Dong Energy continues to see a planned £450m ($648m) support hub on the Humber Estuary as “an important facility” for Britain’s burgeoning offshore wind sector and is making progress on talks over local turbine-tower supply, said UK energy minister Andrea Leadsom.
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
A US district court has set 5 December for proceedings involving a 2013 federal indictment charging Sinovel and three individuals with stealing trade secrets from wind technology company AMSC, the American firm says.
09 February 2016 09:59 GMT
The French government by the end of February plans to publish a new draft of its multi annual energy plan (PPE) that foresees a substantial build-up of onshore and offshore wind, environment minister Ségolène Royal said at a recent energy meeting, according to wind industry body France Énergie Éolienne (FEE).
09 February 2016 06:58 GMT
Specialist finance house Aurium Capital Markets is aiming to raise up to £500m ($720m) for investment in UK renewables, which it believes will become more attractive as the country closes all its coal-fired power stations within the next decade.
08 February 2016 03:01 GMT
Principle Power is “evaluating options” whether to pursue a 16-24MW pilot floating wind project off the coast of Oregon after a committee convened by the US state's governor found forecast cost of electricity a “prohibitive barrier” to mandate utilities there to buy it.
08 February 2016 12:13 GMT
All is not well in Brazil. The economy has shrunk dramatically amid an ongoing political scandal, unemployment has soared, inflation has shot up, while the local currency, the real, has lost 35% of its value in the past 12 months.
05 February 2016 02:04 GMT
US developers placed 16.485GW of new generation capacity in service in 2015 with wind the largest single source with 48.39%, followed by natural gas (36%) and solar (12.39%), according to data released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
03 February 2016 10:28 GMT
Curtailment of wind power in China rose to a national average of 15% in 2015, as cumulative installed capacity hit roughly 129GW on 32.97GW of new annual installations, according to statistics from the National Energy Administration.
03 February 2016 08:34 GMT
Developers put forward more than 2GW of potential renewables capacity in Maine this week as part of a bidding process underway in New England, including more than 750MW of wind from SunEdison and more than 650MW of wind, solar and battery storage from NextEra.
02 February 2016 11:00 GMT
After hitting a record $42.4bn in 2015, global issuance of green bonds could blow past the $50bn mark in 2016, as they gain steam in key renewables markets in developing economies like China and India, Moody’s Investors Service says.
02 February 2016 05:20 GMT
Mexico is set to become a major player in the global renewables industry following the conclusion of its three-year energy reform in December, which has removed the state’s near monopoly on power production, embraced foreign investment and set ambitious long-term green-energy targets.
02 February 2016 02:05 GMT
Europe had a record year for offshore wind installations in 2015 with 3.02GW of new capacity grid connected, with growth primarily driven by Germany's 2.28GW of additions, according to European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) annual statistics.
02 February 2016 08:25 GMT
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