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|24 Sep 20
||UK: New renewable energy generation record shows PM is right to call for a green industrial revolution
New figures released by the Government show a record increase in renewable energy generation in the first half of this year, providing 46% of the UK’s power needs. Wind alone generated 26% of Britain’s electricity in the first half of this year, with 14% coming from offshore wind (21 terawatt hours) and 12% from onshore (18.9TWh).
|23 Sep 20
||UK/Netherlands: National Grid and TenneT to jointly develop vision to link offshore wind farms to Britain and the Netherlands
National Grid Ventures, the commercial development arm of National Grid, and Dutch Transmission System Operator TenneT have announced a cooperation agreement to explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind farms to the energy systems of both countries via subsea electricity cables called interconnectors. The development would be the first of its kind for the UK and the Netherlands in the North Sea.
|22 Sep 20
||Belgium: INEOS agrees to the largest ever industrial wind power purchase contract in Belgium with ENGIE
INEOS has concluded the largest ever purchase contract of wind energy for heavy industry in Belgium. The 10-year agreement with energy producer ENGIE, for the purchase of renewable electricity will avoid 1,150,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and give a significant boost to the further development of capital-intensive offshore wind market.
|22 Sep 20
||UK: Dogger Bank wind farm places record-breaking turbine order boosting local jobs
Dogger Bank Wind Farm and GE Renewable Energy have announced contracts confirming the 13MW Haliade-X turbine for the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.