Vattenfall and Volvo make home EV charging easier.

Vattenfall and Volvo make home EV charging easier.

Vattenfall aims to become a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure operator in collaboration with partners. Vattenfall today announces a major new partnership with leading car manufacturer Volvo Cars with the aim to make EV charging easier at home. Effective today Vattenfall and Volvo will offer all Volvo’s plug-in hybrid customers in Sweden the charging […]

Will Khan be the greenest Mayor London has ever had?

Will Khan be the greenest Mayor London has ever had?

Sadiq Aman Khan, a British Labour Party politician and a newly-elected Mayor of London won 1,310,143 votes against 994,614 for his main rival Zac Goldsmith of the Conservative party. Green Party candidate Sian Barry came third with 150,673 votes. “I want to be the greenest Mayor London has ever had. I want London to be […]

Tidal energy centre gets the go ahead.

Tidal energy centre gets the go ahead.

The UK’s Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) has been granted approval by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Isle of Wight Council. The tidal energy demonstration site off St Catherine’s Point on the Isle of Wight will apparently be the first of its kind in the world when construction is completed in 2018. It will […]

Powervault launches new home energy storage range.

Powervault launches new home energy storage range.

British energy storage start-up Powervault has launched its new range of home energy storage, which is equipped to help save consumers billions of pounds in energy bills. Headquartered in London, Powervault bills itself as manufacturing the country’s “first fully-integrated solar energy storage system for the home.” The start-up, which started back in 2012, announced on Wednesday the […]

Fortum orders 22 Vestas V126-3.45 MW turbines.

Fortum orders 22 Vestas V126-3.45 MW turbines.

Confirming the competitiveness of Vestas’ upgraded 3 MW platform in Sweden, Fortum Generation AB has placed a firm and unconditional order for 22 Vestas V126-3.45 MW turbines. News Release, 2016-04-28 10:28 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The order is for the Solberg wind power plant in Västernorrland, northern Sweden, and includes Vestas’ De-icing System, supply, installation, and […]

Fortum and Saft in biggest Nordic energy storage project

Fortum and Saft in biggest Nordic energy storage project

Finnish energy company Fortum is launching the Nordic countries’ biggest energy storage pilot project. The €2m ($2,2m) project will incorporate megawatt-scale lithium-ion battery storage technology from French company Saft. Saft’s Li-ion containerised battery system with a nominal output of 2 MW and 1 MWh of energy capacity will be installed at Fortum’s combined heat and power plant Suomenoja, in Finland’s second largest […]

Kesko to build Finland’s largest property-specific solar utility.

Kesko to build Finland’s largest property-specific solar utility.

Kesko to build Finland’s largest property-specific solar utility on the roof of K-citymarket Tammisto. The peak power of the solar utility to be built on the roof of K-citymarket Tammisto is 503 kWp. The solar utility will generate electricity for the property. Kesko works on a long-term basis to mitigate climate change and wants to […]