• 18 September 2018

    Germany launches second wind-solar tender 

    Germany’s Federal Network Agency (BNA) has launched its second joint onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) tender, with a total capacity of 200 MW.

  • 14 September 2018

    European wind sector predicted to grow to 258GW

    Industry body WindEurope has published a report predicting that the European wind sector will see ‘solid growth’ over the next five years, increasing to a total capacity of 258GW.

  • 12 September 2018

    Study identifies barriers to low-cost biofuel production

    Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have published a study identifying the two main challenges faced in cheap biofuel production, specifically looking at the process of microbial fermentation to...

  • 11 September 2018

    California pledges to generate 100% clean energy

    Californian Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill committing his state to exclusively source energy from renewable sources by 2045, a move that makes California the largest economy...

  • 10 September 2018

    Bolivia opens its largest solar farm

    Bolivian President Evo Morales unveiled the country’s latest and largest renewable energy project on Saturday, a 180-hectare solar panel plant in the southern city of Potosi.

  • 7 September 2018

    Clearway acquires SunPower’s 4.7GW solar pipeline

    Clearway Energy Group, a new company formed by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), acquired 4.7GW worth of utility-scale solar projects from solar firm SunPower in its first official week as a...

  • 7 September 2018

    Researchers develop water-resistant solar cells

    Researchers from Qatar, Switzerland and Italy have created a new waterproof material to coat solar panels, designed to increase the stability and efficiency of solar cells and tackle the problem...