Siemens Gamesa Overtakes Vestas As Leading Wind Manufacturer

Less than a year after its successful merger, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been named the leading wind manufacturer by two analyst firms, thereby dethroning Danish manufacturer Vestas. It is the time of year to be looking back on wind turbine manufacturers’ previous year’s efforts, and those of us who …

Siemens Gamesa Awarded 100 Megawatt Mexico Wind Project In Latest Auction

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Friday that it has secured a new wind turbine order in Mexico for the supply of 100 megawatts (MW) as part of the most recent renewable energy auction held in the country in November of 2017. Mexico’s third Long-term Auction for renewables was held …

British Solar Renewables and Mongoose Strike Community Solar Management Deal

British Solar Renewables (BSR) has agreed a ‘first of its kind’ deal to manage 50MW of community-owned solar assets on behalf of Mongoose Energy, the two companies announced today. The deal will see BSR take over the operations and maintenance (O&M) of 14 Mongoose solar parks for five years – …

Portugal’s Renewable Electricity Production in March Exceeded Consumption

Portugal is taking an early lead in renewables to such an extent that for the month of March it produced 4.3% more renewable electricity, at 4,812 GWh, than its total electricity consumption of 4,647 GWh. Perhaps more impressively, Portugal put up these numbers in the face of a massive 9.7% …

Walmart Plots Wind and Solar Surge as it Slashes Supply Chain Emissions

Walmart has unveiled plans to further expand its use of solar panels, wind farms and electric vehicle charge points as it reported progress in slashing greenhouse gas emissions across its global supply chain last year. The US retailer yesterday revealed it has worked with hundreds of global suppliers to achieve …

India Had Coal-Free Power Capacity Addition During 8 Months In 2017

India probably witnessed the greenest stretch of its power sector last year in terms of new capacity added. No thermal power capacity was added in 8 of the 12 months last year in India. India managed to add coal-based power capacity in only 4 of the 12 months last calendar …