Tagged With Renewables
Outlook 2023: Three major trends to drive Europe’s PPA market
17 November 2022
Looking forward to next year, Pexapark explores three trends that will define the continent’s PPA sphere after a year of turmoil
EU doubles Innovation Fund to €3bn
4 November 2022
Special focus on expanding renewables to make the bloc ‘immune to Russian energy blackmail’
EU energy sector CO₂ emissions start to fall
4 November 2022
Decline follows more than 12 months of rising year-on-year figures due to low nuclear output and increasing demand
Blackstone digs deeper on transition
28 October 2022
Private equity division Blackstone Energy Partners is looking to finance critical energy infrastructure assets
Renewables count the cost of rate hikes
27 October 2022
Levelised cost of electricity rises on higher cost of capital but renewables remain highly competitive against fossil fuels
Energy sector carbon emissions to peak in 2025 – IEA
27 October 2022
New policies in the EU, the US and China will cause emissions to peak this decade, the first time this has been forecast in an IEA Steps scenario
Industry frets over EU power revenue caps
25 October 2022
Patchwork approach could damage wholesale markets and discourage investment in renewables, industry groups say
Global carbon emissions set to rise in 2022 – IEA
19 October 2022
World on course for 33.8bn t of CO₂ emissions this year, but major deployments of renewables and EVs have slowed rate of increase
Germany stands firm on nuclear phase-out
19 October 2022
Government plans to end nuclear generation in near term despite move to keep plants operational through this winter in response to energy crisis
Energy crisis will not derail transition – DNV
14 October 2022
Falling cost of renewables and rising carbon prices will outweigh short-term turbulence, risk management firm says in new forecast
Mainstream targets energy major status by 2030
10 October 2022
New ownership positions renewables project developer for transition to long-term asset owner and operator
Renewables still key to Europe’s post-crisis energy mix
5 October 2022
Medium-term strategy should stay focused on expansion of clean energy, say speakers at Energy Intelligence Forum
RWE expands in US with $6.8bn Con Edison deal
3 October 2022
German utility nearly doubles its US renewables portfolio with purchase of US’ second-largest solar operator
Petronas clean energy unit targets rapid expansion
29 September 2022
Gentari sets out strategy for aggressive buildout of renewables and hydrogen capacity
Grid connection queues threaten US renewables goals
28 September 2022
Concerns about pace of expansion as average wait time for renewable power projects seeking grid connections reaches almost four years
UK’s Labour opposition ramps up renewables goals
28 September 2022
Policies would include creation of state-backed national energy champion to drive delivery of 100pc renewables by 2030
UK aims to accelerate clean energy projects
23 September 2022
Government includes projects spanning hydrogen, offshore wind, CCS and nuclear on list of priority infrastructure to be delivered as quickly as possible
EU puts forward measures to reduce power demand
14 September 2022
Proposals also include a temporary revenue cap on operators of renewable, nuclear and lignite power generation
UK aims to decouple renewables from gas
8 September 2022
New prime minister Liz Truss proposes CfDs for existing renewables and nuclear as part of package to tackle energy affordability crisis and provide long-term security of supply
Central Asia taps Saudi funds for renewables push
26 August 2022
Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power makes inroads in Central Asia through investment in renewables and green hydrogen
Power crisis an opportunity for South African renewables
19 August 2022
Accelerating and liberalising solar and wind power procurement is central to the government’s latest pledge to tackle crippling electricity shortages
Developers stay on course for Taiwanese offshore wind
18 August 2022
Despite geopolitical tensions and stringent localisation requirements, companies are gearing up for an upcoming offshore wind development tender
Ratch Group buys Nexif Energy for $605mn
17 August 2022
Thai energy firm acquires portfolio of renewables, gas and battery storage from investment firm Denham Capital and project developer Nexif
RWE raises 2022 renewables spend by 30pc
12 August 2022
German utility targets €5bn investment in renewables but confirms temporary restart of lignite power plants to support winter supply
Ipieca launches industry principles
11 August 2022
