The Danish government and other shareholders of Dong Energy are likely to make a decision during the second half of 2015 on how to proceed with plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of the utility, Denmark's finance ministry said.
27 April 2015 12:49 GMT
Bids submitted under Germany's first 150MW pilot tender for ground-based PV arrays came in at between €90 and €100/MWh ($97.5-$108.4/MWh), Rainer Baake, state secretary at the energy ministry in Berlin told an event organised by Germany's engineering federation VDMA last week
27 April 2015 11:40 GMT
Proposals by energy minister Sigmar Gabriel to introduce a levy on heavy-polluting fossil power plants are increasingly dividing German society, with municipal utilities explicitly backing the plan, while large utilities and unions gear up for mass protests and political parties are split over the issue.
24 April 2015 01:14 GMT
Danish utility Dong's decision to go ahead with development of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project off the UK is the first time an offshore wind farm has been green-lighted based on readings collected by floating lidar, according to the technology's supplier, FLiDAR.
24 April 2015 09:20 GMT
German developer Wpd is set to be hit hard by a decision by the country's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency BSH to halt new licensing of far-offshore wind, with the measure affecting several of its North Sea projects.
22 April 2015 02:27 GMT
Spain's government has put forward a plan for a 500MW wind power tender that was immediately criticised by Spanish wind industry association AEE as insufficient, both in terms of volume and the expected level of support offered to a sector that has been becalmed for more than two years.
22 April 2015 10:01 GMT
German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon has brought a legal dispute regarding its former Indian subsidiary to an international arbitration court in London, and is calling on India to improve investor security, managing director Hans-Dieter Kettwig said.
17 April 2015 12:26 GMT
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