Haliade in place at Chinese offshore wind demo

    GE Renewable Energy has installed its first Haliade 150-6 MW turbine at the Fujian Xinghua Gulf demonstration project off China. The Haliade is one of three to be deployed by the US manufacturer at the 73MW plant, which will feature turbines from a variety of suppliers. Provincial offshore wind ambition leaves China set to beat target GE, whose involvement was first revealed by Recharge in Marc

    Wind  rechargenews.com 4 hours old Andrew Lee

    RE100 warns barriers remain as corporate renewables take off

    The RE100 group committed to 100% renewable power use by major global businesses said corporate PPAs continue to be a "missed opportunity" for the European electricity sector, as the initiative revealed three more recruits to its ranks. French food giant Danone, UK consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser and India’s Hatsun Agro Products became the latest recruits to RE100, which now numbers 122 me

    Transition  rechargenews.com 7 hours old Andrew Lee

    MHI Vestas and DNV GL join Vietnam offshore wind alliance

    Turbine OEM and technology group join local partners to advance potential developments off southern provinces

    Wind  rechargenews.com 7 hours old Andrew Lee

    Trump slaps 30% tariffs on solar panels imported by US

    China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' over move, which also draws criticism from US solar industry

    Transition  rechargenews.com 10 hours old Richard A. Kessler in Fort Worth

    The most important moments of 2017

    IN DEPTH | Leigh Collins looks back over an exciting year and pinpoints those moments that will have a lasting impact on the global renewables industry

    Transition  rechargenews.com 17 hours old Leigh Collins

    Corporates notch up new clean energy record: BNEF

    New figures show 5.4GW in direct power purchase agreements between companies and developers in 2017, led by US and Europe

    Transition  rechargenews.com 22 Jan 15:22 GMT Darius Snieckus in London

    Innovate UK fund project to cut cable transmission losses

    Innovate UK has put up £1m ($1.4m) in grant funding for a project aimed at reducing the amount of wasted electrical power experienced through cable losses in the transmission, distribution and renewable energy sectors. Invented by the UK energy microbusiness Enertechnos, the new cable technology, dubbed the Capacitive Transfer System, can significantly improve efficiency during electricity transm

    Wind  rechargenews.com 22 Jan 15:06 GMT Christopher Hopson in London