August 1st, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
The Portuguese energy secretariat has secured 1.15 GW of solar development at an average cost of €20.33 ($22.53 per megawatt-hour), representing an investment of about €800 million or $887 million.
One of the bids was made at €14.76/MWh ($16.44/MWh), which was declared a new world record for low solar bidding, according to Portugal's Journal Económico
June 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of some of the world's largest corporations, including Amazon, Google, IKEA, and Microsoft, have backed an industry call for the European Union to eradicate the barriers to corporate renewable energy sourcing and Power Purchase Agreements, or PPAs
February 12th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Offshore wind manufacturing giant MHI Vestas has been selected as preferred supplier by Spanish electric utility Iberdrola to supply its 9.5 megawatt (MW) wind turbines for the 476 MW Baltic Eagle project set to be built in German waters of the Baltic Sea.
October 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Scottish power company ScottishPower announced on Tuesday that it has completed the sale of its traditional generation business to British electrical power generation company Drax Group for £702 million in cash, resulting in ScottishPower becoming the first integrated energy company in the UK to shift completely from coal and gas to wind power
September 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council announced on Wednesday that it would form a new Offshore Wind Taskforce dedicated to accelerating the development of offshore wind technology in non-European markets such as Asia and North America
June 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Wednesday that it would supply 136 wind turbines to Brazil's Santa Luzia wind complex, which consists of 15 wind turbines with a capacity of 471 megawatts (MW).
January 31st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Spain's energy regulator has rejected a claim by the government that coal fired generating stations need to stay open in order to provide energy security for the country's citizens.
December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The Powering Past Coal Alliance, launched only last month by the UK and Canada at COP23, has seen its membership blow out past 50 countries, regions, and businesses, according to news revealed at the One Planet Summit held in France on Tuesday.
October 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish utility Iberdrola has this week completed the installation of 70 wind turbines at the 350 megawatt Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German area of the Baltic Sea.
June 26th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Thirteen industry leaders and associations from across Europe launched the new "Make Power Clean" initiative on Monday, which aims to promote a European electricity market designed to deliver cleaner electricity across the region.
April 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The first large-scale offshore wind energy project to be developed in Brittany, and one of the first in France, has moved a step closer towards construction after receiving all three administrative authorisations required to construct and operate.
March 29th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, the maker of such beers as Corona, Budweiser, and Stella Artois, has announced it has committed to transitioning to a 100% renewable electricity future by 2025.
March 26th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
President Trump keeps promising to bring back coal jobs, but success drifts further out of reach as big oil sets its sights on wind energy development
February 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish electric utility Iberdrola announced it has completed the installation of the first of 70 5-MW wind turbines at the 350 megawatt Wikinger offshore wind farm off the coast of Germany.
September 28th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The findings of a twenty year-long research project has revealed that golden eagles in proximity to the Beinn an Tuirc windfarm [&hellip
August 29th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish electric utility Iberdrola has announced it has installed over 8 million smart meters in Spain. Iberdrola announced on Friday [&hellip
August 24th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish electric utility Iberdrola has announced that it has received official permission to proceed with the development of two small [&hellip
August 17th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola has signed a €200 million loan with the European Investment Bank. Iberdrola announced the signing of [&hellip
August 17th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the world’s largest offshore substations departed from Cadiz in Southern Spain this past weekend, setting sail for the [&hellip
July 12th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The Carbon Trust’s flagship R&D program, the Offshore Wind Accelerator, has received an investment boost of £6.4 million that is aimed [&hellip