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April 2018


HSBC abandons tar sands projects
23 April 2018 HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, has announced that it will no longer...

MAN D & T supply the ‘island in the jungle’
23 April 2018 MAN Diesel & Turbo has commissioned seven 32/44CR diesel engines for...

New SF6-free MV GIS switchgear
23 April 2018 Siemens has developed a medium-voltage switchgear that doesn’t...

India kick-starts offshore procurement
23 April 2018 India’s government has moved a step closer to harnessing the...

Statkraft signs PPA for 170 MW Spanish PV plant
23 April 2018 Statkraft and BayWa r.e. have announced plans for the “swift construction”...

New wind farms attracted €22 billion investment in 2017
23 April 2018 Europe invested a total of 51.2 billion in wind energy in 2017,...

Lightsource launches India infrastructure fund
23 April 2018 Lightsource BP has teamed up with Everstone Group to invest in green...

DTEK plans 200 MW Ukraine solar farm
23 April 2018 DTEK and China Machinery Engineering Company (CMEC) have signed an...

Clean energy investment fell 10% in Q1
16 April 2018 Clean energy investment amounted to $61.1 billion in the first quarter...

Enel wins Indian wind tender
16 April 2018 Enel has won a 25-year supply contract for a 285 MW wind farm in India.

Senegal sets solar benchmark
16 April 2018 The World Bank says that its Scaling Solar programme has set a new low...

Tanzania inaugurates Kinyerezi II
16 April 2018 Tanzania has formally inaugurated the Kinyerezi II combined cycle power...

Alpha Ventus investigates fault
16 April 2018 The operators of the Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm are investigating...

Oman issues Duqm tender
16 April 2018 The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has issued a request...

Saudi Arabia plans $200 bn PV project
06 April 2018 Saudi Arabia and Japanese financial bank SoftBank have agreed an MoU...

Final section of Beatrice shore cable on its way
06 April 2018 Nexans has reached two key milestones in its major contract to create...

NY Regulators open storm damage probe
06 April 2018 New York State utility regulators have told the management of the...

European TSOs have restored the norm
06 April 2018 Following frequency deviations that affected the Continental Europe...

EDF reveals storage plan
06 April 2018 EDF has unveiled plans to invest €8 billion to develop 10 GW of new...

MHI Vestas builds business in Taiwan
06 April 2018 MHI Vestas has signed agreements with four companies to develop its...

March 2018


Fossil fuels being left behind by falling renewables costs
29 March 2018 The latest assessment by Bloomberg New Energy Finance of comparative...

Unconventional fossil fuel investments wordwide are surging – new report
29 March 2018 A sharp rise globally in the ‘dirtiest’ fossil fuel investments is...

New world record for GE’s HA GT
29 March 2018 GE’s 7HA gas turbine, has eens recognised as the world’s most...

Construction of world’s largest solar park gets under way
29 March 2018 ACWA Power has broken ground on the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin...

Dutch wind tender awarded to Vattenfall
29 March 2018 The world’s first offshore wind farms to be developed without the support...

Peru's largest solar project is commissioned
29 March 2018 Enel has commissioned its 180 MW Rubi solar photovoltaic (PV) plant,...

Aquila targets energy transition with new fund
29 March 2018 Investment firm Aquila Capital has launched a new investment fund...

Bay State seeks energy storage solution
29 March 2018 Bay State Wind has announced plans to collaborate with NEC Energy...

Global energy demand grew by 2.1% in 2017
23 March 2018 Global energy demand rose by 2.1% in 2017, more than twice the...

The world’s first formic acid-based fuel cell
23 March 2018 Scientists at EPFL and GRT Group have built the world’s first...

Prysmian signs framework agreement to upgrade Italian grid
23 March 2018 Prysmian Group, the prominent energy and telecom cable systems company,...

New York signs agreements on renewables
22 March 2018 The US state of New York has signed agreements for the construction of...

Statoil proposes name change
22 March 2018 Norwegian oil major Statoil has proposed changing its name to Equinor...

MPC and Martifer partner for renewables in Colombia
22 March 2018 MPC Capital and Martifer Renewables are to form a strategic partnership...

Swindon gets battery green light
22 March 2018 A local council in England is set to build one of the country’s...

Senvion starts on Murra Warra
22 March 2018 Construction on the first phase of the 429 MW Murra Warra wind farm...

GE announces ‘Reservoir’ energy storage platform
19 March 2018 GE has launched its ‘GE Reservoir’, an energy storage platform that offers...

RWE and E.ON reorganise amid huge mutual asset swap
18 March 2018 As part of a far reaching exchange of assets and businesses E.ON and...

European frequency disruption traced to Balkan states
18 March 2018 ENTSO-E, the association of European TSOs, has reported a severe...

US energy storage market set to triple in 2018
18 March 2018 Supportive policies and falling costs will help the deployment of...

Statoil makes Poland play
18 March 2018 Statoil says it will play a key role in the development of Poland’s...

Hawaii kicks off renewable energy search
18 March 2018 Hawaiian Electric has launched the procurement process for new,...

Skyline targets 3 GW in North America
18 March 2018 Ardian Infrastructure and Transatlantic Power Holdings (TPH) have...

Vattenfall plans expansion of its solar portfolio
18 March 2018 Vattenfall is to invest around €100 million in large-scale solar energy...

GE plans to develop the world's largest offshore WTG
08 March 2018 On 1 March GE Renewable Energy unveiled its plan to develop the largest,...

Georgia Power closing down its ash pond legacy
08 March 2018 Georgia Power Company says it is in the process of completely excavating...

Vattenfall forms alliance in French wind market
08 March 2018 Vattenfall is taking a further step into the European wind energy market...

Highview Power and SNC-Lavalin to collaborate on storage
07 March 2018 Energy storage firm Highview Power has announced plans to collaborate...

50 MW solar scheme approved in UK
07 March 2018 Local councillors in the UK have approved plans for a 50 MW solar energy scheme.

New opportunities seen in new Irish market
07 March 2018 New analysis of Ireland’s planned new single electricity market shows that...

Denham and Themis join forces for investment
07 March 2018 Denham International Power and Themis have joined forces to create a...

Kathu CSP comes on line
07 March 2018 Sener and Acciona Industrial say that they have connected the...

Vestas keeps narrow lead in onshore wind
01 March 2018 Developers commissioned 47 GW of onshore wind turbines globally in 2017,...

Siemens Gamesa to supply up to 1 GW in Turkey
01 March 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed an agreement securing the right...

Board changes at Ansaldo following resignation of the CEO
01 March 2018 Filippo Abba’ has resigned as CEO of Ansaldo Energia, resulting in a...

February 2018


Engie expands US portfolio with Infinity acquisition
28 February 2018 Engie North America has expanded its presence in the USA with the...

Iberdrola plans to invest in clean energy
28 February 2018 Iberdrola has announced plans to invest €32 billion over the next four...

Senvion has won its first contract in India
28 February 2018 Senvion has won its first contract in India with a 102 MW order from...

Exergy signs Turkey contract
28 February 2018 Italian geothermal technology firm Exergy has signed a contract with...

EU ‘can double renewables by 2030’
23 February 2018 The European Union can increase the share of renewable energy in its...

Germany awards 700 MW of onshore wind contracts
23 February 2018 Germany’s federal network agency has awarded just over 700 MW of onshore...

South Australia backs hydrogen demonstration
23 February 2018 A 15 MW hydrogen electrolyser power plant is to be built in South...

PPIB approves coal plant plans
23 February 2018 Oracle Power has moved forward with plans for a 1400 MW coal-fired...

APS plans solar-battery peaking plant
23 February 2018 Arizona Public Service (APS) and First Solar are to install Arizona’s...

MHPS wins 5.3 GW Thailand order
23 February 2018 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) is to supply turbines and...

EnBW makes move in Taiwan
23 February 2018 EnBW has made its first move into international growth markets with...

IEA commends Australia's commitment to clean goals
15 February 2018 Australia should rely on long-term policy and energy market responses...

The Great Energy Transition gathers momentum – GWEC report
15 February 2018 The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics on...

ib vogt breaks ground on Benban solar
15 February 2018 At the end of January, ib vogt commenced construction of a portfolio of...

Europe marks offshore wind records
14 February 2018 2017 was a record year for offshore wind in Europe according to...

Commission approves capacity mechanisms
14 February 2018 The European Commission has given its approval for the setting up of...

Wello given the nod in China
14 February 2018 Finnish wave energy technology company Wello has signed an agreement...

Orsted plans Taiwan ESS
14 February 2018 Orsted has announced plans to establish a MW-scale pilot energy...

Bangladesh addresses power shortages
14 February 2018 Hubei Electric Power Survey & Design Institute has placed an order...

Possibly the largest virtual power plant in the world
08 February 2018 The South Australian government plans to roll out solar panels and...

GE and Arenko to build huge UK storage facility
08 February 2018 GE and Arenko Group have announce a strategic alliance to build grid...

EEX Group unveils ‘innovative solutions’ for energy markets
08 February 2018 EEX Group has outlined ‘a programme of innovations for the energy...

Arizona pushes ambitious energy plan
07 February 2018 The US state of Arizona has proposed implementing a target of 3000 MW...

E.ON commissions 20 MW of storage in USA
07 February 2018 E.ON has put the Texas Waves energy storage project in the USA...

Total Eren plans giant battery for Australia
07 February 2018 Renewable energy group Total Eren has been given approval for...

Orsted begins construction of Hornsea One
07 February 2018 Construction work has started on what will be the world’s largest...

Pöyry selected for Thai power project
07 February 2018 Thai firm Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) has...

Coal plant loses out in UK capacity auction
07 February 2018 The owner of the UK’s 2000 MW Eggborough power plant says that it will...

Siemens’ first quarter profits fall 14%
02 February 2018 Siemens has posted a 14 % decline in Q1 2017 industrial profit, dragged...

GE to build HVDC ‘highway’ in S Korea
02 February 2018 GE has signed a $320 million contract with KEPCO to build an HVDC...

Phu Yen wind farm receives investment go-ahead
02 February 2018 A project to build a 300 MW wind farm, to be named HBRE-Phu Yen Wind...

FORESEA supports new deployments at SmartBay
02 February 2018 The EU’s Foresea programme has approved funding for six developers...

Strong performance from Ørsted/Dong
02 February 2018 Ørsted, formerly Dong Energy, the international renewable energy company...

Statoil seals pact with Masdar
01 February 2018 Statoil and Masdar have signed a collaborative agreement to analyse data...

Capital Stage to finance solar portfolio in Ireland
01 February 2018 Germany-based renewable energy developer Capital Stage has announced plans...

Fluence to supply 10 MW battery in Delhi
01 February 2018 AES India and Mitsubishi Corporation have started construction of a 10...

Masdar, Cleanergy partner in thermal storage
01 February 2018 The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) and Sweden’s...

January 2018


Chile's RE potential ‘promises multiple benefits’ – IEA
26 January 2018 Chile has emerged as a world-class destination for solar and wind...

US solar tariff decision ‘is a loss for America’
26 January 2018 The national trade association for the US solar industry has expressed...

New York City takes on Big Oil in the courts
26 January 2018 The New York City government is suing the world’s five largest...

174 Power Global breaks ground on 236 MW PV project
26 January 2018 The largest solar project in Texas broke ground this month when 174...

Nexans completes Canada’s Maritime link contract
25 January 2018 Canada’s Maritime Link project is on schedule to start commercial...

Siemens and AES launch Fluence storage venture
25 January 2018 Siemens and AES have officially launched a new joint venture, Fluence...

BESS secures Santander finance
25 January 2018 Battery Energy Storage Solutions Ltd (BESS) has secured £28.5 million...

Masdar joins forces with Cepsa
25 January 2018 Global energy firm Cepsa and Abu Dhabi-based Masdar have signed an...

PPC seeks biomass partner
25 January 2018 Greece’s PPC Renewables is seeking a strategic investor to help it develop...

SSE to build 2 GW CCGT plant at Ferrybridge
19 January 2018 SSE has announced plans to build a 2GW gas fired power plant on the site...

Voith signs contract for Henan Tianchi pumped storage
19 January 2018 Henan Tianchi Pumped Storage Co. and Voith Hydro Shanghai Co. have signed...

End game for coal in the UK
17 January 2018 The UK government has published* further details of how it intends to...

Ineos challenges Scotland’s shale ban
17 January 2018 Industrial giant Ineos has launched a legal challenge against a decision...

Welsh minister boosts tidal lagoon prospects
17 January 2018 Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones has pledged financial support for...

120 MW solar farm proposed for UK
17 January 2018 Developer INRG is proposing the construction of a 120 MW subsidy-free...

Aurora CSP approved
17 January 2018 The government of South Australia has given the go-ahead for the...

UK coal fleet set for 2025 closure
17 January 2018 The UK government has confirmed plans to phase out the use of unabated...

Westinghouse acquired by Brookfield
10 January 2018 Toshiba subsidiary Westinghouse Electric, which filed for chapter...

EP Holding adds to its lignite/coal portfolio
10 January 2018 RWE Power and EnBW are selling their interests in the Hungarian...

Major reorganisation at RWE
10 January 2018 For RWE the recently announced sale of its Hungarian assets forms part of...

Stormy weather creates UK renewables record
10 January 2018 Windy conditions saw UK renewable power generation hit record levels in...

EPCG cancels coal plant deal
10 January 2018 Montenegro power utility EPCG has terminated a deal with Skoda Praha for...

Brazil changes tack on large dam construction
10 January 2018 Brazil’s government has said it will no longer support the development...

Dominion, Scana agree merger
10 January 2018 Dominion Energy has agreed an all-stock deal to buy fellow US utility...

Tocardo files for bankruptcy protection
10 January 2018 Dutch tidal energy technology firm Tocardo has filed for...

NY governor backs offshore wind
10 January 2018 New York state governor Andrew Cuomo has outlined plans to boost clean...

China announces national ETS
03 January 2018 China has formally announced the launch of its national emissions...

Global DER to reach 530 GW by 2026
03 January 2018 A new report finds that global DER capacity is expected to grow from 132.4...

Swansea Bay tidal power may be stranded
03 January 2018 The future of the 320 MW, £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project is...

Hanwha breaks ground on YEKA solar facility
03 January 2018 Plans for the construction of a 1000 MW solar farm in Turkey took a...

Scotland targets green growth
03 January 2018 Scotland has confirmed its intentions to put low carbon growth at the...

BP returns to solar
03 January 2018 BP has made a $200 million investment in Lightsource in a bid to return...

Solarcentury plans 300 MW plant in Spain
03 January 2018 Solarcentury has announced plans to develop a 300 MWp solar power plant...

Wärtsilä strikes gold
03 January 2018 Wärtsilä has sealed a deal to supply a 60 MW power plant to provide energy...

December 2017


Coal demand to remain flat – IEA report
20 December 2017 Global demand for coal will remain nearly flat between 2017 and...

Japanese court has ordered shutdown of a vulnerable nuke
20 December 2017 A Hiroshima court has ruled that a nuclear reactor in southwestern...

Aquila Capital achieves Valhalla deal
20 December 2017 Aquila Capital has acquired Project Valhalla, one of the largest wind...

Siemens wins CC contract from Tatarstan
20 December 2017 Siemens has received an order to build a combined cycle power plant...

Egypt intends to build solar ‘pipeline’
20 December 2017 Egyptian firm EETC has started the process of inviting companies to bid...

Finnish cities looking at SMRs for large scale CHP
20 December 2017 Three cities in Finland are launching a study to investigate the...

EDF launches new solar investment drive
20 December 2017 EDF has unveiled plans to invest around €25 billion in solar energy in a...

Kosovo government contracts for new coal plant
20 December 2017 Construction of the Kosovo C coal fired power plant will start in 2018...

Jordan boosts solar capacity
20 December 2017 Jordan’s solar power programme is receiving a $22 million loan from...

GE to ‘reduce its global head count’
13 December 2017 GE Power has announced that it plans to reduce its global head count...

Fast-track legislation to speed up UK compliance with 2018 EU-ETS
13 December 2017 The UK government is introducing fast-track legislation to bring forward...

Wake effect investigation underway
13 December 2017 The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator has announced a new €2.3...

ABB achieves 1100 kV DC breakthrough
13 December 2017 Transformers and other key equipment to be supplied by ABB for the...

CIP to join Star of the South venture
13 December 2017 Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is to partner with Offshore Energy in...

Neart na Gaoithe seeks equity partner
13 December 2017 Mainstream Renewable Power has started the selection process for an...

UK backs SMR technology
13 December 2017 The UK government has announced £56 million of funding for research...

Unit 4 on line at Medupi
13 December 2017 Eskom has started commercial operations at Unit 4 of the Medupi power...

Abraaj invests in Mexico gas plant
13 December 2017 Abraaj Group has invested in a gas-fired power plant project in Mexico...

USA’s first offshore wind farm is dead in the water
07 December 2017 Cape Wind, the offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts, is...

Opra Turbines acquired by Dalian Energas
07 December 2017 China's Dalian Energas Group has completed its acquisition of gas...

Rotterdam joins North Sea Hub
07 December 2017 The Port of Rotterdam has joined the North Sea Wind Power Hub...

Pöyry appointed to Beyhan II hydro plant
07 December 2017 Kalehan Murat Enerji Üretim AS has awarded Pöyry the basic design...

Australian proposal to export renewable power to Indonesia
05 December 2017 A group of renewable energy developers have proposed the construction of 6...

Tesla completes 129 MWh grid connected battery
05 December 2017 Tesla has completed the construction of what is believed to be the...

GE says 64%+ efficiency “now available”
05 December 2017 GE has announced that its 9HA.02 turbine “is now available” at more than...

Indian government announces new 2 GW wind tender
05 December 2017 India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has unveiled plans for a 2...

Younicos wins Hywind battery contract
05 December 2017 Statoil has placed an order with battery firm Younicos for the delivery of...

MOU signed for Jeonnam Wando
05 December 2017 Korea South East Power Corp is planning the development of a 600 MW...

November 2017


Solar capacity in the developing world jumps by more than half
29 November 2017 Despite a ‘down’ year for clean energy investment in 2016 new...

Senvion plans to develop 10 MW+ WTG
29 November 2017 Senvion, in collaboration with partners in the offshore wind energy...

Launch of higher productivity onshore and offshore WTGs
29 November 2017 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), building on the merger that...

Centrica revives prospect of nuclear sell-off
29 November 2017 Centrica CEO Iain Conn has reiterated his June statement that the company...

Engie sells its stake in Loy Yang power plant
29 November 2017 Engie and Mitsui have reached an agreement with China’s Alinta Energy to...

Storage technology set for major global expansion
29 November 2017 An estimated $103 billion will be invested in the energy storage...

Dudgeon 402MW windfarm handed over
29 November 2017 Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft, developers of the Dudgeon offshore wind...

Comet solar farm approved
29 November 2017 UK-based Hadstone Energy has received consent for a proposed 309 MWp...

Energy fund invests in Greatcell future
29 November 2017 Greatcell Solar has received a A$4 million strategic investment from...

Siemens restructuring will involve extensive job losses
22 November 2017 Siemens is responding to what it sees as rapidly accelerating...

GE results ‘unacceptable’
22 November 2017 GE’s power business has been underperforming recently, with John...

EPH acquires Mehrum
22 November 2017 The Czech energy group EPH has completed its purchase of Kraftwerk...

Plans for 350 MW UK solar park revealed
22 November 2017 Hive Energy and Wirsol have announced plans to build a 350 MW solar farm...

Victoria opens 650 MW renewables auction
22 November 2017 The Australian state of Victoria has kicked off a renewable energy...

Iberdrola advances clean energy plans
22 November 2017 Iberdrola has announced it will complete the process of phasing out all...

Centrica reveals plans for storage in Ireland
22 November 2017 Centrica is to build a 100 MW battery energy storage system in Ireland.

Galway wind farm starts up
22 November 2017 Ireland’s largest wind farm has officially started commercial operations.

Britain enters top ten low carbon league
16 November 2017 The UK has moved up 13 places in the global rankings to number 7 among...

US groups line up to defy Trump
15 November 2017 At the UN conference on climate change in Bonn, US states, cities...

‘A world in transformation’ – WEO 2017
15 November 2017 The IEA’s ‘World Energy Outlook 2017’ reports on an energy world in...

Loy Yang B coal plant ‘shifted $1 billion offshore’
15 November 2017 According to information revealed by The Paradise Papers the owner of one...

Death toll from explosion at coal plant rises
15 November 2017 Thirty-six people have died as the result of an explosion at a...

Ørsted divests Walney Extension
15 November 2017 Ørsted – formerly Dong Energy – has sold a 50 per cent stake in the...

Mainstream clear on NNG
15 November 2017 Mainstream Renewable Power has been given the all-clear to start...

GE and Green Investment Group partner on Markbygden
15 November 2017 GE and the Green Investment Group have sealed a deal to buy and develop...

SSE and Innogy agree on retail merger
15 November 2017 Energy firms SSE and Innogy have agreed to merge their retail businesses...

Investment is lagging behind climate needs – Bloomberg report
07 November 2017 Two years after the signing of the Paris climate agreement and eight...

‘Digitalisation set to transform global energy system’ – IEA
07 November 2017 Digital technologies are set to transform the global energy system in...

US wind industry booming – AWEA report
07 November 2017 The USA’s wind industry reports that 29 634 MW of generation capacity...

Centrica acquires demand response aggregator
07 November 2017 UK power company Centrica has acquired REstore NV, Europe’s leading...

TTCL plans coal plant in Myanmar
06 November 2017 Thai construction firm TTCL plc has announced plans to build a 1280...

Lightsource and Macquarie to fund India assets
06 November 2017 Lightsource Renewable Energy and UK Climate Investments have created...

ADB to support Sri Lankan wind farm
06 November 2017 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting the construction of a 100...

GIP buys Equis Energy
06 November 2017 Global Infrastructure Partners has teamed up with Public Sector...

OGCI makes first climate investments
06 November 2017 The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) has made its first...

October 2017


GE’s reduced profits blamed on power business
31 October 2017 Profits in GE’s power division have fallen 51% overall, a result...

Map of renewable curtailment and coal asset risk in China
31 October 2017 Bloomberg New Energy Finance is predicting that China’s power system...

ETI project to identify nuclear cost drivers
31 October 2017 The Energy Technologies Institute has launched a new project to...

Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund starts first project
31 October 2017 The Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund, first announced in April this...

Siemens Gamesa to supply 780 MW of WTGs in USA
31 October 2017 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced that the company will...

Statoil names new project "Empire Wind"
31 October 2017 Empire Wind is the project name selected by Statoil for the...

PV with storage 'cost competitive by 2020'
31 October 2017 Falling costs and rising solar penetration could see the economics of PV...

Energy access targets within reach, says IEA
20 October 2017 Universal energy access is now within reach for the billions of people...

Hybrid hydro/energy storage project
20 October 2017 Greensmith Energy and American Electric Power are to install a 4 MW...

Invenergy launches arbitration process over wind farm dispute
20 October 2017 Invenergy has written to the Polish government to notify it of its...

E.ON and Fortum meet more resistance over sale of Uniper
20 October 2017 Fortum’s plan to acquire Uniper from E.ON has raised concerns among...

Hywind floating wind farm starts production
20 October 2017 A 30 MW floating wind farm of the coast of Scotland has started...

Xina Solar One up and running
20 October 2017 The $800 million Xina Solar One concentrated solar power plant in...

Cibuk 1 attracts IFC finance
20 October 2017 The EBRD and IFC have agreed on a €215 million lending package to...

Further boost for UK renewables prospects
17 October 2017 UK Energy minister Richard Harrington has confirmed that up to £557...

ABB signs grid research MOU with Imperial College
17 October 2017 The ABB Group has signed an MOU with Imperial College London to...

Siemens inaugurates the first blade plant in the MENA region
17 October 2017 Siemens Gamesa has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory...

EDF Polish sale approved
16 October 2017 Authorities in Poland have approved the purchase of EDF’s Polish assets...

Wind megaprojects boost global clean energy investment
16 October 2017 Global clean energy investment in 2017 is likely to rise over levels seen...

Enel and E.On test blockchain trading
16 October 2017 European utilities Enel and E.On say they have traded electricity for...

Tundra partners embark on CCS studies
16 October 2017 A group of industry partners has embarked on a carbon capture and...

Bungala construction kicks off
16 October 2017 Enel and the Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF) have started construction...

USA to abandon Clean Coal Plan – it’s official
11 October 2017 The administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency has...

New Dutch government to phase out coal by 2030
11 October 2017 The incoming government of the Netherlands will put in place an...

NuGen expects to sell Moorside nuclear project by early 2018
11 October 2017 Toshiba’s NuGen nuclear project in Britain expects to secure a new...

Colbun plans 607 MW wind farm
11 October 2017 Energy firm Colbun has been awarded the rights to build a large-scale...

Scotland bans fracking
11 October 2017 The Scottish government has effectively banned fracking in the country...

Statoil, Shell and Total in CO2 storage partnership
11 October 2017 Shell and Total are joining Statoil in a project to mature the development...

Grand Coulee units set for upgrade
11 October 2017 Wärtsilä and its subsidiary American Hydro are to upgrade two units at...

Another record year for renewables, led by solar
04 October 2017 Renewables accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity...

Exit Dong Energy, enter Ørsted
04 October 2017 Dong Energy plans to change its company name to Ørsted, following...

Suez acquires GE’s water treatment business
04 October 2017 SUEZ has completed the acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies...

EPEX SPOT power trading shows steep increase
04 October 2017 The European Power Exchange EPEX reports that trading volumes grew by 9.5%...

Fortum bid ‘not in line with our strategy’ – Uniper
02 October 2017 Fortum has launched a €8 billion takeover bid for Uniper after reaching...

DOE to continue CCS research funding
02 October 2017 The US Department of Energy has issued a funding opportunity for...

Statkraft and Norfund swap hydro shares
02 October 2017 Statkraft says that it will strengthen its presence in South America...

Anesco opens subsidy-free solar farm
02 October 2017 Anesco has celebrated the formal opening of the first subsidy-free solar...

Manjung 5 starts up
02 October 2017 Malaysia’s TNB says that the Manjung 5 coal-fired power plant has...

September 2017


ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions
27 September 2017 ABB is to acquire GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global...

GE to manufacture largest generator transformer
27 September 2017 GE will manufacture the largest generator transformer ever made in Turkey...

Total expands its renewables business
27 September 2017 Total has acquired an indirect 23 % interest in EREN RE in a bid to grow...

Scotland unveils £60m low carbon plan
27 September 2017 First minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £60 million Innovation Fund...

Turkey joins the nuclear power club
27 September 2017 General construction work has begun at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant site...

Innogy opts for 9.5 MW hardware for Triton Knoll
27 September 2017 Triton Knoll has revealed that it has selected MHI Vestas as its...

Wärtsilä reaps rewards in Bangladesh
27 September 2017 Wärtsilä has added to a recent string of orders for power plants...

Engie seals new wind partnership
27 September 2017 Engie has created a partnership with the Abraaj Group to build a pipeline...

UK waste feeds CHP plant in Denmark
27 September 2017 A CHP plant in Denmark will be taking delivery of refuse-derived fuel...

Solar eclipsed all other new power generation in 2016
20 September 2017 Solar became the world’s favourite new type of electricity generation...

E.ON is close to selling its stake in Uniper
20 September 2017 E.ON is reported to be in advanced negotiations regarding an agreement...

Siemens Gamesa reinforces its presence in China
20 September 2017 Siemens Gamesa has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW worth...

New 600 MW solar project for Iran
20 September 2017 Quercus has announced the launch of a project to build 600 MW...

Drax considers gas and storage options
20 September 2017 Drax is considering options for repowering existing coal-fired...

Adani embarks on Moranbah
20 September 2017 Adani has announced that it is ready to start work on the construction of...

Wärtsilä adds wave power
20 September 2017 Finnish technology firm Wärtsilä is adding wave energy devices to...

Gasunie joins North Sea hub
20 September 2017 The North Sea Wind Power Hub has welcomed Dutch gas grid operator Gasunie...

EMEC tides generate hydrogen
20 September 2017 The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has claimed a world first...

Giant solar plan for the Sahara is revived
13 September 2017 Plans for the Sahara region to export solar power to Europe have been...

EU lawmakers back 40% energy efficiency target for 2030
13 September 2017 A committee of the European Parliament has decided to raise the EU’s...

GGA adopts the Florence Declaration
13 September 2017 Government representatives of national members of the Global...

UK offshore wind price drops over 50% in 2 years
13 September 2017 UK government figures published on 11 September show that the price paid...

Saudi Arabian government seeks wind bids
13 September 2017 Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy has issued a request for proposals for...

UK announces CFD auction results
13 September 2017 The UK’s government has confirmed that over 3 GW of new renewable...

MHPS delivers Kusile boiler
13 September 2017 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has completed delivery of the first...

UK and China join forces on offshore wind
13 September 2017 Researchers from the UK and China are to join forces on the development...

Japanese consortium wins contract for Bangladesh coal plant
13 September 2017 A consortium of Japanese firms IHI, Toshiba and Sumitomo has won a...

‘World energy demand to plateau from 2030’ – DNV GL report
06 September 2017 ‘The world is approaching a watershed moment as energy demand is set...

ENTSO-E specs for power data exchange recognised internationally
06 September 2017 The ENTSO-E Common Grid Model Exchange Specification has now been adopted...

ABB to install solar inverters at 750 railway stations
06 September 2017 ABB has contracted to provide inverters for solar systems at 750...

$6 bn investment in Argentina's RE sector in prospect
06 September 2017 New market rules that will allow large power users to directly meet...

Sainshand wind park achieves financial close
06 September 2017 MPC Renewable Energies has achieved financial close amounting to...

Nexans orders new cable-laying vessel
06 September 2017 Nexans has ordered a new state-of-the-art cable laying vessel with a...

Siemens and ISA form global security partnership
06 September 2017 Siemens and the International Society of Automation have entered into...

August 2017


Wärtsilä awarded 220 MW power plant contract
30 August 2017 Wärtsilä will supply the engines for a new 220 MW baseload power plant to...

Burbo Bank to get 2MW storage facility
30 August 2017 ABB is to deliver a 2 MW battery energy storage system to support...

Japan’s nuke restart programme faces new challenges
27 August 2017 The governor of Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture has stated that he will...

Coal contribution drops to 135 year low in UK
27 August 2017 In July the UK’s remaining coal-fired power plants made their...

Greek court halts Evia construction
26 August 2017 A Greek court has placed a temporary halt on the construction of a wind...

Cuadrilla begins UK drilling operations
26 August 2017 Oil and gas firm Cuadrilla has started exploration activities at a...

US agency to fund Zambia wind farm study
26 August 2017 The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a $1.05 million...

Engie plans £50 million investment in Ffestiniog
26 August 2017 Engie has announced plans to refurbish the Ffestiniog pumped...

New kids on the block
21 August 2017 Building fabrics could soon be converting solar energy directly...

Wärtsilä to supply 300 MW plant to Summit Group
21 August 2017 Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Bangladesh-based Summit Group to...

RSPB revives legal battle over wind farms
21 August 2017 UK-based environmental group the RSPB has launched a new legal action...

Acciona secures 424 MW Mexico project
21 August 2017 Zuma Energia has awarded Acciona the engineering, procurement...

East Anglia Three approved
21 August 2017 ScottishPower Renewables says that it will use next-generation wind...

DTE plans new CCGT
21 August 2017 DTE Energy is making plans for the construction of a 1.1 GW natural gas...

Plans emerge for subsidy-free solar in Scotland
21 August 2017 A UK developer has revealed plans to build a large-scale solar farm...

Chinese coal giants may merge
14 August 2017 China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd and China Coal Energy Co Ltd, China's...

Senvion installs first prototype of 3.4M140 EBC low noise WTG
14 August 2017 Senvion has successfully completed the installation of the first 3MW...

New solar plant ‘will operate like a conventional power plant’
14 August 2017 A 150 MW solar thermal power plant is to built in South Australia...

Dong divests 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2
14 August 2017 Dong Energy is to sell 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, a 450 MW German...

Spanish capacity market faces legal challenge
13 August 2017 Two Spanish non-governmental organizations have submitted a complaint to...

1 GW solar farm gets green light
13 August 2017 Local government in Queensland, Australia, has given the go-ahead for...

PV developer plans 70 MW project in Ireland
13 August 2017 Lightsource Renewable Energy has applied for consent for the construction...

EIB supports Alliander upgrade
13 August 2017 Dutch network firm Alliander has signed a €300 million loan agreement...

Blyth foundation on track
13 August 2017 The Blyth offshore wind farm is on track to start generating energy at...

Siemens starts field tests of high efficiency GT technology
08 August 2017 Siemens has started field trials of its next generation gas...

Deepwater Wind proposes offshore wind-storage combo
08 August 2017 Deepwater Wind has unveiled plans to build the world’s largest offshore...

UK independent energy review announced
08 August 2017 An independent energy review has been announced by the UK Business and...

Demand pushes Spanish auction to 5 GW
08 August 2017 Some 5 GW of renewable energy capacity will be built in Spain following...

Itochu wins contract to expand Kalselteng
08 August 2017 Indonesia’s PLN has awarded a contract to expand the Kalselteng...

Crowdfunding backs French PV projects
08 August 2017 The most recent auction in France for large-scale solar PV has awarded...

‘Innovative energy’ competition announced
08 August 2017 The Carbon Trust will be running the new £9.2 million Industrial...

Australian state government makes wave funding call
08 August 2017 The government of Western Australia has opened a tender for the...

July 2017


‘Accident tolerant’ nuclear fuel to be launched
28 July 2017 General Atomics is collaborating with Westinghouse on a new...

Shake-up of UK electricity supply industry
28 July 2017 UK Business secretary Greg Clark has published a revised electricity...

Tanzania wins geothermal funding
28 July 2017 Tanzania is aiming to expand its geothermal energy sector after being...

Jinko investigates perovskite technology
28 July 2017 JinkoSolar and Greatcell Solar have signed an agreement that will...

Lightsource and Blackrock partner for UK solar assets
28 July 2017 Solar energy company Lightsource Renewable Energy and asset manager...

Marubeni consortium wins Indonesia contract
27 July 2017 A consortium of Marubeni, GE and PT Hutama Karya has been awarded a...

RWE plans 2.5 GW CCGT in UK
27 July 2017 RWE says it is preparing to start the planning process for the...

‘Waste contractor is diverting recyclable waste to WTE incinerator’ – GMB disclosure
24 July 2017 UK trade union GMB reports that it has been shown an email indicating...

Innovative traction power solution for UK rail network
24 July 2017 ABB has won a $20 million contract from Network Rail to provide a...

UK developer plans subsidy-free solar park
24 July 2017 Plans for the construction of a utility-scale solar farm that...

Wirsol teams with Renew Estate for Oz solar pipeline
24 July 2017 Wirsol Energy and Renew Estate have announced a partnership to develop...

Saudi Arabia plans 400 MW wind farm
24 July 2017 Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has...

Hywind turbine sets sail for Scotland
24 July 2017 The first turbine for the Hywind floating offshore wind farm is making...

Feasibility of converting Magnum plant to hydrogen to be studied
20 July 2017 Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed an MoU that they will...

Hackers threaten UK networks
20 July 2017 A leaked document from a UK intelligence agency suggests that the...

IEA sees global gas demand rising to 2022
14 July 2017 The global natural gas market is undergoing a major transformation, driven...

Siemens and AES JV to create new energy storage company
14 July 2017 Siemens and AES Corp have signed an agreement to form a new global...

UK government determined to quit Euratom
14 July 2017 The UK’s department responsible for overseeing the UK’s exit from...

Karpowership places large engine order
14 July 2017 Turkish energy company Karpowership has placed an order with MAN Diesel...

Multinationals add weight to renewables initiative
13 July 2017 An increasing number of global multinational brands are ‘realising...

Engie buys into UK offshore wind
13 July 2017 Engie has entered the UK’s offshore wind energy market with a deal to buy...

Rampal gets all-clear
13 July 2017 The government of Bangladesh says that it will go ahead with the...

Wärtsilä strikes “breakthrough” Iran deal
13 July 2017 Wärtsilä has struck a deal to supply two decentralised gas-fired power...

Dominion signs up Dong for offshore project
13 July 2017 Dominion Energy and Dong are to build 12 MW of offshore wind energy...

Tesla to build world’s largest Li-ion battery
07 July 2017 Tesla has contracted to build the world’s biggest lithium ion battery....

‘RE will be cheapest power in G20 countries’ – Greenpeace
07 July 2017 Wind energy and solar power will be the cheapest forms of power generation...

A2SEA acquired by GeoSea
07 July 2017 Dong Energy and Siemens have signed an agreement with Belgium based...

Aggreko moves into the storage business
07 July 2017 Power rental business Aggreko has announced a £40 million deal to...

Korean firms win Guam solar projects
07 July 2017 Korea Electric Power Corp (Kepco) and Hanwha Energy Corp have been...

Major progress on Turkana transmission line
07 July 2017 A power transmission line linking a large-scale wind farm in Kenya with...

Construction underway at Vietman WTE plant
07 July 2017 Construction has started on Vietnam’s first waste-to-energy plant,...

Southern Power mulls gas plant options
07 July 2017 Southern Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wärtsilä...

June 2017


‘The oceans are warming rapidly’ – new study
30 June 2017 A new analyusis confirms that although there is some uncertainty in...

Approval for largest solar farm in Western Australia
30 June 2017 Stellata Energy and Ingenious have announced the securing of...

Dong inaugurates Gode 1 and 2
30 June 2017 Dong Energy has officially inaugurated its Gode 1 and 2 offshore wind...

PLN plans new 240 MW peaking plant
30 June 2017 Indonesian utility PT PLN has signed a contract with a consortium of PT...

STEG signs EPC contract
30 June 2017 Société Tunisienne de l'Electricité et du Gaz (STEG) has signed an...

Sterling & Wilson wins Sweihan contracts
30 June 2017 The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) has awarded...

Eesti Energia trades in Poland
30 June 2017 Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office has issued Enefit, a subsidiary of...

Global O&M market ‘will hit $27.4 billion by 2025’
23 June 2017 The global wind operations and maintenance market is set to grow from...

GE’s Jeff Immelt to step down
23 June 2017 GE CEO and president Jeff Immelt is stepping down from his executive post...

Synthetic natural gas ‘could be carbon neutral’
23 June 2017 The discovery of a catalyst that makes it possible to use sunlight to...

US coalition proposes consensus climate solution
23 June 2017 A broad coalition of industrial firms, opinion leaders and...

Lyon Group launches tender for battery services
23 June 2017 Australian infrastructure firm Lyon Group has launched a tender for...

Centrica sells UK gas firing assets
23 June 2017 Energy firm Centrica is selling two gas-fired power plants in the UK and...

Vattenfall expands in UK
23 June 2017 Vattenfall has expanded its business operations in the UK by acquiring...

UK sector to work collectively on low carbon
23 June 2017 The UK’s Carbon Trust has brought together key energy companies in...

Energy transition is ‘unstoppable’ – Bloomberg latest report
16 June 2017 The just published New Energy Outlook from Bloomberg reveals a slew...

IRENA and SGCC to increase co-operation on energy transition
16 June 2017 IRENA and the State Grid Corporation of China have agreed to...

2 MW gas engine launched by Siemens
16 June 2017 Siemens has launched its new 2 MW gas engine, the E-series.

ABB hands over DolWin2 wind connection
16 June 2017 ABB has commissioned and handed over the DolWin2 offshore wind...

Pöyry maps hydro potential in W Africa
16 June 2017 Consulting firm Pöyry says that it has used groundbreaking data to map...

Access Power secures funding for Zambia wind project
16 June 2017 Renewable energy developer Access Power has secured grant funding from the...

Enbridge buys Albatros stake
16 June 2017 Canadian energy firm Enbridge has bought a 49.9 % stake in the...

AGL plans new power capacity
16 June 2017 Australia’s AGL Energy is to start construction later this year on a 210...

Global access to electricity has increased significantly in recent years
09 June 2017 The US Energy Information Administration’s reports that an examination of...

The US power sector is going green – ‘despite Trump’
09 June 2017 Energy consultant Arthur D Little argues that president Trump’s...

Floating offshore wind is on the brink of a European breakthrough
09 June 2017 Floating offshore wind is now a viable technology ready to be rolled out...

EIB to finance NordLink
09 June 2017 The European Investment Bank has signed a EUR 300 million loan agreement...

Plan for first Australian offshore wind farm welcomed
09 June 2017 The government of the Australian state of Victoria has welcomed plans for...

MHI Vestas launches 9.5 MW turbine
09 June 2017 MHI Vestas has officially launched an upgraded version of its V164...

Offshore wind leaders sign join statement
09 June 2017 Energy ministers and industry captains from Germany, Belgium and Denmark...

Ministers back carbon capture
09 June 2017 The IEA plans to carry out an analysis of current carbon capture,...

USA to pull out of Paris climate change agreement
02 June 2017 US president Donald Trump has announced that the USA is to withdraw from...

Three Mile Island to close down in 2019
02 June 2017 The Three Mile Island power plant in Pennsylvania, USA, will close in...

Launch of world’s first commercial plant to capture CO2 from air
02 June 2017 Climeworks has launched the world’s first commercial plant that...

Norway has key role in global energy security – IEA
02 June 2017 The IEA’s latest analysis of Norway’s energy market has concluded that...

Mainstream, GE finalise Phu Cuong deal
02 June 2017 The developers behind the 800 MW Phu Cuong wind farm in Vietnam are aiming...

Onshore wind costs 'will continue to decline'
02 June 2017 A new study of the costs of onshore wind energy predicts that the...

Construction starts at Sweihan
02 June 2017 Construction of a 1177 MW solar power plant in Abu Dhabi has started...

Sri Lanka approves solar-wind hybrid plant
02 June 2017 The Sri Lankan government has approved a proposal to develop a...

May 2017


Dong Energy sells off oil and gas division
26 May 2017 As part of the process of transforming the company into an...

World's largest floating PV plant is connected to the grid
26 May 2017 The Chinese firm Sungrow, a supplier of photovoltaic inverter systems,...

RE now employs 9.8 million people worldwide – IRENA report
26 May 2017 More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector...

Tesla launches local storage solution
26 May 2017 Tesla has launched a new idea, called ‘aggregation,’ which is aimed...

Brussels approves state aid for new gas plant
26 May 2017 The French government has been given permission by the European Commission...

Vattenfall plans construction of “biggest battery to date”
26 May 2017 Vattenfall has started detailed planning for the construction of a 22...

Guernsey offshore wind report is positive
26 May 2017 A feasibility study examining the potential for the development of...

Pacifico appoints Mott MacDonald
26 May 2017 Mott MacDonald will be owner’s engineer on the 258 MW Sakuto...

Community wind farms make their mark in German auction
26 May 2017 Strong competition in Germany’s first auction for onshore wind energy...

European emitters question the relevance of emissions trading
19 May 2017 The Thomson Reuters ‘Carbon Market Survey 2017’ finds that support...

New hope for onshore wind in the UK
19 May 2017 The governing Conservative party manifesto for the upcoming UK...

National Grid halts construction of Moorside connection
19 May 2017 Construction of a power line designed to serve a proposed new nuclear...

Coal plants in Korea face complete shut-down
19 May 2017 South Korea’s new president says he will force coal-fired power plants in...

RSPB challenge decision overruled
19 May 2017 A court in Scotland has overturned a ruling blocking consent for...

WPD seeks views on storage
19 May 2017 UK network operator Western Power Distribution (WPD) has launched...

Dong completes Burbo Bank
19 May 2017 Dong Energy has completed the installation of all 32 wind turbines at...

The European Commission is investigating EDF-Areva deal 
12 May 2017 The EU’s antitrust (monopolies) regulator, the Commission for Competition,...

Wind power investment is rising
12 May 2017 Wind energy companies raised a total of €43 billion in 2016 to finance...

Nova granted consent for new gas plant
12 May 2017 Regulators in New Zealand have granted consent for the construction of a...

Bhikki PP reaches completion in 18 months
12 May 2017 The second GE 9HA gas turbine to be installed in Pakistan has achieved...

Mobile substations to be deployed in Saudi Arabia
12 May 2017 Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply two mobile substations...

Feasibility study underway for tidal bridge
12 May 2017 Tidal Bridge BV, a joint venture of Strukton International and DEC,...

Ansaldo’s GT36 shows its paces in validation test
12 May 2017 Ansaldo Energia’s GT36 H-Class gas turbine has successfully completed...

Vattenfall starts up 230 MW wind farm in Wales
12 May 2017 Vattenfall has started full operations at its Pen y Cymoedd wind farm.

Barakah 1 completes construction phase
12 May 2017 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has completed...

EU clears tighter pollution control
05 May 2017 The European Union has approved a set of regulations aimed at...

Moorside nuclear plant 'on hold' 
05 May 2017 The plan to build a nuclear power station in Cumbria, UK, has been put...

India aims at 'all-electric car fleet by 2030' 
05 May 2017 The Indian government wants to entirely eliminate oil derivative fuelled...

EU network codes conference gets under way
05 May 2017 The various bodies involved in running Europe’s electricity grid are...

GE’s 9EMax GT upgrade achieves first fire
05 May 2017 GE’s Power Services 9EMax upgrade has completed initial validation...

California adds more storage
05 May 2017 San Diego Gas & Electric has placed orders for additional energy...

Toshiba starts up Mikawa biomass
05 May 2017 Toshiba has started commercial operation of its first ever biomass...

Northland completes Gemini ahead of schedule
05 May 2017 Northland Power has announced the completion of the Gemini offshore wind...

