As it nears the end of its landmark renewables agreement in Ontario, Samsung Renewable Energy is considering expanding its development activities into the Canadian province of Alberta, the company tells Recharge.
08 February 2016 09:09 GMT
Samsung Renewable Energy secured finance and finalised the equipment contracts for its 60MW Southgate solar project in Ontario, as it moves into the home stretch of the massive renewables deal it struck with the Canadian province more than five years ago.
04 February 2016 03:38 GMT
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
US developers placed 16.485GW of new generation capacity in service in 2015 with wind the largest single source with 48.39%, followed by natural gas (36%) and solar (12.39%), according to data released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
03 February 2016 10:28 GMT
Developers put forward more than 2GW of potential renewables capacity in Maine this week as part of a bidding process underway in New England, including more than 750MW of wind from SunEdison and more than 650MW of wind, solar and battery storage from NextEra.
02 February 2016 11:00 GMT
After hitting a record $42.4bn in 2015, global issuance of green bonds could blow past the $50bn mark in 2016, as they gain steam in key renewables markets in developing economies like China and India, Moody’s Investors Service says.
02 February 2016 05:20 GMT
Led by the utility-scale market, US solar installations will surge 60% this year to reach a record 15GW, with further growth expected in years ahead thanks to the five-year extension of the solar investment tax credit (ITC), according to IHS.
02 February 2016 03:18 GMT
Mexico is set to become a major player in the global renewables industry following the conclusion of its three-year energy reform in December, which has removed the state’s near monopoly on power production, embraced foreign investment and set ambitious long-term green-energy targets.
02 February 2016 02:05 GMT
Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of US utility giant Southern Company, indicated it will continue its steady if unspectacular push into renewables, asking state regulators to sign off on another 525MW of renewables investments over the coming years.
01 February 2016 03:43 GMT
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