RWE’s first European battery storage enters operation

Ireland – RWE Renewables’ first European-based battery storage project has entered full operations in Ireland. The 8.5 megawatt hour (MWh) battery storage facility will be capable of providing a rapid delivery of electricity into the power grid. This balances fluctuations resulting from the growing proportion of electricity generated by intermittent renewables. First system, out of […]

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Ireland gets new large-scale battery storage

Ireland – Statkraft has completed the construction of its second large-scale battery project in Ireland, the Kelwin-2 26MW project. The Norwegian utility entered a contract with EirGrid and has started providing reserves to the national electricity grid in the event of a sudden drop-off in supply. Battery purpose The main purpose of the battery is […]

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Irish wind farm adds Vestas turbines

Ireland – Vestas has received a 30 MW order for the Irish Lenalea wind farm, being developed by SSE Renewables and Coillte Renewable Energy. Vestas will supply and install seven V117-4.2 MW turbines in 4.3 MW operating mode at the project, which is located in County Donegal. The turbines will be serviced through a multi-year […]

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Fugro and dCarbonX to decarbonize exploration projects

UK and Ireland – Fugro has inked a strategic framework agreement (SFA) with dCarbonX for decarbonization of exploration projects in the UK and Ireland. Fugro will apply its consultancy mindset to help progress opportunities, and its Geo-data acquisition, analysis and advice will provide dCarbonX with critical information to charactezrie sites and support decision-making at the […]

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