A US district court has set 5 December for proceedings involving a 2013 federal indictment charging Sinovel and three individuals with stealing trade secrets from wind technology company AMSC, the American firm says.
Principle Power is “evaluating options” whether to pursue a 16-24MW pilot floating wind project off the coast of Oregon after a committee convened by the US state's governor found forecast cost of electricity a “prohibitive barrier” to mandate utilities there to buy it.
08 February 2016 12:13 GMT
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
For the second year running, Broadwind Energy, the US maker of wind turbine towers, has warned investors that its revenue and losses in the fourth quarter looked substantially worse than its previous guidance, once again blaming production problems at its Texas facility.
05 February 2016 02:28 GMT
All is not well in Brazil. The economy has shrunk dramatically amid an ongoing political scandal, unemployment has soared, inflation has shot up, while the local currency, the real, has lost 35% of its value in the past 12 months.
05 February 2016 02:04 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
Governments and private investors pledged $20bn for green-energy R&D at the Paris climate summit. But how do politicians, NGOs, investors and the renewables industry ensure that this investment is achieving the COP21 goals?
02 February 2016 04:13 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
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