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Energinet Partners with Siemens Energy to Accelerate Green Grid Expansion in Western Denmark

(IN BRIEF) Energinet, Denmark’s National Electricity Transmission System Operator, has awarded Siemens Energy a comprehensive contract to expand the power grid in Western Denmark over the next eight years. With plans to construct approximately 50 new or reinforced 150 kV … Read the full press release

Arcadis Ost 1 Wind Farm Powers Up, Adding 250 MW of Renewable Energy to German Grid

(IN BRIEF) The Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm, situated off the coast of Rügen in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany, has commenced full capacity operation, contributing 250 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to the German electricity transmission system. The wind farm operator, … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Next-Gen SIRIUS 3UG5 Line Monitoring Relays for Enhanced Grid Stability and Safety

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has introduced the SIRIUS 3UG5 line monitoring relays, a new generation of relays combining proven technology with new features. These relays ensure standards-compliant grid stability and quality, protecting critical areas like hospitals and the process industry, and … Read the full press release

Esforin’s Algorithmic Energy Trading Solution Gains Investment from SEB Greentech VC for Carbon Reduction Efforts

(IN BRIEF) SEB Greentech Venture Capital has acquired a stake in Esforin, a German company specializing in algorithm-based energy trading solutions. Esforin’s innovative approach optimizes supply and demand in the energy market by allowing customers to inject energy back into … Read the full press release

EPH-eigenes Kraftwerk Leipheim geht ans Netz, um auf Wasserstoff umzusteigen

(IN KÜRZE) Das Kraftwerk Leipheim bei Ulm in Deutschland hat mit der erstmaligen Netzanbindung nach erfolgreicher Zündung einer Gasturbine einen bedeutenden Meilenstein erreicht. Das Projekt, das von LEAG verwaltet wird und sich im Besitz von Energetický a průmyslový holding („EPH“) … Read the full press release

EPH-Owned Leipheim Power Plant Connects to Grid, Designed to Switch to Hydrogen

(IN BRIEF) The Leipheim power plant, located near Ulm in Germany, has achieved a significant milestone by connecting to the grid for the first time after the successful ignition of a gas turbine. The project, managed by LEAG and owned … Read the full press release

EBRD to finance the construction of two wind farms in Croatia

EBRD provides €43 million loan for the construction of two wind farms in Croatia New windfarms to have 111MW of total installed grid capacity Investment to boost electricity generation from renewables by more than 10 per cent (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Aug-2022 … Read the full press release

BERS finanzierà la costruzione di due parchi eolici in Croazia

La BERS fornisce un prestito di 43 milioni di euro per la costruzione di due parchi eolici in Croazia Nuovi parchi eolici per avere 111 MW di capacità di rete installata totale Investimenti per aumentare di oltre il 10 per … Read the full press release

TenneT: the 900 MW offshore platform DolWin kappa on its way to the Dutch port of Rotterdam

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 8-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TenneT, a Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), has announced that the 900 MW offshore platform DolWin kappa, part of the DolWin6 grid connection system, is on its way to the Dutch port of … Read the full press release

TenneT: la plataforma marina de 900 MW DolWin kappa camino del puerto holandés de Róterdam

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) ARNHEM, 8-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TenneT, un operador de sistemas de transmisión (TSO) holandés-alemán, ha anunciado que el 900 La plataforma offshore de MW DolWin kappa, parte del sistema de conexión a la red DolWin6, se dirige … Read the full press release

An innovative multi-terminal hub and HVDC to bring wind power from the North Sea into the German power grid

(PRESS RELEASE) BAYREUTH/ BERLIN, 17-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — 50Hertz, formerly known as Vattenfall Europe Transmission and one of four transmission system operators for electricity in Germany, has announced a partnership with TenneT, a Dutch transmission system operator, for the transportation … Read the full press release

EBRD provides financing for digital transformation of electricity distribution network in Romania

RON-equivalent of €40 million to help build resilient electricity distribution network in Romania Digitalisation to lead to greater operational efficiency Smart grid will promote integration of renewable projects (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s GreenPowerMonitor ranked #1 in Wood Mackenzie’s “Global solar PV monitoring update 2020”

#1 position among global independent software vendors (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced its GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has been ranked #1, with 34 GW of … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy: EIB to loan EUR 250 million to TSO TenneT Holding B.V. for the Zuidwest 380 kV project

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, Netherlands, 9-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TenneT Holding B.V. and The European Investment Bank (EIB) sign EUR 250 million loan agreement to finance the western section of TenneT’s “Zuidwest 380 kV” project. The EIB financing will support the … Read the full press release

EnBW completes installation of all wind turbines of its “Hohe See” offshore wind farm in the German North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) KARLSRUHE/ BORKUM/ HELGOLAND, 13-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW completes the installation of all 71 wind turbines of its offshore wind farm “Hohe See” in the German North Sea. The commissioning of the “Hohe See” wind turbines continues with … Read the full press release

Power generation: Two major seven-year maintenance management and operational advisory agreements for Wärtsilä in Bangladesh

Eng Mozammel Hossain, Managing Director of Summit Gazipur II Power and Summit Ace Alliance Power (right) and Jillur Rahim, Managing Director of Wärtsilä Bangladesh (left) signed Bangladesh’s biggest ever Maintenance agreements at Summit Centre, Dhaka. Image courtesy of Summit Group.

