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Lincoln Clean Energy Acquires 103 MW South Dakota Wind Project from Pattern Energy

July 3, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

CHICAGO  – Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a subsidiary of Ørsted and a leading developer of U.S. renewables, announced today it has acquired a 103 MW construction ready wind project in Butte County, South Dakota. LCE purchased the project from Pattern…

Wärtsilä’s Fast Track Delivery of a 200 MW Engine Power Plant Will Help Meet Cambodia’s Rapidly Growing Electricity Demand

July 1, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 200 MW flexible baseload power plant to Cambodia that will help meet the country’s rapidly growing energy…

Floating wind: CoensHexicon and Shell to develop floating wind in South Korea

July 1, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

CoensHexicon Co., Ltd, South Korea has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Shell with the purpose to develop, construct and operate a floating wind…

Highview Power Unveils CRYOBattery, World’s First Giga-Scale Cryogenic Battery

LONDON and NEW YORK –  June 27, 2019 – Highview Power, the global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that it has developed a modular cryogenic energy storage system, the CRYOBattery, that is scalable up to multiple…

Subsea Electric Power Conversion Provides Bi- Direction MVDC Transmission

June 27, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News, Technology

A new electrical power conversion technology for subsea power distribution requirements being developed as a Phase II SBIR for the U.S. Navy has been introduced by Diversified Technologies, Inc. of Bedford, Massachusetts. The PowerMod™ Subsea MVDC Power…

6 MW Wärtsilä Energy Storage System Demonstrates Phased Increase of Renewable Energy Penetration on the Island of Bonaire

June 20, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

The technology group Wärtsilä has commissioned its 6 MW / 6 MWh energy management and storage system project for its customer ContourGlobal Bonaire on the Caribbean island of Bonaire. With Phase One complete, the island no longer has to curtail wind resources.…

Wärtsilä Engines Will Support Modernising of Michigan State University’s Power System

June 19, 2019 - in Energy, News, Oil & Gas

The technology group Wärtsilä has been chosen to provide a flexible power generation solution based on three gas fueled Wärtsilä 34SG engines to ensure operational flexibility in the power generation system of Michigan State University’s (MSU) East Lansing…

Political Inaction on Sustainable Energy Policies to Blame for Lack of Progress on UN Climate & Development Goals

June 18, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 – Paris: Renewable energy is increasingly powering the world, but erratic policy making is holding the sector back from its potential contribution to cutting carbon pollution and meeting climate and development targets, according to…

Wärtsilä and Summit sign Bangladesh’s biggest ever service agreement to maintain Summit’s 464 MW power plants

June 17, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed two major Maintenance management and operational advisory agreements with Summit Group, the largest independent power producer (IPP) in Bangladesh and longstanding partner. The seven-year agreements represent…

11 Million People Employed in Renewable Energy Worldwide in 2018

June 17, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). This compares with 10.3 million in 2017[1]. As more and more…