This week, the first GE nacelle was produced for the 480-MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm that is under construction in the Bay of Biscay off the Loire-Atlantique coast in France. The nacelle, which contains the generator, was produced at the Montoir-de-Bretagne production site in France and is the first in a series of GE Haliade...
Energy companies EDF Renewables and ESB have started constructing the first phase of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in the UK. One of the world’s largest offshore construction vessels has arrived at the site, 15km off the Fife coast in Scotland, according to a statement. The vessels, owned by engineering firm Saipem,...
This week, EDF Renewables North America announced the signing of a 22-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), with NV Energy, for a 200-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project along with a 180 MW, four-hour battery storage system. The Chuckwalla solar+storage project, located on the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians Reservation, in Clark County, Nevada, is expected to...
Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, is poised to start generating wind power within three years as part of an effort to harness renewable energy to cut local demand for fossil fuels.
Dozens of new solar and wind projects are sprouting up on tribal lands across the U.S. as Native Americans seek new ways to boost their economies beyond casinos and untaxed cigarettes.
Over the past year, U.S. Wind got calls “every day” to sell a lease the energy company bought for $1 million in 2015 in its push to build a wind farm off the New Jersey coast.
France will save 39 billion euros ($44.5 billion) if it refrains from building 15 new nuclear plants by 2060, and bets instead on renewable energy sources to replace its all its aging atomic facilities, a government agency said.
Energy storage on a commercial scale is the holy grail for supporters of renewables, including French President Emmanuel Macron.
Dubai took another step toward completing what it says will be the largest solar park of its kind, inaugurating a 200-MW facility with partners Electricite de France SA and Abu Dhabi-based renewables company Masdar.
Saudi Arabia received offers to supply solar electricity for the cheapest prices ever recorded, marking the start of a $50 billion program to diversify the oil producer’s domestic energy supplies away from fossil fuels.