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24 January 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

The European Investment Bank (EIB) invested almost GBP 1.2 billion in renewable energy projects in the UK throughout 2016. New EIB support for renewable energy related investment it the UK last year included GBP 500 million for a GBP 1.2 billion Caithness Moray transmission network project to reinforce electricity transmission in northern Scotland and improve connections between […]

5 January 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance

China plans to invest CNY 2.5 trillion (USD 361 billion) in renewable energy projects by 2020, according to the country's National Energy Administration (NEA). The announced investment is part of the country's 13th Five-Year Plan for Renewable Energy Development which is expected to ensure that renewable energy projects contribute to half of the country's electricity generation by […]

30 November 2016 Contracts & Tenders

Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, has issued a letter to the House of Representatives, informing it about the opening of the SDE+ subsidy scheme for renewable energy in 2017. Through tendering processes to be launched in spring and autumn of 2017, Minister Kamp plans to make EUR 12 billion available through SDE+. SDE+ (Stimulering Duurzame Energieproductie/Encouraging […]

27 March 2013

RenewableUK has welcomed new official figures which show that renewable energy provides a much cheaper way to generate electricity for British households than gas. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published a new report which sets out the impact of climate and energy policies on consumer bills. It says annual domestic energy bills […]

8 February 2013 Authorities

RenewableUK has welcomed the tabling of an amendment to the Energy Bill which would require the Government to set a decarbonisation target for the power sector in April 2014. The amendment was put forward by the Conservative MP Tim Yeo who chairs the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, and the Labour MP Barry Gardiner, […]

18 January 2013 Authorities

RenewableUK gave key evidence to the parliamentary committee scrutinising the landmark Energy Bill in Westminster today. The Bill sets out a radical new financial framework for the energy sector for the decades ahead. It aims to provide best value for money for consumers, while also ensuring the UK generates a secure supply of cleaner energy […]

19 December 2012 Business & Finance

The European Commission awarded over €1.2 billion to 23 highly innovative renewable energy demonstration projects under the first call for proposals for the so-called NER300 funding programme. The projects will be co-financed with revenues obtained from the sale of 200 million emission allowances from the new entrants' reserve (NER) of the EU Emissions Trading System. […]

29 November 2012

Trebling investment in low-carbon power provides the “stability and confidence” renewable energy developers are looking for from the Government, according to an industry leader. Sam Pick, of the Renewables Network, says details set out in the Energy Bill, which was published today, will also stimulate vital growth in the green supply chain. New policies, included […]

29 November 2012

Responding to the new UK Energy Bill set out in Westminster by Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “It is a long time since a UK Bill was introduced that will have such important consequences for Scotland, given the importance of renewable energy […]

23 July 2012

Responding to comments from Tim Yeo MP, Chair of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, who have examined the government’s draft Energy Bill, Catherine Birkbeck, Policy Manager for Grid and Markets at Scottish Renewables, said: “We have always said that the Energy Bill has the potential to make or break the renewables industry. The committee has […]

23 July 2012

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed the publication of a report by the Energy & Climate Change Select Committee following its pre-legislative scrutiny of the forthcoming Energy Bill. The report by the ECCC highlights a number of concerns which a range of commentators, including RenewableUK, had […]

30 May 2012 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Plans made between Germany’s government, the federal energy network and grid companies to distribute renewable energy by constructing new electricity lines by 2022 will allow the country to safely shift from nuclear power to renewables. According to Reuters, the plan involves an investment of tens of billions euros in power grid over the next ten […]

23 May 2012

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the UK wind and marine renewables industries, welcomed the publication of the draft Energy Bill, but warned that the industry still held concerns over the proposed timetable for implementation. With detailed arrangements in a host of areas still to be determined, and a challenging timetable for consultation, RenewableUK […]

10 May 2012 Authorities

RenewableUK has welcomed the introduction of a bill to reform the electricity market in today's Queen's Speech. The Energy Bill is designed to ensure delivery of low-carbon generation by replacing the current support system, the Renewables Obligation (which will cease for new projects in 2017) with a Feed-in Tariff with Contracts for Difference (FiT-CfD). Commenting […]

28 March 2012 Authorities, Business & Finance

  The U.S. Army reported on March 19 that it will partner with industry to invest up to $7 billion over the next 10 years in renewable energy sources, including wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy. The military department has released a draft request for proposal (RFP) that could allow multiple projects to begin nationwide. […]

16 February 2012 Authorities, Business & Finance

First Minister Alex Salmond thinks that independent Scotland could cash in GBP 30 billion from green energy over 20 years. He said that unparalleled energy resources would give Scotland a huge competitive advantage over the rest of Europe, reports The Guardian. The country has 25% of Europe's tidal and offshore wind potential and 10% of […]

3 January 2012 Authorities, Business & Finance

Chris Huhne revealed more evidence of the economic benefits of renewable energy as he reaffirmed the coalition’s commitment to meeting EU renewable energy targets. This came as the UK published an update on progress to source 15% of all energy from renewable sources by 2020. Latest research from DECC shows that so far this financial […]

12 December 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

SCOTLAND could earn billions of pounds a year by exporting electricity if Holyrood was handed full powers over the country’s energy sector...     By Andrew Whitaker (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, December 12, 2011

19 October 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

TGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on 30 May that Germany, the world's fourth-largest economy and Europe's biggest, would shutter... by John Daly (oilprice) [mappress] Source: oilprice, October 19, 2011

1 September 2011

  IRELAND NEEDS to develop its port and shipping services or risk losing out on substantial elements of a multibillion euro renewable energy...   By Tim O'Brien (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, September 01, 2011

3 May 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

Germany is offering 5 billion euros (7 billion dollars) in soft loans to kick-start investment in renewable energy, Chancellor Angela Merkel... (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, May 03, 2011;

24 February 2011 Authorities

The Ontario government will announce on Thursday that it is awarding roughly $3-billion in renewable-energy projects to dozens of companies... By Karen Howlett(theglobeandmail) [mappress] Source: theglobeandmail, February 24, 2011

14 September 2010 R&D

Iberdrola the Spanish owner of ScottishPower, is to plough £3 billion into renewable energy projects in Scotland over the next three years... By Jane Bradley (thescotsman) [mappress] Source: thescotsman, September 14, 2010;

11 July 2019 R&D

The first half of 2019 saw a 14% decrease in global renewable energy investment compared to H1 2018, according to the latest report from BloombergNEF (BNEF). The H1 2019 global investment in renewables amounted to USD 117.6 billion, said to be mainly caused by the plunge in activity in China as it shifts away from government-set tariffs to […]

12 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance

The global offshore wind operation and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow by 17% annually to EUR 11 billion by 2028, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables. Europe is the largest contributor with EUR 6.7 billion in value, while the Asia Pacific region is keeping up the pace in O&M […]

21 May 2019 Business & Finance

TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced another Green Bond issue of EUR 1.25 billion, with proceeds set to be used for investing in offshore wind. The green bond is split into a tranche of EUR 500 million, under an 11-year term and a coupon of 0.875%, and EUR 750 million, under a 20-year term and a […]