Energy infrastructure News for August 2013

Energy infrastructure News Archive

RE capacity at 2252.3 gigawatts in 2020

According to a new report by Frost & Sullivan, renewable energy capacity will be at 2252.3 gigawatts in 2020, with a gradual shift in the market to emerging economies.

Renewable energy demand to drive European transmission market

A rising demand for green electricity across Europe could boost investment in countries’ transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure, says research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Scottish government invests £3 million in personal green energy

The Scottish government has put aside £3 million for people living in fuel poverty get their own green energy supply.

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Energy M&V industry receives a boost real-time

The measurement and verification (M&V) industry, which monitors energy consumption in buildings, is now moving toward real-time performance tracking, which is set to dominate the market.

SeaEnergy and RGU to improve offshore wind lifecycle costs SeaEnergy and RGU to improve offshore wind lifecycle costs

Aberdeen, UK-based energy services group SeaEnergy plc and Robert Gordon University (RGU) have launched a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to improve the life cycle cost of operations and maintenance (O&M) strategies in offshore windfarms.

Rhode Island and Massachusetts sites leased for wind energy

Offshore wind power specialist Deepwater Wind New England LLC has won the US government’s lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, gaining two leases for a wind energy area of 66,671 hectares offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts for wind energy development.

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TÜV SÜD draws up wind atlas for German state TÜV SÜD draws up wind atlas for German state

TÜV SÜD has put together a wind atlas for the state of Rhineland Palatinate in south-west Germany.

Bid to build renewable energy generation facilities in San Francisco

Community leaders in San Francisco have put together a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) plan, CleanPowerSF, with the aim of building of local, renewable energy generation facilities in the city of San Francisco.

19 per cent increase in UK renewable energy

Electricity generated from renewable sources in the UK in 2012 increased by 19 per cent on 2011, according to official figures published by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change.