Indian wind manufacturer Suzlon is developing a turbine supply chain in Brazil in preparation for the opening of a nacelle-assembly plant to market its S111 machine in the country and comply with local-content rules by January 2016.
30 March 2015 03:47 GMT
Denmark's Vestas took last year's OEM crown and a GE model was the most-delivered turbine, said FTI Consulting as it delivered the latest verdict on the sector in 2014 and predicted 250GW will be added by the end of 2019.
30 March 2015 01:34 GMT
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded grant money to private Vietnamese developer Cong Ly Ltd to study feasibility of a 300MW third phase of the Bac Lieu Wind farm in shallow waters of the Mekong Delta.
27 March 2015 05:59 GMT
General Electric will build two 50-worker O&M service centres in Brazil to support wind projects owned by Casa dos Ventos – GE’s “main wind power customer in the Latin American market” – following a meeting of the two companies’ chief executives in São Paulo.
26 March 2015 09:17 GMT
SunPower has begun construction of a 15MW (ac) PV project at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, part of the Obama administration’s comprehensive strategy to increase security of power supply and reduce energy costs for the US armed forces.
25 March 2015 05:15 GMT
Brazilian renewables developer CPFL Energias Renováveis posted a 2014 net loss of R$167.3m ($52.9m) as rising revenue from newly-completed wind power projects failed to offset higher operational costs and increased spending caused by depleted hydro-reservoirs.
25 March 2015 05:14 GMT
Ontario will add about 2.3GW of new generation capacity through September 2016 including 1.7GW of wind and 240MW of solar, leaving the electricity system “well resourced” to meet forecast demand, according to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO).
24 March 2015 05:02 GMT
California in 2014 became the first US state to source more than 5% of its electricity from utility-scale solar plants, pushing it beyond wind-rich Texas as the state with the most non-hydro renewables generation, according to government figures.
24 March 2015 04:29 GMT
Fluor, the US engineering and construction giant, has won a contract to provide detailed design services and technical support for the solar-grade polysilicon factory REC Silicon is building with a local partner in China’s Shaanxi province
24 March 2015 02:28 GMT
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