REM Top Story archive

14 April 2016, Week 14, Issue 503

Although it is not known as one of the world’s sunniest destinations, Ireland is now aiming to build up to 30 solar projects over the next five years to help meet its renewable energy targets.

April 07 2016, Week 13, Issue 502

Argentina plans to hold its first renewable capacity tender as early as May, with stalled renewables projects set to gain more support from the new government’s pro-business stance.

31 March 2016, Week 12, Issue 501

The US and Argentina have signed a memorandum of intent (MoI) pledging to expand co-operation in renewable energy and climate change, as the Latin American country enters a new pro-investment era...

24 March 2016, Week 11, Issue 500

Statoil is hoping to bring together two world-firsts off the coast of Scotland, announcing that a pilot battery storage system will be added to its Hywind offshore wind development.

17 March 2016, Week 10, Issue 499

Mexico will install 800 MW of new wind power in 2016, according to forecasts from the Mexican wind energy association Amdee.

10 March 2016, Week 09, Issue 498

Manufacturers and investors in Germany’s wind industry have called on the government to raise the amount of proposed offshore capacity – from the 800 MW suggested in the country’s amended...

03 March 2016, Week 08, Issue 497

Uruguay is proposing the introduction of fiscal incentives for the production of solar modules, as it tries to boost the country’s photovoltaic (PV) solar market.

25 February, Week 07, Issue 496

Norway’s state-owned utility Statkraft has revived plans for a wind power project that had been dropped last year over company fears that it would be unprofitable. The project will now go ahead,...

18 February 2016, Week 06, Issue 495

Argentine renewable power developer Genneia is to invest US$500 million over the next five years to expand wind power capacity in Patagonia.

11 February 2016, Week 05, Issue 494

Dutch global renewables firm Gigawatt Global has signed a preliminary contract with the government of Mendoza, in Argentina, for the construction of a 100-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar project.

04 February 2016, Week 04, Issue 493

Chilean renewable energy developer Valhalla has been given regulatory approval to build Cielos de Tarapaca, one of the world’s biggest photovoltaic (PV) solar plants.