REM Top Story archive

29 September 2016, Week 38, Issue 527

The municipality in the northeastern Turkish city of Erzurum is inviting bids from companies interested in developing a biogas production and power plant facility on the city's municipal solid...

01 September 2016, Week 34, Issue 523

Singaporean clean energy developer Sunseap Group has won a government tender to build Cambodia’s first large-scale solar power plant.

August 25 2016, Week 33, Issue 522

Authorities in the city of Kitakyushu, Japan have moved forward with plans to tender an offshore wind area.

August 18 2016, Week 32, Issue 521

The Indonesian government has announced several new incentives in a bid to encourage investment and increase capacity in the country’s under-utilised geothermal energy sector.

11 August 2016, Week 31 Issue 520

Despite the recent crises plaguing Egyptian investments, the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is now finalising a tender for the development of a 20-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant...

August 04 2016, Week 30, Issue 519

South Africa’s state-owned utility and off-taker Eskom has delayed signing a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project being developed by SolarReserve,...

28 July 2016, Week 29, Issue 518

Two consortia have been awarded tenders to build floating wind pilot projects offshore France, as part of the government’s push to expand offshore wind capacity.

14 July 2016, Week 27, Issue 516

The Brazilian state of Ceara is to simplify its licensing processes for wind power projects, in an effort to make the state a renewable energy hub and spur local investment.

07 July 2016, Week 26, Issue 515

The Dutch cabinet has identified two lease areas in the North Sea where it plans to build new offshore wind farms totalling 2.1 GW in new capacity. Crucially, both lie inside the country’s own 12-...

16 June 2016, Week 23, Issue 512

The French government has approved 33 new solar projects, totalling almost 52 MW of capacity, as part of a solar-plus-storage tender aimed at promoting renewable energy in the country’s overseas...

09 June 2016, Week 22, Issue 511

Russian nuclear power agency Rosatom looks set to become the country’s biggest investor in wind power after submitting a bid to build 26 projects by 2020.

May 26 2016, Week 20, Issue 509

New Delhi is considering offering a direct subsidy to local solar manufacturers, in order to circumvent a recent World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling that the country’s domestic content...

19 May 2016, Week 19, Issue 508

Argentina’s wind power ambitions are on the rise, with major aluminium and oil producers seeking to build their own projects as business and financing conditions improve.

May 05 2016, Week 17, Issue 506

Following NewsBase’s report on a net metering accord proposed in New York last week (See: REM Week 16, New York solar agreement could remedy rooftop disputes), there are further signs of...

April 21 2016, Week 15, Issue 504

Solar power in Turkey has finally begun to show signs of a take-off, with the government having approved a number of new licensed projects and with investment in unlicensed plants (of 1 MW and...