Throughout its 25-year history, First Solar, the largest US PV manufacturer, has always had plenty of things going for it. The efficiency of its thin-film modules, however, was never one of them. How times have changed.
04 February 2016 03:03 GMT
Norwegian offshore energy giant Statoil has tapped Nexans to deliver the cable system for the pioneering 30MW Buchan Deep project off Scotland, on track to become the world’s first floating wind-power array.
04 February 2016 08:41 GMT
Governments and private investors pledged $20bn for green-energy R&D at the Paris climate summit. But how do politicians, NGOs, investors and the renewables industry ensure that this investment is achieving the COP21 goals?
02 February 2016 04:13 GMT
The European wind-power industry’s Olympian effort to scale up its offshore turbines towards 10MW has driven down the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) to the point where the targeted £100 ($143) per MWh is now squarely in the cross-hairs.
02 February 2016 09:55 GMT
SPI Energy aims to become the “Uber of green energy” by linking retail investors in China with distributed PV projects in need of finance and other clean-energy products, chairman Xiaofeng Peng said in an interview on the day his company listed shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market.
19 January 2016 05:56 GMT
German wind OEM Enercon told Recharge it is “more than confident” of winning an appeal in Spain’s Supreme Court, despite its latest setback in a legal battle with Gamesa over turbine technology intellectual property (IP).
18 January 2016 10:59 GMT
Gamesa has won the latest round of its legal battle with fellow wind OEM Enercon over alleged patent breaches of the latter's ‘Storm Control’ technology, leaving the German company facing having to pay back more than €7.5m ($8.2m) in damages it won earlier.
15 January 2016 02:22 GMT
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