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Ofgem launches investigation into UK power blackouts
21 August, 2019
Ofgem, the UK’s electricity industry regulator, has launched an...
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EIA ruling delays Vineyard wind scheme
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by Oman’s first utility-scale wind farm has started supplying electricity to the grid.

Lightsource wins in Brazil auction
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by Lightsource BP has won a concession to build 200 MW of solar power capacity in Brazil’s latest renewable energy auction.

Larne CAES plans withdrawn
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The bankrupt firm behind plans for a large-scale compressed air energy storage plant in Northern Ireland has withdrawn its planning application.

Ireland’s renewables investment to boom
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by Ireland is expected to attract huge investment as the country is set to add 5.8 GW of non-hydro renewable power capacity over the next decade.

Blackout "lessons to be learned"
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by 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”
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by 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"
Friday, August 09, 2019 by Renewable energy is expected to comprise 50% of Chile’s power mix by 2030, according to data and analytics company GobalData.

MAN builds hydrogen energy storage team
Friday, August 09, 2019 by

Mainstream installs first Taiba N’Diaye turbine
Friday, August 09, 2019 by Mainstream Renewable Power has completed installation of the first turbine at Senegal’s first utility-scale wind farm.

Irish planners reject Shannonbridge biomass plan
Friday, August 09, 2019 by 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
Friday, August 09, 2019 by 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
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by 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
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by 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.

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