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Centrica completes 49 MW battery facility in Cumbria, UK

  • 14 days ago (2019-01-08)
  • David Flin

Centrica has announced that it has completed work on a 49 MW battery storage facility on the former site of the Roosecote power station in Cumbria, UK.

TEPCO plans to build one of Japan’s biggest offshore wind farms

  • 15 days ago (2019-01-07)
  • David Flin

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has announced that it is considering a project to build one of Japan’s biggest offshore wind power plants. 

Renewables overtake coal in Germany

  • 18 days ago (2019-01-04)
  • David Flin

Renewables have overtaken coal as Germany’s main source of energy for the first time, accounting for just over 40 per cent of electricity production.

Canada announces details for phasing out coal power

  • 19 days ago (2019-01-03)
  • David Flin

The Canadian Government has announced details on how it plans to phase out coal power in Canada by 2030.

Drax buys assets from Iberdrola

  • 20 days ago (2019-01-02)
  • David Flin

Drax Power Station in Yorkshire, UK, has completed the £702 million buyout of low-carbon and renewable assets from Iberdrola of Spain.

SECI invites bids for 2400 MW renewable energy generation power plants

  • 21 days ago (2019-01-01)
  • David Flin

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited renewable energy companies to put forward bids to set up 1200 MW each of wind and solar power plants.

Pakistan starts 35 renewable energy power generation projects with $3.5 billion investment

  • 22 days ago (2018-12-31)
  • David Flin

The Pakistan Government has announced that several fiscal and financial incentives have encouraged private investors to undertake 35 renewable energy power generation projects with an investment of over $3.5 billion.

US coal-fired power generation down to 26.9 per cent

  • 25 days ago (2018-12-28)
  • David Flin

Data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the USA showed that coal-fired power generation totalled 87.98 GWh in October, down 9.6 per cent from September, and down 2.6 per cent from October 2017.

China approves its first big power storage pilot project

  • 26 days ago (2018-12-27)
  • David Flin

China has approved its first large battery storage pilot project as it seeks to maximise renewable energy output and improve grid stability.

Siemens completes construction of two substations in Egypt

  • 29 days ago (2018-12-24)
  • David Flin

Siemens has announced the completion of Samanoud and Aboul Matameer, two substations in Egypt built to transmit electricity from the Burullus power plant to the national grid.