If the exhaustion among top wind industry executives and trade association leaders that left Hamburg at the end of last week is a sign, then combining the world’s largest wind power show WindEnergy Hamburg with WindEurope’s summit last week was a tremendous success.
06 October 2016 04:28 GMT
While the US administration of Jimmy Carter can rightly claim the invention of the feed-in tariff, it was Germany’s 1990 “feed-in law” that provided the initial impetus to the large-scale development of wind and solar technologies.
28 September 2016 07:00 GMT
26 September 2016 10:07 GMT
The US solar market is on a decade-long hot streak, and yet many of the best-known American solar companies are struggling to turn a profit. And that deeply conflicted picture may not change any time soon.
22 September 2016 12:24 GMT
Given that energy is the essential bedrock of a healthy economy, it is both frustrating and bewildering to watch a protracted national debate like the one accompanying the Brexit referendum and see how little time and attention has been allotted to energy policy.
09 September 2016 08:47 GMT
This week’s decision to award planning permission for the 1.8GW Hornsea Project Two development in the North Sea is a vital signal from the UK government, showing at last the beginnings of an industrial strategy based around low-carbon technology.
17 August 2016 01:10 GMT
The European offshore wind market saw a dip in grid-connections in the first half of 2016. After a record-year in 2015 with 3.3GW of new capacity feeding into the grids, a modest 525MW was connected in the first six months of 2016.
09 August 2016 09:25 GMT
Back in 2014 the European Commission brought forward a new set of state aid guidance for its Member States, relating to the best way to support the development and installation of renewable energy into the European grid.
04 August 2016 11:31 GMT
The dust is settling on an extraordinary series of events. The UK has decided to quit a club it had fought to join since the 1960s with the aim of stimulating economic growth to match that of Germany and France.
29 June 2016 10:18 GMT
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