Wärtsilä has won contract to expand Turkish IPP
05 May 2017 Wärtsilä has signed a deal with a Turkish independent power producer (IPP)...

April 2017


Toshiba to split into four subsidiaries
28 April 2017 Toshiba Corp, parent of Westinghouse Electric, is to split itself into...

Strong outlook for wind power
28 April 2017 The Global Wind Energy Council has released its flagship publication...

UK’s first day without coal fired generation
28 April 2017 The Electricity Control Room at the UK’s National Grid has announced...

Siemens wins order for four industrial power plants
28 April 2017 Siemens has secured orders to supply a total of four turnkey industrial...

Solar PV is driving renewable energy growth
28 April 2017 Growth in the solar photovoltaics (PV) sector will help to drive...

GE completes LM acquisition
28 April 2017 GE has completed the acquisition of Danish wind turbine blade supplier...

Indonesian coal plant licence revoked
28 April 2017 An Indonesian court has ruled that the environmental permit granted for...

Larne CAES wins EU funding
28 April 2017 A proposed large-scale energy storage project in Northern Ireland has...

Polenergia’s Baltic 2 wind farm granted offshore permit
28 April 2017 A regional environmental permit has been awarded to Polenergia for the...

Proposal to investigate deep geothermal in Iceland announced
24 April 2017 Researchers will study the possibility of producing, for the first...

Sale of GIB to Macquarie is confirmed
24 April 2017 UK Climate Change and Industry minister Nick Hurd confirmed on 20 April...

Aquila acquires six hydro plants in Norway
24 April 2017 Alternative investment company Aquila Capital has acquired six...

South Australia gas plant plan attracts international interest
23 April 2017

EnBW wins offshore tender with zero-subsidy bid
23 April 2017 The He Dreiht offshore wind farm is to become the world’s first offshore...

Toshiba wins Tanjung Jati B expansion deal
23 April 2017 Toshiba has been awarded a major equipment supply contract for the...

Solarcentury boost LatAm pipeline
23 April 2017 Solarcentury has boosted its global solar power project pipeline with...

France sets floating wind tariff
19 April 2017 The first four floating offshore wind farms constructed off the coast...

Peabody emerges from Chapter 11
19 April 2017 Coal firm Peabody has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings...

 MAN Diesel & Turbo invests in 3D printing process
19 April 2017 MAN Diesel & Turbo is currently investing some €2.6 million ‘in order...

Toshiba ‘may not continue as a going concern’
19 April 2017 On 11 April, as it filed delayed financial results without auditor...

Total joins Mongstad CCS
19 April 2017 Oil giant Total has signed an agreement to participate in Norway’s...

Karot achieves financial close
19 April 2017 China Three Gorges has achieved financial close on its Karot...

E.ON makes second kite investment
19 April 2017 E.ON has committed to invest in the development of a demonstration site...

Lemur – getting bigger in Madagascar
19 April 2017 Lemur Holdings has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with...

TenneT to trial first ‘super cable’
13 April 2017 TenneT is planning to install a trial run of between two and four km...

Siemens launches 44 MW aeroderivative in mobile configuration
13 April 2017 A mobile 44MW unit designated SGT-A45 TR has been added to the Siemens...

World’s first digital distribution transformer launched by ABB
13 April 2017 ABB has launched what it says is the world’s first digital...

Direct drive WTG order for Siemens
13 April 2017 EDF Luminus has ordered nine direct drive wind turbines from Siemens for...

Tepco invests in Moixa Energy
13 April 2017 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings is to make a £500 000 equity...

Connected array of contracts for Prysmian
13 April 2017 Prysmian Group has been awarded two new contracts for offshore wind...

GE & HEI fire up second H class GT at Bhikki 
13 April 2017 An important, and rapid, milestone has been achieved with the first fire...

EU carbon market shows some GHG emissions success
05 April 2017 Greenhouse gas emissions from stationary installations regulated under...

Duke Energy sues for coal ash cleanup costs
05 April 2017 Duke Energy is attempting to recover some of the costs associated with...

Engie to sell NuGen Moorside stake
05 April 2017 Toshiba Corp has announced its intention to buy French power utility...

EU clears Kriegers Flak state aid
05 April 2017 The European Commission has granted Denmark permission to provide...

Mainstream wins CFD dispute
05 April 2017 Mainstream Renewable Power has won its appeal against the UK’s Low...

Joint venture plans 900 MW of wind energy for Norway
05 April 2017 Three Scandinavian firms have joined forces to develop a large pipeline...

Wärtsilä to supply PV hybrid in Burkina Faso
05 April 2017 Finnish company Wärtsilä has announced plans to supply a 15 MW...

Hanwha preps for 1 GW project in Turkey
05 April 2017 A consortium of Hanwha Q Cells and Kalyon Enerji Yatirimlari is to build a...

Siemens tests high-yield WTG
05 April 2017 Siemens' new direct-drive low wind turbine has reached the prototype...

March 2017


Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection
30 March 2017 Troubled American nuclear company Westnghouse has filed for Chapter...

2016 ‘a record year for renewables’
30 March 2017 Global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in...

Trump starts process of cancelling US Clean Power Plan
30 March 2017 On 28 March president Trump signed the Energy Independence Executive...

South Australia takes back control of energy market
30 March 2017 The government of South Australia has announced a radical plan that it...

Construction worker dies at wind farm site
30 March 2017 Construction of a 239 wind farm in Scotland has been halted while...

WElink signs EPC for 220 MW PV farm
30 March 2017 Construction of a 220 MW solar farm in Portugal is set to get under...

BOEM selects Avangrid for Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm
30 March 2017 Avangrid Renewables says that it is “very excited” to be playing a...

Thailand government determined to proceed with Krabi
30 March 2017 The Thai government has said that it will strengthen efforts to reduce...

Westinghouse calls in US bankruptcy lawyers
22 March 2017 Westinghouse Electric, the US nuclear power plant developer owned...

Huge losses at E.ON are ‘springboard for the future’
22 March 2017 German utility E.ON, has recorded a net loss of €16bn for 2016 — the...

TenneT and plan Power Link Island
22 March 2017 TenneT TSO BV, and TenneT TSO GmbH are to sign a...

Wood Group makes takeover offer for Amec FW
22 March 2017 Wood Group has agreed a £2.2 billion all-share offer for rival Amec...

CoGen and Peel plan EfW portfolio
22 March 2017 Peel Environmental and CoGen are exploring opportunities to develop...

Scottish government approves another floating wind farm
22 March 2017 The Scottish government has given the green light to a proposed...

Statoil, PNE propose new offshore wind developments
22 March 2017 Both Statoil and PNE Wind have proposed the construction of...

New UK pumped hydro scheme approved
22 March 2017 Construction of a new pumped storage hydropower scheme in the UK could...

GE & Caithness make $1bn H-class deal
09 March 2017

Major milestone for Siemens’ Egypt megaproject
09 March 2017 On 2 March German chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian president...

Asian banks back Indonesian coal plant
09 March 2017 A consortium of Asian banks is to provide the finance for the expansion...

‘Odds are against a US coal comeback’ – Duke CEO
09 March 2017 Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy, considers that “the economics [of...

E.ON boosts US energy storage business
09 March 2017 E.ON has announced plans to build two utility-scale battery projects in the USA.

Engie, EDPR submit wind bid
09 March 2017 Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have submitted a joint pre-qualification...

UK shortlists transmission link bidders
09 March 2017 UK energy regulator Ofgem has announced the shortlist of bidders competing...

E.ON introduces digital prosumer innovation
09 March 2017 E.ON has announced plans to introduce a “solar cloud” service that will...

China's fossil fuel emissions 'have stabilised'
02 March 2017 For the third consecutive year China is forecasting a significant drop in...

Green Bank sale hit by legal challenge
02 March 2017 Investment firm Sustainable Development Capital has launched a...

EU agrees €10 million package for NorthConnect
02 March 2017

Floating wind project gains first stage approval
02 March 2017 The Highland Council has given ipso facto approval to an application...

AES delivers Advancion BESS project
02 March 2017 AES Energy Storage has commissioned the world’s largest lithium ion...

EnergyAustralia considers seawater storage solution
02 March 2017 A major Australian energy retailer is investigating the feasibility...

Engie finds global partner to optimise assets
02 March 2017 Engie and Schneider Electric have signed an MOU to explore digital...

February 2017


Vestas reclaims top spot
27 February 2017 Danish wind power specialist Vestas has reclaimed the top spot in the...

SPP breaks the 50% wind barrier
27 February 2017 The Southwest Power Pool reports that a large swathe of central USA set...

IEA applauds New Zealand reforms
24 February 2017 New Zealand serves as a model for effective energy markets and secure...

Europe’s wind sector hits new record
24 February 2017 Investment in wind energy in Europe last year hit a record level of...

Enbridge joins EnBW for Hohe See
24 February 2017 Canadian energy giant Enbridge is to partner Germany’s EnBW in...

Wärtsilä signs landmark deal in China
24 February 2017 Wärtsilä has inked a deal to supply its first gas-fired medium-speed...

Tidal project appoints Mott MacDonald
24 February 2017 The developer of a proposed large-scale tidal barrier scheme in...

Toshiba chairman resigns
24 February 2017 Toshiba chairman Shigenori Shiga has resigned, following the...

EU ‘must shut all coal plants by 2030’ to meet climate pledges – new study
15 February 2017 The European Union will overshoot its Paris climate change...

US solar market grew 95% in 2016
15 February 2017 In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly...

Converting sunlight into fuel
15 February 2017 A technology being developed in South Australia holds out the prospect...

Dong Energy sets coal-free goal
15 February 2017 Dong Energy has strengthened its commitment to climate goal with a pledge...

France announces onshore tender
15 February 2017 The French government has announced plans to launch a 3 GW onshore...

Atlantis signs up to Wyre tidal project
15 February 2017 Development of a tidal energy project on the west coast of England is...

Deutsche Bank amends coal guidelines
15 February 2017 Deutsche Bank says it will reduce its exposure to thermal coal mining...

Enel commissions South Africa solar plants
15 February 2017 Italian utility Enel has brought two large-scale solar power plants...

Gas turbine blades – fresh off the printer
08 February 2017 Siemens has achieved a manufacturing breakthrough with the successful...

Fracking firm INEOS accused of bullying landowners
08 February 2017 INEOS, the UK’s leading fracking company, has been accused by Greenpeace...

European solar market 'is slowing down'
08 February 2017 Analysis of the European solar energy market shows that 1.56 GW of...

First Siemens 8 MW WTG is under test
08 February 2017 Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore...

MHI Vestas unveils uprated WTG platform
08 February 2017 Offshore wind tech firm MHI Vestas says that the uprated version of its 8...

EDF chooses supplier for 49 MW UK storage project
08 February 2017 EDF Energy Renewables has selected Nidec ASI to provide a 49 MW...

Equis expands into Australia
08 February 2017 Singapore-based Equis Energy has announced plans to invest A$400 million...

Greensmith delivers on AltaGas BESS
08 February 2017 Construction and commissioning of a 20 MW battery energy storage...

Vattenfall awards EOWDC contract
08 February 2017 Vattenfall has awarded a contract for assembling pioneering suction...

Global PV expansion will slow in 2017
01 February 2017 Analysis by the Germany-based market and economic research company...

MHPS Europe to reduce its workforce
01 February 2017 What is described as the challenging market situation for power...

Münster government issues Datteln 4 permit
01 February 2017 The Münster district government in Germay has issued the...

Toshiba may sell Westinghouse
01 February 2017 Electronics and machinery giant Toshiba Corp is considering selling its...

Offshore wind capacity in Europe grows to 12 GW
01 February 2017 2016 was a record year for investment in Europe’s offshore wind...

Enel moves in on storage firm
01 February 2017 Enel Green Power has purchased Demand Energy Networks, a USA-based...

Korea Midland will finance Gunsan biomass plant
01 February 2017 Construction of a 200 MW biomass plant in Korea is set to start after...

Emerson wins Lynemouth contract
01 February 2017 EPH Lynemouth Power has selected Emerson to help convert its coal-fired...

Apple plans 200 MW solar farm
01 February 2017 Apple and NV Energy have signed an agreement to build 200 MW of solar...

January 2017


IEA urges Poland to clean up its energy sector
25 January 2017 Poland's new energy strategy should put the country on a pathway towards...

New study shows that parts of USA are overheating
25 January 2017 A recent study published by scientists from the University of...

First order in China for Siemens largest GT
25 January 2017 Siemens has received its first order from China for the delivery of its...

China cancels 104 coal projects
25 January 2017 China’s National Energy Administration has issued an order suspending...

EGP plans US expansion
25 January 2017 Enel Green Power says it will almost double its operating capacity in the...

Masdar buys 25% stake in Hywind
25 January 2017 Masdar has bought a 25 per cent share of Hywind, a floating offshore...

NRG completes Petra Nova
25 January 2017 NRG says it has completed the construction of Petra Nova, the world’s...

Sembcorp secures Myanmar BOT
25 January 2017 Sembcorp Industries has reached a milestone in the development of a...

Ukraine power grid outage was caused by hacking
18 January 2017 An investigation into a December 2016 power outage in Ukraine has found...

Successful test of intelligent combustion system
18 January 2017 A newly developed system from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems which aims...

Hendry report endorses Swansea Bay tidal energy scheme
18 January 2017 An independent review of the scheme to generate tidal energy from...

DNV GL certifies 8 MW offshore prototype
18 January 2017 DNV GL has assessed Siemens’ new offshore turbine in development and...

Atlantis expands beyond tidal
18 January 2017 Atlantis Resources has announced plans to establish a new internal...

Global Energy wins Hexicon contract
18 January 2017 Dounreay Tri Ltd has awarded the contract for the construction of a...

SunEdison yieldco sells UK solar projects
18 January 2017 TerraForm Power, a subsidiary of bankrupt solar firm SunEdison, has sold...

Vattenfall plans Thanet 2
18 January 2017 Vattenfall has unveiled plans to extend its existing Thanet offshore...

ABB completes HVDC link upgrade for Hydro-Québec
18 January 2017 ABB has completed a major upgrade of the 350 MW Madawaska high-voltage...

ABB wins $640 m transmission mega-deal
11 January 2017 ABB has teamed up with India’s national electricity grid operator...

Evidence of Russian hacking found in Vermont power utility computer
11 January 2017 Computer code connected to Russian cyberattacks by US intelligence...

Hendry review ‘will support Swansea Bay scheme’
11 January 2017 Plans for a pioneering tidal power lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales, are...

MHPS unveils 'the world's most efficient GT'
11 January 2017 MHPS says that the release of its M501JAC, a new J-series air-cooled...

Dong Energy divests 50% of Race Bank
11 January 2017 Dong Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Race Bank, a 573...

GE announces launch of new LM6000
11 January 2017 GE has launched the latest version of its aeroderivative gas turbine,...

Macquarie ‘could be poised to asset strip UK Green Investment Bank’
11 January 2017 Greenpeace says that it has uncovered evidence of a potential preparation...

World’s first power electronic fault current limiter to be deployed in London
05 January 2017 ABB is partnering with UK Power Networks in the PowerFul-CB project that...

Tesla and Panasonic co-operate to manufacture PV cells
05 January 2017 Tesla and Panasonic have finalised an agreement to begin the manufacturing...

Cape Wind hits new hitch
05 January 2017 The firm developing an offshore wind farm off the coast of...

EDF buys into China's wind sector
05 January 2017 EDF has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in UPC Asia...

Fluor gets the nod for Greensville CC plant
05 January 2017 Fluor Corporation is to build a new combined cycle power plant in Virginia, USA.

Nova Olinda build is under way
05 January 2017 Construction of its 292 MW solar farm in Brazil has started, Enel Green...

Wave energy converter reaches final validation stage
05 January 2017 Ocean Power Technologies is one step closer to the commercial launch of...

December 2016


Trump team hints at energy department witch-hunt
21 December 2016 Advisers to US president-elect Donald Trump are reported to be...

Japan to provide $8.7 bn towards UK nuke build
21 December 2016 The Japanese government has made an arrangement with the UK government...

€438 m loan for renewable energy in Belgium
21 December 2016 The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to support construction of the...

Mount Coffee hydropower plant restarts
21 December 2016 Following extensive upgrades, the Mount Coffee run-of-river hydro plant...

Shell consortium wins Borssele wind contract
20 December 2016 A consortium led by Shell is to build the second wind farm in the...

NY State seeks offshore expertise
20 December 2016 The US state of New York is seeking experts and consultants to help...

Bill Gates unveils clean investment plan
20 December 2016 Microsoft founder Bill Gates has brought together a group of...

Centrica plans new UK capacity
20 December 2016 Centrica plc has announced plans to build several new power...

Kite secures £5 million wind technology investment
20 December 2016 UK firm Kite Power Solutions (KPS) has secured £5 million of new...

Coal demand growth will stagnate for 5 years – IEA report
13 December 2016 Growth in global coal demand will stall over the next five years as...

Trump picks climate change denier to lead EPA
13 December 2016 US president-elect Donald Trump has chosen Scott Pruitt, the...

Uncertainty over the future of the Culham tokamak
13 December 2016 The future of the world's largest fusion tokamak experiment is in...

Commission releases details of energy package
12 December 2016 The European Commission has released the text of its long-awaited...

German utilities win nuclear case
12 December 2016 Germany’s energy utilities will be able to claim compensation from...

Hendry completes tidal lagoon review
12 December 2016 A former UK energy minister has completed a review of tidal lagoon...

South Africa switches on to landfill gas
12 December 2016 Energy Systems has begun operations at the first of five...

Google ahead on its renewables targets
12 December 2016 Google will reach 100 per cent renewable energy in its global operations...

Samruk Energy to auction electricity assets
06 December 2016 Kazakhstan's Samruk Energy is planning a two-stage tender for the sale...

Storm damage may cause UK capacity shortfall
06 December 2016 Storm Angus, which struck the southern UK in the last week of November,...

Turbine, generator and boiler markets set to decline
06 December 2016 The global market for boilers, turbines, and generators will decrease...

Chinese government backs fuel cell development
05 December 2016 Air quality concerns and environmental commitments are leading China to...

AMEC FW wins ITER contracts
05 December 2016 AMEC Foster Wheeler is to lead a study to discover how best to...

Active Energy marks CoalSwitch milestone
05 December 2016 Active Energy has started construction of a new production facility in...

Japanese authorities approve offshore wind design
05 December 2016 Principle Power’s floating offshore wind turbine design has been approved...

China maintains its lead in PV sector
05 December 2016 Global solar photovoltaic capacity will reach almost 295 GW in 2016,...

November 2016


Cape Sharp tidal turbine generates first power
29 November 2016 North America’s most powerful tidal turbine, an OpenHydro 2MW machine, is...

Siemens and LO3 Energy to collaborate on blockchain microgrids
29 November 2016 Siemens and LO3 Energy are collaborating in the field of...

Construction under way at Germany’s 'most flexible power plant'
29 November 2016 Stadtwerke Kiel’s management board has given the go-ahead for a...

SNC-Lavalon wins Altucha NPP pre-contract
29 November 2016 SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a pre-project contract from...

Commercial thermal storage for wind energy under development
29 November 2016 Aong with several partners Siemens is researching an energy storage...

40 die in China power plant disaster
29 November 2016 It has been confirmed that at least 40 people have died after a platform at...

Canada accelerates coal phase-out
29 November 2016 Canada’s environment ministry says that the country will phase out...

France expands its offshore wind tender
29 November 2016 France has expanded its offshore wind tender to include an area off...

Adani plans expansion in Australia
29 November 2016 Indian infrastructure giant Adani is to develop solar power plants...

Aquila expands in Sweden
29 November 2016 Aquila Capital has announced its second wind energy investment in Sweden...

FERC proposes new rule to increase participation of storage
23 November 2016 The USA’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed a new rule...

Flatlining carbon emissions highlight slowdown in power demand – GlobalData report
23 November 2016 Global carbon emissions caused by energy production remained steady in...

IEA calls for new LNG rules
23 November 2016 The IEA sees LNG demand picking up but it also believes that for this...

Wärtsilä to supply a 101 MW power plant to Argentina
23 November 2016 Wärtsilä has won a €75 million contract to supply a 101 MW ‘Smart...

Paris climate pledges will not be enough – IEA
23 November 2016 The IEA believes that the pledges made under the Paris climate agreement...

Germany’s demand response scheme approved
22 November 2016 The European Commission has approved a scheme in Germany that aims to...

Rampion array is taking shape
22 November 2016 All 116 foundations at the Rampion offshore wind farm have been installed...

Atlantis marks MeyGen milestone
22 November 2016 First power has been produced from the MeyGen tidal energy project site...

PPC sells grid stake
22 November 2016 Greece’s Public Power Corporation has agreed to sell a minority stake in...

WEO 2016 sees ‘broad transformations in the energy landscape’
16 November 2016 The IEA's latest 'World Energy Outlook' predicts a transformation of...

First combination of wind and pumped storage
16 November 2016 Voith is to deliver the pump turbines for this special project - the...

OAS and ORE Catapult join forces
16 November 2016 Ocean Array Systems is to use the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s 7...

UK sets out plans for renewables support
15 November 2016 The UK government has announced plans to support a range of...

Vattenfall wins Kriegers Flak bid
15 November 2016 Vattenfall has won the tender to build the Kriegers Flak offshore wind...

Dong to exit oil and gas
15 November 2016 Dong Energy has confirmed plans to exit from the oil and gas sector and...

NTPC adds solar field to Dadri coal plant
15 November 2016 India’s National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has announced plans to...

UK, India ink solar partnership
15 November 2016 The prime ministers of India and the UK have unveiled plans to develop...

China's NEA reduces its 2020 solar target
08 November 2016 China’s National Energy Administration has announced a solar energy target...

Large part of French nuclear fleet shut down
08 November 2016 A large proportion of France’s nuclear fleet has been shut down...

Tajikistan suffers major blackout
08 November 2016 Most of Tajikistan was hit by a blackout on October 28, following...

ABB wins $40 million TX order in China
08 November 2016 ABB has won an order worth over $40 million to provide power equipment...

Mainstream sets up finance arm
07 November 2016 Mainstream Renewable Power has established a new business unit to help...

Oil companies plan clean energy fund
07 November 2016 A group of seven oil majors has announced plans to establish a clean...

Intra Energy signs deal for Tanzania project
07 November 2016 Intra Energy Corporation (IEC) has signed a memorandum of understanding...

EBRD will finance Jordan wind plant
07 November 2016 One of the first wind power plants to be developed in Jordan will...

Panda commissions shale gas power plant
07 November 2016 The first power plant designed to take advantage of natural gas...

Substantial fall in offshore wind generating costs
01 November 2016 Auction programmes in The Netherlands and Denmark have added major impetus...

Offshore wind power boom expected
01 November 2016 Offshore wind power has the potential to grow from only 13 GW in 2015 to...

The IEA raises its five-year renewables growth forecast
01 November 2016 The International Energy Agency has significantly increased its...

Dresser-Rand to supply turbo-gensets for Zohr gas field
01 November 2016 Siemens’ Dresser-Rand business has received an order from Egypt-based...

Wärtsilä contracts for 92 MW power plant in Argentina
01 November 2016 Wärtsilä is to supply a 92 MW gas-fired baseload power plant to...

October 2016


UNESCO calls for Rampal relocation
31 October 2016 UNESCO has joined a campaign calling for the government of Bangladesh...

Nepal, Bangladesh sign hydropower deal
31 October 2016 The governments of Nepal and Bangladesh have announced a deal to...

Tidal Energy goes into administration
31 October 2016 A buyer is being sought for Wales-based Tidal Energy Limited (TEL) after...

300 MW PV project proposed
31 October 2016 Reach Solar Energy has put forward plans for the construction of...

Dyesol signs LOI on perovskite technology
31 October 2016 Australian solar tech firm Dyesol has signed a letter of intent with...

Russia signs nuclear agreement with Paraguay
25 October 2016 Russia and Paraguay have signed a memorandum of understanding on...

Transformers market will be worth $16.6 billion by 2020
25 October 2016 The global distribution transformers market is set to rise from...

Oxford PV attracts finance for perovskite technology
25 October 2016 Oxford Photovoltaics has closed a £21 million funding round that will help...

ETI to investigate use of salt caverns for gas storage
25 October 2016 The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a project to examine...

Japanese firms agree deal for IGCC plants
25 October 2016 Tepco and Mitsubishi have established two joint venture companies...

Construction of 2000 MW gas plant will go ahead
25 October 2016 Development of a 2000 MW gas-fired power plant in India’s Gujurat state...

E.ON strengthens its renewables position in USA
25 October 2016 E.ON has started the construction of a 278 MW wind farm in Illinois,...

China Three Gorges buys Duke Energy’s Brazilian operations
20 October 2016 China Three Gorges Corporation is paying US$1.2 billion to buy Duke...

Collaborative research is 'advancing wind energy' – IEA
20 October 2016 More than 85% of lworldwide wind capacity resides in the...

Boosting renewables in cities ‘is vital’
20 October 2016 Boosting renewables in cities is vital to achieving climate and...

World’s most powerful tidal turbine installed
20 October 2016 The world’s most powerful tidal turbine has been installed at the...

Tepco plans a digital transformation
20 October 2016 GE Power and Tepco Fuel & Power have signed a memorandum of...

First Solar commissions Shams Ma'an project
19 October 2016 First Solar has completed construction of the Middle East’s largest...

JFE wins CFB order
19 October 2016 JFE Engineering Corp. is to build a 75 MWe biomass power plant in Japan...

Cubico wins Mexico PPAs
19 October 2016 Cubico Sustainable Investments has won power purchase agreements for 540...

European firms call for an end to MIPs
19 October 2016 Over 400 companies have signed a letter to the European Commission...

WEC issues decarbonisation warning
12 October 2016 Ahead of the 23rd World Energy Congress the World Energy Council has issued...

New report indicates 1300 GW of coal firing in 2040
12 October 2016 A new report from consultants Pöyry ('Pöyry Point of View') suggests...

South Australia blackout was caused by storms
11 October 2016 A preliminary report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)...

Rentel wind farm reaches financial close
11 October 2016 The 309 MW Rentel offshore wind farm has reached financial close,...

South Africa details LNG-to- power programme
11 October 2016 South Africa’s Department of Energy (DOE) has released long-awaited...

BNDES shifts its focus to renewables
11 October 2016 Brazil’s development bank says it will no longer fund new coal or oil...

UK gives OK to shale gas extraction
11 October 2016 The UK government has given the go-ahead for four exploratory shale gas...

EDF's credit rating downgraded
05 October 2016 Standard & Poor (S&P Global) has downgraded the credit rating of...

Swansea Bay turbine tender launched
05 October 2016 The Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project has launched a tender for the design...

ABB and Fluor in substation partnership
05 October 2016 ABB and Fluor have formed a global strategic partnership for the execution...

Schaeffler and IBM enter strategic partnership
05 October 2016 As part of its "Mobility for tomorrow" strategy, Schaeffler is digitising...

Pöyry awarded consultancy for ultra-supercritical in Indonesia
05 October 2016 PT Bhumi Jati Power has awarded Pöyry a technical consulting...

ETI assesses small modular reactors
05 October 2016 Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) could be operating in the UK by 2030 with...

Mainstream partnership targets Vietnam
05 October 2016 Mainstream Renewable Power and GE are teaming up to develop large-scale...

Mexico confirms renewables winners
05 October 2016 Authorities in Mexico have awarded contracts for the construction of...

Ohio consents new CCGT
05 October 2016 Regulators in Ohio, USA, have approved plans for the construction of a...

SheerWind licenses wind technology
05 October 2016 A novel wind turbine technology is set to be deployed in South Dakota,...

September 2016


ABB to sell its cable business to NKT
27 September 2016 NKT Cables is to acquire ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business...

Nexans claims ‘triple milestone’ in HVDC
27 September 2016 Nexans' XPLE HVDC design has now fully qualified for 320 kV...

Siemens starts transfer of F-class know-how
27 September 2016 Siemens has entered the first phase of a bilateral contract with...

Megawatt-scale fuel cell commissioned in Mannheim
26 September 2016 E.On and FuelCell Energy Solutions have successfully commissioned a 1.4...

IEA urges Japan to act on emissions
26 September 2016 The IEA judges that Japan’s energy system has shown “great resilience”...

Total sees a future in AutoGrid
26 September 2016 Total Energy Ventures has acquired an interest in AutoGrid, a smart grid...

Vestas gains ground in Indonesian deal
26 September 2016 Vestas wind turbines will be used in a 60 MW Indonesian wind power...

CFB order for Tees Renewable
26 September 2016 The Tees Renewable energy plant will be equipped with the world’s...

USA wins solar trade case
20 September 2016 The World Trade Organisation appeals body has issued a report affirming a...

Heysham 2 completes record breaking continuous run
20 September 2016 Heysham 2 nuclear power station’s record-breaking reactor has been taken...

Nexans to supply cables for first 66 kV offshore array
20 September 2016 Nexans cable technology has been selected by VBMS for Blyth...

USA outlines ambitious offshore goals
20 September 2016 The US government has published a National Offshore Wind Strategy...

GE and EDL sign hydropower MoU
20 September 2016 GE and Electricite du Laos (EDL) have signed an MoU to launch joint...

Five shortlisted for Burbo Bank link
20 September 2016 UK energy regulator Ofgem has shortlisted five bidders in a tender for...

CFB order for Amec-FW
20 September 2016 JGC Corporation has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a contract to design...

Lewis Wind buys Uisenis wind farm
20 September 2016 Lewis Wind Power – a joint venture of Amec Foster Wheeler and EDF...

Hinkley Point C NPP will go ahead
19 September 2016 The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is to proceed after the UK...

First multi-megawatt tidal array unveiled
13 September 2016 Europe’s tidal energy industry reached an important milestone on 12...

US solar expanded by over 2 GW in Q2 2016
13 September 2016 The USA’s solar installation businesses added 2051 MW of PV capacity in...

Philippines government reconsiders the nuclear option
13 September 2016 The Philippines government is considering the possibility of taking out...

Australian government seeds clean energy investment
13 September 2016 Australia's government has announced the creation of a A$20 million...

MidAmerican gets approval for Wind XI
13 September 2016 MidAmerican Energy is finalising plans to start the construction of a 2000...

New solar tool 'reduces developer risks'
13 September 2016 Vaisala has launched a new tool aimed at helping developers and operators...

Octopus backs smart grid firm
12 September 2016 UK-based fund manager Octopus Investments has invested in...

Valmet secures HOFOR contract
12 September 2016 Valmet has won a €150 million order for the delivery of a...

USA and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal
06 September 2016 The United States and China, the two biggest emitters of greenhouse...

Hinkley Point deal ‘out of date and too expensive’
06 September 2016 The head of energy major ScottishPower has emphatically joined the...

Brush with a world record
06 September 2016 Brush Group has reached a major milestone in its power generation history...

US DOE funds EGS research
05 September 2016 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $29 million of funding...

Innogy buys Belectric
05 September 2016 RWE’s Innogy SE unit says it will “instantly” become an international...

Eggborough plans new combined cycle gas plant
05 September 2016 Eggborough Power has put forward plans to demolish the Eggborough...

Nova Innovation connects first commercial tidal array
05 September 2016 Nova Innovation has started operating the world’s first...

First turbine installed at Galway
05 September 2016 SSE has marked a key milestone in the development of the Galway wind...

August 2016


Huge offshore wind research programme launched
26 August 2016 Vattenfall has launched a €3mn scientific research programme aimed...

Hinkley Point – UK ‘is looking for a way out’
26 August 2016 A UK newspaper reports that Whitehall officials reviewing the Hinkley...

Significant upgrade of Buenos Aires CCGT
26 August 2016 GE has signed an extension of its multi-year maintenance agreement...

Establishment of marine energy centre in SE Asia
26 August 2016 Researchers at Robert Gordon University have won £166k in funding to...

Chilean auction selects winners
26 August 2016 Chile’s National Energy Commission (CNE) has awarded contracts for...

Vattenfall is going more renewable
26 August 2016 Vattenfall has purchased an offshore wind development project in the...

Tees bio-plant completes financing
26 August 2016 The developers of the world’s largest new-build biomass plant have...

Brazilian government consents 482 MW wind farm
26 August 2016 Brazil’s Institute of the Environment (Ibama) has awarded planning consent...

E.ON starts construction of Arkona
26 August 2016 The Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea has moved from...

World’s largest windfarm receives planning consent
21 August 2016 The world’s largest offshore windfarm, the 1800 MW Hornsea Project Two,...

Catapult delivers first blade erosion measurement campaign
21 August 2016 The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has successfully delivered...

Two new partners for Teesside CCS project
21 August 2016 Teesside Collective, an industrial CCS project based in the northeast of...

Water recycling technology for coal-fired power plant
21 August 2016 GE is to supply its zero discharge wastewater treatment equipment for...

Senvion acquires Kenersys assets in India
21 August 2016 Senvion has signed definitive agreements to acquire the wind turbine...

HV switchgear for world’s highest dam
21 August 2016 Siemens is supplying two gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear sets for...

Vestas receives 100 MW order in Michigan
21 August 2016 Vestas has received an order from Sempra US Gas & Power for 29 V126-3.45...

Australian government moves to block a national asset sale
12 August 2016 The Australian government in the form of its recently appointed...

MHPS combines EMEA power businesses
12 August 2016 Thermal power plant constructor Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has...

E.ON adds Colbeck's Corner to its renewables portfolio
12 August 2016 With Colbeck's Corner, E.ON is putting a new industrial-scale onshore...

First Solar wins 160 MW in module contracts in Turkey
12 August 2016 First Solar has announced that the booking of 160 MW of photovoltaic...

Modules for first HRSG are on the way to Egypt
12 August 2016 The modules for the first HRSG for installation at the giant Beni Suef...

Senvion aiming for €2.3 bn revenues in 2016
12 August 2016 With Q2 revenues up 7% wind turbine manufacturer Senvion says its growth...

Ansaldo-Siemens dispute is settled in Ansaldo’s favour
08 August 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitral Tribunal has issued a...

UK renewables rise to record high
08 August 2016 The latest DUKES report shows that the renewables component in the UK's...

The Hinkley saga rages on
08 August 2016 Claims and counter claim concerning EDF’s advance knowledge or otherwise...

Australia's RE agency to road test wind-solar hybrid
07 August 2016 The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) hopes that the construction...

Brazil’s environment agency rejects plans for Tapajos dam
07 August 2016 Brazil’s Federal Environmental Agency (IBAMA) has officially announced...

UK plans new offshore transmission tender
07 August 2016 UK energy market regulator Ofgem says it will hold the next...

Sumitomo joins Macquarie in Galloper project
07 August 2016 Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation has signed a contract to invest in the...

Lightsource connects CFD project
07 August 2016 Lightsource Renewable Energy has started operations at the 12 MW Charity...

July 2016


Hinkley – now you see it, now you don’t
29 July 2016 Despite expectations, the Hinkley Point NPP on-off saga continues.

FORESEA first call for support package applications
29 July 2016 The €11m FORESEA programme opened its first call for support...

Ansaldo Energia awarded Euro 80 m contracts in Indonesia
29 July 2016 Ansaldo Energia has received Notices to Proceed on two contracts signed...

Record investment in European offshore wind
29 July 2016 A record €14 billion was invested in Europe’s offshore wind energy sector...

Vattenfall commits to EOWDC
29 July 2016 Vattenfall has announced it will invest £300 million in the construction...

Forum calls for CCS funding
29 July 2016 Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) deployment must be progressed as an...

France awards floating wind tenders
29 July 2016 The French government has awarded contracts for the country’s first...

Malaysian combine wins bid for Bangladesh coal plant
29 July 2016 Development of a $2.5 billion coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh has...

Hottest June on record marks accelerated global warming
22 July 2016 US agencies Nasa and Noaa report that the average global temperature in...

Hinkley Point C – final decision on 28 July
22 July 2016 EDF's board of directors will meet on 28 July and make the final...

Legal challenge could scupper offshore wind plans
22 July 2016 The future of four major offshore wind projects in Scotland is in doubt...

UK parliament to investigate market failures
22 July 2016 Lawmakers in the UK have launched a new inquiry into the country’s...

ABB wins $300 m orders to supply first UHVDC link
22 July 2016 Contracts worth $300 million to supply equipment for a record breaking...

Total completes Saft acquisition
22 July 2016 Total has completed its 'friendly' takeover of battery maker Saft after...

AfDB loan boosts Ethiopian power sector
22 July 2016 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $104 million loan to...

Enel wins Indonesian geothermal tender
22 July 2016 Enel is to invest up to $30 million in the exploration phase of a...

UK scraps its Climate Change department
18 July 2016 The newly appointed UK prime minister Theresa May has sent a clear...

Major shifts in global gas trade expected
18 July 2016 The next five years will bring a reshaping of the global gas trade,...

ABB wins two grid strengthening contracts
18 July 2016 ABB has won an order worth more than $30million from Norway’s...

Siemens signs co-operation agreement with UNE
18 July 2016 Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cuban...

EDF targets Chinese wind sector
18 July 2016 EDF has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in UPC Asia...

Cape Wind project delayed over bird strike fears
18 July 2016 The firm developing an offshore wind farm off the coast of...

OPT wave energy converter reaches final validation stage
18 July 2016 Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) says it is one step closer to the...

Fluor gets go ahead for Greensville
17 July 2016 Fluor Corporation is to build a new combined cycle power plant in...

Nova Olinda build starts
17 July 2016 Construction of a 292 MW solar farm in Brazil has started, Enel Green...

Hinkley cost to taxpayer ‘will rise sharply’
11 July 2016 According to a UK government advisory published on 7 July the total...

Hassyan signs major clean coal contract with Harbin and GE
10 July 2016 Hassyan Energy Co, a joint venture of DEWA and ACWA Power Harbin Holding...

Multi-rotor wind turbine produces first kWh
10 July 2016 Vestas has announced that its multi-rotor wind turbine demonstration...

State Grid confirms CPFL deal
10 July 2016 China's State Grid Corporation says it is to buy a majority stake in...

Dong wins Borssele concessions
10 July 2016 Dong Energy has set a new record low for the price of offshore wind energy...

India's MNRE to study prospects for floating solar plants
10 July 2016 India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched a study...

Carrington rapid response plant nears completion
10 July 2016 UK Power Reserve's Carrington gas fired power station is nearing...

Wärtsilä awarded Argentine contracts
10 July 2016 Wärtsilä has signed deals to develop 382 MW of capacity in Argentina as...

North American governments make clean energy pledge
01 July 2016 The political leaders of the USA, Canada and Mexico have announced a...

PGCIL will have largest Statcom in India
01 July 2016 Siemens has received an order to deliver Statcom reactive power...

60 MW wind contract for Senvion
01 July 2016 Senvion has secured a contract for the delivery and installation of 30...

MHPS to supply STs for 120 MW waste-to-energy plant
01 July 2016 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received an order for two steam...

MAN strengthens its foothold in China
01 July 2016 From 2017, two MAN Diesel & Turbo combined heat and power packages...

UK commits to fifth carbon budget
01 July 2016 The UK government has approved an ambitious carbon budget for...

Dong will build Borkum Riffgrund 2
01 July 2016 Dong Energy is to go ahead with the construction of the Borkum Riffgrund...

Masdar consortium wins 800 MW solar project
01 July 2016 A consortium led by Masdar has won a contract to build a giant 800 MW...

Wärtsilä acquires Weir unit
01 July 2016 Wärtsilä has acquired Weir American Hydro from the Weir Group in a bid...

June 2016


Siemens and Gamesa to merge their wind businesses
24 June 2016 Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens'...

Final energy market reforms for the UK published
24 June 2016 The UK's Competitions and Markets Authority has concluded its energy...

Vietnam investigates offshore potential
23 June 2016 Phu Cuong Group (PCG) has started investigating the feasibility...

PSEG breaks ground on new gas plant
23 June 2016 Construction has started on a new natural gas fired combined cycle...

Hive secures Cuba contract
23 June 2016 British solar firm Hive has won a contract to deliver Cuba's...

GE invests in residential storage firm
23 June 2016 GE Ventures has announced an investment in sonnen, a...

AES sells Brazilian distributor
23 June 2016 CPFL Energia has agreed to buy a power distributor based in southern...

Bouchain CC plant clocks up new world record efficiency
20 June 2016 EDF's Bouchain combined cycle plant - the first commercial application...

Areva details its $9 billion restructuring plan
17 June 2016 Loss-making French nuclear engineering group Areva has announced details of...

Sweden abolishes nuclear tax
17 June 2016 On 10 June the Swedish parliament voted to abolish its tax on nuclear...

Carbon dioxide levels are forecast to exceed the 400 ppm limit
17 June 2016 Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide will break through the...

Australia and India will 'fall short on Paris deal' - IChemE report
16 June 2016 Several countries that are considered key emitters of greenhouse gases...

TenneT proposes North Sea "hub and spoke" concept
16 June 2016 TenneT says that development of energy infrastructure in the North Sea...

Zambia sets new benchmark for solar bid price
16 June 2016 Zambia has set a new benchmark for low cost solar energy in Africa,...

Bokpoort sets solar record
16 June 2016 A thermal solar power plant in South Africa has set a new record...

CarbFix demonstrates CO2 storage success
16 June 2016 A team of scientists from Iceland has demonstrated a new technique...

PPA signed for Dubai's first coal plant
13 June 2016

Dong IPO is largest of the year to date
13 June 2016 Shares in Dong Energy rose 10% on 9 June as the state-owned Danish...

Weak demand prompts trading shift in gas trading
13 June 2016 Patterns in global natural gas trade will see a major shift in the next...

An 8.3 MW giant awakens
13 June 2016 By 2018 there will be a new holder of the title 'heavyweight champion of...

Enel, PLN seek opportunities in Indonesia
13 June 2016 Enel says it will develop an operational presence in Indonesia after...

EDF embarks on Blyth construction
13 June 2016 EDF Energy Renewables has started construction work on Blyth, an...

EU states pledge offshore support
13 June 2016 Energy ministers from ten EU states have signed an agreement...

Access shortlists prize projects
12 June 2016 Access Power has drawn up a shortlist of five renewable energy projects...

Nexans achieves two deep sea cable records
06 June 2016 Nexans has completed installation of the world's longest and deepest 420...

Prysmian hands over 'cable of records'
06 June 2016 On 31 May Prysmian Group announced that the EHV power cable link...

Vattenfall to build Denmark´s largest offshore wind farm
06 June 2016 Vattenfall is about to start construction of the offshore wind farm Horns...

ABB wins contract to strengthen Indonesia's power infrastructure
06 June 2016 ABB has won an $11 million order from PLN Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN)...

Rosenergoatom has expansion plans
06 June 2016 Russian nuclear utility Rosenergoatom, a subsidiary of state...

Posco Pohang steam generation to be significantly uprated
06 June 2016 GE has signed an agreement with Toshiba to retrofit four of its...

US Army goes solar
06 June 2016 The first of June marked the start of operations of a new 30 MW solar...

UK review of tidal lagoons: call for evidence
06 June 2016 The UK's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has initiated...

May 2016


Donald Trump 'would end Paris climate deal'
27 May 2016 Presumptive Republican nominee in the US presidential race Donald Trump...

Prysmian sets two new high voltage records for DC cable
27 May 2016 Prysmian Group reports that it has successfully developed and tested its...

La Nina could cause UK price spikes
27 May 2016 Analysis by Bloomberg News suggests that the incoming weather system...

Fire reported at Ivanpah
26 May 2016 A generating tower at the Ivanpah solar thermal array was shut down in...

Nordic utilities call for stronger ETS
26 May 2016 Three Nordic region utilities have called for action to strengthen the...

Beatrice partners achieve financial close
26 May 2016 SSE, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and SDIC Power have given...

Renesola plans Turkish solar pipeline
26 May 2016 Renesola has formed a partnership with UCK Group that will see the...

Mott MacDonald advises on Scaling Solar initiative
26 May 2016 Mott MacDonald has been advising the International Finance Corporation on...

2016 likely to be the hottest year on record
20 May 2016 The latest monthly report from NASA shows that April 2016 was the...

Milestone reached for world's largest CCGT plant
20 May 2016 On 19 May Siemens marked with a special ceremony the arrival of four...

ETI identifies cost effective CCS sites off the UK coast
20 May 2016 A new report produced for the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)...

UK government MPs support Swansea tidal lagoon project
20 May 2016 Recent research shows very strong backing for the Swansea Bay Tidal...

IEA urges Belgian government to act on energy policy
20 May 2016 The International Energy Agency has urged Belgium to adopt a national...

Mainstream to fight CFD contract termination
20 May 2016 Mainstream has opted to dispute a decision by the UK's Low Carbon...

Dudgeon secures financial close
20 May 2016 The developers of one of the world's largest offshore wind farms...

Wärtsilä wins Bangladesh contracts
20 May 2016 Wärtsilä has won two contracts to supply new power plants to Bangladesh.

HeliosAltas to deliver small hydro technology to the Philippines
19 May 2016 HeliosAltas Corporation has secured an exclusive distribution and...

GE acquires Doosan's HRSG business
13 May 2016 GE Power has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the heat recovery...

Dong Energy launches share offering
13 May 2016 Dong Energy, one of the most prominent companies in offshore wind power,...

Paris Agreement injects optimism into carbon markets despite falling prices
13 May 2016 Thomson Reuters 2016 Point Carbon Market Survey suggests that the...

Primary energy consumption continues to rise
13 May 2016 The US Energy Information Administration's International Energy Outlook...

Europe slips down the renewables investment rankings
13 May 2016 European markets have lost ground in EY's latest Renewable Energy...

Exxon and FuelCell Energy to pursue carbon capture solutions
13 May 2016 ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy have announced plans to collaborate in...

