New Players needed for Green Growth – EGP CEO

As new players like oil companies make new investments in wind and solar power, and utilities left behind in the race to add renewable energy capacity play catch up, Cammisecra believes these new investors are essential to support growth in renewable energy. Companies... read more

Distance Rule scrapped From German Coal exit law Draft

The latest draft for Germany’s coal exit legislation seen by Recharge no longer contains a damaging distance rule for onshore wind planned by the country’s government. A previous version of the law proposal that is part of a wider climate package had still contained a... read more

Danish Wind Nearly subsidy Free

A total of seven renewable energy projects secured subsidy payments in the country’s second joint-technology tender, including two wind projects totalling 72MW and two wind-solar hybrid sites for 97MW. Bid prices included the cost of grid connection and will be paid... read more

ESB joins Neart Na Gaoithe

Irish utility ESB has bought a 50% stake in the 54-turbine project 15km off Scotland’s east coast. ESB opened a Scottish office in 2017 to pursue development of renewable energy projects. In mid-November, it also joined hands with Norwegian developer Equinor to... read more

Equinor and ESB Τarget Irish Οffshore

An ESB spokesman told Windpower Monthly the partners’ strategy is to have the sites ready to enter tenders anticipated “from the mid-2020s to 2030 and beyond”. He added that while the companies do have a capacity target, they are currently “not in a... read more

Suzlon joins Enercon and Senvion on OEM Crisis List

Losses widened — a net loss of INR 7.78 billion (US$108 million) in the second quarter of its financial year – against INR 2.8 billion one year earlier. In the report attached to its Q2 financials, auditors Deloitte, Haskins and Sells stated Suzlon has... read more

UK floating Wind Groups Plot Route out of Brexit Policy Mire

As the UK floating wind industry calls for innovation funding, developers like Cierco are building alliances to gain a competitive edge. A snap election in the UK on December 12 has raised uncertainty over Brexit and wider policy support for the emerging floating wind... read more

SGRE meets Guidelines for Financial Year – updated

SGRE, which runs its financial year October to September, saw revenues in all segments grow. Its service division, particularly, witnessed a 17% growth in revenue compared to the previous year totalling €1.49 billion. Its turbine business also saw an 11.3% rise in... read more