Solar Smashes Wind In First German Technology Neutral Tender

As the expiry of the previous support scheme for renewable energy in Denmark resulted in a significant expansion with land based wind energy in 2017, we hold our breath to see how the annual technology neutral wind and solar tenders for 2018 and 2019 will pan out in the country. …

ACCIONA To Build 145 Megawatt Texas Wind Farm

ACCIONA Energia announced this week that it will build its ninth wind farm in the United States with the development of the 145 megawatt (MW) Palmas Atlas wind farm in Texas, its second wind farm in the Lone Star State. ACCIONA Energia, the renewable energy subsidiary of Spanish infrastructure company …

Global Wind Power Capacity To Double By 2027, Claims MAKE Consulting

MAKE Consulting has predicted that annual wind power capacity additions will average out at more than 65 gigawatts (GW) between 2018 and 2027, thanks in part to the increasing demand in offshore wind and the expanding contribution of emerging markets. MAKE Consulting, which is now a part of research and …

Macquarie Group Invests In 226 Megawatt Australian Murra Warra Wind Farm

The 226 megawatt (MW) Murra Warra Wind Farm Stage One has announced financial close this week after securing investments from developer Renewable Energy Systems and banking giant Macquarie Group, which will allow construction to commence immediately. Renewable Energy Systems (RES), the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, boasting a portfolio …

Vattenfall Plans €100 Million Investment In Large-Scale Solar

Swedish power company Vattenfall, known most recently for its wind energy development, has announced that it plans to invest €100 million in large-scale solar energy generation over the next two years, as part of the company’s plans to become fossil free within a generation. Announced last week, Vattenfall revealed plans …