World’s First Radar for Offshore Wind Power now Delivers Data

Dong Energy recently started receiving three-dimensional data from the advanced BEACon radar located at the Westermost Rough Wind Farm on England’s east coast. “This is a huge step forward for wind insights,” explains Nicolai Gayle Nygaard, BEACon Technical Manager at Dong Energy: “We’re getting minute-by-minute 3D images of the wind …

Kenya to Install 23 Solar Mini-Grids to Power Remote North

The Kenya government, with the support of a 33-million-euro credit from the French government, plans to install 23 solar mini-grid power stations with the capacity to produce 9.6 MW of power to connect households in remote northern Kenya to electricity. Also to be installed as part of the project is …

100 MW-AC Solar Project to Power the Santiago Metro

SunPower and Total’s Pelican solar project will supply 42% of the subway system’s electricity needs, and a wind plant will supply another 18%. Today SunPower, Total and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced a solar project that will supply 42% of the electricity used by the subway system in Santiago, Chile. …

Iran to build three power plants in Kazakhstan

Iran, Kazakhstan sign deal to construct 3 power plants – 2 wind plants and 1 thermal plant in Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea Coast. Tehran and Astana have signed a contract worth $600 million to build three power plants in Kazakhstan, Iran’s Mehr news agency reported Monday. “The project will be carried …

Kula wind power plant to start delivering electricity, works at La Piccolina launched

MK-Fintel Wind’s 9.9 MW project in Serbia’s northwest will soon complete its test drive, started in late February. Ivan Stanisavljević, project manager, told Balkan Green Energy News the operator will start delivering power from the three Vestas wind turbines in Kula as soon as it obtains the exploitation permit. The …