South Australia shuts its last coal plant
13 May 2016 Energy firm Alinta has ceased operations at its Northern power station...

Total to acquire Saft
13 May 2016 Total has agreed to buy battery maker Saft in a bid to boost its...

Mainstream gains Cerro Tigre consent
13 May 2016 Mainstream Renewable Power has obtained environmental approval for its 264...

Europe needs regionalised transmission policy
05 May 2016 ENTSO-E has produced a new report which concludes that a new kind of...

Selling the state silverware?
05 May 2016 The French government is considering selling shares in some of the...

New catalyst produces sulphur-free carbon dioxide
05 May 2016 Icelandic geothermal power company HS Orka hf has signed a contract...

France introduces carbon floor price
05 May 2016 The French government has announced plans to introduce a carbon price...

Data update reveals coal's part in GHG emissions
04 May 2016 One-quarter of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is produced by...

Dulas and Innovatec partner in post-subsidy renewables
04 May 2016 Innovatec, an Italian energy efficiency services business, has formed...

Malakoff commissions 1 GW plant
04 May 2016 Malaysian IPP Malakoff has started commercial operations at a...

New share index highlights divest-invest drive
04 May 2016 FTSE Russell has launched an innovative new index, listing companies...

April 2016


SunEdison files for Chapter 11 protection
28 April 2016 Solar company SunEdison announced on 21 April that it has filed...

New member for the IEA Clean Coal Centre
28 April 2016 The IEA Clean Coal Centre has confirmed that the Dubai Electricity and...

Hinkley C decision delayed again
28 April 2016 EDF has delayed the final investment decision for its Hinkley Point...

Huge wind order for Siemens 7 MW WTG
28 April 2016 Siemens has received two major orders for its offshore wind power...

Power crisis forces two-day week in Venezuela
28 April 2016 Venezuela's government has implemented rolling blackouts and imposed...

Wärtsilä gets into the solar business
28 April 2016 Wärtsilä has announcedthat it is to start offering utility-scale...

ETI seeks partners for hydrogen storage project
27 April 2016 The UK's Energy Technologies Institute has embarked on a project...

E.ON, Statoil to build Arkona
27 April 2016 E.ON has announced that it has made a final investment decision on the 385...

Senvion wins its first supply contracts in Chile
27 April 2016 Senvion has won its first contracts in Chile, signing a supply deal...

Prysmian claims new T&D technology milestone
21 April 2016 Prysmian Group is launching what it describes as a new breakthrough...

Arup appointed to undertake CCS study
21 April 2016 Engineering consultancy Arup has been appointed by Summit Power to...

Large tidal power project receives approval
21 April 2016 The Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) has received the go-ahead to...

ABB wins $300m contract to strengthen China's grid
21 April 2016

Greenpeace demands international companies 'step away from' Tapajós hydro project
21 April 2016 Greenpeace wants the large international companies that it believes...

Vattenfall sells German lignite operations
20 April 2016 Vattenfall has signed an agreement worth SEK33 billion to sell its...

France to launch new offshore tender
20 April 2016 The French government is preparing to launch its third tender for...

Final investment decision on Solberg wind farm
20 April 2016 Fortum says it will start building a 75 MW wind farm in Sweden this...

Enel extends its Brazilian wind portfolio
20 April 2016 Enel has started construction of a 90 MW wind farm in Brazil.

Engie divests Polish assets
20 April 2016 Energy firm Engie is planning to sell a coal fired power plant in...

European spot prices edged higher in March
14 April 2016 European power prices rebounded in March from the lows seen in February,...

Volvo aiming for the heights of Stage 5
14 April 2016 Volvo Penta is looking to move into new territory, to evolve new...

Peabody seeks bankruptcy protection
14 April 2016 Coal company Peabody Energy said it would start laying "the foundation...

IEA endorses greater Iberian interconnection
14 April 2016 The International Energy Agency has urged Portugal to continue its efforts...

Kenya taps Rift Valley geothermal resource
14 April 2016 Kenya has received approval from the Climate Investment Funds'...

ESB plans solar investments
14 April 2016 Irish electricity utility ESB is planning to invest heavily in solar...

World Bank supports Bangladesh upgrade
14 April 2016 Bangladesh has signed a $217 million financing agreement with the...

SPIE and Dura Vermeer will build new 380 kV interconnector
14 April 2016 SPIE and Dura Vermeer are joining forces to build the major section of...

Coal near-term still gloomy, but there are signs of recovery
07 April 2016 The steam-coal market is expected to remain challenging for the next...

Human impact is creating 'striking new pattern' in global energy flow
07 April 2016  The impact humans have made on Earth in terms of how we produce and...

Power industry deal value continues to decline
07 April 2016 The global power industry saw 2855 deals worth just over $610 billion...

Siemens to supply power island for 940MW gas plant
07 April 2016 Siemens has been chosen by Clean Energy Future as the turnkey supplier...

Mega-solar power plant to be built in Kenya
07 April 2016 The Kenyan government has approved a mega-solar power plant to be funded...

ABB to provide first digital substation in the United Kingdom
07 April 2016 ABB is to participate in the FITNESS ("Future Intelligent...

Li-ion batteries aid renewable energy generation in Puerto Rico 
07 April 2016 Saft has been awarded a contract with Windmar to provide three Intensium...

Way cleared for Batang plant construction
07 April 2016 Construction of a 2000 MW coal-fired power plant in Indonesia is set to...

March 2016


Global carbon emissions stay flat for second year running
31 March 2016 Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stayed flat for the...

2015 marks new record for renewables investment
31 March 2016 Renewable energy set new records in 2015 for investment and capacity...

China tackles its coal glut
31 March 2016 Authorities in China have ordered 13 provincial governments to stop...

Amec FW secures biomass deal
31 March 2016 Finnish utility Seinäjoen Energia Oy has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler...

Longannet closure signals end for Scotland's coal power
31 March 2016 The Longannet coal-fired power plant in Scotland has switched off its...

GE to deploy robotic inspection at Alinta plants
31 March 2016 GE's Power Services business has signed an agreement to deploy its DIRIS...

EDF offered state support for Hinkley C
31 March 2016 EDF is reported to have been promised a state bailout worth billions of...

1000 MW ultrasupercritical power plant starts up in Malaysia
31 March 2016 Malakoff Corporation Berhad's 1000 MW Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant (T4)...

German nuke hits production record
31 March 2016 Platts reports that Germany's 1.4 GW Grohnde reactor has now generated...

Siemens to build rotor factory in Morocco
31 March 2016 Siemens is to build a factory in Tangier to manufacture rotor blades...

Basslink repair delayed
24 March 2016 Repair of the Basslink cable linking Tasmania across the Bass strait...

UK's SMR competition attracting widespread interest
24 March 2016 The UK government has published a policy paper outlining the first phase of...

TransCanada sells US power plants
24 March 2016 TransCanada has announced the sale of its power generation assets in the...

Predicted global water shortfall 'will impact power generation'
24 March 2016 Water scarcity could have a detrimental impact on energy supplies in...

Construction of Kinyerezi gets under way
24 March 2016 Construction of Tanzania's first natural gas fired combined cycle power...

AfDB approves Rwanda loan
24 March 2016 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $24 million loan...

Bokpoort CSP inaugurated
24 March 2016 Sener, Acciona, TSK and Crowie have inaugurated a 55 MW concentrated...

Primrose energises 50 MW solar farm
24 March 2016 The Eveley solar farm in Hampshire, southern England, has been connected...

February temperature rise exceeds previous records by a huge margin
17 March 2016 Global temperatures in February exceeded previous monthly records by...

Peabody 'on the verge of bankruptcy'
17 March 2016 American mining giant Peabody Energy, the world's largest private...

Offshore wind costs 'falling fast'
17 March 2016 A new report has provided strong evidence that the cost of energy...

ABB to enable UK's first digital substation
17 March 2016 SP Energy Networks has selected ABB to participate in the Future...

Solar plant with battery storage proposed for Wales
17 March 2016 Countryside Renewables is proposing the construction of a large-scale...

HRS plans new biomass plant
17 March 2016 Plans for the construction of a new biomass fired power plant in...

Engie boosts Maïa Eolis stake
17 March 2016 Engie has strengthened its position in the French wind energy market with...

Roatan opts for propane power plant
17 March 2016 A Honduran electric utility has placed an order with Wärtsilä for...

US solar set for record growth in 2016
10 March 2016 The US solar market is set to grow a by record-breaking 119 % this...

European spot power price plunged in February
10 March 2016 Cheap fuel, plentiful wind and weak demand combined to deflate...

Engie disposes of US assets
10 March 2016 Engie has signed definitive agreements to sell its interests in 10 GW...

AMSC forms superconductor partnership
10 March 2016 AMSC and BASF Corporation have announced plans to jointly develop an...

Duke to replace Asheville coal-fired plant with gas unit
10 March 2016 Duke Energy has secured approval to replace a coal-fired power plant in...

GE to build biomass plant in Belgium
10 March 2016 Belgian Eco Energy (BEE) has selected GE to build a 215 MW...

Battery makers outline Na-ion technology partnership
10 March 2016 Battery firm Faradion is partnering with Moixa Technology and WMG to...

New high court action to block the EPA's Mercury Rule
03 March 2016 A coalition of 20 states has asked the USA's high court to stay the...

Delivery of Siemens' largest GT order gets under way
03 March 2016 Two H class gas turbines, the first consignment of the largest order...

Dong Energy to construct 'waste to gas to power' plant in Cheshire
03 March 2016 Construction work is about to start on a 5 MWe waste-to-power plant...

UK sets out capacity market reforms
03 March 2016 The UK government hopes that planned reforms to the country's capacity...

E.ON to partner Solarwatt in solar storage venture
03 March 2016 E.ON has announced plans to develop a solar energy storage solution...

SEAI awards €4.3 million for marine energy projects
03 March 2016 The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has made grants...

Altitec signs South African JV
03 March 2016 Inspection specialist Altitec has announced a five-year agreement...

Uganda solar farm build imminent
03 March 2016 Access Energy Group and EREN RE are preparing to start the construction...

UK builds floating solar farm
03 March 2016 Construction of Europe's largest floating solar farm has started,...

February 2016


Didcot boiler house collapse - four feared dead
25 February 2016 One person has died and three people are missing following the collapse of...

Wind farm investors may have to repay federal subsidies
25 February 2016 Investors in the giant Alta Wind facility in California's San Joaquin...

1000 MW of wind capacity planned for central Norway
25 February 2016 Statkraft, TrønderEnergi and the European investor consortium Nordic...

Prysmian to build the COBRAcable interconnector
25 February 2016 Prysmian Group has won the €250 million contract to lay the COBRAcable...

Dong divests Burbo Bank stake
25 February 2016 Dong Energy has completed an agreement to sell 50 % of the Burbo...

New wind farm proposed for Scotland
25 February 2016 Developers have outlined to the Scottish government plans for...

Wroughton PV farm construction underway
25 February 2016 Public Power Solutions (PPS) and the Science Museum Group have...

Palm Paper CCGT given green light
25 February 2016 Plans for the construction of a new gas-fired combined cycle power plant...

US Supreme Court puts Clean Power Plan on hold
17 February 2016 On 9 February the US Supreme Court stayed enforcement of president...

UK report warns of financial costs of CCS cancellation
17 February 2016 A report by the carbon capture and storage industry in the UK has...

French auditors assess cost of nuclear industry upgrade
17 February 2016 France's official court of auditors, the Cour des Comptes, said in its...

China looks at offshore nuclear power options
17 February 2016 China is considering the construction of offshore nuclear power plants...

Breakthrough in fusion technology reported
17 February 2016 China's Institute of Plasma Physics has reported that experiments on...

Centrica sells three of its wind farms
17 February 2016 Centrica and its joint venture partner EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG)...

E.On puts Amrumbank West into operation
17 February 2016 E.On has officially started operations at the 302 MW Amrumbank West...

Aurium bets on renewables investment
17 February 2016 Specialist finance house Aurium Capital Markets has warned that UK...

Phase 1 of giant solar project is connected
11 February 2016 On 3 February the first phase of North Africa's largest solar...

Wind leads capacity additions in Europe as offshore investment doubles
11 February 2016 Wind energy added more new capacity than any other form of power in Europe...

Solar firms challenge UK policy decisions
11 February 2016 Two of the UK's leading solar energy firms are mounting a legal challenge...

Total invests in off-grid solar
11 February 2016 Total Energy Ventures (TEV) has acquired interests in two firms...

France plans biomass tender
11 February 2016 The Energy Ministry in France is planning to launch a tender for...

ABB to upgrade HVDC link in the USA
11 February 2016

Siemens goes large in Finnish and US wind
11 February 2016 Two large wind turbine orders, one in the USA, the other in Finland,...

Combined food and power parks win investment
11 February 2016 A Chinese investment firm has agreed to plough £2 billion into two...

LitPol handover closes Baltic Ring
04 February 2016 ABB has commissioned and handed over the LitPol Link to Litgrid. The...

Fortuna GT sets three records
04 February 2016 Siemens has handed over the Fortuna CCGT plant to customer and...

Nexans to supply cables for the world's first floating wind farm
04 February 2016 Statoil has awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic...

GE to upgrade Iraqi grid
04 February 2016 GE has signed up to a 'power up' plan with the Iraqi Ministry of...

Dong makes Hornsea One investment decision
03 February 2016 Dong Energy is to move forward with construction of the 1.2 GW...

E.On reaches new investment milestone
03 February 2016 E.On has invested more in renewable energy than any other Germany...

Kyocera begins construction of floating PV plant
03 February 2016 Construction of the world's largest floating solar power plant has...

Worker dies in Cigeo tunnel collapse
03 February 2016 Authorities in France have opened an investigation following the death of...

SSE sells Beatrice stake
03 February 2016 SSE has confirmed the sale of a 10 % stake in the Beatrice offshore wind...

January 2016


UK 'heading for a 40% supply gap by 2025'
28 January 2016 The UK government's policy of closing all coal-fired power stations by...

EDF signs six-reactor agreement with India
28 January 2016 On 26 January Electricite de France announced that it had signed...

Hinkley C investment decision delayed
28 January 2016 The 27 January EDF board meeting to decide whether to invest in Hinkley...

GE signs €40 million modernisation agreement with PGE
28 January 2016 GE's Power Services business has secured orders valued at approximately...

Eternal Sun acquires Spire's sun simulator business
28 January 2016 Dutch solar company Eternal Sun has announced the purchase of...

GE to deliver 2.6 GW to Chinese power plants
28 January 2016 GE has entered into under contracts with Huaneng Power International...

High altitude wind power generation is now 'on the map'
28 January 2016 New analysis in its TechVision series from Frost & Sullivan 'High...

GE to cut jobs in Europe
21 January 2016 General Electric plans to cut 6500 jobs in Europe over the next two...

New record-breaking year for Danish wind power generation
21 January 2016 In 2015 Danish wind turbines generated a quantity of electricity...

MHPS to supply power components for Lamma extension
21 January 2016 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received an order for...

IFC supports giant solar project in India
20 January 2016 The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is working with the...

Amec Foster Wheeler wins Bruce Power contract
20 January 2016 Amec Foster Wheeler is to expand its relationship with Bruce Power with...

AES completes Kilroot storage project
20 January 2016 AES has completed work on a 10 MW energy storage facility at its...

United Utilities to build AD plant in Scottish distillery
20 January 2016 The Glenmorangie Company has appointed United Utilities to build an...

World Bank approves Nigeria IPP
20 January 2016 A 459 MW independent power project (IPP) in Nigeria has achieved...

Arch Coal files for Chapter 11 protection
14 January 2016 Arch Coal, the USA's second largest coal producer, has filed for Chapter...

Major order for 280 MW wind project goes to Siemens
14 January 2016 Westar Energy has contracted with Siemens to supply, support the...

ORE Catapult announces testing of next generation tidal turbine
14 January 2016 ORE's next generation 1.5 MW tidal turbine, the AR1500, will undergo a...

Siemens receives follow up order to supply Empalme II
14 January 2016 An order to supply two SGT6-8000H gas turbines and two SGen6-2000H...

Cheaper, greener energy trends set to continue
13 January 2016 The uptake of green energy around the world is set to continue growing...

San Buenaventura project reaches financial close
13 January 2016 Construction of a 455 MW coal-fired power plant in the Philippines is set...

NextEnergy boosts its UK portfolio
13 January 2016 NextEnergy Solar Fund has increased its operating solar power plant base...

RWE sells UK power plant
13 January 2016 RWE has reached an agreement to sell a coal-fired power plant in the UK...

Wärtsilä wins Monterrey O&M contract
13 January 2016 Central Generadora Electrica Huinala, S. De R.L. De C.V. has awarded...

GE to become key technology partner to Sewind
07 January 2016 GE Power Conversion, in partnership with one of China's biggest...

MHPS to build 800 MW CCGT for Jakarta
07 January 2016 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received a turnkey order for an 880...

Major win for South Australian wind farm
07 January 2016 South Australia has strengthened its reputation as a renewable...

Chile adopts new energy goals
07 January 2016 Chile has formally adopted a new energy plan aimed at improving...

E.ON and Uniper go their separate ways
07 January 2016 E.ON reports that it has successfully completed the planned separation of...

European Commission opens Drax conversion probe
07 January 2016 The European Commission has opened an investigation into whether...

UK wind generation sets new records
07 January 2016 Official data from National Grid shows that generation from renewable...

Ukraine investigates cyber attack
07 January 2016 Ukraine's energy ministry is launching an investigation after a...

December 2015


Statkraft ends offshore wind investments
24 December 2015 Statkraft is to alter its investment plans following changes by the...

European power prices plunge
24 December 2015 Continental European power prices fell dramatically November, caused by...

ORE Catapult acquires Samsung's 7MW demo WTG
24 December 2015 The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has completed the acquisition...

ABB to power advanced materials research facility
24 December 2015 ABB has contracted to supply a complete distribution substation solution...

Posco wins Botswana bid
24 December 2015 Posco Energy has been selected as preferred bidder for the construction of...

Gamesa seals first Enbridge order
24 December 2015 Gamesa is to supply wind turbines with a capacity of 103 MW to a new...

E.On, RWE sell Enovos stakes
24 December 2015 Luxembourg and investment company Ardian have signed an agreement with...

Doosan inks new coal plant contract
24 December 2015 Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed a contract to...

Areva acquisition delayed
17 December 2015 News agency Reuters reports that disagreements over valuation and...

Trina exits EU pricing programme
17 December 2015 Trina Solar has announced its withdrawal from the EU's minimum price...

Afghanistan awarded $1.2 billion grant to boost security
17 December 2015 The Asian Development Bank has approved $1.2 billion in grants to...

Amec FW wins Valle de Mexico II HRSG contract
17 December 2015 Amec Foster Wheeler is to design and supply two heat recovery...

Engie wins large solar contracts
17 December 2015 French electric utility Engie has won tenders to build 95.5 MW of...

Samsung, E.ON sign storage MOU
17 December 2015 Samsung and E.ON have laid out plans to collaborate on developing...

'Historic' global climate deal is agreed
15 December 2015 What is being hailed as 'a historic new global climate agreement' has...

Saudi Arabia accused of trying to obstruct Paris climate agreement
09 December 2015 There are complaints among delegates that Saudi Arabia is trying to...

New draft agreement is formulated in Paris
09 December 2015 Delegates at the UN climate conference in Paris have approved a draft...

Schneider launches new storage solution
09 December 2015 Schneider Electric has launched a new energy storage system for...

European Commission extends solar import tariffs
09 December 2015 The European Commission is to continue imposing import tariffs and...

Foresight Group expands with new bioenergy fund
09 December 2015 Fund manager Foresight Group has launched a bioenergy fund in Australia...

New Zealand joins geothermal alliance
09 December 2015 New Zealand has become the newest member of the Global Geothermal Alliance.

Tecnoturbines wins European backing
09 December 2015 The European Commission has awarded a grant of €1 million to...

DONG to invest £6 billion in UK's northeast region
02 December 2015 Dong Energy, one of the leading utilities in offshore wind power, plans...

ABB to install innovative DC circuit breaker in China
02 December 2015 ABB is to supply a 363 kV disconnecting circuit breaker with FOCS for...

Siemens to supply 126 MW to onshore wind plants in Scotland
02 December 2015 Contracts for the supply of turbines for three onshore wind projects...

India and France launch international solar initiative
01 December 2015 Indian prime minister Narendera Modi and French president Francois...

EDF wins 117 MW in Brazil auction
01 December 2015 EDF Energies Nouvelles has won a long term power purchase agreement for...

India needs $140 billion energy investment
01 December 2015 Energy demand in India has almost doubled since 2000 and the country is...

National Grid awarded innovation funds
01 December 2015 UK energy regulator Ofgem has awarded National Grid £22.8 million to...

November 2015


UK DECC cancels CCS competition amid department cuts
26 November 2015 The UK government's Dept of Energy and Climate Change has cancelled its...

RWE may sell loss-making npower unit
26 November 2015 RWE is considering selling off its UK arm npower if it cannot find a way...

Abengoa starts insolvency proceedings
26 November 2015 Abengoa has announced it is working with creditors to ensure its...

VTT is developing fuel cell 'with competitive edge'
26 November 2015 Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre is developing a next-generation...

PLN appoints B&V for Lontar extension
26 November 2015 Indonesian utility PLN has selected Black & Veatch to build the 315 MW...

Schneider signs new wind partner
26 November 2015 Schneider Electric hopes to improve the quality of its wind power...

Toshiba wins Cirebon expansion contract
26 November 2015 Toshiba is to provide a 1000 MW ultra-supercritical steam turbine...

MHPS receives order for 1GW coal fired boiler
26 November 2015 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received an order for a 1000 MW...

UK to close its coal plants by 2025
19 November 2015 On 18 November UK energy secretary Amber Rudd set out the country's...

Areva bale-out has stalled
18 November 2015 Negotiations to bale out French engineering company Areva have hit...

ETI seeks SMR partners
18 November 2015 The UK's Energy Technologies Institute is seeking partners for a...

WEC downgrades states in new Trilemma index
18 November 2015 In the latest version of its Trilemma Index, which scores countries on...

Moody's rates its first offshore wind farm
18 November 2015 Ratings firm Moody's has made its first public rating of an offshore...

Aquila acquires hydro company
18 November 2015 Aquila Capital has signed a deal to buy Småkraft AS, Norway's...

Nobelwind achieves financial close
18 November 2015 The €655 million Nobelwind offshore wind farm has achieved financial...

Fortum to build more wind power in Sweden
18 November 2015 Finnish utility Fortum and Skellefteå Kraft, a Swedish energy company,...

'Low prices no cause for complacency' - IEA
10 November 2015 The latest 'World Energy Outlook' reports clear signs that the...

World Business Council calls for action on climate change
10 November 2015 The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has called...

UK will add CCS retrofit to subsidy support regime
10 November 2015 The UK government proposes to add carbon capture and storage retrofitted...

Macquarie buys into Philippines solar
10 November 2015 An investment fund led by banking group Macquarie has invested in two...

Enbridge joins Rampion project
10 November 2015 E.ON has announced that Canadian Energy company Enbridge has joined...

Energy storage added to microgrid in arctic Alaska
10 November 2015

Quest CCS starts operations
10 November 2015 The Quest carbon capture and storage project in Alberta, Canada,...

GE completes acquisition of Alstom power and grid businesses
09 November 2015 The completion on 2 November of GE's acquisition of Alstom's power and...

Smart grid solution for the distribution network goes into operation
02 November 2015 In October Siemens and Netze BW brought their joint project...

10 GW of offshore wind secured in UK waters
02 November 2015 Recent investment decisions will bring the total of UK offshore wind...

Proposal for Capacity Calculation Regions
02 November 2015 European TSO representatives decided in October on a proposal on...

October 2015


COP 21 pledges will slow emissions growth - IEA
23 October 2015 Analysis of climate pledges submitted ahead of the December...

Ecotricity plans hybrid energy parks
23 October 2015 Ecotricity has announced plans to build three new renewable energy parks...

Nordex buys Acciona wind business
23 October 2015 German wind turbine maker Nordex has agreed to buy Acciona Windpower in...

EDF to sell assets to finance UK nuke deals
21 October 2015 News reports suggest that EDF plans to sell as much as €10bn of assets...

'Revolutionary' grid connection for offshore wind farms
21 October 2015 A new more efficient method for connecting offshore wind turbines to the...

'Renewables bring down the wholesale cost of energy' - new study
21 October 2015 A new report published by Good Energy suggests that renewable power...

Amec Foster Wheeler to conduct Fukushima radioactive waste study
21 October 2015 Amec Foster Wheeler has been selected to carry out a major study...

Power Africa initiative taking shape in Mozambique
21 October 2015 Pöyry is to carry out an investigation into the building of a 200 km...

E.ON to shut down two Swedish reactors 'for economic reasons'
21 October 2015 The shareholders of OKG have voted to close Oskarshamn 1 and 2 early,...

Improved bed material for CFBs increases efficiency
21 October 2015 Researchers at Chalmers Uuiversity have discovered that a newly developed...

Clyde onshore wind farm to be extended by 173 MW
21 October 2015 Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and...

UK Green Investment Bank raises UK's largest renewables fund
14 October 2015 UK Green Investment Bank has announced that it has executed a Second...

Battery technology discovery could overturn decades of false assumptions
14 October 2015 New findings at Oregon State University have overturned a scientific...

European emissions targets 'out of reach'
14 October 2015 The targets for lower emissions of carbon dioxide from Europe's...

G20 energy ministers affirm commitment to sustainable energy
13 October 2015 Energy ministers of the G20 countries have endorsed an 11-point...

Swansea Bay scheme delayed over funding
13 October 2015 Plans for a £1 billion tidal energy lagoon in South Wales have been...

Southeast Asia risks continued shift to coal
13 October 2015 The International Energy Agency (IEA) has expressed concern that demand...

AMEC Foster Wheeler selected to lead nuclear research project
13 October 2015 Amec Foster Wheeler has been selected to lead a new project to set up...

Indonesia plans centre of excellence for clean energy
13 October 2015 The Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the...

NuScale Power has high hopes for its SMR in UK nuke market
06 October 2015 NuScale Power has set out an ambitious programme in its newly published...

Renewables lead world power market growth
06 October 2015 The International Energy Agency (IEA) has called on governments to...

Eco2 sells biomass project to Glenmont
06 October 2015 Eco2 has sold a 40 MW biomass power plant project in the UK to...

Mining firm plans new coal plant
06 October 2015 A London-based mining company has outlined plans to build a new...

Solar farm to power Amazon data centre
06 October 2015 Community Energy Solar is to build the largest solar photovoltaic facility...

Financial close for Cramlington
06 October 2015 The £138 million Cramlington biomass power project in the UK has...

GE launches its new optimisation concept, the virtual power plant model
02 October 2015 GE has launched its latest Big Data initiative, a deep control solution...

September 2015


Siemens launches lightweight RB211 on offshore market
28 September 2015 Siemens has launched a lightweight aero-derivative gas turbine...

GE to move gas engine production to Canada
28 September 2015 GE Power & Water is to stop manufacturing gas engines in Waukesha,...

Dong outlines plans for public offering
28 September 2015 Dong Energy says it will launch an initial public offering (IPO) within...

Scottish government seeks to keep solar on track
28 September 2015 The Scottish government has announced that it will retain...

K-Electric signs Qasim deal
28 September 2015 Pakistan's K-Electric has signed a binding joint development agreement...

400 firms pledge divestment from fossil fuels
28 September 2015 Over 400 companies globally have pledged to divest from fossil fuels...

GeoSea, EWE in charge of Gemini O&M
28 September 2015 Offshore maintenance contractors Offshore & Wind Assistance (OWA) and...

Drax pulls out of White Rose CCS project
25 September 2015 Drax Group, which owns and operates the 4 GW coal and biomass Drax...

Renewables 'could replace fossil fuels by 2050'  
23 September 2015

Mountainview upgrade will help balance the grid
23 September 2015 GE has signed a multi-year services agreement with Southern California...

UK-China nuke deal could expand via Bradwell site
22 September 2015 A deal is expected to be struck during UK chancellor George Osborne's...

Microchannel technology could boost CSP
22 September 2015 Researchers in the USA have demonstrated how microchannel technology...

AfDB unveils new energy initiative
22 September 2015 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has unveiled a new initiative aimed...

Statkraft opens Peru HPP
22 September 2015 Statkraft reports that it has formally opened the Cheves hydropower plant...

Wind energy can be 'backbone of Europe'
22 September 2015 The European Wind Energy Association says that wind power could...

PV module production slows
22 September 2015 A slowdown in photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing rates is...

ABB to supply longest 'power from shore' cable
16 September 2015 ABB has won an order worth around $90 million from Norwegian energy...

Alstom wins Italy-Montenegro interconnection contracts
16 September 2015 Alstom has been selected by Toshiba T&D Europe to supply its high...

DEWA launches EOI for 800 MW solar PV
16 September 2015 DEWA (Dubai Electricity & Water Authority) has officially launched...

Enel Green Power is clear winner in Brazil auction
15 September 2015 Brazil's latest solar auction has awarded over 800 MW of capacity at...

Yokogawa wins control system contract
15 September 2015 Areva Renewables Brazil has placed an order with Yokogawa for the delivery...

GCube insures "complex" Chilean project
15 September 2015 GCube Underwriting has signed a three-year contract to cover the...

Bangladesh signs deal for new power plant
15 September 2015 The Coal Power Generation Company of Bangladesh (CPGCB) has signed...

Solarcentury building Holland's largest PV farm
15 September 2015 Solarcentury has announced that it is to build a 6 MWp solar farm in Holland,.

Ansaldo to acquire GT26/GT36 as condition of GE/Alstom deal
11 September 2015 Ansaldo's position in the heavy duty gas turbine market will be...

Hinkley Point finance decision put back
09 September 2015 EDF has warned that a final investment decision for the Hinkley Point...

More delays for Flamanville NPP
09 September 2015 Technical problems and tightened safety rules have further...

Eggborough's closure 'widens the capacity gap'
09 September 2015 Britain will face an energy shortage owing to the lack of incentives...

E.On strengthens US solar pipeline
09 September 2015 E.On says that it is to expand its development pipeline of renewable...

Tariff review shocks UK renewables sector
09 September 2015 The UK's government has launched a review of subsidies in the...

Dong acquires Hornsea zone
09 September 2015 Dong Energy has acquired one of the world's largest offshore wind...

Southern expands solar portfolio
09 September 2015 US utility Southern Power has expanded its renewable energy portfolio...

Sendai restart set for 10 September
07 September 2015 Kyushu Electric Power hopes to begin commercial operations at unit 1 of...

Most extensive ever testing of wind turbine piling
02 September 2015 Dong Energy and ESG have announced the completion of one of the...

First switchgear installation with eco-efficient gas
02 September 2015

Siemens sells 18 industrial GTs to Thailand
02 September 2015 Siemens has signed a contract for the delivery of 18 model SGT-800...

First order for GE’s LM6000-PF+ aeroderivative
02 September 2015 GE has launched its latest aeroderivative gas turbine, the LM6000-PF+,...

Dong divests Duddon transmission assets
01 September 2015 Dong Energy and ScottishPower Renewables have sold the transmission assets...

US Navy adds solar power
01 September 2015 The US Navy has signed an agreement with Sempra to build a 210 MW solar...

Hanwha Energy orders CFB
01 September 2015 Hanwha has placed an order with Amec Foster Wheeler for the design and...

France doubles solar tender to 800 MW
01 September 2015 The French government is to double the amount of solar photovoltaic...

August 2015


Sendai restart stalls
26 August 2015 Kyushu Electric Power Company has delayed the full restart of its...

Chile grants consent for large CSP array
26 August 2015 The Chilean government has granted environmental consent for what will be...

Latest approval brings Dogger Bank to 4.8 GW
26 August 2015 The granting on 5 August of planning consent for Forewind's Teesside...

GE's 2.75-120 WTG to make French debut
26 August 2015 GE has contracted to supply five of its 2.75-120 wind turbines for a new...

E.ON divests Italian hydro plants
25 August 2015 E.ON has agreed to sell its Italian hydropower complex in Terni to ERG...

UK fast tracks shale gas exploration
25 August 2015 The British government has awarded 27 licences for the exploration of...

Australian wind farm gains approval
25 August 2015 Construction of a 270 MW wind farm in South Australia will start in...

Vattenfall halts Nant Bach wind project
19 August 2015 Vattenfall has halted the development of its 11 turbine Nant Bach wind...

Siemens to upgrade five city grids in India
19 August 2015 Siemens has been contracted to modernise the power distribution grids of...

Energy storage to support RWE grid
19 August 2015 German utility RWE is planning to use lithium-ion battery technology to...

Oceade tidal turbine passes DNV GL feasibility test
19 August 2015 DNV GL is supporting Alstom through the process of achieving...

Aquila Capital expands its PV portfolio in the UK
19 August 2015 Aquila Capital, one of Europe's leading independent alternative...

SGS acquires 75% stake in Shenzhen Firstrank
19 August 2015 SGS has announced the acquisition of a 75 % stake in Shenzhen...

DOE selects wave devices for funding competition
19 August 2015 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has chosen 20 teams to participate in...

Sendai 1 nuclear plant restarts
12 August 2015 On 6 August Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority approved Kyushu...

World's first modular offshore WTG blade set for testing
12 August 2015 An innovative kind of offshore wind turbine rotor blade has arrived at...

ABB to strengthen transmission grid in New Mexico
12 August 2015 ABB has been contracted by Xcel Energy to deliver two static VAr...

Offshore wind sets new record
12 August 2015 In the first six months of 2015, more new offshore capacity was installed...

Zimbabwe IPP signs agreement with CSCEC
12 August 2015 Zimbabwean independent power producer PER Lusulu Power has signed...

Wave Energy Scotland awards £2 million funding
12 August 2015 A project to develop a standardised generator for wave energy devices...

France passes Green energy law
04 August 2015 On 22 July France's National Assembly passed a new Energy Law, one that...

Canada's hydro capacity will be 85 GW by 2025 - GlobalData report
04 August 2015 Canada's installed hydropower capacity is forecast to increase from...

ABB hands over DolWin1 offshore wind energy link
04 August 2015 ABB has successfully commissioned and handed over the DolWin1 offshore...

E.ON and FRIATEC collaborate in fuel cell power plant
04 August 2015 E.ON's energy solutions business E.ON Connecting Energieshas entered into...

US government introduces its Clean Power Plan
04 August 2015 On 3 August president Obama announced the US government's latest Clean...

Foundations laid for first US offshore wind farm
04 August 2015 In July the foundations for the first offshore wind farm in US waters...

MHPS launches re-organised precipitator business
04 August 2015 MHPS, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Mechatronics Systems and Hitachi...

Flagship Flextra for Kiel
04 August 2015 Stadtwerke Kiel, Kraftanlagen München and GE are building what is said to...

July 2015


UK cuts renewables spend
28 July 2015 The UK government is proposing new changes to its renewable energy...

SunEdison expands in UK
28 July 2015 SunEdison has acquired Mark Group, a UK-based energy solutions provider, in...

RWE offers wind services
28 July 2015 RWE Innogy says that its UK wind control centre will soon start...

Kineticor orders flare gas microturbine
28 July 2015 Capstone Turbine Corporation has received an order for a C1000...

Areva wins US nuclear contracts
28 July 2015 Areva has been awarded a three-year, multi-million dollar contract to...

The UK's margin 'will be further reduced next winter' - National Grid
17 July 2015 The UK's principal TSO National Grid has warned that its capacity to...

Orders for GE LMS100 GTs to support renewables
17 July 2015 GE has secured orders for ten of its LMS100 aeroderivative gas turbine...

Prysmian to provide link to Channel Islands
17 July 2015 Prysmian Group has been awarded a new contract by Jersey Electricity plc...

SoCalEd orders 50 MW storage system
17 July 2015 SunEdison is to team up with Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) to...

Li-S firm targets 2016 release date
17 July 2015 Lithium-sulphur (Li-S) battery firm Oxis Energy is collaborating with...

Senseye launches solar asset management trial
17 July 2015 A UK firm says that technology used in the aerospace and defence...

Yingli to supply Chile hybrid plants
17 July 2015 Yingli Solar has won a contract to supply solar photovoltaic (PV) panels...

Major NSN contracts awarded
14 July 2015 Three major contracts for the creation of the UK-Norway NSN...

Germany reaches deal on coal plant closures
14 July 2015 Germany is to close around five of its largest brown coal fired power...

Mainz hydrogen plant inaugurated
14 July 2015 A €17 million flagship project in Germany to produce hydrogen from...

EWEA calls for "root and branch" ETS reform
14 July 2015 The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has called on the...

Terraform boosts wind portfolio
14 July 2015 Terraform Power Inc has signed a deal to acquire net ownership of 930 MW...

Solar fund buys 50 MW UK farm
14 July 2015 Bluefield Solar Income Fund has purchased the UK's largest solar farm, a...

Emissions gap 'can be closed' - GCEC report
07 July 2015 A new report by the Global Commission on the Economy and the Climate...

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises completes spin off
06 July 2015 Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises has completed its spin-off from parent group...

Senvion connects its 6000th WTG to the grid
06 July 2015 In May Senvion connected its 6000th wind turbine to the public power grid.

TNB buys 1MDB project
06 July 2015 Malaysia's TNB has announced a plan to buy a 2000 MW coal-fired power...

Amec FW selected for RWE plant
06 July 2015 RWE Power AG has selected Amec Foster Wheeler to carry out the first stage...

Engie acquires Solairedirect
06 July 2015 Engie (formerly GDF Suez ) has become France's leading solar energy...

WEC calls for European co-operation
06 July 2015 The German chapter of the World Energy Council (WEC) says that...

Offshore wind benchmark goes live
06 July 2015 Offshore wind farm operators in the UK have given their backing to a...

US Supreme Court strikes down EPA mercury legislation
01 July 2015 In a US Supreme Court judgement on 29 June MATS (Mercury and Air...

Dutch court orders GHG cuts
01 July 2015 Campaigners in the Netherlands have won a legal bid to force the...

Alstom-Saft BESS goes live
01 July 2015 Alstom and Saft have commissioned a smart battery energy storage...

Dong gives Race Bank go-ahead
01 July 2015 Dong Energy says that it will move forward with construction of a 580 MW...

BHEL commissions 250 MW coal unit
01 July 2015 Bharat Heavy ELectricals has successfully commissioned the first of three...

First Solar wins Dubai contract
01 July 2015 First Solar is to supply the solar modules for the 200 MW second phase of...

June 2015


Alstom to supply major components for Chile's first electric highway
23 June 2015 Alstom has won an order from Transmisión Eléctrica del Norte (TEN) to...

UK confirms early end for wind support
23 June 2015 The UK's RO subsidies for onshore wind projects will com to an end from...

Pakistan PPI Board approves 1400 MW coal plant
23 June 2015 Pakistan's Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) has given...

ABB launches line voltage regulator
23 June 2015 ABB has formally launched its line voltage regulator product family...

Amazon backs Virginia solar farm
23 June 2015 Amazon has signed an agreement to support the construction and operation...

100 MW wind farm on-line in South Africa
23 June 2015 Eskom has added 100 MW of capacity to its grid with the commissioning of...

New thin film efficiency record set
23 June 2015 First Solar says it has set another world record for cadmium-telluride...

Floating wind farm update
23 June 2015 MHI reports that phase two of its experimental offshore floating wind...

Nemo Link contracts announced
15 June 2015 Nemo Link has awarded contracts worth €500 million for the construction...

Minimum-oil steam turbine handed over
15 June 2015 Siemens has delivered for the first time in the 10 MW class a steam...

Mainstream wins SA tender
15 June 2015 A consortium led by global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable...

Inpex buys into Sarulla
15 June 2015 Japan's Inpex Corp. has reached an agreement to participate indirectly in...

40 GW solar connected worldwide in 2014
15 June 2015 2014 was another record year for solar energy, according to SolarPower Europe.

Powerstar secures €1.65m EU funding
13 June 2015 Powerstar, a UK company specialising in voltage optimisation technology,...

Swansea Bay lagoon project is consented
12 June 2015 Planning consent has been granted for construction of the world's...

Siemens awarded record €8 billion energy order in Egypt
10 June 2015 Siemens has signed contracts worth €8 billion for high-efficiency...

Germany's nuclear tax is legal
08 June 2015 Europe's highest court has ruled that a German tax on nuclear fuel is legal.

Norway joins the coal divestment movement
08 June 2015 Norway's $900 billion government pension fund is to sell off many of...

Humber Gateway "in final phase"
08 June 2015 E.ON expects to complete construction of the Humber Gateway offshore...

Ikea commits to renewable investments
08 June 2015 Ikea says it will spend $1.13 billion on renewable energy as part of plans...

Aquamarine to share wave energy IP
08 June 2015 Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has secured a three month contract...

Statkraft halts wind projects
08 June 2015 Low power and electricity certificate prices in the Nordic region have...

Energy costs rising as National Debts grow
03 June 2015 According to the Worldwatch Institute's 'State of the World 2015' the...

EIB boost for Polish grid
02 June 2015 The European Investment Bank is lending up to PLN 946m (around €231m) to...

Vattenfall and E.ON in decommissioning partnership
02 June 2015 European utilities Vattenfall and E.ON have agreed to co-operate in...

First H-class in Latin America
02 June 2015 Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply two SGT6-8000H gas turbines...

Environmental approval for Atacama 2
02 June 2015 Abengoa has obtained a favourable environmental rating for Atacama 2, a...

Dong Energy reaches 3 GW offshore milestone
02 June 2015 Dong Energy has reached a new milestone, having installed 3000 MW of...

New lidar technology 'to replace met masts'
02 June 2015 Natural Power has released what it describes as a ground-breaking study...

'Cross-border flow will safeguard supply' - Entso-E
01 June 2015 Cross-border import and export capacities will have an important role to...

Crown Estate publishes offshore data
01 June 2015 Masses of data collected during surveys carried out by offshore wind...

May 2015


Sener begins construction of Noor solar plants
31 May 2015 Technology and engineering group Sener has started construction of the...

E.On confirms Rampion investment decision
31 May 2015 E.On has made the investment decision and construction of a 400 MW,...

Fukushima pressure relief system failed at no 2 reactor
27 May 2015 On 20 May Tepco published its latest progress report on the 2011...

ETI appoints consortium to a new CCS storage appraisal project
27 May 2015 The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected a consortium led...

Centerbridge completes acquisition of Senvion
27 May 2015 Centerbridge Partners has successfully completed the acquisition...

Siemens installs prototype of its 7 MW WTG 
27 May 2015 A few months after its sales launch the new Siemens offshore flagship...

Germany relaxes demands on coal plant emissions performance
26 May 2015 The German government has bowed to pressure from big industry and will...

Welsh government invests in kite technology
26 May 2015 Marine energy company Minesto has secured €13 million of EU funds to...

Grand Ridge storage project marks commercial start up
26 May 2015 Invenergy has started commercial operation of a 31.5 MW energy...

Bladeless wind turbine design unveiled
26 May 2015 A Spanish start-up company has unveiled an innovative bladeless wind...

Micro-CHP 'can help meet policy goals'
26 May 2015 Micro-CHP technologies could help the EU to meet energy, climate...

China's emissions fall with decline in coal burn
18 May 2015 The decline in coal use in China is accelerating, according to new analysis.

Russia accused of Nordbalt cable disruption
18 May 2015 Russian naval ships have been obstructing construction work on the...

Hawaii sets 100 per cent renewable target
18 May 2015 Hawaii could become the first US state to set a 100 per cent renewable...

Amec FW will supply handling system for ITER
18 May 2015 Fusion for Energy (F4E) has awarded a seven-year contract for the...

UK sees renewables growth
18 May 2015 Electricity generated from renewable energy has increased by 20 per cent...

Skoda chosen for Pljevlja power plant
18 May 2015 Montenegro's power utility EPCG has selected Czech engineering group...

Church of England shuns fossil fuel investments
18 May 2015 The Church of England says that it is to drastically cut its investments...

India invites solar EPC bids
18 May 2015 India's Solar Energy Corporation (SECI) has issued an expression of...

Thermal generators win in Brazil auction  
18 May 2015 Brazil will add 1627 MW of new thermal capacity following its latest...

Areva announces 6000 jobs are at risk
13 May 2015 French nuclear firm AREVA has launched negotiations with labour...

US capacity additions on downward trend
13 May 2015 In the coming decades, additions to US electricity generation capacity...

€17 million for wave power research from Horizon 2020
13 May 2015 The European Commission's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020...

Mott MacDonald appointed to Peterhead CCS
13 May 2015 Mott MacDonald has been appointed to provide project management...

Iran allocates $3.5 billion to CCGT conversions
13 May 2015 The current Iranian fiscal year national budget includes 100 trillion...

MHPS receives turbine order for CHP plant
13 May 2015 MHPS has received a turnkey order through its subsidiary in India for...

Tesla launches domestic storage
13 May 2015 The US electric car manufacturer Tesla Energy has launched a range of...

Fluor chosen as EPC for Greensville CCGT
01 May 2015 Fluor has been awarded the EPCC contract by Dominion Virginia Power to...

Siemens reaches 1 GW of installed offshore power
01 May 2015 Inauguration of the Dan Tysk offshore wind farm brings to over 1 GW the...

Voith to modernise hydro plant in Sri Lanka
01 May 2015 Sri Lanka's largest energy provider, Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB),...

GDF Suez disappears, ENGIE emerges
01 May 2015 French major GDF Suez is changing its name to ENGIE.

New method for cracking water shows promise
01 May 2015 Researchers from the University of Bath in the UK and Yale University in...

