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  • 23 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Nick Winser, president of ENTSO-E and Executive Director of National Grid will join panel of executive experts at DNV GL’s (formerly DNV KEMA) Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, to identify how utilities, regulators, and customers should prepare for the grid challenges ahead. The forum will be held on June 2-4, 2014, at The Grand […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Alstom Grid has been pioneering the way for offshore wind grid connections from the very early days when it built the first substations for both UK and Germany. Alstom Grid has over 100 years of expertise in electrical grids and ranks among the top three in the electrical transmission sector with an annual sales turnover […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Grid Connection

    Baltic InteGrid, a project exploring the potential of meshed offshore grids in the Baltic Sea region, is in focus of the second video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. 

  • 26 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, has signed an agreement with National Grid for two 1GW grid connections potentially located in Teesside. Subject to the results of technical studies, yet to be completed, indications are that both grid connections could be at an […]

  • 14 July 2016

    ABB has won an order worth more than USD 30 million (approx. EUR 27 million) from Statnett for two substations that will strengthen Norway’s grid reliability, boost power supplies, and facilitate the integration of new renewable energy sources. The substations will also play a key role in connecting the Norwegian grid to those of the UK […]

  • 21 January 2011

    Britain has stepped up its support of plans for a “supergrid” to share Europe’s green energy. Energy ministers working on plans for an… (telegraph) [mappress] Source: telegraph, January 21, 2011

  • 3 January 2012

    Delegates of the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 conference in Amsterdam were left in little doubt that an offshore super grid has to be the way forward if European ambitions are to be realised. But while a super grid may be coveted by the industry, there are still a number of major hurdles to overcome. And if […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    ABB has won an order worth around EUR 30.8 million from Belgian electricity transmission system operator Elia for Stevin project. The company will supply gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) and shunt reactors, helping stabilize and expand the country’s power grid to accommodate more wind energy. Elia is undertaking the Stevin project, including a new 47-kilometer, double 380-kilovolt (kV) high-voltage […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Back in 2011, European leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost offshore wind development and to connect all the renewable energy sources in the EU. The MoU was part of a plan to achieve 20% of renewable energy by 2020, reports Oildprice. The new connections will reduce energy prices, cut waste, secure energy […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Last week an initial breakthrough was made to further accelerate Germany’s shift to renewable energy. The country’s four major grid operators provided the German government with a new plan for a major grid expansion. The government is reviewing the plan and has recently intensified high-level meetings among national and state-level players. Germany Trade & Invest […]

  • 3 October 2011

    The European Wind Energy Technology Platform (TPWind) will hold its first public event on Tuesday 4 October 2011. The conference of around 150 EU wind energy researchers, experts and other operators and stakeholders will focus on EU grids – including grid integration of renewable energy. The event is targeted towards wind energy, oil & gas […]

  • 24 January 2013

    State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), Stefan Kapferer, opened the conference held in the BMWi on Development of the North Sea offshore grid. The event focused on the current issues and regulatory approval of such network. In addition, the initial results of the North Seas Countries Offshore Grid Initiative (NSCOGI) […]

  • 19 October 2015

    On 6 September 2013 the Energieakkoord voor Duurzame Groei (the Energy Agreement for Sustainable Growth) was signed by (semi) governmental bodies and various other industry parties. The proposal outlines the agreements for the development of renewable energy in the Netherlands. The set goals seemed ambitious and overreaching at the time and unfortunately, due to the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    When fed into medium-voltage power grids, large loads of renewable or other decentralized energies – which are generated when winds are strong or the sun is very bright – can produce short circuits that endanger the power supply. Superconducting network technologies can ensure reliable grid operation even under these conditions. Siemens is installing a superconducting […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT announced that it expects to be able to connect the Riffgat offshore wind farm as planned last year, i.e., by mid-February. Initial connection tests have already proved successful and the final works are taking place at the moment. Therefore, a mandatory connection date it still not set. Once the exact connection date is known, […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has connected its 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm to the German power grid. 

  • 18 November 2014
    Technology

    The first Alstom Grid Digital Application is now available for download for PC on Alstom Partners and for mobile devices on iTunes and Android Marketplace. The app allows users to better visualise and understand the energy landscape, explore Alstom Grid’s complete portfolio and access additional videos and brochures. Featuring real-time 3D, this tool can be […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    LocalGrid Technologies has partnered with National Instruments (NI) to develop a smart grid-ready platform that can be customized to meet the needs of different grid applications. At the heart of the innovative platform is embedded database technology from Raima. As countries across the world look to secure their energy supplies and reduce reliance on traditional […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Grid Connection

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA), Energinet.dk, and Kriegers Flak tenderers will hold a meeting on 2 February.  They will discuss grid connection, platforms and technical issues regarding the 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The DEA has prequalified seven companies and consortia to participate in the tender for the project. The decision of the winner is expected […]

  • 21 June 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens and the utility company Allgäuer Überlandwerk (AÜW) in the city of Kempten, Germany, together with the RWTH university in Aachen and Kempten University, are testing a smart grid in the Allgäu village of Wildpoldsried. The joint project IRENE was launched in 2011 and will run for two years. A smart grid ensures that renewable […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Energy Management has received a firm order to design, supply and build the grid connection for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm by German customer innogy SE.

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    The European Commission’s ”leaked” plan to end the “priority dispatch” for renewable energy in electricity grids is set to harm investments in European wind and solar power systems to the tune of billions of Euros, according to European industry initiative EU ProSun.  According to an article published in the Guardian newspaper on 1 November, the European […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      Equipment made by PCS Power Converter Solutions in Berlin enables wind turbine type e.n.o. 82 by e.n.o. energy to meet the German SDL bonus requirements. So far, 26 MW worth of wind turbines have been fitted with the Green Line 1000 reactive power converter. The accelerated expansion of renewable energy calls for more adaptive […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Swiss technology company ABB Ltd. (ABBN.VX) wants to invest in more new technology companies to expand its presence in the fast- growing… By John Revill (nasdaq) [mappress] Source: nasdaq, January 12, 2011

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    innogy, a renewable energy, retail and grid spin-off of the German energy company RWE, issued its first independent financial report following the Initial Public Offering (IPO) in October, reporting a dip in earnings in the first nine months of 2016. The results were negatively affected by  high expenditure on grids and absence of positive one-off effects […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.