Other marine energy and hydropower News for November 2010

Other marine energy and hydropower News Archive

RWE and RAG build wind farms with pumped storage RWE and RAG build wind farms with pumped storage

RAG Montan Immobilien and RWE Innogy plan to turn a waste heap into a power plant combining wind power with pumped storage.

Tata invests €806.7m in wind

Indian Tata Power is investing €806.7 million win wind power, as it aims to increase the share of renewable energy in its portfolio.

Silfab buys 10% of hydropower developer Silfab buys 10% of hydropower developer

Silfab SpA is acquiring 10% of the share capital of Idrofin Srl, an Italian developer of hydropower plants in Eastern Europe with a core business in Romania.

Statkraft builds second hydropower plant in Turkey

Statkraft is constructing a 102 MW hydropower plant, Kargi, in Turkey, representing an investment of around €250 million.

DONG Energy: revenues from wind and hydropower up 54%

DONG Energy’s 9 months report for 2010 shows a 54% increase in revenue from wind and hydropower.

Alstom supplies hydropower turbines and opens plant in China

Alstom will supply five 40 MW bulb turbine and generators for the Xiajiang hydropower station under construction in Jiangxi China.

Offshore wind, wave and tidal can meet Europe’s electricity demand

Offshore wind, wave and tidal energy could technically provide all of Europe’s future electricity demand, according to a group of industry experts and scientists under the EU ORECCA project.

RenewableUK 2010: Universal safety standards for offshore renewable energy

Subsea UK has urged the renewable energy sector to take its lead from the maritime offshore industry by adopting universal safety practices to ensure that ‘good business is always safe business’.

CSP - is it time? CSP - is it time?

In our new blogs, Paula Mints reports back from the CSP Project Development USA Conference, and Elizabeth Block gives her take on the European Future Energy Forum (EFEF).

RenewableUK 2010: Oil and gas industry to collaborate on renewables

Senior oil and gas executives and leading figures from the renewable energy industry will gather in Aberdeen next month for a summit to drive forward collaboration between the two sectors.

Europe: 50% electricity from marine renewables by 2050

By 2050 Europe could get up to 50% of its electricity needs from renewable marine sources, according to a report by the Marine Board of the European Science Foundation.