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Conergy to build 37MW UK solar farm

PV plant installation will mark the first time that RWE has invested in British solar.

Jinko Solar partners with Proinso India

As part of the deal, Proinso will begin distributing JinkoSolar solar PV modules through its extensive sales network in India.

Pair of Trina Solar PV projects connected to UK grid

PV power plants boast a total capacity of 23.77 MW.

Last week’s Top 3 Renewable Energy Focus stories: Spotlight on Africa; European HyFive Project; solar PV recycling

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Renewable Energy Focus website last week...

Keynote speakers announced for Energy Storage North America 2014 Conference

Notable energy storage policy makers and market leaders to ponder the next phase of growth for the industry.

Locus Energy named preferred supplier for Amicus Solar Cooperative Locus Energy named preferred supplier for Amicus Solar Cooperative

Deal calls for Locus Energy to provide solar monitoring hardware, software and solar data analytics to Amicus members.

Adenium finances multimillion dollar solar projects in Jordan

10 MW of solar power projects will have a total value of around U.S.$26 million.

E.ON, Unipart embark on UK biomass heating project

Arrangement calls for E.ON to install, operate and maintain a new 995kW biomass boiler at Unipart’s head offices in Oxford.

Samsung, Pattern Energy complete Canada’s largest wind project

270 MW South Kent Wind farm has the capacity to power approximately 100,000 Ontario homes annually.

ib vogt GmbH, vogt solar ltd successfully commissioned six UK solar farms in the first quarter

Solar farm projects represent a total rated capacity of 80 MWp.

IBC SOLAR enters Japanese market

1.6 MW solar park marks first of a series of large-scale PV plants for IBC SOLAR in Japan

ABB announces kickoff of two major renewable substation EPC projects

Installations will focus on wind and solar power applications in the US.

CSUN signs 15 MW framework deal with Turkey-based PV-Systems

Agreement covers CSUN 250-60P solar PV modules produced at CSUN Eurasia’s factory in Istanbul, as well as deliveries from China.

US Energy Department pledges $4 Million to advance America’s water power industry.

Goal is to engage America’s research universities in the effort to accelerate the development of the emerging marine and hydrokinetic energy industry in the US.

Basse-Normandie creates a research and innovation network for marine renewable energy

Network designed to reinforce relations between the industry's decision-makers and regional SMEs and laboratories for the purpose of encouraging collaborative projects for MRE.

Bürkert optimises 'green' hydrogen electric race car Bürkert optimises 'green' hydrogen electric race car

The fluid technology specialist Bürkert has provided a fluid control system for the fuel cell stack of the hydrogen electric race car 'Forze VI'.

Last week’s Top 3 Renewable Energy Focus stories: UK Government, Ingenious Clean Energy, European HyFive project,

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Renewable Energy Focus website last week.

Alstom, BFG France sign wind turbine manufacturing deal

Exclusive agreement covers the supply of composite structures to produce the nacelle casings for Alstom’s Haliade™ 150-6MW wind turbine.

Hanwha Q CELLS completes United States' first solar farm on a 'Superfund' site Hanwha Q CELLS completes United States' first solar farm on a 'Superfund' site

10.86 MW utility-scale solar farm was fully realized without any incentives.

Solar PV recycling mandate kicks off in Italy

Italy becomes the first major PV market to implement the EU recast WEEE Directive

OpenHydro and Alderney Renewable Energy forge joint venture OpenHydro and Alderney Renewable Energy forge joint venture

Partners to combine their expertise and resources to develop a 300MW tidal array.

US Energy Department pledges $4 Million for water power industry research

Funding will support high-impact University research projects designed to enable the capture of renewable wave and tidal energy, while supporting the growth of a globally competitive marine/hydrokinetic workforce.

IMechE warns that UK urgently needs to invest in energy storage

A new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns that the UK urgently needs to invest in energy storage – for thermal, electric, and transport – to avoid soaring energy bills for consumers.

UK Government launches ‘Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive’

Programme promises to make renewable heating more affordable for millions of homeowners in the UK.

