Category: Renewable News

Renewables in Africa Announces Strategic Collaboration with Gold Ventures Investment to Empower African Startups

Brentwood, 19th April 2024 – Renewables in Africa (RiA), a leading virtual media platform dedicated to promoting renewable energy, is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Gold Ventures Investment (GVI), an influential investment firm known for its robust startup support ecosystem. This collaboration aims to empower African startups by facilitating their engagement with foreign… Read more »

DNV and Indonesia’s PLN will collaborate on power grid resilience

A new DNV/PLN Memorandum of Understanding has been signed to cooperate on designing power-grid management systems for disaster recovery control in Indonesia The agreement supports PLN’s transformation strategy to become a technology and engineering leader. DNV brings in its extensive local and international experience of over 100 years in technical advisory work for power grid… Read more »

GE Vernova and Sonelgaz to expand capabilities at GEAT to enhance Algeria’s grid infrastructure

GE Vernova and Sonelgaz to expand existing capabilities at their joint venture, GE Algeria Turbines (GEAT), to develop grid solutions. In addition to meeting the needs of Sonelgaz Group companies for high and extra-high voltage substation equipment, grid solutions rolled out from GEAT are expected to support the integration of renewable as Algeria diversifies its… Read more »

Australian Flow Batteries and The SCHMID Group Announce Groundbreaking Memorandum of Understanding

Perth, Australia April 17th , 2024 Australian Flow Batteries Pty Ltd (AFB), a leader in innovative energy solutions and economical, safe, and reliable power storage, and SCHMID Energy Systems GmbH a company of the German SCHMID Group, a global technology leader with a rich history in delivering innovative solutions across multiple industries including Electronics, Renewables,… Read more »

Enspec announces significant leadership hire

Power quality engineering company Enspec has added a key recruit to its leadership team. Tony Jefferson, who has more than three decades of experience in the energy industry, joins St Helens-based Enspec as the new head of business development. As a former global head of sales for various Siemens business divisions in different countries around… Read more »

Cross-border energy networks can cut USD 800 BN from ASEAN’s decarbonization cost, DNV research indicates

New DNV research estimates the costs of ASEAN member states decarbonizing individually, with moderate cross-border power interconnection, or with full regional cooperation involving interconnectors, hydrogen networks, and energy storage. The study recommends achievable short-, medium- and long-term actions to reduce technical, economic and policy hurdles to increased interconnection.   Singapore, 17 April 2024 – DNV,… Read more »

All T-pylons fully wired up in major milestone for Hinkley Connection Project

Hinkley Connection Project’s 116 T-pylons now ‘strung’ with overhead conductors Final conductors fixed into place on a row of T-pylons near Yatton, North Somerset 460km and 1,288 tonnes of power line have been installed between project’s T-pylons   National Grid has installed overhead conductors on all 116 of its new T-pylons, marking a major milestone… Read more »

ORE Catapult CEO to stand down after twelve years at the helm

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has today (10 April) announced that its Chief Executive, Andrew Jamieson, has decided to step down from the role later this year, after leading the technology innovation organisation since its formation in 2012. The search for Mr. Jamieson’s successor will begin immediately. He will remain in post until an… Read more »

Burges Salmon advises Eni on successful DCO for HyNet Carbon Dioxide pipeline

The firm has advised Eni on the grant by the Secretary of State for the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) of a Development Consent Order (DCO) for the HyNet Carbon Dioxide pipeline. The DCO will allow the construction, operation, and maintenance of infrastructure to transport captured CO2 as part of the HyNet… Read more »

Nuveen Infrastructure and Exus agree 800MW Italian battery storage project

Nuveen Infrastructure (formerly Glennmont Partners), one of the world’s largest fund managers investing in clean energy, and Exus Renewables (“Exus”), the independent renewables asset management and development firm, have agreed to co-develop c.800MW of battery storage projects in southern Italy, with each company co-developing a portfolio of c.400MW of projects. The deal will see Nuveen… Read more »

350 PPM launches fundraise campaign for Greentech expansion

350 PPM, the environmental investor specialist, has launched a campaign to raise funds for the expansion of its business specifically targeting the incubation and acceleration of breakthrough environmental companies. It has set ambitious targets for the financial year 2024/25, and in 2025, plans to launch a £100m institutional impact fund to support some of the… Read more »

