Posts Tagged ‘fall’

EU warned about ‘lost decade’ for renewables as costs continue to fall

One key ingredient to keep the European renewable industry competitive is to raise the EU's 2030 renewables target to 35%, says Giles Dickson, CEO of WindEurope. [ David Clarke / Flickr ] The cost of generating electricity from renewable energies is set to reach new lows worldwide, according to projections by the International Renewable Energy […]

Europe Power-Prompt prices fall on weather but remaining winter prices rise

European OTC day-ahead power sagged on Thursday on predictions for warmer weather and more wind supply near term, but most positions further ahead posted gains. * “There are a few question marks over medium-term demand and that's why the prices for coming weeks and the remaining winter months are up, just in case,” one trader […]

Nuclear plans ‘should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs’

Lib Dems and green groups say reduced price of state support should sound death knell for plants such as Hinkley Point C The government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low. Experts said green energy had […]

Huge boost for renewables as offshore windfarm costs fall to record low

Green groups say record low price should sound death knell for Hinkley Point C after subsidy auction sets price for windpower below even lowest forecast Offshore windfarms will be built for a record low price in the UK early next decade, after developers bid far more aggressively than expected for a multimillion-pound pot of government […]

Renewables investment in UK will fall 95% over next three years – study

Analysis reveals extent of decline because of subsidy cuts and raises concerns about Britain meeting emissions targets Investment in windfarms will fall off a “cliff edge” over the next three years and put the UK’s greenhouse gas reduction targets at risk, a thinktank has found. More than £1bn of future investment in renewable energy projects […]

China to Cut Solar, Wind Power Prices as Project Costs Fall

China is reducing the amount of money it pays to newly completed solar and wind power generators for their electricity, in order to reflect declines in construction costs, the country's price regulator and economic planner said Monday. The nation will cut tariffs paid to solar farms by as much as 19 percent in 2017 from […]

Renewable stocks fall on concern Donald Trump will cut support for green energy

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Europe’s offshore wind industry booming as costs fall

The European Union’s push away from fossil fuels toward renewables, along with falling costs, has seen offshore wind thrive with turbines being installed from the Irish to the Baltic Seas, reports Environment 360 On a sunny October morning, our boat passes the run-down relicts of Liverpool’s maritime past and heads down the river Mersey and […]

New wind farm on pace for fall finish

Next Era Energy Resources, of Juno Beach, Florida, is constructing a 97-unit wind farm in DeKalb County. The work is set to finish by late November. View full post on Wind Power News

Tariff rate fall could threaten Bute wind scheme

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. A fall in the rate of incentives paid for generating ‘green’ electricity could put a Bute community wind power scheme under threat – before it has even begun. View full post […]