Short Fuse Episode 45

Short Fuse episode featuring the latest energy news and insights.

Renewable energy firm RES boosts services portfolio to 5GW

It has announced the acqquisition of REG Power Management’s (RPM) asset management arm

EU backs Finnish power grid upgrade with €100m loan

The project will allow higher capacity of new renewable generation projects to be added to the grid

Americas installed almost 12GW of wind capacity in 2018

That’s a 12% rise from the previous year, taking the total capacity to 135GW

Picture of offshore wind turbines with the blue sky and clouds
EU backs giant Belgian offshore wind farm with €250m loan

It will consist of 58 turbines and generate renewable energy for around 485,000 households

CGN buys majority stake in 650MW Swedish wind farm

The facility is expected to be able to provide clean power for as many as 400,000 families

Irish power firms announce financial close on 89MW wind project

The Oweninny wind project will be built on a site where peat was formerly harvested and burned for power

Facebook ‘friends’ Vattenfall for renewable energy

It is buying 100% of the electricity from three Norwegian wind projects to power its data centres in Denmark and Sweden

Vattenfall battery and wind installation goes into operation

The renewable energy firm says the site is the largest of its kind in the UK

E.ON to buy wind energy firm Vortex’s German projects

The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities