Grid Archive

2 Mar 2015

National Grid and Elia sign JV deal for Nemo link interconnector

National Grid has signed a joint venture agreement with transmission system operator Elia for the 1GW Nemo link interconnector between the UK and Belgium. CTBR – News
15 Jan 2015

Finland Is Courting Pension Funds With A Smart Grid Multi-Asset Portfolio

By Dr. Peter Adriaens, Co-founder a CEO of the Keystone Compact Group At the G20 Summit this past September, the World Bank announced its plans to base a Global Infrastructure Initiative (GII) in Australia. The effort is specifically
14 Jan 2015

Cost Of Solar Already Less Than Grid Electricity In Largest US Cities

Originally published on Cost of Solar. It wasn’t that long ago that the dream of affordable home solar electricity was really just more for the upper class, and for the ultra-technical and early adopters. But over the
13 Jan 2015

Lightsource completes grid connection at Nottinghamshire solar farm

Lightsource Renewable Energy has completed grid connection at the 5.1MW Westwood solar project in Nottinghamshire, England, UK. CTBR – News
6 Dec 2014

DanTysk offshore wind farm supplies first electricity to German power grid

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Muenchen have exported first power at the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. CTBR – News
5 Dec 2014

Enel Green Power connects 99MW Chilean wind farm to grid

Renewable energy firm Enel Green Power has connected the 99MW Taltal wind farm in Chile to the grid. CTBR – News
2 Dec 2014

Foresight Renewable Solutions selects Imergy’s batteries for US smart grid project

Foresight Renewable Solutions has selected Imergy Power Systems’ ESP30 series vanadium-based flow batteries for a smart microgrid project in the US. CTBR – News
1 Dec 2014

EIB to support Czech Republic electricity transmission grid upgrade

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending CZK5bn (about €182m) to upgrade the electricity transmission infrastructure in the Czech Republic. CTBR – News
30 Nov 2014

Utility-Scale Battery Storage Is Essential For Both Grid And Consumers

Originally published on RenewEconomy. A new report by a Western Australia academic has underlined the importance of grid-scale battery storage, particularly as the penetration of rooftop solar rises to the point where baseload generation will no longer be
27 Nov 2014

TenneT selects Arcadis consortium for offshore grid development

Dutch electricity transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has selected a consortium of Arcadis and Pondera Consult for a 1.4GW grid link designed to support two 700MW offshore wind farms in the North Sea. CTBR – News