US industrial group GE is wrapping a clutch of its fast-developing energy-related operations – including solar and storage – into a new unit called Current that looks set to target growing demand for highly efficient, more distributed power networks.
07 October 2015 03:32 GMT
Alberta, home of the oil sands, is "very seriously" considering a 2030 renewables target of 30-40%, which at the upper end would require a quadrupling of capacity, according to the president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).
07 October 2015 12:57 GMT
Siemens, the largest supplier of wind turbines in Ontario, intends to broaden its push into neighbouring Quebec, an executive tells Recharge, making a play for a market carved up by rivals Enercon, Senvion and General Electric (GE).
07 October 2015 12:22 GMT
A committee created by Governor Kate Brown to “identify viable pathways” for Principle Power to secure a revenue contract for its 24MW WindFloat Pacific pilot project off the coast of Oregon held its first meeting on 29 September.
06 October 2015 11:05 GMT
US wind farm operations and maintenance (O&M) contractor UpWind Solutions and Danish-Swiss technology outfit Romo Wind have forged a strategic relationship through which the latter's patented iSpin technology will be sold into the Americas markets.
06 October 2015 06:46 GMT
Even as Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was preparing a deep cabinet reshuffle last week, mines and energy minister Eduardo Braga was at an event telling power sector leaders that rooftop solar in the country will be the new frontier for energy, showing his confidence that he'd be staying in the government.
05 October 2015 03:51 GMT
Developer Deepwater Wind is busy pursuing power off-take opportunities in southern New England and the greater New York City metropolitan region for its proposed ONE offshore project in federal waters south of Rhode Island-Massachusetts, chief executive Jeff Grybowski tells Recharge.
02 October 2015 07:19 GMT
US Wind this month will submit an application for offshore renewable energy certificates (ORECs) to the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval, a key development step for an initial 250MW project phase in federal waters 12 miles east of Ocean City.
02 October 2015 05:39 GMT
Brazil could have its first 1MW experimental concentrating solar power (CSP) project operating by 2017 and hold its first auction for the technology two years later, after the government kick-started an R&D programme this week.
02 October 2015 11:06 GMT
Chile plans to get 70% of its power generation from renewable energy sources by 2050 – up from 10% today – led by wind and solar, which will have installed capacities of more than 20GW each under a newly-published roadmap.
01 October 2015 03:44 GMT
US offshore engineer Keystone has landed the contract to design a "twisted jacket" foundation for a meteorological mast being installed off Maryland at the site of a planned 500MW wind farm being developed by US Wind Inc.
01 October 2015 08:46 GMT
Developer Cape Wind has adopted a low public profile as it works to get America’s pioneering utility-scale offshore project back on track against opponents in the courts, while addressing the vexing problem of finding buyers for the power, Dennis Duffy, vice president of regulatory affairs, tells Recharge.
01 October 2015 02:40 GMT
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