Croatia has biggest rise in wind power in Southeastern Europe

Wind power capacity in 2015 increased 22% in Croatia, the most in the region, as the country added 76.2 MW, data published by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) show, SeeNews reported. Croatia’s cumulative wind power capacity stood at 422.7 MW at the end of the year, EWEA said in …

Statkraft, Credit Suisse Fund to Invest $1.2 Billion in Wind Power in Norway

Statkraft AS and partners including a Credit Suisse-backed fund will invest 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) in wind power in central Norway, reviving a project after bringing down costs and boosting capacity. Together with investment company Nordic Wind Power DA and utility Troenderenergi AS, Statkraft plans to build six wind …

Balkan Energy Leaders

Green World Conferences are proud to host the Balkan Energy Leaders, 4th annual conference and exhibition on 9-10 March 2016 in the Hyatt Regency Belgrade, Serbia. Gathering top energy leaders from all Balkan countries this year the event will even broader cover the renewable energy deployment discussing opportunities and obstacles …

China’s new wind power capacity hits record high

China’s newly installed wind power capacity reached a record high in 2015 amid increasing efforts from the government to boost clean energy. The new wind power capacity jumped to 32.97 gigawatts last year, more than 60 percent higher than 2014, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Tuesday. Wind power …

Britain abandons onshore wind just as new technology makes it cheap

Vestas chief Runevad says UK rules shut out the latest hi-tech turbines, leaving Britain behind as the global wind boom spreads. The world’s biggest producer of wind turbines has accused Britain of obstructing use of new technology that can slash costs, preventing the wind industry from offering one of the …

Darwin Shopping Centre Takes “Largest Solar System” Mantle

The largest rooftop solar power system in Australia is now in Darwin. The installation the 1.25-megawatt solar system at GPT Group’s Casuarina Square, the largest shopping centre in the Northern Territory, reached practical completion last week. The 4190 solar panel rooftop has enough output to power 310 average Australian households …