National Grid buys renewables developer in $100m deal

The acquisition of Geronimo Energy was made through the grid operator’s non-regulated unit, National Grid Ventures

Finnish fund targets 850MW of renewable energy capacity

It will invest in a diversified portfolio of ready-to-build utility-scale solar and wind projects in Europe and the US

CorPower Ocean and Simply Blue Energy hope to make waves in UK and Ireland

The companies aim to start producing and exporting wave power by 2024

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

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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