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 18-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Longstanding partner and Bangladesh’s largest independent power producer (IPP) Summit Group has signed 2 (two) seven-year Maintenance management and operational advisory agreements with Wärtsilä. The current major agreements are indeed the biggest ever … Read the full press release

Eni acquires what would be the largest photovoltaic farm in the Northern Territory

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni, through its subsidiary in Australia Eni Australia Limited, has just completed the acquisition a solar project in the Northern Territory of Australia. The project is construction-ready and includes the installation of 33.7 MWp (Mega Watt peak) of ground-mounted PV … Read the full press release

Swissgrid: Drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected Continental Europe system registered on 10 January 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) AARAU, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TSOs of ENTSO-E Continental Europe Regional Group are taking collective actions to restore frequency as foreseen in such cases and continue their technical analysis of the incident. A drop in frequency on the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to build the connection and the transmission of electricity between its 700 MW wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the construction of an offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms. The agreements concern the … Read the full press release

Innovators shaping Europe’s future power network can present projects in front of 400+ TSO-DSO professionals at the InnoGrid 2019 conference

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today large-scale innovation is required to prepare networks for the digital age and high shares of renewables, while safeguarding secure supply to consumers at the lowest possible cost. Did you create or contribute to … Read the full press release

Swissgrid acquires additional transmission grid systems for CHF 10.0 million

(PRESS RELEASE) Aarau, Switzerland, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — With the entry in the commercial register on 3 January 2019, Swissgrid has taken over additional facilities belonging to the transmission grid. At the same time, additional share capital was recorded in the commercial … Read the full press release

Siemens: Nemo Link connects the Belgian and the British power grid with a combination of subsea and underground cables

Nemo Link is the first transmission link between the two countries It enables transmission of 1,000 MW electricity using Siemens HVDC Plus technology Siemens built converter stations housing the state of the art HVDC equipment in both Herdersbrug (Belgium) and … Read the full press release

SENER and ACCIONA Industrial on final stages of construction and commissioning of Kathu Solar Park project with its successful synchronization to the grid

Synchronization to the grid is one of the last steps before the plant starts commercial operation reassuring Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) as an efficient solution in the renewable energy sector with its high efficiency and performance to deliver energy to … Read the full press release

Germany: new digital platform to significantly increase the efficiency of grid-stabilising measures to avoid grid congestion

Digital procurement platform to reduce the number of wind turbine output in case of grid congestion Regional producers, consumers and storage facility operators offer system operators flexible use of their installations for system support Flexibility platform has price decreasing effect … Read the full press release

Siemens: Completion of the Egypt Megaproject in record time; transforming the power landscape in Egypt

Plants add up to 14.4 GW capacity to Egypt’s national grid Enough power to meet the electricity needs of up to 40 million people Helping the country save over $1 billion annually on fuel costs CAIRO, Egypt, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Vattenfall awarded a contract from Facebook to provide wind integration and balancing services for three new wind projects in southwest Norway

Solna Municipality, Sweden, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Facebook have signed long-term supply and service agreements for integrating the output of three new Norwegian wind projects into the electric grid that provides power to Facebook’s Nordic data centres in Odense, … Read the full press release

TSCNET: new transformer necessary to connect the rotating phase shifter to the grid reached the substation Oberottmarshausen near Augsburg

MUNICH, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Already in February 2018, a controllable rotating phase-shifter was supplied to the west Bavarian substation Oberottmarshausen near Augsburg, operated by TSCNET shareholder Amprion, one the four German transmission system operators (TSOs). Due to the decommissioning of … 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

Enel Green Power completes and connects to the grid the Osage Wind farm located in Osage County, Oklahoma

The Osage Wind farm, with a total installed capacity of 150 MW, is able to generate more than 620 GWh a year Rome, 16-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“Enel Green Power”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North … Read the full press release

Alstom UK released its final year figures, fourth year in a row the division tops the £1bn mark sales

13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — International engineering firm Alstom, which employs around 6,500 people in the UK, has released its final year figures and given details of the number of open vacancies it has. The UK arm of the company, which has … Read the full press release

Alstom signs £200m agreement to re-wire East Coast of Scotland as part of consortium

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom’s Stafford Grid business, together with consortium partner Enterprise, has successfully won a framework agreement from Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SHE Transmission) for a five-year framework deal to supply expertise and equipment to re-wire the East Coast of … Read the full press release

ABB to acquire Power-One for approximately $1B and become the leading global supplier of solar inverters – the “intelligence” behind a solar PV system

The boards of ABB and Power-One have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Power-One at $6.35 per share or approximately $1 billion equity value, which includes Power-One’s net cash of $266 million Combination creates global leader in … 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