REM Top Story archive

10 January 2019 Week 01 Issue 639

Vestas eclipsed 1,000 MW of sales to Australia in 2018, after closing December by signing an engineering, procurement and construction contract for the 180-MW Warradarge Wind Farm near the town of...

20 December 2018 Week 50 Issue 638

Denmark and Poland have signed a memorandum of understanding (M0U) to develop renewable infrastructure in a bid to deepen their energy market links.

13 December 2018 Week 49 Issue 638

Several new and numerous re-elected Democratic governors in the US are set to favour clean energy and to support efforts to mitigate the effect of climate change.

29 November 2018 Week 47 Issue 636

The Trump administration appears to be siding with farmers in a fight between two powerful lobby groups.

22 November 2018 Week 46 Issue 635

Norway’s Equinor has continued its move into green energy sources by acquiring a stake in Oslo-based photovoltaics developer Scatec Solar.

15 November 2018 Week 45 Issue 634

UK-based Hive Energy has set up a joint venture with a unit of China’s Shanghai Electric Group to develop a 50-MW solar project in Cuba.

08 November 2018 Week 44 Issue 633

Wind, solar, and other non-hydro renewables will have provided more than 10% of electricity generation in 2018, and nearly 11% in 2019, according to the latest monthly energy report from the US...

25 October 2018 Week 42 Issue 631

Scottish Power is to invest in solar power for the first time as part of the company’s move away from fossil fuels

11 October 2018 Week 40 Issue 629

Rolls Royce, the UK-based maker of aircraft engines and diesel generators, has branched out into energy storage by taking a stake in Berlin-based battery storage specialist Qinous for an...

04 October 2018 Week 39 Issue 628

Tensions between the Trump Administration and the state of California took a new turn last week when the state’s regulators voted to require automakers to stick with Obama-era federal vehicle...

27 September 2018 Week 38 Issue 627

Engie last week signed a 4-year power purchase agreement with OWP Arkona, a joint venture of Germany’s E.ON and Norway’s Equinor.

20 September 2018 Week 37 Issue 626

Ireland has some of the best offshore wind resources in Europe, but only 25 MW of installed capacity, and it is at risk of failing to live up to its potential, a new report has warned.

13 September 2018 Week 36 Issue 625

The results of the French government’s latest onshore wind tender were worse than expected, with just 25% of the available 500 MW capacity auctioned off.

06 September 2018 Week 35 Issue 624

UK utility SSE has cemented its position as the largest UK issuer of green bonds, with its second issue, a 650 million euro (US$839 million) nine-year bond.

30 August 2018 Week 34 Issue 623

The South African government has postponed controversial plans for nuclear expansion as atomic energy has proved to be both expensive and politically controversial, while power demand has stalled...