Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay has presented the findings of its Environmental Impact Assessment

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay has presented the findings of its Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of a planning application submission on 6 December. The results were unveiled at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium and covered “all aspects of design and master planning” of the 250MW, £650m tidal lagoon (pictured). The company said the paperwork takes in “assessment of…

Details

The sub-100kW wind sector reached an all-time high

The sub-100kW wind sector reached an all-time high in 2012 as people “looked to take advantage of the previous feed-in tariff system before payment levels were reduced”. A report published today by RenewableUK shows that the majority of turbines were installed on farms and domestic rural properties, “playing a major role in revitalising the rural…

Details

China To Invest In UK Nuclear Power Plants

  The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced that the UK will allow Chinese companies to take a stake in British nuclear power plants. The decision could lead to China taking a future majority stake in the development of the next generation of British nuclear power. Mr Osborne made the announcement on the last day of…

Details

Xodus gains consent for MeyGen tidal project

Xodus Group gained consent for Europe’s largest tidal energy project in the Pentland Firth at the Scottish Renewables Marine Energy Conference. As lead consultant in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)for the 86MW Phase 1 MeyGen tidal energy project, Xodus played a pivotal role in the creation of the Environmental Statement (ES). The EIA considered the…

Details

Solectria Renewables LLC

Solectria Renewables LLC, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced today that Cenergy Power, the general EPC contractor on behalf of the project owners, has chosen Solectria Renewables to power the 12.5-MW DC IND Solar Farm at Indianapolis International Airport. Twenty Solectria Renewables SGI 500XT’s will power this site and are scheduled to be commissioned…

Details

First Solar Inc. and K Road Power Holdings LLC announced that First Solar has acquired from K Road the 250-MWac photovoltaic Moapa Solar Project in Nevada

First Solar Inc. and K Road Power Holdings LLC announced that First Solar has acquired from K Road the 250-MWac photovoltaic Moapa Solar Project in Nevada The Moapa Solar Project, located on the Moapa River Indian Reservation in Clark County, northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, is the first large-scale solar project approved to be built…

Details

On Sept. 20, 2013, the EPA proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to “combat climate change and improve public health.”

On Sept. 20, 2013, the EPA proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to “combat climate change and improve public health.” In addition, EPA has initiated broad-based outreach and direct engagement with state, tribal, and local governments, industry and labor leaders, non-profits, and others to establish carbon…

Details

Ecosse SCAR completes wind project

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has completed a £4.7 million boulder clearing and pre-lay trenching project, which it claims has been one of the most successful in the wind energy sector. As subcontractor to Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), the Banchory-based subsea specialist completed 86 boulder clearing passes followed by 172 first and multi-passes over a 90km…

Details