More Renewable Energy Strategic Development News

POWER-GEN Confidence Index: have your say on your industry


A pan European study of the region’s power market which will allow you to have a say on your industry has been launched today by POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe.

Drive to urge China firms to switch to renewables


A major new drive has been launched to help companies in China adopt renewable energy.

ABB wins $900m Nordlink interconnection deal


ABB has won orders worth around $900m for engineering work on NordLink, the first interconnection between the Norwegian and German power grids.

How temporary power can plug the gaps in renewable energy intermittency


We look at how temporary power can benefit renewable energy installations not only during periods of low wind or sunshine, but also throughout the entire plant lifecycle.

The T&D challenge of grid expansion


Deciding the best route and technology for new high voltage power transmission lines means balancing conflicting technical, social, environmental and cost considerations.

India power minister talks up $100bn renewable energy ambitions


India's Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, talks about the country's energy challenges and aspirations.

Is India's vision for solar power becoming reality?


India's huge solar ambitions have just grown a whole lot  larger, but can the Modi administration turn its soaring goals into grid parity?

RWE buys stake in solar power firm Conergy


German utility RWE is hoping to cement a foothold in the solar industry after buying a minority stake in solar power group Conergy.

UK government slammed for energy security measures


The UK government has come under fire from the House of Lords over its recent record on energy security.

Abengoa secures $660m finance for South Africa solar thermal plant


Solar power developer Abengoa has secured $660m project financing for a new solar thermal power plant in South Africa.

Global energy emissions stalled in 2014 for first time in 40 years


Global emissions of carbon dioxide from the energy sector stalled in 2014, according to data from the International Energy Agency.

Trina wins 48 MW solar power plant deal in India


China-headquartered photovoltaic company Trina Solar (NYSE: TSL) has signed a deal to supply 48 MW of solar modules for two power plants in India for ACME Cleantech Solutions.

Dong seals Walney wind farm deals with ABB and Siemens


Danish company Dong Energy has awarded two key contracts to ABB and Siemens for extension work to Walney offshore wind farm in the UK.

UK renewables utility backs trial of ‘eBay for energy’


A UK utility has teamed up with a technology start-up to trial a new way for generators of renewable energy to trade electricity.

Saudi leads Middle East and Africa $717bn power plant boom


Major economies in the Middle East and Africa are set to invest over $717bn in power generation projects in the coming years to increase generating capacity by 379 GW, according to a new report.

Catalytic filter collaboration targets US and China


Two Danish engineering companies have joined forces in a global effort to commercialize a newly-developed catalytic filter bag technology.

Eurelectric back cross-border capacity remuneration market


European electricity industry body Eurelectric has launched a report setting out a reference model for how European capacity markets should operate.

RWE extends term of chief executive Terium


German energy company RWE has extended the term of chief executive Peter Terium while acknowledging that “the group is still in troubled waters”.

Wind turbine blade design shift up a gear


Designing new wind turbine blades involves considering changing industry conditions as well as addressing past problems.

How power plant upgrades are boosting flexibility


We explore how retrofits and upgrades offered by equipment manufacturers can increase operational flexibility and offer cost savings.