Wind farm developer ‘optimistic’ after transmission link approval


The Manchester based developer behind plans for two wind farms in Shetland say they are “optimistic” following energy regulator Ofgem’s conditional approval of an interconnector which would allow energy to be exported to the mainland.

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56 MW hybrid wind-solar plant powers up at Australian gold mine


Not only the biggest but also the first one to integrate wind generation on-site, the Agnew Gold Mine microgrid project is leading the way in decarbonizing Australian mining. In favorable weather conditions, the 56 MW project delivered by distributed energy producer EDL is able to cover up to 70% of the mine’s power requirements with renewable energy.

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World’s largest solar project to provide record-low energy tariffs


The Al Dhafra project in Abu Dhabi is set to be the largest solar plant in the world, with the capacity to power approximately 160,000 households across the UAE with electricity. Now, Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) has announced that not only will the project break records for its size, it will also provide the cheapest tariff for solar power anywhere in the globe.

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£320m deal allows wind farm project to proceed

A £320m deal has been agreed to allow a 50-turbine wind farm to be built in southern Scotland.

Swedish state-owned Vattenfall already had planning permission for the South Kyle scheme near Dalmellington.

It has now secured the backing of infrastructure fund Greencoat to ensure it proceeds.

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Nestlé UK signs 15-year PPA agreement with Ørsted

Nestlé UK has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Danish renewable energy company Ørsted.

As per the terms of the PPA, Nestlé UK will purchase 31MW of green power from the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, which is owned at 50% by Ørsted.

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