Plans to put 93 metre-high wind turbine in Wales.

Plans to put 93 metre-high wind turbine in Wales.

Plans to build a 93 metre-high wind turbine on a South Wales industrial estate have been recommended for approval. The turbine, planned for the Pen-y-Fan Industrial Estate in Caerphilly County Borough, will have an output capacity of 1.75MW. The turbine’s blades were initially planned to be up to 113 metres high. However the scaling back […]

innogy finds new partners for its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm.

innogy finds new partners for its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm.

As an integral part of the company’s strategy to pursue a partnership-based approach to realiselarge-scale offshore wind farms, innogy SE, through its subsidiary Innogy Renewables UK Ltd., has signed an agreement under which the company will sell 41% of its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm to Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (operating under the name […]

Knockendurrick windfarm recommended for refusal by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Knockendurrick windfarm recommended for refusal by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

More than 1,500 people have objected to Banks Renewables’ proposals for seven turbines at Knockendurrick, near Twynholm, Scotland. Banks Renewables is part of the Banks Group, a family firm founded in 1976, based in Durham and Hamilton, which now employs 300 people in the renewable energy, property and mining sectors. The company is investing over £200m […]

£1.2 Million raised for C&G Renewables.

£1.2 Million raised for C&G Renewables.

The Downing Crowd platform has successfully raised £1.2 million to support a small-scale wind turbine site in Scotland, owned and operated by C&G Renewables Limited. The turbines have been operational for over three years and have successfully produced 830,000 kWh of renewable electricity during a 12-month period – enough to power approximately 270 UK homes […]

Scotish Western Isles to take advantage of community-owned wind farms.

Scotish Western Isles to take advantage of community-owned wind farms.

Four crofting townships in the Scotish Western Isles hope to take advantage of the near-£600 million auction in their plans to develop community-owned wind farms. The townships – Sandwick North Street, Sandwick East Street, Aignish, and Melbost and Branahuie – yesterday announced their intention to bid in the Contract for Differences (CfD) auction for renewables […]

Vattenfall submits plans for Kent wind farm.

Vattenfall submits plans for Kent wind farm.

Planning body greenlights examination of up to 34 wind turbines off Thanet. Vattenfall’s plans to extend its Thanet Offshore Wind Farm are to be examined by the Planning Inspectorate ahead of a UK Government decision to consent in late 2019. The Planning Inspectorate’s (PINS) decision to accept the proposed nationally significant infrastructure project for examination […]

Jackets installation campaigns at East Anglia ONE.

Last week Van Oord started its next campaign to install jackets at the East Anglia ONE wind farm. The wind farm’s 102 three-legged jacket foundations will be installed at depths of down to 55 metres in the southern North Sea, located 45 kilometres southeast of Lowestoft, UK. ScottishPower Renewables commissioned Van Oord to function as […]

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