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Fresh blow for wind power in Australia


Another blow has been dealt to the wind power industry in Australia with the news that a Senate committee has advocated new limits to the subsidisation of the technology.

German onshore wind growth slows


Germany has installed about one-third less onshore wind power capacity so far this year than during the same period in 2014, new analysis shows.

China’s power consumption and thermal power investment on the rise


China's power consumption rose 1.3 per cent in the first half of 2015 when compared to the same period for last year while figures also show investment in thermal power infrastructure rose 14.9 per cent.

Siemens receives three onshore wind orders in UK and Ireland


Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division has been awarded orders, which when in place, will be capable of delivering power to over 100,000 households across Britain and Ireland.

Tidal power set for growth says report


Tidal power is set for growth in both the near and medium terms, according to new analysis.  

High interest in Brazilian renewable energy tenders


1,379 renewable energy projects totalling 38.917 GW have been put forward by developers for Brazil's next reserve power auction in November.

46 MW order for Vestas in India


Vestas is to supply a 46 MW wind power order for the Indian state of Karnataka.

Conventional power impairment adds to big Vattenfall loss


Vattenfall has reported a substantial second quarter loss with impairment losses due to low electricity prices continuing to have a negative effect.

Top academic champions nuclear to solve South African power problems


South Africa’s well-documented power shortage problems require nuclear power as a solution, according to one of the country's foremost energy experts.

Alstom wins substation deals for offshore wind farms


Alstom has won substation automation contracts for three of DONG Energy’s offshore wind farms in the UK.

Cuba explores foreign investment to boost renewables


Cuba is exploring the construction of seven new wind farms with foreign direct investment "in the medium term" in order to maximize its use of renewable energy sources.  

Greek power sector suffers as referendum fallout hits new coal-fired power plant


The results of Greece’s recent referendum is having a debilitating effect on the country’s biggest utility, Public Power Company S.A. (PPC).  

Small scale solar bucks global clean energy investment slump


Global investment in clean energy dipped in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2014.

Enel Green Power in $3.5bn renewable energy deal in Chile


Enel Green Power and Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (Endesa) have signed a 25-year electricity-supply deal valued at as much as $3.5bn.

Serbia to make giant leap in wind power capacity


According to data from the GlobalData consultancy, wind power is expected to rise to 542 MW by 2025 from its current capacity of just 20 MW.

Global submarine electricity transmission market to hit $24bn


The global submarine electricity transmission market is expected to grow from $16.8bn this year to $24.8bn in 2024, according to a new report.

Brazil's Tractebel to sell 63 MW of renewable power projects


Brazilian utility Tractebel Energia is mulling the sale of its stakes in special-purpose companies responsible for 63.4 MW of wind and small hydro capacity.

Siemens storage plant another step forward for Energiewende


Siemens launched what it says is the largest hydrogen energy storage plant in the world this week.

Danish investment fund has €2bn for renewable financing


A Danish company has set up a €2bn ($2.2bn) investment fund which will focus on renewable energy projects in Europe and North America.

Bright forecast for sub-Saharan Africa's power sector


A new reports states that the power sector in sub-Saharan Africa offers a unique combination of transformative potential and attractive investment opportunites