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Dong Energy hits 3000 MW offshore wind milestone


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Nordex to build two wind farms in Pakistan


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

Alstom wins contract extension for UK offshore wind farm


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


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


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


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.