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Japan

Scottish tidal turbine generates first power in Japan

Sustainable energy generation company Simec Atlantis Energy Ltd. (SAE) has announced that its Scottish built tidal turbine and generation equipment have been successfully installed in the Goto Island chain in Japan. The tidal turbine clocked...
Kenya

Small hydro electrifies rural Kenya

Magiro Power is a small hydropower company located in Muranga County just to the north of the capital Nairobi in central Kenya. This interview was originally published in African Power & Energy Elites 2021. The company is...
Underwater

Portuguese wave energy launched by Swedish and Norwegian collaboration

Swedish wave energy developer CorPower Ocean and Norwegian engineering firm OPS Composite Solutions have joined forces for the COMPACT (COMposite Pressure cAsing for CosT) Project. The two companies are using €500,000 ($607,588) in funding secured...
Hydropower Plant

Stortemelk hydropower project receives recognition for sustainability

Using an industry-leading assessment tool, a small-scale hydro project in South Africa, Stortemelk, has been recognized as an impressive example of sustainable small hydro development. The 4.3MW run-of-river plant developed by Stortemelk Hydro, a subsidiary...
Portugal Flag

Portuguese wave energy project gets go ahead

Swedish wave energy firm CorPower Ocean is set to unleash a new project in the Atlantic Ocean off Portugal after securing a 10-year license.  The license from Portugal’s Directorate-General for Natural Resources provides a permit for...
Wind Turbine Plains

Wind, hydro secured for network flexibility on Scottish isle

Wind and hydro have been secured for flexibility in a first of its type contract by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN). The contract covers 5.9MW of flexibility from four sites, one of wind and...
Norway

ABB and Statkraft to boost hydropower efficiency in Norway

Oslo-headquartered Statkraft has selected ABB to ensure the efficiency and reliability of its hydropower operations in northern Norway. ABB will modernize automation, control and power solutions at Statkraft’s Straumsmoand Innset hydropower plants. Both projects will leverage...
Ocean

UK unveils new marine innovation project to drive Blue Economy

The UK’s Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has unveiled a new program to provide innovators and startups with the opportunity to develop solutions addressing critical challenges faced by the marine sector. The ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Program will...
Battery

Energy Storage Association charts path for 100 GW of storage in U.S. by 2030

The US Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the American energy storage industry, has issued an expanded vision for energy storage, 100×30: Enabling the Clean Power Transformation. The white paper charts a path...
Solar

USTDA grant to support privately generated renewable energy in Nigeria

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to Abuja-based Konexa for a feasibility study that will evaluate Nigeria’s access to reliable, privately generated renewable energy. Konexa intends to develop up to...