A handful of companies have started to offer monitoring and risk-assessment services in China to facilitate financing for utility-scale and distributed-generation (DG) solar projects, by providing the transparency that the country’s largest financial institutions desperately need.
Some 30,000 employees and executives at 200 locations across Germany today staged a protest against government proposals for a reform of the Renewable Energies Act (EEG) that they fear will slow down the development of wind energy and threaten the country's export successes.
25 May 2016 01:31 GMT
Brazil's interim cabinet members are signaling continued focus on renewables and its emissions-reduction targets, after a week in office since President Dilma Rousseff was temporarily suspended for the Senate to decide whether to impeach her.
20 May 2016 03:09 GMT
Hawaii obtained 23.4% of its electrical power from renewables in 2015, more than double 9.5% at the start of this decade, as it aims for 100% by 2045 largely with solar and wind – the most ambitious mandate among the 50 US states.
19 May 2016 05:46 GMT
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe sparked anger and confusion in South Africa’s renewables sector by claiming that renewable energy projects have “failed” to provide the state utility with the support it needs during times of peak energy demand.
19 May 2016 01:24 GMT
Renewable energy in the US will experience “substantial” growth through 2040 as a percentage of total electricity generation, regardless of implementation of the federal Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Department of Energy projects in its Annual Energy Outlook 2016.
17 May 2016 06:45 GMT
Brazil’s new interim energy minister Fernando Coelho Filho has signaled that policies to support the expansion of wind and solar will continue – including through the country’s programme of tenders – Recharge was told.
17 May 2016 02:00 GMT
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