SunEdison and its yieldco TerraForm Power have closed their $2.4bn acquisition of First Wind, in a deal that brings 521MW of operating renewables capacity and an 8.6GW development-stage pipeline into the ever-growing SunEdison empire.
29 January 2015 11:36 GMT
Offshore MW and Renewable Energy Systems (RES) America submitted provisional winning bids in a competitive auction Thursday to lease two parcels in federal waters off Massachusetts’ Atlantic coast for commercial wind development.
29 January 2015 05:36 GMT
Two key Danish lenders continue to express qualified support for Cape Wind – which hopes to be America’s first large-scale commercial offshore wind project, but is struggling to overcome financing challenges and the recent loss of utility customers for its power.
29 January 2015 04:45 GMT
The US wind industry is “starting to see a resurgence” after a disastrous 2013, when 30,000 wind-related jobs were lost due to the expiration of the Production Tax Credit, according to the American Wind Energy Association.
28 January 2015 06:46 GMT
Following last week’s finalisation of US trade tariffs on Chinese and Taiwanese PV products, SolarWorld is readying itself for a 6-8GW – “if not more” – annual US solar market over the next decade, SolarWorld Americas president Mukesh Dulani tells Recharge.
28 January 2015 03:22 GMT
The world's total installed capacity of renewable energy is forecast to more than double by 2025 to 3,203GW from 1,566GW in 2012, underpinned by an average annual growth rate of 5.7%, according to figures in a new report from consultancy Frost & Sullivan.
28 January 2015 10:35 GMT
Florida Power & Light Company – a unit of NextEra Energy, the largest owner of US wind capacity – has unveiled plans to add 225MW of large-scale PV capacity in Florida over the next two years, in a move that will double the Sunshine State’s installed solar base.
26 January 2015 11:42 GMT
With Brazil's economy, and in particular its power sector, both facing big changes after last year’s national elections, only one thing seems certain three weeks into 2015 – consumer power prices will rise after the government decided to halt some subsidies.
26 January 2015 05:57 GMT
A casual observer of the PV industry could be forgiven for wondering why, after yesterday’s ruling finalising a second round of steep US tariffs on Chinese PV products, Chinese solar stocks bumped along as if nothing had happened – in some cases even rising.
22 January 2015 06:43 GMT
Chile's combined PV and wind installed capacity almost quadrupled to about 1.2GW in 2014 – with solar transformed from bit-part-player to major power-generator – data from the government's renewable energy department (Cifes) showed.
21 January 2015 09:54 GMT
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