Germany-based Senvion in September will open a research and development centre in Bangalore, India, a move that shows the wind turbine manufacturer is preparing to compete head-on with its former Indian owner – and now rival – Suzlon.
A Marubeni-led consortium has finished mounting a 7MW wind turbine on a three-column semi-submersible floating platform and is ready to tow it to a testing site off the coast of Japan's Fukushima prefecture by 30 June.
22 June 2015 06:02 GMT
French offshore wind start-up Ideol has set the seal on an engineering deal with Japanese industrial conglomerate Hitachi Zosen to design two versions of its floating turbine foundation for installations slated to be in the water by 2017.
17 June 2015 07:55 GMT
The Chinese government is pushing a number of provinces and regions in the northeastern and northwestern parts of the country to use wind-generated electricity to provide heat in the winter months, in a move that could help ease curtailment.
17 June 2015 07:18 GMT
China's energy storage system (ESS) market will quadruple to $8.7bn in the next ten years, driven by a vast demand for electric vehicles and the fast-growing "stationary" facilities sector, according to new research from US analyst Lux.
12 June 2015 01:08 GMT
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has sparked a major political row after apparently confirming that the reduction of the country’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) was based on his dislike of “visually awful” and “noisy” wind farms rather than objective considerations of power economics.
11 June 2015 09:18 GMT
India will switch on a massive 48GW of new wind power in the coming decade as Asia Pacific excluding China (APeC) sets off on a construction spree that is expected to lead to record-setting market expansion in the region, according to research from Make Consulting.
10 June 2015 12:04 GMT
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