Crown Estate publishes new open data from the Bristol Channel

Crown Estate publishes new open data from the Bristol Channel

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 Robin Whitlock The Crown Estate has published a wealth of data and information gathered from the former Atlantic Array offshore wind project in the Bristol Channel through its online resource, the Marine Data Exchan...
Jack-up vessel collaboration can reduce offshore wind costs

Jack-up vessel collaboration can reduce offshore wind costs

Monday, 01 September 2014 Robin Whitlock

A new report by The Crown Estate focuses on the more effective use of jack-up vessels to help bring down costs in the maintenance of offshore wind turbines.

Fortum acquires a stake in Finnish wave energy company Wello Oy Finland

Fortum acquires a stake in Finnish wave energy company Wello Oy

Monday, 01 September 2014 Robin Whitlock

Fortum has expanded its investments in wave energy research by acquiring a minority share of 13.6 per cent in the Finnish wave energy developer Wello Oy.

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 29/8/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 29/8/2014

Friday, 29 August 2014 REM • Russia to Join International Renewable Energy AgencyRIA • Spain’s Green Energy ExperimentCanada Free Press • Iberdrola modernizes 45 small hydro power plants in Spain Hydro Energy Business...
City of Shasta Lake deploys Envision Solar EV charging station

City of Shasta Lake deploys Envision Solar EV charging station

Friday, 29 August 2014 Robin Whitlock

Shasta Lake in California has installed a new standalone solar charging station, supplied by Envision Solar, at the city’s Grand River municipal parking lot.

Masdar delivers Samoa’s first wind farm Samoa

Masdar delivers Samoa’s first wind farm

Friday, 29 August 2014 Robin Whitlock

The Prime Minister of Samoa has inaugurated the country’s first wind farm, delivered by Abu Dhabi renewable energy company Masdar.

Policy uncertainty threatens to slow renewable energy momentum, IEA says

Policy uncertainty threatens to slow renewable energy momentum, IEA says

Thursday, 28 August 2014 REM The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in its third annual Medium-Term Renewable...
Latest renewables news hot off the press - 28/8/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 28/8/2014

Thursday, 28 August 2014 REM • Renewable Energy Report Recommends Cutting Australia’s TargetBloomberg • Green energy outcry as PM Tony Abbott unpicks Australian policyFinancial Times • IEA slashes renewable energy forec...
Renovagen solar energy fundraising venture over-subscribed

Renovagen solar energy fundraising venture over-subscribed

Thursday, 28 August 2014 Robin Whitlock

UK cleantech start-up company Renovagen Ltd has closed an initial equity investment round raising £263,000 with the support of 160 investors through the crowd-funding Crowdcube platform.

REC wins its largest US utility-scale order to date

REC wins its largest US utility-scale order to date

Thursday, 28 August 2014 Robin Whitlock

REC has announced it has signed solar panel supply agreements totalling 85MW for utility-scale projects in the United States.