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Europe adds 2.6 GW of offshore wind
Europe added 2.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2018, according to new statistics from industry group WindEurope.
New wind energy generation record for the UK
Wind energy generation in the UK hit a new high of 15.32 GW on Friday 8 February.
EDF plans to close Cottam coal fired plant
EDF says it will close its 2 GW Cottam coal-fired power plant in Nottinghamshire, England at the end of September 2019.
Lahmeyer rebranded as Tractebel
German engineering and consulting company Lahmeyer International is now operating under the Tractebel brand with the new company name Tractebel Engineering GmbH.
Orsted strengthens Eversource partnership
Orsted has sold a 50 per cent stake in some of its recently-acquired US offshore wind projects to US utility Eversource.
Sener commissions Kathu solar park
The 100 MW Kathu solar park in South Africa has been commissioned.
Power sector faces extensive skill shortages – new report
The third annual Global Energy Talent Index shows that power companies face a difficult task balancing the need to address current talent shortages with adapting to the changing...
Siemens to supply 567 MW to ReNew Power for two wind projects in India
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a new order in India from ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy independent power producer.
11.9 GW of wind capacity installed in the Americas in 2018
The latest GWEC data shows that North, Central and South America has installed 11.9 GW capacity of wind power in 2018, an increase of 12% on 2017.
Thirteen groups interested in Polish offshore stakes
Thirteen groups have responded to a call by Polish energy group PGE for partners in its planned offshore wind farms.
ABB signs microgrid partnership
ABB has signed a framework agreement with SUSI to promote the deployment of microgrids and energy storage solutions.
Japanese partners cancel coal plant plans
Idemitsu Kosan, Kyushu Electric Power and Tokyo Gas Co have brought an end to plans to build a new coal-fired coal plant in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
China switches on 650 MW multi-tech power site
China has commissioned its largest battery energy storage system (BESS) to date as part of a multi-technology power plant site incorporating wind energy, PV and CSP.
UK launches storage competition
The UK government is hoping to drive the development of long-duration storage technologies through a new £20 million competition.
Solar installations will reach 100 GW this year – Wood Mackenzie report
Global solar installations will reach 100 GW for the first time this year, according to a new report from consultants Wood Mackenzie.
Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed in Rotterdam
GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype in Rotterdam.
EIB supports Greek network upgrade
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced one of its largest energy investments in Greece, a €255 million facility to support the upgrade of the national electricity network.
Siemens secures large wind projects in USA and Brazil
Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the 242 MW Scioto Ridge onshore wind project by Innogy Renewables US LLC, a subsidiary of German company innogy SE.
WorleyParsons awarded microgrid project by the University of Toronto
This project will see an entirely direct current microgrid system installed at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.