IFC buys stake in Three Gorges
01 May 2015 The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World...

Jordan inaugurates world's largest ICE based plant
01 May 2015 The Amman Asia Electric Power Company (AAEPC) has formally marked...

NextEra Energy brings Hanwha on board
01 May 2015 Hanwha Q Cells has signed a major solar module supply agreement with...

Greensolver negotiates two wind turbine deals
01 May 2015 Greensolver, an independent asset manager, has recently launched a 65...

April 2015


AMSC vs Sinovel to be heard on 11 May
27 April 2015 The first substantive hearing of AMSC's $450 million trade secret...

World's largest offshore grid connection handed over
27 April 2015 Siemens has handed over SylWin1, its third North Sea grid connection...

Renewables investors 'face growing risks'
27 April 2015 The evolution of traditional renewable energy support mechanisms and...

WWF calls for action on Australian emissions
27 April 2015 Australia could rapidly cut its emissions of greenhouse gases by...

UK solar farms face bust after boom
27 April 2015 Solar energy developers in the UK worked 'around the clock' in March to...

Manjung 4 comes on line
27 April 2015 Malaysia's TNB has added 1000 MW of capacity to its grid with the start-up...

Amec FW wins CFB contract
27 April 2015 Hyundai Engineering Co. Ltd. has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a contract...

Wärtsilä to deliver two power plants for distributed generation in Oman
27 April 2015 Wärtsilä has received orders to supply two 'Smart Power' generation...

Dong enters US offshore wind market
20 April 2015 Dong Energy is set to develop up to 1000 MW of offshore wind capacity in...

Strike disrupts work on Medupi construction
20 April 2015 Construction work at a coal fired power project in South Africa has ground...

Japan orders solar modules for 231 MW plant
20 April 2015 Toyo Engineering has placed an order with Trina Solar for the supply of...

KaXu Solar One enters operation
20 April 2015 An $860 million concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa...

Coal plant expansion sparks protest
20 April 2015 Plans by Shenzhen Energy to expand an existing coal-fired power plant...

184 MW power plant inaugurated in Cuba
20 April 2015 The 184 MW power plant in Moa, Cuba, one of the largest projects designed...

First polycrystalline bifacial solar cell in production
20 April 2015 The Italian company MegaCell has succeeded in producing the...

First reconnectable converter transformer installed
20 April 2015 ABB has commissioned the refurbished Songo high voltage direct...

Anomalies found in Flamanville 3 reactor vessel
13 April 2015 The Flamanville 3 EPR nuclear plant under construction in France will...

German industry developing DC GIL
13 April 2015 Siemens is developing a gas-insulated transmission line designed to...

Shell to take over BG Group
13 April 2015 Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy a long standing target, gas...

Sierra Club gets $30m boost from Bloomberg
13 April 2015 Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced that it will invest an additional...

Mitsubishi winning the 'power from space' race
13 April 2015 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has successfully completed a...

Alstom to supply EEB's first 500 kV substation
13 April 2015 Alstom Grid has been awarded a €23 million contract to supply the first...

New National Grid pylon unveiled
13 April 2015 National Grid has constructed working versions of the new...

Wärtsilä wins €120 million power order
13 April 2015 Wärtsilä has signed a major contract to supply power generation capacity...

New benchmark for PV in Dubai
03 April 2015 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a landmark PV...

Irsching CCGTs to be shut down
02 April 2015 The owners of Irsching 4 and 5 have notified the German Federal...

Commission opens investigation into GE's acquisition of Alstom's energy businesses
02 April 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to...

Siemens wins order for 300 MW wind project in Oklahoma
02 April 2015 Siemens has been awarded a contract by Apex Clean Energy to supply,...

Prysmian wins € 230 m grid connection contract
02 April 2015 Prysmian Group has secured a new award from 50Hertz Offshore GmbH -...

Green Bank raises £463 million for offshore wind
02 April 2015 The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has announced first close on a...

Conergy expands into Turkey
02 April 2015 Solar firm Conergy is expanding into the Turkish energy market with...

Zesco appoints Mott MacDonald for project in Zambia
02 April 2015 Zesco has appointed Mott MacDonald to act as project manager to improve...

Brazil exploits reservoirs' solar potential
02 April 2015 Brazil is to investigate the potential of using floating solar panels at...

March 2015


The offshore wind industry 'can compete within a decade'
27 March 2015 The European offshore wind industry can reach cost-competitiveness...

Europe's solar market falls by 30 %
27 March 2015 The global solar market grew slightly in 2014 to about 40 GW, while...

UK carbon dioxide emissions fall by 10%
27 March 2015 The UK's net carbon emissions fell almost 10 % below 2013 levels in 2014,...

Global CO2 emissions level off
27 March 2015 The International Energy Agency has released data showing that there was...

Green bank targets overseas investment
27 March 2015 The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) is to target east Africa, South...

Tharwa to build 6 GW coal plant
27 March 2015 Tharwa Investments has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with...

TSOs stepped up co-operation during eclipse
27 March 2015 European transmission system operators (TSOs) successfully managed to...

UK planning process eased for rooftop solar
27 March 2015 The UK government is hoping to stimulate investment in the commercial...

Kiyú wind farm construction starts
27 March 2015 Spanish firm Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios has started construction of...

UK tidal lagoon project attracts government support
20 March 2015 Chancellor George Osborne's UK Budget statement on 18 March included...

ABB wins $900 million Nordlink order
20 March 2015 ABB has won orders from a consortium of utilities led by Statnett and...

RWE invests in solar firm
20 March 2015 RWE Supply & Trading has made an equity investment in Conergy, one of...

UK biomass projects select STs
20 March 2015 Danish power plant firm Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC)...

Canada's Shepard Energy Centre commissioned
20 March 2015 Enmax Corporation and Capital Power Corporation say that the Shepard...

EEHC targets 4 GW of development
20 March 2015 Masdar, ACWA Power and the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC)...

UK warned of cyber threat
20 March 2015 The electricity system's increasing reliance on IT will heighten the risk...

Solar eclipse - a testing time for Europe
19 March 2015 The solar eclipse due at 9.30 am over most of northern and central Europe...

New MOF material shows promise for CCS costs
13 March 2015 Scientists from the University of California believe they could...

New, cheaper, more compact AC grid access solution
13 March 2015 Siemens has launched a new AC grid access solution designed for...

Wind turbine shipments reach record level
13 March 2015 The global wind energy market attained record levels of turbine shipments...

Block Island offshore wind farm completes financing
13 March 2015 Deepwater Wind says that it has secured all debt and equity funding needed...

Eskom launches investigation into 'poor performance'
13 March 2015 Eskom's board has suspended four senior executives and commissioned...

Abengoa awarded significant TX contract in Canada  
13 March 2015 Abengoa has been selected by NSP Maritime Link Inc, a subsidiary of...

Cable rating 'game-changer'
13 March 2015 RES Offshore has designed what it calls a 'game-changing' new rating...

Australian first for floating solar
13 March 2015 The first floating solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Australia is due...

France-Spain interconnector inaugurated
06 March 2015 Prysmian Group has announced that the milestone HVDC underground cable...

India 'will add 100 GW of clean coal capacity by 2025'
06 March 2015 India's clean coal capacity is expected to increase by approximately 103...

Batteries to power a small island
06 March 2015 Saft has been awarded its first contract for an energy storage system...

Tidal lagoon plans unveiled in the UK
06 March 2015 Plans for a large-scale tidal lagoon project in Wales took a significant...

Medupi produces first power
06 March 2015 The first six units of South Africa's Medupi power station have...

Elia, National Grid sign Nemo deal
06 March 2015 Engineering and design work on the first electricity interconnector...

Statkraft buys Chilean hydro firm
06 March 2015 Norwegian utility Statkraft has signed an agreement to buy a majority...

National Grid issues new balancing reserve tender
06 March 2015 National Grid has issued a tender for power generators and demand...

February 2015


ENTSO-E policy paper on cross-border participation
27 February 2015 As a follow-up to its paper 'Market Design Policy', the European...

Commission launches plan for Energy Union
27 February 2015 The European Commission has announced the adoption of a strategy designed...

Solar energy emerging as cheapest power source - new study
27 February 2015 By 2025, the cost of producing power in central and southern Europe will...

Industry project to improve tidal turbine powertrain reliability
27 February 2015 The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched the first phase...

Cummins opens alternator factory in UK
27 February 2015 Cummins has opened a new purpose built production facility dedicated to...

Smart grid demonstration project in Poland
27 February 2015 Four major Japanese organisations have announced that they have been...

ABB to strengthen Stockholm's power network
27 February 2015 ABB has won an order worth around $11 million from the Swedish...

World's largest offshore wind farm gains consent
20 February 2015 The giant Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind farm has been granted...

Public hearings for UK CCS project
20 February 2015 National Grid's CCS Project to build a new pipeline in the north of...

'Need for new renewables integration policies' - study
20 February 2015 A study by engineers Mott MacDonald has concluded that new policies...

GE to replace TVA coal units with H-class GTs
20 February 2015 The Tennessee Valley Authority is moving ahead with plans to replace...

First power generated from Borkum Riffgrund 1
20 February 2015 Dong Energy has produced power for the first time at the 312 MW...

Siemens commissions GT burner test centre
20 February 2015 Siemens has commissioned its Clean Energy Centre, a new gas turbine...

8 MW WTGs chosen for Walney extension
20 February 2015 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been chosen by Dong Energy as preferred...

Siemens to provide WTGs for three large projects in SA
20 February 2015 Siemens has secured a large wind power contract in South Africa with an...

Trina Solar overtakes Yingli Green Energy
20 February 2015 Trina Solar has overtaken Yingli Green Energy as the world's...

Accountability row over nuclear waste fines
13 February 2015 In an extraordinary row over responsibility for fines levied by New Mexico...

NordLink HVDC interconnector will use Nexans' cables
13 February 2015 The Nordlink project, the first power interconnector to link Norway...

£51m EIB backing for Gwynt y Mor offshore transmission link
13 February 2015 The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide £51 m in backing for...

Plug pulled on FutureGen project
13 February 2015 The USA's coal lobby has accused the country's government of hypocrisy...

GE-Andritz preferred for tidal lagoon
13 February 2015 The developers of a proposed tidal lagoon power plant in the UK have...

2 GW solar farm approved
13 February 2015 A regional council in Queensland, Australia, has given approval for...

Apple buys stake in California solar farm
13 February 2015 Apple is to invest $848 million in a solar project that will power...

Panama builds spot market for solar
13 February 2015 A new solar farm planned for construction in Panama will become one of only...

Obama proposes GHG reward fund
06 February 2015 The US administration is proposing a $4 billion fund to reward states...

Expert EU team to assess acceleration of offshore wind approvals
06 February 2015 A team of European experts is to look at ways of accelerating...

ENTSO-E launches tender for frequency restoration products
06 February 2015 ENTSO-E is launching a call for tender to assess automatic...

MAN D&T to deliver new power station for Gibraltar
06 February 2015 MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a contract to deliver three 14V51/60G gas...

K-Electric signs accord on new capacity
05 February 2015 Pakistan's K-Electric has signed an agreement with China...

Dong buys out Smart Wind's Hornsea interest
05 February 2015 Dong Energy has acquired a 66.66 per cent stake in the Hornsea Project...

Tenaska clears hurdle on Texas power plant
05 February 2015 Tenaska has been given the green light to build a $500 million...

UK launches waste-to-energy fund
05 February 2015 The UK government has announced the creation of a new fund aimed...

Glennmont buys French wind farms
05 February 2015 Investment firm Glennmont Partners has closed the acquisition of...

January 2015


Areva launches novel corrosion prevention technique
30 January 2015 Areva has developed what it says is a ground-breaking, innovative...

UK government makes limited fracking concession
30 January 2015 The UK government has agreed to a ban on fracking but only in the...

Siemens receives order for 48 MW Alexander wind project
30 January 2015 Siemens has received an order to supply 21 wind turbines for the 48...

Scotland calls moratorium on fracking
30 January 2015 The Scottish government has imposed a moratorium on unconventional oil...

Consultancy warns of UXO risk for offshore wind
30 January 2015 A specialist offshore risk consultancy is warning the wind industry...

Supercritical boiler ordered for Duyen Hai 3
30 January 2015 Sumitomo Corporation has placed an order with Babcock & Wilcox for the...

Gamesa wins 84 MW Brazil contract
30 January 2015 Iberdrola and Neoenergia have awarded Gamesa a contract to supply 42...

Glennmont fund buys UK biomass scheme
30 January 2015 Glennmont Partners says that its clean energy fund, Glennmont Clean...

'Large scale sector investment is at risk' - WEF
23 January 2015 Diminishing financial returns for utilities have put at risk the ability...

Doosan Babcock commits to strategic partnership with EDF
23 January 2015 UK based engineering specialist Doosan Babcock has signed the EDF...

Legal challenge to Hinkley C is confirmed
23 January 2015 Austria's government has confirmed that it is to launch a legal...

Alstom to supply the power island for Kirikkale CC plant
23 January 2015 Alstom has been awarded two contracts worth in total over €220 million...

CHPA relaunches as Association for Decentralised Energy
23 January 2015 The UK's Combined Heat and Power Association had been renamed the...

Four utilities drop ZEP membership
22 January 2015 Four European utilities that have vacated their membership of the...

Maintenance backlog strains SA system
22 January 2015 Rolling blackouts are likely to be a daily occurrence in South Africa...

GDF Suez is preferred bidder for CSP
22 January 2015 South Africa's Department of Energy has awarded preferred bidder status...

Renewable costs plummeting, says IRENA
22 January 2015 The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached...

Saudi Arabia to build integrated solar and CC plant
16 January 2015 Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has selected GE for a project that...

Obama targets methane emissions
16 January 2015 US president Barack Obama has announced a plan to cut methane emissions...

NMR loses £9bn nuclear clean-up contract
16 January 2015 The UK government has cancelled the contract held by private...

ABB wins $40 million grid strengthening contract in Sri Lanka
16 January 2015 ABB has won an order worth about $40 million from Ceylon Electricity...

Clean energy investment rebounds
16 January 2015 Growth in solar photovoltaics (PV) and the offshore wind sector has helped...

ACWA consortium wins 350 MW solar contract
16 January 2015 A consortium led by Saudia Arabia's ACWA Power International has won...

ADB will support solar development in India
16 January 2015 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to support the development of 200 MW...

E.On sells Italian assets
16 January 2015 E.On has sold its thermal generating assets in Italy to Czech...

Macquarie buys Baltic 2 stake
16 January 2015 Macquarie Capital is to partner with EnBW in the Baltic 2 offshore windfarm.

Alstom hit with largest foreign bribery fine in US legal history
09 January 2015 Alstom has been fined a record $772.3 m by the US Department of Justice...

Bechtel and Westinghouse form decommissioning partnership in the USA
09 January 2015 Bechtel has formed a partnership with Westinghouse Electric Company...

Longest subsea cable deal is close
09 January 2015 National Grid and Statnett, which are developing a 1400 MW, ±525 kV...

Dong firms up on Burbo Bank extension
09 January 2015 Dong Energy says it will go ahead with the construction of a 258 MW...

Juwi seals South African deal
09 January 2015 Solar energy firm Sonnedix says that it has closed all contracts on a...

Wärtsilä supports Eurocement modernisation
09 January 2015 Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Eurocement Group for the supply of...

More floating solar planned for Japan
09 January 2015 Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has announced plans to build the world's...

Vietnam close to Duyen Hai 2 agreement
09 January 2015 Vietnam has reached a preliminary agreement with Malaysian firm Janakuasa...

December 2014


Climate concerns rise, fuelled by growing coal consumption  
22 December 2014 The Worldwatch Institute says that the continued increase in coal...

UK energy policies come under heavy fire
22 December 2014 Think tank The Institute for Public Policy Research has branded...

ABB and Hitachi to form strategic power grid partnership
18 December 2014 ABB and Hitachi have signed an agreement to form a joint venture for...

Global energy and carbon intensity rates continue to decline
18 December 2014 Global energy intensity, defined as worldwide total energy...

Abengoa secures financing of Xina Solar One
18 December 2014 Abengoa and South Africa's Department of Energy have signed a power...

Oil price fall 'will boost gas turbine sales'
18 December 2014 According to analysts The McIlvane Company the lower prices for oil...

Highview signs licence and investment deal with Advanced Emissions Solutions
18 December 2014 Highview Power Storage, a UK based designer and developer of liquid...

EDF buys stake in Sinop dam
16 December 2014 EDF has purchased a 51 per cent stake in Sinop Energy Company, the firm...

Funding sought to develop solar 'cloth'
16 December 2014 A firm is seeking funding to further develop a lightweight...

Sumitomo wins geothermal bid
16 December 2014 Sumitomo Corp has won a contract to construct two geothermal units...

South Africa wants to build new coal plant  
16 December 2014 South Africa's government has issued a tender requesting bidders to...

Canada narrows down options for nuclear repository sites
11 December 2014 Two sites in Bruce County, Ontario have 'strong potential' to meet the...

First 7F.05s reach full power in Saudi Arabia
11 December 2014 The first four GE 7F.05 gas turbines in the field have successfully...

Three UK wind farms get the go-ahead
11 December 2014 An offshore wind project that is expected to bring up to 2500 local jobs...

GE launches two GT technologies
11 December 2014 GE has introduced two new technologies for its 7F gas turbine...

Upgrade for Western Australia's largest gas-fired power station
11 December 2014 Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over €20 million (A$30 million)...

African Development Bank grants Ouarzazate loans
10 December 2014 Morocco's Ouarzazate solar complex has won a second round of funding from...

E.On's Eneva seeks credit protection
10 December 2014 Brazilian power producer Eneva has filed for bankruptcy protection in a...

Fluor inks MOU with CNNC
10 December 2014 Fluor Corporation and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) are to...

Wärtsilä wins Oman contract
10 December 2014 Musandam Power Company has placed an order with Wärtsilä for the supply of...

Amec Foster Wheeler wins UK contract
10 December 2014 Nugeneration Ltd. (NuGen) has placed an order with Amec Foster Wheeler...

TÜV SÜD to conduct wide area plant assessment in India
02 December 2014 Indian energy provider MP Power Generation Company Ltd (MPPGENCO)...

Researchers find way to turn sawdust into gasoline
02 December 2014 Researchers at KU Leuven's Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis,...

50MW storage extension planned for Wales
02 December 2014 Snowdonia Pumped Hydro, which intends to build a 600 MWh pumped...

Siemens to sell its tidal power business
02 December 2014 Siemens has blamed the slow development of the tidal energy market for...

New solar world record
02 December 2014 A new world record for the direct conversion of sunlight into electricity...

Fishermen's Energy seeks TÜV expertise
01 December 2014 Fishermen's Energy has awarded a contract for independent engineering...

Topaz PV plant comes on-line
01 December 2014 A 550 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant has started operations...

SunEdison plans 1 GW solar for Brazil
01 December 2014 SunEdison has announced plans to develop, own and operate 1 GW of solar...

E.On to spin off its fossil fuel generation business
01 December 2014 E.On is to spin off the major portion of its electricity generating...

November 2014


Flamanville 3 delayed until 2017
24 November 2014 French utility EDF has announced a further one-year delay in the...

Siemens and LG Chem to collaborate on ESS systems
24 November 2014 Siemens and LG Chem have agreed to collaborate more closely on...

Aggreko expands UK footprint
24 November 2014 Aggreko, the prominent supplier of temporary power and temperature...

First order for Siemens H class GTs in Japan
24 November 2014 Siemens has received its first order from Japan for the delivery of...

Ineos plans shale gas investment
24 November 2014 Ineos is planning to invest up to £640 million in the UK's shale gas...

WavePod prototype success
24 November 2014 Aquamarine Power says that it has reached a significant milestone with...

Study of future of GB electricity distribution
24 November 2014 Parsons Brinckerhoff is to lead a consortium to carry out a detailed...

Isle of Man wind selects Dong
24 November 2014 The Isle of Man government has selected Dong Energy as its preferred...

Total steps up energy storage investment
24 November 2014 Total Energy Ventures, the French oil firm's venture capital arm, has made...

Test runs have started for the BorWin2 link
17 November 2014

ABB solution to supply automation for Ain Djasser III
17 November 2014 ABB has won orders from Ansaldo Energia to supply a plant automation...

USA and China finalise climate deal
17 November 2014 The USA and China have agreed a set of new joint actions on climate...

AMEC completes Foster Wheeler takeover
17 November 2014 AMEC has announced the successful completion of its offer for...

Iran wants to build eight nuclear reactors
17 November 2014 Russia has signed a co-operation agreement with Iran that could lead to...

Synergy investigating collapse of cooling tower wall
17 November 2014 Lawmakers in Western Australia have called for a full safety audit of...

Philippines starts up largest wind farm
17 November 2014 The Philippines' 150 MW Burgos wind farm has started operations and...

Construction starts at Lake Turkana
17 November 2014 Construction of the €625 million Lake Turkana wind power project in Kenya...

Vattenfall is selling its lignite plants in Germany
07 November 2014 Vattenfall has announced plans to sell its German lignite mining...

Silo collapse strains Eskom's power system
07 November 2014 Eskom says that its power system is likely to come under severe...

US 'heading for energy independence'
07 November 2014 High levels of energy production and falling energy demand will help the...

Successful test for Searaser
06 November 2014 Energy firm Ecotricity has announced the successful completion of first...

MW-scale battery heads for Bolivian hybrid plant
06 November 2014 Saft's energy storage business has made an important breakthrough in...

Risen Energy signs Mexico deal
06 November 2014 Chinese firm Risen Energy says it will invest $600 million in...

Moroccan strategy on target, says IEA
06 November 2014 Morocco has made considerable advances in renewable energy deployment...

Solar sees success in Brazil
06 November 2014 Solar energy companies have hailed Brazil's latest renewable energy...

Michigan improves its grid stability
06 November 2014 ABB has commissioned the world's first HVDC back-to-back system...

Siemens set to acquire Dresser-Rand
06 November 2014 Siemens has entered into an agreement with Dresser-Rand to acquire all...

Longest submarine cable yet goes to sea
06 November 2014 Nexans' cable laying ship C/S Nexans Skagerrak has left Halden,...

October 2014


HVDC superconductor cable energised in Korea
30 October 2014 Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), LS Cable & System, and AMSC...

GE, Synova and MakinoPartner to develop advanced GT manufacturing machines
30 October 2014 GE has announced an innovative manufacturing machine designed to produce...

ABB to provide cable solution for offshore wind connection in German North Sea
30 October 2014 ABB has won a significant order from the transmission grid operator TenneT...

MHPS to supply steam sets in the Philippines
30 October 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received an order for two steam...

Siemens to supply Armow and Cedar Point II wind projects
30 October 2014 Siemens' Wind Power and Renewables Division has received two new orders...

European 2030 climate targets agreed
30 October 2014 The European Council has agreed to the goals of the 2030 Climate and...

Alstom wins GB grid reinforcement contract
30 October 2014 Alstom has been awarded a contract by ScottishPower Transmission to provide...

ElecLink capacity auction - expressions of interest invited
30 October 2014 The owners of ElecLink, the Channel Tunnel interconnector project...

Caterpillar to supply 100 MW of power for Boa Vista
30 October 2014 Caterpillar and Oliveira Energia have signed an agreement for the...

SuperGrid Institute will get €86.6m in funding from the French state
24 October 2014 The European Commission has approved grant of €86.6 million proposed by...

New UK wind record
24 October 2014 The UK's wind farms generated a record amount of power on Saturday...

ABB to upgrade Kontek HVDC link
24 October 2014 ABB has won the contract to upgrade the 600 MW Kontek HVDC transmission...

MHPS completes new test facility for power boilers
22 October 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has completed the construction of...

First Solar marks Luz del Norte milestone
22 October 2014 First Solar has held a ceremony to mark the installation of the first...

DNV GL commissioned to assess UK gas scenarios
22 October 2014 The UK's Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has awarded DNV GL a contract...

Blaze at Didcot cuts UK capacity
22 October 2014 A fire at the Didcot B gas-fired power plant in England has reduced...

FlexiCycle chosen for cross-border project in N America
22 October 2014 Wärtsilä is to build a combined cycle power plant based on its...

Low Carbon and Nur Energie move TuNur forward
22 October 2014 Construction of a 2000 MW renewable energy project in Tunisia could start...

New power boosters for the LM6000
16 October 2014 GE's has launched a suite of data-driven solutions that uses the...

Nexans predicts slower market growth
16 October 2014 Although it considers that the long-term outlook for the cable industry...

Installation of new style conductors in UK
16 October 2014 Balfour Beatty has been awarded two new overhead line projects to install...

GE wins the Bazyan gas turbine contract
16 October 2014 GE has signed a contract with ENKA to supply power generation equipment...

Marubeni to assess Myanmar coal project
16 October 2014 Marubeni has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government...

Sub-Saharan Africa can unlock energy potential, says IEA
16 October 2014 Under-development of sub-Saharan Africa's considerable energy resources...

ADB under pressure over dam loan
16 October 2014 Environmental and human rights groups from Malaysia and around the world...

Scottish government approves four offshore wind projects
16 October 2014 The Scottish government has given planning consent to four major...

IFC to assess 1 GW Sounda hydro prospects
16 October 2014 The feasibility of developing a 1000 MW hydropower project at the...

Hinkley C deal is waved through
09 October 2014 The European Commission has approved the deal between the UK government...

New busbar system to reduce WTG losses
08 October 2014 Siemens has developed a new air-insulated busbar trunking system that it...

Voith to undertake Priest Rapids upgrade
08 October 2014 Voith Hydro has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate and upgrade...

The Cyclades to be joined to ENTSO-E
08 October 2014 Alstom has been awarded a contract for the turnkey supply of...

EFG Hermes acquires French wind stake
08 October 2014 Egypt-based investment bank EFG Hermes has made its first investment...

SunEdison closes finance for Jordan PV
08 October 2014 SunEdison has successfully closed a $50 million debt financing facility...

Al Nowais signs coal plant MOU
08 October 2014 Egypt's state-run power company EEHC and Al Nowais Investments have signed...

Mott MacDonald to supervise Kuni-Umi
08 October 2014 Construction of a 230 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Japan will...

WEC analyses energy investment risks
08 October 2014 The World Energy Council (WEC) has joined forces with Swiss Re and Marsh...

Opening of world's first commercial scale CCS project
02 October 2014 The CCS industry moves into a new phase this week with the inauguration on...

Exelon is first US adopter of GE H class
02 October 2014 Exelon has become the first US utility to opt for GE's new H...

US firms propose landmark clean energy project
01 October 2014 Four US energy firms are proposing to build a compressed air energy...

Demand side response adds security for UK
01 October 2014 Tata Steel and Flexitricity will help the UK's National Grid to...

UK grants Burbo Bank 2 consent
01 October 2014 Dong Energy is preparing to make a final investment decision on...

Heart-shaped PV plant to show 'the beauty of solar'
01 October 2014 Conergy has been commissioned to build a unique heart-shaped...

New laboratory test for smart grid systems
01 October 2014 Newcastle University and Siemens Energy Automation Division have opened...

September 2014


Poyry wins 130 MW solar engineering contract
25 September 2014 Pöyry has been awarded contracts to assist with the construction of a 130 MW...

Chile approves solar expansion
25 September 2014 Chile's government approves the build of almost 700 MW of solar power capacity.

Sleaford biomass plant handed over
25 September 2014 Glennmont Partners has announced the start of operations at its 38 MW...

India's Supreme Court cancels coal licences
24 September 2014 India's Supreme Court has cancelled 214 of the 218 coal mining...

Amec-Iberdrola JV wins ITER contracts
24 September 2014 Fusion for Energy (F4E) has awarded a joint venture of Amec, Iberdrola...

Wind industry looks to new heights
24 September 2014 Two US firms are looking to harness energy from strong winds at...

Trina to supply modules for project in Chile
20 September 2014 Trina Solar has secured its second order this year for the supply of...

Alaska opts for flywheel storage system
20 September 2014 ABB is to install an integrated commercial flywheel system on Kodiak...

Westermost Rough generates first power
19 September 2014 Electricity has been generated for the first time at the Westermost...

Foster Wheeler wins Hail contract
19 September 2014 Al-Toukhi Company has awarded Foster Wheeler a contract for the design...

Callide demo passes 7500 hours
18 September 2014 The Callide oxyfuel demonstration project is leading the way in...

US regulator certifies ESBWR reactor design
17 September 2014 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor...

Emerson takes control at troubled Longview
16 September 2014 Emerson Process Management has been named main automation contractor for...

Carlton opts for GE H gas turbines
15 September 2014 Carlton Power will employ three GE 9HA.01 gas turbines at its Trafford...

Samoa's first wind farm inaugurated
12 September 2014 Samoa's government says it has made a "significant step forward" in...

Falkenhagen P2G completes first year
12 September 2014 The Falkenhagen power to gas (P2G) pilot plant has injected more than...

Actis commits to Mexican venture
12 September 2014 Actis says that its new energy platform in Mexico, Zuma Energía,...

Kenyan-Chinese consortium wins Lamu tender
12 September 2014 The government of Kenya wants to build a 960 MW coal-fired power plant...

Toshiba consortium to build Malaysian coal project
12 September 2014 A joint venture company created by Mitsui and 1Malaysia Development...

AES plans expansion in Dominican Republic
12 September 2014 AES has announced a strategic partnership with the Estrella-Linda Group...

Financial close for Westermeerwind
12 September 2014 Construction of the 144 MW Westermeerwind wind farm in the Netherlands...

GCube to analyse wind turbine blade breakage history
12 September 2014 Specialist renewable energy underwriter GCube Underwriting Ltd has drawn...

National Grid seeks additional reserves
12 September 2014 Britain's National Grid has issued a tender for the supply of...

ABB aims for the Next Level
11 September 2014 A key element of ABB's new business strategy, unveiled as part of...

US DOE funds six microgrid projects
11 September 2014 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $8 million...

Final approval for Dutch-Danish interconnector
10 September 2014 The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT and its Danish...

UK review of ABWR reactor design progresses
10 September 2014 A pre-construction design review of the Hitachi-GE ABWR in the UK...

Floating solar plant set for Japan
10 September 2014 Construction of two utility-scale floating solar platforms, including...

Alstom, Petrofac win Galloper electrical work
09 September 2014 RWE Innogy has appointed Alstom and Petrofac to begin the detailed design...

Voith to equip Los Cóndores hydro project
09 September 2014 Chile's largest electric utility Endesa Chile has signed a contract...

ABB and BYD team up on energy storage
08 September 2014 ABB and China-based BYD Co., Ltd, have announced a 'strategic...

Alstom to refurbish Norwegian hydro
08 September 2014 Energiselskapet Buskerud has awarded Alstom a €4 million contract to...

Siemens hands over Shuweihat S3 in Abu Dhabi
05 September 2014 Siemens, together with its Korean consortium partner Daewoo Engineering...

Siemens H ordered for Dangjin 4, South Korea
03 September 2014 Siemens has received an order to supply its H-class gas turbine...

First order for GE's new 616 diesel engine
03 September 2014 GE's Distributed Power business has announced that UK based Clarke Energy...

Alstom sells steam auxiliary components business
02 September 2014 Alstom has completed the sale of its steam auxiliary components business...

Fortum acquires stake in wave developer Wello
02 September 2014 Fortum has acquired a minority share of 13.6 per cent in the Finnish...

Compact GIS switchgear promises to reduce offshore wind costs
02 September 2014 Siemens has launched what it describes as the "first compact...

Olkiluoto 3 start-up expected in 2018
01 September 2014 The third unit at TVO's Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in Finland is...

ABB completes HVDC link in Brazil
01 September 2014 ABB has successfully commissioned what it claims is the longest...

August 2014


US approves new nuclear waste rule
29 August 2014 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a final rule addressing...

Renewable growth under threat, says IEA report
28 August 2014 The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years...

Peaking power plant for Western Australia
28 August 2014 APR Energy has signed a contract with state-owned utility Horizon Power...

Verizon invests in solar
27 August 2014 US communications firm Verizon has pledged to invest nearly $40 million in...

Alstom wins HVDC trio worth €800M
27 August 2014 Alstom Grid announced it has been awarded three major high voltage...

ABB launches 525 kV underground and subsea cable system
27 August 2014 ABB has developed and tested a 525 kilovolt (kV) extruded high-voltage...

Loan for Laos hydro project
26 August 2014 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed a $217 million financing...

Funding agreed for MeyGen tidal
26 August 2014 MeyGen has agreed terms for a funding package to finance the construction...

TVA approves Memphis combined cycle plant
26 August 2014 The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors has approved plans...

Siemens receives Dudgeon order
22 August 2014 Siemens Energy has received an order from the Norwegian energy...

AP1000s under consideration for Utah
21 August 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings have signed...

UK's first site for two-bladed offshore wind turbines
21 August 2014 The Crown Estate has entered into an Agreement for Lease with Forthwind...

Voith to modernise German pumped storage plant
20 August 2014 Voith has won a contract from E.ON Kraftwerke to modernise one of...

ABB achieves breakthrough in green switchgear technology
20 August 2014 ABB says it has achieved a significant breakthrough in gas...

Siemens 6MW erected at Westermost Rough
20 August 2014 The first Siemens 6MW turbine has been successfully erected at the...

Belgian reactor forced offline after tampering
20 August 2014 Unit 4 of Belgium's Doel nuclear power plant will stay offline for...

ABB to connect MeyGen tidal
19 August 2014 ABB has announced that it will provide the onshore grid connection for...

Atkins selected for Swansea Bay
18 August 2014 Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has appointed Atkins to act as client's...

Foster Wheeler HRSGs destined for Asia
18 August 2014 Foster Wheeler's licensee, BHI, has received contracts to supply...

RWE to shut 1GW of coal plant
14 August 2014 RWE Generation plans to shut down a further three coal-fired power plants...

ABB to supply shore connection for Burbo Bank extension
13 August 2014 ABB has won an order worth around $30 million to supply an HV export...

North America's largest wind farm changes hands
13 August 2014 NRG Yield has acquired the 947 MW Alta Wind farm in Tehachapi,...

German renewables record for first half of 2014
13 August 2014 Germany produced 81 TWh of electricity from renewable sources in the...

Giant coal mine 'encroaching on source of Yellow River'
13 August 2014 Greenpeace has reported the existence of a giant coal mine that it says...

Ferrybridge 3 and 4 will be out of commission for months
13 August 2014 Experts have begun assessing the damage at the 2 GW Ferrybridge C coal...

Drax project does not appeal
13 August 2014 The court of appeal has ruled that biomass conversion of unit 3 at the 6...

Patriot combined-cycle plant starts construction
12 August 2014 Panda Power Funds has started construction on the 829MW...

First Solar breaks CdTe efficiency record - again
12 August 2014 US-based First Solar has set a new world record for cadmium-telluride...

Boiler inspections shut four UK reactors
11 August 2014 UK nuclear power plant operator, EDF Energy, has announced that it will...

Vattenfall moves ahead with Sandbank
11 August 2014 Vattenfall has announced that it will build the €1.2 billion...

Westinghouse moves on with Kozloduy 7
07 August 2014 Bulgaria's Council of Ministers has approved a plan in which...

France presents renewable energy plan
07 August 2014 A long-delayed energy bill outlining the French government's plans to...

GE wins distributed power orders in Africa
07 August 2014 GE's Distributed Power business has received orders for eight...

China sets PV target
07 August 2014 China's National Energy Administration (NEA) says that the country...

Superconductor-based grid system to be developed
07 August 2014 AMSC and ComEd are to develop and build a superconducting cable system...

Statkraft gains new partner in UK wind farms
07 August 2014 Statkraft has sold a 49 per cent stake in its UK onshore wind power...

Singapore targets low carbon growth
07 August 2014 The government of Singapore has outlined plans to boost research into...

UK's nuclear waste plan
07 August 2014 The UK government has launched a new long-term plan 'to deal permanently...

World Bank finances Senegal power project
07 August 2014 The World Bank has signed agreements to finance a new power plant in...

Scotland opens FloWave ocean research facility
06 August 2014 Edinburgh University has officially opened a new £10.5 million ocean...

EU clears Siemens, Rolls-Royce gas turbine deal
06 August 2014 Siemens has received approval from the European Commission for its...

Inventys captures additional funding for "breakthrough" gas phase CCS technology
01 August 2014 Inventys Thermal Technologies, a Canada based team of gas...

July 2014


Uruguay PV reaches financial close
31 July 2014 Construction of a 65 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Uruguay is set to...

ETI launches search for bioenergy project partners
31 July 2014 The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a new project in...

UK opens new onshore licensing round
30 July 2014 The UK came a step closer to commercial-scale shale gas extraction with...

Innovative loan taps geothermal potential
30 July 2014 The Asian Development bank says that a $50 million loan for a...

Batteries to stabilise Kauai grid
30 July 2014 Saft had been awarded a contract to provide a lithium-ion (Li-ion)...

Chinese firms win approval for coal plant in Bosnia
30 July 2014 A consortium of Chinese firms is set to build a 450 MW coal-fired power...

MHPS to merge with Babcock-Hitachi
30 July 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has announced that from...

ETI launches search for partners in new Bioenergy project
30 July 2014 The UK's Energy Technologies Institute has launched a new project in...

Alstom to equip combined cycle plant in Mexico
29 July 2014 Alstom is to supply the power island (KA24) for the fifth unit at...

Rwanda to unveil first utility-scale solar PV plant in East Africa
25 July 2014 The government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August the...

Drax funding decision reconsidered
25 July 2014 The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has informed Drax...

EU approves the UK's capacity market
24 July 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the UK's proposed capacity...

Myanmar outlines growth plans
24 July 2014 Myanmar is planning the construction of seven new power plants to...

EGCO buys Masinloc stake
24 July 2014 Thai independent power producer EGCO has completed the acquisition of a...

GE to install H class turbine in Kazan
24 July 2014 The IPP TGK-16 has been contracted to supply a power generation system...

MHI to build world's largest carbon capture system
24 July 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has received an order for what will be...

Ashalim partners secure finance
23 July 2014 Alstom, BrightSource and the NOY Infrastructure & Energy Investment Fund...

Dong divests Gode stake
23 July 2014 A consortium of Danish pension funds has bought a 50 per cent stake in...

Doosan orders Vinh Tan 4 STGs
23 July 2014 Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction of Korea and Mitsubishi...

SylWin1 success for Siemens
23 July 2014 Siemens has installed what it believes is the largest offshore...

Gamesa gains orders in Brazil
22 July 2014 Spanish wind company Gamesa has signed two contracts for the supply of...

Zimbabwe coal miner plans new plant
22 July 2014 Zimbabwean coal mining firm Makomo Resources has announced plans to build...

Abengoa wins its first TX project concession in India
18 July 2014

ABB commissions Skagerrak HVDC control upgrade
18 July 2014 Power and automation technology group ABB has commissioned an upgrade of...

AFC Energy signs Korean fuel cell agreements
18 July 2014 Alkali fuel cell developer AFC Energy has announced two...

First post-Fukushima reactor safety approval
17 July 2014 Japan's Nuclear Regulatory Authority has issued a draft decision to...

Partners dedicate Blackspring Ridge
17 July 2014 Alberta has marked the official start-up of western Canada's...

Lumicity sells its PV portfolio
17 July 2014 Renewable energy firm Lumicity is reducing its role in the UK's...

ABB wins Maritime link order
17 July 2014 NSP Maritime Link Inc. has awarded ABB a $400 million contract to supply...

Offshore innovation could drive down costs
17 July 2014 The cost of offshore wind energy could fall to below £85/MWh by the...

WTO rules against US solar duties
16 July 2014 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) says that the USA violated global...

High court says Drax unit 3 conversion is eligible for FID enabling, after all
16 July 2014 A UK high court judgement has found that conversion to biomass of unit 3...

Butendiek worker injured
10 July 2014 A worker constructing the Butendiek offshore wind farm has been...

Alstom wins Brazil wind contract
10 July 2014 Tractebel Energia Brasil has selected Alstom's ECO 122 wind turbine model...

NER-300 second-call funding
10 July 2014 As well as up to 300 million euro to the proposed 426 MWe White Rose...

Maine grid to be strengthened
10 July 2014 Two major electric utilities in the US state of Maine have agreed to...

White Rose captures European funding
09 July 2014 The UK's proposed White Rose Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project...

EIB agrees loan for Austrian hydro
08 July 2014 Illwerke is receiving a €280 million loan from the European Investment...

Areva and Gamesa agree to offshore wind JV
07 July 2014 Seven months after starting negotiations, Gamsea and Areva have...

Siemens wins first wind order in Belgium
07 July 2014 Siemens Energy has secured a 33 MW wind turbine order for the first phase...

Finland launches energy storage research
03 July 2014 Finland has launched a major programme aimed at developing technologies...

BHEL commissions 250 MW unit
03 July 2014 India's Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has brought the output of...

Statkraft, Statoil make Dudgeon decision
03 July 2014 The Dudgeon offshore wind farm is expected to start generating energy...

Qatar Solar Energy secures silicon deal
03 July 2014 Qatar Solar Energy anticipates that a landmark deal with...

Another step closer to capacity market in the UK
02 July 2014 The UK government intends to procure 53.3 GW by auction for delivery...

UK plans 2 MW battery storage
02 July 2014 Toshiba will provide the battery for the UK's first 2 MW...

June 2014


Toshiba and GDF SUEZ complete NuGen nuke deal
30 June 2014 Toshiba Corp and GDF Suez have completed a deal that will result in...

Aggreko expands in Mozambique
30 June 2014 Aggreko has expanded its presence in Mozambique with a contract to...

EPC award for Pakistan solar
27 June 2014 A Chinese firm has been awarded the contracts for the...

Minergy building new coal plant
26 June 2014 A new 110 MW coal fired power plant under construction in Mindanao will...

GHG challenge to EPA results in a draw
26 June 2014 On 23 June the US Supreme Court partially upheld and partially...

Green bank plans offshore wind investments
25 June 2014 The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has announced plans to invest...

ACWA Power aims for Vietnam IPP
25 June 2014 ACWA Power has made its first foray into the power sector of South East Asia.

Cleanergy launches CHP system for older landfills
24 June 2014 Sweden-based Cleanergy has launched a new Stirling engine-based genset,...

High Court rules in favour of Lark's PV plan
24 June 2014 In what could prove to be an important judgement for PV project developers...

Alstom Board votes to accept GE offer
23 June 2014 The Alstom Board of Directors has voted unanimously to accept an...

Order from Petronas, Malaysia, takes Siemens H total to 32
23 June 2014 Siemens, in consortium with MMC Engineering Services Sdn Bhd (MMCES)...

B&V wins Grand River engineering services contract
21 June 2014 Black & Veatch has been selected by Grand River Dam Authority,...

Wärtsilä wins captive plant order
20 June 2014 A cement firm in Saudi Arabia has placed a fast-track order with Wärtsilä...

Rame Energy finances Chilean wind projects
20 June 2014 Rame Energy says that a financing deal it has signed with Santander will...

Globeleq buys Cameroon assets
19 June 2014 Independent power producer Globeleq has boosted its presence in...

AMEC awarded UAE contract
19 June 2014 ENEC has awarded engineering firm AMEC a strategic framework contract...

Green light for 1200 MW East Anglia One
18 June 2014 The British government has given consent for the construction of a 1200...

UK-China nuke deal to go ahead
18 June 2014 The UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced the signing...

MHI/Siemens table offer for Alstom
17 June 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) and Siemens AG have joined forces...

Bilfinger to test foundations for Wikinger
17 June 2014 German engineering group Bilfinger has been selected to manufacture,...

Siemens to equip Poland's Jaworzno III
16 June 2014 Siemens has secured an order worth €208 million to supply the turbine...

Blast at Kosovo A coal plant
13 June 2014 The government of Kosovo is investigating the cause of an explosion at...

Ministers reject HidroAysén
13 June 2014 Plans for the construction of five hydroelectric dams on two rivers in...

Rapid build for Provence PV
12 June 2014 Martifer Solar says that it took just 10 weeks to build an 11 MW...

Seacat Ranger embarks on new charters
12 June 2014 One of the latest offshore energy support vessels is on its way to...

DNV GL: integrated approach can reduce offshore wind costs by 10%
12 June 2014 The DNV GL 'FORCE' manifesto identifies potential cost savings for...

Alstom, Saft and EDF collaborate in new storage demo
12 June 2014 A consortium of Alstom and Saft, formed in 2013 in response to a call...

MHI joins with Siemens for Alstom bid
11 June 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Siemens AG announced that they...

Iberdrola and CFE to collaborate in Mexico
11 June 2014 Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) and Iberdrola have agreed...

Wind capacity to near 680GW by 2020
11 June 2014 Despite an overall slump in installations in 2013, the global cumulative...

MHPS wins combined-cycle order in Korea
09 June 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) is to supply two M501J...

Amanecer Solar completed in Chile
09 June 2014 SunEdison's 100 MW Amanecer Solar CAP has been inaugurated by...

Finland launches biorefinery competition
06 June 2014 Finland's Ministry of Employment and the Economy is organising...

EPA to seek deep cuts in carbon emissions from power plants
05 June 2014 The USA's Environmental Protection Agency has issued a proposed new rule...

EBRD agrees loan for Romanian wind farm
05 June 2014 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has arranged...

Asia closes the gap in renewable indices
05 June 2014 Power markets in Asia are becoming increasingly attractive for...

Australians win European wave power grant
04 June 2014 Perpetuwave Power says that a £63 000 grant from the European...

BT signs £440m UK wind PPAs
04 June 2014 Telecoms firm BT has signed long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs)...

MHI to establish distributed power business
04 June 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has announced that it will...

