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5 December 2011

"Green" was the predominant color as the 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards were presented to 21 companies and industry leaders at a gala dinner in New York. Clean energy and sustainability themes prevailed in the entries for this year's awards, not only setting the criteria for honors in energy efficiency and technology categories, but also […]

19 January 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

Continental European power prices tumbled again in December as exceptional wind power output combined with mild temperatures and falling demand, according to data released by Platts. European power prices, according to the Platts Continental Power Index (CONTI), fell 13.29% to EUR 33.08 per megawatt hour (MWh) in December compared to November, itself down 9.4% on […]

10 June 2015

Germany's wind power output in January-May rose 34% year on year and the country is on track for a third successive record year for new turbine installations, with the first wave of offshore wind farms finally coming online, a Platts analysis of the latest available data show. Wind turbines in Germany generated 32.5 TWh of […]

16 April 2014 Business & Finance

Day-ahead electricity prices in continental Europe recorded a fifth consecutive monthly decline in March as surging German solar and wind output helped chase prices lower in neighboring countries, according to data released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider. The Platts Continental Power Index (CONTI) fell 8.4% in March to €35.06 […]

20 August 2012 R&D

Cambridge University’s site informs that a preliminary study has been undertaken at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), which indicates that payback ratios for offshore wind farms could be increased twofold if manufacturers adopted new methods for building the structures that support the turbines. Jim Platts, Cambridge University’s engineer at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) says […]

3 February 2012 Authorities

  The US Department of Energy wants to provide support to offshore wind demonstration projects, and invite companies to apply for grants, reports Platts. DOE has set a meeting concerning the upcoming funding opportunity announcement for February 7 in Washington. Last year, great funds were invested in offshore wind technology projects, but it has not […]

8 December 2011

E.ON Climate & Renewables has won the coveted Global Energy Award – a kind of Oscar for energy companies – in the category "Green Energy Generator of the Year".  Platts Global Energy Awards are hosted by Platts, the leading global provider of en-ergy, petrochemicals and metals information. E.ON’s global unit for renewable energy received the […]

2 December 2011 Grid Connection

The European Union's plans to "complete" its single market in energy by 2014 will not be realized because of a lack of cross-border... (platts) [mappress] Source: platts, December 02, 2011; Image: ewea

23 November 2011 Environment

 The study, 'Meeting Europe's Renewable Energy Targets in Harmony with Nature', said that expanding renewable energy... (platts) [mappress] Source: platts, November 23, 2011

15 November 2011

Anbaric Transmission has taken the first step toward building New England's first offshore transmission truck line... (platts) [mappress] Source: platts, November 15, 2011; Image: neptunerts

17 March 2011

The negative impacts of offshore wind power can be avoided altogether or mitigated through proper planning, people attending a panel session at the EWEA2011 Annual Event heard Thursday. Dan Wilhelmsson of the Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences added that the offshore wind power sector can even be positive for the local marine environment. […]

28 February 2011

Protests to the Atlantic Wind Connection's requested return on equity, filed with federal regulators, are based on "misunderstandings," a spokesman for the developer said Friday. Atlantic Wind Connection spokesman Bryan Lee said the return on equity requested from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is well within FERC's zone of reasonableness for incentive rates, and […]

14 December 2010

A Massahusetts business group on Monday appealed a power purchase agreement between National Grid and the 130-turbine Cape Wind that state regulators approved last month. The Associated Industries of Massachusetts, which represents about 6,000 businesses in the state, argues in a brief filed before the state Supreme Judicial Court that the contract between the utility […]

16 November 2010

The European Wind Energy Association expects the European Commission to estimate Wednesday that the EU needs to spend Eur140 billion ($192 billion) on power infrastructure in the next 10 years, EWEA press officer Peter Sennekamp said Monday. The EC said in its 2020 energy strategy unveiled on November 10 that the EU would need to […]

27 October 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

As the offshore wind industry struggles to erect the first wind turbine off US shores, there are hurdles to financing and construction that are difficult, but not insurmountable, industry experts said Tuesday. Lengthy and onerous permitting requirements for offshore wind top the list of obstacles, which includes supply-chain issues, unstable federal incentives and the technical […]

15 July 2010 Environment, R&D

Onshore and offshore wind projects account for half the 32 energy projects that the UK Infrastructure Planning Commission will examine over the next few years, it said Tuesday. The IPC was created in 2008 by the then Labour government to speed up major infrastructure project decision-making. "Proposals for energy generation, particularly renewable energy, currently dominate […]

6 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The development of offshore wind and linked infrastructure is vital to the UK meeting its EU 2020 renewable energy targets, the country's Department of Energy and Climate Change said in a 2009 Renewable Energy Strategy report handed to the European Commission late Monday. Up to 33 GW of offshore renewable generation may be developed and […]

1 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The US Department of the Interior and Department of Energy plan to increase offshore renewable energy development together, under a formal agreement signed Tuesday. Interior and the DOE would develop "attainable" goals for constructing renewable energy projects on the US Outer Continental Shelf, determine how to streamline federal and state approval processes and identify areas […]