ScottishPower Acquires 800MW Solar Portfolio in UK

ScottishPower, owned by Spanish energy firm Iberdrola, has signed two deals to acquire 17 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Britain, with a combined capacity of more than 800 megawatts (MW), the company said on Friday. The deals take ScottishPower’s market share of Britain’s solar industry to 9% from 2%, the firm said. ScottishPower has bought […]

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Israel’s Econergy to Build 800MW Storage, 900MW Solar Capacity in UK

Renewables investor Econergy Renewable Energy said on Thursday it plans to develop a portfolio of 800 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy storage and 900 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Britain over the next three years. The firm said it plans to develop 350 MW of energy storage capacity for operation in 2023, 300 […]

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Energy Major Equinor Buys 45% Stake in UK Battery Maker Noriker Power

Equinor has signed an agreement with Noriker Power Limited, a battery storage developer in the United Kingdom focusing on the engineering and project development of utility scale storage and stability services. The agreement includes the acquisition of a 45% stake in Noriker, with an option to acquire the full company at a later stage. In […]

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BP Plans Green H2 Plant in UK, Expects to Deliver 500 Mwe by 2030

BP is planning a new large-scale green hydrogen production facility, HyGreen Teesside, in the North East of England that could deliver up to 500 Mwe (megawatt electrical input) of hydrogen production ‎by 2030. The company is aiming to start production by 2025, with an initial ‎phase of some 60MWe of installed hydrogen production capacity. A […]

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UK Might Mfg Magnets Used in EVs, Turbines to Cut Reliance on China

The UK could revive domestic production of super strong magnets used in electric vehicles and wind turbines with government support, to cut its reliance on China and achieve vital cuts in carbon emissions, according to media reports. A government-funded feasibility study, which was due to be published today, lays out the steps Britain must take […]

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50 MW Wärtsilä Energy Storage System Activated in UK

Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, has activated a 50 MW lithium-ion energy storage system in Kemsley, Kent supplied by the technology group, Wärtsilä, to support the integration of renewable energy into the UK’s National Grid. Wärtsilä has supplied an energy storage system at the Kemsley substation in South England which is directly connected to […]

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India Most ‘Cost-effective’ in Rooftop Solar Power; Beats China, UK & US

A global study has found that India is the most cost-effective country for generating rooftop solar energy at USD 66 per megawatt-hour, while the cost in China is marginally higher at USD 68 per megawatt-hour. Due to the lower cost, rooftop solar photovoltaics (RTSPV) technology, such as roof-mounted solar panels used in homes, and commercial […]

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S&W Solar Wins its 1st Waste-to-energy Project Worth ~₹1,500 cr

Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (S&W), which provides solar EPC and O&M solutions, has stated that it has received its first order, worth around Rs 1,500 crore, for its waste-to-energy business from a leading developer of energy assets in the UK and Europe. Last month, the company had announced expansion of its renewable energy offerings […]

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EV Maker Nexzu Mobility Ships Orders to Australia, Europe & GCC

Indian electric vehicle (EV) maker Nexzu Mobility has shipped out some initial orders to Australia, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and Europe and is currently in discussions to close deals with the UK and a few African countries. “Our range of products has been developed after months of R&D to perfectly suit the needs of our […]

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