Cleantechnology Business Review Archive

31 Jan 2015

EDF commissions Grassridge wind farm in South Africa

EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned the 61.5MW Grassridge wind farm in South Africa. CTBR – News
30 Jan 2015

Vestas to supply turbines for 36.3MW Jamaican wind farm

Vestas has secured a contract to deliver turbines for the 36.3MW BMR Jamaica wind project in Saint Elizabeth Parish. CTBR – News
30 Jan 2015

NAPEC subsidiary wins contract to build transmission line for Hydro-Québec

NAPEC’s Thirau Ltée subsidiary has secured a $ 61m contract to build a transmission line for Hydro-Québec. CTBR – News
30 Jan 2015

UK’s solar power capacity increases to 5GW in 2014

The UK has installed about 5GW of solar energy panels in 2014, up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). CTBR – News
30 Jan 2015

VBMS to support Gemini offshore wind farm project in Netherlands

VBMS has won a contract to help install export cables at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm project in the Netherlands. CTBR – News
29 Jan 2015

UK increases CFD funding for low carbon projects

The UK Government has increased the funding available for low carbon projects under the Contracts for Difference (CFD) scheme. CTBR – News
29 Jan 2015

Abengoa, Masdar partner on Abu Dhabi desalination research project

Spanish energy firm Abengoa has signed a desalination research partnership agreement with the Masdar Institute and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar company). CTBR – News
29 Jan 2015

Pattern Energy acquires majority stake in Green Power Investment

Pattern Energy Group, also known as Pattern Development, has acquired a majority stake in Japan-based Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), adding about 1GW of wind and solar projects to its pipeline. CTBR – News
29 Jan 2015

EEW wins foundations contract for Burbo Bank Extension project in UK

EEW has secured a contract from Dong Energy to supply 32 monopile foundations and transition pieces for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, to be built in Liverpool Bay, UK. CTBR – News
28 Jan 2015

BioSolar plans to reduce solar power cost with new energy storage technology

BioSolar is developing a polymer-based supercapacitor technology that could help lower the cost of solar energy storage. CTBR – News