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).
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
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe sparked anger and confusion in South Africa’s renewables sector by claiming that renewable energy projects have “failed” to provide the state utility with the support it needs during times of peak energy demand.
19 May 2016 01:24 GMT
Renewable energy in the US will experience “substantial” growth through 2040 as a percentage of total electricity generation, regardless of implementation of the federal Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Department of Energy projects in its Annual Energy Outlook 2016.
17 May 2016 06:45 GMT
Larger, smarter wind turbines and next-generation solar power materials will among the main drivers behind a "perfect storm" of technology development expected to speed the global energy transition in the coming decade, according to new research from DNV GL.
05 May 2016 08:55 GMT
Siemens said it has responded to health and safety concerns raised over the weekend by a Danish broadcaster about alleged past wrongdoings at its blade manufacturing in the country, and said it worked with the relevant authorities to address those.
02 May 2016 01:39 GMT
European wind O&M market growth will continue to outpace new-build installations as developers sweat existing assets, but spending on wind farm upkeep is expected to slow slightly in the next two years, according to a survey by Recharge and MAKE Consulting.
29 April 2016 06:39 GMT
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