Vestas is closely tracking the evolution of the energy storage market in North America, and engaging in discussions with key storage developers, to make sure it’s ready when the economics of wind turbines paired with batteries hit a tipping point.
The UK government has announced details of the ‘grace periods’ it will offer onshore wind developers as part of its controversial decision to end support under the Renewables Obligation (RO) mechanism a year early from 1 April 2016.
08 October 2015 04:05 GMT
US developer Progression Energy plans a 400MW floating wind project in the Pacific Ocean off the state of Hawaii, joining a list of companies interested in the concept for western states in federal waters that are too deep for conventional foundation technology.
08 October 2015 02:28 GMT
In an effort to regain investors’ confidence, struggling SunEdison is changing “tactics” to improve performance of its massive renewable energy portfolio, while promising more balance sheet disclosure and transparency.
07 October 2015 03:43 GMT
UK wind leaders have expressed growing dismay at the extent and likely effects of subsidy cuts, warning the government’s lack of future energy planning leaves the country wide open to the ever-greater risk of power shortages.
07 October 2015 08:24 GMT
A committee created by Governor Kate Brown to “identify viable pathways” for Principle Power to secure a revenue contract for its 24MW WindFloat Pacific pilot project off the coast of Oregon held its first meeting on 29 September.
06 October 2015 11:05 GMT
US wind farm operations and maintenance (O&M) contractor UpWind Solutions and Danish-Swiss technology outfit Romo Wind have forged a strategic relationship through which the latter's patented iSpin technology will be sold into the Americas markets.
06 October 2015 06:46 GMT
German development bank KfW unveiled €125m ($140m) of funding for renewable transmission projects in India, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany will back the Asian nation’s clean energy ambitions to the tune of €2bn.
06 October 2015 11:28 GMT
Scotland is roaring ahead of the rest of the UK in onshore wind deployment, says a new report from industry body Renewable UK that also highlights major concerns among its members over the direction British government policy.
06 October 2015 09:04 GMT
Even as Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was preparing a deep cabinet reshuffle last week, mines and energy minister Eduardo Braga was at an event telling power sector leaders that rooftop solar in the country will be the new frontier for energy, showing his confidence that he'd be staying in the government.
05 October 2015 03:51 GMT
Developer Deepwater Wind is busy pursuing power off-take opportunities in southern New England and the greater New York City metropolitan region for its proposed ONE offshore project in federal waters south of Rhode Island-Massachusetts, chief executive Jeff Grybowski tells Recharge.
02 October 2015 07:19 GMT
US Wind this month will submit an application for offshore renewable energy certificates (ORECs) to the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval, a key development step for an initial 250MW project phase in federal waters 12 miles east of Ocean City.
02 October 2015 05:39 GMT
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