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.
If one were to concoct an announcement aimed at lifting the spirits of the nascent US offshore wind market, it may well go something like this: Dong, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, is officially in the game.
07 April 2015 04:18 GMT
Brazil's wind sector continues to offer unprecedented growth, guaranteeing double-digit long-term returns for investors in renewables, and attracting foreign players as the government keeps faith with the industry amid wider economic uncertainty.
02 April 2015 03:39 GMT
Brazil accounted for 66% of the 3.75GW rise in new wind capacity in 2014 in Latin America and the Caribbean, leading a surge in regional development as policies and projects implemented in the past five years are maturing.
10 February 2015 11:43 GMT
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.
15 January 2015 12:56 GMT
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
To protect your subscription investment, we've instituted a security system to protect against the electronic redistribution of copyrighted Rechargenews content. Read more