Amid the desolate, empty vastness of Abu Dhabi’s windswept Al Gharbia region, surrounded by rolling, whitish-orange sand dunes, lies an oddly beautiful conglomeration of pipes, generators, industrial fans and parabolic troughs laid out in rows with mathematical precision.
The shock announcement in December that E.ON, one of Europe’s most polluting utilities, will convert itself into a renewables business has raised many questions about how the new entity will operate, and whether it will have the cash to succeed
03 March 2015 09:05 GMT
This year's start of operations of the first 50MW at the Corredor Senandes complex in southern Brazil marked the debut of Odebrecht Energia in the wind sector, as it plans development of a wind portfolio of over 300MW as well as keeping an eye on opportunities in solar.
20 February 2015 05:02 GMT
As part of Latvia's debut presidency of the EU, an Energy Union conference was held in Riga earlier this month. The European Commission used the event to launch a route-map towards the ambitious policy goal, naming it the 'Riga Process'.
18 February 2015 03:44 GMT
January — named after the two-faced Roman god who looked back over the year past and cast forward to the year ahead — offered a reflection of the contrasting fortunes of the old and new guards as the global energy transition continued to take shape early in 2015.
03 February 2015 09:51 GMT
If the biggest story from the global PV industry over the past five years was the rise of the Chinese manufacturer, the biggest story of the next half-decade may well be those companies’ transformation into major international project developers — and the enormous implications that could have for the global renewables industry.
03 February 2015 09:17 GMT
With Brazil's economy, and in particular its power sector, both facing big changes after last year’s national elections, only one thing seems certain three weeks into 2015 – consumer power prices will rise after the government decided to halt some subsidies.
26 January 2015 05:57 GMT
SunEdison's fountain of announcements this week in India – including plans to build 5GW of renewables capacity in the state of Karnataka over the next half-decade – speaks volumes about the future of renewables in emerging economies.
15 January 2015 12:56 GMT
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