REM Top Story archive

22 February 2018, Week 07, Issue 596

The Irish government has announced plans to build an additional 4.5 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030, more than doubling the amount of clean energy currently in the system.

15 February 2018, Week 06, Issue 595

Developers have issued updates on several planned wind projects offshore Taiwan, with these schemes gaining environmental approval and new partners.

08 February 2018, Week 05, Issue 594

The UK renewables industry has called on the government to clarify what will happen to the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) support system, which is set to be closed next year.

01 February 2018, Week 04, Issue 593

Plans for a long-awaited interconnector between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland have been approved, paving the way for greater sharing of clean electricity between the two nations. ...

25 January 2018, Week 03, Issue 592

China continues to lead the world in solar power installations, with capacity additions of more than 50 GW in 2017, according to annual figures published by the National Energy Administration (NEA...

18 January 2018, Week 02, Issue 591

New Jersey looks set to expand its use of renewable energy – offshore wind in particular – under new Democratic governor Phil Murphy, who was sworn into office on January 16.

11 January 2018, Week 01, Issue 590

Turkey has licensed 66 new onshore wind projects, totalling 2.11 GW of capacity, following three days of grid access tenders in late December. 

21 December 2017 Week 50 Issue 589

Saudi Arabia’s Alfanar Energy is to build a solar powered generation plant in Bangladesh with a capacity to generate 40-100 MW of electricity, Saudi-based Arab News reported last week. 

14 December 2017, Week 49, Issue 588

Egypt has issued a 600-MW tender seeking to procure new photovoltaic (PV) solar projects.

07 December 2017, Week 48, Issue 587

Chinese photovoltaic (PV) panel manufacturer NARI Solar Energy Technology and Spanish renewable energy developer TSK Group have emerged as the only two clean power plant developers in the race for...

November 30 2017, Week 47, Issue 586

Germany’s grid regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), has awarded 1,000 MW of new grid capacity for onshore wind projects in its third such auction this year. 

23 November 2017, Week 46, Issue 585

For years the Australian government has resisted efforts by environmentalists to shut down its carbon-intensive coal-fired thermal power plants (TPPs) and move towards cleaner energy sources. The...

16 November 2017, Week 45, Issue 584

Ireland-based renewables specialist DP Energy has named Denmark’s Vestas, and local engineers Downer Group, to spearhead the development of what it has said will be Australia’s largest combined...

09 November 2017, Week 44, Issue 583

The Chilean government has awarded contracts worth around 600 MW in its latest renewable power tender.

02 November 2017, Week 43, Issue 582

Offshore wind power is only now getting off the ground in the US, whereas in Europe the sector is well established, with Denmark as a leader. Now the two nations have agreed to expand their co-...