Tagged With Wind
Record-breaking clean energy investment overtakes fossil fuel spending
11 August 2017
As capital spending across the fossil fuel industry continues to fall, investment in low carbon energy is thriving, helping to push electricity sector capex to record levels, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)
Good winds ahead
13 July 2017
World Energy Focus talks to Michael Hannibal, chief executive of offshore operations Siemens Gamesa, the company's renewables division, about what has driven its development and how the industry plans to continue to drive down the cost of renewable energy
Greener and greener
24 November 2016
The Paris Agreement and a sharp fall in costs cheered investors in renewable energy
Forward march
24 November 2016
Renewable energy has proved its credentials. The coming year will only add more momentum to the global rollout
Renewables scale the heights of power
31 October 2016
Electricity generated from renewable energy will soar over the next five years with wind and solar leading the charge
Renewable energy in Africa spurred on by economic factors
20 March 2014
Encouraged by economic factors, renewable energy has seen considerable growth across the continent both at a large and much smaller scale
E.On sees Europe’s gas future married to renewables
8 June 2012
The future of European gas is married to renewable energy and reforms of the carbon emissions trading system, the head of Germany’s E.On Ruhrgas and E.On Trading said in an exclusive interview with Petroleum Economist
Chinese grid creaks under the strain
28 October 2010
China's wind-energy programme has been a victim of its own success, as over-capacity, especially in remote areas, has put pressure on the country's under-developed electricity grid, writes Ian Lewis
We will become better – Statoil
30 September 2010
Statoil CEO Helge Lund talks to Miles Lang about the effects of the US Gulf oil spill on the global deep-water industry, gas's leading role in a low-carbon future and wind-power economics
United Kingdom: Grand wind-power plans far from assured
1 September 2010
DOZENS of wind farms are in the pipeline and manufacturers are queuing up to build turbines in the UK, attracted by positive noises from the new coalition government and existing incentives
China drives global green investment
1 July 2010
Finance is still flowing in to the renewable energy sector, particularly wind power and driven by China, but the overall investment picture remains fragile, writes Ian Lewis
Power grid investment: The distribution challenge
1 July 2010
JUNE'S £3.2bn rights issue from UK-based energy firm National Grid reflects the big investments needed to modernise power grids. The distribution network must be adapted to carry power supplied from intermittent renewable sources, such as wind and solar plants, often generated in remote locations
Wind-power outlook strong, as competition intensifies
4 May 2010
FUNDING has caused problems for wind-power developers and over-supply has been a problem for Chinese turbine manufacturers over the last year
Clean-tech: let battle commence
1 March 2010
The struggle for leadership in clean-energy technology pitches the ingenuity and know-how of Silicon Valley against the industrial might of China, writes Conal Walsh
UK awards big offshore wind-power concessions
26 January 2010
Companies have been selected to develop the UK's offshore wind-power sector, but meeting demanding government targets will be tough
China secures first-mover advantage in the market for renewable energy
1 December 2009
China wants to become a world leader in renewable energy technologies and is already staking its claim, writes Conal Walsh
Nuclear may be needed for a cleaner future
29 July 2005
The ever-increasing political focus on carbon emissions, climate change and energy efficiency is having a major effect on the shape and direction of the power sector in the UK. Wind-power capacity is growing, but nuclear generation may yet make a comeback, writes Alex Msimang, partner, Vinson & Elkins RLLP