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Siemens is supplying two gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear (GIS) for the Rogun hydropower plant in Tajikistan, a country bordered by Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Afghanistan.
25 September, 2016
Global battery energy storage system (BESS) installed capacity is set to grow from 1.5 GW in 2015 to over 14 GW by 2020, as large numbers of projects are planned to be commissioned over the forecast period due to increasing renewable installations and focus on grid stability, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
23 September, 2016
Mainstream Renewable Power has been awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a total investment value of USD $1.65 billion and a capacity of 986 MW.
21 September, 2016
GE Renewable Energy has announced it has secured five-year Digital Wind Farm services contracts for two aging wind farms in central Japan.
20 September, 2016
SMA Solar Technology AG is taking over complete technical operational management of the largest PV farm in Denmark on behalf of project developer and energy service provider WIRCON GmbH.
19 September, 2016
E.ON will install and operate a ten megawatt battery to equalize the feed-in of renewable energy to the transmission network operated by US regional energy provider, Tucson Electric Power.
14 September, 2016
MAKE Consulting has reported that the leading wind power asset owners globally lost market share in 2015 despite adding capacity overall, amidst a general trend of fragmentation in the global market.
13 September, 2016
Scotland’s next generation of onshore wind projects could be at least 20% cheaper if Scottish and UK Governments work with industry and regulators to remove a series of barriers, a new report has found.
12 September, 2016
French oil company Total, with energy storage firm Saft and SunPower in its portfolio, is the first oil “supermajor” entering new areas of business including solar plus storage and distributed generation, Lux Research says.
07 September, 2016
The renewable energy company OX2 has been commissioned to build the 112 MW Raskiftet wind farm in Norway.
06 September, 2016
South Africa has great potential for wind capacity development over the next four years, reports GlobalData.
05 September, 2016
Gaelectric has announced that it has concluded agreements on a €38 million financing package for the construction of two wind farms in county Kilkenny.
04 September, 2016
The global wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M) is estimated to increase from $10 billion in 2015 to $17 billion by 2020, at a compound annual growth rate of 11.2%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
02 September, 2016
The government of Cuba and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are holding a workshop on approaches to operating and planning electricity systems with higher shares of variable renewable energy in the island nation of Cuba.
01 September, 2016