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Dong Energy hits 3000 MW offshore wind milestone

22/05/2015

Dong Energy is hailing a wind power milestone as it has today installed 3000 MW of offshore wind capacity.

Brazil and Chile lead South America renewables drive

20/05/2015

Brazil is predicted to spearhead new renewable energy growth in South America between now and 2017.

Hydropower market could hit 2000 GW says World Energy Council

19/05/2015

The global hydroelectric power market, which already represents 76 per cent of all renewable global energy, has the potential to double to its capacity to 2000 GW by 2050 according to a World Energy Council report.

Alstom wins steam turbine order for UK biomass plant

19/05/2015

Alstom has signed its third contract this year with Denmark’s Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) for a geared reaction steam turbine at a proposed biomass project in the UK.

Germany to retain wind power pole position with 2071 MW this year

13/05/2015

Germany will cement its position as the world’s leading market for offshore wind turbine installations this year, according to new research.

IFC provides $97m to boost renewables in Turkey

27/04/2015

The International Finance Corporation is providing a $97m package to increase lending to energy efficiency and renewable power projects in Turkey.

Japan’s $21m microgrid investment boosts renewable sector

27/04/2015

Japan could become one of the Asia-Pacific region’s top markets in smart grid development but it has significant hurdles to overcome, according to a new report.

Suckut named new managing director at SIPOS Aktorik

20/04/2015

Dr Thomas Suckut has been appointed managing director of German actuator manufacturer SIPOS Aktorik.  

Nordex to build two wind farms in Pakistan

20/04/2015

German renewables company Nordex is to build two wind farms in Pakistan.

Alstom wins contract extension for UK offshore wind farm

20/04/2015

Alstom has won a three-year service contract from Norwegian energy company Statkraft for the substations of the 317 MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm in the UK.

Unlocking China's gas turbine potential

16/04/2015

As China looks to flexible gas turbine technology to cut emissions and diversify its energy portfolio, Peter Perri of US-based Powerphase outlines the opportunities

MAN Diesel chief on power generation changes

16/04/2015

Christopher Antes, head of Turbomachinery at MAN Diesel & Turbo, talks to PEi about the latest trends turbine manufacturers are witnessing, emissions control and European energy policies

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

14/04/2015

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

14/04/2015

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

ABB wins $900m Nordlink interconnection deal

20/03/2015

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

18/03/2015

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

18/03/2015

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

18/03/2015

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?

18/03/2015

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

18/03/2015

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