Europe

University of Edinburgh adds ground-mounted solar farm to its reduced carbon portfolio
The University of Edinburgh is installing a ground-mounted solar farm to assist it with its carbon neutral by 2040 passions.
Sep 18, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, University of Edinburgh, Dave Gorman
Hitachi halts 5.8 GW of UK nuclear plans
With the Japanese empire today leaving two brand-new nuclear plants in the United Kingdom, project designer Horizon Nuclear Power has actually verified all tasks at both websites will cease. The centers had actually had a hard time to safeguard funding regardless of offers from government. Horizon claimed it will certainly 'maintain lines of communication open' regarding the future of the sites.
Sep 18, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, Chris Hewett, Hitachi, Horizon Nuclear Power, Duncan Hawthorne
Ignitis Group gets 170MW Polish solar portfolio
Lithuanian state-owned power business Ignitis Group has actually signed an agreement to get solar parks in Poland with a total capacity of up to 170MW from programmer Sun Investment Group (SIG).
Sep 18, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Poland, IPO, Europe, Lithuania, Deividas Varabauskas, Sun Investment Group, ignitis group, sig
Scottish Power to bring parent's hydrogen proficiency to north Europe
The U.K. utility is a companion in the Green Hydrogen for Scotland initiative which intends to be fueling industrial vehicles with sustainable hydrogen within 2 years, starting with a 10 MW electrolyzer on the borders of Glasgow.
Sep 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Solar to Fuel, UK, Europe, hydrogen, Glasgow, ITM Power
Thin-film agrivoltaic solar tubes
German technology business Tube Solar AG has protected EUR10.8 million to develop its round agrivoltaic modules. The light-weight devices can likewise be made use of on roof coverings previously thought about unsuitable for PV.
Sep 17, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Residential, Germany, Europe, Tube Solar AG, Osram
Brand-new globe record for large-area organic PV module efficiency
Scientists in Germany have attained 12.6% performance with a 26 sq cm organic panel as well as 11.7% for a 204 sq cm device. The tasks were accomplished with a new module format and a slower, high-resolution, short-pulse laser structuring process.
Sep 17, 2020 // Technology, Germany, Europe, PV module, efficiency, Andreas Distler
Greece's PPC Renewables seeks cooperations to fast-track 2.3 GW solar buildout
The renewable resource arm of Greek utility Public Power Corporation (PPC) is seeking to increase partnerships with significant solar sector gamers to fast-track its objective of mounting 2.3 GW of PV parks.
Sep 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Greece, Europe, coal phase-out, PPC, helapco, Konstantinos Mavros
National lithium-ion battery supply chains placed
Experts at Bloomberg New Energy Finance have actually quantified the impact of markets worldwide. The ranking products a photo of 25 nations and also provides a five-year overview.
Sep 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, Japan, Canada, Sweden, France, Germany, UK, South Korea, China, Europe, Asia, North America, Finland, Bloomberg, Kwasi Ampofo, James Frith
French federal government thinks about cutting pre-2011 FITs
Financial paper Les Echos declares the government is mulling a renegotiation of historical feed-in contracts after the Court of Auditors in 2018 ruled the motivations also charitable.
Sep 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance, Policy, France, Europe, Xavier Daval, Les Echos, Arnaud Gossement, KilowattSol
Polish solar producers join to compete with imports
Businesses, sustained by the government, will join forces to reinforce their industry and add to the European Green Deal through made-in-EU products.
Sep 16, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance, Poland, Europe, Michał Kurtyka, Ireneusz Zyska, Grzegorz Wiśniewski
Ørsted confirms fire at Carnegie Road battery storage space site
Danish renewables huge Ørsted has confirmed there has actually been a fire at its 20MW Carnegie Road battery energy storage system (BESS) site in Liverpool.
Sep 16, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Ørsted, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service
Trina Solar takes full control of Spanish tracker firm Nclave
Trina Solar has actually taken full control of Spanish tracker system manufacturer Nclave, acquiring the remaining 49% stake in the company it did not currently possess.
Sep 16, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance, Spain, China, Europe, Asia, Trina Solar, pv trackers, pv mounting systems, acquisition, nclave
Bulgaria wants one more 2.6 GW of renewables by 2030-- and also coal
The government's energy technique targets new clean power capability this years but all existing coal power plants will additionally remain active, gas pipes could be upgraded and brand-new nuclear centers released.
Sep 16, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Europe, Solar Project, Bulgaria
Italy released 362 MW of solar in H1
Developers set up 259 MW of brand-new solar in Italy in the first six months of the year, according to ANIE Rinnovabili. However that doesn't include a 103 MW plant that was attached to the grid in late June in the southern region of Apulia.
Sep 16, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Italy, Europe
Cooling PV panels with salt water
An Anglo-Egyptian study group has actually developed an easy air conditioning approach based upon saturated triggered alumina, with saline water as an air conditioning agent.
Sep 16, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, UK, Europe, cooling