Energy infrastructure News for July 2012

Energy infrastructure News Archive

UK projects accelerate ‘green’ hydrogen energy

In the UK, five new government-backed research and development projects will speed up the adoption of energy systems using hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

Reef Subsea wins £40m contract to install array cables for Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm

A subsidiary of Reef Subsea AS has been awarded the £40m contract to install the inter array cable for the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm.

German cable firm Leoni joins Desertec clean power project German cable firm Leoni joins Desertec clean power project

Leoni has joined the Desertec consortium as an associated partner, the German cables and cable systems supplier announced today.

UK onshore wind generation up 51%

Electricity generation from onshore wind was up by 51% in the first quarter of 2012, as a result of huge increases in capacity, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has revealed.

Mainstream Renewables plans Ireland’s first wind export project

Wind developer Mainstream Renewables has unveiled plans for 5GW of wind capacity in the Irish midlands, which it says will export power to the UK to fill the British energy gap.

Fishermen drop lawsuit against Cape Wind

A group of Massachusetts fishermen opposed to the Cape Wind offshore wind farm have dropped their federal lawsuit against the scheme, and have entered into a settlement with the project’s developers.