Green Energy Company in Wales Goes Off Grid

An expanding Denbighshire, Wales, renewable energy company has gone off grid at its new headquarters after a switch-on ceremony performed by local MP Chis Ruane. The Vale of Clwyd MP pressed the button as award-winning green energy installers Hafod Renewables fired up the power systems at their new base at Tremeirchion, near St. Asaph.

Vineyard Wind Submits Proposal to Deliver up to 1200 MW of Offshore Wind and Create Offshore Wind Hub in Connecticut

Vineyard Wind has submitted a set of offshore wind project proposals called “Park City Wind” to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) in response to its 2019 solicitation for offshore wind power. The bids submitted include a required 400 MW plan and options to develop projects that will generate 800 MW, 1000 MW and 1200 MW.

SUEZ Signs New Organic Waste Treatment Contract

French company SUEZ has contracted to design, build, operate and maintain an organic waste treatment center in Montreal, Canada. This contract, worth €115 million, provides for a two-year construction period of the plant followed by a five-year operating period. 

IRENA Report Explores Potential of Green Hydrogen 

The latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds hydrogen from renewable power, so called green hydrogen, could translate into 8 percent of global energy consumption by 2050.  The report, ‘Hydrogen: a renewable energy perspective’ states 16 percent of all generated electricity would be used to produce hydrogen by then. Green hydrogen could offer ways to decarbonize a range of sectors where it is proving difficult to meaningfully reduce CO2 emissions.

50-State Scorecard Reveals States Are Ramping Up Clean Energy

A rising number of states are showing US leadership on clean energy by adopting ambitious goals and energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and vehicles, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, released recently by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. This 13th annual report identifies the leaders – Massachusetts and California; the most-improved states, notably Maryland; the states that lost ground such as Kentucky; and those lagging behind, including North Dakota and Wyoming.

Enhol pondrá en marcha tres parques solares fotovoltaicos en Navarra en 2020

El grupo empresarial Enhol, con sede en Tudela, desarrollará tres parques solares fotovoltaicos en Navarra el año que viene. Las instalaciones tendrán 50, 50 y 26 megavatios de potencia, respectivamente, y ya tienen comprador para la electricidad que generarán, que se estima rondará los 230 gigavatios hora cada año. Los contratos de venta de la electricidad que ha suscrito Enhol con su cliente -contrato bilateral sin intermediarios- tendrán una duración de 12 años.