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26 October 2017, Week 42, Issue 581

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to publish final biofuel volume mandates by November 30, apparently having now abandoned proposed changes to its biofuel policy. The move is good...

12 October 2017, Week 40, Issue 579

Enel Green Power (EGP), the renewables-focused subsidiary of Italian utility Enel, has agreed a US$1.35 billion deal to sell a group of Mexican wind and solar power plants to investors in both...

05 October 2017, Week 39, Issue 578

Just months after lobbying the Dutch government to step up its offshore wind ambitions from 5GW to 20GW, Royal Dutch Shell is looking to cut its stake in a US$1.4 billion offshore project.

28 September 2017, Week 38 Issue 577

Brazilian renewable power producer AES Tiete has signed a 650 million real (US$205 million) acquisition deal for the 180-MW Guaimbê solar project in the south of the country.

21 September 2017, Week 37, Issue 576

Thailand’s biggest coal-mining company, Banpu, has paid US$55.7 million for a 25.7% stake in Singapore’s biggest solar energy provider, Sunseap Group. The investment will be used to promote clean...

21 September 2017, Week 37 Issue 576

Thailand’s biggest coal-mining company, Banpu, has paid US$55.7 million for a 25.7% stake in Singapore’s biggest solar energy provider, Sunseap Group. The investment will be used to promote clean...

14 September 2017, Week 36, Issue 575

Brazil’s decision to add tariffs to ethanol imports is the latest step in a “troubling global trend” towards protectionist policy and other actions against the US biofuels industry, according to...

07 September 2017, Week 35, Issue 574

The Dutch government has allocated subsidy grants to thousands of domestic renewable energy projects, with a combined power-generating capacity of 3.21 GW.

31 August 2017, Week 34, Issue 573

Italian power group Enel said it is considering a possible corporate reorganisation of its renewables assets in Chile.

24 August 2017, Week 33, Issue

Macquarie, the Australian infrastructure investor, has completed its GBP2.3 billion (US$2.94 billion) takeover of the UK government-owned Green Investment Bank (GIB), which will now be called the...

17 August 2017, Week 32, Issue 571

Turkish solar power developers have announced a slew of new planned projects, including the country's first floating solar power plant.

10 August 2017, Week 31, Issue 570

A giant solar project on the edge of the Sahara Desert has taken a step closer to reality, as developers of the proposed TuNur scheme filed an authorisation request with the Tunisian Ministry of...

03 August 2017, Week 30, Issue 569

The second quarter of the year saw green bond issuance reach a new high of US$32.2 billion, according to ratings agency Moody’s.

27 July 2017, Week 29, Issue 567

The UK’s energy system is set for a major upgrade to make it more intelligent and more flexible. This should allow it to incorporate new sources of energy, such as renewable wind and solar, as...

20 July 2017, Week 28, Issue 566

The energy storage sector is set to welcome anther new entrant as global engineering conglomerate Siemens joins forces with AES, the US utility, to create a new joint venture called Fluence.

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