Renewables insights

China UHV investments to peak over next three years

CRU Subscriber Content
07 Jul 2017
 | Region: 
Asia (China)
 | Topic: 
Demand

Investments into ultra-high voltage (UHV) power lines in China are expected to peak during China's 13th five year plan (2016-2020), following significant investments over the past decade to modernise the country's grid.

HV markets to grow in all regions: CRU report

CRU Subscriber Content
30 Jan 2017
 | Region: 
Global
 | Topic: 
Demand

CRU has just completed the latest issue of its HV and EHV Cables Market Outlook which looks at the global market for high voltage underground and submarine power cables and is published every two years.

Global economic uncertainties increase on Trump victory

CRU Subscriber Content
22 Nov 2016
 | Region: 
North America (USA)
 | Topic: 
Economic, Regulation

We thought that Brexit was the biggest political shock of 2016 but, as is often the case, the US has done it 'bigger and better' by selecting Donald Trump to be its 45th President.

China tops clean energy investments, Europe down

CRU Subscriber Content
15 Apr 2016
 | Region: 
Global
 | Topic: 
Demand

Clean energy investment in 2015 surged in China, Africa, the US, Latin America and India, driving the world total to its highest ever figure, of $328.9 billion. This is up 4% from 2014's revised $315.9 billion* and beating the previous record, set in 2011 by 3%.

Clean energy investment surges in 2014

12 Jan 2015
 | Region: 
Global
 | Topic: 
Projects

Surges in investment in offshore wind in Europe, and solar in China and the US, helped to drive the 2014 global clean energy total up 16% to $310 billion, according to annual data published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Turkey - exciting opportunities; challenging conditions

30 May 2014
 | Region: 
Asia (Turkey)
 | Topic: 
Corporate

Turkey has always been a key global manufacturing base and trading post due to its proximity to major markets and ideal geographic location. The country has seven direct neighbours as well as long coastline spanning the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, giving it access to Europe, Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East. Wire and cable producers have long recognised this with three of the four top producers owned by foreign entities. These have either chosen to set up in Turkey or establish a base via acquisitions (see table 1).