News Brief May 13 – Vesper Energy, Meta Solar Deal, UK Solar Farm

US-based Vesper Energy Sells Assets To Fortune 500 Energy Company Vesper Energy, a developer, owner, and operator of utility-scale renewable energy assets including solar farms, has sold its 100MW Deer Creek Renewable Energy project to an unnamed Fortune 500 energy company. Meta, Solarpack Collaborate on Solar Projects to Power Data Center in Indiana Meta and […]

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UK Emissions Down By 5% From 2022, Wind Contributes 28% Of Power Generated

The United Kingdom has witnessed a reduction of 53 percent between 1990 and 2023 – down 5 percent from 2022 in cutting emissions, shows the UK’s Department for Energy Security and Net Zero report. The latest Energy Trends report by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero also shows that offshore wind generated 17.3% […]

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RE Company Sonnedix Signs EPC Pact With Spanish Firm Eiffage Energia Sistemas

Renewable energy producer Sonnedix has signed its first Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) Framework Agreement with Eiffage, one of Europe’s construction and concession companies, through its Spanish brand, Eiffage Energia Sistemas. Under the Framework Agreement, construction activities for Sonnedix’s pipeline of projects in Spain, Italy, and Portugal will be delivered under standardised general terms and conditions, […]

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UK Invests £400K For National Grid Innovation Projects Under Ofgem Fund

National Grid Electricity Transmission (ET) a UK-based organisation that maintains high-voltage electricity networks in England was recently awarded £135,000 for a project. This project was undertaken to research new ways to monitor the health of cables in future hybrid AC/DC networks, spot issues in offshore links early, and avoid unplanned outages. They undertook this initiative […]

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Downing Achieves Planning Approval For 50 MW Solar Farm in UK

London-based Downing Renewable Developments, a subsidiary of investment manager Downing, has been awarded planning consent for a 49.9 MW solar farm, part of its 6GW pipeline of development projects across the UK. It has received the go-ahead for the Meerdyke Solar Farm near Marshland St James in Norfolk, which will produce enough renewable energy to […]

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Balance Power 40MW Battery Project Gets Planning Approval in UK

United Kingdom-based renewable energy developer Balance Power‘s 40MW battery storage project in Cheshire, England has received the planning approval. The project, located in Cheadle, will store renewable energy at times of peak generation and export it back onto the grid when demand is high, balancing intermittency, according to the press release. The storage facility will […]

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Enviromena Wins Contract To Repower Three Major Solar Farms In UK

UK-based Clean energy solutions company Enviromena has won a contract to repower three major solar farms in the UK ahead of the peak generation months this summer including Halse Solar Farm in Taunton; Horsacott Solar Farm in Barnstaple and Jordanston Solar Farm in Tenby, which are all government subsidy accredited sites with a combined capacity […]

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Singapore, UK, Mauritius, UAE Biggest Solar Investors In India: R.K Singh

The union minister of new and renewable energy, R.K Singh shared details of the solar investment received within the by India in the last three years i.e., from 2020 – September 2023. He stated, “Indian solar sector has received 3860.158 million investments through foreign direct investment (FDI) within the country till 30th September 2023.”   India […]

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UK’s Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Project To Be Delayed Until 2025

United Kingdom-based renewable energy company SSE Renewables has announced that a shortage of vessels, challenging weather conditions, and supply chain issues will lead to delays in the operation of the first phase of the Dogger Bank offshore wind project – Dogger Bank A. According to the company, the project will not begin functioning until 2025. […]

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