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Siemens Energy offers €4bn for SGRE takeover
23 May 2022
The German technology firm plans to take struggling wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa into full ownership
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
Norway ramps up offshore wind targets
12 May 2022
Country’s green power exports to rise as government targets 30GW of offshore wind capacity by 2040
Orsted to trial offshore wind-to-reef initiative in Taiwan
11 May 2022
Reefing offshore installations could improve ocean biodiversity but faces regulatory obstacles in the US and Europe
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
Europe can accelerate offshore wind deployment – Orsted
29 April 2022
Existing targets can be exceeded if governments streamline consent process and stop trying to monetise development rights, says Danish energy company
US advances offshore wind on both coasts
28 April 2022
Boem will open calls for information on a combined 5.1mn acres along the east coast and offshore the state of Oregon
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
Oil windfall funds UAE’s global greenery
22 April 2022
Burgeoning international renewables investment from Abu Dhabi serves both revenue diversification and foreign policy ends
SSE buys Siemens Gamesa renewables portfolio
21 April 2022
UK-based company secures foothold in southern Europe with $630mn deal
Gulf renewables drive stalls
19 April 2022
The region’s efforts to build up its clean power capacity have foundered on rising costs and project delays
GE installs first French offshore wind turbine
14 April 2022
France’s first commercial offshore wind turbine has been installed at the Saint-Nazaire project
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
Asian nations must avoid gas infrastructure – Carbon Tracker
11 April 2022
Vietnam, South Korea and Japan must invest now in transitioning their power infrastructure away from natural gas to reach net zero by 2050, says think tank
UK pledges to streamline offshore wind approvals
7 April 2022
Government aims for one-year approval process as it ramps up offshore wind targets as part of energy security strategy
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
Wind turbine O&M a bright spot for struggling manufacturers
1 April 2022
Turbine makers see margins in excess of 20pc from operations and maintenance, but these could dwindle with ageing assets and expansion into multibrand servicing
BP partners with Marubeni for Japanese offshore wind push
23 March 2022
The major will establish a local offshore wind development team in Tokyo
Shell seeks licences for 17GW of Brazilian offshore wind
21 March 2022
Oil major files applications for projects in six states with potential to triple size of portfolio
French offshore wind pact calls for $44bn investment
17 March 2022
Government and industry agree to target 18GW of operating capacity by 2035 as new Mediterranean floating project tender goes live
South Africa’s cities seize renewables initiative
10 March 2022
Municipalities are resorting to direct procurement as the government fails to narrow the generation gap
Shell warns of renewables cost inflation
3 March 2022
Company closely monitoring rising costs of wind turbines and batteries, CEO Ben van Beurden says
TotalEnergies aims to develop US offshore wind on both coasts
2 March 2022
Following a successful bid in a New York auction, the major has bought bidding partner EnBW’s North American portfolio
Alberta renewables market seeing strong growth
23 February 2022
Government support and an active carbon market help drive wind and solar investment in Canada’s most deregulated power sector
RWE and Tata to explore Indian offshore wind
22 February 2022
Companies agree to work together to identify potential projects in untapped market as government works on regulation for first auctions
Energy price volatility reshapes PPA market – Pexapark
14 February 2022
Volatility challenges long-term PPA models, while corporate market grows with rise of mega-buyers such as Amazon
Equinor steps up emission reduction goals
10 February 2022
Norwegian energy group targets faster cuts in group-wide scope one and two emissions
Italy launches 3.35GW renewables tender
1 February 2022
The country has opened an auction for new wind, hydro and solar capacity
Offshore wind losses blow Saipem off course
1 February 2022
Engineering and construction company in talks with banks and major shareholders over financing package after loss equal to more than a third of equity
Brazil sets regulatory framework for offshore wind
28 January 2022
New decree clarifies regulatory authorities and requirements, as developers gear up for first projects
Turbine manufacturers post major losses
26 January 2022
GE and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have announced multimillion-dollar losses over 2021 and the past quarter, while Vestas posts cautious 2022 guidance
US renewables sector faces near-term challenges
26 January 2022
Supply-chain issues and rising costs present short-term difficulties for sector poised for rapid growth
Enel grows renewables fleet by 65pc
26 January 2022
Company sets new benchmark for industry as it shrugs off impact of pandemic, Enel Green Power CEO says
Orsted aims for wind turbine circular economy
25 January 2022
Danish developer enters partnerships to decarbonise steel production and offshore vessel support
New York’s first offshore windfarm to begin construction
21 January 2022
Orsted and Eversource project secures final regulatory approval from Boem following environmental review
BP partners with Oman on renewables and hydrogen
18 January 2022
Oil major plans to undertake wind and solar data assessment for multi-gigawatt energy hubs
Oil majors secure Scottish offshore wind rights
18 January 2022
BP, Shell and TotalEnergies buy options to develop large-scale fixed and floating projects offered in Scotwind tender round
Acwa breaks ground on Azerbaijani windfarm
14 January 2022
The project is the first and largest foreign investment in Azerbaijan’s renewables sector
Pattern Energy completes largest single-phase wind project in US
7 January 2022
The 1.05GW Western Spirit Wind will provide power to New Mexico and California
RWE and Northland partner on 1.3GW German offshore wind cluster
6 January 2022
The companies aim to complete Nordsee 2 and 3 and Delta Nordsee windfarms between 2026 and 2028
Tunisia kickstarts stalled renewables sector
5 January 2022
New government appears committed to clearing the legal, financial and practical obstacles facing prospective foreign developers
France consults on 1.5GW windfarm off Normandy
5 January 2022
Government aims to accelerate offshore wind deployment as part of push for net zero by 2050
Mitsubishi sweeps board in Japanese offshore wind auction
5 January 2022
All three projects awarded in country’s first large-scale tender will be developed by consortiums led by Mitsubishi
Eni and CIP partner for Polish offshore wind
15 December 2021
The two firms expand existing French partnership with an eye to bidding in upcoming CfD auctions
UK launches its biggest renewables CfD auction
14 December 2021
Bulk of funds earmarked for offshore wind but solar, tidal and geothermal projects also invited to bid
Red tape slows Southeast Asia’s renewables growth
9 December 2021
Pace of deployment to leave Indonesia and the Philippines heavily reliant on coal through end of decade, analysts say
RWE in €15bn German renewables push
7 December 2021
Investment in local wind and solar projects comes as new German coalition government targets 80pc renewables by 2030
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