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Onshore wind “fully competitive” with coal and gas says report


Onshore wind is “fully competitive” with coal- and gas-fired power in some world regions, while solar power is “closing the gap”, according to a report released this week.

GE unveils transformational Digital Power Plant


GE yesterday unveiled a digital initiative that it claims will revolutionise the power industry and save plant operators billions of dollars.

UK shadow energy secretary in vow to 'democratise' power


The UK’s new shadow energy secretary Lisa Nandy used her inaugural speech today to say that she wants to “democratise energy”.

Mytrah commissions Rajasthan wind farm


Indian renewables company Mytrah Energy has commissioned the first phase of a wind farm in Rajasthan.

A Case Study in Energy-Transition Momentum


South Australia is clearly at the forefront of the global energy transition as it establishes a fast-moving model other economies can follow.

UK energy trends indicate renewables growth


The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has released its latest data on the state of the UK’s energy scene and it shows renewable power generation continues to grow its share.

Enel Green Power enters Indian market


In a move marking the Italian company’s first entry into the Asia-Pacific region, Enel Green Power ("EGP") has today announced the acquisition of a majority stake in BLP Energy, the utility scale wind and solar subsidiary of Bharat Light & Power Pvt Ltd in a $33m deal.

Moody’s highlights rise in renewables refinancing


Analysts at Moody's Investors Service say that rising investor interest in the European renewable energy sector is leading to refinancings, which could result in lower credit risk.

288 MW Baltic 2 wind farm officially opens


Utility EnBW has announced the official opening of the 288 MW Baltic 2 wind farm, which is located 32km north of the German coast.

Masdar honoured by UN for sustainable energy leadership


Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has received a special recognition award from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs for its leadership in sustainable energy.

Senvion installs 2000th wind turbine in Germany


Windpower company Senvion has installed its 2000th onshore wind turbine in Germany.


Ingeconser to negotiate Argentina PPA


Spanish firm Ingeconser is to negotiate a power purchase agreement for a 25 MW wind project in Argentina's Santa Fe with wholesale market operator Cammesa.  

Policy tinkering sees financial lure of UK renewables sector plummet


The UK’s attractiveness for renewables investment has plummeted in the last few months thanks to “policy-making in a vacuum”, according to a new report.

US leapfrogs China to top renewables investment table


The US has leapfrogged China to the top slot in a highly-regarded annual analysis of the best countries in the world for renewable energy investment.

Mauritania must exploit renewables potential to meet demand says report


Mauritania is poised to tackle its electricity access problems with a clean energy drive according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

UK government refuses permission for Jurassic Coast wind project


The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has refused permission for an offshore wind project for the first time.

Helping power plants adapt to the new paradigm


The well-documented changes in power markets and the associated pressures on power plants have given rise to a more pressing need for plant performance modelling.

How to unlock MENA power investment


The power sector investment opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa are huge, but so too is the challenge in releasing that finance. So what is the solution?, asks Kelvin Ross

Regulatory uncertainty voted biggest barrier to new power plants in Asia


The biggest challenge to adding power generation capacity in Asia is regulatory and policy uncertainty.

Osborne defends Hinkley Point C nuclear power project


The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer has had to rigorously defend the government’s position in moving forward with the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project.