The sun-drenched islands of Hawaii could soon become a global hot spot for floating wind power after Danish developer Alpha Wind Energy (AWE) revealed bold plans to build a multi-hundred-megawatt project in state waters as early as 2020
07 May 2015 10:27 GMT
Since it was first lit up in 1875, the Southeast Lighthouse has always had an enviable view of the enchanting, shipwreck-prone waters off the coast of Block Island. But its vista is about to get even more interesting.
07 May 2015 10:17 GMT
The US looks like “the land of opportunity” for Italian renewables developer Enel Green Power (EGP) following its recent tie-up with GE, which will give it access to more capital and new US geographies, chief executive Francesco Venturini tells Recharge.
05 May 2015 09:32 GMT
Argentinian power-equipment group Impsa is hunting a new majority-owner for its Brazilian subsidiary Wind Power Energy (WPE) to underpin restructuring of R$3.2bn ($1.1bn) of debts and stay afloat in the country's fast-growing wind market, Recharge has learned.
24 April 2015 12:25 GMT
For some supporters of wind energy, the very idea of a floating turbine being used to help bring out oil from offshore fields may seem like arming the enemy — putting off the day when clean energy finally takes over from fossil fuels.
06 March 2015 08:43 GMT
Lorry Wagner never hesitated. To get America’s first freshwater offshore wind farm afloat, the president of the Lake Erie Economic Development Corporation (LEEDCo) turned to Europe for help with critical engineering and technical expertise, and financing.
05 March 2015 03:41 GMT
Amid the desolate, empty vastness of Abu Dhabi’s windswept Al Gharbia region, surrounded by rolling, whitish-orange sand dunes, lies an oddly beautiful conglomeration of pipes, generators, industrial fans and parabolic troughs laid out in rows with mathematical precision.
05 March 2015 08:47 GMT
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