Germany's four top utilities said a report by the economics and energy ministry confirms their funds are sufficient for the decommissioning of nuclear power stations in the wake of the country's exit from the technology.
12 October 2015 11:42 GMT
Australia has named former telecoms watchdog Andrew Dyer as its first wind farm commissioner, an appointment the country’s Clean Energy Council said could herald a return to “sensible debate” over the future of the renewable source.
09 October 2015 11:12 GMT
Dominion Resources expects to learn by the end of first quarter 2016 whether the savings it hopes to achieve from a second round of bidding will allow construction to proceed on a two-turbine, 12MW demonstration wind project in federal waters off the coast of Virginia, a spokesman tells Recharge.
09 October 2015 03:01 GMT
Brazil's power regulator Aneel has officially suspended commercial operations of four wind farms controlled by federal power company Eletrosul because the company has not yet replaced turbines knocked down by strong winds at end of 2014.
08 October 2015 08:14 GMT
Vestas is closely tracking the evolution of the energy storage market in North America, and engaging in discussions with key storage developers, to make sure it’s ready when the economics of wind turbines paired with batteries hit a tipping point.
08 October 2015 04:28 GMT
The UK government has announced details of the ‘grace periods’ it will offer onshore wind developers as part of its controversial decision to end support under the Renewables Obligation (RO) mechanism a year early from 1 April 2016.
08 October 2015 04:05 GMT
Germany's renewable energies federation BEE expects a surcharge consumers pay on power bills to finance the expansion of renewables to remain stable or rise slightly next year, among other reasons because of offshore wind farms connected to the grid in 2015.
08 October 2015 12:01 GMT
In an effort to regain investors’ confidence, struggling SunEdison is changing “tactics” to improve performance of its massive renewable energy portfolio, while promising more balance sheet disclosure and transparency.
07 October 2015 03:43 GMT
UK wind leaders have expressed growing dismay at the extent and likely effects of subsidy cuts, warning the government’s lack of future energy planning leaves the country wide open to the ever-greater risk of power shortages.
07 October 2015 08:24 GMT
US wind farm operations and maintenance (O&M) contractor UpWind Solutions and Danish-Swiss technology outfit Romo Wind have forged a strategic relationship through which the latter's patented iSpin technology will be sold into the Americas markets.
06 October 2015 06:46 GMT
To the consternation of the renewables industry, Ontario's government appears inclined to make large-scale energy storage a prerequisite for bringing big wind and solar projects onto the province's oversupplied grid in the future.
06 October 2015 12:44 GMT
German development bank KfW unveiled €125m ($140m) of funding for renewable transmission projects in India, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany will back the Asian nation’s clean energy ambitions to the tune of €2bn.
06 October 2015 11:28 GMT
Scotland is roaring ahead of the rest of the UK in onshore wind deployment, says a new report from industry body Renewable UK that also highlights major concerns among its members over the direction British government policy.
06 October 2015 09:04 GMT
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