Wind Power News

Bloomberg News Editors - July 30, 2014

France Spurs Efficiency, Renewables with $13.4 Billion Energy Plan

France’s planned energy law will mobilize about €10 billion (US $13.4 billion) in investment through tax credits and low-interest loans to spur efficiency and renewable power, Environment...

Corina Rivera-Linares - July 29, 2014

New Jersey Moves Forward with Distributed Energy Resource Plan

New Jersey state regulators approved a subrecipient agreement last week with the state Economic Development Authority (EDA) to work jointly in the establishment and operation of the...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 25, 2014

German Utilities Paid to Stabilize Grid Due to Increased Wind and Solar

Germany’s push toward renewable energy is causing so many drops and surges from wind and solar power that more utilities than ever are receiving money from the grids to help stabilize...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 24, 2014

UK Announces $340 Million Renewable Power Contract Auction

The U.K. said renewable-power projects will compete for guaranteed payments worth more than 200 million pounds ($340 million) a year as part of its first auction of contracts to spur...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 24, 2014

EU Approves UK Payments for Renewables, Capacity Guarantees

The European Commission approved the U.K. government’s renewable energy contracts and so-called capacity payments, saying the program that benefits power plants complies with state-aid...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 23, 2014

Europe To Build Only 192 GW of Wind Power Capacity by 2020

Falling power demand and an economic slump in Europe prompted the region’s wind-turbine industry group to cut its forecast for installations through 2020.

Bloomberg News Editors - July 23, 2014

ABB Hit by Wind, Solar Charges for Third Consecutive Quarter

ABB Ltd. earnings dropped for a third consecutive quarter, missing analyst estimates, amid mounting charges at the unit for offshore wind and solar projects.

Kenneth Bossong - July 21, 2014

Renewables Provide 56 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in First Half of 2014

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 17, 2014

China Three Years Late on Installing Offshore Wind Farms

China is three years behind schedule on a plan that would make it the world’s biggest market for offshore wind, a setback for the $15 billion industry that’s seeking to produce affordable...

Japanese Manufacturer Expands Renewables Business, Acquires Solectria and The Switch

Japanese machinery maker Yaskawa Electric Corp. announced will acquire US.-based inverter maker Solectria Renewables LLC and Finnish wind turbine components maker The Switch to expand...

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