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Scotland office minister toasts bright future for scotch at leading sustainable distillery Scotland office minister toasts bright future for scotch at leading sustainable distillery

SCOTLAND Office Minister Lord Dunlop toasted the future of Scotch Whisky as he met apprentices and toured Diageo distillery.

Signing ceremony "Siemens is coming: A fresh breeze for Cuxhaven" Signing ceremony "Siemens is coming: A fresh breeze for Cuxhaven"

Official start for Siemens' wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany.

Veolia appointed operator of Sheffield’s new biomass power plant Veolia appointed operator of Sheffield’s new biomass power plant

Veolia has been awarded a 15-year contract to operate the Holbrook Community Renewable Energy Centre by Equitix ESI CHP.

Aquila Capital expands its photovoltaic portfolio in the UK

Aquila Capital, one of Europe’s leading independent alternative asset managers, has announced that it has purchased an additional photovoltaic park in the UK for an undisclosed sum.

European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta

The University of Malta has successfully brought wind lidar technology to the country, with funding from an EU Project.

Developing industry guidance on tidal turbulence

TiME steps closer to development of industry guidance on tidal turbulence to reduce risk for industry

RWE starts up Power-to-Gas plant in Germany, featuring ITM Power electrolyser RWE starts up Power-to-Gas plant in Germany, featuring ITM Power electrolyser

German electric utility RWE has inaugurated its Power-to-Gas (P2G) plant in Ibbenbüren, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), which features a PEM electrolyser supplied by UK-based ITM Power.

Bloom Energy, Constellation plan 40 MW of SOFC projects for clients in four US states

Bloom Energy and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, have agreed to develop 40 MW of Bloom Energy solid oxide fuel cell projects for commercial and public sector customers in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York.

Twenty teams advancing to next phase of the Wave Energy Prize

Qualified Teams to Continue Pursuit to Win U.S. Department of Energy’s Prize Challenge

Schneider Electric receives award of excellence from BSI Canada

Schneider Electric™ Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, received the 2014 Award of Excellence for a multi-site management system from BSI Canada.

Solar energy in Scotland Solar energy in Scotland

Strong political and public support for greater deployment of solar in Scotland, despite moves to reduce the Feed-in-Tariff and Renewable Heat Incentive.

UK to remain top offshore wind power market by 2025, with capacity exceeding 23 Gigawatts, says GlobalData

The UK will remain the leading offshore wind power market globally by 2025, with its installed capacity representing an impressive Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 30.5%, says research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Gamesa to install nine turbines to repower a wind farm in the UK Gamesa to install nine turbines to repower a wind farm in the UK

Repowering of this wind farm will enable it to produce twice as much renewable energy using less than half as many turbines

First Minister witnesses wind energy optimiser deal First Minister witnesses wind energy optimiser deal

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, witnessed a partnership deal for SgurrEnergy, a leading renewable energy consultancy.

Work commence on Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Work commence on Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

North Midland Construction project at Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to bring green energy to 410,000 homes

SunPower Acquires 1.5 Gigawatt U.S. Solar Power Plant Pipeline SunPower Acquires 1.5 Gigawatt U.S. Solar Power Plant Pipeline

SunPower (Nasdaq: SPWR) has acquired 1.5 gigawatts of U.S. solar power plant development assets from Australia-based Infigen Energy.

UK government could face multi million pound claims over renewables u-turn

Foreign investors in the Scottish renewables sector could launch multi-million pound compensations claims against the UK Government after it announced it was axing subsidies for onshore wind projects.

Heat pump company to supply UK first renewable heat network

Star Renewable Energy will design and build an innovative large scale heat pump system that will work with a solar energy installation to harvest solar energy to supply E.ON's community energy centre in Cranbrook to the east of Exeter, with renewable heating and hot water.

FuelCell Energy Solutions and E.ON to develop MW-scale projects in European market

In Germany, FuelCell Energy Solutions GmbH has signed an agreement with E.ON Connecting Energies GmbH, to offer decentralised combined heat and power (CHP) solutions with MW-scale Direct FuelCell® power plants to its existing and prospective customer base.

The UK is the market leader in tidal energy solutions The UK is the market leader in tidal energy solutions

A joint effort from regulatory, technology, funding and infrastructure stakeholders globally can turn the tide in favour of this renewable source

Gamesa to supply 250 MW to Orange in India Gamesa to supply 250 MW to Orange in India

The company will install 125 of its G97-2.0 MW Class S turbines at three wind farms located in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

SolarWorld sets new world record for solar-cell efficiency

SolarWorld AG has set a new world record for efficiency of industrially produced solar cells made using so-called PERC-technology (passivated emitter and rear cell).

Siemens receives three onshore wind orders in UK and Ireland Siemens receives three onshore wind orders in UK and Ireland

Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division has been awarded orders from three different customers to construct, install and commission 52 units of its D3 direct drive wind turbines at three projects in Ireland and Scotland.

Welspun Renewables breaks ground by commissioning Punjab’s largest solar project Welspun Renewables breaks ground by commissioning Punjab’s largest solar project

IPP commissions its first project in the state, cementing Punjab’s commitment to green energy

Schneider Electric ranked third in market share for global central inverters

According to a recent 2014 IHS report, Schneider Electric™ Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, is ranked third in market share for global central inverters in revenue terms, representing the highest market share growth in the segment.

Renewable NRG Systems launches new user interface for TurbinePhD® condition monitoring system Renewable NRG Systems launches new user interface for TurbinePhD® condition monitoring system

Designed for vibration analysts and technicians alike, updates include improved fleet views, reporting, and alarm features

SkyPower to donate two million home-solar kits in Kenya SkyPower to donate two million home-solar kits in Kenya

SkyPower, the world's largest developer of utility-scale solar projects, will gift two million SkyPower Home solar kits, as part of a landmark agreement with the Government of Kenya to develop 1 GW of solar projects.

Private power lights up Scotland

The number of Scots companies, communities, farms and landowners making their own electricity has risen by more than 50% in the last year.