The Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) Initiative -- led by the European Mortgage Federation-European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC), Ca' Foscari University of Venice, RICS, the Europe Regional Network of the World Green Building Council, E.ON and SAFE Goethe University Frankfurt -- aims to create an energy efficient mortgage through which home purchasers are incentivized to improve the energy efficiency of their building or acquire an already energy efficient property by way of favourable conditions linked to the mortgage.
The assumption is that energy efficiency has a risk mitigation effect for banks as a result of the impact on a borrower's ability to service his/her loan and on the value of the property, a correlation which the EeMAP Initiative will seek to substantiate.
(Source: Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative, 26 Sept., 2019) Contact: Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative
Luca Bertalot, Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative Coordinator , +32 2 285 4035, email@example.com , www.energyefficientmortgages.eu
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The order is a "lighthouse project" due to its location and limited space on the steel producer's premises, according to Avacon Natur. To accommodate, Vestas will develop specific transportation and installation solutions as well as engineer, procure and construct turbines, foundations, roads and crane pads for the site-specific approach. The project will generate roughly 75 GWh per year -- sufficient power for over 20,000 German households. (Source: Vestas, Clean Energy Wire, 27 Aug., 2019) Contact: Vestas, +34 689 64 83 91, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.vestas.com
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Austin Energy which will buy 200MW of Big Raymond's capacity over 12 years.
Operating wind farms in the Rio Grande Valley include:
Los Vientos I -- 87 turbines, 200MW; Los Vientos II -- 84 turbines, 202MW; San Roman -- 31 turbines, 93MW; Cameron Wind -- 55 turbines, 165MW; Bruenning's Breeze -- 76 turbines, 228MW; Magic Valley -- 112 turbines, 203MW; and Palmas Altas (which is underconstruction with 46 turbines, 145MW. In addion to Bi Raymond, planned wind farms include: EDF Renewables -- 125 turbines, 272MW; and El Sauz Ranch Wind -- 100 turbines, 300MW. (Source: E.on Climate and Renewables North America, Valley Star, 17 April, 2019)
Contact: E.on Climate and Renewables North America, 512-482-4099 -- Austin Texas Office, www.eon.com/us/climate-and-renewables.html.
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Unlike its larger rivals RWE and E.ON, which have embarked on major corporate restructuring, EnBW has decided against a drastic upheaval, instead focusing on renewables and power and gas grids. (Source: EnBW, Reuters, Economic Times, 3 Mar., 2019)Contact: EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG , Frank Mastiaux, CEO, +49 721 63 14320, www.enbw.com
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In March 2018, RWE agreed to sell its majority interest in Innogy to E.ON, while keeping Innogy's renewables business and merging it with E.ON's green assets. If approved, RWE will own a 8.6-GW renewable energy portfolio in a new company with three operating divisions. With the transaction, RWE will hold a 16.7 pct equity stake in E.ON.
The transactions are expected to close in the second half of 2019.(Source: RWE AG, Renewables, 23 Jan., 2019) Contact: RWE AG, www.rwe.com;
Innogy Renewables UK, +44 1793 877777, www.innogy.com/web/cms/en/3708678/innogy-renewables-uk; E.ON, Michael Lewis, CEO Climate and Renewables, +49 2 11 45 79 4170, www.eon.com
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Electricity company E.ON has supplied and installed the technology at the hotel and will be remotely managing the battery's workload and efficiency from its energy management center in Glasgow. (Source: BBC News, Jan., 2019)
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For the project, E.ON will partner with Swiss investment manager Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP), which will hold an 60 pct stake in the project which is expected to commissioned by the end of 20121.
E.ON will construct and operate the wind farm under a long-term operations and maintenance (O&M) agreement while retaining a 20 pct ownership take in the project.
Nordex will supply the €500 million ($570 million) project's 114 wind turbines ranging from 3.9 MW to 4.4 MW . (Source: E.ON, CleaTechnica, 20 Nov., 2018) Contact: E.ON, Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, CEO, E.ON Climate & Renewables, Michael Lewis, CEO Climate and Renewables, +49 2 11 45 79 4170, www.eon.com
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The Rampion project is the first offshore wind project on the south coast and is two-thirds the size of the 175-turbine London Array, the biggest offshore wind farm in the world.
Rampion is a JV between E.ON, which developed the project, Canadian energy company Enbridge and a consortium of US, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund and Macquarie Capital. (Source: E.ON, BBC, 29 May, 2018)Contact: E.ON, Michael Lewis, CEO Climate and Renewables, +49 2 11 45 79 4170, www.eon.com; Enbridge, Al Monaco, Pres., CEO, (403) 231-3900, www.enbridge.com
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As in Germany, E.On will be the first energy company in Britain to offer its customers a digital assessment of the PV potential of their homes.
