Redpoint Energy has produced a preliminary report for the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) that examines how government can help create a cost-effective offshore transmission system.
WindMW GmbH has awarded Siemens a contract for the Meerwind Sud/Ost project that will see the German power OEM deliver 80 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6 MW.
Two wind power companies, Viento Blanco, SA and Eolico San Antonio El Sitio SA, have expressed interest in tendering for 160 MW of new electricity capacity in Guatemala.
Sistema de Energia Renovavel (SER) plans to install 600 MW of solar power capapcity in the next ten years in the Brazilian states of Bahia, Paraíba, Rio Grande do Norte y Ceara.
Chile is exploring the possibility of installing small-scale hydropower plants as part of an effort to diversify its energy mix, according to Noticias Financieras.
Warrington Borough Council in the UK has awarded planning permission to Wind Direct, the on-site generation arm of Wind Prospect, for a 0.75 MW wind project on land on the Causeway Bridges farm.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has confirmed that it is making an additional loan of EUR110m ($156m) for the modernization of Stejarul Bicaz, Romania’s oldest hydropower plant.
ContourGlobal Latam, a US company dedicated to electricity generation, is seeking to expand in Latin America, and as part of its strategy to find additional funding it is exploring the Colombian financial markets.
Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) has announced that the first phase of the £1bn ($bn) Walney offshore wind farm, located in the Irish Sea, has entered operation.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has confirmed its commitment to the financial preparation of the Ruzizi hydropower project on the borders between Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.