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Glendale Water & Power to repower Grayson power plant with solar plus storage

31/07/2019 Last week, California’s Glendale Water & Power (GWP) received approval from the Glendale City Council to move forward with a plan to repower the aging Grayson Power Plant with a combination of renewable energy resources, energy storage and a limited amount of thermal generation.

UK renewables receives a boost with new solar reward scheme

30/07/2019 E.ON has launched a Solar Reward scheme designed to provide 5.24p per every kilowatt-hour (kWh) of energy exported back to the grid.

India: Leading in low renewable energy cost across Asia Pacific

29/07/2019

India has emerged as the market leader with the lowest renewable energy cost in Asia Pacific, new research from Wood Mackenzie found

Flow machines qualify for UK frequency response market for first time

26/07/2019

redT, an energy storage infrastructure company, and energy tech company Open Energi have announced that, for the first time, a vanadium redox flow machine has achieved pre-qualification status from National Grid to provide Dynamic Firm Frequency Response (dFFR) services to the UK grid. 

At the sharp end of Asia’s energy transition - POWERGEN Asia interview

23/07/2019

Having spent more than 20 years working in the energy sector in Asia, James Harris has seen many changes in the region.

Crowdfunded solar plant goes live in France

22/07/2019

Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH has supplied almost 15,000 solar modules to a large ground-mounted solar farm in western France that has had around 40 per cent its installation’s costs come from crowdfunding. 

Renewables outpace fossil fuels in Europe for second year

16/07/2019

For the second consecutive year, renewables produced more power than fossil fuels in the first and second quarters of 2019.

Banks lend $319m to largest solar PV project in Europe

16/07/2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Spanish state-owned bank Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) have agreed to finance the largest solar PV power project under construction in Europe.

ABB taking $430m charge to exit solar inverter business

09/07/2019

Diversified energy firm ABB is taking a charge to exit another of its power businesses and focus on its core electrification segments.

Siemens brings offgrid solar to Sudan as part of humanitarian aid

08/07/2019

Siemens is to deliver solar energy solutions as part of a humanitarian package of projects to help displaced communities Sudan who have been affected by conflict in neighboring South Sudan.

DNV GL wins Sinagpore floating solar deal

05/07/2019

Quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL is to be technical advisor to Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, for a 50 MW floating solar photovoltaic project on the Tengeh Reservoir.

New $15m solar project sets Cuba on renewables path

05/07/2019

A 10 MW solar PV project has today been inaugurated in Cuba.

Hanergy to deliver 400 MW of solar to Democratic Republic of Congo

04/07/2019

Chinese solar company Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has won a deal to build the first solar PV plants in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Glastonbury Festival runs on solar, storage and vegetable oil generators

28/06/2019

Onsite power provider Aggreko will deliver 25 MW of power and introduce several emission-reducing power solutions at this weekend’s Glastonbury Festival.

UK hits landmark clean energy tipping point

21/06/2019

The UK has reached a tipping point in its electricity generation and this year will for the first time since the Industrial Revolution get more of its energy production from zero carbon sources rather than fossil fuels.

Bloomberg predicts wind and solar will power half the world and bag $9 trillion investment

19/06/2019

Wind or solar now represent the least expensive option for adding new power generation capacity in approximately two-thirds of the world.

Hybrid renewables project for French island

11/06/2019

French renewable energy companies Sabella and Akuo Energy have signed a partnership agreement as part of the Phares multi-energy clean power project on the French island of Ouessant.

How China added 5.2 GW of solar PV capacity in four months

06/06/2019

In the first quarter of this year, China added 5.2 GW of installed photovoltaic capacity, according to the National Energy Administration.

Renewables set to outspend oil and gas exploration in APAC by 2020

28/05/2019 Renewables energy investment in Asia excluding China will overtake spending on upstream oil and gas projects in the region as soon as next year, according to Rystad Energy.

Tariff structures: PV or not PV, that is the question

24/05/2019

With rapidly falling costs of solar, wind and batteries, it goes without saying that the energy market is changing faster than ever before.

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