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Portuguese parliament slams excessive payments to generators

Portuguese parliament slams excessive payments to generators

The Portuguese parliament has approved a report calling for the government and regulators to curb excessive profits of electricity generators, including a €950 million alleged over-payment to EDP for guaranteeing supply from its Sines coal-fired plant.

Acciona trials solar modules to power wind turbine

Acciona trials solar modules to power wind turbine

VIDEO: Acciona has installed flexible carbon-based photovoltaic (PV) modules on a turbine in Spain in an attempt to make wind power more efficient.

RWE prepares for renewables growth with €5 billion loan

RWE prepares for renewables growth with €5 billion loan

RWE has secured a €5 billion credit line as it prepares to take over E.on and Innogy's renewable energy and gas storage businesses.

Nordex ramps up production ahead of busy H2

Nordex ramps up production ahead of busy H2

German turbine manufacturer Nordex has increased its manufacturing output ahead of a busy second half of the year, after installations in Q1 halved compared with 2018.

Lacklustre permitting induces latest undersubscribed tender

Lacklustre permitting induces latest undersubscribed tender

Prices inched up as the total capacity of successful projects declined in Germany's latest, undersubscribed wind power tender.

New wind farms boost E.on's renewables profits

New wind farms boost E.on's renewables profits

E.on's planned takeover of Innogy is "right on schedule" with the necessary approvals expected later this year, despite an EC investigation into the deal.

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