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Lundin Petroleum, OX2 and GE to build Finland’s third-largest wind farm

By Pamela Largue Lundin Petroleum has signed a purchase agreement with OX2 for the 132-MW Metsälamminkangas wind farm in northern Finland. This is the third-largest wind farm to be constructed in Finland and will be constructed without the...

The buzz: state pollinator-friendly solar initiatives

Increasingly, states are promoting pollinator-friendly solar through legislative initiatives.

Duke Energy’s largest solar project in Texas online

by Nicholas Nhede US utility Duke Energy Renewables has announced the start of operations of largest solar energy project in Texas. The 100MW solar energy plant has been set live in December 2019 and is the first large-scale solar project...

DTECH tech tour: CPS Energy solar and energy storage research site

In a way, CPS Energy is embracing the future while also admitting uncertainty over what it might hold. Solar and energy storage are certainly all the rage in power generation and yet they both contain...

“Thirst for Power” documentary explores how water and power are intertwined

The first ever documentary screening at DISTRIBUTECH took place in a mega-session on Wednesday and was followed by a great panel discussion about the future of energy. DISTRIBUTECH International attendees may recall the keynote speaker...

Eurelectric demands energy clarity as Brexit day arrives

The UK will leave the EU today. After months of uncertainty over when – or even if – it would leave, the big question now in all areas of business is: what happens next? And...

Vanderbilt University going green with new solar power deal

An agreement announced last week between Nashville Electric Service, Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee Valley Authority will bring new, large-scale renewable energy to the Tennessee Valley through TVA’s Green Invest program. The partnership is the first of its...

First Gen gets approval to develop 120-MW pumped hydro facility in Philippines

First Gen Corp. has secured authority from the government to develop a 120-MW pumped storage hydropower facility in the northern Philippine province of Nueva Ecija, the ABS-CBN News website is reporting. First Gen’s website does not have an official...
Patrick Nzitunga, Gigawatt Global project director in Burundi, near to the REPP-supported 7.5 MW solar field in Mubuga, Burundi

7.5-MW Mubuga solar plant in Burundi begins construction

Gigawatt Global announced last week that it is about to begin construction on a 7.5-MW solar plant in Burundi. The plant will be the first grid-connected project supported by the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) to begin...
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Follow the patents: toward even more efficient wind power

Wind power has been around for well over a thousand years. The Persians first used wind power in the first millennium. Over the last few hundred years, the most notable change has been in the shape...