IEA: $48 trillion of energy investment needed by 2035
03 June 2014 Meeting the world's growing need for energy will require more than...

Alstom to upgrade Harjavalta hydro
03 June 2014 Alstom has signed a €10 million contract with Länsi-Suomen Voima Oy...

MHPS, Daelim to build 420MW coal plant in the Philippines
02 June 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS), working jointly with...

Vestas to supply Guatemala's first wind project
02 June 2014 Vestas has signed an order to supply 16 of its V112-3.3 MW wind turbines...

May 2014


New power distribution technology from ABB
30 May 2014 ABB has announced the launch of its latest compact secondary...

ORE puts Blyth wind demo site up for sale
30 May 2014 The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult intends to sell its stake in the...

AES to convert Harding Street to gas
27 May 2014 AES has been granted permission by the Indiana authorities build a...

Enel GP secures IFC finance
26 May 2014 The International Finance Corporation (IFC) says that a $200 million...

JV sealed for Pagbilao power plant
26 May 2014 Subsidiaries of Aboitiz Power Corp. and TeaM Energy Corp. have signed a...

Philippines connects first PV plant
25 May 2014 The initial phase of the first solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in...

Mott MacDonald to advise on Mexico CCGT
25 May 2014 United M&E Investment has appointed Mott MacDonald as its technical...

US wood pellet exports to Europe: a fast growing business
23 May 2014 The US Energy Information Administrations reports that wood pellet...

Parsons Brinckerhoff and Watt Power develop gas-fired peakers for the UK
23 May 2014 Engineering consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff says it is working with...

Russia and China sign 30-year gas deal
22 May 2014 Alexey Miller, chairman of the Gazprom management committee and Zhou...

Mount Signal PV plant completed
22 May 2014 Abengoa has completed construction of Mount Signal Solar, the $US...

UK MPs call for CCS to be fast-tracked after 'lost decade'
21 May 2014 An influential cross-party committee of MPs have urged the UK government...

Fortum fires Areva-Siemens from Loviisa modernisation project
21 May 2014 Finnish utility Fortum has terminated a contract with a consortium of...

Prysmian secures €730m West of Adlergrund contract
21 May 2014 Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract to design, produce and install...

TVO asks to delay Olkiluoto 4
21 May 2014 Teollisuuden Voima Oy has asked the Finnish government to extend its...

EPA finalises cooling water intake rule
20 May 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency's long awaited and much...

Siemens bags €1.5bn Gemini wind order
20 May 2014 Siemens has secured an €1.5 billion order to supply 150 wind turbines for...

Sea Challenger gets ready for Westermost Rough
20 May 2014 A2SEA's new Chinese-built installation vessel, Sea Challenger, arrived at...

Vestas wins 148 MW order from First Wind
20 May 2014 Dutch firm Vestas has received an order to supply 48 of its V112-3.0...

NEC acquires A123 Energy Solutions
19 May 2014 NEC Corporation has announced completion of the acquisition of A123...

Germany sets new RE record
16 May 2014 The supply of renewable energy available on the system reached a new...

Second US Siemens H-class GT enters operation
15 May 2014 Three Siemens 274 MW SGT6-8000H gas turbines have started...

New foundation design selected for Fécamp
15 May 2014 A new "float out and sink" offshore wind turbine foundation design will...

Chevron begins shale drilling in Romania
15 May 2014 Chevron has started drilling its first exploratory well in search of...

Martifer completes grid parity solar project
15 May 2014 Martifer Solar says that the completion of one of the first non-subsidised...

US city opts for fast-response gas plant
15 May 2014 The US city of Alexandria has contracted Wärtsilä to supply a gas-fired...

Agua Caliente solar PV plant completed
14 May 2014 NRG Energy and MidAmerican Renewables say that they have...

GDF Suez team wins French offshore wind tender
14 May 2014 The French government has selected a team comprising GDF Suez,...

Duke to build $1.5bn combined-cycle plant in Florida
14 May 2014 US utility Duke Energy has announced plans to invest a total of $1.86...

E.ON results allow continued focus on renewables
13 May 2014 E.ON has reported a 13% fall in net income to €1.2 billion in the...

Second Siemens H class plant goes commercial in the USA
13 May 2014 Siemens reports that a second H class combined cycle plant, with an...

World premiere in Essen for a superconductor
13 May 2014 On 30 April RWE integrated the world's longest superconductor cable...

Shanghai Electric to buy 40% stake in Ansaldo Energia
12 May 2014 Shanghai Electric has agreed to acquire a 40% stake in Italian firm...

Power-to-gas storage plant commissioned in Germany
12 May 2014 ITM Power, the energy storage company, has officially inaugurated the...

US DOE funds offshore wind demos
08 May 2014 The US Department of Energy has selected three offshore wind...

Rolls-Royce sells gas turbine business to Siemens
08 May 2014 Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement to sell its energy gas turbine...

Scotland supports quayside development
08 May 2014 The Scottish government is hoping to boost the development of the...

Alstom profits fall as it considers GE bid
07 May 2014 French engineering group Alstom has reported a 28% fall in net profits...

FW closes SESS purchase
07 May 2014 Foster Wheeler has started to integrate the assets of Siemens...

RWE plans Littlebrook closure
07 May 2014 RWE's 1140 MW Littlebrook power plant in the UK is set to close at the end...

UK and Japan make pledge on energy, climate change
06 May 2014 The UK and Japan say they will work together to tackle climate change...

Vestas wins WTG order in Philippines
06 May 2014 Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received an order for 21...

Areva molten salt storage demo begins operations
06 May 2014 Areva has started operation of a molten salt energy storage...

Jinko signs 100 MW for Chile
06 May 2014 JinkoSolar is to supply 100 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to...

Mars partners on 200 MW Texas wind farm
02 May 2014 Confectionary company Mars Incorporated is to partner with...

Alstom board endorses GE bid
01 May 2014 The Alstom board of directors has confirmed (Wednesday 30 April) that it...

US could double hydropower capacity by 2030
01 May 2014 There is potential for over 65 GW of new hydropower development -...

Trina supplies Chile project
01 May 2014 Trina Solar is to supply 36 MW of its high efficiency solar modules to...

GE targets India's solar sector
01 May 2014 The financial arm of GE has made its first investment in India's solar...

April 2014


6 Alpha to help TenneT navigate North Sea minefield
30 April 2014 Offshore risk management firm 6 Alpha Associates is to help TenneT reduce...

GDF Suez inaugurates Uch II combined cycle plant
30 April 2014 GDF Suez has officially inaugurated the Uch II combined cycle power plant...

Banks shore up Brazilian utilities
29 April 2014 A group of 13 banks have pledged a loan of BR11.2 billion ($5.1 billion)...

US could face 4% emissions rise by 2040 with accelerated nuclear retirements
29 April 2014 Carbon dioxide emissions could be 4% higher in 2040 if all US nuclear...

Alstom considers two rescue deals
28 April 2014 Troubled French engineering giant Alstom, which recently put its...

Foundations complete at Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm
28 April 2014 RWE Innogy says it has successfully installed all 160 foundations for the...

Obama boosts US solar sector
24 April 2014 The US government has promised to support the deployment of solar energy in...

UK wind cut-backs threatened
24 April 2014 The UK's Conservative party, which is in government in coalition with...

Ontario eliminates coal generation
24 April 2014 The Canadian province of Ontario has fulfilled its commitment to end...

Support for offshore wind and biomass under the UK's new CfD scheme
24 April 2014 Eight projects have been awarded investment contracts under what is...

Japan energises mega solar project
24 April 2014 Japan's largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant has started operating.

Google signs up to its largest renewable energy commitment
24 April 2014 Google has signed its seventh, and largest commitment to date, to...

Energos moves waste plant project to next stage
24 April 2014 Energos has appointed Mott MacDonald to provide engineering, procurement...

RWE announces first UK solar farm
24 April 2014 RWE has made is first foray into the UK's rapidly-growing solar energy sector.

Doosan opens centre to analyse power plant operation data
22 April 2014 Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has begun a drive to expand its...

Major suppliers fined over cable cartel
15 April 2014 Goldman Sachs Group, which owned Prysmian between 2005 and 2010, and a...

BorWin3 grid connection contracts awarded
15 April 2014 The main contracts for the BorWin3 offshore wind platform grid...

Clean coal IPP for Dubai?
15 April 2014 DEWA has announced a competitive tender to select a developer (or...

GE Distributed Power goes to Latin America
15 April 2014 GE's is to supply four LM2500+G4 aeroderivative gas turbine generators to...

Enel signs MOU in China
15 April 2014 Enel is aiming to take advantage of growth opportunities in China's...

E.ON welcomes fuel tax refund decision
15 April 2014 E.ON has welcomed a decision by the Hamburg Finance Court to uphold...

Tawau marks progress on geothermal project
15 April 2014 Tawau Green Energy has signed two separate memoranda of understanding...

Deep disappointment over Temelin cancellation
14 April 2014 Westinghouse describes itself as "deeply disappointed" by the cancellation...

Foster Wheeler awarded Thai Binh contract
14 April 2014 Marubeni Corporation has awarded Foster Wheeler a contract to design...

Alpiq acquires UK demand response leader Flexitricity
10 April 2014 With the acquisition of Flexitricity, said to be UK's leader in...

GE launches new low-wind speed turbine in India
10 April 2014 GE has introduced a new advanced low-wind speed turbine, the 1.7-103,...

Alstom to supply gas turbines to CC plant in Chile
10 April 2014 Alstom is to supply two GT13E2 gas turbines and long-term services for...

TCM reports carbon capture R&D is thriving
10 April 2014 A comprehensive report analysing the next generation of carbon...

Norway boosts renewables investment
10 April 2014 Norway has mandated its sovereign wealth fund to increase investments...

ABB to invest $300 million in China expansion
09 April 2014 ABB has announced that it will invest $300 million over the next five...

Siemens wins $590m order to equip Saudi CC plant
09 April 2014 Siemens Energy has received an order to equip the three-unit Rabigh...

UK unveils rooftop solar strategy
08 April 2014 The UK government has published the second part of its solar strategy,...

ABB and Prysmian to supply cable for Danish wind farm
08 April 2014 ABB has won a $40 million order from Danish transmission system...

NEC commissions energy storage system for Enel
03 April 2014 NEC Corporation has commissioned an Energy Storage System (ESS) for...

UK National Renewable Energy Centre and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult merge
03 April 2014 The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and the National Renewable...

GSE Systems deploys CCGT simulator in UK
02 April 2014 A full scope combined cycle power plant simulator supplied by GSE...

MHI and Vestas' offshore wind JV starts-up
02 April 2014 Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have officially launched a new...

IEA's PV snapshot: Asia takes the lead
01 April 2014 After two years of market and industry consolidation, the PV market...

Alstom wins €400 million contract to build gas plant in Iraq
01 April 2014 Alstom has secured a turnkey contract worth close to €400 million with...

IPCC report warns world is 'ill prepared' for changing climate
01 April 2014 In its latest report Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel...

March 2014


GE's new H class turbine is all-air-cooled
31 March 2014 GE has introduced a new all-air-cooled version of its H class gas...

Yangjiang nuclear plant enters commercial operation
31 March 2014 Unit 1 at China General Nuclear Power's Yangjiang nuclear plant has...

GDF Suez acquires UK wind developer West Coast Energy
28 March 2014 GDF Suez has announced the acquisition West Coast Energy, a...

Bechtel-led team to build 695 MW Canadian hydro project
27 March 2014 A Bechtel-led consortium has won a contract worth around CAD$1.4...

Alstom to supply 3x660 MW supercritical boilers for Indian coal plant
27 March 2014 Alstom has been awarded a contract worth close to €40 million by Bharat...

FOSG report recommends path to European Supergrid
27 March 2014 Supergrid is the only way to optimise the energy mix in Europe,...

Siemens to construct offshore wind factory in UK
26 March 2014 Siemens is investing more than €190 million (GBP160 million) in new...

Atkins, Seaway Heavy Lifting win contracts for Dudgeon offshore wind farm
25 March 2014 UK-based Atkins has been awarded the monopile engineering contract for...

$870m finance agreed for Lake Turkana wind project, Kenya
24 March 2014 Financing agreements worth over US$870 million have been signed for the...

ABB wins Swedish grid orders worth $45m
24 March 2014 ABB has won contracts worth $45 million for the design and supply of...

Cahill to invest in WTE plant in Barbados
24 March 2014 Cahill Energy has signed a 30-year contract with the Government of...

Nordsee Ost foundations installed
21 March 2014 RWE reports that it has installed all 49 foundations for the Nordsee...

K-Electric plans 660 MW coal plant
21 March 2014 Planning of Pakistan's first coal-fired power plant built on...

Gestamp Solar and 8minutenergy sign PPA
20 March 2014 Building of a 50 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in California is set...

Financial aid for Brazilian utilities
20 March 2014 The Brazilian government has agreed a $5 billion package to shield...

GE introduces uprated WTG
20 March 2014 GE has announced the availability of its 2.75-120 wind turbine, an...

India OKs new coal plant
20 March 2014 India's Ministry of Environment has given its approval to the development...

GE and Highview sign collaboration agreement on storage
19 March 2014

RES pulls the plug on North Blyth biomass
19 March 2014

Offshore cost reduction technologies get support
18 March 2014 Four offshore wind technology projects have been awarded grants under...

ETI to research new build siting constraints
18 March 2014 The UK Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is seeking partners to undertake...

Californian utilities directed to replace SONGS output
17 March 2014 The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has directed...

RWE agrees sale of O&G business
17 March 2014 German utility RWE has agreed terms for the sale of its oil and...

Areva offers Novinium cable life-extension tech to nuclear industry
17 March 2014 French company Areva has signed an exclusive agreement with Novinium to...

React Energy looks to biomass acquisitions
14 March 2014 Clean energy developer React Energy has announced the acquisition of...

Bids opened for Kotli hydropower project
14 March 2014 The government of Pakistan is currently evaluating the bids it received...

Blackouts in South Africa caused by heavy rainfall
13 March 2014 South Africa has endured power emergencies and rolling blackouts after...

155 MW PV project finalised in Ghana
13 March 2014 Ghana is set to have the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in...

Vestas back on top in wind turbine market
13 March 2014 Thanks to a large number of installations in the USA, Vestas has regained...

AMEC teams with Exelon to explore new energy market opportunities
13 March 2014 International engineering and project management company AMEC is teaming...

New report warns of massive amount of water used by traditional power plants
12 March 2014 A report published by the European Wind Energy Association highlights...

Alstom aims for higher towers and introduces new 3 MW onshore wind turbine
12 March 2014 Alstom has signed a partnership agreement with Freyssinet with the aim...

Areva and Schneider Electric partner for French offshore wind
12 March 2014 Areva has chosen Schneider Electric as its preferred supplier of...

Voith to modernise Serbian hydro plant
12 March 2014 Voith Hydro is starting work to replace four generators and four...

Fukushima evacuees can return to Tamura City in April
11 March 2014 Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has announced that the evacuation...

EVN starts Vinh Tan 4 construction
11 March 2014 Construction has started on a 1200 MW coal-fired power plant in central Vietnam.

GE launches new space frame tower for wind turbines
11 March 2014 GE has announced the introduction of a new "space frame tower"...

Fortum, UPM and Valmet take next step on CHP-integrated pyrolysis
11 March 2014 Fortum, UPM and Valmet (formerly Metso) are continuing their collaboration...

Alstom to provide FACTS for Karben initiative
10 March 2014 Alstom has been awarded a contract by transmission grid operator TenneT...

MH signs LTSA for Damhead Creek
07 March 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and ScottishPower have signed...

LADWP goes for GE F-class/LMS100 hybrid
07 March 2014 For its Scattergood repowering project the Los Angeles Department of...

Keeping it simple in Siberia
07 March 2014 Commissioning has begun at the largest installation of gas turbine...

Wood Group GTS reports upgrade and service contracts
07 March 2014 Wood Group GTS has been awarded a contract by the City of Austin to...

Fennovoima amends its application for Finnish reactor
07 March 2014 Finnish nuclear developer Fennovoima has submitted an application to...

Swansea Bay tidal plan accepted by UK government
06 March 2014 The 320 MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon,to be located off the coast of Wales,...

Bluesphere and Alfa Eco sign global agreement
05 March 2014 Bluesphere Corp. and Alfa Eco have signed a joint venture agreement to...

First Solar sets new PV record
05 March 2014 First Solar has broken a record held by GE for cadmium-telluride...

UK solar sector sees rapid growth
04 March 2014 Solar energy developers in the UK are racing to complete new...

Bosnia launches coal plant tender
04 March 2014 The government of Bosnia and Herzegovina is seeking a strategic investor...

GDF-Suez in huge asset write-down
03 March 2014 Despite 'meeting all its 2013 targets' GDF-Suez wrote down €14.9 billion...

RWE expected to declare €3bn net loss
03 March 2014 RWE, Germany's second biggest utility, is expected to declare a net loss...

Once through HRSGs for Shell’s Carmon Creek
03 March 2014 Siemens-owned NEM has started fabrication of the first major components...

February 2014


High renewables penetration can be achieved in every country - IEA study
28 February 2014 A landmark study released on 26 February by the International Energy...

First Siemens WTG order for output-enhanced 3 MW class
28 February 2014 Siemens Energy has been awarded a major order by Minnesota Power for 64...

GE's new distributed power business offers gas turbines and recips
28 February 2014 GE has launched a new business, Distributed Power, combining three...

FEED funding for Peterhead CCGT CCS project
28 February 2014 Shell has signed an agreement with the UK government to take the...

'Europe needs a network not a patchwork' - FOSG
27 February 2014 At their inaugural Summit on 25 and 26 February in Edinburgh, the CEOs of...

SaskPower CCS project delayed
26 February 2014 SaskPower's Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage project will not be...

Nexans to build Maritime Link
26 February 2014 NSP Maritime Link Inc. has awarded Nexans a €175 million contract to build...

London Array puts the brakes on Phase 2
25 February 2014 The companies behind the London Array offshore wind farm say that they...

Alstom wins fourth FGD contract in India
24 February 2014 Alstom is to undertake its fourth flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) project...

Fukushima decontamination is in the hands of a robot
23 February 2014 MHI has begun full demonstration testing of its "MEISTeR" remote...

Construction begins on East Africa's first utility-scale PV plant
23 February 2014 Dutch solar developer Gigawatt Global Coöperatief has closed $23.7 million...

New pumped storage for Austria
23 February 2014 Voith Hydro has received new orders to equip two pumped-storage plants...

Trianel wind farm halfway to completion
21 February 2014 Areva has installed 20 of the contracted 40 wind turbines at the Trianel...

World’s largest CSP inaugurated
20 February 2014 The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Station, the world’s...

Doosan Babcock to support EDF Energy reactor fleet
20 February 2014 Doosan Babcock is to provide operational support and lifetime...

Vestas' 8.0 MW WTG to be deployed at Burbo Bank
19 February 2014 Following a competitive tender by Dong Energy, Vestas has been chosen as...

EU reports 8% fall in energy consumption from 2006
19 February 2014 Energy consumption in the EU28 has fallen from a peak of 1830 million...

First EPR containment tests completed at OL3
18 February 2014 Finnish utility TVO has announced that containment pressure and...

Argentina starts construction of CAREM reactor
18 February 2014 Argentina has poured first nuclear concrete for a domestically-designed...

USA's first floating wind farm
17 February 2014 A Seattle energy company has received initial regulatory approval to...

Burgeoning market for gas gensets
17 February 2014 In the last three years, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan,...

ABB wins Dudgeon power cable contract
17 February 2014 ABB has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine AC...

Liquid air storage gets R&D funding
13 February 2014 Funding has been awarded to Viridor Waste Management and Highview...

E.ON's Aachen storage system to combine three battery types
13 February 2014 E.ON, Exide, beta-motion, and SMA Solar Technology plan to build a 5...

Alstom seeks to repair cash flow hole
13 February 2014 Cash-strapped engineering giant Alstom may use a stock market listing to...

Alstom offshore wind turbines for Deepwater
12 February 2014 Alstom has signed a contract to supply five 6 MW wind turbines, of...

8 MW wind turbine start operations
10 February 2014 A prototype 8 MW offshore wind turbine is up and running, making it...

EU Parliament votes against dropping renewables targets
10 February 2014 In a vote on 5 February the European Parliament set its face against...

Bank postpones Inga 3 loan decision
10 February 2014 The World Bank has postponed a board-level discussion of its support for...

Vestas completes two-year turnaround
10 February 2014 Vestas says that it has delivered on the main focus areas of the...

Siemens and Zolo expand joint activities
10 February 2014 Siemens Energy and the US-based company Zolo Technologies have expanded...

Cuadrilla proposes new UK fracking sites
10 February 2014 Shale gas firm Cuadrilla has announced two new exploration sites in the UK.

Areva and Schneider partner in energy storage
06 February 2014 Areva and Schneider Electric have signed a strategic partnership...

Global wind capacity grew 'only' 12.5% in 2013
06 February 2014 The latest statistics from the Global Wind Energy Council show...

Mixed reactions to Commission's 2030 Framework
05 February 2014 The European Commission's new Framework for Climate and Energy,...

MHI and Hitachi launch their merged power business
05 February 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS), a thermal power...

First MHI J-Series GT for the USA
04 February 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is to supply an M501J gas turbine for...

Alstom to provide two 900 MW units for Poland's largest coal-fired plant
04 February 2014 Alstom has signed contracts worth approximately €1.25 billion with...

Poland to build its first nuclear plant
03 February 2014 Poland's government has adopted a revised nuclear programme which...

DoE formalises $1 billion CCS grant
03 February 2014 The US DoE has announced that FutureGen 2.0, the government-backed...

US opens new solar investigation
03 February 2014 The US Department of Commerce has started a new investigation into imports...

Iberdrola connects West of Duddon Sands wind farm
03 February 2014 The first offshore wind turbines at the West of Duddon Sands wind farm...

UK offshore wind farm safety questioned
03 February 2014 Many wind farm service vessel (WFSV) operators are failing to comply with...

Dong plans new WTG foundation demo
03 February 2014 Offshore wind farms featuring suction bucket-style foundations could...

Cummins upgrades its lean burn offering
01 February 2014 Cummins Power Generation has launched a new lean-burn gas generator...

Green light for 6 MW Mainz PEM electrolysis plant
01 February 2014

January 2014


First MXL2 upgrade package in the Middle East
28 January 2014 Alstom has secured a key contract in the United Arab Emirates with...

EU sets binding carbon emissions targets
28 January 2014 A new EU framework on climate and energy for 2030 was presented on 22...

Google signs new wind PPA in Sweden
28 January 2014 Google has reaffirmed its commitment to powering its datacentres...

Indonesian power plant granted Finnish export credit financing
28 January 2014 Indonesia's national electric utility PT PLN has signed two 12-year term...

MHI, Hitachi to collaborate in China
28 January 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Hitachi have signed an agreement...

Iberdrola wins Mexico CCGT
28 January 2014 Iberdrola has won an international tender for the construction of a...

Flow battery breakthrough
27 January 2014 A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new type...

New internal leak found at Fukushima 3
27 January 2014 It has been discovered that contaminated water has been flowing into...

Gamesa accelerates offshore wind development with Areva joint venture
27 January 2014 Gamesa and Areva are to combine their offshore wind business units in...

MHI CCS demo takes significant step forward
20 January 2014 A demonstration test for capturing and sequestering carbon dioxide...

Google buys into home automation
20 January 2014 Google has announced that it is to buy Nest Labs, Inc., a US-based...

Enel signs Mexico agreement
20 January 2014 Enel is planning to exchange information and experiences in the fields...

Abengoa to build new solar plant in Chile
20 January 2014

First UK AP1000 may be online 'by 2024'
19 January 2014 Westinghouse plans to build three AP1000s amounting to 3.4 GWe at...

Canada's nuclear sector requires long term strategy
19 January 2014 Canada's nuclear energy sector could have a strong future both...

AMEC proposes Foster Wheeler takeover
19 January 2014

South Korea cuts nuclear target
19 January 2014 The South Korean government says that its nuclear industry will continue...

Solar energy contracts awarded in Brazil
13 January 2014 Up to 123 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity is to be built in...

ABB wins power orders worth $60 million in Saudi Arabia
13 January 2014 ABB has won orders worth over $60 million for substations that will...

RWE reduces wind farm capacity
13 January 2014 RWE has announced plans to scale back the size of a major proposed...

Israel's first pumped storage power station
13 January 2014 Alstom has signed contracts totalling around €120 million for the supply...

UK starts up £8m nuclear research programme
12 January 2014 Ten UK universities will collaborate with the nuclear industry in a new...

MEPs back 2030 targets
12 January 2014 Two key committees of the European Parliament have indicated their...

RWE to close 7 UK plants
12 January 2014 RWE npower has made public its decisions regarding the future of its...

Greek plant tests EIB policy
12 January 2014 The European Investment Bank (EIB) will not provide financial support to...

Pension fund sells Tepco stake
12 January 2014 One of the world's biggest pension funds has sold its stake in Tokyo...

Contract signed for USA's first commercial offshore wind farm
03 January 2014 Siemens and Cape Wind have signed a contract for the construction of...

New company set up to handle Fukushima Daiichi decommissioning
03 January 2014 Site operator Tepco is setting up a new internal company for...

SITA UK signs 30-year waste to energy contract
03 January 2014 SITA UK and its consortium partners have signed a 30 year PPP contract...

MHI to install power island for DS Power's Osan plant
03 January 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd has received an order from Kepco for...

Toshiba offer for Iberdrola's NNB share
03 January 2014 Spanish utility Iberdrola has decided to sell its part ownership of the...

Statkraft, Norfund restructure SN Power deal
03 January 2014 Statkraft and Norfund have announced plans to create a leading...

Setting of AP1000 shielding at Sanmen 1 and Haiyang 1
03 January 2014 Westinghouse has announced the successful erection of the shield...

UK backs shale gas
03 January 2014 The British government says that large-scale shale gas production would...

December 2013


UK acts to encourage investment in power generation
20 December 2013 The UK Energy Bill designed to help unlock the "up to £110 billion"...

TEPCO to decommission Fukushima 5 and 6
20 December 2013 Plant operator TEPCO has decided to decommission the two undamaged reactors...

Very Long Blade Project moves to prototype phase
20 December 2013 Blade Dynamics has announced that the design phase of its Very Long...

Fortum sells Finnish grid assets
20 December 2013 Fortum has sold its electricity network assets in Finland following...

Areva-Siemens to cut staff at Olkiluoto 3 site
20 December 2013 French-German consortium Areva-Siemens plans to reduce the number of...

Ex-Im Bank approves $45 m export finance
20 December 2013 The Ex-Im Bank is to guarantee a $44.8 million loan extended by...

Enel Green Power builds 100 MW in Mexico
20 December 2013 Enel Green Power is adding to its portfolio of power plants in Mexico...

Chu joins board of CCS firm
20 December 2013 Inventys Thermal Technologies has announced that former US Energy...

Mainstream aims for capital access
20 December 2013 Mainstream Renewable Power is aiming to overcome the barriers to...

French court orders dismantling of two wind farms
13 December 2013 A French court has ordered La Compagnie du Vent (part of the GDF Suez...

UK parliament votes on coal firing future
13 December 2013 The House of Lords, the upper house of the UK parliament, has voted...

Beijing aims to cut coal
13 December 2013 The Beijing government has announced details of a plan to remove...

White Rose CCS awarded funding
13 December 2013 The UK's Energy and Climate Change secretary Edward Davey has announced...

IRENA launches cost analysis portal
13 December 2013 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is aiming to improve...

Dong divests UK power plant
13 December 2013 Dong Energy has signed an agreement with a consortium of investors for...

European parliament approves backloading
13 December 2013 Plans to boost Europe's ailing emissions trading scheme (ETS) by...

Global steam turbine market set for steady growth
13 December 2013 The global steam turbine market is forecast to grow at a steady but...

Areva signs new agreements with its Chinese partners
13 December 2013 French nuclear company Areva has signed a series of major agreements...

Brussels to investigate UK nuclear aid
06 December 2013 Europe's competition authorities are to investigate the UK's offer of...

Energy experts call for major rethink of GB power grid
06 December 2013 A group of energy experts set up by the Institution of Engineering...

Nuclear generation fell 5% in 2012
06 December 2013 The amount of nuclear-generated electricity in the OECD area declined by...

UK subsidy shake-up boosts offshore wind
06 December 2013 Fiscal support for offshore wind projects in the UK is set to rise at...

Horizon signs agreements for Wylfa Newydd nuke
06 December 2013 Hitachi-owned Horizon Nuclear Power has signed an agreement with the...

Enel Green Power wins in Chile tender
06 December 2013 Enel Green Power is to invest millions of euros in the construction of...

EU accord ends trade dispute with China
06 December 2013 The European Council has backed measures proposed by the European...

Tasmania sets 100 per cent renewables target
06 December 2013 The government of Tasmania has released details of a new energy...

November 2013


RWE to cut workforce by 10%
22 November 2013 German energy major RWE has announced plans to cut nearly 10 % of...

EU carbon policy 'needs new oversight organisation'
22 November 2013 An organisation that is above political interference is needed to restore...

ITER needs to make an "immediate plan" to address delays
22 November 2013 The international project to build the ITER experimental fusion reactor...

First offshore installation of Alstom's Haliade 150
22 November 2013 Alstom has completed the first coastally located installation of...

Suzlon Group launches new offshore turbine
22 November 2013 Suzlon Group has unveiled its new offshore wind turbine, the Repower...

Belarus starts construction of its first nuclear plant
22 November 2013 Work has officially started on Belarus' first nuclear power plant, located...

ABB to supply transformers for cloud computing centre in China
22 November 2013 ABB has won an order to supply 54 very high efficiency10 kV...

Some Fukushima residents 'may never return home'
15 November 2013 Japanese officials have, for the first time, conceded that thousands...

The MPS innovation awards: recognising the best in power generation technology
15 November 2013 The Modern Power Systems fossil power innovation awards, now extended...

Canada and Kazakhstan agreement on nuclear co-operation
15 November 2013 The world's top two uranium producing countries, Canada and Kazakhstan...

E.ON sells majority stake in Rödsand II
15 November 2013 SEAS-NVE has purchased a majority stake in the 207 MW Rödsand offshore...

Role for coal in Europe
15 November 2013 The European Commission's focus on natural gas and renewable energy will...

CCS key to combating climate change, say ministers
15 November 2013 Energy and environment ministers from member nations of the CSLF say...

Renewables and efficiency key to emissions gap
15 November 2013 World Wildlife Fund has called for more action on renewable energy and...

Consent for UK's largest offshore wind demo site
15 November 2013 The development of the UK's largest offshore wind demonstration site has...

Siemens to supply 20 industrial GTs in Thailand
15 November 2013 Siemens Energy has received orders from IPPs in Thailand for a total of...

ABB opens two new manufacturing plants in India
15 November 2013 ABB has inaugurated two new facilities producing power products in India...

Oyster 800 steps up power production
15 November 2013 Aquamarine Power's Oyster 800 wave energy device deployed in...

Six die at Eskom construction site
08 November 2013 Six construction employees were killed and a further seven injured when...

European Commission warns on subsidies
08 November 2013 The European Commission has warned that state intervention in the...

Basemat at Summer 3 nuclear plant completed
08 November 2013

£5 m funding for storage innovation
08 November 2013 Two UK firms have been awarded a share of over £5 million in total to spur...

First trial of carbon fibre OH line
08 November 2013 Nexans and RTE are conducting a field trial of Nexans' Lo-Sag HV...

UK announces offshore wind and energy storage investments
08 November 2013 The drive to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy in the UK has...

Consultation starts on new giant wind farm
08 November 2013 Public consultation has begun for offshore wind consortium Forewind's...

Chevron inks shale gas deal with Ukraine
08 November 2013 Ukraine has signed its second major shale gas deal this year as it...

Alstom accelerates cost saving programme
08 November 2013 Alstom is to speed up the execution of it planned cost saving plan in...

US treasury issues new guidelines on coal plant funding
04 November 2013 On 29 October the US Treasury Department issued new guidance designed...

US consortium is seeking to buy PBMR company
04 November 2013 National Project Management Corporation (NPMC) is to meet with South...

Storage system for Californian Science Center
04 November 2013 GE Energy Storage is to participate in a load-shifting project at...

Further boost for solar and wind in SA
04 November 2013 Mainstream Renewable Power is planning the development of three...

EBRI enhances bioenergy research activity
04 November 2013 The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) has unveiled brand...

Iberdrola commissions Algeria CCGT
04 November 2013 Iberdrola Ingeniería has completed commissioning of the 1200 MW...

October 2013


California adopts energy storage targets
24 October 2013 The CPUC has set a target for California's investor-owned utilities...

Doosan and ADF join forces for Gardanne biomass project
24 October 2013 Doosan and Groupe ADF have entered an 18-month partnership following...

Global power transformer market to exceed $19 bn by 2020
24 October 2013 The global power transformer market is expected to increase from...

Renewables sector growing fast in South Africa
24 October 2013 South Africa's successful execution of its renewable energy programme...

184 MW Arun peaking plant will stabilize Indonesian grid
24 October 2013 The firm building Indonesia's largest gas engine-based peaking power...

6 MW Siemens WTG installed at SSE in the UK
24 October 2013 Siemens has installed a market-ready version of its new 6 MW gearless...

Iberdrola Ingeniería to build Kenya wind farm
24 October 2013 Iberdrola Ingeniería has signed a turnkey contract to build a 61 MW wind...

Enel and Huaneng strengthen clean coal co-operation
24 October 2013 Italy's Enel is aiming to boost investment and research in clean...

UK closes nuclear deal with EDF
22 October 2013 The UK government and the French state-owned EDF Group have...

UK government gives go ahead to Chinese nuke companies 
18 October 2013 The UK chancellor has announced that the government is to give the go...

Accenture and Siemens form joint venture
18 October 2013 IT company Accenture has entered into an agreement with Siemens to form...

CG inaugurates 1600 kV UHV research centre
18 October 2013 Avantha Group company CG has inaugurated a 1600 kV ultra high...

Greenpeace launches legal block to UK fracking
18 October 2013 Greenpeace has launched a legal challenge to fracking in England, in a...

EPA rules face legal challenge
18 October 2013 The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear petitions opposing new EPA clean...

German grid companies increase green surcharge
18 October 2013 Germany's four network operators have announced that they will increase...

Commission unveils PCI list
18 October 2013 Around 250 energy infrastructure projects in the EU are set to benefit...

Statoil pulls out of Maine Hywind project
18 October 2013 Statoil has canned plans to develop a $120 million project off the coast...

Asia-Pacific must embrace cross-border exchanges, says ADB
18 October 2013 Countries in Asia-Pacific will account for more than half of the...

UK nuke deal 'is imminent'
11 October 2013 A contract to build Britain's first new nuclear power station in almost...

Fracking firms demand compensation
11 October 2013

Galán calls for clear and stable energy policy
11 October 2013 Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán has criticised European governments...

Plans for new geothermal plant in Indonesia
11 October 2013 Sumitomo has won the contract to build a 35 MW geothermal power plant...

Myanmar planning first wind farms
11 October 2013 Companies from China and Thailand are surveying possible sites for...

REpower installs its 5000th WTG
11 October 2013 Suzlon Group subsidiary REpower Systems SE has announced the completion...

India prepares for shale gas drilling
11 October 2013 The Indian government is hoping that the exploitation of shale gas...

Construction of Javanese supercritical coal plant delayed
11 October 2013 Plans for the construction of a 2000 MW supercritical coal-fired power...

Alstom and GDF Suez team up for tidal projects
03 October 2013 Alstom and GDF Suez are hoping to build a pilot tidal power plant in...

Vestas and Mitsubishi seal offshore JV
03 October 2013 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas have agreed to form a joint...

Tanzania poised for renewables shift
03 October 2013 Tanzania is planning to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels and make...

Last EVAP D module delivered to Sellafield
03 October 2013 Costain has delivered the last major module to be installed at...

Myanmar plans grid upgrade
03 October 2013 The government of Myanmar is to formulate a long term energy plan and...

Ikea, Hanergy start PV partnership
03 October 2013 Furnishings giant Ikea has started selling solar photovoltaic (PV) systems...

US EPA issues new CO2 proposals
02 October 2013 On 20 September the US Environmental Protection Agency issued a new...

Mongstad CCS plant cancelled
02 October 2013 The Norwegian government has dropped plans for a full-scale carbon...

September 2013


DNV GL merger approved by competition authorities
27 September 2013 The merger between DNV-Kema and GL Group (owner of Germanischer Lloyd)...

Ten-year wait predicted for carbon price rebound
27 September 2013 Carbon prices in Europe's emissions trading scheme (ETS) will remain...

Severn Barrage tidal project rejected
27 September 2013 Plans for the construction of a £25 billion tidal energy barrage that...

World record solar cell efficiency reported
27 September 2013 The Fraunhofer Institute has announced the achievement of a new world...

DoE proposes new approach for Hanford nuclear cleanup
27 September 2013 The US Department of Energy has proposed a new phased approach for...

Ivanpah solar station reaches 'first sync' milestone
27 September 2013 On 24 September Unit 1 of the world's largest solar thermal project reached...

Estonian policies halve greenhouse gas emissions
27 September 2013 Recent energy policies in Estonia have helped to reduce the carbon...

Abengoa selected for Uruguay wind farm
27 September 2013 Uruguayan state electricity company, UTE, has selected Abengoa to build...

Vestas order has potential for 610 MW supply chain
27 September 2013 Vestas says that it could supply Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc...

FW to develop design for major energy projects in Peru
26 September 2013 Wood MacKenzie has awarded Foster Wheeler a contract to provide...

Billions in smart grid investment 'under threat' - Frost & Sullivan
20 September 2013 In August, Germany's Economy ministry published a report, carried out...

ABB commissions Thornton Bank connection
20 September 2013 The subsea transmission link connecting one of the largest offshore...

NRC approval for advanced logic safety system
20 September 2013

World Coal Association launches Warsaw Communiqué
20 September 2013 The World Coal Association has launched an initiative to support the use...

Alstom and Scottish Power sign MOU on tidal power
20 September 2013 Alstom and ScottishPower Renewables have signed an agreement to...

Geothermal market continues to expand
20 September 2013 The global geothermal market is steadily expanding with over 11 GW...

Blue Transmission wins London Array link bid
20 September 2013 A joint venture between Mitsubishi Corp and Barclays Banks has paid...

Taiwan orders J-Series GTs
20 September 2013 Taipower has placed an order with MHI for the construction of a...

China's new clean air plan will curb coal imports
13 September 2013 The Chinese government's new plan to improve air quality in the...

USA installs 832 MW of solar PV in Q2 2013
13 September 2013 A new market update shows continued growth in the US solar market - 832...

Plan for world's largest offshore wind farm gets go ahead
13 September 2013 Triton Knoll, potentially the world's largest offshore wind farm, has...

Planning permission sought for floating wind project
13 September 2013 A project to install a prototype floating wind turbine in UK waters has...

Dominion wins offshore lease
13 September 2013

Nordic countries follow US lead on coal financing
13 September 2013 Five Nordic countries have followed in the footsteps of the US in...

OPT wins DOE award
13 September 2013 Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) says that a $1 million funding award from...

Rosatom announces collaboration in UK nuclear new-build
08 September 2013 Russia's state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has teamed up with...

Global market for solar PV modules to stabilise by 2020 
08 September 2013 Solar module installations enjoyed a significant increase from...

GE and XD Electric launch global T&D partnership
08 September 2013 GE and XD Electric Group have announced officially the formation of a...

Tepco reports higher dose measurements at Fukushima site
08 September 2013 Radiation dose measurements taken near a tank storing contaminated water...

Alstom to supply ECO 122 WTGs for project in Brazil
08 September 2013 Alstom has signed a contract worth around €25 million with Enerplan, a...

UK government 'should provide more clarity for power sector beyond 2020'
08 September 2013 An independent report compiled by independent think tank Carbon...

Samsung's 7MW offshore WTG goes to Narec for on-shore tests
08 September 2013 Samsung' prototype 7MW offshore wind turbine nacelle has been delivered...

Offshore wind costs could be cut by one-third
01 September 2013 The offshore wind energy sector has the potential to realise significant...

More H-class GTs going to the USA
01 September 2013 Siemens has received an order for the supply of two power plant units...

China's coal plant plans could stretch water resources
01 September 2013 China could further stress its water resources if it goes ahead with plans...

ADB to finance Indonesia-Malaysia power link
01 September 2013 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide a $49.5 million loan to...

Abengoa completes Khi One
01 September 2013 South Africa has marked a major milestone in the construction of...

EIB backs renewable energy in Central America
01 September 2013 The European Investment Bank plans to help unlock millions of dollars...

Alstom and Lappeenranta university announce co-operation agreement
01 September 2013 Alstom is planning to gain a better understanding of how wind turbines...

Siemens to supply direct-drive WTGs to France
01 September 2013 Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and...

DolWin alpha sets new record
01 September 2013 The world's highest capacity offshore wind connector has been installed...

August 2013


RWE to mothball 3100 MW
27 August 2013 RWE has decided to take 3100 MW of generation capacity off-line in...

E.On starts work on onshore base for Amrumbank
27 August 2013 E.On says that it is planning to be on the island of Helgoland "for the...

Mitsubishi buys into solar plants in France
27 August 2013 Mitsubishi Corp has increased its presence in the renewable energy...

Voith's largest unit enters service in China
27 August 2013 The most powerful generator-turbine hydro unit ever built by Voith...

Vestas starts up 20 MW test bench
27 August 2013 Vestas says that its current and future product portfolio will benefit...

Fracking plans divide UK
27 August 2013 The debate in the UK over the pros and cons of exploiting reserves of...

Brazil plans licence auction
27 August 2013 Brazilian energy research corporation EPE says that the country's...

Bloom Energy starts fuel cell leasing scheme
27 August 2013 A US fuel cell firm is helping its customers install its clean energy...

Kegco orders Mitsubishi CCGT
27 August 2013 An independent power producer (IPP) in Thailand has placed a turnkey...

DoE backs university turbine research
27 August 2013 The US government has pledged around $5 million to help universities...

Incentives are boosting solar in Japan
27 August 2013 Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry says that the government...

E.ON warns of more plant closures
16 August 2013 Declaring first half 2013 results, German utility E.ON blamed a decline...

UK smart meter preferred bidders announced
16 August 2013 The UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change has selected Capita, CGI...

US DoE reports new records for wind energy
16 August 2013 New data from the US Department of Energy shows that over 13 GW of new...

Macquarie assets up for sale
16 August 2013 The government of New South Wales in Australia says that it is hoping...

Vestas wins orders for Eastern Cape projects
16 August 2013 A consortium led by Innowind has placed an order with Vestas for...

Site preparation starts at Apas Kiri
16 August 2013 Malaysia's first geothermal energy plant is on schedule to start operating...

EGCO expands Australian portfolio
16 August 2013 Thailand's EGCO Group says that it will use its first successful...

Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm enters operation as the world's second largest
12 August 2013 The 500 MW Greater Gabbard, located off the coast of Suffolk, cost...

Pioneering European project produces first algae crops for bioenergy
12 August 2013 The EU-backed All-gas project reports that it has successfully grown...

Prysmian and Terna implement first HV grid with eco-sustainable cable   
12 August 2013

Duke Energy cancels Levy County EPC contract
12 August 2013 Duke Energy has terminated the engineering, procurement and...

Rolls-Royce joins NuScale venture
12 August 2013 Rolls-Royce has decided to support the US-based NuScale Power in...

GA applies to DoE for small reactor funding
12 August 2013 General Atomics has applied to the US Department of Energy for funding...

ABB wins $32 million order to power Africa's biggest copper mine
12 August 2013 The order is from Kansanshi Mining plc, Zambia, for the construction of a...

Nexans to provide power umbilical for Julia project in Gulf of Mexico
12 August 2013 Nexans has been awarded a major contract by OneSubsea to supply an...

EDF to exit US nuclear business
05 August 2013 Électricité de France, the world's largest nuclear generator, began...

EU-China PV trade settlement endorsed by the European Commission
05 August 2013 On 2 August the European Commission endorsed the compromise arrived at in...

UK to invest £66 million in expansion of offshore wind business
05 August 2013 The UK government and business have announced a long-term strategy...

Europe's largest energy storage trial launched
05 August 2013 S&C Electric Europe, Samsung SDI and Younicos have signed a joint...

Gehrlicher Solar rescue is on the cards
05 August 2013 Photovoltaics manufacturer Gehrlicher Solar AG, which recently filed...

AP1000 takes 'significant step' in Canadian market
05 August 2013 The Westinghouse AP1000 pressurised water reactor has completed Phase 2...

July 2013


EU-China PV talks 'are stalled'
29 July 2013 Negotiations aimed at finding a solution to the current trade row...

£250 m Blyth biomass power plant gets the go-ahead
26 July 2013 The UK government has given planning consent for the £250 m 100 MW...

GE's superconducting generator takes a long step forward
26 July 2013 GE Power Conversion has been factory testing a pioneering form...

Marubeni to build $2 billion coal plant in Indonesia
26 July 2013 Japan's diversified Marubeni Corp plans to construct a 1000 MW...

Bulgaria's power distributors face bankruptcy
26 July 2013 CEZ, EVN and Energo Pro are reported to be facing de-facto bankruptcy...

Star Group completes first phase of Ukraine's largest solar plant
26 July 2013 Slovakia's Star Group has finished building the first phase of the...

China's SCADA market to hit $20 billion by 2020
26 July 2013 China's intense focus on national smart grid development will drive...

Coal accounted for 39% of UK electricity production in 2012
26 July 2013 Statistics released by the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change...

