REM - Renewable Energy

5 May 2022

Ramboll contracted by Enefit Green to design wind farm in Estonia

4 May 2022

Enefit Green, part of the Eesti Energia Group, has contracted Denmark’s Ramboll to prepare a preliminary design for the Hiiu offshore wind farm in Estonia, with the technical analysis of the project scheduled to be completed in August.

Europe invested €41bn in new wind farms in 2021, says WindEurope

4 May 2022

Europe invested €41bn ($43bn) in 2021 in new wind farms, says WindEurope. But the market is only half the size it should be for Europe to reach its new climate change and energy security targets, says the trade group.

REM: Europe invested €41bn in new wind farms in 2021, says WindEurope

4 May 2022

Europe invested €41bn ($43bn) in 2021 in new wind farms, says WindEurope. But the market is only half the size it should be for Europe to reach its new climate change and energy security targets, says the trade group.

Ørsted’s profits surge, but Vestas reports major losses

4 May 2022

Offshore wind leader Ørsted’s profits have surged in the first quarter, but wind turbine maker Vestas reported major losses in large part due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Both companies are Danish.

Three Norwegian companies to collaborate on hydrogen factory linked to offshore wind

4 May 2022

Three Norwegian companies – Moreld, Arendals Fossekompani and Kongsberg – are to collaborate on a combined floating offshore substation and hydrogen factory off Norway. The Hydepoint project will be linked to offshore wind farms.

Free residential solar panels proposed in Mexico

4 May 2022

Mexico's main opposition party has proposed installing free solar panels with a focus on low-income residences, reports Reuters. The party is seeking to challenge the ruling party of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

US utility PacifiCorp seeks 1.345 GW of renewables

4 May 2022

The US utility PacifiCorp is seeking 1.345 GW of new wind and solar generation resources, combined with 600 MW of co-located energy storage resources, within the next six years. The projects must be online by year-end 2025 until the end of 2027.

Senators urge Biden to end solar tariff probe soon

4 May 2022

A bipartisan group of senators has asked President Joe Biden to wrap up an investigation into solar panel imports as soon as possible.

Shell to triple wind and solar portfolio with $1.5 billion deal including India's Sprng Energy

4 May 2022

Oil giant Shell has today signed an agreement with Actis Solenergi to acquire 100% of Solenergi Power for $1.55bn, and the Sprng Energy group of companies as part of the deal.

Ørsted progresses New Jersey port deal

4 May 2022

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has signed a letter of intent with Ørsted for New Jersey’s first offshore wind project, Ocean Wind 1. And Atlantic Power Transmission will commit $50mn to workforce development.

GreenGroup raises €127mn to accelerate regional expansion

29 April 2022

Central and Southeast Europe's largest integrated recycling group to expand to meet surging demand for recycling and sustainable products in the region.

Coal expansion slows slightly in 2021, but far more is needed to meet net-zero targets.

28 April 2022

Total global coal power capacity under development declined by 13% in 2021 to 457 GW, a record low, with the number of countries building coal plants falling from 41 in 2020 to 34 in 2021.

War in Ukraine puts burgeoning renewables sector in peril

28 April 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has stopped dead the rapid growth of Ukraine’s solar 6,229-MW sector, with up to 1,120-1,500 MW damaged so far, mostly in areas under Russian attack.