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GWEC launches its official market intelligence platform in Bilbao

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its market intelligence platform during a press conference at WindEurope 2019 in Bilbao. GWEC Market Intelligence provides a series of insights and data-based analysis on the development of the global wind industry and is now accessible online for GWEC members. GWEC Market Intelligence derives its insights from its […]


Industry experts comment on Norsk Hydro cyberattack

Norsk Hydro, a global aluminium and renewable energy company based in Norway, has been hit by an extensive cyberattack. IT-systems in most business areas have been impacted and the company has switched to manual operations and procedures as far as possible. In a statement, the company said its technical team, with external support, has succeeded […]


EDP completes strategic investment in Sepio Systems

Energias de Portugal (EDP), which ranks among Europe’s major electricity operators and is one of Portugal’s largest business groups, has completed a strategic investment in the Israel and US-based cybersecurity company, Sepio Systems. EDP is a vertically integrated utility company that has electricity, gas and renewable energy operations in 16 countries and EDP Renewables is […]


EDF Luminus selects HCL to drive DX through cloud migration

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has announced it has won a five year IT infrastructure and application services contract with EDF Luminus, the second largest electricity producer and energy supplier in the Belgian energy market. HCL will help EDF Luminus to transform and modernise its IT infrastructure, applications landscape and will migrate […]


EDF Energy empowers social housing residents to trade solar energy

Residents of a block of flats in Brixton are pioneering a community energy trading project led by EDF Energy that will enable them to trade solar energy with each other. EDF Energy’s Research and Development department has launched Project ‘CommUNITY’ with Repowering London and UCL’s Energy Institute, which aims to increase residents’ consumption of local […]


ALD Automotive and E.ON partner to develop energy mobility solutions

ALD Automotive, a leading vehicle leasing company in Europe, and E.ON, a leading European energy company, have signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop and market digital enhanced mobility, financing and energy services. The partnership will focus on mobility offerings for electric vehicles for corporate customers, municipalities and private customers in Europe. Through this partnership, […]


Nexans completes project to connect wind farm to Scotland’s power grid

The Scottish Government has set an ambitious target for renewable energy resources to meet 100% of the country’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. Large onshore wind farms will play a key role in meeting this target, such as the 88 MW Kype Muir wind farm, where Nexans has just completed a project to provide […]


UK utility companies’ days are numbered according to research

While utility companies have greater access to consumers than ever before, the majority of UK customers still feel they are being left in the dark, according to research from Quadient. This spells bad news for traditional utility providers – with 91% of consumers willing to switch utility provider, many believe that the days of large, […]


Companies sign landmark agreement of 400 MW PV project in Spain

Sungrow, a global-leading inverter solution supplier for renewables announced it has supplied its 1500V inverters, including a complete local medium voltage solution, to a 400 MW solar PV installation. Solaria Energía y Medio Ambiente has already started the construction of the first parks located in Cáceres, Valladolid, Salamanca, Toledo, Cuenca and Huesca. The generated electricity […]


First IT infrastructure testing lab created in central eastern Europe

Vertiv has announced the opening of a new testing laboratory for IT infrastructure colocated in a data centre – the first such facility in Poland and the only one in the Central and Eastern Europe region (CEE). The laboratory will serve in research and development projects and performance tests of power systems with variable load […]


Renewable energy projects to provide electricity to 2.4 million people

Hundreds of thousands of people in sub-Saharan Africa will get access to electricity for the first time thanks to an extra £100 million of funding from the UK government. The new investment triples funds for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), to support up to 40 more renewable energy projects over the next five years. […]


Siemens Gamesa to supply SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement. The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a […]


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