REM - Renewable Energy

17 June 2021

Enel Green Power commissions South America’s largest wind farm

16 June 2021

Enel Green Power has started commercial operations of the 716-MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm, the biggest wind facility in South America and Enel Green Power’s largest worldwide.

Biden mulling relief for US oil refiners from biofuel quotas

16 June 2021

President Joe Biden’s administration is considering giving oil refiners more relief from biofuel mandates, said anonymous sources quoted by Reuters in an exclusive.

Toda leads group to win Japan’s first floating offshore wind auction

16 June 2021

A consortium of six companies led by Toda Corporation is to build a 16.8-MW floating wind project offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, after winning the country’s first floating offshore wind auction.

G7 leaders’ green pledges are not enough to reach net zero

16 June 2021

Ending public coal power investment in 2021 must be just the first step in reducing the role of fossil fuels

Record US solar installations in Q1

16 June 2021

The US solar market installed 5 GW of new capacity in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, a 46% increase on the first quarter of 2020 and the largest Q1 on record, says the “US Solar Market Insight Q2 2021″ report.

China’s NDRC confirms end to some green subsidies

16 June 2021

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is planning to end subsidies for some new onshore wind projects, concentrated solar power (CSP) schemes and distributed solar PV projects for commercial use.

The US consumed record amounts of renewable energy in 2020

16 June 2021

EIA: In 2020, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fifth year in a row, reaching a record high of 11.6 quadrillion British thermal units, or 12% of total US energy consumption.

Globeleq begins work on grid-scale solar, storage project in Mozambique

16 June 2021

Africa-focused IPP Globeleq and European government-backed Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) have officially broken ground on a 19-MW solar plant and a 7-MWh energy storage power in Cuamba in northern Mozambique.

REM: Biden’s wind support moves forward

16 June 2021

The Biden administration will auction leases for offshore wind development off New York and New Jersey. The sale will be the administration’s first, and the ninth overall.

Biden administration proposes offshore wind lease sale off New York, New Jersey, gauges interest in Gulf of Mexico

14 June 2021

The Biden administration will auction leases for offshore wind development off New York and New Jersey, while also starting to gauge interest in developing wind in the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico.

GE Renewable Energy moves closer to circular wind economy

13 June 2021

GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim have agreed to explore how decommissioned wind turbine blades can be recycled into energy and construction materials. That includes materials for building new wind farms, said the companies.

Russian internet major Yandex outlines ESG goals

11 June 2021

Among Yandex's ESG priorities are reducing its carbon footprint, mainly from data centres and fuel use.