Shunfeng International Clean Energy, the Changzhou-based owner of Suntech, has finished its flurry of acquisitions, and hopes to begin spinning off some of its myriad businesses in early 2017, its chief executive tells Recharge.
16 September 2015 09:47 GMT
14 September 2015 01:23 GMT
The impending addition of Alstom's energy assets to the GE empire includes offshore wind, thanks largely to the French company's fledgling operation in the sector that is slated for incorporation into a joint venture between the two.
11 September 2015 08:43 GMT
The merger of the onshore wind turbine businesses in Brazil of France's Alstom and the US's GE will have to adapt to different technical and industrial strategies, as the South American nation’s market matures from being price-driven to one focused on O&M and turbine efficiency.
09 September 2015 03:57 GMT
Wind has rather been at the margins of the drawn-out offer by GE for the power assets of Alstom, which leaped its biggest hurdle today when the European Commission finally gave its blessing to the €12bn ($13.4bn) acquisition.
08 September 2015 03:31 GMT
As more and more downbeat news emerges from Yingli, the outlook for the debt-ridden Chinese PV giant has become increasingly alarming — and the dark clouds hanging over it could not have formed at a more inopportune time.
02 September 2015 01:24 GMT
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has produced new figures showing how the world’s top economies are still paying trillions in fossil fuel subsidies - much higher than previously believed - while some are slashing renewables support.
04 August 2015 11:32 GMT
The US Clean Power Plan, unveiled Monday by President Barack Obama, will tilt the competitive landscape strongly in favour of renewables. It will not, however, relieve the gaping short-term uncertainties faced by the US wind and solar sectors.
03 August 2015 10:03 GMT
The final reel will soon roll on GE’s planned €12bn ($13.2bn) purchase of the power assets of Alstom – the epic that opened as summer 2014’s corporate blockbuster but is still running at a financial data screen near you more than a year later.
29 July 2015 12:39 GMT
The gunboats flanking the lone ferry cruising to the waters off Block Island said it all: Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island-based developer behind America's first offshore wind farm, has some important friends.
28 July 2015 08:53 GMT
UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s insistence his Conservatives have provided Britain's “ greenest government ever” will have a particularly hollow ring for the wind and solar sectors after a week in which his ministers seem to have cut back on renewables support wherever they can.
24 July 2015 02:17 GMT
Europe is leading the world in developing its vast offshore wind resource, but building the transmission network to bring power to shore is proving a slow-rolling process, with EU's 28 leaders only signing up earlier this year to a package of policies that include taking "urgent measures" to reach a minimum interconnection target of 10% of total generation capacity by the end of the decade and 15% by 2030.
20 July 2015 01:08 GMT
SunPower's investment in China is gaining steam, an executive tells Recharge, with the Silicon Valley company advancing local joint ventures through which it expects to build "gigawatts" of capacity, some of it alongside Apple.
17 July 2015 09:54 GMT
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