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.
RWE's investment in its Innogy renewables unit has been on shifting sands for a while now, and this week's announcement of its plans out to 2017 was just the latest to confirm that money will be tight compared to the spending of the last few years.
14 January 2015 09:11 GMT
The coming unveiling by turbine maker Enercon of a 4.2MW "bread and butter" design is on-message with the industry's movement toward upscaled onshore machines, but also points to another game-changing trend – modular blades.
12 January 2015 03:45 GMT
When Japan’s richest man, Masayoshi Son, met evacuees in Fukushima prefecture in the days after the nuclear disaster in March 2011, he was so moved that he donated ¥10bn ($125m) to relief organisations and pledged all his future salary from his SoftBank Corporation to orphaned children in the region.
03 October 2014 11:39 GMT
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