As part of its international expansion, Siemens Wind will double the capacity of its Chinese turbine blade factory, chief executive Markus Tacke said during a presentation at its capital market day in Houston seen by Recharge.
30 June 2016 10:20 GMT
The US, Canada and Mexico confirmed a target to collectively source half of their power from clean generation sources by 2025, and committed to supporting cross-border transmission projects that could open big opportunities for North American renewables developers in the years ahead.
29 June 2016 04:41 GMT
The UK offshore wind industry could be left disempowered and disadvantaged by Britain's exit from the EU, with the Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) suggesting the domestic supply chain would be left "less competitive" than its Continental counterparts.
29 June 2016 03:03 GMT
In another blow for Arizona’s solar industry, ABB Group, the world’s fourth largest supplier of PV inverters, is closing its inverter plant in Phoenix, with a loss of nearly 100 jobs, and shifting the production to Europe, according to a local press report.
29 June 2016 02:15 GMT
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) overwhelmingly backed a beefed-up 30% renewables target for 2030 – above the original 27% target agreed by the European Council in late 2014 – as some observers suggested the bloc may pursue a more ambitious climate policy post-Brexit.
29 June 2016 01:17 GMT
Law firm Simmons & Simmons will work with the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) to support the Terrawatt Initiative, an NGO launched at COP21 in Paris to mobilise $1trn in private capital to fund the global solar build-out.
29 June 2016 11:40 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
Business is teed up to deliver up to 60% of the total emissions cuts pledged at COP 21, it was claimed today, as one of the key architects of last year’s Paris Agreement claimed it should see limited impact from the UK’s ‘Brexit’.
28 June 2016 04:05 GMT
China is on track to install 255GW of new wind farms and commission 263GW of capacity through 2025, as the region adjusts its build-out pace after the installation rush over the last two years, according to new figures from MAKE Consulting.
28 June 2016 12:25 GMT
After its decision to leave the European Union, the UK also needs to exit the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) – which would have negative consequences for its plan to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, former German Green Party MP Hans-Josef Fell claims.
27 June 2016 10:11 GMT
The US wind business cheered the multi-year production tax credit extension clinched at the end of 2015, and the gradual step-down of support that came with it. But as mid-year reality sets in, big names in the industry, including Invenergy chief executive Michael Polsky, are wondering whether the PTC phase-out – which begins on 1 January 2017 – will hold much value after all.
23 June 2016 03:31 GMT
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