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Siemens gains offshore wind preferred supplier nomination in Japan
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind project in Japan.
RWE and Innogy explore hydrogen options
German utilities RWE and Innogy have embarked on a study investigating the feasibility of building an up-to 100 MW hydrogen plant on the site of the Eemshaven power station in...
Prysmian secures DolWin5 grid connection
Dutch-German grid operator TenneT has awarded Prysmian a contract valued at €140m for the 900 MW DolWin5 offshore grid connection in the German North Sea.
Scotland OKs new Inch Cape design
Design changes to the proposed 700 MW Inch Cape offshore wind farm have been approved.
Statkraft and Statera strike VPP deal
Statkraft and Statera Energy have formed a partnership to create 1 GW of energy storage and flexible generation assets in the UK.
Dominican PV project gets the nod
A 100 MW solar photovoltaic park will be built in the Dominican Republic after the country’s National Energy Commission signed an agreement with Natural World Energy Corporation.
Dunkirk auction result boosts offshore wind volumes in France
Bids to build a 600 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Dunkirk came in at a winning figure of below €50/MWh, the French government announced on 14 June.
Getting back to the stone age
In a world first on 13 June, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy began operation of its electric thermal energy storage system (ETES).
Saint-Nazaire clears legal hurdle
EDF Renewables says it has secured all the permits required for the construction and operation of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm after a French court rejected an appeal against...
Enercon and Enerjisa win huge wind contracts in Turkey
Enercon and Enerjisa are to build 1000 MW of onshore wind energy capacity in Turkey after winning contracts in the country’s latest YEKA renewables tender.
Whitelee wind farm to get 50 MW battery boost
The Scottish government has granted consent for the UK’s largest onshore wind farm to be equipped with battery storage capacity.
E.On to eliminate its use of SF6
E.On has announced plans to eliminate greenhouse gases from its gas insulated switchgear products.
GIG kicks off Ulsan campaign
The Green Investment Group (GIG) has embarked on development of the Ulsan offshore wind farm with the installation of a floating LiDAR system off the coast of South Korea.
Total completes second PV in Japan
Total has completed construction of a 25 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Japan, its second PV project in the country.
Massachusetts looks to double its offshore wind tally
The US state of Massachusetts could double its offshore wind energy targets following a report into the state’s offshore wind energy policies.
NKT completes Kriegers Flak milestone
NKT has completed commissioning of the 170 kV HVAC cable system for the 400 MW Kriegers Flak combined grid solution in the Baltic Sea.
Minesto wins EU funding
The Welsh government has announced its continued support of marine energy developer Minesto with the award of €14.9 million of EU funding for the next phase of a tidal energy scheme.
Wpd achieves financial close on Yunlin
The 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind farm project, the first large multi-megawatt offshore wind project in Taiwan, has reached financial close.
UK is making ‘major climate progress’ – IEA review
The UK has made major progress in reducing emissions, according to the IEA’s latest country review.