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28 January 2014

Marine services provider Reef Subsea’s ownership change

Underwater.jpg_170SQ Bergen, Norway-based marine services provider Reef Subsea has announced an ownership change, with shareholder HitecVision acquiring all of the shares of parent company GC Rieber Shipping.

27 January 2014

Scotland’s offshore wind sector sees investment dropp

Scotland's offshore wind industry has seen investment in the sector droop after major developers more than halved their spending in the country.

24 January 2014

US microinverter specialist surpasses 1GW milestone

US microinverter specialist Enphase Energy has shipped over 1GW of microinverters in total, shipping more than 100MW in the fourth quarter of 2013.

24 January 2014

Battery startup Xtreme Power slips into bankruptcy

Lyle, Texas-based battery startup Xtreme Power has filed for bankruptcy and is seeking an suitor to take over the business.

22 January 2014

Canadian Solar and Silvercreek partner up for 10MW Ontario PV

Ontario-based Canadian Solar Solutions, subsidiary of Canadian Solar, is partnering up with Silvercreek to build a 10MW PV plant in Ontario.

22 January 2014

Impax Asset Management reports strong 2013 growthp

London-based AIM quotes investment manager Impax Asset Management has reported strong investment performance over 2013 for all of its listed equity strategies.

21 January 2014

Allianz Capital Partners makes €400m of renewables investments in 2013p

wind_withpowerplant_170_170 Allianz Capital Partners, subsidiary of Munich-headquartered Allianz, invested €400m into renewables throughout 2013.

21 January 2014

Wind manufacturer Repower Systems renamed Senvion

vestas_sunny_170SQ Wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, Hamburg-based wind turbine manufacturer Repower Systems, has officially rebranded itself under the name of Senvion.

14 January 2014

RES sees opportunities in Germany as business expands

Acciona-Poland_170SQ UK Renewable energy company RES has entered the German market with the opening of a new office in Stuttgart, citing its 'ambitious plans' for the market – Europe's largest for wind energy.

6 January 2014

Tesla open for business in China

Plug-in luxury electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla will now begin selling its Model S sedans in China via it's newly opened Chinese-language website.

6 January 2014

World’s largest offshore wind farm Triton Knoll downgrades capacity

The world's largest offshore wind farm is set to downgrade its generation capacity from 1.2GW to between 600MW and 900MW.

2 January 2014

Wind power delivers 10% of UK electricity in December

December 2013 was a record-breaking period for wind power in the UK, with more electricity generated from wind than in any other month.

2 January 2014

Solar giant SunEdison refinances to strengthen balance sheet

Semiconductor and solar technology company SunEdison has completed the redemption of all $550m outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 7.75 per cent senior notes due 2019, and its $200m second lien term loan with an interest rate of 10.75 per cent.

31 December 2013

US energy utility PG&E bumps up electricity rates with eye to renewables build-out

US energy utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company has attributed a rise in residential electric rates to a rise in wholesale energy purchase costs including renewable energy to meet state mandates.

31 December 2013

Alternative biomass options to define European bioenergy industry’s success

The importance of bioenergy will continue to grow in Europe, however, as the price of solid biomass increases, the search for non-forestry alternative biomass options will continue to rise.

19 December 2013

Vestas to supply 50MW of turbines for Kentish Flats offshore wind farm

Danish wind manufacturer Vestas will supply 50MW of turbines for the Kentish Flats offshore wind extension in the UK.

19 December 2013

Japanese PV manufacturer Solar Frontier to build new 150MW manufacturing plant

Tokyo, Japan-based PV manufacturer Solar Frontier will construct a CIS solar module plant capable of producing 150MW of panels per year, in the Tohoku region of Japan.

17 December 2013

Gamesa to supply 50MW Indian wind farm

India_170SQ Spanish turbine manufacturer Gamesa will supply 50MW of turbines to independent power producer GreenInfra for an Indian wind farm.

17 December 2013

Sharp’s solar arm to cease UK manufacturing operations

Electronics giant Sharp will cease production of solar panels at its Wrexham, UK factory, causing hundreds of job losses.

17 December 2013

Electrawinds asset sale blocked by Belgian court

Belgian wind power developer Electrawinds will not be able to sell off its assets as a result of a lawsuit brought by the Flemish Gimv investment fund.

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