Siemens’s onshore wind chief executive in the Americas Jacob Andersen is urging caution amid widespread speculation in the industry over whether the US Congress will renew the federal production tax credit (PTC), which expired at the end of last year.
A Chilean regional environmental court has cleared the construction of the 36MW Negrete wind farm, rejecting arguments by local indigenous group Coyan Mapu that the project would violate ancestral and community rights.
21 May 2015 04:21 GMT
NextEra Energy, the largest US solar and wind power generator, has identified non-utility buyers of renewable energy as a “big piece of our business over the next three to five years,” says Mike O’Sullivan, senior vice president of development.
20 May 2015 06:25 GMT
The Brazilian and Chinese governments have signed a $50bn infrastructure investment pact that includes commercial deals and transfer of know-how in renewable energy, boosting China’s activity in the solar and wind power sectors in Brazil.
20 May 2015 11:33 GMT
Seven US senators – all Democrats – have introduced a bill that would create a national renewable electricity standard (RES) that would require electric utilities to generate 30% of their power from solar, wind and other clean energy sources by 2030.
13 May 2015 06:02 GMT
An unexpected outright election victory for the UK Conservative Party has raised big questions over the future direction of British renewable energy policy – and particularly the fate of government support for new onshore wind.
08 May 2015 08:11 GMT
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