India, UK to set up 500 mn pound fund to finance green energy.

India, UK to set up 500 mn pound fund to finance green energy.

The fund will focus initial investments on India’s rapidly growing energy and renewable market and a fund manager is expected “to be selected by the autumn”, which is by the middle of 2017. India and the UK today decided to set up a 500 million pound fund, with both governments together investing 240 million pound, […]

Hayward Tyler wins USD8.3 million orders with Korea Hydro & Nuclear.

Hayward Tyler wins USD8.3 million orders with Korea Hydro & Nuclear.

Hayward Tyler Group PLC on Tuesday said it has won a number of new orders totaling USD8.3 million with South Korea-focused electricity supplier Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, part of Korea Electric Power Co. Hayward Tyler, with HQ in Luton, UK,  designs, manufactures, and services fluid-filled electric motors and pumps for high-pressure, high-temperature applications and […]

Green light for £160m Snowdonia hydro power plant.

Green light for £160m Snowdonia hydro power plant.

Plans for a £160m hydro power plant in north Wales have been the given the green light by the government. The Glyn Rhonwy Pumped Storage Hydropower project, in Llanberis near Snowdonia, was granted a development consent order by energy secretary Greg Clark yesterday. Two disused slate quarries, Glyn Rhonwy and Chwarel Fawr, will be converted […]

30-kW Killington Reservoir Overspill small hydroelectric project officially opens in England.

30-kW Killington Reservoir Overspill small hydroelectric project officially opens in England.

On Jan. 4, the 30-kW Killington Reservoir Overspill hydroelectric project was officially opened, located east of Cumbria in northeastern England, UK. The Canals & Rivers Trust, a UK governmental organization established in 2012 responsible for “the guardianship of British Waterways’ canals, rivers, reservoirs and docks in England and Wales,” owns the reservoir. The scheme cost […]

Scottish Supreme Court rules against SSE in 100-MW Glendoe hydropower project tunnel collapse.

Scottish Supreme Court rules against SSE in 100-MW Glendoe hydropower project tunnel collapse.

In late December, the Court of Session, Scotland’s Supreme Civil Court based in Edinburgh, found against Scottish & Southern Electricity (SSE) in a £130 million (US$160 million) claim against engineering contractor Hochtief Solutions AG over the collapse of a major tunnel in August 2009 at the 100-MW Glendoe hydroelectric scheme. The facility is located about […]

Macquarie Group acquires stake in Race Bank from DONG Energy in $1.97b deal.

Macquarie Group acquires stake in Race Bank from DONG Energy in $1.97b deal.

DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50 per cent of Race Bank, a 573 megawatt (MW) UK offshore wind farm project, to Macquarie Group in a deal valued at approx. GBP 1.6 billion ($1.97 billion). The entities involved in the deal are Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of […]

Christmas bonus for clean energy as wind power breaks 10,000MW record.

Christmas bonus for clean energy as wind power breaks 10,000MW record.

Wind power has hit a new UK record of generating more than 10,000 megawatts of power, National Grid has said. The milestone was reached in the half-hour ending 2.30pm on Wednesday, with 7,091 megawatts (MW) of electricity feeding into the national transmission grid, and an estimated 3,013MW generated by wind for local distribution networks. National […]

Siemens set to commission $390m wind turbine blade factory in UK.

Siemens set to commission $390m wind turbine blade factory in UK.

Siemens is set to commission its £310m ($389m) wind turbine blade factory at the Green Port Hull in Yorkshire, UK, marking a major step towards strengthening the country’s offshore wind sector. The site, which was redeveloped by Siemens and Associated British Ports, comprises a factory which will manufacture 7MW and next-generation 8MW offshore wind turbine […]

1 2 3 14