Tag Archives: electricity grid

Statkraft’s Banja Floating Solar project in Albania starts generating renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) OLSO, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Generator of renewable energy, as well as Norway’s largest and the Nordic region’s third largest energy producer, Statkraft and Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, announce the start of commercial operations at the first unit … Read the full press release

Terna awards tender to 22 specialised firms for turnkey design and execution of electrical substations across Italy

Sustainability, environmental certification and employee safety amongst the winning requirements of the tender New substations to connect wind farms and photovoltaic plants will benefit electricity grid efficiency: the works will involve 22 specialised firms, all Italian, for the next 5 … Read the full press release

Terna recognised as a global leader in asset management at ITAMS 2020 biennial assessment

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Terna, the company that manages the Italian electricity grid, announces that ITAMS’ 2020 (International Transmission Asset Management Study) biennial assessment confirms its position as a leader in international utilities; planning, execution, skills and … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power strengthens position as the leading renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) in South Africa with operational commencement of Nxuba wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME/ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Enel Group’s South African renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) announces that its 140 MW Nxuba wind farm in the Eastern Cape province has successfully reached … Read the full press release

Vattenfall takes major step to end years of dispute over electricity concession in Berlin

Offers Stromnetz Berlin up for sale to the State of Berlin (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has offered all shares in Stromnetz Berlin GmbH for sale to the State of … Read the full press release

Total to help stabilize the French power grid with new battery-based energy storage system

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total announces investment of around €15 million for the largest battery-based energy storage project in France. The new lithium-ion energy storage system will be constructed in Mardyck, at the Flandres Center, in Dunkirk’s … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid on Azores Islands

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid in the Portuguese administered Azores Islands. A new 10 MW extension to the existing Belo Jardim power plant on the island of … Read the full press release

Over 4,500 customers already connected to one of the largest smart grids in the world – tiko, Swisscom and Repower AG joint venture

Berne, 11-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Fluctuations in the electricity grid are one of the biggest challenges for power suppliers and are taking place with increasing frequency due to the growing amount of electricity generated by solar and wind, the production of which … Read the full press release

EC reopened inquiry into the tax aid awarded to Electricité de France following Court judgment

Brussels, 3-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has reopened an inquiry into certain tax measures for Electricité de France (EDF) related to the electricity grid. This follows a judgment handed down by the Court of Justice of the European Union (Case C-124/10 P) … Read the full press release

KfW and Federal Environment Ministry launch new renewable energies programme entitled “Storage” to promote use of energy storage in solar PV installations

Loans and repayment subsidies for energy storage batteries in grid-connected solar PV systems Aim is to improve integration of small-to-medium solar PV systems into the electricity grid Scheme opens for applications on 1 May 2013 22-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Under a … Read the full press release