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Posted on Jun 24 2014 - 9:54am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on East Anglia offshore wind farm gains planning approval

Planning & Infrastructure lawyers Bond Dickenson have advised East Anglia offshore wind farm, a ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall joint-venture, on the full consenting matrix for the development of a 1.2 GW offshore wind farm in East Anglia.  Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted consent for the development to go ahead on 17 June. East Anglia One will be located...

Posted on Jun 24 2014 - 8:59am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on SEA INSTALLER working on wind turbine installation at West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm

SEA INSTALLER completed the installation of 108 wind turbines at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm at the beginning of this month. Commissioning work is now well underway and is expected to be finished by the end of the year. The West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm is located in the East Irish Sea approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. ...

Posted on Jun 23 2014 - 12:54pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Solar farm helps drive MINI Plant

More than 11,500 panels are helping to harness renewable energy to power Oxford’s MINI Plant. At more than 20,000 square metres, the plant’s new bodyshop now boasts one of the largest, roof-mounted solar farms to be installed in the UK. The photovoltaic system is fully commissioned and has a generating capacity over 3 MW comprising over 11,500 solar panels and covers an area equivalent to five...

Posted on Jun 21 2014 - 6:25pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on KYOCERA’s Accumulated Solar Module Production Exceeds 5GW; 1.4GW Targeted for FY2015

Kyocera Corporation announced that its total accumulated production of solar modules since 1975 has exceeded the 5 gigawatt (GW) milestone. For comparison, 5GW of solar modules would be sufficient to supply individual 3.5-kilowatt PV systems for more than 1.4 million homes. In the current fiscal year (April 2014 to March 2015), the company is targeting annual production of 1.4GW, up from approximately 1.2GW in the previous fiscal year. Kyocera’s rapid increase in solar production in recent years has been spurred by rising global...

Posted on Jun 20 2014 - 4:36pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Coal-Free By 2016, Largest Solar Facility Doubles Solar Portfolio

El Paso Electric Company (EPE), a Texas-based utility servicing 395,000 customers in both west Texas and southern New Mexico, is well-positioned for the new carbon standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPE will be coal-free by 2016 and, in less than one year, has doubled its utility-scale solar portfolio, making this west Texas-based utility a national leader in solar development. El Paso Electric welcomes the completion and commercial operations of Macho Springs, the largest solar facility in New Mexico. This...

Posted on Jun 19 2014 - 2:42pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on WIND POWERS MARKET-BEATING 7.5% FOR CANNY CROWDFUNDERS

• UK’s biggest, peer-to-peer financed wind energy project to date: total target raise of £5 million this year to finance new turbines across the UK • First £1.25 million tranche is a loan secured against five operational wind turbines in the North of England • 7.5% bonus rate for those lending before July 31, reverting to 7.25% standard rate thereafter • A £1,000 loan would return £1,225...