Interest in SunEdison’s controlling stake in yieldco TerraForm Power is heating up, with US hedge fund D.E. Shaw and a unit of China’s Golden Concord (GCL) reportedly considering bids, adding to a list of would-be buyers that already includes Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management and Appaloosa Management.
The western Japanese municipality of Kitakyushu has unveiled plans to auction off wind projects to developers in the city’s port, in response to recent legislative amendments that will facilitate the installation of turbines in coastal waters throughout the archipelago.
19 August 2016 08:09 GMT
The largest global wind power asset owners continued to expand their collective grid-connected capacity last year but lost market share, according to a new report that underscores the ongoing diversification of the sector.
10 August 2016 12:29 GMT
Global renewables investment in the second quarter climbed 12% from Q1, but slowdowns in many major markets resulted in a 23% year-on-year drop to $116.4bn for the first half, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) reports.
15 July 2016 10:58 GMT
The global wind industry has become accustomed to seeing China’s energy giants on the march westwards – Three Gorges and State Grid to name but two – so yesterday’s announcement by France’s EDF that it will take the opposite route sparked particular interest.
13 July 2016 12:31 GMT
The US is the world’s most attractive wind market, while Vestas, a Siemens-owned Gamesa and transmission specialist China High Speed are all well-placed to thrive in a changing energy world, said global investment giant Macquarie in its latest forecast for the sector.
13 July 2016 10:02 GMT
The UK onshore fleet of Infinis Energy is the latest overseas wind asset to attract the attention of a potential Chinese buyer, according to reports that say power-producer Huadian has been lined up as preferred bidder for the portfolio.
08 July 2016 12:40 GMT
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