Mexico can source more than one-fifth of its total energy from modern renewables by 2030 – up from 4% currently – by ensuring the right regulations and power lines are in place, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
26 May 2015 03:01 GMT
Brazil's northeastern Pernambuco state – which staged Brazil's first PV auction in 2013 – is setting its stall out as a solar hub by implementing measures that include a new auction, a finance package for rooftop arrays and hosting a module assembly plant built by an industry big-hitter.
26 May 2015 02:33 GMT
Siemens’s onshore wind chief executive in the Americas Jacob Andersen is urging caution amid widespread speculation in the industry over whether the US Congress will renew the federal production tax credit (PTC), which expired at the end of last year.
21 May 2015 06:21 GMT
A Chilean regional environmental court has cleared the construction of the 36MW Negrete wind farm, rejecting arguments by local indigenous group Coyan Mapu that the project would violate ancestral and community rights.
21 May 2015 04:21 GMT
MHI Vestas is encouraged by the US government’s strategy to develop an offshore wind industry, but would need to see “critical scale” between one and two gigawatts of annual new build to consider investing in a manufacturing plant there, says Uffe Vinter-Schou, chief sales officer at the company.
21 May 2015 02:27 GMT
Dong Energy expects to obtain US approval for its acquisition of about 1GW of potential wind project rights off the coast of Massachusetts from RES Americas as early as two weeks from now, Thomas Brostrom, general manager North America, tells Recharge.
20 May 2015 09:52 GMT
NextEra Energy, the largest US solar and wind power generator, has identified non-utility buyers of renewable energy as a “big piece of our business over the next three to five years,” says Mike O’Sullivan, senior vice president of development.
20 May 2015 06:25 GMT
The Brazilian and Chinese governments have signed a $50bn infrastructure investment pact that includes commercial deals and transfer of know-how in renewable energy, boosting China’s activity in the solar and wind power sectors in Brazil.
20 May 2015 11:33 GMT
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