Policy, investment and markets Features for July 2011
The more cautious lending environment means wind projects will only get off the ground once they pass the scrutiny of some major due diligence investigations.
14 July, 2011
As the public reels from the impact of seemingly never-ending fuel price rises, the UK Government seems to be on the way to pulling off a conjuring trick of shifting incentives towards nuclear and away from renewables, without hardly a whimper of opposition. And despite the tragedy at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan, unlike in countries such as Germany there is no cast iron guarantee that the UK will seriously water down its future nuclear ambitions.
13 July, 2011
Despite last minute mixed-signals by the Berlusconi Government, it now appears that Italian solar photovoltaic (PV) tariffs for the remainder of 2011 and 2012 are fixed.
12 July, 2011
Clean Energy investment in the United Kingdom dropped by 70% in 2010, and the nation's position among G-20 leaders fell from fifth in 2009 to 13th, according to new research released by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
12 July, 2011
The Introduction of the Community Benefit Protocol in the UK could make a significant difference to communities close to proposed wind farms. So how does this work, and could it be a model adopted by other countries?
11 July, 2011
Developers, Investors and clean energy companies are on tenterhooks over the future of the US renewables industry as Republican politicians train their sights on environmental legislation in the US
07 July, 2011
July/August 2011: This second monthly column, written by the ceo of the Energy Industries Council, reports on the latest new project developments in the global renewable energy marketplace.
01 July, 2011