ABB to connect offshore wind with HVDC in UK first
ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables and Equinor to use its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter systems to connect the world's largest offshore wind farms to the UK transmission network.
Clean energy overtakes fossil fuel power in Q3
Electricity produced from wind, solar, biomass or hydro power exceeded electricity generated from fossil fuel sources in the third quarter of 2019, according to an analysis of government and industry data by climate change website Carbon Brief.
Offshore wind to provide 30% of UK electricity by 2030
Thirty per cent of electricity will come from offshore wind by 2030, with the launch of the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal.
Ofgem to open tenders for offshore wind power links
Ofgem is inviting companies to bid for ownership of the electricity transmission link to the 1.2 gigawatt (GW) Hornsea 1 wind farm project off the coast of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire.
Burbo Bank wind farm to get battery bolt-on
Dong Energy has unveiled plans to integrate a 2MW battery system into its existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay.
Policy & Regulation
Five make Burbo Bank OFTO shortlist
Ofgem has released a shortlist of five bidders competing to own and run the £230 million transmission link to the Burbo Bank Extension windfarm off the coast of Liverpool.