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TOP STORIES

EU announces probe as Chinese ambitions grow April 9, 2024

Chinese wind turbine makers are looking to make inroads outside China as they seek to increase their global stranglehold. In response, the EU has launched a probe into the use of Chinese turbines, echoing concerns from the US.

ENERGY STORAGE

Revealed: Britain’s 10 energy storage hotspots April 9, 2024

Energy Storage Report discloses the ten areas of GB expected to install the most storage projects by 2026

ENERGY STORAGE

Expert Panel: How to minimise risk in BESS construction April 4, 2024

Tamarindo’s Energy Storage Report convenes expert panel to analyse construction risks in battery projects

WIND

Is offshore wind going to take off in Brazil? April 2, 2024

Offshore wind projects of over 189GW are in the development pipeline in Brazil, with Corio and Neoenergia both making new commitments last week. But investor enthusiasm is being tempered by the country’s unclear regulatory regime and the rising cost of offshore wind globally.

ENERGY STORAGE

US grid-scale energy storage deployment doubles March 27, 2024

US grid-scale energy storage installations reached 7.9GWh last year, up from 3.9GW in 2022, with deployment expected to increase 30 per cent in 2024

WIND

US boosts developers with tax credit flexibility March 26, 2024

Guidance on tax credits from the US Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service on 22nd March should give offshore wind developers greater flexibility in how they take projects to financial close — and make them look at their SCADA systems with fresh eyes.

ENERGY STORAGE

How can storage companies grow market share? March 21, 2024

As the energy storage sector becomes increasingly competitive, some companies will struggle to remain viable, consequently profile-raising will become a key priority

WIND

German developers become hot M&A targets March 19, 2024

Germany led Europe for new wind installations in 2023 and permitting is becoming easier too. This is translating into interest in buyouts of German renewable energy developers, including KKR’s €2.8bn takeover of Encavis and the acquisition by Octopus of a 50% stake in Lintas.

POWER-TO-X

Where are Africa’s green hydrogen hotspots? March 18, 2024

Egypt is partnering with companies on $40bn of new green hydrogen projects; Morocco has set aside 2.5million acres of land for power-to-X schemes; and developers are making progress on huge complexes in Mauritania. We look at the latest on green hydrogen in Africa.

ENERGY STORAGE

UK government’s attitude to energy storage investment ‘distressing’ March 14, 2024

A parliamentary committee this week made three recommendations for increasing energy storage deployment after accusing UK government of dithering over storage investment

TOP STORIES

Which companies are rising stars in renewables in 2024? March 11, 2024

Tamarindo looks at the most interesting companies that have been founded in the last five years in the wind, solar, energy storage and power-to-X sectors. These firms are doing big deals now and primed for growth in the years ahead.

ENERGY STORAGE

Why most new US electricity generating capacity will be solar & storage March 7, 2024

The US will add 62.8GW of electricity generating capacity in 2024, most of which will be solar and battery storage – battery storage capacity in the US will almost double, with California and Texas accounting for the lion’s share