October 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Ocean Sun, a company out of Norway that is specializing the floating solar PV, is reportedly looking to have a stock market IPO via the Merkur Market, which is a platform for small and medium-sized companies to get onto the Oslo Stock Exchange
September 7th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
The red hot floating solar panel field gets a shot of adrenaline from the world's largest military facility, Fort Bragg in North Carolina
June 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Floating solar power plants have gone from a super niche sector of the solar market in 2012 and 2013 to a pretty popular option in 2020. It's still not anywhere near as mature as on-land utility-scale solar power, though, so it seems sensible to pull the industry together and collect useful tips and experience for a set of recommended practices
October 11th, 2019 | by Saurabh
Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country
October 8th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Level Ten Energy has expanded its operations to Europe, where power purchase agreements are becoming more common. In the UK, 290 universities have agreed to source their electricity from wind farms using PPAs.
August 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
An economy-wide coalition of UK companies and organisations has called on the country's new Energy Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, to support the development of new onshore wind farms in an effort to extricate the technology from its current persona non grata status so as to further boost the country's efforts to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
May 31st, 2019 | by Saurabh
After nearly four years, Indian wind energy developer Continuum Wind Energy is back on the acquisition radar of international power companies. European power majors Shell and Statkraft are looking to acquire Continuum Wind Energy. Additionally CLP India, a subsidiary of China’s CLP Group, is also reported to be interested in the deal
May 13th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
If the idea of floating solar panels out on a body of water is such a dumb one, then why is it starting to catch on so fast
March 12th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
A uniquely designed floating solar trampoline manufactured by Norwegian startup Ocean Sun has been purchased by Statkraft’s Albania unit for deployment at the Banja reservoir in Albania. The 2 megawatt array consists of four floating units of 0.5 MW each, at a total cost of €2.3 million
January 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish industrial energy supplier FORTIA ENERGÍA and Nordic renewable energy producer Statkraft announced on Monday a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) which will see Statkraft provide 3 terawatt-hours of renewable energy over ten years
November 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Flexible energy options such as energy storage, smart-charging electric vehicles, demand response, and interconnectors are a necessary part of an optimal energy transition, without which electricity grids will be forced to rely on fossil fuels for backup and excess generating capacity, according to new research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance
October 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
14 major renewable energy companies have penned a joint letter to the UK's Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, urging him to drop the current restrictions on onshore wind which prevent it from competing in the Government's power auctions.
September 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norway's state-owned electricity company Statkraft announced that it is planning to invest approximately NOK 10 billion ($1.23 billion) between 2019 and 2025 with an aim of installing 6 gigawatts (GW) of onshore wind and 2 GW worth of solar
August 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Germany energy company innogy has this week announced it has divested a 41% stake in the 860 megawatt (MW) Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Lincolnshire in the UK to two Japanese electric utilities, J-Power and Kansai Electric Power
July 2nd, 2018 | by The Beam
DEPsys, Greenbird, and Statkraft Ventures talk the importance of DSOs and the future of the power grid.
November 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Co-developers Statoil, Masdar, and Statkraft this week officially opened the 402 MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Norfolk in eastern England, after construction costs fell by 15% since the original investment decision.
September 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK's latest competitive auction saw offshore wind prices tumble to record lows of as little as £57.50 per MWh, a 47% decrease on past offshore wind prices, and dipping well below the price guaranteed to the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant.