The US looks like “the land of opportunity” for Italian renewables developer Enel Green Power (EGP) following its recent tie-up with GE, which will give it access to more capital and new US geographies, chief executive Francesco Venturini tells Recharge.
05 May 2015 09:32 GMT
After more than six years of study, US federal agencies have completed their final environmental analysis for TransWest Express, a $3bn direct-current transmission line that would transport low-cost Wyoming wind energy to Arizona, California and Nevada.
01 May 2015 04:14 GMT
Governor Jerry Brown has issued an executive order to establish a target to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, a move he calls the most aggressive benchmark enacted by any government in North America.
30 April 2015 08:46 GMT
Brazil's federal government will take on environmental licensing procedures for all future offshore and coastal wind power developments, as well as strategic grid-connection projects, in a bid to clear up a legal limbo that has delayed expansion of the country's infrastructure.
28 April 2015 03:40 GMT
Brazil contracted just three wind projects with a combined capacity of 90MW at an average price of R$177.47/MWh ($60.5/MWh) following today's alternative power sources auction – the lowest amount contracted since the tenders started in 2009.
27 April 2015 02:48 GMT
Brazil's first power auction of 2015, to be held on Monday (27 April), will be marked by strategic jostling as existing players try to consolidate their position in the 2GW-a-year market in the face of new entrants – and the return of old investors – amid higher prices and a maturing industry.
24 April 2015 02:40 GMT
Argentinian power-equipment group Impsa is hunting a new majority-owner for its Brazilian subsidiary Wind Power Energy (WPE) to underpin restructuring of R$3.2bn ($1.1bn) of debts and stay afloat in the country's fast-growing wind market, Recharge has learned.
24 April 2015 12:25 GMT
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