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Apr 2, 2015
As the original wind farms awarded under Rounds 1 and 2 of the REIPPP are starting to come online, Round 4 is beginning to see reduced financial risk. We check in with two individuals involved in both rounds.
Mar 31, 2015
Members from the Department of Trade and Industry, department of energy and the Independent Power Producer programme will be attending and presenting at the 2nd year of Wind Energy Summit Cape Town.
Mar 24, 2015
South Africa has grown its wind energy generating capacity by 560MW for 2014 (GWEC). With a physically and financially constrained grid, getting more wind power online remains a challenge for the foreseeable future. But when there is a will, there is a...
Mar 4, 2015
Arup and Monsson Group have signed up to become executive partners at Wind Energy Summit Cape Town 2015. The agreements amount to a combined effort to promote and expand the wind energy industry in South Africa in light of recent development to the REIPP...
Feb 7, 2015
Despite a recent setback for one offshore wind project, it would seem another has managed to dot its i’s and cross its t’s when it comes to bagging finance and marine industry experience.
Jan 29, 2015
2015’s official Wind Energy Forecast for the South African market was released today detailing the key market trends in 2015 for wind energy in the country. Leading experts from Vestas, Siemens, Barclays, and Green Cape discussed key questions facing...
Jan 20, 2015
Cape Wind officials aren’t saying much in the aftermath of losing two crucial power purchase agreements with utilities early this month. But others have plenty to say and this serious bump in the road is not the end for US offshore wind promise.
Jan 19, 2015
Wind projects with a socio-economic slant need not be charity cases. More examples of wind power projects in emerging markets and remote areas are showing the wider economic benefits of this natural resource from Africa to Chile. We learn which companies...
Dec 29, 2014
The US Department of the Interior has appointed Abigail Ross Hopper as director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which manages the development of conventional and renewable energy and marine mineral resources on the Outer Continental...
Dec 16, 2014
Transmission company National Grid and Anbaric, headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, have chosen to come together as Green Line Infrastructure Alliance.
Dec 16, 2014
The Met Office and WindSim have formed a partnership to work on more accurate wind resource assessments and wind power forecasts to meet demand for improved short term power forecasting and longer term power yield analysis.
Nov 24, 2014
Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) to explore options for utilising up to $1 billion to finance the sale of U.S. clean energy exports to India.
Nov 24, 2014
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has offered a right-of-way (ROW) grant to Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System for the Block Island Transmission System (BITS).