Australian news, and some related international items

June 24 Energy News



¶ DONG Energy is making progress with offshore construction work for the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. Both offshore substations and 40% of the turbine foundations are in place. The 659-MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, off the coast of Cumbria, is expected to meet the electricity needs of about half a million UK homes. [Your Renewable News]

Walney substation construction

¶ A recent report from the Northeast Group estimates that 67% of Western European countries will reach smart grid penetration by 2020, with 12 countries meeting the 80% European Union requirement in setting up residential smart grids over the next 3 years. It’s anticipated global smart grid markets will reach $120 billion by 2020. [CleanTechnica]

¶ Solar Energy Corporation of India has tendered a 750-MW of solar park in the Indian state of Rajasthan, at a low benchmark price of ₹3.93/kWh (6.1¢/kWh) compared to the previous…

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