Alstom wins La Romaine hydro project
26 July 2013 Alstom has been awarded a contract worth more than $ 90 million CA (€...

Draft of UK energy plan published
20 July 2013 On 17 July energy minister Edward Davey published for public consultation...

Offshore wind set for €15 billion annual investment
20 July 2013 The UK and Germany are expected to drive growth in the global offshore...

Early switch for carbon trading in Australia
20 July 2013

PINAI fund finances Philippine wind project
20 July 2013 A new investment fund has selected a wind power project in the Philippines...

Germany rebuffs nuclear subsidy speculation
20 July 2013 In advance of official publication, Germany's government has rebuffed...

Cryogenic energy storage grant for Birmingham University
20 July 2013 e University of Birmingham in the UK has been awarded a £6m grant to create...

Malzenice CCGT to be mothballed
20 July 2013 E.ON plans to close down its combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant...

Ireland-France interconnector - feasibility study
19 July 2013 EirGrid and its French counterpart, RTE have signed a Memorandum...

Japanese nuclear operators apply for restart
15 July 2013 Several nuclear reactor operators in Japan have filed requests with...

High efficiency inductive ev charger developed
15 July 2013 Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE...

Africa's largest gas power plant inaugurated
15 July 2013 The largest power plant running exclusively on gas engines on the...

Green light for Triton Knoll
12 July 2013 The UK government has given the go-ahead for the development of a 1200...

E.On inaugurates world's largest offshore wind farm
12 July 2013 The developers of the world's largest offshore wind farm have...

Aquamarine Power releases Oyster performance data
12 July 2013 Aquamarine Power is to shut down its wave energy device operating in...

EWEA sounds warning on regulatory issues
12 July 2013 Wind industry group EWEA says that the offshore growth rate could start...

Co-operation deal could diversify EU gas sources
12 July 2013 The European Commission is hoping that a draft agreement on...

MEPs throw the ETS a lifeline
04 July 2013 The European parliament has thrown the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS)...

UK government offers loan guarantee for Hinkley Point C nuke
04 July 2013 The UK government has stated that EDF's proposed EPR project at Hinkley...

India's PFBR is 'in advanced stages' of construction
04 July 2013 India's 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor is at 'an advanced stage'...

Tilbury biomass development stalls
04 July 2013 RWE npower has decided to stop work on the development of its...

Tidal lagoon project takes major step forward
04 July 2013 Plans to build a 250MW tidal power plant off the coast of South Wales are...

GE and Nanjing Turbine to supply new cogen plant in China
04 July 2013 GE and NTC are to supply two 77 MW 6F 3-series gas turbines for the...

Alstom awarded Suratgarh power contract
04 July 2013 Alstom has been awarded a contract by Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL)...

Industry responds to 2030 climate consultation
04 July 2013 Inefficient policies governing the electricity sector are leading...

June 2013


Sinovel indicted in the USA for stealing AMSC trade secrets
28 June 2013 The indictment by the US Department of Justice of Chinese WTG...

Obama throws down the gauntlet on climate change
27 June 2013 US president Barack Obama has outlined a national action plan to...

Dong divests wind and hydro businesses
27 June 2013 Dong Energy has signed an agreement to sell its onshore wind energy...

RusHydro and Alstom cement their hydro joint venture
27 June 2013

OPT prepares for Australian sea bed survey
27 June 2013 Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) is moving forward with plans to build...

DNV KEMA publishes standard for floating WTGs
27 June 2013 DNV KEMA has released its new standard for floating offshore wind...

Natural gas demand growth set to slow
27 June 2013 Persistent weak demand in European markets will slow the growth of...

Libya boosts summer capacity
27 June 2013 Libya is expanding its generating capacity with mobile power solutions.

Construction starts at the ITER complex
27 June 2013 Construction of the ITER fusion reactor in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France,...

Carbon trading scheme launched in China
20 June 2013 China has reached a historic landmark in its efforts to reduce...

Revolutionary FCL under test
20 June 2013 The UK's Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has installed and...

High levels of tritium found in groundwater near Fukushima Daiichi seawall
20 June 2013 Plant operator Tepco has discovered high levels of radioactive tritium...

G8 under pressure over fossil fuel subsidies
20 June 2013 World leaders meeting at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland in mid-June...

Commission proposes nuclear review law
20 June 2013 The European Commission has proposed a new directive that it says...

Siemens delivers Knapsack II ahead of schedule
20 June 2013 Siemens Energy has completed the 430 MWe Knapsack II combined-cycle...

Statkraft to build hydro plants in Albania
20 June 2013 Statkraft is to start construction in October of two new hydropower plants...

Danish pension funds invests in US offshore wind project
20 June 2013 The Cape Wind offshore wind project off the USA's eastern seaboard is...

MHI and Hitachi finalise integration of their power businesses
18 June 2013 MHI and Hitachi have announced the signing of a basic integration...

IEA attempts to keep climate goals alive
14 June 2013 On 10 June the International Energy Agency published its most recent...

MPs pour cold water on latest Severn barrage scheme
14 June 2013 Plans for a £25 bn hydro-electric barrage in the UK's Severn Estuary...

Edwardsport starts commercial operation
14 June 2013 Duke Energy's 618 MW Edwardsport integrated power and gasification...

US report on global shale gas resources
14 June 2013 The USA holds the world's fourth largest shale gas reserves after...

Rosatom ready to build nuclear power plants in Brazil
14 June 2013 Russia is "ready to build, operate and finance investments in nuclear...

Lockheed Martin to develop protection systems for Chinese reactors
14 June 2013 Lockheed Martin has signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear...

Iberdrola joins sustainable energy partnership
14 June 2013 Spanish energy firm Iberdrola says that its incorporation into the...

Centrica acquires shale gas interest
14 June 2013 Centrica has made a move into the UK's nascent shale gas sector with...

Siemens develops new steam turbine for geothermal power plants
07 June 2013 Siemens Energy has developed a new steam turbine for geothermal power...

GE to build large nacelle testing facility in UK
07 June 2013 A £50 million testing facility based on leading-edge technology is now...

Commission imposes solar tariffs
07 June 2013 The European Commission has gone ahead with plans to impose...

New Dogger Bank wind zone contract
07 June 2013

Construction milestone reached at Vogtle 3
07 June 2013

'Energy for all' benchmark published
07 June 2013 Global action on policy and investment is required if progress is to be...

Abengoa places Carty power plant order
07 June 2013 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is to supply the gas turbine combined...

GDF Suez enters South African market
07 June 2013 GDF Suez is to participate in South Africa's power generating market...

Hitachi-GE and AREVA team up to supply venting systems for Japanese BWRs
07 June 2013 Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. and AREVA have announced that they intend...

AMSC stock rises before China hearing
03 June 2013 Stock in American Superconductor jumped 10 % on 28 May, in anticipation of...

May 2013


EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore team up
31 May 2013 Wind farm developers EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore have signed...

E.ON lays groundwork for Amrumbank West
31 May 2013 In April E.ON started preparations for constructing the 288 MW, €1...

504 MW Galloper wind farm consented
31 May 2013 Galloper Wind Farm Ltd has been granted permission by the UK government...

UK public backs government subsidy for new nuclear build
31 May 2013 A new poll by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that 43%...

IAEA reviews Tepco's Fukushima road map
31 May 2013

World's largest wave farm consented
31 May 2013 The Scottish government has given permission for the building of the...

First concrete poured at UAE's Barakah 2
31 May 2013 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation gathered together senior ENEC,...

Nexans to supply EHV link for Coca Codo Sinclair hydro
31 May 2013 Nexans has been awarded a contract by China's Sinohydro Corp to supply...

Grand Inga project to be launched in 2015
23 May 2013 The Democratic Republic of Congo has re-launched the process for...

EU Energy companies call for new energy policy
23 May 2013 CEOs of eight European energy companies have called on EU leaders to...

DECC report outlines huge renewables potential of Scottish Islands
23 May 2013 A report* just published by the UK's Department of Energy & Climate...

National Grid and Statnett proceed to next stage in UK-Norway link
23 May 2013 The two companies have now signed a co-operation agreement to continue...

European power supplies 'at risk'
23 May 2013 The closure of natural gas-fired and coal-fired power plants in response...

Dong installs West Duddon substation
23 May 2013 The substation at the heart of the 389 MW West of Duddon Sands offshore...

MHI completes P&W purchase
23 May 2013 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has completed the acquisition of Pratt...

Chinese firms face PV tariffs in Europe
17 May 2013

UK shale gas prospects called into question
17 May 2013 The UK is "very unlikely" to reproduce the shale gas revolution seen in...

ABB wins Dungeness B upgrade contract
17 May 2013 ABB has won an important order to upgrade the steam turbine control...

Zambia plant awards O&M contract
17 May 2013 Ndola Energy Company (NECL) has awarded a ten year operations and...

'Europe can save € 45 billion in renewables development' - Siemens
17 May 2013 Siemens AG  has produced the first part of a study of European and...

SSE to reinforce grid for renewables
17 May 2013 A consortium of ABB and Balfour Beatty Engineering Services has been...

Prysmian to install subsea power cables for Exxon
17 May 2013 The Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth more than $100...

'Innovation could unlock investment' - Eurelectric
17 May 2013 Technological and business model innovation in the power sector are...

Alstom to renovate the Kaprun Hauptstufe hydro plant
17 May 2013 Verbund Hydro Power AG has placed an order with Alstom for the renovation...

Atmospheric carbon dioxide reaches 400 ppm 'for the first time in 4 million years'
15 May 2013 According to a scientists at Hawaii's Mauna Loa Observatory,...

Russia will spend USD 31 billion on nuclear development
10 May 2013 Mikhail Ulyanov, director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's department...

Nuke feasibility studies at Finland's Pyhäjoki site
10 May 2013 Fennovoima has announced that "several studies" will be conducted...

Czech solar power support 'is robbery'
10 May 2013 Czech president Milos Zeman said in a speech to the country's parliament on...

Power blackout hits Philippines
10 May 2013 Half of the largest island in the Philippines was affected in early May by...

Duke Energy suspends Harris project
10 May 2013 Duke Energy has asked the US nuclear regulator to suspend its application...

Iberdrola consortium to build 96 MW PV plant in S. Africa
10 May 2013 Jasper Power Company has selected a consortium formed by Iberdrola...

Plant power is being harvested in Georgia
10 May 2013 Researchers at the University of Georgia have been looking at ways...

Iberdrola and Gamesa sign deal for Mexico wind farm
10 May 2013 Iberdrola says that it is leading the development of renewable energy...

PV market at turning point
10 May 2013 Europe is set to lose its dominant position in the global solar...

LNG plant to host energy storage innovation
10 May 2013 A liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the UK is to host...

Irsching 4 and 5 shutdown averted
03 May 2013 The operators of the Irsching 4 and 5 power plants in Bavaria have made...

Verizon opts for fuel cells and solar
03 May 2013 Verizon Communications has announced plans to invest $100 million in...

DOE research creates low-cost flow battery
03 May 2013 Researchers from the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) SLAC...

Record renewables output hits European power prices
03 May 2013

Indian renewable projects win ADB support
03 May 2013 NSL Renewable Power Private Limited (NRPPL) is to develop wind and...

Alstom to supply 2x800 MW boilers to Gadarwara super thermal power plant
03 May 2013 Alstom has been awarded a contract by Bharat Heavy Electricals...

Nexans cables to reinforce Beijing's intra-city HV network
03 May 2013 Nexans has been awarded an 11 million Euro contract by the State...

Vestas marks offshore milestone
03 May 2013 Vestas says that the use of a pre-assembly concept for its offshore...

April 2013


IFPEN to study hydrogen mining potential
26 April 2013 IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN) has become one of the earliest global...

EnBW under investigation in Germany and France
26 April 2013 State prosecutors and tax fraud investigators from Mannheim searched...

Uruguay to begin Brazil power imports in 2014
26 April 2013 Work on the new 500 MW transmission line connecting Uruguay and Brazil...

Turkish company wins contract to build hydro plant in Uganda
26 April 2013 Mapa Construction Company of Turkey has been awarded the contract to...

Japan's government relaxes its stance on new coal firing
26 April 2013 The Japanese government is preparing new environmental assessment...

Gamesa secures Brazil wind turbine contract
26 April 2013 Spanish wind company Gamesa has secured a contract to supply...

RWE commissions its sixth Polish wind farm
25 April 2013 RWE Innogy has put a 39 MW wind farm in Poland into operation, bringing...

ABB to supply components for the Xiluodu-Zhexi link
25 April 2013 ABB has won an order to supply key components for the world's...

Enel wins green power project in Chile
25 April 2013 The Chilean government has awarded Enel Green Power the exclusive right...

'Progress towards clean energy has stalled' - IEA
24 April 2013 The rapid expansion of renewable technologies is one of the few...

Global wind power growth sets new records
22 April 2013 Strong markets in China, India and Brazil, as well as in new markets in...

EPA proposal to reduce levels of toxic discharge into water courses
22 April 2013 The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a range of options...

Sener wins Mexico contract
21 April 2013 Pemex Refinación has awarded a contract for the construction of...

Japan's nuclear watchdog approves stricter safety standards
21 April 2013 New standards for the operation of nuclear power stations in Japan are...

AEM to supply Ostrovets reactors
21 April 2013 AEM, a division of the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, is...

Toshiba and SunEdison to collaborate on solar build
21 April 2013 Toshiba Corp. and SunEdison are to jointly build solar power plants in...

Collapse of the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme
18 April 2013 The European Parliament has rejected the Commission's claim to a legal...

First 'smart' low-voltage breaker
15 April 2013 Emax 2 by ABB is said to be the first low-voltage circuit breaker...

Li-ion for Enel
15 April 2013 Saft is to provide a 2 MW energy storage battery for a new energy...

Workers scramble to cope with leaks in Fukushima tanks
15 April 2013 Workers employed by operator Tepco have discovered a leak in one of the...

A blueprint for green hydrogen production from plants
15 April 2013 Scientists in the UK have managed to replicate for the first time the...

Nuclear co-operation between Canada and India comes closer
15 April 2013 Full nuclear co-operation between India and Canada has come a step closer.

Another German gas-fired plant to close
15 April 2013 A Statkraft gas fired plant, the 510 MW Robert Frank gas-fired power plant...

Alstom's tidal turbine passes 1 MW mark
15 April 2013 Alstom's marine energy device has now achieved power generation at the...

Bio-battery breakthrough
15 April 2013 An important breakthrough has been made in the development of a process...

Mundra 4 GW UMPP fully on line
08 April 2013 The last unit of India's first ultra-mega coal power plant has...

Rampion wind farm resubmitted
08 April 2013 The planning application for the 700 MW Rampion wind farm, which...

E.ON increases its stake in MPX to 36.1 %
08 April 2013

GE makes energy storage first sale in Europe
07 April 2013 Western Power Distribution (WPD), a distribution network operator in the...

Hitachi and Tepco in T&D joint venture
07 April 2013

First Solar acquires Solar Gen 2
07 April 2013 The 150 MW Solar Gen 2 power project in California has been acquired by...

Siemens acquires ORC technology
06 April 2013 Siemens Energy has acquired specialised organic Rankine cycle technology...

Alstom Grid launches its P60 grid solution
06 April 2013 P60 Agile, Alstom's range of intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) for...

March 2013


Adventurous rat sabotages cooling system at Fukushima
29 March 2013 Operator Tepco has restored cooling at the spent fuel pools affected by...

EC to consult on NER300 second round
29 March 2013 The European Commission, as part of the consultation process for round two...

Record breaking day for UK wind power
29 March 2013 Over two days in March, wind energy in the UK generated over 5 GW...

Voith to form joint venture with RusHydro
29 March 2013 Voith Hydro and RusHydro have signed a contract to establish a 50/50...

Cornwall announces £2m marine energy fund
29 March 2013 £2m in new funding has been made available for marine renewables...

UK's favoured carbon capture bids announced
26 March 2013 The two preferred bidders from the UK's £1bn CCS Commercialisation...

Panasonic is testing 'power from heat' tubes
25 March 2013 Panasonic is developing 'thermoelectric tubes' that can generate...

Kentish Flats extension permitted
25 March 2013 Development consent has been awarded for an extension to the existing...

Alstom enters Canada's wind market
25 March 2013 Alstom and NaturEner Energy Canada Inc. have entered into an agreement...

Largest biomass plant inaugurated
25 March 2013 Vaskiluodon Voima Oy has inaugurated what is at 140 MWe the world's...

US PV market grew 76% in 2012
25 March 2013 The latest edition of the SEIA's analysis of solar power markets in the...

MHI ships 13 diesel generators to Myanmar
25 March 2013 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has sent 13 sets of diesel engine...

UAE inaugurates world's largest CSP solar plant
25 March 2013 Shams 1, the largest concentrated solar power plant currently in...

Japanese public increasingly opposed to nuclear
23 March 2013 A large majority of Japanese citizens now want the proportion of...

Power to the world's most elevated airport
19 March 2013 ABB has delivered six Resibloc dry-type transformers for the...

Hinkley Point wins planning approval
19 March 2013 Planning approval has been granted for the proposed Hinkley Point C...

Advanced nacelle test facility
19 March 2013 GE is to construct and commission in Denmark a test facility that it says...

Wärtsilä to set up manufacturing plant in Brazil
19 March 2013 Wärtsilä is to set up a new manufacturing facility in Brazil to...

First concrete poured at Vogtle and V C Summer
18 March 2013 First concrete stage has been reached at two US nuclear reactor sites,...

Siemens wins wind power order from Japan
18 March 2013 A supply and install turbine order for the Akita Port onshore wind...

Ivanpah solar achieves "first flux"
18 March 2013 The Ivanpah concentrating solar power project reached a major milestone...

GE launches 'critical power' business
18 March 2013 Launch of a new company to supply the market for mission-critical...

E.ON may close down Irsching 5
15 March 2013 The owners of the 840 MW Irsching 5 gas fired power plant in Bavaria -...

Shanghai MHI Engine JV begins operations
11 March 2013

Uruguay plans solar development
06 March 2013 Uruguay is hoping to attract developers to build 200 MW of solar...

Seven killed at site of geothermal plant
06 March 2013 A landslide has caused the death of seven construction workers at the site...

£2.3 million shared for UK offshore wind development
06 March 2013 Three companies in the UK have been awarded funding under a £5 million...

Germany prepares fracking regulations
06 March 2013

Drax to get new turbine upgrade
06 March 2013 Three of Drax power station's intermediate pressure (IP) turbines are to...

Iberdrola to sell Polish wind assets
05 March 2013

ADB backs Nepal hydro scheme
02 March 2013

Skerries tidal gets go ahead
01 March 2013 The Welsh Government has given its approval to the development of...

February 2013


Investigative drilling starts at Fukushima site
28 February 2013 To prepare for investigations of the reactor torus, Tepco, operator of...

ETI awards energy system design contracts
24 February 2013 The UK's Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has awarded contracts...

Australia investigates gas-solar hybrid plant prospects
24 February 2013 The Australian government is to investigate the feasibility of converting...

European Committee supports backloading
24 February 2013 Policy makers in the European Union came a step closer to agreeing on a...

PLN signs Sarulla contracts
24 February 2013 A major geothermal energy project in Indonesia has taken a step forward...

Dong Energy divests Polish wind business
24 February 2013 Dong Energy has decided to sell its onshore wind energy business in Poland...

Iran plans new nuclear plants
24 February 2013 Iran says that it has discovered new uranium deposits and plan to build...

Chevron bets on Australian shale gas
24 February 2013 US oil major Chevron has become the latest international energy company...

EU proposes oil and gas law
24 February 2013 The European Union is set to introduce legislation governing the...

World PV capacity passes 100 GW mark
14 February 2013 More than 30 GW of solar photovoltaic capacity was connected to...

European wind industry faces challenges in 2013
13 February 2013 The wave of political uncertainty that has swept across Europe since...

Romania, Lithuania give go-ahead for shale gas exploration
13 February 2013 Countries in Eastern Europe look set to reduce their dependence on Russia...

Centrica pulls out of UK nuclear new-build
08 February 2013 Centrica has announced its 'decision not to participate in UK nuclear...

Alstom makes €1 bn wind deal in Brazil
07 February 2013 Alstom Renewable Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with...

January 2013


Carbon price hits new low
24 January 2013 Low demand for emission allowances (EUAs) in the EU caused the price...

139 MW Campo Verde solar under way
17 January 2013 First Solar Inc. has started construction of the 139 MW Campo Verde...

Alstom to supply hydro equipment for Grand Renaissance dam
16 January 2013 Alstom has signed a €250 million contract with Metals &...

12% of UK electricity now from renewables - it's official
10 January 2013 Statistics newly published by the Department of Energy and Climate...

Agreement reached on sale of E.ON Energy from Waste
09 January 2013 E.ON has signed agreements to form a joint venture (JV) with...

Nuclear is Europe's best bet for meeting climate targets, says new report
01 January 2013 A new analysis from Frost & Sullivan European Nuclear Power Sector finds...

Siemens tests 4 MW WTG prototype
01 January 2013 Siemens Energy has installed the prototype of a new 4 MW wind turbine...

New Zealand upgrades north-south link
01 January 2013 Prime minister John Key has officially opened the largest...

December 2012


November 2012


GE is working on 'revolutionary' wind turbine blade
30 November 2012

UK's new energy bill – 'to power low-carbon economic growth'
30 November 2012

MHI and Hitachi to create powerful new joint company
30 November 2012

Wind power to ease India’s energy security problems
30 November 2012

UAE nuclear build 'ahead of schedule'
30 November 2012

Thanh Hoa's hydro plant to go ahead
30 November 2012

Permit for 7.8GW São Luiz do Tapajós hydro blocked
30 November 2012

UK's ONR grants nuclear licence for Hinkley C
29 November 2012

Storage system to be installed in Orkney Islands grid
26 November 2012

World’s first 'real' island smart grid
26 November 2012

Garabí-Panambí hydro study slated for 2013
26 November 2012

Brazil's nuclear industry reboots
26 November 2012

Mexico's first wave power generator to be launched
26 November 2012

European Commission announces ETS fix
26 November 2012

IRENA reports on renewable costs
26 November 2012

Fluor loses Gabbard legal battle
25 November 2012

B&W wins US DOE funding for small modular reactor development
23 November 2012

French government authorises ITER construction
22 November 2012

Grant for installation of largest fuel cell to date
22 November 2012

Passive safety systems to be installed at Krško
19 November 2012

EU grant awarded for fuel cell installation
19 November 2012

Gassnova and Statoil award Mongstad CCS continuation contracts
18 November 2012

China's CCS capability to be assessed by World Bank
18 November 2012

BHI places supercritical order for Buk-Pyeong
18 November 2012

Australia prepares for “unparalleled” renewables investment
18 November 2012

Mainstream reaches S Africa agreements
18 November 2012

IEA predicts shift in global energy sources
18 November 2012

Alstom Grid inaugurates the first 1200 kV disconnector
13 November 2012

Hitachi to acquire Horizon Nuclear Power
11 November 2012

ABB develops practical DC circuit breaker for grid power levels
11 November 2012

Largest fuel cell contract to date
11 November 2012

EPPSA calls for action on IP abuses
11 November 2012

Laos ready to build Xayaburi hydro plant
11 November 2012

China lodges solar complaint
11 November 2012

Finnish company buys first Vestas V126-3.0
11 November 2012

UK inaugurates offshore wind innovation competition
11 November 2012

Gas and renewable energy Coalition forged
11 November 2012

Wärtsilä to supply major dual-fuel plant in Mauritania
05 November 2012

Siemens wins engineering and supply order for Venezuelan PP
05 November 2012

Navetas and Texas Instruments in Smart technology deal
04 November 2012

'Biomass can make major contribution' – Deloitte report
04 November 2012

EU backed 2Co CCS scheme fails to win UK funding
04 November 2012

London Array generates first power
04 November 2012

Three US reactors shut down by hurricane Sandy
02 November 2012

US utilities scramble to restore power
02 November 2012

October 2012


Alstom increases its shareholding in BrightSource Energy to over 20%
26 October 2012

Siemens looks to sell its solar business
26 October 2012

Statoil and Statkraft team up for UK offshore wind venture
24 October 2012

Globeleq to carry out Azito expansion
24 October 2012

First Solar wins Dubai solar park deal
24 October 2012

Hanwha completes Q-cells takeover
24 October 2012

UK launches energy storage funding programme
24 October 2012

New consortium to bid for UK nuke decommissioning
24 October 2012

Ukraine’s energy infrastructure needs reform and investment – IEA
23 October 2012

US sets aside land for solar development
19 October 2012

Rabobank predicts slowdown in renewables investment
19 October 2012

Vestas to cut a further 1400 jobs
19 October 2012

Alstom to set up wind tower factory in Brazil
19 October 2012

New poll shows support for nuclear energy is still low
19 October 2012

Toshiba to take on Shaw’s stake in Westinghouse
19 October 2012

Chilean power project approved
19 October 2012

UK has 100+ GW marine energy potential
19 October 2012

Fingrid, Elering start Estlink 2 cable laying
19 October 2012

Solyndra seeks compensation from Chinese firms
18 October 2012

SGS acquires radiation testing specialist ARS
11 October 2012

Shell's Alberta CCS project to go ahead
11 October 2012

DTEK commissions Ukraine's first wind farm
11 October 2012

Fluor wins Malampaya EPC
11 October 2012

World’s largest tri-fuel power plant ordered
11 October 2012

National Grid to drill offshore CCS site
11 October 2012

Successful JET experiment lays the ground for advances at ITER
11 October 2012

Aeroderivative upgrade from Rolls-Royce
11 October 2012

European NPP stress tests reveal deficiencies
11 October 2012

Agreements signed for further wind farm construction in Brazil
05 October 2012

EU reaches 100 GW wind power milestone
05 October 2012

UK opposition party wants to scrap regulator Ofgem
05 October 2012

Morocco awards Ourzazate contract
05 October 2012

India announces utility debt plan
05 October 2012

PowerBuoy deployment delayed
05 October 2012

APEM aims for US offshore sector
05 October 2012

US firms at ‘serious competitive disadvantage’ in global nuclear energy market
05 October 2012

ADB targets green projects in China
05 October 2012

Construction of Japan’s Ohma nuclear power station set to resume
05 October 2012

September 2012


100th TM2500 rolls off the line
27 September 2012

Dongbu ultra-supercritical signs contract for turbogenerator sets
27 September 2012

F&S reports growth in service market
27 September 2012

Bruce 1 re-starts after fifteen years
27 September 2012

GLE wins licence for laser enrichment facility
27 September 2012

Alstom to acquire Tidal Generation Ltd
27 September 2012

Dong sells Walney 2 transmission assets
27 September 2012

Statkraft OKs two new wind farms
27 September 2012

Nigeria announces privatisation winners
27 September 2012

Japan aims at zero nuclear build by 2030s
21 September 2012

France commits to nuke reduction programme
21 September 2012

DNV KEMA joins the Energy & Utilities Alliance
21 September 2012

SSE’s Clyde wind farm officially opened
21 September 2012

"Unprecedented" boom in MENA region
21 September 2012

MEPs call for robust fracking rules
21 September 2012

Commission urges action on energy networks
21 September 2012

RWE closes 3 GW of UK capacity and opens new 2 GW plant
20 September 2012

Survey says the world is in favour of wind energy
16 September 2012

World's first integrated CCS plant starts operations
16 September 2012

Alstom to supply 68 wind turbines to Casa dos Ventos
16 September 2012

Westinghouse and Hutní montáže announce co-operation agreement
16 September 2012

MoU signed for 5GW Ireland-UK transmission system study
16 September 2012

RWE and EPS agree strategic collaboration
14 September 2012

Island leaders call for action
14 September 2012

California tests auction system
14 September 2012

Mainstream boosts its financing
14 September 2012

Nexans acquires Shandong Yanggu joint venture
11 September 2012

Democrats go into neutral on climate change
11 September 2012

L&T to build ITER cryostat
11 September 2012

Magnox contract goes to Costain and Balfour Beatty
11 September 2012

NRC blocks 'foreign owned' NPP application
11 September 2012

Unison Networks embarks on smart grid project
11 September 2012

ETI investigates hydrogen storage
11 September 2012

Chinese solar firms face EU investigation
10 September 2012

Siemens acquires Kaon
04 September 2012

REpower signs contract for Australian wind farm project
04 September 2012

Hitachi unit plans to export solar-powered desal plants
04 September 2012

Japan's METI to support installation of large-scale storage batteries
04 September 2012

NRC finalises post-Fukushima guidance
04 September 2012

Romania pushes back full grid connection to 2016
04 September 2012

Alstom and Toshiba sign 'smart grid' MOU
04 September 2012

Brazil debates biomass obligation
03 September 2012

UK's first offshore wind Round Three project enters planning
03 September 2012

August 2012


Exelon scraps Texas reactor project
31 August 2012

Neurath F & G lignite units inaugurated – with a special demonstration of speed
28 August 2012

Buyer found for Q–Cells
28 August 2012

ABB awarded Texas grid support contract
28 August 2012

Kozloduy extension – feasibility study contract awarded
28 August 2012

F-W updates Don Valley FEED
28 August 2012

Wärtsilä wins 53 MW mining power contract
28 August 2012

Power-to-gas pilot plant starts to take shape
28 August 2012

Construction of Belo Monte resumes
28 August 2012

Appellate court strikes down EPA's new air pollution Rule
22 August 2012

Tepco revises official Fukushima-Daiichi report
22 August 2012

OL3 cooling plant fill completed
22 August 2012

AREVA wins UAE enriched uranium contract
22 August 2012

First major MATS-connected contract award
22 August 2012

EMEC to support development of S Korean marine energy
22 August 2012

Aviva buys into roof solar market
22 August 2012

OPT awarded first FERC licence
22 August 2012

Sener signs biomass EPC
22 August 2012

Tilbury to be back on line in August
15 August 2012

Hudson Energy to enter UK market
14 August 2012

Commission gives Hinkley Point its approval
14 August 2012

US suspends reactor licensing
14 August 2012

Siemens and Morgan Sindall sign infrastructure MoU
14 August 2012

DNV KEMA to develop power-testing labs in Brazil
14 August 2012

Dong acquires three German offshore wind projects
14 August 2012

Ukraine to privatise four largest gas power plants
13 August 2012

Mitsui and Tokio Marine to build 20 solar plants
13 August 2012

Getting Vasilikos back on line
07 August 2012

CB&I to acquire Shaw Group
07 August 2012

NRG and GenOn to merge
07 August 2012

Flex-Plant 30 for Panda plant
07 August 2012

UK government encourages biomass conversion ... and gas
07 August 2012

Indian blackouts: inter-regional links to blame?
07 August 2012

UK creates marine energy park
06 August 2012

Milestone for Mainstream wind farm
06 August 2012

Australia pulls funding for Dual Gas project
06 August 2012

July 2012


Funding for virtual power plants in the UK
27 July 2012

Areva acquires biocoal technology
27 July 2012

Alstom wins contracts to reinforce Kurdistan network
26 July 2012

'UK should spend £22 billion on grid' – Regulator
25 July 2012

Akermin moves towards carbon capture field tests
25 July 2012

MAN Diesel sells its first combined cycle plant in Africa
25 July 2012

Siemens to supply three more H-class GTs to South Korea
25 July 2012

Gamesa to cut US workforce by 165
25 July 2012

OL3 will not be finished before 2015
20 July 2012

Rosatom and Areva in new nuclear co-operation
20 July 2012

Stay of execution for Q-Cells
19 July 2012

Dong-Siemens deal for bulk supply of 6 MW wind turbines
19 July 2012

NER300 list published at last
19 July 2012

Brazil starts up prototype wave energy converter
19 July 2012

Wärtsilä wins its largest single power plant order to date
19 July 2012

Tepco installs cooling plant at Fukushima
18 July 2012

NPT to double capacity of its transmission backbone
16 July 2012

OPT and Lockheed to develop wave energy project in Australia
15 July 2012

ABB develops million-volt plus DC converter transformer
15 July 2012

Chamera III hydro completed
15 July 2012

UK tops energy efficiency ratings
15 July 2012

Duke and Progress complete merger
12 July 2012

Judgment on OL3 dispute handed down
10 July 2012

IEA reports acceleration in renewable energy growth
10 July 2012

Sale of MW Power to Metso approved
09 July 2012

Erbil to upgrade to CCGT
09 July 2012

Habia Cable secures new nuclear contract in Korea
09 July 2012

First Medupi boiler passes pressure test
08 July 2012

MHI tests technology for Mongstad bid
06 July 2012

IEA applauds Swiss energy reforms
06 July 2012

Indonesia's PLN orders dual fuel plant
06 July 2012

Queensland withdraws support for Solar Dawn
06 July 2012

Vestas wins Northwind offshore order
06 July 2012

US grants to boost clean energy in Africa
06 July 2012

Irish wind park to solve UK supply problems
02 July 2012

The Zayed Future Energy Prize – entries invited
01 July 2012

LED lighting trial shows enormous energy savings
01 July 2012

Enel commissions PV plants in Greece
01 July 2012

Portuguese project pioneers floating turbine development
01 July 2012

GE targets shale gas water treatment
01 July 2012

Iraq reinforces transmission grid
01 July 2012

Hunterston CCS demo cancelled
01 July 2012

June 2012


ITER fusion project is falling behind schedule
28 June 2012

Tilbury comes back on line
25 June 2012

Mellach combined cycle CHP plant opens
25 June 2012

Norway, Germany and UK agreement on new HVDC links
25 June 2012

Vestas scraps Sheerness production plans
25 June 2012

Japan approves renewable incentives
25 June 2012

EU efficiency targets watered down
24 June 2012

Iberdrola starts Wikinger engineering phase
24 June 2012

Fukushima slowed nuclear growth by 10% says NEA
23 June 2012

Siemens can return to nuclear industry in 2012 – EC ruling
23 June 2012

Fukushima surveys find radiation and more leaked water
22 June 2012

Europe’s emission lessons
19 June 2012 “If the EU ETS is to act as a credible emission reduction and low...

Looking beyond Kyoto
19 June 2012 “The fury being expressed by some developing countries towards the...

Only competition can secure a sustainable energy future
19 June 2012 “If the role of the market is diminished, then the value of competition...

Regulating biomass
19 June 2012 “There is currently no accurate and standardised procedure for...

ABB completes its first IEC 61850-9-2 compliant substation
18 June 2012

Honeywell forms Smart Grid Solutions unit
18 June 2012

Germany 'does not need new coal fired power plants'
18 June 2012

Datang Power to invest in IGCC project
18 June 2012

Korean government to spend $318 m on renewables R&D
18 June 2012

Abengoa to build 200 MW California PV plant
18 June 2012

Bank of America pledges environmental finance
18 June 2012

Offshore wind industry targets 30 per cent cost reduction
18 June 2012

Green groups call for ETS fix
18 June 2012

State Grid Corporation buys Brazil assets
17 June 2012

US EPR design certification re-scheduled for 2014
14 June 2012

Taishan 1 reactor vessel installed
10 June 2012

Vestas releases high-wind V112-3.0 MW turbine
10 June 2012

AMSC acquires fundamental HTS patent
10 June 2012

UK-Norway energy agreement
10 June 2012

Robot investigation of Fukushima units 1 and 3 gets under way
10 June 2012

Japan plans to step up marine energy development
10 June 2012

Small islands' renewable potential is 1.62 GW – report
10 June 2012

Chile to launch four NCRE tenders before year-end
10 June 2012

Wärtsilä sells its share in the MW Power joint venture to Metso
01 June 2012

Jiangsu Rudong offshore wind power comes online
01 June 2012

Striking new electricity market reform in the UK
01 June 2012

ABB to acquire Tropos Networks
01 June 2012

Germany sets solar world record
01 June 2012

MHI to develop fuel cell triple combined cycle system
01 June 2012

Survey of Akkuyu site to be completed this year
01 June 2012

Russia to join the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
01 June 2012

May 2012


Alstom awarded three major Canadian hydro projects
27 May 2012

GE Sprints to Israel
27 May 2012

Companies invited to trade on new UK-Ireland link
27 May 2012

Talin upgrade contracts awarded
27 May 2012

JGC's coal-to-oil scheme
27 May 2012

UK sets new PV tariffs
27 May 2012

Enel starts up two green energy plants
27 May 2012

South Africa awards wind, solar concessions
27 May 2012

UK government publishes electricity reforms bill
27 May 2012

Moventas wins €80m Areva gearing supply contract
24 May 2012

GE and XD Electric form T&D partnership
17 May 2012

Sembcorp acquires wind power assets in China
17 May 2012

Oil price still a serious obstacle to global recovery says IEA
17 May 2012

GE and Shenhua start clean coal JV in China
17 May 2012

Strong interest in UK CCS competition
17 May 2012

Power sector M&A level falls
17 May 2012

E.On sells gas transmission company
17 May 2012

EDF Luminus commissions Trent turbines
17 May 2012

NY state's largest biomass plant starts up
16 May 2012

Wales’ largest onshore wind farm given consent
14 May 2012

Saudi Arabia ‘should aim for 41 GW solar by 2032’
14 May 2012

'Solar power is at the crossroads' – EPIA report
14 May 2012

Shoaiba III completed ahead of schedule
13 May 2012

Mongstad CCS testing starts
12 May 2012

Korea passes carbon pricing legislation
12 May 2012

HECA project resumes permitting process
12 May 2012

Gamesa selects Europe for offshore prototype
12 May 2012

GE, CH2M and UGL to provide power for $34 billion Ichthys project
12 May 2012

Government agrees $12.5 billion Tepco bail-out
11 May 2012

Bolivia seizes REE assets
03 May 2012

KDM Energia boosts landfill gas operations in Chile
03 May 2012

Ukraine's DTEK orders WTGs
03 May 2012

UK – Denmark interconnector proposed
03 May 2012

Australian government awards funding for CETO wave project
03 May 2012

Rurelec acquires Peruvian hydro project
03 May 2012

Decontamination of Fukushima D&D centre begins
03 May 2012

Alstom wins Castaic hydro rehab contract
03 May 2012

First order for Siemens 60 Hz SGT-750 industrial GT
03 May 2012

European nuclear plants pass post-Fukushima stress tests
01 May 2012

April 2012


NWP partnership selected for US waste repository management
30 April 2012

DNV KEMA establishes Beijing HQ
29 April 2012

Q.CELLS completes Europe’s largest solar project
29 April 2012

Two RR Trents start up in Northern Territory
29 April 2012

Westinghouse signs up Ameren for 'small reactor' bid
29 April 2012

US-UK clean energy agreement
29 April 2012

£60 million fund to boost international CCS efforts
29 April 2012

Enel plans solar polygeneration plant
28 April 2012

TVO starts Olkiluoto 4 bidding
23 April 2012

GE 4MW offshore WTG passes its first test
20 April 2012

GE's workhorse WTG achieves landmark sales
20 April 2012

ABB to invest $50 million in its manufacturing base in India
20 April 2012

ABB to develop 1200 kV circuit breaker for India's grid
20 April 2012

UK-Iceland link under discussion
20 April 2012

China's PCC wins USD 2.4 billion power project in India
20 April 2012

Public Electricity of Yemen opens tender for major transmission line project
20 April 2012

Enel plans solar polygeneration plant
20 April 2012

Dong to test offshore WTGs in UK
20 April 2012

Favourable report on fracking published in UK
19 April 2012

China is still world wind power leader
11 April 2012

Bemco is frontrunner to build Saudi power plant
11 April 2012

Sinopec wins Kenya geothermal project
11 April 2012

Secretary Chu announces $30 m for storage R&D
11 April 2012

Major order for Voith in Turkey
11 April 2012

FACTS to boost Texas transmission
11 April 2012

Apple filing reveals fuel cell plans
11 April 2012

EDF wins offshore wind concessions
11 April 2012

RWE Innogy receives Nordsee 1 permit
11 April 2012

China cuts renewables to push nuclear, hydro
11 April 2012

Q-Cells, Solar Trust file for bankruptcy
11 April 2012

Mongolia prepares for its first wind farm
05 April 2012

Commissioning of Callide oxyfiring project starts
05 April 2012

Denmark legislates 100% green energy agenda
05 April 2012

TVO selects GEH for OL4 bidding
04 April 2012

EPA's new carbon dioxide standard "may prohibit new coal plant build"
04 April 2012

Viking Energy's Shetland wind farm consented
04 April 2012

Stadtwerke München and Siemens start up virtual power plant
04 April 2012

New UK CCS competition launched
04 April 2012

Siemen to supply its H class to Ansan
02 April 2012

UK nuclear third party liabilities to be increased sevenfold
02 April 2012

ABB wins $70 m substation order for Saudi Arabia
02 April 2012

Shotton CHP plant to close
02 April 2012

Suzlon and CGN Wind Energy to develop 800 MW of projects
02 April 2012

Bidding process begins for Olkiluoto 4
02 April 2012

IAEA and Foratom sign co-operation agreement
01 April 2012

Japan Nuclear Fuel may resume construction of MOX plant
01 April 2012

March 2012


Bulgaria abandons Belene nuke project
30 March 2012

RWE and E.ON pull out of UK nuclear build
30 March 2012

Gamesa to invest £125m in UK wind
26 March 2012

UK government loses final FiT appeal
26 March 2012

Siemens installs storage pilot in Italy
26 March 2012

Centrica and DONG Energy establish joint venture to develop wind farms
26 March 2012

Alstom inaugurates world's largest WTG for offshore use
26 March 2012

UTC sells Clipper Windpower
26 March 2012

EGP commissions Guatemala power plant
26 March 2012

Nine bids submitted for climate technology centre
26 March 2012

US heightens solar trade war with new tariff
25 March 2012

Canada's regulator publishes post-Fukushima 'to do' list
24 March 2012

China to invest in Nepal's biggest hydro project
15 March 2012

Siemens wins Diamantina power island contract
15 March 2012

El Carpio CSP plants come on line
15 March 2012

FRV secures solar investment
15 March 2012

UK hopes to encourage CCS innovation with new scheme
14 March 2012

Shuweihat S2 comes on line
14 March 2012

Seabed sealing work at Fukushima is started
14 March 2012

Vestas boosts its Latin American business
14 March 2012

Scotland sets out decarbonisation plan
14 March 2012

Desertec promotes Asian supergrid
14 March 2012

'Sustainia' initiative launched in Geneva
12 March 2012

European Parliament wants action to increase carbon price
12 March 2012

Alstom launches GT13E2 upgrade
12 March 2012

ABB forms JV in offshore wind power integration
12 March 2012

ABB wins power contract in Iraq
12 March 2012

E.On confirms Kingsnorth closure
12 March 2012

Masdar to build the Seychelles' first wind farm
12 March 2012

Wärtsilä signs Brazil O&M contract
12 March 2012

UK re-assessment of offshore wind costs
03 March 2012

Fukushima unit 2 undergoes survey by robot
03 March 2012

Legal challenge to US clean air rules
02 March 2012

Pan-European grid would cost '1% of consumers' electricity bill'
01 March 2012

Green light for new company DNV KEMA
01 March 2012

Lego builds green investment
01 March 2012

Honduras inaugurates 100 MW wind farm
01 March 2012

German government announces drastic cuts in solar FiTs
01 March 2012

IFC invests in Indonesian IPP
01 March 2012

EPC awarded for Tanjung Bin
01 March 2012

February 2012


Biomass fuel fire at Tilbury power station
27 February 2012

Bahrain scraps nuclear power plan
26 February 2012

India looks to 63 GW nuclear capacity by 2032
26 February 2012

Mitsubishi takes stake in large Mexican wind project
26 February 2012

Iran and Pakistan to launch USD 718 m power line project
26 February 2012

New plan to stabilise seabed at Fukushima's port
24 February 2012

UK government appeals FiT ruling
24 February 2012

IEA praises Danish long-term vision
24 February 2012

UK needs ‘visionary’ approach to marine energy
24 February 2012

Mainstream, Goldwind secure second Chile deal
24 February 2012

Crescent Dunes CSP reaches construction milestone
24 February 2012

Saft to supply to NYC smart grid project
24 February 2012

Turkey turns to coal and nuclear power
20 February 2012

UK-France nuke deal
20 February 2012

Siemens acquires Marine Current Turbines
20 February 2012

New UK interconnector will create HV record
20 February 2012

CarbonNet awarded A$100m funding for CCS project
20 February 2012

Consent granted for Oyster wave array
20 February 2012

E.On warns of delayed grid connections
20 February 2012

Fukushima unit 2 temperature ‘rise’ may have been caused by faulty equipment
16 February 2012

Siemens wins USD 1 bn Saudi power order
10 February 2012

Licence approval for new Vogtle nuclear units
10 February 2012

Davey appointed as UK energy minister
09 February 2012

Tepco starts surface dust clearance operations
09 February 2012

Sinohydro awards Itezhi-Tezhi equipment contract
09 February 2012

CASE study examines solar trade tariffs
09 February 2012

Foster Wheeler to lead Don Valley CCS development
09 February 2012

Co-operation will enhance Slovak security
09 February 2012

Renewables continue strong growth
09 February 2012

Semprius sets new PV record
09 February 2012

Bracknell pilot shows automated demand response can cut peak energy use
05 February 2012

European cogeneration market to pick up by 2018
02 February 2012

Smart grid energy reduction project in the UK
02 February 2012

Rosatom–Alstom JV will supply turbine island for Baltic NPP
02 February 2012

New report says US nuke waste policy "has completely broken down”
02 February 2012

