Germany's renewable energies federation BEE expects a surcharge consumers pay on power bills to finance the expansion of renewables to remain stable or rise slightly next year, among other reasons because of offshore wind farms connected to the grid in 2015.
08 October 2015 12:01 GMT
In an effort to regain investors’ confidence, struggling SunEdison is changing “tactics” to improve performance of its massive renewable energy portfolio, while promising more balance sheet disclosure and transparency.
07 October 2015 03:43 GMT
To the consternation of the renewables industry, Ontario's government appears inclined to make large-scale energy storage a prerequisite for bringing big wind and solar projects onto the province's oversupplied grid in the future.
06 October 2015 12:44 GMT
German development bank KfW unveiled €125m ($140m) of funding for renewable transmission projects in India, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany will back the Asian nation’s clean energy ambitions to the tune of €2bn.
06 October 2015 11:28 GMT
Even as Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was preparing a deep cabinet reshuffle last week, mines and energy minister Eduardo Braga was at an event telling power sector leaders that rooftop solar in the country will be the new frontier for energy, showing his confidence that he'd be staying in the government.
05 October 2015 03:51 GMT
Renewables will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its annual market report.
02 October 2015 07:36 GMT
Chile plans to get 70% of its power generation from renewable energy sources by 2050 – up from 10% today – led by wind and solar, which will have installed capacities of more than 20GW each under a newly-published roadmap.
01 October 2015 03:44 GMT
Jeb Bush, still seen as a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination despite flagging poll numbers, fleshed out his plan for the US energy sector on Tuesday, saying the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan must be “stopped in its tracks”.
30 September 2015 01:01 GMT
Brazil will have to invest heavily in the development of renewable technology to reach its goal to supply 23% from non-hydroelectric sources by 2030, said local commentators who nevertheless declared the target feasible and welcomed the ambition it represents.
29 September 2015 07:43 GMT
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