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Fortum and Nordkraft JV to Target Norwegian Wind Power Development

Fortum and Norwegian energy company Nordkraft have formed a joint venture, Fortum Nordkraft Vind DA, to develop new wind power projects in Norway. The two companies have been successfully co-operating in Norwegian wind power since 2017 when Fortum entered the Norwegian wind market. “Fortum’s goal is to grow substantially in the Nordic wind and Norway […]

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EVs to Dominate Global Passenger Cars, Buses Sales by 2040: BNEF

However, the heavy trucks sales will be limited to only 19 per cent in 2040 and will prove the hardest segment for electrics to crack, and their use case will mostly be in shorter-distance applications. One of the leading research firm Bloomberg NEF (BNEF) in it’s annual outlook for 2019 has analysed that electric vehicles […]

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QTS to Procure Power From 2 Wind Energy Projects

QTS has purchased environmental attributes from Rio Bravo Wind in Starr County, Texas and Radford’s Run Wind Farm in Macon County, IlI to equal 100% of the projected power consumption of the data centers.  QTS Realty Trust, a leading provider of hybrid colocation and megascale data center solutions has announced that, together with Citigroup Energy […]

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Scatec Solar Brings on MT Energy For 485 MW Solar Projects in Vietnam

Scatec Solar is envisioned to provide the project’s equity funding. In addition, the company will be the turn-key EPC provider and will be providing Operation & Maintenance as well as Asset Management services to the projects. Norway-based Scatec Solar has partnered with MT Energy, a Vietnamese energy company, to develop, finance, construct and operate large-scale […]

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Enel, Enertag and Leclanche Commission 22 MW Storage System in Germany

The system, which involved a total investment of approximately 17 million euros, is supporting the stability of the German electricity network by providing frequency regulation services to the country’s Primary Control Reserve (PCR) market. Enel Green Power Germany (EGP Germany), Germany-based renewable energy company Enertag and Swiss energy storage solutions company Leclanché recently inaugurated the […]

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EVs, Batteries Can Drive Solar Rooftop Growth, Says Report

In order to boost the growth of renewable energy including solar rooftop, the dropping costs of electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries with equal grid market access can be helpful, says the report released by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). This ‘Electric Vehicles and Batteries Can Drive Growth of Residential Solar’ report […]

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ADB Agrees To Help Finance 100-MW Solar Project in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said today it will extend a loan of USD 7.64 million to support the construction of a 100-MW photovoltaic (PV) park in Cambodia. The National Solar Park Project was developed with grants from the governments of Canada and Singapore and envisages the installation of a power plant in Kampong Chhnang […]

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Zouk Capital Invest in Italian e-Mobility Firm BE Power

UK-based infrastructure and private equity investor, Zouk Capital, recently announced that it had invested in BE Power, a subsidiary of Building Energy (BE), marking the entry of the UK fund into the Italian electric mobility market. Zouk Capital has acquired a majority stake in BE Power through a capital increase. The funding will allow BE […]

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