UK-Germany Forge Green Energy Alliance
The UK and Germany have formed a partnership to boost renewable energy and achieve net zero emissions.
The agreement focuses on offshore wind, power interconnectivity, and carbon capture techniques. It also includes plans for a global hydrogen economy and sharing best practices for decarbonisation and energy efficiency.
The partnership aligns with the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees
Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project Achieves Another Major and On-time Milestone
- Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project has received a favorable Record of Decision from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
- The 2.6-gigawatt project, set to begin construction in 2024, will generate enough renewable energy to power 660,000 homes and is expected to save customers $3 billion in fuel costs over its first decade.
The CVOW project is the largest offshore wind project under development in the US.
Work Completes on Scottish Wind Farm to Power Sainsbury’s
- The 50MW Longhill Burn wind farm in Scotland, which will supply up to 33% of Sainsbury’s power needs at peak capacity, has finished construction.
- The wind farm, owned by Capital Dynamics, will provide all its clean electricity to Sainsbury’s under a 15-year agreement.
- This supports Sainsbury’s goal to become Net Zero by 2035.
SSE Renewables Makes Final Investment Decision on South Milford Scheme
- SSE Renewables has made the final investment decision on its 320MW Monk Fryston battery energy storage system (BESS) project.
- The project, which is one of the UK’s largest, will help balance energy supply and demand, supporting intermittent renewable energy generation.
- The company’s portfolio includes 1.2GW of secured solar and battery projects, with another 1.3GW under development.
Bord Gáis Energy Joins ESB and dCarbonX on Green Hydrogen Storage Project
- Bord Gáis Energy has joined ESB and dCarbonX in the Kestrel project, which aims to redevelop decommissioned gas reservoirs at the Kinsale Head gas field offshore Ireland for large-scale green hydrogen storage.
- The project has recently completed the construction of a proprietary digital simulation – digital twin – of the Kinsale Head area depleted gas reservoirs which mimics the 42 years of gas production from the area.
- The project will support the transition of gas-fired power stations to net zero emissions and the development of an indigenous green hydrogen sector in Ireland.