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First Cummins gas gen in a greenhouse setting
Belgian horticultural company Varegro is using a Cummins HSK78G gas generator to power its greenhouse facility in West Flanders.
EFW project reaches financial close
The partners behind a 42 MW energy from waste (EFW) project in the UK have reached financial close.
MHI Vestas wins 300 MW Taiwan contract
MHI Vestas has been selected as the preferred turbine supplier for the 300 MW Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Construction of Karakurt dam completed
Energo-Pro reports that it has started filling the reservoir of the Karakurt hydropower plant in eastern Turkey after completing construction work in early February.
Europe 'falling short on wind' – Wind Europe
European countries are not building enough wind energy capacity to deliver the region’s green targets, according to wind industry association Wind Europe.
Alberta green-lights 900 MW at Cascade
Authorities in Canada’s Alberta province have given the go-ahead for the construction of a new 900 MW combined cycle power project.
ABB pioneers new Statcom technology
ABB’s Power Grids business has completed the installation of the world’s first hybrid static compensator (Statcom).
Assystem awarded ITER contract
Assystem, the world’s second largest nuclear engineering organisation, has been awarded the contract for the final design phase 1 and prototype testing of the divertor remote...
EU project to develop improved turbine design
An EU-funded project has been launched to help improve the performance and reduce the costs of critical subsystems in offshore wind turbines.
Total targets 2 GW in Spain
Total has announced plans to build 2 GW of solar energy capacity in Spain.
Neoen preps for Culcairn build
French renewables developer Neoen has submitted the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a 350 MW solar power plant in New South Wales, Australia.
Equinor launches climate roadmap
Equinor has pledged to expand its renewable energy portfolio tenfold over the next five years as part of a new climate roadmap designed to bring the company in line with the goals of...
Cambodia green lights new coal capacity
Cambodia is set to start building almost 1 GW of new coal-fired power capacity after its government approved two projects.
Record decline in EU power plant emissions in 2019
In 2019, the EU electricity sector emitted 12 % less CO2 than in 2018, while the share of renewables in electricity production rose to 35 %, a new record.
Americas wind installations have risen 12%
The latest data released by the GWEC shows that 13 427 MW of wind energy capacity was installed in the Americas in 2019, an increase of 12 % from 2018 installations
Total offloads French renewables
French oil major Total has sold a 50 per cent stake in a 143 MW portfolio of renewable energy assets in France to help it finance the construction of new wind and solar energy assets.
New partner joins Estonian offshore venture
International offshore contractor Van Oord has signed an agreement with Saare Wind Energy for the joint development of the proposed Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonia.
French PPE boosts offshore wind ambition
The French government has proposed more ambitious targets for offshore wind energy in the latest draft of its 'Programmations pluriannuelles de l’énergie' (PPE) energy strategy document.
EBRD funds Kiyikoy expansion
The EBRD is funding a project to expand the Kiyikoy wind farm in the northwest of Turkey, it has announced.