Saga Energy signs 2GW solar contract in Iran
19 October, 2017
Norwegian solar company Saga Energy has signed a US$2.9bn preliminary agreement to install 2GW of solar power capacity in Iran.
Samsung Heavy Industries receives US$220m order for FSRU
South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has received an order to build a floating storage and regasification unit.
World’s first floating offshore wind farm comes online in Scotland
18 October, 2017
Statoil and Masdar have announced the opening of the 30MW Hywind floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.
Wärtsilä completes 100MW gas-fired power plant in Argentina
Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has inaugurated the 100MW Central Térmica Pilar power plant in Pilar, Argentina.
Mongolia plans 8GW increase in wind power capacity
17 October, 2017
Mongolia plans to add 8GW to its wind power capacity after the successful launch of a 50MW wind farm last week.
KiWi Power wins battery storage contract for National Grid
UK firm KiWi Power has won a contract to build a behind-the-meter battery for National Grid.
US$800m pipeline planned for Argentina’s Vaca Muerta
16 October, 2017
Pampa Energía’s pipeline unit TGS has proposed an US$800m pipeline and gas treatment plant for Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale fields.
Wärtsilä launches breakthrough battery technology
Finnish technology firm Wärtsilä has reached a new milestone in battery technology after completing the installation of a hybrid energy system on the Viking Princess offshore supply vessel.
Siemens Gamesa opens first African blade factory
13 October, 2017
Renewable energy giant Siemens Gamesa has officially opened a new wind turbine blade factory in Tangier, Morocco.
Shell announces sale of Brazilian gas company stake
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell its stake in Brazilian gas distribution company Comgás to Cosan for US$380m.
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