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MPS to build full scale demonstrator device in Wales
25 August, 2020
Following a successful crowdfunding campaign and obtaining funding from...
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First solar plant to deliver grid services
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 by First Solar Inc. has announced that its 141 MW AC Luz del Norte PV power plant is the world’s first utility-scale solar facility licenced to deliver ancillary grid services...

Wind and solar power double their global market share
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 by Wind and solar power accounted for almost 10% of the world’s electricity supply in the first six months of 2020, more than doubling their market share since 2015 when the Paris...

46 GW increase in renewables required by 2030
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by Forecasts from analyst Cornwall Insight’s ‘Benchmark power curve’ suggests that up to about 46 GW of new build renewable technology (11 GW onshore wind, 10 GW solar and 25 GW...

EGP starts Lily construction
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 by Enel Green Power (EGP has started construction of the Lily solar + storage project in Texas, its first utility-scale solar + storage project in North America. The project comprises a...

Enso and GIG seal 1 GW storage, solar deal
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy have announced a joint venture to develop an initial 1 GW pipeline of solar and battery projects in the UK. The two companies...

Black & Veatch to assist Orbital
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by Orbital Marine Power has appointed Black & Veatch as Lead Engineering Partner to support technology optimisation and cost reduction engineering under the company’s €5 million...

Unique free-to-all tidal assessment
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by Black & Veatch believes that tidal stream energy has made a further step towards commercial viability following free publication of its assessment of the Meygen tidal array in...

USA sees falling PV costs
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by System costs for solar photovoltaics (PV) are falling rapidly in the USA thanks to module price reductions, according to new research. Wood Mackenzie says that residential system...

Ocean Energy wins SELKIE tender
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by The SELKIE cross-border project aiming to boost the marine energy industry in Wales and Ireland has announced that Ocean Energy is the winning wave energy company following a tender...

Portugal gears up for solar auction
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by Portugal is preparing to launch a 700 MW solar tender that it delayed earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Adani clinches ‘record’ 8 GW solar deal
Tuesday, June 09, 2020 by Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has been awarded a $6 billion contract by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to build 8 GW of solar generating capacity and 2 GW of solar...

Minesto reports Faroe project progress
Tuesday, June 09, 2020 by Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the first offshore installation phase of its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands.

‘Revolutionary’ Nova turbine is market ready
Tuesday, June 09, 2020 by Tidal energy company Nova Innovation has successfully completed a project to manufacture its market-ready direct-drive tidal turbine.

UK solar giant given go-ahead
Thursday, June 04, 2020 by The UK government has granted permission for the construction of a 350 MW solar farm to go ahead.

EDL commissions 56 MW Australian hybrid
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by Global energy firm EDL has completed the 56 MW Agnew hybrid renewable energy plant in Western Australia.

690 MW Nevada solar-storage project approved
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by The US federal government has given final approval for the Gemini solar-storage project in Nevada.

Bombora and ORE Catapult to develop co-located floating renewables
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by Wave energy developer Bombora has joined forces with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE) in Wales to launch...

Renewables’ share rises to all-time high in Germany
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by Renewables covered around 52% of gross power consumed in Germany during the first quarter of 2020. Gross power consumption encompasses all electricity used in a country, but for...

Developers boost Morlais tidal ambitions
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Three tidal stream turbine developers have agreed to deploy technology at the Morlais project in North Wales.

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