The final reel will soon roll on GE’s planned €12bn ($13.2bn) purchase of the power assets of Alstom – the epic that opened as summer 2014’s corporate blockbuster but is still running at a financial data screen near you more than a year later.
29 July 2015 12:39 GMT
UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s insistence his Conservatives have provided Britain's “ greenest government ever” will have a particularly hollow ring for the wind and solar sectors after a week in which his ministers seem to have cut back on renewables support wherever they can.
24 July 2015 02:17 GMT
Europe is leading the world in developing its vast offshore wind resource, but building the transmission network to bring power to shore is proving a slow-rolling process, with EU's 28 leaders only signing up earlier this year to a package of policies that include taking "urgent measures" to reach a minimum interconnection target of 10% of total generation capacity by the end of the decade and 15% by 2030.
20 July 2015 01:08 GMT
France – which has yet to install a single turbine off its coastline – nonetheless has great expectations for its floating wind power sector, with no fewer than three pioneering concepts now making their way towards tow-out as the country prepares to launch a tender for the technology.
09 July 2015 10:34 GMT
US President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff committed their countries to sourcing 20% of their electricity from non-hydro renewables by 2030, in a landmark agreement between two big emitters seen as central to global efforts to fight climate change.
30 June 2015 06:28 GMT
The wind farm operations and maintenance (O&M) market is on the cusp of a new major growth phase with leading players expecting the sector to expand rapidly year-on-year through to the end of the decade, according to polling carried out by Recharge and consultancy FTI.
02 June 2015 09:24 GMT
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