Cat and Energyst agreement on power projects
02 February 2012

Gazprom and Renova confirm merger of power assets
02 February 2012

Tûranor completes its solar voyage
02 February 2012

Power sector to grow at fast pace in GCC
02 February 2012

IAEA review of Japanese nuclear stress tests
02 February 2012

BOC joins Drax CCS project
01 February 2012

Fukushima rehearses emergency cooling drill
01 February 2012

January 2012


ABB sets new power cable record in New York Harbour
28 January 2012

Green groups challenge UK nuclear subsidies
26 January 2012

Areva inaugurates energy storage platform in Corsica
26 January 2012

New partner for Drax CCS scheme
26 January 2012

Ampacity superconductor cable project gets under way
26 January 2012

Pakistan plans 1500 MW of wind generation
26 January 2012

Sri Lanka to establish 500 MW coal power plant in its Eastern province
26 January 2012

Japanese manufacturers developing cheaper solar materials
26 January 2012

Bangladesh to tender for four more coal fired plants
26 January 2012

UK government loses solar FiT appeal
26 January 2012

Fukushima unit 2 residual water level and temperature stabilised
23 January 2012

Eletrobras working with EdM on Cesul project
22 January 2012

Harbin Electric to start hydro project in Ecuador
22 January 2012

Qatar forecast to spend $20bn on power and water to 2022
22 January 2012

Tepco to upgrade Chiba plant by 0.5 GW
22 January 2012

Stiff opposition expected to Japan's grid deregulation plan
22 January 2012

E.On moving into South America
22 January 2012

Valle 1 and 2 commissioned
22 January 2012

Energy giants battle for French offshore developments
22 January 2012

Alstom and SSE plan world’s largest wave farm
22 January 2012

Fukushima intake canal cleared
18 January 2012

Nexans commissions first superconducting FCL
15 January 2012

MHI ships first commercial M501J GT
15 January 2012

E.ON's bid for EDP stake rejected
15 January 2012

MPX and E.ON to form strategic partnership in S. America
15 January 2012

E.ON moves to phase two of Caithness wind farm construction
15 January 2012

Wind tower makers enter the trade war
15 January 2012

China completes major energy storage project
15 January 2012

Iberdrola, Gamesa sign new wind turbine deal
12 January 2012

Tepco publishes English language summary of its interim Fukushima investigation
10 January 2012

EPA issues final mercury and PM rule
10 January 2012

Washington court stays EPA’s cross-state air pollution rule
09 January 2012

Iranian consortium to invest USD 571 m in Armenian power industry
08 January 2012

Balfour Beatty secures major extension to National Grid agreement
08 January 2012

Enel Chile expands with new wind farm
07 January 2012

Hydro-Québec awards Robert-Bourassa contract
07 January 2012

Rurelec expands into Chile
07 January 2012

Dominican Republic doubles the size of its Quisqueya project
07 January 2012

BP calls time on its solar activities
07 January 2012

Tepco readies itself for a 40-year haul
04 January 2012

US certification for Westinghouse AP1000 design
04 January 2012

December 2011


Belarus-Russia nuclear agreement ratified
23 December 2011

'Wind lens' magnifies turbine output
22 December 2011

J-Power Systems, Sumitomo, win largest undersea cable contract
22 December 2011

Man-made vault for OPG’s low-level nuclear waste
22 December 2011

RusHydro starts up fifth unit in Sayano-Shushenskaya reconstruction
22 December 2011

Alstom to build large gas plant in Iraq
22 December 2011

UK government could face legal action by Brussels over FIT plans
22 December 2011

DNV to take over KEMA
22 December 2011

Cold shutdown declared at Fukushima
20 December 2011

ABB acquires General Trafo
15 December 2011

Marubeni consortium is lowest bidder for Dubai project
15 December 2011

EDF to invest in Polish coal fired plant
15 December 2011

Rurelec expands into Peru
15 December 2011

MHI wins Nong Saeng CCGT order
15 December 2011

'Durban Platform' deal salvaged from climate talks
15 December 2011

South Africa starts renewables bidding
15 December 2011

ADB and Reliance plan India PV project
15 December 2011

Qurayyah power plant project gathers pace
15 December 2011

Mekong projects postponed
15 December 2011

Areva's shares suspended as its profits collapse
14 December 2011

Tepco reports desalination leak
13 December 2011

Gordonbush comes online
09 December 2011

Dresser-Rand receives green innovation grant
08 December 2011

March of the nanodots
08 December 2011

Jänschwalde CCS project abandoned
08 December 2011

EDF, GE to develop first commercial FlexEfficiency CC plant
08 December 2011

ABB to invest $400 million in new cable production
08 December 2011

UK government finalises new nuclear clean-up framework
08 December 2011

Hydro Tasmania places 168 MW wind order
07 December 2011

Durban stalemate cause for concern, says IEA
07 December 2011

Residual fuel in Fukushima reactors 'is draining away'
07 December 2011

First GE 4 MW offshore machine installed
05 December 2011

Siemens to build GT production in St. Petersburg
05 December 2011

Copper nanoparticle battery a realistic prospect
05 December 2011

Saudi Arabia plans first tender for nuclear plant for end-2012
05 December 2011

Indonesian government approves nuclear construction plan
05 December 2011

Alstom establishes new hydro centre
04 December 2011

BrightSource adds storage to SoCalEd deals
04 December 2011

FutureGen proposes Merodosia purchase
04 December 2011

RWE evaluates 6 MW offshore turbines
04 December 2011

November 2011


EU to provide more funding to decommission Soviet-era reactors
29 November 2011

Fukushima core cooling survived earthquake, but not the tsunami - report
29 November 2011

Japanese majors in joint ocean power project
28 November 2011

Vietnam needs $1 bln per year for power transmission projects
28 November 2011

London smart meter trial launched
28 November 2011

Vattenfall wants to build ten biomass plants by 2020
28 November 2011

SSE plans two low carbon networks
28 November 2011

ENW gets funding for distribution initiative
28 November 2011

Kozloduy nuclear power plant to upsize by 120 MW
28 November 2011

Fukushima – major reports published
23 November 2011

Greater Gabbard foundations 'are defective'
21 November 2011

S Korea to Invest $9 bn in 2.5 GW offshore wind farm
20 November 2011

NTPC plans for 128 GW capacity by 2032
20 November 2011

Fingrid, Elering report progress on EstLink 2
20 November 2011

Mongstad CCS moves forward with supplier qualification
20 November 2011

ABB acquires Powercorp
20 November 2011

Energy ‘trilemma’ solutions urgently needed, says WEC
20 November 2011

Isle of Wight unveils sustainable ‘greenprint’
20 November 2011

Expansion of the first integrated FlexEfficiency plant announced
18 November 2011

Decontamination system at Fukushima unit 2 starts up
17 November 2011

MHI starts on Fukushima sludge treatment facility
16 November 2011

EU plant closures will create wide energy gap – PB report
15 November 2011

China's 2050 wind power plan published
14 November 2011

Suzlon completes REpower acquisition
14 November 2011

Biomass boom could 'worsen climate crisis'
14 November 2011

The world close to being locked in to a high carbon energy system, says IEA
14 November 2011

Australia passes Clean Energy Act
14 November 2011

Enel commissions Portoscuso wind farm
14 November 2011

E.ON to investigate gas grid storage
14 November 2011

EDF convicted on spying charges
10 November 2011

Fukushima units have been air-sealed
09 November 2011

Thorpe Marsh may be first UK Flexefficiency application
09 November 2011

Alstom plans new WTG factories
09 November 2011

Siemens increases stake in Marine Current Turbines
09 November 2011

GCC to spend 25 bn on new capacity
08 November 2011

New JV aims to generate power from MENA deserts
08 November 2011

IEA urges Greek reforms
08 November 2011

Alstom to develop UHV technology for China
08 November 2011

Vestas and Dong to test new 7 MW turbine
08 November 2011

Fission products detected in Fukushima unit 2 gas treatment
03 November 2011

Launch of SST-400 GEO steam turbine
01 November 2011

October 2011


OPT initiative aims to reduce wave energy costs
31 October 2011

IFC supports landmark wind project
31 October 2011

India and ABB aim for 1200 kV
31 October 2011

R-R tidal prototype hits 100 MWh marker
31 October 2011

AMSC pulls The Switch deal
31 October 2011

Furukawa buys into the superconducting wire business
31 October 2011

Russia, Iceland sign geothermal energy accord
31 October 2011

Queensland to build two gas fired power stations
31 October 2011

Kerala and Orissa to build 2GW plant
31 October 2011

Fuel cells recommended for US military
31 October 2011

Fukushima survey robot fails
25 October 2011

New British ROC bands
21 October 2011

Saudi Electricity Co finalises $1.44bn power plant deal
20 October 2011

Russia signs up to build NPP in Belarus
20 October 2011

Siemens re-enters Japan's wind market
20 October 2011

UK's tidal map to be precisely modelled
20 October 2011

Wärtsilä strengthens its presence in Turkey
20 October 2011

Vestas acquires OCAS technology
20 October 2011

Cat takeover of MWM agreed by EC
20 October 2011

Longannet CCS project cancelled
20 October 2011

Globeleq signs power extension deal
20 October 2011

Enel unveils mini-windmill prototype
20 October 2011

Essar awards CFB contract to Foster Wheeler
20 October 2011

Progress at Fukushima unit 1
19 October 2011

Ansaldo Nucleare joins the Cammell Lair/Nuvia alliance
18 October 2011

New solar panel factory will be largest in US
14 October 2011

Olkiluoto 3 operation may be put back to 2014, says TVO
14 October 2011

IKEA to invest heavily in Polish wind power
13 October 2011

Kazakhstan 'may build a nuclear power plant in the next 10 years'
13 October 2011

WindMade technical standard published
13 October 2011

Emergency safety drill carried out at Fukushima
13 October 2011

Short course on optimisation of CC plants
13 October 2011

India's electrical sector maintains strong growth – but faces challenges
13 October 2011

IFC supports Thai PV projects
13 October 2011

Deepwater submits 1 GW offshore plans
13 October 2011

European TSOs warn of inadequate winter margins
13 October 2011

Reform of fossil-fuel subsidies recommended by OECD and IEA
07 October 2011

Rolls-Royce wins first gas engine order in Poland
07 October 2011

Fukushima clean up is gathering pace
07 October 2011

Irrawaddy dam project unilaterally suspended
07 October 2011

Gemasolar CSP inaugurated
07 October 2011

Brazilian court halts Belo Monte construction
07 October 2011

Gazprom raided in Commission probe
07 October 2011

Spanish CCGT to host CO2 fixing demo
07 October 2011

Solar Stirling engine firm folds
07 October 2011

Fukushima radiation isolation continues to improve
04 October 2011

Polygeneration helps CCS
01 October 2011

September 2011


Sanmen reactor vessel installed
30 September 2011

New Indonesian coal law creates power company problems in India
30 September 2011

European energy storage association formed
30 September 2011

First superconductor cable energised on Korea's power grid
30 September 2011

SSE pulls out of nuke consortium
30 September 2011

Alstom launches new 2.7 MW turbine
30 September 2011

50 Hz F class GT upgrade from MHI
30 September 2011

Centrax jv to develop power barge
30 September 2011

SSE exits nuclear project
29 September 2011

RWE seeks new permits for Eemshaven
29 September 2011

Westinghouse, Areva to build 44 steam generators for EDF nukes
29 September 2011

Tepco predicts cold shutdown at Fukushima units 1, 2 and 3 by year-end
28 September 2011

UK report endorses offshore supergrid
22 September 2011

Statkraft boosts presence in Turkey
22 September 2011

Ocean Power Technologies secures Lockheed support
22 September 2011

Vestas doubles Chilean wind capacity
22 September 2011

Protesters highlight solar factory fears
22 September 2011

UK failing on climate targets
22 September 2011

Siemens to quit the nuclear power business
22 September 2011

Germany sets new PV record
22 September 2011

German nuclear tax falls at the first challenge
22 September 2011

UK may inherit a new gas bonus
22 September 2011

Fukushima radiation map published
20 September 2011

Saft starts production at new US lithium-ion battery plant
16 September 2011

Solar 'will be competitive by 2020'
15 September 2011

DOE announces funds for wind, solar
15 September 2011

AMSC sues its client Sinovel
15 September 2011

Explosion at French MOX plant Marcoule
15 September 2011

E.ON expands its PV portfolio
14 September 2011

GE announces breakthrough in gas turbine flexibility
14 September 2011

Tepco outlines plan for defuelling damaged Fukushima units
14 September 2011

US solar firm faces FBI investigation
13 September 2011

Fukushima Unit 1 cover frame completed
13 September 2011

UK organisations join US laser fusion effort
13 September 2011

Uruguay biomass tender attracts 96 MW in bids
09 September 2011

Belo Monte to be awarded operations license by 2015
09 September 2011

Tepco to re-open fossil fired units
09 September 2011

Maibara geo project reaches crucial landmark
09 September 2011

Helioenergy 1 starts commercial operation
09 September 2011

GCCSI opens first Asia office
08 September 2011

Wärtsilä goes for gold
08 September 2011

Aquamarine Power secures bank financing
08 September 2011

Hot salt water caused leak at Fukushima
08 September 2011

Shaw Group to sell Westinghouse stake back to Toshiba
07 September 2011

EuroSite to be launched in UK
02 September 2011

Marubeni buys share of Gunfleet Sands offshore wind
02 September 2011

MHI to build three supercrits in Taiwan
02 September 2011

NTPC and Indian Railways to build 1.3 GW power plant
01 September 2011

Japan's parliament passes Renewable Energy Law
01 September 2011

Candu wins $440M Argentina nuke deal
01 September 2011

New probe can see materials interactions in nuclear fusion reactors
01 September 2011

Tepco denies it failed to respond to tsunami prediction
01 September 2011

Fukushima units 1&2 radiation has dropped below legal limits
01 September 2011

Indonesia needs an outward approach to coal
01 September 2011 “The government [of Indonesia] cannot preach about environmental...

August 2011


Flooding of Fukushima turbine halls 'to drop a half metre by mid-September'
27 August 2011

Japan’s PM Kan Naoto to resign
26 August 2011

Canada to back loans for Labrador hydro project
26 August 2011

Green partnership gains strength
24 August 2011

Enel wins projects in Brazilian green auction
24 August 2011

GDF Suez plans Jirau expansion
24 August 2011

Canada proposes coal plant performance standard
24 August 2011

Offshore wind farms 'provide haven for fauna'
24 August 2011

Iberdrola passes 8000 MW and reinforces its leadership in renewables
24 August 2011

So long, solar thermal – Blythe switches to PV
24 August 2011

Tepco to test Fukushima spent fuel pool desal system
21 August 2011

TVA board authorises completion of Bellefonte 1
21 August 2011

Metso, SAC, join forces in Chinese market
18 August 2011

Siemens to build two 800 MW CCGTs in Thailand
18 August 2011

Chromalloy sets up Korea operation
18 August 2011

Siemens gets Smart with Boeing
18 August 2011

Ling Ao unit 4 enters commercial operation
18 August 2011

AMSC forced to cut jobs and submit new Nasdaq plan
18 August 2011

Green Power to build wind farm in northern Japan
18 August 2011

Reliance Power to develop 200 MW wind power project in India
18 August 2011

Fukushima unit 1 spent fuel pool cooling under control
18 August 2011

China Power International looking for 20% stake in Energias de Portugal
14 August 2011

Siemens/Power Machines GT accord
14 August 2011

Largest offshore HVDC cable contract awarded
13 August 2011

CIC seals MOU with GDF Suez
13 August 2011

China taking action to limit power shortages
13 August 2011

Romania plans wind power expansion
13 August 2011

IFC backs biomass in India
13 August 2011

Drax gets consent for two large scale biomass plants
11 August 2011

E.On to lay off thousands following huge earnings drop
11 August 2011

EPA's new emissions rule open for scrutiny
11 August 2011

Vattenfall completes 5M installations at Ormonde
11 August 2011

First turbine commissioned at Sheringham Shoal
11 August 2011

Three Japanese ministers sacked over Fukushima
11 August 2011

Eneco plans 49 MW biomass plant
11 August 2011

E.On commissions two CCGTs in Russia
11 August 2011

Iberdrola and Gamesa end strategic agreement
11 August 2011

Essent units reach first fire
11 August 2011

RWE pulls out of Wavegen's Siadar project
11 August 2011

Tepco starts desalination of contaminated water
09 August 2011

Tepco completes work on unit 4 spent fuel pool
04 August 2011

Areas of high radiation detected at Fukushima site
04 August 2011

July 2011


Nexans to build EHV cable plant in the USA
29 July 2011

World’s largest SVC Light installation in Chile
29 July 2011

Alstom completes upgrade retrofit of Dunamenti
29 July 2011

Siemens to acquire gas and steam component supplier NEM/NES
29 July 2011

Mitsui develops specialised crane for wind turbines
28 July 2011

ADB aid for Moragolla hydro project
28 July 2011

Vietnam approves a 10 year power development plan
28 July 2011

Pakistan government ups funding for key gasification project
28 July 2011

Ayrshire Power modifies its Hunterston CCS application
27 July 2011

Tepco: it will take three years to resolve mid-term Fukushima issues
24 July 2011

ABB acquires the Trasfor Group
21 July 2011

AMSC to revise its financial statements for Q2 and Q3 of fiscal 2010
21 July 2011

Gazprom and RWE to agree on joint European strategy
21 July 2011

Arup named lead planning consultant for new UK nuke
21 July 2011

Zimbabwe plans $1.3 bn power upgrade
21 July 2011

Japanese utilities to share nuclear compensation costs
21 July 2011

GDF Suez opens new 405MW CCGT plant in Hungary
21 July 2011

Second water treatment system installed at Fukushima
20 July 2011

RWE agrees Amprion sale
18 July 2011

Aquamarine Power unveils latest Oyster
18 July 2011

Compensation win over offshore leases
17 July 2011

Babcock gets oxy-coal funding
17 July 2011

First commercial wave generator inaugurated
17 July 2011

GE wins turbine order for Mekong Delta
17 July 2011

Widespread outages hit Chicago area
17 July 2011

Renova and Gazprom in power business merger
16 July 2011

Unit 3 reactor building stable, says Tepco
16 July 2011

Australia unveils vision of low carbon future
15 July 2011

ABB wins $80 million Itaipu order
15 July 2011

Tepco prepares alternative cooling installation at unit 4 spent fuel pool
13 July 2011

Plan to burn tsunami wreckage in power stations may be flawed
11 July 2011

Commission raises the stakes in power cable cartel investigation
11 July 2011

ETI supports offshore test facility
11 July 2011

Astoria Energy II starts up
11 July 2011

Power plant construction costs rising again
11 July 2011

High efficiency solar cell could be integrated in building materials
11 July 2011

Philippines may rechannel its nuclear budget
11 July 2011

New 10bn yen solar fund
11 July 2011

Siemens opens new manufacturing plant in Russia
10 July 2011

Atacama plans 50 MW of solar for 2012
08 July 2011

NTPC commissions new 660 MW supercrit
07 July 2011

Saudi Arabia-Argentina nuclear energy deal
06 July 2011

Tepco workers venture to the Fukushima Unit 4 refuelling deck
05 July 2011

E.ON secures 6 year jack up vessel charter
04 July 2011

Flexibility – the new battleground
02 July 2011

Energy Utopia risks
02 July 2011 “This Utopian vision of energy market development is being driven...

Fukushima water treatment schedule published
01 July 2011

June 2011


Allendale wind farm blocked
30 June 2011

Hungary's most eco-friendly power plant opened
30 June 2011

Alstom ventures out to sea again
30 June 2011

Alstom and Norcem in carbon capture trial
30 June 2011

Thornton Bank wind farm celebrates first foundation
30 June 2011

Research heavyweights form CCS alliance
30 June 2011

Areva and Iberdrola form offshore wind partnership
30 June 2011

Elering orders reserve power plants
30 June 2011

Scheme to boost solar purchases in the UK
30 June 2011

ADB calls for “radical steps”
30 June 2011

Falbygdens Energi to trial battery storage
30 June 2011

Closed-loop cooling starts at Fukushima Daiichi
29 June 2011

Japanese government plans wood-burning plants
25 June 2011

GE wins its first WTG contract in Australia
24 June 2011

Statkraft, Nitto Denko, in osmotic power agreement
24 June 2011

Siemens to make precautionary repairs to 54 offshore wind turbines
24 June 2011

GE gets smart in Northern Ireland
24 June 2011

Marubeni, GDF Suez joining Indonesia geothermal project
23 June 2011

Tepco workers enter unit 2 at Fukushima
23 June 2011

Water treatment system at Fukushima shut down after only four hours
21 June 2011

Tepco starts on weatherproofing Fukushima unit 1
18 June 2011

USNRC reviews and discusses its Fukushima response
17 June 2011

Siemens starts trial of its first 6 MW WTG
16 June 2011

Peru cancels Inambari hydro project
16 June 2011

Partners will build Irish Sea wind farm
16 June 2011

CCS is cost competitive, says Alstom's Joubert
16 June 2011

Saudi firm buys stake in Jordan's largest power generator
16 June 2011

Poland, Russia look for nuclear partners
16 June 2011

Sinovel unveils its first 6 MW WTG
16 June 2011

Nevada projects win DOE backing
16 June 2011

Eight Fukushima staff have received radiation overdose
15 June 2011

Alstom offers 61% efficiency with upgraded GT26 and KA26
13 June 2011

GE has its first FlexEfficiency customer
13 June 2011

TEPCO pumps out more water from Fukushima unit 2&3
12 June 2011

Germany agrees nuclear phase-out (once again)
12 June 2011

Brazil's smart grid will start with Enel meters
12 June 2011

Ngatamariki geothermal contracts boost Ormat orders
10 June 2011

New world record solar cell efficiency
10 June 2011

Canadian Solar increases mono cell efficiency
10 June 2011

SCS Energy agrees HECA deal
10 June 2011

UK cuts subsidies for large-scale solar
10 June 2011

Market factors point to increasingly prominent role for gas
08 June 2011

Engine makers raided for cartel evidence
08 June 2011

Tepco releases contaminated water tank construction schedule
07 June 2011

Wärtsilä and Versa in fuel cell power production deal
06 June 2011

GE in 'FlexEfficiency' deal with Harbin
06 June 2011

GE to acquire FMC-Tech
06 June 2011

18 firms bidding for Dubai's first private power project
05 June 2011

Brazil plans heavy wind farm investment
05 June 2011

IAEA mission: Japan underestimated tsunami risk
04 June 2011

Despite explosions, Fukushima units 1 & 4 buildings 'are stable'
03 June 2011

New water circulation systems for Fukushima Daiichi
03 June 2011

'No radioactive contamination' north of Japan
01 June 2011

IAEA mission visits Fukushima Daiichi
01 June 2011

May 2011


MAN Diesel & Turbo investigating sales irregularities
28 May 2011

Renewable energy can exceed global demand – UN report
28 May 2011

Poland will attempt to sell Enea stake this year
27 May 2011

Belenergo to sign credit agreement with China for hydro build
27 May 2011

Tepco reports limited damage at Fukushima units 2 and 3
27 May 2011

GE aims for 61% efficiency combined with record flexibility
27 May 2011

MHI also looking to 60%
27 May 2011

Tepco completes Fukushima Daiini emergency plan
26 May 2011

ABB commissions dynamic energy storage system in UK
25 May 2011

Toshiba takes over Landis+Gyr
25 May 2011

To 60% CCGT efficiency and beyond
20 May 2011

Sener research predicts sizeable CSP cost cuts
20 May 2011

China's drought is causing drinking water and power shortages
20 May 2011

Offshore developers start up porpoise protection initiative
20 May 2011

Ecuador adopts feed-in tariffs
20 May 2011

RWE clinches Borssele deal
20 May 2011

Italian court cancels Enel clean coal conversion
20 May 2011

E.On commissions CCGT in Slovakia
20 May 2011

Vestas plans UK manufacturing facility
20 May 2011

Focus of the Fukushima unit 1 plan is switched away from flooding
19 May 2011

Tepco confirms Fukushima unit 1 core melted, but remains in reactor vessel
18 May 2011

Radioactive leak at Fukuchima Daiichi found and plugged
14 May 2011

B&W signs supercrit MOM with Toshiba
13 May 2011

ENTSO-E launches public consultation on EU transmission roadmap
13 May 2011

Qatar cancels plans to build power plants in Syria
13 May 2011

Mainstream aiming at 2013 start for Ckani wind farm
13 May 2011

Russia – Turkey nuclear pact is signed
13 May 2011

Bangladesh sets up coal power company
13 May 2011

Banks back Spanish Fresnel solar project
13 May 2011

Québec launches “Plan Nord”
13 May 2011

Fukushima unit 1 airlock opened
11 May 2011

Tepco begins flooding Fukushima unit 1
07 May 2011

Tepco starts on Fukushima site works
05 May 2011

Fukushima fall out may cause dose rates exceeding legal limit
05 May 2011

Tepco begins preparations for Fukushima unit 1 stabilisation
04 May 2011

Total acquires PV panel maker
04 May 2011

Nanosolar set to deliver 1 GW to Europe
04 May 2011

Canadian CCS project approved
04 May 2011

Malaysia set for renewables feed-in tariff
04 May 2011

Belo Monte gets $1.5 billion investment boost
04 May 2011

Exelon and Constellation to merge
04 May 2011

Nexans to support initiatives in developing world
02 May 2011

April 2011


Germany explores a new kind of power train
28 April 2011

Core damage at Fukushima less than believed – Tepco re-analysis
28 April 2011

Dust containment spraying begins at Fukushima
28 April 2011

EIA forecasts continuing growth in US CO2 emissions
28 April 2011

9E GT to be indonesian workhorse
28 April 2011

NEC, Enel, to collaborate on smart grids
28 April 2011

Egypt's ambitious wind energy programme gets under way
28 April 2011

Temperature rises at Fukushima Daiichi unit 4 spent fuel pond
27 April 2011

Tepco estimates extent of contamination from unit 2 trench leak
22 April 2011

Siemens breaks through the 60% CCGT efficiency barrier
21 April 2011

World’s largest fuel cell power plant
21 April 2011

Six months (at least) to get control of Fukushima Daiichi radioactivity
21 April 2011

Two major California solar projects win loan guarantee support
21 April 2011

Cape Wind plan gets final approvals
21 April 2011

Carbon capture technologies 'at a disadvantage'
20 April 2011

ADB to finance India's solar industry
20 April 2011

France considers shale gas ban
20 April 2011

Tepco begins pumping out unit 2 turbine building
20 April 2011

New data reveals spread of radiation in waters around Fukushima
16 April 2011

Unit 4 Fukushima spent fuel assemblies 'mostly undamaged'
15 April 2011

Tauron to convert Tychy coal-fired plant to biomass
15 April 2011

OAS attempts to suspend Bel Monte construction
15 April 2011

Belarus to build nine hydropower plants by 2020
15 April 2011

Russia, Bulgaria to close Belene EPC deal
15 April 2011

Fukushima Unit 2 suppression pool to blame for much of leaked radiation, JSC concludes
14 April 2011

Aggreko mobilises 200 MW emergency power for Japan
14 April 2011

Supergrid is 'not a silver bullet' – Poyry report
14 April 2011

New estimates show raised levels of site flooding at Fukushima
13 April 2011

NISA raises crisis rating of Fukushima Daiichi to INES 7
13 April 2011

Fukushima Daiichi ready for draining
12 April 2011

First turbine installed at Ormonde
11 April 2011

Nuon postpones gasification at Magnum, again
08 April 2011

US-Dutch firm to build largest European zone PV plant
08 April 2011

UK government to introduce carbon price floor
08 April 2011

Australia and UK lead new global CCS effort
08 April 2011

Swiss utility doubles Veytaux storage capacity
08 April 2011

GE urges elimination of gas flaring
08 April 2011

E.On builds on US renewable plans
07 April 2011

Italy awards geothermal concessions
07 April 2011

Wind was Spain's main source of electricity in March, says REE
07 April 2011

Tepco continuing containment effort at Fukushima
07 April 2011

Seawater contamination at Fukushima worsens
06 April 2011

TEPCO starts bulk flush-out of low level waste
05 April 2011

Leak into sea found at Fukushima-Daiichi site
04 April 2011

New tidal energy device for Welsh waters
01 April 2011

Hitachi Zosen innovation chosen for Hinwil refurb
01 April 2011

Tepco to try sprayed plastic containment at Fukushima
01 April 2011

BritNed link 'a major step forward for power grid interconnection'
01 April 2011

CEZ Pocerady natural gas project gets under way
01 April 2011

Kuwait issues tender for $2.7bn power plant
01 April 2011

China and Germany ahead in green investment
01 April 2011

March 2011


Water pumping dominates Fukushima-Daiichi activity
31 March 2011

TEPCO told to balance cooling with leak prevention at Fukushima
30 March 2011

More radiactivity found in water leakage at Fukushima
28 March 2011

High radiation levels prevent recovery action at Fukushima Daiichi site
27 March 2011

Russian firm to build hydro plants in Turkey
25 March 2011

AMSC buys The Switch
25 March 2011

Scotland mulls over renewables barriers
25 March 2011

Iberdrola approves Renovables merger
25 March 2011

Daiichi unit 1 containment intact despite high temperature
25 March 2011

UK regulator wants to 'break utility stranglehold'
25 March 2011

Lights on at Fukushima unit 3
24 March 2011

Toshiba mobilises Japan earthquake support team
24 March 2011

Reconnection halted temporarily at Fukushima
22 March 2011

Power recovery operations continue at stricken nuclear plant
21 March 2011

SSE proposal for carbon capture and storage project
21 March 2011

TEPCO restarts unit 5 cooling pump at Fukushima
21 March 2011

International impact of the Fukushima-Daiichi emergency
18 March 2011

Fukushima – water spraying operations continue
18 March 2011

Nuclear disaster will shift $200 billion to fossil and renewables
18 March 2011

Russia may loan Belarus $6 bn for its first nuclear plant
18 March 2011

Japanese government seeks to boost output from fossil plants
18 March 2011

NTPC will exceed capacity addition target
18 March 2011

ABB buys stake in CSP tech firm
17 March 2011

Scottish government gives go-ahead for 10 MW tidal array
17 March 2011

Qatar buys stake in Iberdrola
17 March 2011

GE unveils new offshore wind turbine
17 March 2011

Wind industry “back on track”, says GWEC
17 March 2011

Fukushima focus shifts to cooling spent fuel
17 March 2011

Iberdrola opens 292 MW wind farm
16 March 2011

Radiation levels hit new high at Fukushima Daiichi
16 March 2011

Fukushima Daiichi situation worsens
15 March 2011

Gulf nuclear energy infrastructure institute launched
11 March 2011

Nicaragua gets geothermal project loan
11 March 2011

Controversial Belo Monte project starts construction
11 March 2011

The MPS Fossil Power Innovation awards
11 March 2011

Vietnam's largest hydro project gets under way - in Laos
11 March 2011

Three Gorges set for final completion by 2015
11 March 2011

GE Hitachi gains approval for boiling water reactor
11 March 2011

Unconventional gas reserves could transform European energy landscape – new report
11 March 2011

UK permits for Willington plant
11 March 2011

Florida P&L unveils hybrid solar energy centre
11 March 2011

China publishes draft five year plan
11 March 2011

Korea to build its largest renewables complex to date
04 March 2011

Mitsubishi to buy into Spanish solar project
04 March 2011

GE completes acquisition of Lineage Power
04 March 2011

Ningdong-Shandong HVDC line passes full power test
04 March 2011

Danish government unveils energy independence strategy
04 March 2011

Irish Sea "has carbon storage potential"
04 March 2011

FutureGen selects CO2 storage site
02 March 2011

Enel and Eni inaugurate Brindisi CCS
02 March 2011

E.On sells its UK network
02 March 2011

February 2011


Record number of Alstom gas plants entered commercial operation in 2010
28 February 2011

Research group aims to forecast lifetime of nuclear reactors
27 February 2011

India's renewables potential is 68 GW says World Bank
27 February 2011

Zambia secures hydro loan from India
27 February 2011

HECO pursues palm oil option
27 February 2011

SNC-Lavalin to build geothermal plant in New Zealand
27 February 2011

Czech Republic rises in PV power league
27 February 2011

Weak grid connections stalling China's wind energy growth
27 February 2011

Vestas signs up for floating wind turbine project
27 February 2011

CO2 dream becomes reality
18 February 2011

Babcock wins Magnox and Sellafield contracts
18 February 2011

ABB wins $33 million PV orders in Italy
18 February 2011

EDF has a good year in France, but declines in USA and UK
18 February 2011

RWE to invest Euros900 m in East Europe, Turkey
18 February 2011

Global CCS Institute announces Mountaineer funding
18 February 2011

Iberdrola announces technology innovation award winners
18 February 2011

US energy budget proposal promotes huge shift to clean energy
18 February 2011

GE acquires wind turbine tower company
18 February 2011

European consortium wins the giant Belo Monte project
18 February 2011

GEH and Lockheed sign nuclear deal
17 February 2011

Toshiba wins $500 million pumped storage order in US
11 February 2011

ABB wins $180 m order for Norway-Denmark link
11 February 2011

UK wind pipeline now at 67 GW
11 February 2011

Ayrshire Power seeks EU funding for CCS
11 February 2011

Centrax wins French orders
11 February 2011

US government launches its offshore wind strategy
11 February 2011

UK seeks feed-in-tariff modifications
11 February 2011

ADB funds Pakistan wind farm
08 February 2011

European Council calls for much faster progress towards single market
08 February 2011

Suzlon wins $ 1 billion wind power deal
03 February 2011

Advanced hydro storage plants on drawing board in Japan
03 February 2011

Babcock hands over at Windscale
03 February 2011

GE completes $3 billion acquisition of Dresser
03 February 2011

UK-Norway interconnector feasibility is to be studied – again
03 February 2011

Fortum opens its second CHP plant in Estonia
03 February 2011

SDE plans wave power plant off Kenya
03 February 2011

Low carbon transition fuels – private capital will be essential
03 February 2011

French CCGT project approved
03 February 2011

Fingrid builds up reserve capacity
03 February 2011

January 2011


Reliance Power to make major investment in Indonesia
28 January 2011

Russia, Belarus to sign nuclear power deal – finally
28 January 2011

$1billion Malampaya investment planned
28 January 2011

Jinsha River hydro project approved by NDRC
28 January 2011

GE Hitachi signs up Rafako and Stocznia Gdansk in Poland market bid
28 January 2011

French consortium is studying feasibility of undersea nuke
28 January 2011

Obama courts controversy with clean energy push
28 January 2011

French government announces €10 billion in wind tenders
28 January 2011

Major investors pull out of Cernavoda
28 January 2011

Greece plans €600 million solar park
28 January 2011

China to spend heavily on new EHV lines
21 January 2011

Venezuela to spend US$5bn on generation by end 2012
21 January 2011

China to add 80 GW in thermal power projects this year
21 January 2011

Larsen and MHI inaugurate milestone plant at Hazira
21 January 2011

Masdar plans wind turbine project and new solar plant
21 January 2011

India to build Asia's first commercial tidal power plant
21 January 2011

Hu visit boosts US-China energy co-operation
21 January 2011

Fingrid, Elering choose EstLink 2 contractors
19 January 2011

E.On plans new storage capacity
19 January 2011

ABB enters US EV charging market
19 January 2011

Emerging economies will lead energy growth, says BP
19 January 2011

Constellation completes purchase of five gas fired plants
14 January 2011

Edwardsport cost agreement to be renegotiated
14 January 2011

AE&E rescue bid filed for approval
14 January 2011

Duke Energy–Progress merger will create USA's largest utility
12 January 2011

Iberdrola buys wind capacity from Gamesa
12 January 2011

Romanian substation order goes to ABB
12 January 2011

AES starts landmark energy storage system
12 January 2011

Wärtsilä wins Timor-Leste orders
12 January 2011

ABB to acquire Obvient Inc
05 January 2011

SGCC acquires USD 1 bn of power assets in Brazil
04 January 2011

India's Mundra supercrit synchronised
04 January 2011

UAE submits plans for nuclear plants
04 January 2011

Bahrain wants to join nuclear power club by 2017
04 January 2011

First turbine comes on line at Son La dam
04 January 2011

RusHydro to buy Armenian hydropower plants
04 January 2011

Russia, India, to develop new generation reactors
04 January 2011

December 2010


Contracts awarded for Maine transmission line
29 December 2010

Baltic link contract goes to ABB
29 December 2010

MAN Diesel & Turbo presents new generation industrial GT
21 December 2010

Turkey's first nuclear power plant to start construction in 2013
21 December 2010

Canadian Solar Inc. and SkyPower in solar EPC agreement
21 December 2010

AMSC wins "intelligent grid" order from Ergon Energy
21 December 2010

Alstom ammonia process selected for CO2 capture plant in Romania
21 December 2010

Nexans wins the Malta-Sicily link
21 December 2010

Finance for Cheves hydro project secured
21 December 2010

US ready to sign nuclear co-operation agreement with Russia
21 December 2010

EDF to extend UK AGR life by five years
21 December 2010

Breakthrough reported in CO2 capture
17 December 2010

Siberian genco to build eight hydro plants in Altai
17 December 2010

MHI to support Manitoba's low carbon efforts
17 December 2010

MHI begins operational testing of its J turbine
17 December 2010

Government proposals will transform the UK power market
16 December 2010

Uranium fuel bank to be set up
15 December 2010

Bulgarian government proceeds with shutdown of Brikel
15 December 2010

Commission proposes new market rules
15 December 2010

North Sea grid initiative firms up
15 December 2010

Laos inaugurates Nam Theun 2
15 December 2010

Alsltom to retrofit Belchatow
11 December 2010

For sale: IGCC+CCS project with Section 36 consent, one colourful owner
10 December 2010

E.ON sells its Gazprom holding
10 December 2010

EdF will sell EnBW holding to German federal state
10 December 2010

Alstom forges strategic agreements with Russian energy giants
10 December 2010

German nuclear life extension becomes law
09 December 2010

Czech Republic confirms PV feed-in amendment
09 December 2010

Rosa project capacity to be doubled to 2400 MW
09 December 2010

European firms win generation contracts in Peru
09 December 2010

GE wins additional Brazilian wind contracts
09 December 2010

Construction starts at Markinch
09 December 2010

India, France sign nuclear pact
09 December 2010

IFC supports China's wind power sector
09 December 2010

Germany's solar PV feed-in tariff "not guaranteed after 2012"
02 December 2010

Wood group to build Dorad CCGT
02 December 2010

Drilling starts at Bavaria's 10 MW geothermal plant
02 December 2010

Attempting to generate power from sewage water
02 December 2010

Saudi Arabia, Egypt to link their power grids by 2013
02 December 2010

Enel has two bidders for Maritsa 3
02 December 2010

Sumitomo to invest In French solar power
02 December 2010

Major initiative to create a 15 MW offshore wind turbine
02 December 2010

AES forms joint venture for projects in Turkey
02 December 2010

ADB urges solar growth
02 December 2010

Investors boost Aquamarine funds
02 December 2010

November 2010


Xinjiang has huge plans in the wind
26 November 2010

Comparison study of transmission costs launched
26 November 2010

Technical problems lead to shutdown of Iran's enrichment programme
26 November 2010

.Engineering contracts signed for first CAP1400 reactor
26 November 2010

Canada-Italy partnership wins Tunisian contract
26 November 2010

ESBI will help establish EU-GCC network
26 November 2010

Statkraft to build second Turkish hydro plant
26 November 2010

Aker completes Ontario CCGT
26 November 2010

E.On and Bionersis start Asian CDM project
26 November 2010

MHI completes verification plant for Li battery production
19 November 2010

Siemens claims carbon capture breakthrough
19 November 2010

Eletronorte opts for SVC
19 November 2010

UK looks to long-term gas future
19 November 2010

Iberdrola closes sale of US gas firms
19 November 2010

EU is behind schedule on renewable energy target
19 November 2010

Commission proposes priority corridors for energy infrastructure
19 November 2010

Smart energy coalition launched
17 November 2010

Kepco and Enel sign low carbon technology pact
15 November 2010

Namibia inaugurates Caprivi interconnector
15 November 2010

Golden share in EDP ruled illegal
15 November 2010

Czech senate limits solar subsidy
12 November 2010

EDB to allocate Belarus $2bn in power loans
12 November 2010

Rosatom reports increase in revenue and profits
12 November 2010

Tapping the power of the Mississippi
12 November 2010

Mitsui to buy into Spanish solar power
12 November 2010

NTPC to add 13 GW by 2012
12 November 2010

Current climate agreements are 'inadequate' says IEA
12 November 2010

Australia-US initiative should 'drive down solar costs'
12 November 2010

Scottish Power and E.On collaborate on wave power
12 November 2010

EC offers guidelines on bird protection
12 November 2010

European Commission to support CCS with emissions allowances
12 November 2010

UK government hopes to revive CCS demonstration programme
08 November 2010

The EU grants EUR 150m for Kriegers Flak connection
04 November 2010

REpower launches its MM100 in US
04 November 2010

AE&E opens Bandirma CCGT
04 November 2010

Alstom to refurb Najaf power station
04 November 2010

Fortum to discontinue Meri-Pori CCS project
04 November 2010

Alstom wins contract for 800 MW CCGT plant for KMC
04 November 2010

GE Introduces 1 MW solar inverter
04 November 2010

Urenco to buy Capenhurst site
02 November 2010

Bulgaria to extend its nuke contract with Atomstroyexport
02 November 2010

CEZ postpones construction of two new units at Temelin
02 November 2010

KEPCO consortium wins 1600 MW power plant order from UAE
02 November 2010

Itaipu generator unit 6 to be off-line indefinitely
02 November 2010

South Korea plans 2.5 GW offshore wind farm
02 November 2010

China invites solar thermal tenders
02 November 2010

October 2010


EDF takes over UniStar
28 October 2010

GEH pushes Generation III+ and IV
28 October 2010

Vestas to close European plants
28 October 2010

DanTysk: another offshore wind win for Siemens
28 October 2010

Ex-Im Bank approves $ 917 million finance guarantee for India's Sasan coal plant
28 October 2010

9FAs for India's biggest combined cycle plant
28 October 2010

Iberdrola sells Guatemalan assets
28 October 2010

Fluor to study SA solar park
28 October 2010

Singapore warms to combined cycle
28 October 2010

Korean packager for Rolls-Royce gas turbines
28 October 2010

Plug for Idatech
28 October 2010

21 October 2010

Some green issues survive savage cuts in UK spending
21 October 2010

Iberdrola plans two US PV plants
21 October 2010

Constellation makes offer to keep Calvert Cliffs alive
21 October 2010

Enel eyes Russian smart grid investment opportunities
21 October 2010

E.On scraps plans for Kingsnorth supercritical plant
21 October 2010

UTC throws lifeline to Clipper
20 October 2010

UK government backs out of huge tidal barrage scheme
20 October 2010

Alstom to supply FGD system for Kusile
14 October 2010

Europe’s largest wind turbine test site in operation
14 October 2010

Tepco's vision for floating wind turbines in the '20s
14 October 2010

CEZ granted 10 year Temelin licence renewal
14 October 2010

Siemens wins contract for Ontario wind project
14 October 2010

Argentina's first geothermal plant 'to be operational by 2015'
14 October 2010

Inter RAO leading contender in sale of Maritsa East 3
14 October 2010

Build of new power plant in Samsun gets under way
14 October 2010

Siemens to build two CCGT plants in Oman
14 October 2010

Rødsand II starts up
12 October 2010

E.On to build wind farm in Poland
12 October 2010

Spanish subsidy plan approved
12 October 2010

Foster Wheeler to study carbon capture scenarios for CCP
12 October 2010

South Africa again facing blackouts
12 October 2010

GE to acquire Dresser for $3 billion
10 October 2010

Stuxnet threat gets scarier
08 October 2010

GE wind turbines make Polish debut
08 October 2010

Alstom signs development MOU with RusHydro
08 October 2010

Wärtsilä and Ecospec co-operate on clean power
08 October 2010

Japanese consortium closer to Kazakhstan nuke deal
08 October 2010

New agreement on fuel cell power stations
08 October 2010

Endesa to start El Quimbo hydro plant construction
07 October 2010

Site selection process for FutureGen CCS announced
07 October 2010

RWE builds its first biomass cogeneration facility in Italy
07 October 2010

AMEC wins Longannet CCS contract
07 October 2010

EDP says goodbye to 1970s oil-fired power station
07 October 2010

Brazil to hold huge hydro auction this year
01 October 2010

Eurus to build largest US PV plant to date
01 October 2010

CEZ to quit Cernavoda nuke project
01 October 2010

Baltic states to delay launch of power market
01 October 2010

Market forces have to reassert their authority
01 October 2010 “The government is inadvertently picking the technology winners ... though...

