It’s early days – one Spanish newspaper report and a brief bulletin to the Madrid stock exchange – but already there’s the sense that after a Christmas break, the wind OEM M&A bandwagon is rolling again, this time with Siemens and Gamesa said to be on board.
29 January 2016 02:06 GMT
The Paris Agreement that followed COP21 ensured an upbeat end to 2015 for the global clean energy sector, but investment figures hot off the press from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) suggest the rest of the year was pretty good too.
14 January 2016 08:48 GMT
General Electric’s 1GW converter supply deal with Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment (Sewind) — part of its fresh push into the global offshore wind market, following its recent acquisition of Alstom — is also the latest indication that development in China’s nascent offshore sector is steadily gaining momentum.
08 January 2016 09:47 GMT
An all-renewables-powered energy system stretching over Russia and Central Asia would be "achievable and economically viable" by 2030, according to a new study from Finland's Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT).
04 January 2016 10:57 GMT
The fast-emerging floating wind power sector is winning the economic argument over its perception as a high-cost technology, led by the huge resource potential in deepwater water regions around the world, a new industry poll run by Make Consulting and Recharge has found.
14 December 2015 02:23 GMT
Technical, business and policy innovation, allied with a growing understanding of the renewables sector, were among the key drivers of deployment highlighted by energy-industry leaders this week at the Sustainability Innovation Forum 2015 in Paris.
11 December 2015 12:36 GMT
A "meaningful" global carbon price rather than transnational financial support is the best mechanism to achieve emission cuts that would curb the worst impact of climate change, says Mainstream Renewable Power chief executive Eddie O'Connor.
09 December 2015 12:30 GMT
Offshore wind installations will dip next year after ending 2015 with a record 3.6GW of grid connections, and will close in on grid-parity in 2025 with a €83/MWh ($90.4/MWh) levelised cost-of-energy, according to latest research from sector analysts MAKE.
04 December 2015 09:11 GMT
Twenty of the planet’s major nations and some of its richest individuals pledged to mobilise tens of billions of dollars to advance the deployment of clean energy sources, as world leaders gathered in Paris for the COP21 UN climate summit.
30 November 2015 10:05 GMT
Enel Green Power (EGP) is poised to become the third of Europe’s renewable energy specialists to ‘come home’ – and it’s assured of the warmest possible welcome from a utility parent keen to get a handle on the future.
19 November 2015 02:07 GMT
Brazil's transmission bottlenecks returned with a vengeance as a factor in its latest power tender, forcing wind developers to compete more strongly for grid-connection points than for power purchase agreements (PPAs) and pushing the nascent solar industry to more densely-connected regions of the country, where land is more expensive.
16 November 2015 04:57 GMT
Although already near the lowest level in the world, the price of solar PV power in Chile could fall further amid strong competition and contractual rules that allow developers to sell electricity at peak irradiation hours.
11 November 2015 12:20 GMT
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