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ull power output has been achieved more than two months ahead of schedule from West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a major renewable energy project which has been developed by ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy in the Irish Sea. The news came on the day that the 389 megawatt (MW) windfarm was officially opened by Energy Secretary Ed Davey, joined by ScottishPower and Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galan and DONG Energy Executive Vice President Wind Power, Samuel Leupold. Located approximately 20km off the Barrow-in-Furness coastline in North West England, engineers have installed and commissioned the 108 turbines and foundations in record time, using [...]
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Mark Group is leading the construction of the UK's largest roof mounted solar panel array installation for Marks & Spencer at its East Midlands Distribution Centre in Castle Donington. The 24,272 solar panels, if laid end to end, would cover a distance of 39km, crossing the English Channel with ease. The installation, which is expected to be completed in early 2015, will cover the 900,000 sq ft roof of the distribution centre, and generate over 6,000 MWh of electricity per annum – enough to power 1,200 homes – lowering M&S's carbon footprint by 48,000 tonnes over 20 years. “Providing the expertise to [...]
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The Sublease provides Atlantis a berth for tidal turbine deployment in the Bay of Fundy, within the demised area of seabed allocated to FORCE under its Head Lease Agreement with Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia. Subsea electrical cables are currently being laid to each of the four berths at FORCE, providing offtake capacity back to the FORCE's onshore substation, near the town of Parrsboro, NS. The Sublease was granted following conclusion of a C$5 million Grant Agreement with Sustainable Development Technology Canada, which was signed in June 2014, and a Project Agreement with the [...]
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