News: What’s caught our eye? 27th September – 3rd October

Each week we provide a summary of our latest news, announcements and other renewable energy news stories from around the world that we've found interesting.

Ford announces major investment in electric vehicles
US car manufacturer Ford announces major £11.4 billion investment in the creation of two new EV battery storage factories as well as a “mega campus” for research and development purposes, with a further £30 billion to be spent by 2025, creating 11,000 new jobs.
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“Project Fortress” set to become the largest solar PV site in the UK
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners acquires 350MW solar project dubbed “Project Fortress”. Located in Kent, the solar project will become the largest single site solar #PV installation in the UK and will power 100,000 UK homes every year.
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193 renewable energy projects to receive investment
The Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO) has selected 193 innovative renewable energy projects (with a combined capacity of 145 MW) in productive sectors to receive aid for 31.6 million euros.
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🎥 #WEBINAR: Talent retention in the renewable sector.
We’ve provided the link to the talk given by our consultants Mónica Llopis and Guillermo Camarasa at the webinar organised by APPA Renovables.
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Whisky always tastes better when you’re helping the planet!
Diageo has opened its first carbon neutral distillery in the US – operating at 100% renewable energy and zero fossil fuel production. Whilst the site has created 30 new jobs, its impact is equivalent to taking 25,000 cars off the road in a year.
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Export opportunities for Scottish companies
New guide suggests the largest export opportunities for Scottish companies to 2030 exist in the German and Dutch offshore wind markets.
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SSE Renewables and Pacifico Energy Partners agree joint venture worth £155 million
With Japan outlining its offshore wind targets in achieving 10GW by 2030 and 30-45GW by 2040 this enables SSE to deploy its low-carbon electricity infrastructure strategy.
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We’re all set for Intersolar 2021!
Specialists from our Solar & Storage and Spanish teams will be attending – are you?
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🔦 SPOTLIGHT ON: The Renewable Market in Spain 🔦
Our colleague Emma de Cáceres talks about the evolution of the renewable market in Spain. From its start-up to the present day, and where it is headed.
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Falck Renewables SpA and BlueFloat Energy partner in 1.2GW floating offshore wind JV
The project named Kailia Energia, based in Puglia will create 4,000 jobs which will potentially increase based on plans of a second similar project in the area.
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Our Weekly Jobs Digest
Have a look at our permanent and contract renewables jobs in offshore wind, onshore wind, solar storage – globally.
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