Renewable Energy

New and analysis of the rise of Renewable Energy resources, which has a significant impact on the performance and reliability of electricity grids. The integration of renewable energy into electric power systems around the world is a major trend as they must connect to existing transmission grids at a range of voltage levels. Renewable Energy resources include solar, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides and hot hydrogen fusion.

Russia wind farm

Enel Green Power starts construction of 90-MW Azov wind farm in...

Enel Green Power has begun construction of the 90-MW Azov wind farm, located in the Rostov region of Southern Russia.
energy projects

China approves 21GW of renewables projects

Chinese authorities have given approval for the construction of almost 21GW of renewable energy projects, under a zero-subsidy policy across 16 provinces in the country.

Gasunie builds new digital natural gas transport management system

European gas infrastructure firm N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie (Gasunie) has built and deployed a new digital natural gas transport management system.

EDF to develop 800MW hybrid renewables plant in Morocco

French utility EDF Renewables, Abu Dhabi-based Masdar and Moroccan developer Green of Africa have won the development rights for the 800MW Noor Midelt 1 solar hybrid solar project in Midelt, Morocco.
green bond

Eversource Energy issues its first green bond

Eversource Energy has through NSTAR Electric Company issued $400 million green bond.

New partnership to trial tide, hybrid renewables

French renewable energy companies Sabella and Akuo Energy have announced the signing a partnership agreement as part of the Phares multi-energy clean power project on the island of Ouessant France.
energy Innovation

US DoE announces $46 million for small businesses/innovation

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has announced that the Department of Energy will award 231 grants totaling $46 million to 202 small businesses in 39 states and the District of Columbia.
Offshore wind

ENGIE and EDP announce 50/50 offshore wind partnership

The new entity will be the exclusive vehicle of investment of EDP, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables (EDPR), and ENGIE for offshore wind opportunities worldwide and will become a global top-5 player in the field, bringing together the industrial expertise and development capacity of both companies.

Philippines renewables to grow 11 percent by 2030

Non-hydro renewable capacity in the Philippines is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% by 2030, according to the latest report by research agency GlobalData.

UK DNO invests £15 million in “world’s most advanced network control...

UK distribution network operator UK Power Networks (UKPN) has revealed what it claims will be the world’s most advanced electricity network control system, and claim it will allow renewables to connect to the grid “cheaper and faster”.

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