Connecting world’s largest offshore wind farm to the grid

ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) Light converter systems to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farms in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea to the UK electricity transmission network. In the first ever use of […]

World’s largest solar-power water plant

The water desalination experts Rawafid Industrial and Advanced Water Technology (AWT) have built an ultra-modern plant for extracting drinking water on the coast of the Arabian Gulf in response to demand for a reliable supply of drinking water for a growing population. Sea water is processed here in a two-stage, solar-powered reverse osmosis process to […]

Large wind-power order won

Vestas has secured a 168 MW order for a wind park in Mexico. The order derives from a corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) and includes the supply and installation of 42 wind turbines of the 4 MW platform with V150 rotors. The order also includes service agreement for the operation and maintenance of the wind […]

Partnership allows for global solar PV distribution

Sharp says its global reach is unparalleled in terms of solar power. The company has been distributing panels for 60 years, longer than the longest warranty on any of its products. Over a million customers worldwide have purchased Sharp’s products and, with in excess of 50-million panels distributed, it is said to have produced 14,3 […]