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    1. February 1, 2016

      Siemens / Gamesa: full tilt

      It is not just bad luck that comes in threes. European wind power companies — turbine makers, not the wind harvesters —...

    2. January 29, 2016

      Siemens and Gamesa discuss wind power deal

      Germany’s Siemens is in talks to acquire Spain’s Gamesa in a move that could create the world’s biggest wind turbine...

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    1. January 28, 2016

      Clean energy growth too slow, warns UN

      The world is investing far less in low-carbon energy than it needs to achieve the international objectives for limiting...

    2. January 25, 2016

      Abengoa jumps 59% on hopes for 'viability' plan

      Abengoa shares leapt has much as 59 per cent this morning ahead of a board meeting later today where a “viability” plan...

    3. January 17, 2016

      Researchers see energy solution in artificial photosynthesis

      The world is now used to the idea of generating energy from sunlight — the installed capacity of photovoltaic solar...

    4. January 14, 2016

      Sunset for solar investments widens EIS spectrum

      Universities are moving to mop up venture capital redirected from green energy schemes after a government clampdown on...

    5. January 6, 2016

      Few investors shed tears over EDF’s lofty fall from the top tier

      There are occasions in a nation’s business life when, like a landscape photograph, one event freezes the moment and...

    6. January 6, 2016

      Lords will try to rescind cuts in solar grants

      David Cameron’s cuts to solar subsidies are in jeopardy as his former coalition partners try to use their substantial...

    7. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      First Solar grabs first place on S&P 500

      First Solar shares are stealing the limelight on Tuesday. The US solar panel company is the best performing stock on...

    8. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      EU opens in-depth probe into Drax biomass plans

      The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether the UK government’s plans to subsidise the...

    9. January 4, 2016

      Investors look to India as the next solar power

      As recently as a few months ago, the alternative energy targets announced by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s...

    10. December 27, 2015

      Williams harnesses Formula One aerofoil technology for fridges

      In a room at the back of a 38,000 sq ft engineering facility at the Oxfordshire headquarters of the Williams Formula...

    11. December 22, 2015

      Scotland closes in on renewables milestone

      Scotland has declared an early success in its battle to meet ambitious green energy targets, with renewable power...

    12. December 17, 2015

      Wind and solar groups cheer US budget tax breaks

      US renewable energy companies have reacted with jubilation to the budget deal agreed in the US Congress on Tuesday,...

    13. December 17, 2015

      Business attacks UK solar subsidy cuts

      Ministers unveiled a string of subsidy cuts for rooftop solar and other green energy systems on Thursday, five days...

    14. December 16, 2015

      Donald Trump taunted by Alex Salmond after losing wind farm case

      Donald Trump has lost a legal challenge to an offshore wind farm near his Scottish golf course, the latest in a series...

    15. December 16, 2015

      Chinese SOE snaps up Australia wind farms group

      China’s State Power Investment Corporation has agreed to buy Pacific Hydro, a renewable energy business, in the latest...

    16. December 15, 2015

      Climate deal: Carbon dated?

      If there was one sound that captured the frantic nature of the talks that led to the Paris climate change deal last...

    17. Fast FT

      December 14, 2015

      Drax jumps 10% as biomass subsidy hopes rise

      A day after almost 200 countries signed the first climate change deal in two decades, there is a rare flash of optimism...

    18. December 8, 2015

      Energy storage is no longer just hot air

      Of the technical advances transforming the energy business, none is potentially more important than storage. Used on a...

    19. December 8, 2015

      EM renewables: where’s the FDI?

      While much attention at the climate talks in Paris centres on major economies such as the US and China, no country is...

    20. December 6, 2015

      Energy group hails Scotland’s renewables policy

      The head of Spanish energy group Iberdrola has called Scotland an “example to the world” of how high carbon prices and...

    21. December 4, 2015

      Mayors call for more powers to fight climate change

      Cities are taking bold action on climate change but need to be given more autonomy to act independently of...

    22. FT Alphaville

      December 3, 2015

      Financial engineering to save the planet

      One of the problems with green energy finance is the nature of the asset. Unlike fossil fuel developments, which spread...

    23. December 3, 2015

      Google steps up its purchases of renewable energy

      Google on Thursday unveiled plans to buy electricity generated by a string of new wind and solar farms around the...

    24. December 2, 2015

      Renewable Energy sells to BlackRock after government squeeze

      A company running onshore wind farms across the UK has become one of the highest profile casualties of the government’s...

    25. December 1, 2015

      RWE plans IPO of its business focused on renewable energy

      RWE, Germany’s second-largest utility, on Tuesday responded to radical changes in energy policy by unveiling plans to...

    26. November 30, 2015

      COP21: Gates fund to back development of liquid hydrocarbons

      Bill Gates has predicted oil made from sunlight could be available within a decade under a multibillion-dollar drive to...

    27. beyondbrics

      November 30, 2015

      Financing renewables: how Egypt and Jordan are attracting private capital

      While the world debates climate change at the COP21 talks in Paris, it is worth having a look at how the emerging...

    28. November 30, 2015

      COP21 Paris climate talks: US solar tax credit debate heats up

      As President Barack Obama arrives in Paris for the climate talks, a centrepiece of his country’s renewable energy...

    29. November 29, 2015

      COP21 Paris climate talks: India looms as obstacle to deal

      India probably has more at stake in the struggle against global warming than any other large economy represented at...

    30. November 29, 2015

      Aquila Capital bets on real assets

      Roman Rosslenbroich, co-founder and chief executive of Aquila Capital, the hedge fund company, is far from the...

    31. November 27, 2015

      David Cameron comes under fire over green cuts

      A clutch of big companies including Tesco and Ikea have urged David Cameron to rethink his government’s plans to slash...

    32. November 27, 2015

      Rallying cry in Paris to avoid environmental catastrophe

      Among the thousands of delegates heading to Paris to finalise a new global climate change accord, there will be...

    33. November 26, 2015

      India is right to resist the west’s carbon imperialism

      A decade or two from now, the world should be able to look back at next week’s UN climate conference in Paris and say...

    34. November 25, 2015

      Autumn Statement: Government cuts green schemes

      There will be further cuts to government schemes designed to encourage low-carbon energy and greater efficiency, the...

    35. November 23, 2015

      How Morocco’s King Mohammed VI secured priority for renewables

      An unusual sight greets observant visitors to Casablanca’s Mohammed V airport. Red numbers light up on a hoarding high...

    36. November 18, 2015

      Switch from coal: who wins and loses in Rudd’s energy plan?

      Q: How significant is shutting down all coal power by 2025? A: This is not unexpected news for the industry. Energy...

    37. November 18, 2015

      Enel bets hard on renewable energy

      Enel, the Italian utility, is doubling down on renewable energy after clinching a long-awaited deal to buy out minority...

    38. November 17, 2015

      Batteries start to compete for power grid

      The cost of batteries is falling to the point that they are becoming an increasingly viable option for uses such as...

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