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Siemens wins $17m order to equip 258 MW Vietnam solar plant


Siemens has won a $17.5m contract to supply systems to the largest solar plant in Vietnam.

Mixed picture for global clean energy investment


Investment in solar power has dropped this year compared to 2017, while the level of cash injected into windpower, electric vehicles and batteries has risen.

Largest battery storage project in UK is unveiled


The largest battery energy storage project built in the UK has been completed.

Samsung Electronics commits to using 100 per cent renewables


Electronics giant Samsung has committed to using 100 per cent renewable energy in all of its factories, offices and operational facilities in the US, Europe and China by 2020.

DIY store to generate its own energy


A tools and hardware retail chain in the UK has announced its first net-zero energy store, which aims to cover 100 per cent of its power needs with renewables. 

Wind power variability points to importance of storage - EnAppSys


Wind generation was the largest contributor to Britain’s power mix for a record 28 successive hours in May – the first time this trend has exceeded 24 hours. However, data recorded for the first week in June by EnAppSys, indicates the value of developing an energy storage complement.

ABB microgrid in Australia set to balance renewables


ABB is to supply a 30 MW battery storage microgrid solution to an area in Australia which has a high penetration of renewables into the grid.

BIPV firm launches crowdfunding scheme to step up manufacturing


Building-integrated solar PV firm Polysolar has launched a crowdfunding programme with the aim of accelerating its sales and manufacturing.

Carlsberg mulling energy storage potential


Danish brewer Carlsberg is considering installation of an energy storage facility at its Falkenberg plant in Sweden.

Wednesday vital for clean energy package compromise


The European Council and the European Parliament will convene on Wednesday in a bid to propose a new and ambitious renewable energy target as part of the bloc’s 2030 Clean Energy Package.

Pioneering off-grid solar deal for Congo


 BBOXX, a next generation utility, has signed a pioneering deal with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will bring reliable, renewable electricity to 2.5 million citizens in the DRC by 2020.

Off-grid solar supplier gets IoT boost


German off-grid solar supplier Mobisol has partnered with California-based IoT solutions firm Aeris. 

Turkey plans solar with storage projects


The Turkish Ministry of Energy has asked certification body DNV GL to do a feasibility study for combined solar and energy storage solutions.

Solar PV-fuel cell-microturbine-storage microgrid unveiled in US


A new microgrid featuring multiple energy resources has been unveiled this week at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve in the US state of Wisconsin.

UK energy centre gets loadbank for microgrid testing


Loadbank manufacturer Crestchic has supplied a 300 kVA restive/reactive loadbank to the UK's University of Chester.

Finance sealed for $64m solar park in Jamaica


Finance deals have been signed for a 51 MW solar PV farm in Jamaica.

New horizons for renewables in Morocco and Africa

01/06/2018 The country’s ambitious renewables flagship – with an emphasis on solar and wind – is a blueprint for other African countries, writes Dr Hassan Nfaoui

Amazon installs rooftop solar at Vegas facility


Amazon has announced its latest 1.1-megawatt solar rooftop installation in Las Vegas, its 17th such install in the US within the last 14 months.

Engie to open new renewables innovation centre in Brazil


Engie is to open a research centre in Brazil to act as the company's regional hub for innovations in wind, solar, biogas and hydrogen projects as well as new technologies for Smart Cities.

Metka shifts focus from gas power to energy storage


Global EPC firm Metka, best-known for building gas-fired power plants, is increasingly focusing on energy storage. 

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