Future marine fuels and technology – new website launched

New resource serves as a gateway to crucial information and data about future fuels and technology in shipping Access to latest information on zero and near-zero marine fuels and technologies, including pricing information and the latest research, can be found on The website has been developed by the Future Fuels and Technology Project (FFT Project), a… Read more »

The failure to decarbonize the global energy education system: Carbon lock-in and stranded skill sets

Key message: The world still produces more workforce for fossil fuels than for renewable energy industries A new study on energy transition in global higher education has been published by Energy Research & Social Science journal. In the article, the authors – Roman Vakulchuk and Indra Overland from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs[1] – assess how quickly global… Read more »

Award Winner Solis Brings Next-Gen Inverters to Centre Stage at Solar Solutions, Dusseldorf

November 23, 2023, Ningbo, China: Ginlong (Solis) Technologies (the company), renowned as one of the most experienced and largest inverter manufacturers globally, will present a diverse range of products designed to meet a variety of solar energy needs in the German market. Products on show at Solar Solutions include: the Solis 800W Mini inverter series, designed… Read more »

WINAICO wins Taiwan Excellent PV Award 
”Most Representative Taiwan Quality PV Products in 2023″

Creglingen, 23.11.2023 – WINAICO, the brand of Taiwanese solar module manufacturer Win Win Precision Technology Co. Ltd, has been awarded the “Most Representative Taiwan Quality PV Products in 2023” prize, which is presented by the Taiwan Energy Authority.  WINAICO had previously sent several solar modules to the ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), where they were… Read more »

Maxeon Solar Technologies Announces Appointment of Chief Technology Officer

Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MAXN), a global leader in solar innovation and channels, today announced that Matt Dawson will be joining the company on March 20, 2023, to serve as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Dawson will be responsible for the research and development (R&D) function globally, establishing the Company’s new technology strategic roadmap and leading technological innovation and… Read more »

Vestas and KK Wind Solutions strengthen partnership with transfer of converters and controls business

The sale of Vestas’ converters and controls business has been completed and marks the transfer of Vestas’ three converters and controls factories to KK Wind Solutions (KK). Around 600 of Vestas’ highly experienced and skilled colleagues will join KK. Following the acquisition, KK becomes a world leader within converter and controls for the wind industry… Read more »

Elia awards EPCI contract for world’s first energy island to DEME and Jan De Nul

DEME Group and Jan De Nul Group, two global players in offshore construction, together form the joint venture TM EDISON. The Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation (EPCI) contract covers the further design and the construction of the Princess Elisabeth Island in the Belgian part of the North Sea. The contracts for the high-voltage infrastructure will… Read more »

Boskalis acquires multidisciplinary offshore wind farm project Moray West

Boskalis has secured a multidisciplinary role in the development of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. On behalf of its client, Boskalis will carry out a large number of the activities contributing to the development of this renewable energy project in the coming 12 months. The sizable(1) contract was awarded by Ocean Winds,… Read more »

Bladefence makes a new investment to expand its fleet of WP Systems suspended platforms

Bladefence Group, the leading blade repair company in both North Europe and North America, has confirmed a significant investment in WP Systems suspended platforms. This investment continues the cooperation between the companies, that have worked together since 2020. With its new order, Bladefence invests in several new Terra 1.1 and Aer 1.1 platforms, which are… Read more »

Plan to reshape key NSW port for renewable energy boom

Plans for an offshore wind development project at Port Kembla have been unveiled as part of a proposed renewable energy hub in the NSW Illawarra. NSW Ports announced concept plans to develop a large-scale port facility at Port Kembla’s Outer Harbour, that would support offshore wind projects. ort Kembla is within the NSW government’s draft… Read more »

Seaway7 Signs Transport and Installation Cables Contract for Hai Long Offshore Wind Farm

Seaway7 is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Hai Long Offshore Wind Power for the installation of inner-array grid and export cables on the Hai Long Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan. This contract award completes the key procurement for the project which is now steadily moving into construction phase. The signing… Read more »

