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.
Today's announcement of a 1GW firm turbine order from Norwegian utility Statkraft for the Fosen Vind complex was not only fantastic news for manufacturer Vestas. It also shows that onshore wind can be competitive even in one the world's toughest energy markets.
23 February 2016 03:14 GMT
The Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, which would be hugely beneficial to US renewables in the 2020s, saw its chances of survival improve due to the death of conservative US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over the weekend, according to climate policy experts.
16 February 2016 03:41 GMT
EDF Renewable Energy plans to “rebalance” itself towards solar, to take advantage of what it sees as the largest market opportunity for renewables development in the US going forward, chief executive Tristan Grimbert tells Recharge.
11 February 2016 01:22 GMT
08 February 2016 01:33 GMT
It’s early days – one Spanish newspaper report and a brief bulletin to the Madrid stock exchange – but already there’s the sense that after a Christmas break, the wind OEM M&A bandwagon is rolling again, this time with Siemens and Gamesa said to be on board.
29 January 2016 02:06 GMT
General Electric’s 1GW converter supply deal with Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment (Sewind) — part of its fresh push into the global offshore wind market, following its recent acquisition of Alstom — is also the latest indication that development in China’s nascent offshore sector is steadily gaining momentum.
08 January 2016 09:47 GMT
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