Policy Shift Puts 3 Gigawatts of Wind Energy Capacity in India for Sale

As India moves towards competitive auctions and away from incentives, companies that do not engage in renewable energy generation as their core business are now looking to offload these assets. According to recent media reports, around 3,000 megawatts of wind energy capacity is up for sale in India as the …

India’s Q2 2017 Wind Energy Addition Lowest In 2 Years

India’s wind energy capacity addition during April and June 2017 fell to historic levels as the sector added less than 7% of the capacity added during the preceding quarter. Compared to the 3,579 megawatts wind energy capacity added by India in Q1 2017, only 228 megawatts was added in Q2 …

Report: Green Gas Could Now Power One Million Homes

Anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK now produce enough green gas to power more than a million homes, according to an industry report released today by the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA). Capacity has jumped 18 per cent over the last year, the report found, bringing total AD …

Onshore Wind Delivers Almost a Quarter of Northern Ireland’s Power

Onshore wind capacity in Northern Ireland has passed the 1GW mark and is providing nearly a quarter of the country’s power, according to the latest generation figures from NI Electricity Networks. Following the opening of a number of new onshore wind farms, the latest figures show that there is now …

Report: Community Energy Projects Powering 130,000 UK Homes

More than 200 community energy organisations are now operating enough solar, hydro and wind schemes across the UK to power 130,000 homes, a new analysis of the nascent sector has revealed. The first ever Community Energy State of the Sector report today reveals that a total of 222 community energy …

NextEnergy Invests in ‘Subsidy-Free’ UK Solar Projects

In what could prove to be a major turning point for the UK’s embattled solar market, NextEnergy Solar Fund Ltd (NESF) has this week announced it has acquired a portfolio of projects it intends to develop “without subsidies”. The company confirmed earlier this week that it has acquired a portfolio …

Germany Onshore Wind Auction Fetches ‘Unexpected Low’ Price

Germany’s first competitive wind power auction under its new feed-in tariff regime has defied expectations by delivering an average bid price of just 5.71 Euro cents. The country’s Federal Energy Network Agency – or Bundesnetzagentur – announced on Friday it has accepted 70 bids totalling 807MW from onshore wind projects, …