Seaway7 Awarded Transport and Installation Cables Contract

Seaway 7 ASA (Euronext Growth: SEAW7) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a large(1) contract for the transport and installation of inner-array grid and export cables on an undisclosed offshore wind farm project. The scope includes the transport and installation of inner-array and export power cables and respective cable protection systems. Operations… Read more »

Sif takes Final Investment Decision to Construct the World’s Largest Monopile Foundation Manufacturing Plant

Sif Holding N.V. (“Sif” or the “Company”) today announces its €328 million Final Investment Decision (“FID”) to construct the world’s largest monopile foundation manufacturing plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Construction is expected to start in April 2023; The upgraded manufacturing plant will significantly increase the total combined capacity of Sif to 500 kilotons a year… Read more »

EchoSense deployment accelerates to tackle wind production challenges as new bats become endangered

Natural Power, a leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, is set to accelerate the implementation of its proven EchoSense smart bat curtailment technology in a move to ensure the protection of endangered bat species at wind projects in North America.  On January 30, 2023, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially up-list the… Read more »

A reflection on COP27: the missing case of renewables

The past few weeks have been dominated by news from COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh. With the conference now concluded, it’s safe to say that declarations of a focus on action were not entirely fulfilled, with some countries even attempting to back-track on the 1.5°C limit agreed upon the year prior in Glasgow. So, with that… Read more »

North America’s natural gas could improve Europe’s energy security – McKinsey & Company

North America has the potential to provide affordable natural gas that could address energy security in Europe through LNG supplies, while helping decarbonization on a global scale 16 November 2022: North America possesses significant natural gas resources that could combat the linked challenges of energy supply, energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a… Read more »

Pfeiffer Vacuum Introduces the New SmartVane Rotary Vane Pump for Mass Spectrometry

Asslar, Germany, November 16, 2022. Pfeiffer Vacuum, a leading provider of vacuum technology, introduces the first rotary vane pump for mass spectrometry with a hermetically sealed pump housing. The SmartVane serves as a backing pump for mass spectrometers (ICP-MS, LC/MS), for applications in environmental and food analytics, as well as in pharmaceutical and clinical analytics…. Read more »

Strategic Marine signs 3-vessel order with Chartwell Marine

Singapore, 14 November 2022 — Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine. The Brevity-class 27-metre catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range, which has seen multiple orders in the UK and USA since its launch in June 2022. The Brevity responds… Read more »

Prime Batteries Technology and EIT InnoEnergy join forces to scale up battery and storage production in Europe

Brussels, 10 November 2022: Prime Batteries Technology, a breakthrough developer, manufacturer and distributor of lithium-ion batteries and bespoke storage systems, has signed an investment agreement today with EIT InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology(EIT), a body of the European Union. The investment formalises EIT InnoEnergy as… Read more »

Planning system change provides ‘remarkable’ step forward for renewables industry

A new planning system designed by The Scottish Government has been described as “a remarkable and major step forward” by Scotland’s renewable energy industry. National Planning Framework 4, a revised draft of which was released this week, seeks to “encourage, promote and facilitate all forms of renewable energy development onshore and offshore”. This latest revised… Read more »


SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Boviet Solar Technology Co. Ltd. (Boviet Solar), a leading global solar energy technology company specializing in manufacturing of PERC photovoltaic (PV) cells, Gamma Series™ Monofacial and Vega Series™ Bifacial PV Modules, has announced the successful completion of the latest independent assessment by Black & Veatch of Boviet Solar’s crystalline… Read more »

EDPR reaches a net profit of 265 million euros in the first half of the year, 87% above last year

EBITDA summed 976 million euros (+49% YoY). The company’s installed capacity increased to 13.8 GW (+1.2 GW YoY). Capacity under construction has reached record levels of 3.2 GW, with 1.8 GW of wind and 1.3 GW of solar. 27th July 2022, London: EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world,… Read more »


Renewable energy underwriter harnesses data analysis and benchmarking from wind and solar asset optimisation business to drive down insurance premiums Newport Beach, 10th November – GCube, the leading underwriter for renewable energy projects, has today launched a new, smarter, data-powered insurance offering. The service, supported by Clir, a company dedicated to maximizing project returns from… Read more »