In a reversal of earlier plans by energy minister Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's government is preparing to extend an incentive programme for PV storage systems, but in a modified form, according to legislators and the energy ministry.
27 November 2015 11:19 GMT
India needs $110bn of annual energy investment to 2040 – 75% of it in an increasingly renewable but currently inadequate power sector – to keep pace with soaring demand in a nation set to become the world’s most populous, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today.
27 November 2015 10:37 GMT
The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has set a 50% renewable power target for 2030, requiring a doubling of its current capacity, and set in motion both near- and longer-term competitive procurement rounds for new wind farms and other renewables projects.
24 November 2015 07:50 GMT
Renova Energia chief executive Mathias Becker is resigning, and in January will be replaced by Carlos Waack as the Brazilian renewables developer is gearing up for an international expansion after US renewables group SunEdison earlier this year took a 16% stake in it.
24 November 2015 03:18 GMT
Rachel Notley, Alberta’s recently elected premier, delivered a shockwave to the Canadian renewables market, pledging that the province will source 30% of its electricity from renewables by 2030 as it phases out coal-fired generation entirely.
23 November 2015 03:51 GMT
The US Senate has voted to block President Barack Obama’s high-profile plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants less than two weeks before he and other world leaders meet in Paris looking to finalize a legally binding deal to slow global warming.
18 November 2015 05:28 GMT
Mortenson Construction, a leading builder of utility-scale wind and solar projects in North America, has launched into the energy storage market, adding to the growing list of renewables heavyweights diversifying into the storage business.
17 November 2015 08:37 GMT
Companies and investment funds from Europe and the US were the main wind-power winners of Brazil's last renewable energy auction of 2015 held on Friday, which contracted 548.2MW of wind capacity for an average R$203.46/MWh ($53.21/MWh).
16 November 2015 12:46 GMT
Invenergy will supply 125MW of wind power from a project in Texas under long-term contract to insulation, roofing, and fiberglass manufacturer Owens Corning, the latest in a burgeoning number of US deals involving commercial and industrial companies.
13 November 2015 03:42 GMT
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