Renewables

News and related information about the increased use of renewables and renewable energy sources. This will include details of the energy transition or green transition, green economy and the inclusion solar PV, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides (tidal) and hot hydrogen fusion into the energy mix. This section will cover policy and regulation such as the Green Deal, investment news and new technology such as floating solar farms and hybrid renewable solutions. Renewable assets, data analysis of these assets and investment opportunities in the sector will be highlighted.

enel green power

Enel Green Power connects €4.6 million project to Spanish grid

Enel Green Power España has connected a new 3.46MW wind farm in the towns of Mallén and Fréscano, in the province of Zaragoza, to the electricity grid.
green hydrogen

European energy giants partner on H2Sines green hydrogen production project

EDP, Galp, Martifer, REN and Vestas to implement an industrial cluster for the production of green hydrogen based in Sines.
workforce safety solutions

Novel COVID-19 safety solutions for offshore wind workforce lauded

As the sector adjusts to social distancing and staff restrictions, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation, in partnership with ORE Catapult, KTN and the Workboat Association, has recognised five organisations for innovative operational safety initiatives.
Guatemala

Enel and CED sign Guatemala’s largest power purchase agreement

Enel has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Guatemala energy company Comercializadora de Energía para el Desarrollo
Statkraft UK

Statkraft UK awarded 330MW in Ireland’s first renewable energy auction

Norwegian mega-utility Statkraft has been awarded a total of 330MW of the almost 1.3GW in clean energy capacity available in Ireland’s first renewable energy auction.
bosch

Bosch seeks 2020 carbon neutrality with new RWE solar energy deal

Bosch has signed a 16-year power purchase agreement with utility firm RWE.

AFRY awarded contract for offshore wind farm project in Vietnam

AFRY has been awarded an owner’s engineering services assignment for the 48MW Tra Vinh Offshore Wind Farm.

GE and Walcha Energy to develop 500MW pumped hydro in Australia

GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop the 500 MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage project in the New England Renewable Energy Zone.
sea floating solar

Dutch innovation firm to pilot floating solar at North Sea wind...

Dutch innovation firm TNO will pilot a minimum 0.5 megawatt-peak (MWp) marine floating solar plant at the planned Hollandse Kust (North) offshore wind farm to be built by the CrossWind consortium, slated for completion in 2023.
Europe coal

COVID-19 pandemic may end coal in Europe 5 years earlier says...

Inflexible baseload coal will become part of Europe’s past more quickly than originally thought, with the pace of the transition being accelerated by more than five years, according to research by Wärtsilä Energy.

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