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Germany climate package 'lacking in courage and power'

Germany climate package 'lacking in courage and power'

Major demonstrations against climate change took place in German cities on 20 September, the day when the government's "climate cabinet" announced decisions which, claimed the federal environment ministry, mark "a new beginning for German climate policy".

Repowering potential for SGRE in Senvion deal

Repowering potential for SGRE in Senvion deal

Senvion's service contracts and the opportunities they present for forging future repowering deals are likely to be among the embattled manufacturer's most attractive assets as competitor Siemens Gamesa pursues a deal, according to a wind power industry analyst.

Russia allocates €3.14 billion to support wind

Russia allocates €3.14 billion to support wind

The Russian government has finally approved the allocation of RUB 222 billion (€3.14 billion) to support wind projects between 2022 and 2035.

Commission clears RWE-E.on deal

Commission clears RWE-E.on deal

The European Commission (EC) has given final approval to the asset swap deal that paves the way for German utility RWE to hold a 9GW-plus renewables portfolio and E.on to grow its distribution and retail businesses.

SGRE in 'final negotiations' to buy Senvion assets

SGRE in 'final negotiations' to buy Senvion assets

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is in talks to acquire "selected services and onshore assets" in Europe from rival manufacturer Senvion.

Denmark allows taller turbines

Denmark allows taller turbines

The minister of business affairs has altered an executive order lifting a height restriction meaning local authorities can permit turbines with a tip height of above 150 metres.

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