Controllis launches Smart48 Hybrid Power Unit for mobile and off-grid site power back-up

Integrated solution slashes fuel use, adds renewable energy and increases site reliability Leading hybrid power systems specialist Controllis has launched the Smart48-Hybrid Power Unit (HPU) which allows mobile and telecoms operators to increase their network reliability and significantly reduce their fuel costs and carbon footprint. There are millions of mobile tower and telecoms sites deployed globally. Powered by a combination of mains (where available) or generators (when there is no mains), sites can benefit from additional back-up power from battery and renewable energy sources. The Controllis solution allows operators to…

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Natural Power expands commercial team with focus on emerging markets

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, continues to expand its commercial team in 2019 with some key appointments. Keith Burns began as Commercial Director earlier in the year and has now been joined by David Tidhar who moved from the planning and environment team to take up the new role, Head of Emerging Markets. Keith’s role has been focusing on the wider commercial operations of the business by leading the team in business development, tendering and marketing to support the next stage of its growth journey. Emerging…

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Natural Power advises on Cubico’s £272m refinancing of 200 MW UK portfolio

Natural Power advises on Cubico’s £272m refinancing of 200 MW UK portfolio Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as technical advisor to London headquartered Cubico Sustainable Investments (“Cubico”) for the refinancing of its UK renewables portfolio which is comprised of 17 onshore wind farms and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. Natural Power carried out technical due diligence services on all 17 operational wind and solar farms across the UK, including an assessment of the projects’ long-term energy production and the benefits gained from a geographically and…

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Centrica Equips Its Engineers With 7500 Panasonic Rugged Tablets

Providing its service and repair engineers with improved ways of working and communication to enhance customer service BRACKNELL, UK. 6th December 2018 – Centrica, the leading energy and services company operating brands such as British Gas and Dyno, has rolled out 7,500 Panasonic FZ-G1 rugged tablets to its team of UK engineers to improve working methods and ultimately to enhance its customer service. For the past eight years the company’s engineers have been using the Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 rugged notebooks as their main technology tool for job scheduling, maintenance, viewing…

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Aspect Enterprise Solutions Wins Energy Risk Asia “CTRM Software House of The Year” Award

SINGAPORE — November 23, 2018: ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions for commodities and treasury management, announced its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the cloud CTRM solution, Aspect, has accepted the top CTRM software award last night at the prestigious annual Energy Risk Asia Awards dinner in Singapore. The awards recognize excellence across Asian energy and commodities markets, and are decided by a panel of Energy Risk editorial experts. Aspect was chosen among all industry software firms for its innovation and client success. Among the reasons…

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Wind and Solar Power Forecasting Innovation

Natural Power sponsor PhD in Power Forecasting Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, is to collaborate with the University of Strathclyde and The Data Lab to jointly sponsor Rosemary Tawn for a PhD in Short-Term Wind and Solar Power Forecasting. The three and half year PhD will focus on improving power forecasting for renewable energy assets, and it is anticipated that work on upgrading Natural Power’s forecasting system will begin in 2019. Callum McLean, Head of Innovation and Data at Natural Power said: “Forecasting is a key service…

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Natural Power’s Head of Solar and Energy Storage Appointed

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed Shawn Shaw to the role Head of Solar and Energy Storage. Based in the Saratoga Springs, New York office, Shawn will be responsible for leading and growing Natural Power’s robust solar and energy storage business lines focused on due diligence, technical advisory, and independent consulting to financiers, investors, project developers, and government agencies across the world. Shawn joins from The Cadmus Group where he was Principal in charge of the firm’s multimillion-dollar distributed energy resources (DER) practice area. During his…

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Natural Power advises Statkraft on Element Power acquisition

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has provided technical due diligence support to Statkraft for the acquisition of the Irish and UK wind development businesses of the Element Power Group. The transaction provides Statkraft with a large onshore wind development pipeline in Ireland and strengthens its position in the UK. It is already Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy and has an ambition to grow further within the hydropower, wind and solar sectors. Natural Power was selected for this project thanks to the team’s understanding of Statkraft’s requirements…

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Natural Power advises Greencoat Renewables on Coillte wind acquisition

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has provided technical due diligence support to Greencoat Renewables PLC for the acquisition of Coillte’s shareholding in its portfolio of operating wind generation assets across Ireland. The acquisition comprises: 50% stake in Raheenleagh wind farm in County Wicklow 50% stake in Cloosh Valley wind farm in County Galway, Ireland’s biggest and best performing wind farm 50% stake in Castlepook wind farm in County Cork 25% stake in Sliabh Bawn wind farm in County Roscommon Marc Lamphiere, Country Director for Natural Power in…

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Nexamp Introduces Community Solar Model to Maryland with Kent Island Project

By signing up, Delmarva Power customers on the Eastern Shore can save 10% on utility costs CHESTER, Md., Sept. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nexamp, Inc., a leading provider of solar energy solutions, today announced its first community solar project in Maryland. The Kent Island solar project is located off Woods Road in Chester and will serve residents throughout the Delmarva Power utility territory.  Construction of the 2 MW solar array is set to begin in October, with full commercial operation in the spring of 2019. This project has limited…

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