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Arup to research future UK offshore wind deployment scenarios

Arup has been appointed by the UK Government to research a range of scenarios for future offshore wind development.

Blackouts continue in Texas as cold weather lingers

Millions of people in the US state of Texas are still without electricity and water to date as a result of the cold weather that has swept across southern US.

Op-Ed: Fossil fuels versus renewables as global temperatures plummet

This week debates have heated up about the world's shift away from fossil fuels, as frigid temperatures have wreaked havoc from Turkey to Texas.

Cryptocurrency mining-as-a-service proposed to smooth load imbalances

The US startup Digital Power-Optimization is seeking to secure under-utilised renewable power generation assets. The growth in Bitcoin and...
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Singapore selects Hitachi ABB for virtual power plant storage

Technology firm Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to provide its energy storage solution for Singapore’s first virtual power plant.
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Enel Green Power partners with Saras on green hydrogen production

Enel Green Power, signed a Memorandum of Intent with energy generation technologies firm Saras for the development of a green hydrogen project in Sardinia.
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Telcos to invest heavily in distributed generation and storage projects

Telcos will install nearly 121.9GW of cumulative new distributed energy generation and energy storage capacity between 2021 and 2030.

South African star gazing powered by the sun

Maintaining the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), is no easy feat and in 2011 the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) commenced with...

Brexit cuts interconnector use and sends power prices rocketing

Britain’s exit from the EU has reduced trading on the electricity interconnectors between Great Britain and Ireland and increased the frequency of extreme prices.
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Statkraft and Aquila Capital sign PPA for Spanish solar park

Statkraft and Aquila Capital signed their first PPA in Spain for the Albeniz solar plant located in Andalusia on behalf of Aquila’s client.

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