Guarantees of Origin are key to a cost-effective energy transition

Guarantees of Origin are key to a cost-effective energy transition A functioning GO framework is crucial to corporate PPAs On 12 January WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the “ENR Enterprise” conference on Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and Guarantees of Origin (GOs) in France. GOs are used to trace green electricity in the power system. […]

RE-Source 2020: looking back on day 4

RE-Source 2020: Looking back on day 4 Day 4 of RE-Source was all about learning how to procure clean electricity – a day packed with informative and useful discussion! The day started with a primer on pricing corporate PPAs led by Pexapark, where topics ranged from balancing, cannibalisation and liquidity premium to multi-country sourcing.   Before […]

RE-Source 2020: Looking back on day 3

RE-Source 2020: Looking back on day 3 It’s day 3 of RE-Source 2020, the mid-point of our week of knowledge and experience sharing, inspiring keynotes and B2B networking. Today brought the heavyweights, with sessions all about improving corporate strategies. Almost 100 buyers signed up to our Buyers Bootcamp, designed to strengthen the voices of leading […]

RE-Source 2020: Looking back on day 2

RE-Source 2020: Looking back on day 2 The second day of RE-Source 2020 kicked off with something quite exceptional in these days of the remote and stationary home office: a virtual reality experience where we can all feel together exploring exciting new spaces, all whilst remaining safely at our desks. This first session was presented […]

Renewable Energy in COVID Times

Renewable energy in COVID times By Gwenaëlle Avice-Huet, Executive Vice President of ENGIE & CEO of ENGIE North America As COVID swept the globe, governments quickly implemented solutions to protect vulnerable individuals, industries, and companies.  And though economic policies designed to help companies and communities through the pandemic supported many, some industries were not insulated […]

Germany increases offshore targets and leaves bidding procedures untouched

Germany increases offshore targets and leaves bidding procedures untouched On Thursday, 5 November, the German Bundestag passed a revision of the Offshore Wind Bill (“WindSeeG”). The Bill backs higher targets for offshore wind expansion and refrains from introducing a controversial auction mechanism.  Germany is now set to significantly expand offshore wind. The parliament passed a […]

Driving climate action at Wales Climate Week 2020

Driving climate action at Wales Climate Week 2020 Wales may be a small nation, but we have big ambition, writes Lesley Griffiths MS, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government Wales may be a small nation, but we have big ambition. Over the last 20 years Wales has been leading action in ensuring […]