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Global grid-connected energy storage capacity to double in 2016, IHS Markit says

Global grid-connected energy storage capacity will surge to 21 GWh by 2025, according to new findings from IHS Market.

Vienna International Airport installs PV system Vienna International Airport installs PV system

IBC SOLAR Austria has installed two PV systems with a capacity of 509 kWp on the roof of Vienna International Airport.

Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind project in Australia Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind project in Australia

Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2 onshore wind farm in South Australia.

Vattenfall to fund Scottish offshore wind farm

Vattenfall has announced its decision to invest more than £300 million to build Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility.

ViZn Energy Systems and Alpha Energy announce partnership to use zinc redox technology for turnkey energy storage solutions

ViZn Energy Systems Inc., a leading provider of zinc and iron chemistry-based flow battery energy storage systems for utilities and microgrids, has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Alpha Energy to offer turnkey energy storage solutions for large behind-the-meter, grid edge, and utility-scale front-of-the-meter applications.

Global solar installed capacity to reach 76,600 MW by 2020 Global solar installed capacity to reach 76,600 MW by 2020

Frost & Sullivan has released findings on the growth of the solar market over the next five years.

LM Wind Power breaks ground for new wind turbine blade plant in Turkey

LM Wind Power has announced that it has broken ground for a 17 hectares piece of land in Bergama, Turkey, from the Bergama Organized Industrial Zone (BOSBI), which will become home to a factory for the manufacture and distribution of wind turbine blades.

Ice cream waste to power UK homes Ice cream waste to power UK homes

An innovative project involving the world’s third largest ice cream manufacturer, R&R Ice Cream, Iona Capital and resource management company, Veolia, is using ice cream by-product for biogas to power the National Grid.

ABB completes HVDC system upgrade

ABB has completed the upgrade and refurbishment of the three high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations on the power transmission link between Québec, Canada and New England, US for the leading Canadian and US utilities Hydro-Québec and National Grid.

Sungrow successfully connect China’s largest 1500 volt solar power plant to grid Sungrow successfully connect China’s largest 1500 volt solar power plant to grid

Sungrow has announced the connection, of a 50MW, 1500 volt, power plant to the grid.

GE completes domestic compliance for solar and wind inverters in Brazil

GE’s Power Conversion business has just completed domestic content compliance for its solar and wind inverters—the LV5 and DTA CFI lines, respectively—following the rules set out by Brazil's state-owned development bank, BNDES, regarding how much of the equipment is manufactured in Brazil.

New report sets out blueprint for investment in energy storage

A new report has been published with the aim of decoding complex market opportunities for UK energy storage and explain what is needed to drive cost-effective investment.

Rayton Solar, Inc. launches regulation A+ equity crowdfunding campaign as next phase of funding for solar panel manufacturing project Rayton Solar, Inc. launches regulation A+ equity crowdfunding campaign as next phase of funding for solar panel manufacturing project

Rayton Solar, Inc. has announced a plan to bring the most cost-effective solar panel manufacturing solution to fruition with a Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding campaign, allowing anyone in the United States to support the company’s vision.

Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore project in Norway

Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 50 onshore wind turbines in Norway.

European offshore wind developers join forces with the Carbon Trust with aims to reduce cost of offshore wind

The Carbon Trust has revealed details of a new European phase of its collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) programme - the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA).

Mainstream Renewable Power signs landmark Africa clean energy equity funding Mainstream Renewable Power signs landmark Africa clean energy equity funding

Global renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power has signed $117.5 million equity investment from investors.

DONG Energy wins tender for Dutch offshore wind farms DONG Energy wins tender for Dutch offshore wind farms

The Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs has awarded DONG Energy the concession to build the Netherlands’ offshore wind farms Borssele 1 and 2.

SolarWorld debuts 1,500-volt solar panel

SolarWorld has announced that it will release a 1,500-volt solar panel in time for this year’s fourth-quarter peak selling season.

Siemens to supply 141 turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas Siemens to supply 141 turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview Wind combines two adjacent projects in New Mexico and Texas with a total installed capacity of 324 megawatts (MW).

Siemens to supply onshore wind turbines for Saxony wind farm Siemens to supply onshore wind turbines for Saxony wind farm

Siemens will supply three direct drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-113 for the onshore wind power plant Naundorf.

UK solar industry sees new record in electricity generation as it celebrates Solar Independence Day

The UK solar industry is today celebrating its third ‘Solar Independence Day’, the UK’s annual celebration of solar energy.

Northern Irish anaerobic digestion plants secure £10.5 million investment

The Foresight Group LLP managed Recycling and Waste LP (RAW) Fund, in which UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) is a cornerstone investor, has today committed £10.5m to two anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in Northern Ireland.