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Siemens wins largest repowering order in North America
Siemens Gamesa has been selected by MidAmerican Energy Company to repower the 429 MW Rolling Hills wind power project.
North Sea Hub a feasible concept, say partners
An initial study of proposals to develop an offshore wind ‘hub’ in the North Sea indicates that the project is technically and economically feasible.
E.ON acquires Coromatic
E.ON has acquired a 100 % stake in the Swedish company Coromatic, a leading provider of critical infrastructure in the Nordic region.
Naval forges floating offshore wind project links
Naval Energies has inked a co-operation agreement with Hitachi Zosen Corporation to develop floating offshore wind energy projects.
Masen opens Noor Midelt II tender
Morocco’s Agency for Sustainable Development (MASEN) has launched the tender for the Noor Midelt II solar farm.
Equinor forms consortium for Korean offshore wind venture
Equinor has announced plans to build the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in South Korean waters.
More success for Vattenfall going Dutch
Vattenfall is to build a second subsidy-free offshore wind farm in the Netherlands after winning the tender for construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 3&4 project.
DNV GL to advise SE Asia’s largest floating solar project
DNV GL has been contracted by PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, as technical advisor for the 50 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project at the Tengeh Reservoir in Singapore.
Court revokes Lamu coal firing permit
A court in Kenya has halted plans to build the country’s first coal-fired power plant.
UK funds CCS acceleration
The UK government has awarded a total of £26 million of funding to nine projects as part of plans to accelerate the roll-out of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology.
Vestas secures first EnVentus order
Vestas has secured the first firm order for wind turbines from its new EnVentus turbine platform.
AES breaks ground on California storage
AES has started construction of a 400 MWh battery-based energy storage system in California.
Glennmont, TRIG expand their wind portfolios
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has sold its stake in the 330 MW Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm to two separate investment firms.
EPA finalises Affordable Clean Energy Rule
The US Environmental Protection Agency has finalised three separate and distinct rulemakings as part of the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rulemaking package.
Renewables cover 44 % of Germany’s electricity consumption
In the first half of 2019, solar, wind and other renewable sources accounted for 44 % of the electricity consumed in Germany, marking a record high.
Highview power unveils high capacity CRYOBattery
Highview Power, has developed a world first – a modular cryogenic energy storage system, the CRYOBattery, that is scalable up to multiple gigawatt hours of energy storage.
DTEK secures loans for Primorskaya phase 2
DTEK Renewables has reached financial close on €90 million to build phase II of the Primorskaya wind energy plant in Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya region.
Offshore wind has 200 GW potential globally
The global offshore wind energy sector has the potential to reach 200 GW of installed capacity by 2030, according to the Global Wind Energy Council.
Kitka secures EBRD backing
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is supporting Kosovo’s first wind farm with an €18 million loan.