REM - Renewable Energy

17 December 2020

Vestas wins 97-MW order for Hawkesdale wind project in Australia

16 December 2020

Vestas has secured a 97-MW deal for the Hawkesdale Wind Farm in Australia in partnership with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of Naturgy Group.

Global electricity demand set for modest rebound after rapid fall in 2020

16 December 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is set to be profound for power demand, with emerging economies driving recovery

Siemens Gamesa, Ørsted sign first US onshore project

16 December 2020

Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted have agreed to build the 298-MW Haystack wind farm in Nebraska, the first US onshore collaboration between the two giants following their successful alliance in the offshore sector.

Vineyard Wind faces delay of up to 18 months

16 December 2020

In a blow for Vineyard Wind, the US Department of Interior now regards the project as having formally withdrawn its permit application, according to a news report. The $2.8bn offshore wind farm will have to start its application again.

Two bids submitted in New Jersey’s second offshore wind solicitation

15 December 2020

The Atlantic Shores joint venture – consisting of Shell New Energies and EDF Renewables – and a venture between Ørsted and PSE&G have submitted bids to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

Amazon becomes world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy

15 December 2020

Amazon has announced 26 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects totalling 3.4 GW. These new projects will make the US-based online retailer the largest-ever corporate purchaser of renewable energy.

Amazon signs Europe’s largest offshore PPA with Ørsted

11 December 2020

Amazon has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Ørsted to take 250 MW from Ørsted's planned 900-MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm in Germany.

Green growth in emerging economies continues in 2019, but the 2020 pandemic will cause pain

10 December 2020

The outlook for renewable energy growth in developing economies was exceptionally bright at the end of 2019, BloombergNEF (BNEF) has said in its annual Climatescope survey.

IRENA, AfDB to scale up renewable investment in Africa

10 December 2020

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is to work with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to promote investment in low-carbon energy projects across the continent in a bid to drive forward the energy transition.

AGN announces first green hydrogen production

10 December 2020

Australian Gas Networks (AGN) has announced the first green hydrogen production from its renewable gas facility in South Australia.

Vestas backs 10-MW green ammonia plant

10 December 2020

Vestas has joined Danish investment group Skovgaard Invest and chemicals leader Haldor Topsoe to develop a renewables-powered green ammonia plant in Denmark by 2022.