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Coal fired generation in the UK at a new low
The proportion of power generated by coal fired plant in the UK hit a record low of 0.7% in the period April to June this year.
World’s largest offshore windfarm project opens new base
Ørsted has officially opening its Hornsea Two Offshore Construction Base at Humberside airport in the UK.
Pondera wins Korean offshore wind project
Dutch based engineering consultancy Pondera and Korean engineering company Hanmi Global are to act as owner’s engineer on the 100 MW Jeju Hanlim offshore wind farm off the coast of...
Oman outlines hybrid tender
Oman’s Rural Areas Electricity Company has launched a tender to procure 146 MW of hybrid power generation projects at 11 separate sites across the country.
Port Dickson plant reaches COD
The first of two new 1000 MW coal-fired power plants in Port Dickson, Malaysia, has started commercial operation.
Victoria legislates for renewables
Australia’s Victoria state is set to enshrine ambitious renewable energy targets into law.
Carbon Trust launches new stage of ORJIP Offshore Wind
The Carbon Trust has launched Stage 2 of its Offshore Renewable Joint Industry Project (ORJIP) for Offshore Wind.
GE completes GT upgrade at Songas Ubungo PP
Upgrades to the GE fleet of four gas turbines at the Songas Ubungo power plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, have been completed ahead of schedule.
Ansaldo wins Irsching contract
Ansaldo Energia has been awarded an EPC contract for the design, supply and installation of a 300 MW open-cycle thermoelectric power plant in Irsching, Germany.
Legal challenge delays UK auction
The UK’s latest renewable energy auction has been delayed by a legal challenge brought by a renewable energy developer.
Energy Vaults closes $110 million funding
Switzerland-based Energy Vault has closed a $110 million funding round with investment from SoftBank Group’s Vision Fund.
Castle Wind signs MOU for I GW floating wind farm
US offshore wind developer Castle Wind has signed a memorandum of understanding with a local utility in California covering its planned 1 GW floating offshore wind farm.
Fingrid strengthens its grid ties
Fingrid has announced plans to strengthen the electricity transmission connection between the north and south of Finland with the installation of two 400 MVA power transformers.
Ofgem launches investigation into UK power blackouts
Ofgem, the UK’s electricity industry regulator, has launched an investigation into the causes of the power cuts on 9 August that left around a million people without power for several hours.
EIA ruling delays Vineyard wind scheme
The shareholders in the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm project have confirmed the project will be developed with a revised schedule in light of a US Interior Department ruling to...
India issues 1.2 GW tender
India has invited renewable energy project developers to submit bids in a new tender for the development of 1.2 GW of capacity.
Vattenfall adds solar and storage at Haringvliet
Vattenfall is to develop its first hybrid wind-solar-storage energy park by adding photovoltaic and energy storage capacity at its Haringvliet wind farm project in the Netherlands.
Oman's first large wind farm comes on-line
Oman’s first utility-scale wind farm has started supplying electricity to the grid.
Lightsource wins in Brazil auction
Lightsource BP has won a concession to build 200 MW of solar power capacity in Brazil’s latest renewable energy auction.