REM Top Story archive

19 July 2018 Week 28 Issue 617

The Argentine government has outlined the terms of its first tender for the construction of a high-voltage transmission line under its newly created Public Private Participation (PPP) scheme.

July 12, Week 27, 616

The UN climate change body is lending its support to a new company that aims to reduce the carbon footprint of cryptocurrencies – by using a blockchain, the foundation of the currencies.

05 July 2018 Week 26 Issue 615

Up to 500,000 MW of onshore wind potential is going untapped in southeast Europe, largely because of regulatory uncertainty.

28 June 2018 Week 25 Issue 614

The Trump administration is proposing to increase slightly the proportion of ethanol and other biofuels in the US’s fuel supply.

21 June 2018 Week 24 Issue 613

The first listing of an Indian renewable energy company on India’s stock exchanges since 2010 saw more than 5 million shares change hands this week as debutant Adani Green Energy’s initial listing...

14 June 2018 Week 23 Issue 612

France’s Engie acquired Brittany-based independent power producer (IPP) Langa Group last week for an undisclosed sum.

31 May 2018, Week 21, Issue 610

Brazilian state-backed utility Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) has reportedly approved the sale of equity interests in 970 MW of wind projects and 1,000 km of transmission lines. The...

24 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 609

A new generation of offshore wind projects is set to be launched off the coast of Scotland after the Crown Estate confirmed plans to lease seabed plots to new schemes.

17 May 2018 Week 19 Issue 608

Spain’s Iberdrola is planning to invest US$833.1 million in new electricity distribution and wind projects in the northern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte over the next five years.

10 May 2018, Week 18, Issue 607

Rapidly expanding Thai renewable energy developer BCPG said it will spend 10 billion baht (US$311 million) in further expanding its portfolio abroad via new partnerships and acquisitions.

03 May 2018, Week 17, Issue 606

A small, pilot-scale geothermal plant with a capacity of 1.2 MW is being blamed for triggering the worst earthquake in South Korea since seismic records began in 1905.

26 April 2018, Week 16 , Issue 605

The Belgian government has said it plans to double the area of its North Sea waters that will be made available to offshore wind schemes after 2020. The move is part of Brussels’s plan to wean the...

19 April 2018, Week 15, Issue 604

New Jersey lawmakers have passed a bill increasing the northeastern state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030, bringing it level with those of national leaders New York and...

12 April 2018, Week 14 Issue 603

As part of its plan to install 4.7 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030, Tunisia last week said it would hold several international tenders for solar and wind installations on April 27. 

05 April 2018, Week 13, Issue 602

China’s JinkoSolar has finally confirmed plans to build its first US factory for photovoltaic (PV) solar panels. The facility is the first to be announced in the US since the Trump administration’...