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Lazard: US renewables reach cost-parity tipping point

Israel's first photovoltaic power plant Ketura Sun installed by Siemens

New research suggests large wind and solar farms capable of under-cutting gas generation without recourse to subsidy

18 Sep 2014

Analysts: Global offshore wind market poised for fivefold growth

RWE Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm

GlobalData predicts offshore wind power to deliver nearly 40GW of capacity by the end of the decade

18 Sep 2014

Germany charges forward with opening of Europe's largest grid battery plant

General Electric wind turbine

Utility cuts ribbon on cutting-edge 5MW energy storage system designed to help manage fluctuations in renewable energy supplies

17 Sep 2014

Mainstream Renewable Power inks deal to deliver Ghana's first utility-scale wind farm

Leading developer celebrates deal to build and operate 225MW Ayitepa Wind Farm, as it predicts power will come online in early 2016

16 Sep 2014

EU wind chief: governments must 'relinquish strangleholds' over energy policy

EWEA's Thomas Becker calls for EU to move towards energy union to bolster energy security and cut bills

15 Sep 2014

Governments need to understand that onshore wind is supported by UK public

Gordon MacDougall, UK and Ireland managing director for RES, explains why the company has helped set up a new campaign to promote British wind energy

15 Sep 2014

British wind power industry targets sceptical politicians with new campaign

Companies join forces to convince UK politicians that onshore wind is both affordable and popular

15 Sep 2014

Westermost Rough offshore wind farm delivers first power from giant 6MW turbine

DONG Energy reports that energisation process completed for the first of Siemens' next generation turbines

10 Sep 2014

UK offshore wind sector set to hit 11GW by 2020

GlobalData report also predicts up to £4.6bn will be invested in the sector through to the end of the decade

05 Sep 2014

Giant £310m wind turbine factory in Hull gets green light

Council says Approval for Siemens and Association of British Ports project will establish Hull as "the UK's Energy Estuary"

04 Sep 2014

Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm reaches halfway point

More than 290MW of clean energy capacity now online at the world's second largest offshore wind farm

03 Sep 2014

SmartestEnergy announces 'first' Power Purchase Agreements for CfD green generators

Independent energy specialist reveals new power purchase agreements specifically designed to support generators with contract for difference support

03 Sep 2014

Wind energy outstrips coal as industry smashes August generation record

Official figures show that wind turbines provided more power to the grid than coal plants on five separate days last month

01 Sep 2014

Masdar cuts ribbon on Samoa's first wind farm

Abu Dhabi backed green investment giant says Pacific Islands renewables projects are cutting both costs and carbon emissions for developing nations

29 Aug 2014

Inside the wind energy industry's PR push

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Green PR Company of the Year Hill+Knowlton Strategies reveals how it helped the wind energy industry get a fair hearing

26 Aug 2014

Scottish oil yard aims to tap offshore wind farm boom

Port of Ardersier gets green light from government to become offshore wind hub, as Dong Energy inks deal for Vestas 8MW turbines

22 Aug 2014

Scottish government rejects 114MW wind farm

Glenmorie wind farm denied planning permission amid landscape concerns

22 Aug 2014

Renewables records reveal how clean energy is starting to light up the world

The renewables revolution is fast gathering pace and we are now just a few pieces of the jigsaw away from an ultra-low emission grid

19 Aug 2014

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