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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