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Hybrid hydro/energy storage project
Greensmith Energy and American Electric Power are to install a 4 MW energy storage system integrated with the Buck and Byllesby hydroelectric power plants.
Invenergy launches arbitration process over wind farm dispute
Invenergy has written to the Polish government to notify it of its intention to start international arbitration proceedings over cancelled wind farm contracts.
E.ON and Fortum meets more resistance over sale of Uniper
Fortum’s plan to acquire Uniper from E.ON has raised concerns among Finnish policy makers as well as a new public attack from Uniper itself.
Hywind floating wind farm starts production
A 30 MW floating wind farm of the coast of Scotland has started producing electricity.
Xina Solar One up and running
The $800 million Xina Solar One concentrated solar power plant in South Africa has successfully completed its first month of commercial operations.
Cibuk 1 attracts IFC finance
The EBRD and IFC have agreed on a €215 million lending package to boost renewable energy production in Serbia.
Further boost for UK renewables prospects
UK Energy minister Richard Harrington has confirmed that up to £557 million will be made available for renewable electricity projects in a Contracts for Difference auction in 2019.
ABB signs grid research MOU with Imperial College
The ABB Group has signed an MOU with Imperial College London to explore opportunities for the creation of a unique digital power network demonstrator unit.
Siemens inaugurates the first blade plant in the MENA region
Siemens Gamesa has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory in Tangier, Morocco.
EDF Polish sale approved
Authorities in Poland have approved the purchase of EDF’s Polish assets by power firm PGE, subject to certain conditions.