Ultimately, Sunroof "translates" the determined amount of light into energy and the potential cost savings. Based on this data, customers in Germany can request a complete package consisting of a photovoltaic module and the E.ON SolarCloud, optionally with Aura battery storage. E.On also provides a "sunshine guarantee" to ensure that the solar system achieves the calculated yields, with lower values met with financial compensation by the company.
The two firms are also preparing a market launch in Italy, while the one-year programme in Germany will now be extended until the end of the year.
Google launched Sunroof in the United States in 2015. The platform is currently covering approximately 60 million buildings. According to Google, around 79 pct of the roofs covered by the application were suitable for the installation of a solar power generator, while in the south of the country, their percentage reached 90 pct.
(Source: E.ON, Google, PR, Impact4All, 22 May, 2018) Contact: E.ON, www.eon-solar.de;
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It is anticipated that the project will enable potential lifetime savings of €33 -- €40 million for a 720MW offshore wind farm.
OWA partners E.ON, EnBW, Orsted, Statoil and Vattenfall, alongside additional industry partners Fistuca, Van Oord, Shell and Sif are contributing €3.2 million in project funding, while the Netherlands Enterprise Agency has granted public subsidies of over €2.5 million.
In the BLUE PILOT project the hammer will be tested offshore at a location in Dutch waters. Sif will provide the monopile, and Van Oord will support the installation logistics. The other industry partners will provide funding and strategic advice into the project to ensure its relevance to future commercial projects.
(Source: Carbon Trust, PR, 13 Mar., 2018) Contact: Offshore Wind Accelorator, www.carbontrust.com/offshore-wind
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The Bruenning's Breeze facility is powered by 76 Acciona AW-125 3.0 MW turbines that generate sufficient power for approximately 75,000 households.
The deal enabled E.on Climate & Renewables to secure tax equity financing for the wind park in exchange for a partial interest in the facility, E.on said on Monday. It did not provide further details about the transaction, which was completed in December 2017.
(Source: E.ON Climate & Renewables, E.ON, Renewables Now, 6 Feb., 2018) Contact: E.ON Climate & Renewables, (312) 923-9463, www.eoncrna.com
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When fully operational, the wind farm will generate sufficient power for up to 400,000 households.
(Source: E.ON, SubSea News,, 17 Jan., 2018) Contact: E.ON, www.eon.com; Statoil Energy Ventures, Gareth Burns, Irene Rummelhoff, VP, +47 51 99 00 00, www.statoil.com
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Overall, energy storage systems (ESSs) are facilitating the integration of renewable energy sources without affecting grid reliability. Navigant Research noted that customers in the utility-scale and BTM markets are now offered greater flexibility in installing photovoltaic (PV) plants in combination with ESSs thanks to the expansion of solar power and the lower ESSs prices. (Source: E.ON North America, Navigant Research, Jan., 2018) Contact: E.ON North America, Mark Frigo, VP Energy Storage, Mark Frigo, (503) 481-8622, email@example.com, www.eon.com; Navigant Research, www.navigantresearch.com, www.navigant.com
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b.ventus handles everything from installation to operations, maintain and, if necessary, repair. According to E.ON, a customer's average ROI is about six years. (Source: E.ON, PR, 12 Oct., 2017) Contact: E.ON, b.ventus, https://eon-agile.com/startups/b-ventus; b.ventus, www.bventus.de
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The project will offer sub-second responses to keep the national grid stable, maintain a safe frequency and make more efficient use of renewable energy resources. The Blackburn Meadows batteries will also be used to bid into the capacity market.(Source: E.ON, 9 Oct., 2017) Contact: E.ON, David Topping, +49 2 11 45 79 4170, www.eon.com; BlackburnMeadows Biomass, www.bdp.com/en/projects/a-e/blackburn-meadows-biomass-plant
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The companies -- Apex Clean Energy, Blattner Energy, Duke Energy, EDF Renewable Energy, EDP Renewables, Enel Green Power North America, E.ON, Goldwind Americas, Hannon Armstrong, Invenergy, Leeward Renewable Energy, MAP Royalty, Pattern Energy, TPI Composites and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA – are donating $1 million in aggregate to support repairs and rebuilding efforts in areas impacted by the storms.
(Source: Pattern Energy, NA Wind Power, Various Others, 11 Sept., 2017) Contact: Pattern Energy, Matt Dallas, (917) 363-1333, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.patternenergy.com;
Habitat for Humanity, www.habitat.org; AWEA, Tom Kiernan, CEO, www.awea.org
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Schemes receiving funding will be those which encourage international collaboration and knowledge-sharing between offshore wind developers.
sectors to improve the industry as a whole.
