Saudi Arabia’s recently announced renewables target of 9.5GW by 2030 is a bold declaration of intent that could accelerate solar and wind development throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, industry players say.
29 April 2016 08:32 GMT
Quarrels about the future of Germany's Renewable Energies Act (EEG) are a good thing as they show that there are many economic interests linked to it, energy minister Sigmar Gabriel said at a reception of the renewables federation BEE in Berlin.
19 April 2016 11:26 GMT
The Norwegian government after 2021 plans to phase out the green certificate system it operates jointly with Sweden for the support of renewable energy and move to a more market-based policy, in a move that was immediately criticised by the wind industry.
18 April 2016 10:56 GMT
A European Commission inquiry into the working of electricity market capacity mechanisms has shown there are significant shortcomings among many member states when assessing whether they are necessary and being targeted cost-effectively.
15 April 2016 11:28 GMT
Iran has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Italy for the construction of 500MW of renewable energy projects, in a further show of steadily developing bilateral relations since the lifting of international sanctions against Tehran earlier this year.
13 April 2016 12:49 GMT
The price for support to be paid for winning bids in Germany's latest round of pilot PV tenders has fallen again as the federal grid agency BNetzA awarded support for a total of 128MW of solar capacity, this time including projects on agricultural land.
11 April 2016 11:47 GMT
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