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Blackout "lessons to be learned"
At about 17:00 BST on Friday, 9 August the UK suffered power blackouts for several hours that affected nearly 1 million people.
Orbital Marine Power awards O2 contract
Orbital Marine Power has awarded the main manufacturing contract for the company’s first commercial O2 tidal stream turbine to Scottish based TEXO Group.
ABB delivers for China’s solar energy programme
ABB has been awarded the contract to deliver an integrated automation solution for a 100 MW Urat solar energy project in Inner Mongolia province, China.
Siemens – two new wind contracts in India
Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in India with Alfanar for the supply of 206 units of its SG 2.2-122 wind turbine for two wind farms, totalling 453 MW.
UK market revival is “crucial for E.ON”
E.ON SE has reported a steep fall in its adjusted Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) by 12% at the end of the first half of 2019 compared to last year’s figures.
Renewables "will comprise 50% of Chile’s power mix by 2030"
Renewable energy is expected to comprise 50% of Chile’s power mix by 2030, according to data and analytics company GobalData.
Mainstream installs first Taiba N’Diaye turbine
Mainstream Renewable Power has completed installation of the first turbine at Senegal’s first utility-scale wind farm.
Irish planners reject Shannonbridge biomass plan
The developers of an ESB power plant in Offaly, Ireland, has been refused permission to convert from peat to biomass firing by An Bord Pleanála (ABP), the country’s planning authority.
French court clears offshore wind farm
French offshore wind energy developer Ailes Marines is on track to start construction of its Saint-Brieuc project after the French Council of State rejected appeals opposing it.
Argentina contracts renewables in mini-auction
The Argentinian government has awarded 128 MW of wind energy capacity and 97 MW of solar power in its latest RenovAr renewable energy auction.
Prysmian’s Viking link contract confirmed
Following the letter of award sent two weeks ago, National Grid Viking Link Ltd and Energinet have awarded Prysmian Group the contract for the turnkey installation of Viking Link.
Storage investments boom
Energy storage installations around the world will multiply exponentially over the next two decades, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
UK government considers investment in SMR
The UK government is considering investing up to £18 million to help develop what would be the first SMR based nuclear power station in the UK.
Poland paves the way for onshore wind
Poland's government is set to hold auctions for up to 2.5 GW of onshore wind energy this year.
Ncondezi Energy signs up CMEC and GE
Plans for the construction of an integrated thermal coal power plant and mine project in Tete Province, Northern Mozambique, are taking shape.
RWE closes Aberthaw coal fired PP
RWE has announced plans to close the 1560 MW Aberthaw B coal fired power station in Wales.
Senvion accelerates business review
WTG maker Senvion reports that discussions with potential bidders for its business are at “an advanced stage”.
WSP appointed on first Saudi Arabia wind farm
Engineering consultancy WSP has been appointed as owner’s engineer for the Dumat Al Jandal 400 MW wind farm in Saudi Arabia, the country’s first utility-scale array.