Other marine energy and hydropower News for August 2011

Other marine energy and hydropower News Archive

SN Power takes over Enerpar in Brazil

Hydropower development company SN Power has bought Energias do Paraná Ltda (Enerpar) from Norske Skog Group for BRL120 million (~US$70m).

Offshore wind operations base on Heligoland planned

RWE, E.ON and WindMW plan to construct a maintenance and operations base for offshore wind farms in the North Sea

WindMW completes financing for German offshore wind farm

The 288MW offshore wind farm Meerwind off the coast of Germany is expected to be completed by 2013.

ABB wins US$1b order for offshore wind connection

A 900 MW HVDC transmission link will connect North Sea wind farms to the German power grid.

TenneT awards offshore wind HVDC contracts

Prysmian and Siemens have won contracts for the HelWin2 project linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany.

South Africa launches renewable energy programme

South Africa’s news 20-year plan calls for 42% of new energy generation capacity to come from renewable sources.

RWE pulls out of Siadar wave project

RWE npower renewables is no longer backing the planned 4 MW wave energy project based in Scotland.