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Air Liquide signs its first Power Purchase Agreement for renewable electricity in the Netherlands

Air Liquide has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat, to purchase a total of 25 megawatts of offshore wind capacity in the Netherlands. Following PPA agreements in the United States and Spain, this is the first PPA signed by the Group […]

Norway sovereign wealth fund buys first renewable energy stake

Coal to Green Hydrogen: Germany’s Energy Transition Summed Up in One Project

How coal phaseout policies, waste heat and a steel mill are helping one green hydrogen project stack up. The Moorburg coal power station boasts an eventful inception, a landmark closure, and now, a bright future. It was opened in 2015 by Swedish utility Vattenfall on the banks of the Elbe river, just outside the German […]

EC set to decide hydrogen taxonomy emissions threshold by April 21: RHC

Alfen Supplies 12MW Energy Storage System for Vattenfall’s Hybrid Energy Park

Vattenfall is currently building its first hybrid energy park in the southwest of the Netherlands: Haringvliet Zuid. In energy park Haringvliet Zuid, Vattenfall combines wind energy, solar energy, and energy storage. Alfen supplies the 12MW energy storage system. This system is intended to keep the electricity grid in balance and can be used for sustainable […]

RWE Renewables adding 40-MW / 80-MWh storage to its 200-MW solar project in Georgia

Already the World’s Leading Market, UK Doubles Support for Offshore Wind

U.K. expands renewable auctions, releases funds for the offshore wind supply chain and sets a new floating wind target. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered a huge boost to the country’s offshore wind sector as it looks to double-down on its status as the world’s leading market. The nation’s next round of contracts for […]

U.S. solar industry predicts installations will quadruple by 2030

Greencoat UK Wind to buy 320 mln stg wind UK wind project from Vattenfall

Britain has a climate target to reach net zero emissions by 2050 which will require it to build several more power renewable power plants LONDON: Infrastructure fund Greencoat UK Wind PLC has agreed to buy the South Kyle wind farm in Scotland from developer Vattenfall for 320 million pounds ($397.66 million) once the farm begins […]

U.S. solar industry predicts installations will quadruple by 2030

Vattenfall issues second €500 million green bond

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has issued its second €500 million (£435 million) green senior bond. The issue was oversubscribed by over six times, the company said, with the proceeds to be used to finance investments in the four eligible categories specified in the Vattenfall’s Green Bond Framework. The categories – renewable energy and related infrastructure, […]

Norway sovereign wealth fund buys first renewable energy stake

Europe’s Offshore Wind Market Continues Hammering Down Costs

Europe may lose ground to China in the years ahead, but recent announcements underscore its centrality to the global offshore wind market. Momentum is growing for U.S. offshore wind, and expectations for China are sky-high. But Europe is where the real market action is happening today, as a flurry of recent news highlights. Last week, […]

Norway sovereign wealth fund buys first renewable energy stake

Vattenfall issues EUR 500 million green bond

In line with the company’s investments in fossil-free energy and climate-smart solutions, Vattenfall has for the first time issued a green bond. The size of the bond issue is EUR 500 million, with a tenor of seven years. The bond is the first international issuance under an EMTN programme under Swedish governing law, listed on […]

Gryphon Digital Mining Raises $14 Million to Launch Bitcoin Mining Operation with Zero Carbon Footprint

Largest smart electric vehicle charging network optimizes use of renewable energy in Amsterdam

Vattenfall and the City of Amsterdam, together with grid owner Liander, the infrastructure competence center Elaad, and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, today launch Flexpower, the largest public smart charging network for electric vehicles in Amsterdam. This innovative solution enables faster charging, maximal use of renewable electricity and more efficient use of the electric […]

ACEEE Study: Few States, Utilities Ensure Equity in EV Charging Investments

SaltX aims to compete with pumped hydro’s economics as 10MWh pilot launches

Electrical and heat storage using specially nanocoated salt (NCS) could be economically competitive with pumped hydro, SaltX has said, with a large-scale demonstration facility inaugurated in Berlin, Germany. Headquartered in Sweden, SaltX has been “working with salts for 15 years”, the company’s marketing director Eric Jacobson told Energy-Storage.news today. This specific application for the salt-based energy storage […]

RWE Renewables adding 40-MW / 80-MWh storage to its 200-MW solar project in Georgia