REM - Renewable Energy

25 March 2021

UK’s Crown Estate to offer new floating wind leases in Celtic Sea

24 March 2021

The UK’s Crown Estate has announced that it is commencing work to design and deliver a new leasing opportunity for early commercial-scale floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea.

Ørsted begins offshore installation at Greater Changhua 1 & 2a

24 March 2021

Ørsted plans to begin full construction work at the 900-MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan in 2021.

GE Renewable Energy wins 30-MW turbine contract in Vietnam

24 March 2021

GE Renewable Energy has won a contract to supply and commission turbines for the 30-MW Thuan Nhien Phong wind farm in Vietnam’s Binh Thuan Province.

OWC is appointed owner’s engineer for 300-MW Sinan offshore wind farm

24 March 2021

South Korea’s Saman Corp. has hired renewables consultancy OWC to provide engineering services at the South Korean 300-MW Sinan offshore wind farm project.

20% of world’s corporate giants set net-zero targets

24 March 2021

Work towards reaching net-zero targets must be robust, transparent and urgent if the Paris Agreement’s goals are to be met.

Coal India moves into solar

24 March 2021

Coal India, the world’s largest coal producer, wants to move into solar power by manufacturing solar wafers and bidding in the country’s solar auctions.

China’s Trina Solar launches storage business unit

24 March 2021

Trina Solar has launched a dedicated energy storage business unit to meet the growing demand for storage solutions.

Iran to launch wind farm on border with Afghanistan

24 March 2021

The Head of Iran's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organisation (SATBA), Mohammad Satakin, has announced the inauguration of a huge wind farm project on the border of Iran and Afghanistan.

India’s ReNew Power agrees merger to raise funds

24 March 2021

India’s ReNew Power has agreed to merge with US-based blank cheque company RMG Acquisition Corporation II (RMG II) to form ReNew Energy Global.

Wood Mackenzie: Big Oil involved in 30% of offshore wind FIDs in 2020

23 March 2021

Major European oil companies were involved in 30% of the offshore wind final investment decisions (FIDs) in 2020 globally, says consulting firm Wood Mackenzie.

Merck KGaA signs 12-year virtual power purchase agreement with Enel wind and battery project

23 March 2021

Merck of Germany has signed a 68-MW, 12-year virtual power purchase agreement with Enel Green Power for output from the Azure Sky wind energy and storage project in Texas.

Russia fights to keep course on carbon and renewables amid budget squeeze

22 March 2021

Russia’s next phase of renewable energy development looks like it won’t be as well funded by the state as planned. That said, the announced cuts could have been worse, and corporates are stepping up plans to mitigate carbon.

Russia to cut green energy funding by a fifth to to $4.3bn

19 March 2021

The Russian government said it will cut funding for green energy by a fifth (22%) to $4.3bn

Valero, BlackRock join CCS pipeline partnership

18 March 2021

US refiner Valero Energy and BlackRock Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Fund III have announced this week that they are partnering with Navigator Energy Services to develop an industrial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) pipeline system.