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Onshore wind power will be disadvantaged when its key support mechanism in the US expires next year, while solar PV retaining a tax deduction will make it more competitive, analysts believe.
French developer Neoen is planning a major hybrid project in South Australia with up to 1.8GW of wind and solar plus a storage component dwarfing the world's current largest lithium-ion battery.
"Extraordinary policy action" is needed to encourage the roll-out of technology needed to transform the world's energy system and limit global warming to below 2C by mid-century.
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.
Norway's Statkraft plans to invest $180 million building three wind farms in central Chile.
Germany's latest onshore wind tender was once again undersubscribed, as the total capacity of successful projects continues to fall while prices remain level.
Australia's renewable energy target (RET) of 33TWh will be met early, following the completion of Goldwind's Cattle Hill project in Tasmania, according to industry body the Clean Energy Council.
Australian developer Tilt Renewables' board has approved investment in the 133MW Waipipi wind farm in New Zealand, paving the way for financial close.
Despite all the work that goes into finding a suitable location for a wind farm, assessing the wind resource and designing the best layout and technology to suit site conditions and maximise power yields, actual output can still fall short of expectations. Windpower Monthly investigates the reasons.
Ørsted's has passed the halfway mark as it installs the 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines off the UK's east coast at what will be the world's biggest offshore wind farm.
GE Renewable Energy's first project in Greece faced several levels of complexity -- literally. Windpower Monthly looks at how the firm built a wind farm spanning a 1,000-metre height difference.
Icebreaker, the $126 million 20.7MW project in Lake Erie, will not come online until 2022, two years later than the original commissioning date.
With the deadline looming to start work at the end of 2019 to qualify for tax credits, building a supply chain is the priority for the nascent US offshore wind sector.