Global oil and gas association’s eight principles are grouped around four strategic pillars of climate, nature, people and sustainability
Egypt’s renewables drive shifts focus
3 August 2022
Green hydrogen and distributed solar grab investor attention as country prepares for Cop27 climate talks in November
New US bill to unleash rapid clean energy deployment
29 July 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes long-term tax credits for clean hydrogen and carbon capture
Europe’s energy storage market stalls
28 July 2022
Regulatory barriers and lack of capacity auctions hit growth but RepowerEU seen as supporting market, says Wood Mackenzie
Iberdrola secures €550mn EIB green loan
25 July 2022
Funds will support 1.8GW expansion of onshore wind and solar capacity in Spain
Renewable generation set for 10pc growth in 2022 – IEA
20 July 2022
New capacity is driving up green power production and lowering emissions despite higher coal burn in Europe, IEA says
Irena calls time on role of gas in Europe’s transition
15 July 2022
Deteriorating economics undermine case for gas-fired power plants as a back-up for renewables, agency says
EU Council agrees position on energy targets
28 June 2022
Council sets binding EU-level targets of 40pc for renewables’ share of the energy mix and 36pc for energy efficiency
World must cut 37gt CO₂ by 2050 – Irena
10 June 2022
Agency report identifies key technologies and actions needed to be consistent with 1.5°C pathway
Labor win bodes well for Australia’s renewables sector
7 June 2022
Government will remain under pressure on climate from growing electoral support for ‘teals’ and Greens
Beirut turns to renewables to ease energy crisis
30 May 2022
A far-reaching electricity sector reform plan puts solar and wind at the heart of the government’s energy strategy
TotalEnergies buys 50pc of US renewables developer CEG
25 May 2022
Deal worth around $2.4bn with private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners marks French company’s largest acquisition to date in US renewables sector
EU pushes for 45pc renewables by 2030
18 May 2022
European Commission seeks faster deployment of renewables as part of new €210bn plan to cut dependence on Russian energy imports
Renewables sector loses confidence in EU support scheme
17 May 2022
Rules governing EU Innovation Fund disadvantage renewables sector and must change, industry groups tell European Commission
Pragmatism fuels Iran's renewables ambitions
16 May 2022
Gas and water shortfalls are propelling Tehran to intensify a quest for investment in non-hydro renewable power
Renewables growth to stall without new policies – IEA
11 May 2022
Global capacity growth is accelerating this year but will lose momentum in 2023 unless governments offer more support, agency says
BP stands firm on renewable project returns
3 May 2022
Oil major slashes list of potential projects as new head of low-carbon business reviews investment cases
Turkey’s renewables success fosters ambition
26 April 2022
Offshore wind will be the next frontier as Turkey seeks to maintain the momentum behind its impressive renewables buildout
Equinor lays out transition strategy
19 April 2022
Norwegian company says its planned emissions reductions are consistent with a 1.5°C pathway
Ikea unlocks renewable power purchasing for suppliers
13 April 2022
Home furnishings giant aims for 100pc renewable energy consumption throughout its value chain
Clean energy spending rises following Ukraine crisis
12 April 2022
Government spending on clean energy rises to over $710bn, but countries with limited fiscal means continue to neglect transition in effort to maintain food and fuel affordability
Renewables on high alert for cyber risk
12 April 2022
Two wind turbine manufacturers have faced cyberattacks this year amid heightened risk for the wider energy sector
UK backs nuclear to gain energy independence
7 April 2022
Nation raises offshore wind, solar and nuclear targets as it looks to move away from imported fossil fuels
German government backs massive renewables expansion plan
6 April 2022
Cabinet agrees raft of legal amendments designed to double share of renewables in the energy mix by 2030
War drives ‘small acceleration’ in Europe’s transition
6 April 2022
Share of renewables in Europe’s energy mix rises as the continent turns away from Russian gas imports, DNV modelling shows
Immediate action needed to achieve 1.5°C – IPCC
5 April 2022
Limiting warming to around 1.5°C requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest, but annual figures are still rising
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