UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s final approval for the £18bn ($23.8bn) Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in southwest England was slammed by critics as being "a lousy deal" – while the International Energy Agency (IEA) questioned nuclear's ability to match renewables' cost reduction pathway.
The first projects announced as winners in France's pioneering round of floating wind tenders see the welcome arrival of two new names in the fast-emerging sector – turbine-maker Senvion and developer China General Nuclear (CGN).
25 July 2016 02:50 GMT
After a five-year soap opera starring a US billionaire – and maybe soon its next President – and a cast of Scottish politicians and judges, finally it looks like an offshore wind farm could actually get built.
21 July 2016 11:36 GMT
The announcement from Vestas came as a result of “information in the market” but – on a day that the impending merger between its rivals Gamesa and Siemens looked set to dominate the headlines – the Danish group’s revelation that it’s in line for a 2GW deal in the US was a great way to say “don’t forget who’s boss around here”.
17 June 2016 11:25 GMT
Presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton continues to win endorsements from leading US green groups who fear Republican Donald Trump would scrap the Obama administration’s climate and renewable energy policies.
13 June 2016 07:02 GMT
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