The first projects announced as winners in France's pioneering round of floating wind tenders see the welcome arrival of two new names in the fast-emerging sector – turbine-maker Senvion and developer China General Nuclear (CGN).
After a five-year soap opera starring a US billionaire – and maybe soon its next President – and a cast of Scottish politicians and judges, finally it looks like an offshore wind farm could actually get built.
21 July 2016 11:36 GMT
The announcement from Vestas came as a result of “information in the market” but – on a day that the impending merger between its rivals Gamesa and Siemens looked set to dominate the headlines – the Danish group’s revelation that it’s in line for a 2GW deal in the US was a great way to say “don’t forget who’s boss around here”.
17 June 2016 11:25 GMT
Presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton continues to win endorsements from leading US green groups who fear Republican Donald Trump would scrap the Obama administration’s climate and renewable energy policies.
13 June 2016 07:02 GMT
As Denmark's government faces warnings over its international reputation as a renewables investment destination, developers told Recharge they are dismayed by policy changes that could see an offshore wind tender pulled at the last minute.
23 May 2016 11:02 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
Oil and gas are on the way to being yesterday’s fuels as far as Dong Energy is concerned, but the company’s future is still all about exploration and production – only now the hunt is on for new offshore wind resources to tap into.
27 April 2016 12:25 GMT
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