Starting at the end of 2018, a hybrid power plant is to supply the Galapagos island of Isabela with electricity largely generated from renewable energy. A PV system and diesel generators running on pure jatropha oil take over this task.
An innovative battery storage system was officially inaugurated on 25 May in Pfreimd, Bavaria. On the site of the Oberpfalz-based hydropower plant group, ENGIE Deutschland implemented the storage system the storage system with a capacity of 13.5 MWh.
Konecranes modernises the rotary crane at the test facility for rocket drives at the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt DLR (German Aerospace Centre), installing the latest technology for increased efficiency and safety.
At the end of August 2018, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Arab region (RCREEE) published a report on the environmental and social impacts of potential wind power projects in the Gulf of Suez region.