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46 GW increase in renewables required by 2030
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The UK government has granted permission for the construction of a 350 MW solar farm to go ahead.
EDL commissions 56 MW Australian hybrid
Global energy firm EDL has completed the 56 MW Agnew hybrid renewable energy plant in Western Australia.
690 MW Nevada solar-storage project approved
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
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
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
Three tidal stream turbine developers have agreed to deploy technology at the Morlais project in North Wales.
European tidal generation jumps 50 %
European tidal stream projects generated 50 per cent more electricity in 2019 compared with 2018, according to statistics released by Ocean Energy Europe (OEE).
Uzbekistan shortlists 54 solar bidders
Uzbekistan’s government has shortlisted 54 companies interested in bidding to build 200 MW of solar PV capacity.