Renewables industry news ... 13 September 2017

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Dong Energy bags contract to build 1.38GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm : Dong Energy has won a 15-year contract for difference (CfD) from the UK government for its 1,386MW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, which will be built with an investment of $7.8bn in North Sea. Share
Adani invests in Australian renewables : Indian major Adani has started work on its first solar plant, after receiving development approval from the Isaac regional council, in Queensland. Share
Record 2Q Solar Growth in U.S. : CNBC: The U.S. installed almost 2.4 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics in the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 8 percent year-on-year, according to a new report from GTM Research and the more Share
Op-Ed: Wind Industry Lifts South Dakota : Watertown Public Opinion: There are few greater economic development opportunities in rural America right now than wind power. Across the country, wind farms are providing a stable source of new more Share
U.K. Offshore Wind Energy Is Cheaper Now Than Nuclear : Financial Times: The economic case for renewable energy in the UK was given a strong boost on Monday as an auction to provide electricity from offshore wind farms showed sharp falls in subsidy costs. more Share
India can become renewable energy leader with focus on research : Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that if India invests enough in research, it can be the world leader in renewable energy. Share
GE Rolls Out Its Biggest Onshore Wind Turbine Yet - North American Windpower : The new 4.8 MW turbine is equipped with a 158-meter rotor, a range of tip heights up to 240 meters and 77-meter-long carbon blades. Share
This week’s poll: Is biomass really renewable energy? : In this week's poll, we ask our readers if biomass should be classified as a renewable energy source or treated the same way as other carbon fuels. Share
‘Focus on research can make us world leader in renewable energy’ : New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that if India invests enough in research, it can be the world leader in renewable energy. Share
Two More Wind Farms for South Africa by End of 2017 — GreenBusinessNewsAfrica : The global wind and solar energy company, Mainstream Renewable Power, is on course to complete the construction of two more wind farms by the end of 2017 in South Africa. Share
Four Natural Sources of Renewable Energy - Solar Energy Art : Four Natural Sources of Renewable Energy Share
Doug Banks Master Scholarship In Renewable Energy in South Africa, 2017 - World Scholarship Forum : Apply right now for the Doug Banks Master Scholarship In Renewable Energy in South Africa, 2017, see details for more Share
Live Green with Renewable Energy : Discuss the renewable energy sector of the Sub-Saharan Africa at 2nd Annual Power Tech Africa in January, 2018 at Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi - Kenya. Share
IIT Delhi gets Centre of Excellenece for renewable energy : New Delhi, Sep 12 (PTI) The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here has set up a centre to facilitate research in renewable energy. Share
AGL pressured to keep coal-fired plant running - The Money Street : Source: Market Watch Personal Finance MELBOURNE, Australia–Plans by one of Australia’s largest utilities to phase out coal-fired power stations is running up against a government supportive of the fuel and eager to counter the threat of blackouts by extending the life of the company’s oldest plant. Share
Body blow for flagship renewable energy project – Herald : MARK WILLIAMSON PLANS to harness the force of the seas off Scotland to generate energy have been called into question again after a flagship tidal power scheme suffered a body blow although other r… Share
Adani gets to work on 170MW solar farm in Queensland coal country : Company behind plans to develop Australia’s largest coal mine begins work on 170MW solar plant in another Queensland coal hub. Share
Malcolm, Josh Grow Up, Kill the Renewable Energy Target & Go Nuclear : When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. Australians are fast growing up to the fact that run… Share
Wind subsidy blown away : A decision at the party's national conference in Canberra could blow back on the region. Share
We need a smart energy system that empowers communities - Environment Journal : The UK’s drive towards a low-carbon world is already revolutionising the way that we consume, generate and share energy, with Share

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