For the second year running, Broadwind Energy, the US maker of wind turbine towers, has warned investors that its revenue and losses in the fourth quarter looked substantially worse than its previous guidance, once again blaming production problems at its Texas facility.
All is not well in Brazil. The economy has shrunk dramatically amid an ongoing political scandal, unemployment has soared, inflation has shot up, while the local currency, the real, has lost 35% of its value in the past 12 months.
05 February 2016 02:04 GMT
Samsung Renewable Energy secured finance and finalised the equipment contracts for its 60MW Southgate solar project in Ontario, as it moves into the home stretch of the massive renewables deal it struck with the Canadian province more than five years ago.
04 February 2016 03:38 GMT
Throughout its 25-year history, First Solar, the largest US PV manufacturer, has always had plenty of things going for it. The efficiency of its thin-film modules, however, was never one of them. How times have changed.
04 February 2016 03:03 GMT
Developers put forward more than 2GW of potential renewables capacity in Maine this week as part of a bidding process underway in New England, including more than 750MW of wind from SunEdison and more than 650MW of wind, solar and battery storage from NextEra.
02 February 2016 11:00 GMT
After hitting a record $42.4bn in 2015, global issuance of green bonds could blow past the $50bn mark in 2016, as they gain steam in key renewables markets in developing economies like China and India, Moody’s Investors Service says.
02 February 2016 05:20 GMT
Governments and private investors pledged $20bn for green-energy R&D at the Paris climate summit. But how do politicians, NGOs, investors and the renewables industry ensure that this investment is achieving the COP21 goals?
02 February 2016 04:13 GMT
Led by the utility-scale market, US solar installations will surge 60% this year to reach a record 15GW, with further growth expected in years ahead thanks to the five-year extension of the solar investment tax credit (ITC), according to IHS.
02 February 2016 03:18 GMT
Mexico is set to become a major player in the global renewables industry following the conclusion of its three-year energy reform in December, which has removed the state’s near monopoly on power production, embraced foreign investment and set ambitious long-term green-energy targets.
02 February 2016 02:05 GMT
Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of US utility giant Southern Company, indicated it will continue its steady if unspectacular push into renewables, asking state regulators to sign off on another 525MW of renewables investments over the coming years.
01 February 2016 03:43 GMT
Units of Iberdrola’s newly launched Avangrid and Canada’s Emera have proposed building transmission infrastructure that would link 1.2GW of as-yet-unbuilt wind power in northern Maine with southern New England’s electricity market.
29 January 2016 07:51 GMT
The largest US industry group has called on elected officials to advance policies in 2016 that support an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy for the nation that include measures to enhance deployment of solar, wind and other renewables.
29 January 2016 05:37 GMT
Chile's environmental agency SEA has given the go-ahead for part of a planned solar-hydro complex in the northern Atacama desert region, where PV power will be used to pump sea water into a hydroelectric reservoir 585 metres above sea level.
29 January 2016 04:36 GMT
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