UK project to demonstrate fertiliser production using renewable energy

The UK’s Technology Strategy Board is funding a consortium that includes the Waitrose supermarket chain and ITM Power, to demonstrate de-carbonisation of fertiliser production, which is responsible for a significant proportion of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Lightsource Renewable Energy launches new division

'Lightsource Commercial Rooftops' venture created to help turn UK rooftops into solar power stations.

Solectria Renewables selected for large-scale Mexican solar project Solectria Renewables selected for large-scale Mexican solar project

30MW 'ZacSol' installation in Zacatecas will be among the largest in the country.

RWE Innogy awards maintenance contract for Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm RWE Innogy awards maintenance contract for Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm

Fabricom Offshore Services BV to maintain the foundations of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm over the next four years.

Ingenious Clean Energy backs first anaerobic digestion plant in the UK

£4.5 million investments supports new energy sources for the UK amid global energy security debate.

Pew Report: Offshore wind propelled clean energy investment growth in the UK in 2013 Pew Report: Offshore wind propelled clean energy investment growth in the UK in 2013

The UK wind sector, which increased by nearly 50 percent to $5.9 billion, drove the increase.

Hanwha Q CELLS and SUNLIGHT team up on PV-hybrid project. Hanwha Q CELLS and SUNLIGHT team up on PV-hybrid project.

Collaboration focused on providing clean off-grid energy in Cyprus.

ABB wins lucrative order to provide cable link for Danish offshore wind farm

Submarine alternating current cable will enable integration of clean wind energy in Denmark.

NEC commissions largest renewable energy storage system in Italy NEC commissions largest renewable energy storage system in Italy

2MWh lithium-ion battery storage system delivers flexible electricity grid capacity to manage fluctuations in demand.

European HyFIVE project to demonstrate 110 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles

Leading motor manufacturers, hydrogen fuel suppliers, the Mayor of London’s Office, and energy consultancies from around the world today signed up to the €38 million HyFIVE project. A total of 110 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles will be deployed at several European locations – Bolzano, Copenhagen, Innsbruck, London, Munich and Stuttgart – alongside new clusters of hydrogen refueling stations.

KiWi Power opens Singapore office

Leading UK smart grid and energy demand management company sets sights on Asia Pacific region.

SolarMax and Zenex Solar forge UK partnership

Distribution deal follows expansion of the SolarMax UK team.

ABB launches PVS800-IS solar inverter station ABB launches PVS800-IS solar inverter station

Compact 2MW inverter designed for large-scale solar power generation.

Integrated gasified biomass power plant planned for Bulgaria Integrated gasified biomass power plant planned for Bulgaria

Karlovo power plant will turn syngas derived from straw and wood wastes into clean energy.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind now operational MHI Vestas Offshore Wind now operational

The offshore wind power joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is now operational. It will handle the further development of the V164-8.0 MW turbine.

Conergy completes new solar plant for Primrose Solar

Portfolio of four solar farms in the UK amount to 39MW in installed capacity.

UK Green Investment Bank invests £461m in the UK offshore wind sector

Equity investments include the Westermost Rough offshore project as well as a stake in the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm.

Vestas receives 48 MW order for first V117 turbines in Italy

Contracts for the two wind power plants in Basilicata include supply, installation and commissioning of six V117-3.0 MW and nine V117-3.3 MW wind turbines, respectively.

SFC Energy delivers new portable fuel cell generators to US Air Force SFC Energy delivers new portable fuel cell generators to US Air Force

German-based SFC Energy has made the first deliveries of its new portable Jenny 1200 fuel cell generator to the US Air Force. The Jenny 1200 was developed specifically for faster battery charging in defence applications, and packs twice the power of its predecessor model in almost the same size.

UL's Photovoltaic Plant Services programme goes 'global' UL's Photovoltaic Plant Services programme goes 'global'

Extended suite of services offered to help stakeholders manage risks and reduce costs associated with building and operating PV plants.

Fraunhofer, Solar Tower Technologies AG collaborate on new project

Partnership focuses on development of new technologies for more cost-efficient solar tower power plants using solar thermal energy.

FLI Energy begins construction of Euston Biomethane-to-Grid AD project

Once operating to full capacity, the anaerobic digestion plant will generate 10 million cubic meters of biogas.