Energy infrastructure News for September 2011
The UK Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) says commitment, determination and a long-term approach by the UK Government “will be crucial” for the successful realisation of a European Supergrid.
28 September, 2011
Thomson Ecology are carrying out pre-construction surveys for the 30 km cable route from Easington to Salt End, Hull, UK, for E.ON Climate and Renewables' Humber Gateway offshore wind farm.
27 September, 2011
Connecting the UK grid with neighbouring countries via a European supergrid would ease the balance of supply and demand, and enable increased use of renewable energy, according to the UK Commons Energy and Climate Change Select Committee.
26 September, 2011
Siemens has delivered high-voltage direct current (HVDC) technology linking Mallorca with the Spanish mainland to enable more renewable energy usage on the tourist island.
23 September, 2011
The first open-access hydrogen vehicle refueling station in the UK has been officially opened at Honda’s car manufacturing facility in Swindon. The hydrogen fueling station was built and is operated by industrial gases giant BOC.
22 September, 2011
Ecotricity has opened new charging points on the M4 and M42 as part of a national charging network for electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK.
22 September, 2011
Sungrow's solar photovoltaic (PV) grid-connected inverter, SG100KC, has received ETL certification for the Canadian solar market.
19 September, 2011
Shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) microinverters and power optimisers soared over 500% in 2010, according to analyst IMS Research.
14 September, 2011
The Southern Cross high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line planned to transport wind power from Texas to south-eastern USA, is one step closer to realisation, Pattern Energy Group LP says.
07 September, 2011
Enphase Energy says solar photovoltaic (PV) installations using its microinverters outperform the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) PVWatts calculator predictions by 8% on average.
01 September, 2011