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Hitachi ABB Power Grids commences operations
03 July, 2020
In accordance with the agreement signed in December 2018, Hitachi Ltd and...
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Unique free-to-all tidal assessment
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by Black & Veatch believes that tidal stream energy has made a further step towards commercial viability following free publication of its assessment of the Meygen tidal array in...

Community partnership to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind project
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by Windpark Zeewolde B.V., Vestas and Rabobank have closed contracts for wind turbines and financing for the Windpark Zeewolde project in the Netherlands.

SuedLink contracts awarded to Prysmian and NKT
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by German TSOs TenneT and TransnetBW have selected NKT and Prysmian to supply and install two 525 kV XLPE insulated underground cables for the SuedLink. The two cable manufacturers will...

USA sees falling PV costs
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by System costs for solar photovoltaics (PV) are falling rapidly in the USA thanks to module price reductions, according to new research. Wood Mackenzie says that residential system...

Drax partners with Mitsubishi to scale up CCS
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have confirmed plans to install a pilot bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) facility this autumn.

Gore Street bolsters UK portfolio
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has secured a 131 MW project portfolio in the UK, it has announced. The portfolio includes 81 MW of operational assets in Great Britain and was...

Growing cyber threat to renewable energy assets
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Renewable energy asset owners relying more heavily on digital systems during the current period of lockdown – and beyond – must adapt to increased exposure to cyber threats such...

Iberdrola moves in on Swedish offshore wind sector
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Iberdrola has signed a deal to make majority acquisitions in eight offshore wind energy projects in Sweden with a combined capacity of up to 9 GW.

A new giant for the North Sea
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by Siemens Gamesa has received a conditional order for 100 units of its new flagship WTG, the 14 MW SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine, for innogy’s 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in...

World’s first commercial-scale liquid air energy storage
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by Developer Carlton Power has entered into a joint venture agreement with Highview Power to build and operate the world’s first commercial liquid air storage system – a 250 MWh...

Industry backs ORE Catapult’s floating offshore wind centre
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by Ten of the most prominent offshore energy organisations have joined the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to...

Ideol teams up for international floating venture
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by Ideol, JERA and Ademe Investissement have set up an investment vehicle dedicated to the financing of the development phase of at least 2 GW of floating offshore wind energy projects....

Denmark approves 4 GW energy island
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by Denmark has given the green light for the development of two energy islands to help it achieve its renewable energy and climate goals.

Enlight signs up for 312 MW Spanish finance
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by Enlight Renewable Energy has secured the finance for the 312 MW Gecama wind farm in Spain.

Lithuania identifies offshore zone
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by The government of Lithuania has identified the location of the country’s first offshore wind farm. The site is about 29 km from the shore in the Baltic Sea and covers an area of 137.5...

SSE sets up Viking investment
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by SSE Renewables has taken a final investment decision for the 443 MW Viking wind farm in Shetland, Scotland. The move sets the company up for a £580 million investment in the...

‘Power bridge’ to connect Crete to mainland Greece
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by A consortium led by Siemens Gas and Power has been awarded a turnkey contract for two converter stations for the HVDC link that will connect Crete, Greece’s largest and most...

Ocean Energy wins SELKIE tender
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by The SELKIE cross-border project aiming to boost the marine energy industry in Wales and Ireland has announced that Ocean Energy is the winning wave energy company following a tender...

Irsching 4 and 5 gas power plants restarted
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by Uniper, N-ERGIE, Mainova and ENTEGA, the owners of the Irsching 5 gas power plant near Ingolstadt, have today decided to return the plant to the market on October 1, 2020. This...

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