World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant Approved for Australia

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of a 150-megawatt solar thermal power plant. The AU $650 million (US $510 million) structure will be built in Port Augusta and is slated for completion by 2020. It will be the largest such facility in the world once built. California-based …

5th International Women4Energy Conference

In continuation of the success of four previous conferences, Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum is pleased to announce this year’s International Women4Energy Conference taking place in Stuttgart, Germany on 6th December 2017. The topic of this year’s conference will be “Next Renewable Energy Solutions” with a special focus on the newest solutions and technologies …

Massive 600MW Dutch Offshore Wind Farm Starts Generating Power

One of the world’s largest offshore wind farms has been officially opened, delivering 600MW of clean power capacity to Dutch grid. The Gemini wind park, which is located 85km off the coast of the Netherlands, was unveiled yesterday after it was completed both under budget and ahead of schedule. The …

Ecotricity Confirms Green Light for Latest Wind Farm

Ecotricity has said it plans to finish construction of its 6.9MW Alveston wind farm in Gloucestershire by the end of the year, capping a week of progress for the UK’s onshore wind energy industry as developers seek to bring online the final wave of projects to secure approval ahead of …

EBRD Supports Innovative Energy Efficiency in Latvia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting an innovative solution to help Latvian energy service companies (ESCOs) obtain long-term financing for energy efficiency upgrades. A €4 million loan will be provided to the Latvian Baltic Energy Efficiency Facility (LABEEF), a company founded by energy efficiency specialists. In …