Oil and gas are on the way to being yesterday’s fuels as far as Dong Energy is concerned, but the company’s future is still all about exploration and production – only now the hunt is on for new offshore wind resources to tap into.
If it wasn't clear before, Mexico has made it almost unquestionable – renewable auctions with long-term PPAs are fast becoming the preferred method for developers to expand their portfolios and for governments to add new, clean-generation capacity at cheap prices.
15 April 2016 03:30 GMT
REC Solar’s recent decision to invest S$250m ($183m) to expand PV module production and R&D in Singapore underscores the land-scarce nation’s emergence as a key centre for solar innovation in Southeast Asia, even as it struggles to expand actual deployment within its own borders.
14 April 2016 08:57 GMT
The CEO of turbine group MHI Vestas has hailed his company’s role in bringing competition to the offshore wind market at a key stage of its evolution, and said he expects to see more consolidation in a sector that makes huge financial demands on its participants.
06 April 2016 01:22 GMT
Senvion stunned investors last week by suddenly calling off the private placement and listing of 46% of the company at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The market was equally surprised when the turbine maker announced today that the initial public offering (IPO) was back on.
21 March 2016 11:13 GMT
If last year was hard for Brazil, 2016 could be even tougher as economic woes continue while the country descends further into political instability, threatening to affect renewables, which have been unscathed so far.
15 March 2016 01:32 GMT
The South African government’s Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA) recent announcement that Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZ) will be introduced for wind and solar projects has been met with dismay by some developers who fear they could be left out in the cold by the changes.
02 March 2016 01:36 GMT
Today's announcement of a 1GW firm turbine order from Norwegian utility Statkraft for the Fosen Vind complex was not only fantastic news for manufacturer Vestas. It also shows that onshore wind can be competitive even in one the world's toughest energy markets.
23 February 2016 03:14 GMT
The Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, which would be hugely beneficial to US renewables in the 2020s, saw its chances of survival improve due to the death of conservative US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over the weekend, according to climate policy experts.
16 February 2016 03:41 GMT
EDF Renewable Energy plans to “rebalance” itself towards solar, to take advantage of what it sees as the largest market opportunity for renewables development in the US going forward, chief executive Tristan Grimbert tells Recharge.
11 February 2016 01:22 GMT
08 February 2016 01:33 GMT
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