SSEN invites Scottish generators to bid on flexible services

SSEN has identified five areas on the west coast that will benefit from smarter grid solutions

Minesto secures permits for Faroe Islands’ tidal installations

The consents cover two DG100 tidal kite systems which will be installed off the coast of the Faroe Islands

Tata Power commences hydro project in Georgia

The 178MW plant is expected to power the Eurasian nation throughout winter – a period of energy deficit

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Scottish firms receive £1m grant to reduce cost of wave power

Applications will explore the use of concrete and floating net buoys as part of the Scottish government funding

Fossil fuel products ‘should come with warning labels’

The smoking-style warnings should be used on petrol stations, energy bills and air tickets, experts say

Iberdrola to launch floating wind demos in Norway and Spain

The innovative projects will be tested in the North Sea and the Canary Islands

NextEnergy Capital enters Latin American solar market with first acquisition

It says the first phase is a 36.1MW plant located in Guanajuato, which is expected to be commissioned in the second quarter of 2020

Tech start-up Solo Energy bought by Smart Metering Systems

The acquisition is expected to boost Smart Metering Systems’s ambitions in the Virtual Power Plant sector

Global wind industry sets offshore record

2019 saw a 35.5% increase in global wind energy capacity as compared to 2018 – according to GWEC’s latest annual report

Philippines takes first offshore wind steps with new project

The country will soon deploy two offshore wind energy projects with a combined potential output of more than 1.2GW