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Jun 2, 2014
More than 90% of the world’s offshore wind power is currently installed off northern Europe, but the global offshore map is set to strike a very different picture in the next ten years if China can find the right tools and partners to help meet its goals.
May 22, 2014
Brazil may be a major emerging market, but it is not an easy one. Here Aris Karcanias, renewable energy unit managing director at FTI Consulting, tells what to watch out for.
May 20, 2014
Rame Energy plc, the international energy consultant, engineer and power generator, has reported that the mobilisation of site equipment and site clearance at the Company’s 15MW Raki/Huajache Project in Chile has commenced.
Mar 24, 2014
Alstom’s experience in Brazil is instructive for any original equipment manufacturer (OEM) looking to break into an emerging market. Product management director, Thibault Desclee de Maredsous, talks of operations and maintenance (O&M) and more.
Mar 17, 2014
Industry players at this year’s European Wind Energy Association conference had their sights firmly set on emerging markets as support schemes drop away across Europe.
Mar 10, 2014
The South African government has managed to provide a bankable legal framework via its REIPPP initiative for wind energy projects. We assess the current status and the sustainability of this emerging market's growth prospects.
Feb 27, 2014
Government body, the Department of Environmental Affairs, development group SANEDI, the Council for Scientific Research and world renowned University of Stellenbosch are set to share the latest developments surrounding South African wind energy in April.
Feb 17, 2014
The intermittent nature of wind can wreak havoc on the grid. Wind Energy Update explores the current status in emerging wind energy market, South Africa, and how the nation’s utility Eskom is placed to ensure a stable electricity grid.
Jan 30, 2014
Rand Merchant Bank, one of South Africa’s leading banks has confirmed their sponsorship of a wind energy summit in Cape Town later this year
Jan 29, 2014
With almost 2,000 megawatts [MW] of onshore wind, South Africa is under the global spotlight as the industry’s most exciting market.
Jan 23, 2014
African renewables have recently seen unprecedented growth but it is clear there are still challenges ahead, such as Social Economic Empowerment
Dec 23, 2013
South Africa’s power grid has gotten a fair amount of bad press in the past. Adding wind into the equation shouldn’t hurt, though… provided Eskom is on side.
Dec 20, 2013
The South African renewable energy programme has been bolstered with $3billion USD of clean energy projects in the most recent round of the SA competitive bidding process. As a result the country is billed as 2014’s most exciting onshore wind market.