E.ON: Rampion Offshore Wind Farm achieves its final phase

17/03/2017 11:30 Wind


The first from 116 wind turbines was installed last week at E.On's Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, marking the beginning of the last phase of the project launched in the English Channel, nearby Sussex.

Each turbine has 262 feet and has a weight of approx. 220 tons.


The offshore cabling work will continue during spring. Onshore construction of the operations and maintenance (O&M) base at Newhaven Port will start in March.


The 400 MW wind project received support from UK Green Investment Bank plc and Canadian energy company Enbridge.


Once operational, the wind farm will deliver electricity to about 347,000 homes a year, which is around half the homes in Sussex.


By 2018, the wind farm is planned to be completely functional.


China to build the largest floating solar project in the world

11/12/2017 13:21:00

A unit of China Three Gorges is constructing the world’s biggest floating solar plant estimated at 1 billion yuan (US$151 million), located in the country’s eastern province of Anhui.


Daily (11.12.2017): EU carbon prices slumped by around 3% to their lowest level in five weeks on Friday

11/12/2017 10:52:00

Oil prices surged by almost 2 percent on Friday, buyout by increasing Chinese crude demand and threats of a strike in Africa's biggest oil exporter. Brent crude closed $1.20, or 1.9 percent, up at $63.40 a barrel. Meanwhile, WTI crude prices rose 1.2% to settle at $57.36 a barrel.


Gaziantep solar plant is the largest operational PV farm in Turkey

08/12/2017 16:30:00

Solar plant Gaziantep has been linked to the grid in Islahiye in the Gaziantep southeastern region in Turkey and represents the biggest operational solar unit in the Turkish state.