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Scottish Renewables critisises changes to government support for heat technology 29 April 2016 UK-based economic development agency Scottish Renewables has said that the proposed government changes to renewable heat technology support are counterproductive and expected to impact the...

SkyPower to install 350MW solar projects in India 29 April 2016 Canada-based solar supplier SkyPower has signed deals with Indian company Sterling and Wilson for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), as well as operation and maintenance (O&M)...

M&As this week: EDF Renewable Energy and Uniper 29 April 2016 EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has announced the acquisition of Global Resource Options (groSolar), a commercial and utility scale engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services...

New research shows solarfarms can improve biodiversity 28 April 2016 A research paper by UK-based Solar Trade Association (STA) has revealed that solarfarms can improve biodiversity and benefit wildlife, surrounding plants and crops....

Siemens to install 102 wind turbines for East Anglia ONE project 28 April 2016 Siemens has received an order to deliver, deploy and commission 102 wind turbines for the East Anglia ONE offshore windpower project in...

RP Global opens its 34.2MW windfarm in Croatia 28 April 2016 Renewable energy company RP Global has inaugurated its 34.2MW windpark worth €53m in Rudine,...

Sainsbury’s, United Utilities and Aggregate Industries partner for Living Grid 27 April 2016 Retailer Sainsbury’s, water management organisation United Utilities and manufacturer Aggregate Industries have formed a working partnership for a new programme called the Living Grid....

Saudi Arabia aims to achieve 9.5GW of renewable power 27 April 2016 Saudi Arabia has revealed plans to generate 9.5GW of electricity from renewable energy by...

RWE to cut capacity at Aberthaw power plant, UK 27 April 2016 German electric utility company RWE is set to reduce operations and production at its 1.6GW Aberthaw coal-fired power plant in...

GE Power opens new advanced manufacturing works facility in Greenville, US 26 April 2016 US-based GE Power has opened its first advanced manufacturing facility in Greenville, South Carolina, to ensure it continues using the latest processes and...

Gamesa signs 198MW order and construction project deals for windfarms in India 26 April 2016 Spanish company Gamesa has received orders for delivery of 198MW wind turbines in Karnataka, and two construction projects in...

Statoil acquires 50% stake in €1.2bn Arkona offshore windfarm project 26 April 2016 Norwegian energy company Statoil has partnered with German power provider E.ON to acquire a 50% stake in the €1.2bn Arkona offshore wind farm project in the German Baltic...

Ecotricity acquires SunEdison's rooftop solar business in UK 25 April 2016 British green energy company Ecotricity has acquired SunEdison's home rooftop solar business in the UK for an undisclosed...

EDF to finalise decision on Britain's Hinkley Point C nuclear power project 25 April 2016 France's Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has revealed that state-owned company EDF will make a final investment decision on England's £18bn 3,200MW Hinkley Point C nuclear power project...

Finnish power solutions company Wartsila enters solar market 25 April 2016 Finnish corporation Wartsila is entering the solar energy markets by delivering utility-scale solar photo-voltaic (PV)...

Deals this week: SMC Global Power Holdings, Atlantis Resources, Emerging Power 22 April 2016 SMC Global Power Holdings, a power generation subsidiary of San Miguel Corp, has filed a registration statement with Securities and Exchange Commission (Philippines) to raise up to...

Report: Global diesel generator market to witness a CAGR of 4.5% in next five years 22 April 2016 The global diesel generators market is expected to grow by 19.7% in the next five years, representing a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 4.5%, according to a GlobalData report....

M&As this week: GIC Private Limited, Horizon Petroleum, and Rockhopper Exploration 22 April 2016 GIC Private Limited (GIC) has announced that Fortis agreed to sell a 19.9% stake in the power transmission and distribution company ITC Holdings Corp for approximately...

Atlantis and SBS to co-develop 150MW tidal energy site in Indonesia 22 April 2016 Tidal current power developer Atlantis has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with marine, subsea, and renewable energy firm SBS to develop 150MW of tidal energy site in...

New York state to invest $150m in clean energy development 22 April 2016 New York is to invest $150m in large-scale renewable energy projects, in a bid to achieve a clean electricity target of 50% by 2030....

Dong Energy to test waste-to-biogas technology REnescience in Malaysia 21 April 2016 Dong Energy has announced plans to test the mobile version of its waste conversion technology REnescience in Malaysia, under an agreement with Cenviro....


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