The OWA programme brings together nine of the largest offshore wind developers in Europe – DONG Energy, EnBW, E.ON, Iberdrola, innogy, SSE, Statkraft, Statoil and Vattenfall.
(Source: Gov. of Scotland, The Courier, Various Media, 5 Aug., 2017) Contact: Carbon Trust, Andrew Lever, Director of Innovation, Al-Karim Govindji, Senior Manager of Innovation, +44 (0) 207 832 4773, www.carbontrust.com
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The initiative aims to demonstrate that energy efficiency has risk mitigation effects for lenders because of its impact in enhancing a borrower's ability to service their loan and on the value of the property which could, therefore, qualify for a better capital treatment.
EeMAP is an initiative by the European Mortgage Federation -- European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC); UK Green Buildings Council; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Ca' Foscari University of Venice, E.ON and SAFE Goethe University Frankfurt. The project has received funding from the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
The website also hosts a series of videos summarizing the debates held at the Kick-Off Meeting and the comments of key supporters, including MEP Bendt Bendtsen, rapporteur on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.
(Source: EeMap, Lending News, 18 July, 2017)
Contact: EeMAP Initiative, www.energyefficientmortgages.eu Twitter at @EEMActionPlan.
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KPS' 40-MW power system comprises two kites which have the ability to fly up to a height of 1500 ft. By using tethers, the kites are attached to a winch system that produces electricity as it spools out.
The technology can be deployed both offshore and onshore. Power generation through its kite technology would not need subsidies from governments owing to the system's lower capital and operational costs.
The company plans to develop a 3MW onshore system at the test facility and install a similar sized power system in offshore waters. (Source: Kite Power Systems, EBR, others, 23 June, 2017) Contact: Kite Power Systems, David Ainsworth, Business Dev, +44 141 465 7633, www.kitepowersystems.com
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The London Array, which
consists of 175 Siemens SWT 3.6MW turbines,
is 30 pct owned by E.ON, Dong Energy and La Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec hold 25 pct each and Masdar owns 20 pct. (Source: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Others, 27 April, 2017) Contact: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, www.gamesacorp.com/gamesa/en/siemensgamesa.html; London Array, Jonathan Duffy, GM, www.londonarray.com
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E.ON is developing the Rampion wind farm in partnership with Canadian energy company Enbridge and the U.K. Green Investment Bank. (Source: E.ON, Various Media,
March 13, 2017) Contact: U.K. Green Investment Bank, 011 +44 (0) 330 123 3021, www.greeninvestmentbank.com; E.ON, Michael Lewis, CEO Climate and Renewables, +49 2 11 45 79 4170, www.eon.com; Enbridge, Al Monaco, Pres., CEO, (403) 231-3900, www.enbridge.com
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The Texas Waves projects will provide ancillary services to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market and will be capable of responding to shifts in power demand more quickly, increasing system reliability and efficiency. The project is expected to be online before the year end.
E.ON will be partnering with energy storage software and services provider Greensmith Energy for the Texas Waves projects.
(Source: E.ON North America, PR, 1 Mar., 2017) Contact: E.ON North America, Mark Frigo, VP Energy Storage, Mark Frigo, (503) 481-8622, email@example.com, www.eon.com; Greensmith Energy, www.greensmithenergy.com
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E.On Energy Services is a full-service provider of asset management, balance of plant, energy management, QSE and long-term maintenance services to the wind generation industry. The company presently provides long term contractual services in eight U.S. states. (Source: D.E. Shaw, Electric Light & Power, Others, 6 Feb., 2017) Contact: E.On Energy Services, Keith Day, Pres., (312) 245-5995, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.eonenergyservicesna.com; D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, (212) 478-0000, www.deshaw.com
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KPS's technology uses lightweight kites tethered to a turbine on the ground. Two kites work in tandem, with one rising on the wind to a height of 450 meters while the other falls. Their looping motion -- at speeds of up to 100mph -- rotates the turbine to generate electricity.
The Shell-led investment will finance a 500 kilowatt test facility at a former air force base in south-west Scotland next year. (Source: E.ON, Shell, Fin .Times, Others, Dec., 2016) Contact: Kite Power Systems, David Ainsworth, Interim CEO, www.kitepowersolutions.com; E.ON,
Frank Meyer, Head of Innovation, www.eon.com/renewables;
Shell, Geert van de Wouw, STV Managing Director, www.shell.com/energy-and-innovation/innovating-together/shell-technology-ventures.html; Schlumberger, (281) 285-1300, www.slb.com
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