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RWE: British wind power market is 'stagnating'

RWE Taff Ely Wind Farm north of Bridgend in South Wales

Energy giant slams height restrictions and Eric Pickles' 'political intervention' in planning system

12 Dec 2014

RWE chief: We will not follow E.ON in ditching fossil fuels

RWE Group CEO Peter Terium

But energy giant admits it did consider separating renewables and conventional power businesses two years ago

04 Dec 2014

Dual boost for UK offshore wind industry: Gwynt y Môr completes construction and new Rampion plans unveiled

Seajack installing the final blades at Gwynt y Mor

E.ON reveals final design for 400MW offshore Rampion wind farm, as RWE Innogy says final cable installed at 576MW Gwynt y Môr development

25 Nov 2014

RenewableUK: Offshore wind projects are 'grinding to a halt'

Trade association issues stark warning to government after RWE shelves investment plans for Galloper offshore wind farm

13 Oct 2014

Fossil fuel energy system has 'reached its natural end', says ex-npower boss

Volker Beckers is taking up a new role with Forum for the Future where he hopes to promote community renewable energy projects

28 Aug 2014

RWE records drop in earnings as fossil fuels hit by renewables

'Conventional power plants are losing ground,' says chief executive Peter Terium

14 Aug 2014

RWE launches legal challenge to Pickles wind farm block

Developer confirms High Court challenge as Communities Secretary rejects second RWE wind farm recommended by planning officials

31 Jul 2014

RWE slots in final turbines at Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm

UK's second largest wind farm due for completion this winter

01 Jul 2014

BT calls up wind farm savings with £440m investment

Telco signs long-term power purchase agreements for Fallago Rig, Mynydd Bwllfa and Heysham South wind farms

04 Jun 2014

Npower fined £125,000 by Ofgem for green energy reporting error

Company handed penalty by Ofgem after using incorrect data to calculate the amount of electricity supplied to customers

19 May 2014

RWE moves into UK solar with 37MW array

German energy giant plans to install 144,000 panels on a former airbase in Oxfordshire

23 Apr 2014

UK Green Investment Bank launches £461m wave of funding for offshore wind project

Government-backed bank announces equity investments in Westermost Rough and Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farms

31 Mar 2014

At what point should the offshore wind industry start worrying?

London Array and Forewind ditch plans for 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity in one day, but DECC maintains the industry has a bright future

20 Feb 2014

RWE insists Lynemouth biomass conversion plans still on track

Company insists group remains committed to biomass, despite Innogy unit's decision to sell off some plants

17 Jan 2014

RWE ditches "dead" renewables financing model in favour of partnership approach

npower renewables rebrands and revamps business model to drive new approach to renewable energy financing

16 Jan 2014

RWE npower confirms plan to close UK coal power plant

Company details how it is looking to comply with EU emissions rules by closing seven fossil fuel power plants by 2023

10 Jan 2014

RWE npower trims proposed Triton Knoll offshore wind capacity

RWE npower announces it is to cut project to between 600MW and 900MW of capacity in pursuit of greater efficiency

07 Jan 2014

RWE: We're still committed to offshore wind with 'all guns blazing'

Utility maintains decision to shelve Atlantic Array was purely down to technical issues, downplaying investor confidence fears

27 Nov 2013

Energy firm RWE npower axes £4bn UK windfarm amid political uncertainty

UK's green plans dealt blow by shelving of Atlantic Array, which would have powered 1m homes and created thousands of jobs

26 Nov 2013

RWE slashes jobs in face of German renewables boom

Utility aiming to save €1bn as it responds to shrinking demand for fossil fuel power

15 Nov 2013

Co-op seeks to spin off renewables business in rescue plan

Company hopes to retain opportunity to invest in wind farms and other green power schemes as RWE raises £71m for renewable energy investment

11 Nov 2013

RWE seeks to slash dividend in response to renewables boom

German utility proposes halving existing dividend and lowering future payouts in response to drop in conventional power output

20 Sep 2013

RWE powers down 3.1GW of fossil fuel plants due to solar surge

Energy giant says booming solar market has made conventional power plants unprofitable to operate

15 Aug 2013

RWE npower halts Tilbury biomass development

Company says difficult market conditions and lack of policy clarity are behind decision to suspend work on flagship project

05 Jul 2013

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