September 2010


GE and Harbin Electric form JV to manufacture in China
30 September 2010

Alstom enters the Turkish wind energy market
30 September 2010

World's largest gas engine power plant inaugurated
30 September 2010

Fortum inaugurates biomass CHP in Poland
30 September 2010

Andasol 3 reaches new milestone
30 September 2010

Southern Company starts CO2 capture at Georgia power plant
27 September 2010

Landmark reached in UK wind supply
23 September 2010

Weir engineer receives R-R award
23 September 2010

Dedicated maritime operations weather service launched
23 September 2010

Alstom wins Whitelees extension order
23 September 2010

World's largest offshore wind farm inaugurated
23 September 2010

Optimum Coal sues Eskom over Hendrina contract
23 September 2010

Solar power to be grafted on to Mejillones coal plant
23 September 2010

New superconducting cables ready for installation in Japan's power grid
23 September 2010

Lanco Infratech plans CHP plant for Karnataka
23 September 2010

Germany's opposition party calls for referendum on nuclear future
23 September 2010

South Africa cancels pebble bed reactor funding
23 September 2010

California licenses world's largest CSP plant
20 September 2010

Ikea boosts its green credentials
16 September 2010

ABB wins Ingula hydro order
16 September 2010

Lake Erie wind farm developer named
16 September 2010

Battery storage facility for Los Angeles
16 September 2010

Human error blamed for Vestas blade failure at Lem
16 September 2010

100 MW tidal project proposed for Ireland
16 September 2010

UK government withdrawing backing from Severn tidal barrage scheme
14 September 2010

RWE places Gwynt y Môr cable order
14 September 2010

EU ETS savings will be 'miniscule', warns campaign group
14 September 2010

DOE funds marine energy research
14 September 2010

Siemens wins first order for Flex-Plant 10 combined cycle plants
09 September 2010

NLC planning 2000 MW supercritical in Tamil Nadu
09 September 2010

Alstom wins Euros 200 million order for ECO wind turbines
09 September 2010

DOE supports US-China collaboration
09 September 2010

Oldbury nuclear plant will include low profile cooling towers
09 September 2010

Korea places order for first 1000 MW ultra supercritical units
09 September 2010

Iberdrola, Enel win in Brazilian auction
09 September 2010

Mitsubishi abandons plan to build new coal-fired power plants
09 September 2010

Coal India may set up power plants to utilise excess production
09 September 2010

Tepco to build 15bn yen wind farm In Norway
09 September 2010

Germany proposes 12-year nuke licence extension
08 September 2010

CEZ buys Elcho power plant in Poland
03 September 2010

Toshiba to build solar plant in Bulgaria
03 September 2010

Belarus plans to build new hydropower and wind plants by 2015
03 September 2010

Exelon acquires wind developer John Deere
03 September 2010

Cisco and Itron join forces to deliver smart grid platform
03 September 2010

Cape Wind decision is double-edged, says judge
03 September 2010

GE Hitachi and Tata to explore potential reactor designs for India
02 September 2010

Platts introduce new indicatior for thermal coal into India
02 September 2010

Sweden's largest onshore wind farm inaugurated
02 September 2010

Giant marine turbine installed at EMEC
02 September 2010

August 2010


July 2010


AD 700 on the Carnot track
29 July 2010

Alstom signs power MOU with Iraq
29 July 2010

Alstom to build two CCGTs in India
29 July 2010

MHI to license its wind technology in China
29 July 2010

First successful test of an HTS cable at 200 kV
28 July 2010

Wind will lead renewables in Europe by 2020
28 July 2010

Ormat seeks opportunities in Japan
28 July 2010

Emerson and KOSEP to collaborate on emerging markets
28 July 2010

Doosan and GE strengthen steam turbine agreement
28 July 2010

Commission proposes ITER financing plan
28 July 2010

Commission approves 100 million Euros boost for EstLink 2
28 July 2010

Russia's RusHydro, RUSAL may raise 32 bn rubles for joint project
23 July 2010

Vestas to supply 570 MW of wind turbines for Alta WPG
23 July 2010

ABB commissions record breaking UHVDC link
23 July 2010

Bechtel and B&W form modular reactor alliance
23 July 2010

European consortium wins ITER contract
23 July 2010

ABB wins its largest ever transmission contract
23 July 2010

HelWin1 connection contracts awarded
23 July 2010

Lincs to UK grid order for Siemens
23 July 2010

EUR500 m contract awarded for BorWin connection
23 July 2010

Enel inaugurates Archimede power plant
15 July 2010

ABB invests in 'smart grid' firm
15 July 2010

Added steam turbine to boost Wilton capacity
15 July 2010

Lebanon reveals USD 5 billion power plan
15 July 2010

First solar-coal hybrid is operational
15 July 2010

Nexans and Prysmian join Transgreen
14 July 2010

Skoda awards Mochovce contract
14 July 2010

OPG adds twin unit to Chennai plant
14 July 2010

Areva plans third 'clean energy' park
14 July 2010

Alaska new build contract goes to SNC Lavalin
14 July 2010

Hitachi and MHI to consolidate their hydro businesses
09 July 2010

AES boosts Northern Ireland assets
08 July 2010

Argentina awards 895 MW of renewables contracts
08 July 2010

Energy revolution is under way, says IEA
08 July 2010

Construction of 'world's largest PV plant' gets under way
08 July 2010

Marine energy projects in Scotland receive funding boost
08 July 2010

Automation solution should add 20 years to life of Lielahti cogen plant
08 July 2010

EU industrial emissions directive approved
08 July 2010

US DoE offering billions in loan guarantees for solar investment
08 July 2010

Pilot 10 year plan for Europe's grid published
05 July 2010 'Permitting and authorisation are biggest concerns'

'Carbon at 35 Euros by 2012' – Deutsche Bank analyst
02 July 2010

Emerson and KOSEP to collaborate on emerging markets
02 July 2010

Ormat seeks opportunities in Japan
02 July 2010

RWE awards Nordsee Ost contract
02 July 2010

IFC loan boosts Turkey's hydro plans
02 July 2010

AMEC wins high temperature geothermal contract
01 July 2010

Iberdrola launches smart network in Spain
01 July 2010

Bangladesh orders Wärtsilä engines
01 July 2010

June 2010


Iberdrola starts up 400 MW wind facility in USA
25 June 2010

Foster Wheeler awarded CSP contract
25 June 2010

Areva installs Olkiluoto 3 reactor pressure vessel
24 June 2010

GE first with two stage turbocharger
24 June 2010

Japan delays emissions trading laws
24 June 2010

Andritz resumes Ilisu supply contract
24 June 2010

Wartsila joins partnership for reduction of gas flaring
24 June 2010

Hawaii awards contract for inter-island cable EIS
24 June 2010

American Superconductor and HHI expand alliance
24 June 2010

Swedish government overturns 30 year old nuclear ban
21 June 2010

Revived Akkuyu project gets financing
18 June 2010

Areva finalises sale of its T&D division
15 June 2010

Wärtsilä to convert Ecuador crude oil plant
15 June 2010

OL3 will start up in 2013
15 June 2010

Sener awarded DOE contract for CSP development
15 June 2010

Australia plans its first 'smart city'
15 June 2010

US supports CCS demos
11 June 2010

Siemens requests ruling
11 June 2010

RWE and Voith prepare for marine prototype tests
11 June 2010

EIB supports London Array
11 June 2010

Olkiluoto 3 fuel loading in 2012
11 June 2010

Hunterston goes to next stage
11 June 2010

Total and Abengoa to build Shams 1
11 June 2010

AES and others looking to buy stake in Maritsa
02 June 2010

ABB and Nokia Siemens to test smart grid in Helsinki
02 June 2010

China Huaneng in $1.2 billion wind mega deal
02 June 2010

Sanyo Electric to supply largest PV system to Italian plant
02 June 2010

MHI and Iberdrola in EU-APWR collaboration
02 June 2010

First superconducting FCL at a power plant
02 June 2010

MHI and Weir get together
02 June 2010

Commissioning of second Ling Ao II unit gets underway
02 June 2010

CEZ submits EIA for Temelin
02 June 2010

Pumped storage plant Waldeck I officially re-opened
02 June 2010

May 2010


Areva wins major Abu Dhabi substation order
27 May 2010

Siemens wins order for expansion of Abu Dhabi’s power grid
27 May 2010

AMSC and Sinovel expand their technology partnership
25 May 2010

EFT Group signs deal for landmark European power project
25 May 2010

Iberdrola inaugurates Middle East CCGT
25 May 2010

Scottish & Southern delays Baglan Bay start
25 May 2010

Mitsubishi files antitrust lawsuit against GE
21 May 2010

Iberdrola plans new hydro capacity in Brazil
20 May 2010

Russia's FGC and Siemens sign co-operation agreement
20 May 2010

El Centro, California, to be re-powered
20 May 2010

ABB buys software developer Ventyx
20 May 2010

Siemens to increase stake in Archimede Solar
20 May 2010

Irsching 5 CCGT put into operation
20 May 2010

Ottawa getting out of the nuclear business
19 May 2010

Controversy over Czech coal plant expansion plan
19 May 2010

Japan Wind to build 180 MW wind farm in Thailand
19 May 2010

North Vietnam's reactor programme expands to eight
19 May 2010

New Stirling engine prototype for waste heat applications
19 May 2010

Japan looks to nuke exports to offset CO2 emissions
19 May 2010

Tenders issued during March and April 2010
13 May 2010 Pubished tender requests and contact details

Logica awarded framework for automated meter reading in UK
12 May 2010

International Energy Agency endorses global solar potential
12 May 2010

UK offshore wind projects get expansion approval
12 May 2010

MHI wins supercrit order in India
12 May 2010

Australia boosts renewables funding
12 May 2010

Dominion selects MHI reactor for North Anna
12 May 2010

Sener buys 100 per cent of Ill
12 May 2010

ECO2 carbon capture system passes assessment test
12 May 2010

ABB wins Brazil power order
12 May 2010

EU likely to grant UK’s power plants four-year stay of execution
09 May 2010

Halcrow and Mott MacDonald to collaborate on tidal projects
05 May 2010

UK's home office electricity bill tops £1 million - for one building
05 May 2010

EDF in nuclear partnership with China
05 May 2010

AP1000 containment vessel "could release radiation"
05 May 2010

ABB wins major substation order in Saudi Arabia
05 May 2010

AREVA signs agreement with UK National Grid
05 May 2010

Westinghouse AP1000 for Poland
05 May 2010

US business group calls for clear climate policies
05 May 2010

EDP contract signals wind sector growth
05 May 2010

Cape Wind approval "has launched US offshore industry"
05 May 2010

A policy for change
01 May 2010 “Both [main political parties] are guilty of making populist...

April 2010


Every billion dollar enterprise needs Friends
29 April 2010

Areva and Keppel Verolme get Wetfeet deal
28 April 2010

Huge marine energy farm to be built off Scotland
27 April 2010

Portugal bottom of wind consent league
27 April 2010

Mong Duong III development achieves key milestones
27 April 2010

Paiton III expansion gets finance
27 April 2010

Globeleq increases its Azito stake
27 April 2010

Historic steam turbine goes on show
23 April 2010

A lot of hot compressed air
21 April 2010

New CCGT unit for Hemweg
21 April 2010

Wirelesshart is to be first wireless control standard
21 April 2010

Wartsila and ABB to develop new emissions technology
21 April 2010

OSolar signs a contract with Longyuan for sales of tracking systems
21 April 2010

Reykjavik Energy and MHI join forces
21 April 2010

Nexans sets new superconducting MV current record
21 April 2010

Queensland to explore sites for carbon storage
21 April 2010

PG&E seeks licence for wave power project
21 April 2010

Russia to build nuclear plants for Bangladesh
21 April 2010

Japan’s plan – nine nuclear plants in next ten years
20 April 2010

OPT to develop next generation PowerBuoy
20 April 2010

A failure of governance, not of the market
20 April 2010 “Governments should resist the temptation to increase interventionism ......

Iberdrola boosts rural electrification in Brazil
19 April 2010

GDF Suez plans huge biomass plant for Poland
13 April 2010

AES expands its European wind portfolio
13 April 2010

Carbon market failure caused by recession and over generous credits
12 April 2010

Upgraded Skagerrak back at sea
12 April 2010

New safety rules may be spurred by West Virginia's mining disaster
12 April 2010

$3.7 bn World Bank loan for 4.8 GW Medupi project
12 April 2010

ABB wins Ghana power order
08 April 2010

MHI to build WTG nacelle manufacturing plant in the USA
07 April 2010

EU goes for unprecedented level of electricity and gas infrastructure support
04 April 2010

GE to invest 340 million Euros in European wind sector
01 April 2010

March 2010


February 2010


Siemens acquires 10% stake in Marine Current Turbines
26 February 2010

GE files wind turbine patent complaint against MHI
22 February 2010

Koreans move into the driving seat for fossil power...
20 February 2010

Clipper breaks ground at its UK offshore wind factory
19 February 2010

Electrabel secures biomass supplies
17 February 2010

US administation to provide nuclear loan guarantees
17 February 2010

ETI plans new offshore wind turbine test facility
17 February 2010

Iberdrola boosts its renewable fleet in Spain
17 February 2010

Fluor secures solar contract
17 February 2010

Finland and Estonia sign agreement on new link
17 February 2010

Tianjin IGCC gets ADB support
11 February 2010

Areva T&D bags Power Grid Corp contract
11 February 2010

MHI to collaborate on PBMR development
11 February 2010

Areva and EDF settle fuel management row
11 February 2010

Buggenum modules arrive on site
11 February 2010

Eesti Energia orders additional deSOx units
11 February 2010

Final major installation contracts signed for London Array
11 February 2010

US accelerates development of carbon capture technology
09 February 2010

FACTS market under anti-trust scrutiny
09 February 2010

Lesedi/Xstrata project tender published
09 February 2010

Tenders published in January 2010
09 February 2010 Project Lesedi: Operation and Maintenance Service Provider for...

Fatal explosion at Connecticut power plant
08 February 2010

Siemens-Rosatom goes to arbitration
07 February 2010

HLW takes to the high seas
07 February 2010

UK introduces green feed-in tariff scheme
07 February 2010

GE chosen to supply embryonic Brazilian windfleet
07 February 2010

US Aministation to invest in clean energy, cut fossil fuel subsidies
06 February 2010

Areva restructures for a nuclear future
05 February 2010

January 2010


Zenergy sells its first superconducting FCL
27 January 2010

China's XJ Group orders core wind turbine components from AMSC
27 January 2010

Krishnan & Associates publishes analysis of the Indian power generation market
27 January 2010

International Power completes financing for Thai project
27 January 2010

ABB wins UHV transformer order in India
27 January 2010

Rhodes to get new power plant
27 January 2010

EBRD supports East European wind sector
27 January 2010

Sweden's TSO withdraws from Kriegers Flak grid project
26 January 2010

Tenders issued during December 2009
22 January 2010

Masdar signs carbon trading deal with E.On
22 January 2010

Globeleq buys Central American firm
22 January 2010

Metso and BHEL to extend technology collaboration
22 January 2010

Masdar to research advanced concentrating solar power design
20 January 2010

UTC buys huge stake in Clipper
16 January 2010

Lauvergeon blames high cost of safety for contract loss
16 January 2010

MHI and L&T to supply supercritical plant in India
14 January 2010

Venezuela rations electricity
14 January 2010

Spain launches marine energy research initiative
13 January 2010

eSolar seals landmark deal in China
13 January 2010

UK Round 3 announcements - developers commit to offshore wind plans
13 January 2010

China’s first 800 kV HVDC line tested ahead of schedule
13 January 2010

Iberdrola Renovables boosts ambitious growth plans in USA
13 January 2010

Total inaugurates Lacq CCS site
13 January 2010

E.On close to 5 GW divestment target
12 January 2010

Europe should look beyond competition
12 January 2010 “The failure to advance energy market competition ... can largely be...

Concrete proposal for CO2: why don't we put it on the road?
11 January 2010

Winter weather closes power plants in China
10 January 2010

Competition should be the solution, not the problem
10 January 2010 “ ... most analysts concur that the [UK] government’s energy policy is...

KEPCO wins UAE nukes contract
06 January 2010

World’s first 800 kV DC link goes into operation
05 January 2010

Areva T&D goes back to Alstom
01 January 2010

December 2009


CDM board rejects wind projects in China
24 December 2009

Copenhagen climate summit ends in disarray
24 December 2009

Learning from the Chinese about clean coal ...
22 December 2009

CCS: demos needed fast ...
22 December 2009

EU sets out recovery grant beneficiaries
18 December 2009

Climate deal hangs in the balance
17 December 2009

Vattenfall and Pelamis sign joint venture in marine development
17 December 2009

Nexans wins London Array contract
17 December 2009

EIB to provide EUR 300m for construction of BritNed
16 December 2009

Nexans, Siemens, to connect London Array to shore
16 December 2009

Siemens to provide grid access for London Array
16 December 2009

Areva wins order to reinforce South Africa's network
14 December 2009

GE wins its largest wind farm contract to date
14 December 2009

European funds pledge increases prospects of a Copenhagen deal
11 December 2009

EU commits EUR1.5 billion to energy projects
11 December 2009

ABB to boost Eskom output
11 December 2009

Nine European states sign up for offshore grid
11 December 2009

EPA ruling boosts climate change talks
11 December 2009

Power Industry Projects
07 December 2009 Tenders published during November 2009

Eskom to get 1.86 billion Euros boost from AfDB
03 December 2009

EnerDel enters utility energy storage market
03 December 2009

Cambodia awards $5 million EMS contract to SNC-Lavalin
03 December 2009

ABB realigns its business units
03 December 2009

UK government announces 'Smart' meter rollout
03 December 2009

Enel sets sights on US wind market
01 December 2009

E.On partners in Spanish solar projects
01 December 2009

ABB wins Saudi power station upgrade order
01 December 2009

Osmotic power plant prototype starts up
01 December 2009

Areva negotiating to sell T&D division
01 December 2009

November 2009


Enel to expand wind in Mexico
18 November 2009

ABB, Fortum plan smart grid for Stockholm
18 November 2009

Tenders started for new nuclear plant in The Netherlands
18 November 2009

EIB funds Gemasolar demo
18 November 2009

Carbon Trust reveals innovative offshore wind designs
18 November 2009

"Short circuit" blamed for Brazil's blackout
17 November 2009

New Zealand to uprate its main HVDC link
13 November 2009

UK government approves ten nuclear sites, promises fast track permitting
13 November 2009

Guatemala to develop hydro potential
09 November 2009

Alstom to equip new Ruacana unit
09 November 2009

The virtues of simplicity
09 November 2009

Europe - an energy market to be proud of?
09 November 2009 “Movement towards a competitive, secure and sustainable EU energy market...

Can the nuclear market be truly free?
09 November 2009

Taking a smarter approach to energy
09 November 2009 “...why should [capacity] be connected to a central grid if the...

Recession uncovers market failings
09 November 2009 “... a question mark now hangs over the long term viability and integrity...

Technology and markets
09 November 2009 “... by inviting governments to take a greater financial interest in the...

SeaGen performance 'better than expected'
04 November 2009

RWE signs construction agreement for Denizli
04 November 2009

£8 million boost for UK wave energy schemes
04 November 2009

Iberdrola completes Brazil's Angra upgrade
04 November 2009

New Swiss pumped storage plant
04 November 2009

Local authorities back Drax renewable energy plans
04 November 2009

Modern Power Systems launches major power industry survey
02 November 2009

October 2009


Likely winners of EU CCS project funding now known
29 October 2009

Hatfield favourite for EU CCS funding
28 October 2009

GE announces 7FA upgrade
27 October 2009

New uk wind factory to get £4m grant
22 October 2009

MHI achieves 3000 hours with SOFC-micro turbine hybrid
22 October 2009

US government awards Grand Coulee refurb contract
22 October 2009

Shuweihat partners secure $2 billion finance
22 October 2009

AMSC boosts its Australian presence
22 October 2009

Ormat moves into solar
22 October 2009

US Army selects Acciona for 500 MW solar project
22 October 2009

Vattenfall to site ocean energy project in Irish sea
22 October 2009

European and Japanese companies fined over illegal cartel
22 October 2009

EC backs six CCS projects in Europe
22 October 2009

Politics of change
19 October 2009 “[US?Special Envoy] Stern may wax lyrical over the Waxman-Markey bill ......

Power industry projects
19 October 2009 Tenders published during October 2009

EC calls for major CC and energy security funding boost
16 October 2009

OPT floats a Japanese alliance
16 October 2009

Suzlon completes blade retrofit programme
16 October 2009

Horns Rev II inaugurated
15 October 2009

CSLF minister's meeting sets CCS agenda
15 October 2009

Quality in crisis
13 October 2009

Five have become one
13 October 2009

Getting the right balance
13 October 2009

Sri Lankan officials promise blackout investigation
13 October 2009

Kuwait Signs $2.65 billion power station agreement
09 October 2009

Manitoba contract for Areva
09 October 2009

Pilot CO2 capture plants start up in the USA and Germany
09 October 2009

Civil works finish at Olkiluoto, now the civil action can start
09 October 2009

Kingsnorth power plant plan put on ice
09 October 2009

MHI reaches SOFC hybrid milestone
09 October 2009

Vieux Moulin wind farm inaugurated
09 October 2009

Statkraft buys into Italian solar projects
09 October 2009

Fluor to rebuild fire-damaged ISAB Energy IGCC
09 October 2009

RWE npower to build new UK biomass plant
09 October 2009

Indian firm selects GE smart grid technology
09 October 2009

E.On completes world's largest wind farm
09 October 2009

September 2009


August 2009


July 2009


June 2009


Power Industry Projects July 2009
29 June 2009 Requests for Tenders

SNC-Lavalin to work on Egypt-Saudi interconnection
24 June 2009

ADB reveals new energy policy
24 June 2009

Baltic countries to join EU internal power market
22 June 2009

PV likely to be part of European mainstream by 2020
22 June 2009

Vattenfall wins over Nuon shareholders
18 June 2009

Verbund buys German hydro capacity
18 June 2009

Alstom, StatoilHydro and TCM in carbon capture partnership
18 June 2009

Torresol starts Valle 1 and 2 construction
18 June 2009

GE wins Al Dur supply contract
18 June 2009

O'Connor's Mainstream purchases US portfolio
18 June 2009

Iberdrola Ingenieria wins 'strategic' contract
18 June 2009

New hope for FutureGen clean coal project
18 June 2009

OPT achieves PowerBuoy milestone
18 June 2009

India boosts European order books
16 June 2009

'Grass-roots revolt' in UK against spread of wind farms
16 June 2009

Alstom wins Ecuador project
15 June 2009

Statoil Hydro prepares Hywind for tests
15 June 2009

RWE orders Trent for Emsland repowering
15 June 2009

USA puts $2.2 billion into clean coal
15 June 2009

IEA issues investment warning
14 June 2009

Power Industry Projects June 2009
08 June 2009 Requests for Tenders

Iberdrola starts Lithuania CC project
03 June 2009

Alstom moves into tidal stream generation
03 June 2009

Enel completes Maritza East 3 refurbishment
03 June 2009

EBRD to trigger sustainable energy investments
03 June 2009

Masdar site connects 10 MW PV plant
03 June 2009

ScottishPower launches carbon capture project
03 June 2009

US government proposes 25% cut in marine energy R&D
01 June 2009

Canada’s green fund gets into its stride
01 June 2009

China plans huge UHV grid investment
01 June 2009

CEZ seals Bohunice nuclear plant agreement
01 June 2009

Alstom returns to geothermal market
01 June 2009

Siemens secures new wind contracts
01 June 2009

Saft and ESMA to develop storage supercapacitor
01 June 2009

May 2009


The US and China 'threaten European solar supremacy'
29 May 2009

Tests on biofuels hold promise, says Wärtsilä
29 May 2009

ARRA funding to boost US renewables sector
29 May 2009

Global wind power capacity rises 29 per cent
19 May 2009

Australia increases clean energy funding
19 May 2009

Corporate crime does pay
15 May 2009 March issue, 2009

The VVER revisited
15 May 2009

A few green shoots for IGCC?
15 May 2009

London Array developers are to go ahead
13 May 2009

World Bank funds Jordan upgrade
12 May 2009

Egypt issues 250 MW wind tender
12 May 2009

Centrica gains nuclear foothold
11 May 2009

New turbine pump technology for Nant de Drance hydro
11 May 2009

RWE buys share in Thornton Bank
11 May 2009

GDF Suez and Total team up for Penly project
11 May 2009

Gemasolar steam contract goes to Foster Wheeler
11 May 2009

Australia delays start of carbon trading by one year
11 May 2009

New wind production facility for Siemens in USA
11 May 2009

EU parliament passes green-tinted recovery package
09 May 2009

Siemens to build privately owned HVDC system in India
07 May 2009

Simón Bolívar-Guri, Wimalasurendra and New Laxapana hydro plants to be refurbished
07 May 2009

Areva wins China HVDC contract
07 May 2009

Westinghouse acquires nuclear fuel company NFI
07 May 2009

Powerspan secures carbon capture financing
07 May 2009

MAN Turbo wins CSP steam order
07 May 2009

Spanish policy boosts solar growth
07 May 2009

Power Industry Projects May 2009
06 May 2009 Requests for tenders, 5 May 2009

German and French utilities win bids for UK nuclear sites
05 May 2009

Cutting-edge technology for new Nant de Drance hydro scheme
05 May 2009

UK's only wind turbine manufacturing plant to close
03 May 2009

April 2009


Nuon gears up for Buggenum CO2 project
29 April 2009

Fuel cells get ARRA funding in the USA
28 April 2009

Belgium and Germany plan new interconnector
28 April 2009

Milestone solar tower starts commercial operation
28 April 2009

Miami unveils $200 million smart grid initiative
28 April 2009

1 billion Euro contract to build UK’s largest combined cycle power plant
28 April 2009

First commercial offshore wind farm in German Baltic Sea
26 April 2009

UK proposes tough new legislation on CCS
24 April 2009

Power Industry Projects April 2009
22 April 2009 Requests for tenders April 2009

No clear engineering strategy and a lack of expertise say UK MPs
18 April 2009

CCS institute launched in Australia
18 April 2009

Candidate UK nuke sites revealed
16 April 2009

Vattenfall unit selected for Fenno-Skan 2
14 April 2009

ABB wins SVC order for Texas grid
14 April 2009

AES demonstration of pollution control
14 April 2009

PCE continues with Belchatow modernisation
14 April 2009

Pelamis demo is "dead in the water"
13 April 2009

Wind investment to be part of EU recovery plan
12 April 2009

EU funding a shot in the arm for Nabucco pipeline
07 April 2009

Scottish Power to build 1 GW CCGT power plant in UK
07 April 2009

Areva inaugurates eight new factories in India
06 April 2009

ABB wins order for hybrid integrated solar power plant
06 April 2009

ABB wins $140 m transformer order from SGCC
06 April 2009

EPA awards $3.6 m in grants for PM research
03 April 2009

CFCL suffers setback
03 April 2009

Alstom, Dow plan US CCS pilot
03 April 2009

Siemens bags Shuweihat order
02 April 2009

Foster Wheeler seals partnership in India
02 April 2009

March 2009


Shell pulls back on renewables development
24 March 2009

Alstom merges its power generation activities into a single division
24 March 2009

European utilities make low carbon commitment
24 March 2009

RWE gains permit for Niederaussem CO2 scrubbing project
23 March 2009

US DOE urged to review FutureGen
23 March 2009

Successful test in Super 3C HTS project
23 March 2009

New MHI turbine claimed to set efficiency record
20 March 2009

Foster Wheeler to design Korea’s IGCC
20 March 2009

Sweden unveils ambitious climate and energy policy
19 March 2009

Iberdrola wins bid to operate hydro plants
19 March 2009

Grupo Ibereolica bets on CSP
19 March 2009

Koeburg refit contract goes to Alstom
16 March 2009

Siemens new wind turbine for low wind speeds
16 March 2009

GE wins its damages claim against FMI
16 March 2009

EU officials raid EDF offices
13 March 2009

CEZ signs purchase of OSSH
13 March 2009

Contractors selected for Tanjung Jati extension
13 March 2009

BHEL bags Malwa greenfield project
13 March 2009

IEA convenes new Energy Business Council
12 March 2009

Iberdrola wins Mexico wind contract
12 March 2009

AD700 on the Carnot track
11 March 2009 Some very interesting things have been happening within the European...

Voith, RWE plan ocean technology venture
10 March 2009

New EPA rule for stationary engine emissions
09 March 2009

Largest ever offshore wind turbine supply agreement
06 March 2009

Nexans in joint venture with Polycab
06 March 2009

US geothermal projects show accelerating growth
05 March 2009

USA's level of GHG emissions still rising
05 March 2009

GE service agreements for power projects in China
05 March 2009

Iberdrola seeks foothold in Russia
05 March 2009

RWE to increase size of Aberthaw CCS pilot
05 March 2009

Siemens and Rosatom firm up on partnership deal
05 March 2009

Enel-EDF nuclear deal signals Italian renaissance
05 March 2009

Vattenfall to acquire Nuon
05 March 2009

Babcock Power forms joint venture to commercialise its CCS technology
05 March 2009

Power Industry Projects
05 March 2009 Requests for tenders, February 2009

February 2009


Siemens and E.oN to build CCS pilot
24 February 2009

EU agreement on key energy projects delayed
23 February 2009

BNDES approves Jirau financing
23 February 2009

CFCL achieves 60% efficiency milestone
23 February 2009

RWE and REpower make wind history
23 February 2009

6 GW of Scottish offshore wind licenses awarded
23 February 2009

MHI wins Krishnapatnam ST contract
23 February 2009

Areva and MHI to start nuke fuel company
23 February 2009

MHI launches high efficiency gas engine
23 February 2009

Alstom and Microsoft plan power alliance
23 February 2009

Vestas warns of job losses– economic climate not good for wind
23 February 2009

AMSC and DoE to collaborate on 10 MW superconductor wind turbine
16 February 2009

Storage expected to increase – KEMA launches study
16 February 2009

GE to build first 'Ecomagination centre' at Masdar City
16 February 2009

Princess Amalia wind farm reaches production peak
16 February 2009

'ET blameless' says wind turbine operator
16 February 2009

Aker wins TCM contracts
16 February 2009

GE Energy wins SEC contract
16 February 2009

E.On orders next-generation wave machine
16 February 2009

Totoral wins IFC support for major wind farm
16 February 2009

Sweden plans to reverse its ban on nuclear build
15 February 2009

Powerfuel gets go-ahead for Hatfield IGCC
15 February 2009

Second EPR to be constructed in France
06 February 2009

Callide enters critical phase
06 February 2009

First GE 'ecomagination' centre to be sited at Masdar City
06 February 2009

Siemens and Rosatom to form nuclear partnership
06 February 2009

ABB to expand semiconductor manufacturing capacity in Switzerland
06 February 2009

GDF Suez joins UK nuclear venture
06 February 2009

Luminant forms Comanche Peak nuke JV with MHI
06 February 2009

Iberdrola to develop1200 MW hydro capacity in Portugal
06 February 2009

Ocean Power Technologies plans new US project
06 February 2009

Putting the pressure on storage
01 February 2009

AREVA acquires Powermann
01 February 2009

January 2009


Cement firm goes green
31 January 2009

Tanjung Priok to get 750 MW extension
31 January 2009

Uruguay buys in 80 MW dual fuel plant
31 January 2009

Scotland gives go-ahead to Siadar wave project
31 January 2009

China orders AMSC wind components
31 January 2009

WEF – heavily increased clean energy spend is vital
30 January 2009

Gulf projects likely to be cancelled
30 January 2009

GE & Mitsubishi to develop 'world’s most advanced steam turbine'
29 January 2009

Ormat wins Costa Rica geothermal contract
28 January 2009

Magma raises finance for geothermal projects
28 January 2009

Iberdrola has high expectations of the Obama era
23 January 2009

RWE and Dong both back battery technology
23 January 2009

B&W to refurbish Suralaya boilers
23 January 2009

Canasia to develop Gujurat project
23 January 2009

SSE and Scottish Power join forces to bid for nuclear sites
23 January 2009

Enmax places Shepard order
23 January 2009

RWE signs up geothermal partner
23 January 2009

Westinghouse signs nuclear deal with L&T
23 January 2009

Torresol secures Gemasolar financing
23 January 2009

RWE and E.On create nuclear partnership
19 January 2009

Power industry projects
14 January 2009 January 2009, requests for tenders (II)

Gas feud may be re-run of political war
14 January 2009

Offshore wind and tidal stream - first beneficiaries of ETI funding
14 January 2009

Major row brewing over Olkiluoto 3 delays
14 January 2009

Gujurat plans more wind
14 January 2009

RWE and Essent are a “perfect match”
14 January 2009

Siemens wins major Iraq contract
14 January 2009

Rhode Island finalises Deepwater project
14 January 2009

GDF Suez secures Shuweihat 2 financing
14 January 2009

EDF starts British Energy integration
14 January 2009

Gas dispute forces fuel switching
14 January 2009

OPT for Australian wave power
08 January 2009

1 GW solar plant for Qinghai
08 January 2009

UFOs 'target UK windfarm'
08 January 2009 The (as yet) unexplained destruction of two 65 ft wind turbine blades...

Power industry projects
05 January 2009 Requests for tenders January 2009

Toshiba to install CCS at Omuta
05 January 2009

GE wins huge contract to expand Iraqi infrastructure
05 January 2009

Los Angeles to upgrade its network
05 January 2009

Australia carbon trading to start in 2010
05 January 2009

Europe faces power shortfall, warns RWE
05 January 2009

International community welcomes Philippines renewable energy bill
05 January 2009

E.On makes capacity exchange deals
05 January 2009

Kick-starting CCS demonstration
01 January 2009

In praise of free markets
01 January 2009 "If developing an energy policy to provide energy security and...

December 2008


November 2008


Abengoa plans 100 MW CSP capacity in Spain
20 November 2008

US companies prepare for climate legislation
20 November 2008

ADB supports key Tajikistan facility
20 November 2008

GE Jenbacher electrifies Bangladesh
20 November 2008

GE to develop new centre for clean coal research
19 November 2008

Commission approves MW Power
19 November 2008

Canada opens 200 MW wind farm
19 November 2008

Strategic energy review highlights energy security issues
19 November 2008

Australia hails potential of Callide CCS demonstration
19 November 2008

UK leads way with carbon auction
19 November 2008

Strategic energy review highlights energy security issues
19 November 2008

We are faced with 'catastrophic and irreversible' climate damage, warns IEA
17 November 2008

Diamer-Bhasha dam gets the go-ahead
13 November 2008

Thailand's Ratchaburi is expanding abroad
13 November 2008

Italy signs new agreement in Russia
13 November 2008

Alstom Hydro launches Global Technology Centre
13 November 2008

Eskom secures $500 million AfDB loan
13 November 2008

ABB expands in Vietnam
13 November 2008

Enel starts work at Mochovce site
13 November 2008

Vattenfall buys stake in Enea
13 November 2008

BP turns its back on UK CCS, wind markets
10 November 2008

Malaysian group plans USD1.4 billion power plant
06 November 2008

Riffgat boosts Germany’s offshore wind plans
06 November 2008

GDF Suez obtains CDM relief in China
06 November 2008

UK signs green deals with Gulf nations
06 November 2008

US DOE awards key Yucca contract
06 November 2008

CEZ wins Albania distribution tender: network to get SCADA upgrade
06 November 2008

SSE sells Greater Gabbard stake to RWE
03 November 2008

Poland's predicament and why "conventional" pollutants still matter
01 November 2008

CCS is central to energy and climate security
01 November 2008 “... an emissions limit of 500g CO2/kWh from 2015 has effectively ruled...

October 2008


Enel, Eni to develop CCS demonstration
30 October 2008

GDF Suez buys Econergy
30 October 2008

Drax to build three new biomass plants
23 October 2008

Fuel cell initiative falls flat
23 October 2008

Vergnet seals 120 MW deal in Africa
23 October 2008

Lao PDR plans exports to Vietnam
23 October 2008

Huaneng obtains approval for Jinling phase 2
23 October 2008

UAE appoints nuclear manager
23 October 2008

UK pledges 80 per cent GHG reduction, will introduce feed-in tariff
23 October 2008

Masdar buys into London Array
23 October 2008

Utilities establish new International Electricity Partnership
23 October 2008

Electricity producers set up international partnership on CO2 emissions
23 October 2008

EU energy ministers take “crucial step”
22 October 2008

EU gets tough on CO2 emissions from new plant
22 October 2008

UK takes the lead in offshore wind
22 October 2008

New international standards on energy management
15 October 2008

RWE and TenneT set up security centre
13 October 2008

US defence firm to demonstrate OTEC technology
13 October 2008

EPCOR awards Jacobs Genesee contract
13 October 2008

US DOE targets Enhanced Geothermal Systems technology
13 October 2008

Vattenfall boosts wind interests by buying Amec Wind
13 October 2008

Siemens secures Solar Tres contract
13 October 2008

E.On places Rødsand order
13 October 2008

Wärtsilä and Metso form renewables joint venture
13 October 2008

Iberdrola obtains CCGT permits in Germany
03 October 2008

Rhode Island selects Deepwater Wind for offshore project
03 October 2008

US utilities look to biomass
03 October 2008

Suzlon pledges $5 billion investment
03 October 2008

World’s first 800 kV transformer ready for delivery
03 October 2008

Scottish Power plans 60 MW of tidal energy
03 October 2008

Atlantic energy lessons
01 October 2008 “... a leaked UK government paper [indicates that] half the UK’s...

September 2008


Npower commissions CCS testing facilities
29 September 2008

RWE Innogy moves into UK biomass
29 September 2008

EDF’s persistence pays off
29 September 2008

Constellation joins local group
29 September 2008

Get smart, say GE and Google
22 September 2008

Glow launches investment plan
22 September 2008

UK approves 100 MW waste-to-energy plant
17 September 2008

NorNed link officially opened
17 September 2008

Alstom wins Santo Antônio contract
17 September 2008

Ansaldo-Metka to build Syria CCGT
17 September 2008

European Commission launches African Energy Partnership
17 September 2008

E.On sizes up new nuclear at Oldbury: UK's NDA to sell off potential nuclear sites
17 September 2008

TSOs attempt to boost European grid security
17 September 2008

Siemens, E.On mark “new era of collaboration”
17 September 2008

Iberdrola gets green light for Energy East
17 September 2008

Doosan signs up CCS technology – update
17 September 2008

IEA praises EU energy policy
15 September 2008

Areva builds on Koblitz acquisition
15 September 2008

GDF Suez, Marubeni get lion’s share of Senoko
15 September 2008

ADB loan will boost Pakistan's power structure
15 September 2008

Doosan signs up CCS technology
15 September 2008

History in the making at Schwarze Pumpe
04 September 2008

RWE plans EUR2 billion IGCC plant
04 September 2008

RWE is backing a Quiet Revolution
04 September 2008

GDF Suez buys FirstLight
04 September 2008

Eskom awards Ingula contract to Voith Siemens
04 September 2008

Alstom to build Shoaiba 3
04 September 2008

CEZ buys 600 MW wind project
04 September 2008

US utility PSEG backs compressed air storage
03 September 2008

Wärtsilä continues Brazilian success
03 September 2008

GDF Suez wins Al Dur 1
03 September 2008

Flexible thinking on CCS
01 September 2008

China’s Olympian approach to energy
01 September 2008 “Does China need the UK’s help in developing clean energy technology?......

China’s Olympian approach to energy
01 September 2008 “Does China need the UK’s help in developing clean energy technology?......

August 2008


Norway to set up CCS test lab
28 August 2008

Electrabel proposes major offshore windfarm
28 August 2008

ADB supports Papua New Guinea plan
28 August 2008

Siemens wins Keenan order
28 August 2008

Kårstø CCS signs FEED contracts
28 August 2008

ARE plans 25 biomass CCG plants for Italy
27 August 2008

21 August 2008 Nigel Yaxley, managing director of Coalimp (the Association of UK...

News update
21 August 2008 Advantageous connections

Ground-breaking at Haiyang ahead of schedule
21 August 2008

Canada's first low CO2 IGCC
21 August 2008

South Korea puts nuclear at heart of energy plans
21 August 2008

Siemens to provide Greater Gabbard connection
21 August 2008

Plutonic, GE to partner in $4 billion hydro bid
21 August 2008

PG&E signs “landmark” PV agreement
21 August 2008

First purchase of nuclear mini-module in prospect
13 August 2008

Australia “ideal” for solar revolution
13 August 2008

EDF seals Taishan agreement
13 August 2008

Moody’s downgrade hurts Eskom
13 August 2008

MHI hails success of Bulgarian JI project
13 August 2008

Enel targets Brazil for wind development
13 August 2008

AMSC finds sales opportunities in Turkey
13 August 2008

PLN awards Muara Tawar contract
11 August 2008

Alstom wins Taishan turbine island contract
11 August 2008

R&D and demonstration: are we spending enough?
11 August 2008

Going fission
11 August 2008

Japanese nukes: shaken & stirred
08 August 2008

Better late than never
08 August 2008

Risks, rewards and offshore wind
08 August 2008

Vattenfall to sell off German grid assets
07 August 2008

Areva to upgrade UK-France link
07 August 2008

Siadar prototype starts operations off Scotland
07 August 2008

Will China take the lead on IGCC?
07 August 2008

Carbon capers
07 August 2008

Learning by doing and market mechanisms: the keys to CCS
07 August 2008

European Commission needs to regain the energy market’s trust
07 August 2008

Heading for an unfortunate energy legacy
07 August 2008 “The latest compromise will not spur competition, nor will it lead to a...

IGCC – a work in progress
06 August 2008

Putting the case for new nuclear generation in Asia
06 August 2008 “The public, and investors, can only be assured that new nuclear...

International Power seals Paiton PPA
06 August 2008

ESB to sell off two plants
06 August 2008

GDF-Suez wins Shuweihat 2 contract
06 August 2008

Enel's clean coal plant inaugurated
04 August 2008

British Energy rejects EDF offer
04 August 2008

Enel buys into Greek wind pipeline
04 August 2008

European court rules against Spain over E.On bid
04 August 2008

Counting on nuclear power?
01 August 2008

Is a renewables revolution a prudent strategy?
01 August 2008 “It is simply not practicable to increase the UK’s renewable share...

July 2008


June 2008


Politics threatens US wind investments
19 June 2008

South Africa upgrades Gariep
19 June 2008

Intel spins off solar start-up
19 June 2008

Iberdrola on a wave of enthusiasm for renewables
19 June 2008

Alstom wins EUR1 billion in CCGT contracts
19 June 2008

Asia needs huge clean energy investments, says ADB
19 June 2008

WBA formed to give a single voice to bioenergy
19 June 2008

UK opens up offshore wind sites
19 June 2008

GE increases solar stake
19 June 2008

EDF-EN boosts solar capacity
19 June 2008

Suez ordered to stop work on Estreito
19 June 2008

Reykjavik Energy boosts geothermal capacity
18 June 2008

EU buckles under French and German pressure
18 June 2008

British Energy rejects bids
18 June 2008

G8, IEA call for greater efficiency and diversification
18 June 2008

Siemens hands over Korean IPP ahead of schedule
16 June 2008

Algeria boosts capacity with 1200 MW plant
16 June 2008

RWE plans EUR1.5 billion coal plant for Poland
16 June 2008

Mainstream aims to make its mark in renewables
09 June 2008

RES to build 950 MW of wind power in Canada
09 June 2008

Plan to build CCS demo at Jänschwalde
09 June 2008

Suez buys Brazilian cogen company
09 June 2008

RWE to sell off gas transmission network
09 June 2008

Ground-breaking bio-coal technology
09 June 2008

Flamanville construction suspended over materials irregularities
09 June 2008

Carbon storage deal between GE and Schlumberger
09 June 2008

GE makes $500m Saudi deal
09 June 2008

Why the Crown Estate is singing 'Rule Britannia'
01 June 2008

May 2008


World’s first MW-scale tidal turbine installed
29 May 2008

OPT sets sights on 100 MW wave project
29 May 2008

IBM unveils solar breakthrough
29 May 2008

Suez consortium wins Jirau auction
29 May 2008

Mitsubishi gets its first Russian GT order
29 May 2008

Drax kicks off largest biomass co-firing project
29 May 2008

Tales of super-giants in the wind
29 May 2008

Enel and Sharp in solar agreement
29 May 2008

China's earthquake sparks dam fears
19 May 2008

Wärtsilä wins first 20V46F order
15 May 2008

US says EU emissions trading scheme is "a valuable prototype"
15 May 2008

Brazil launches GHG reduction programme
15 May 2008

ABB wins Fenno-Skan 2 contract
15 May 2008

International Power boosts US presence
15 May 2008

Hydrogen Energy axes Australian project
15 May 2008

DOE report claims wind could supply "20 % of US power needs"
15 May 2008

E.On wins Rödsand II – again
12 May 2008

Crown Estate buys 7.5 MW wind prototype
12 May 2008

Rolls-Royce moves into tidal
12 May 2008

Asia must act on clean energy, says ADB
12 May 2008

Enel signs greenhouse gas deal with China
12 May 2008

SEA contractor for Severn Tidal project
12 May 2008

US government funding to test geologic sequestration sites
12 May 2008

Areva, GE, select sites for enrichment facilities
12 May 2008

Commission considers liberalisation compromise
12 May 2008

Siemens 'largest ever' wind order
12 May 2008

AES acquires landfill gas project
12 May 2008

FutureGen re-launch takes shape
12 May 2008

London wind plans in disarray
01 May 2008

Government is in thrall to environmentalists
01 May 2008

April 2008


First transmission voltage HTS link is energised
30 April 2008

Laser enrichment site selected
30 April 2008

Brazil’s BNDES sets out funding support for 3.3 GW Jirau hydro
30 April 2008

Alberta and Idaho labs collaborating on energy alternatives
30 April 2008

OPAL reactor fuel redesign following shutdown
30 April 2008

First firing of Torrevaldaliga USC this summer
30 April 2008

Wartsila to deliver world-first biofuel plant
30 April 2008

Nam Theun 2 reached “decisive” stage
24 April 2008

UK firms go to ground
24 April 2008

Airtricity to tackle Swedish market
24 April 2008

ADB to help India develop wind potential
24 April 2008

AES makes plans for Masinloc
24 April 2008

Hitachi, E.ON and Electrabel to test CO2 scrubbing
24 April 2008

Europe’s wind industry 'on target'
24 April 2008

Enel considers network sales
24 April 2008

Scottish government rejects 650 MW wind farm proposal
24 April 2008

Endesa joins energy efficiency initiative
24 April 2008

Bord Gáis boosts renewable R&D
24 April 2008

Grand Inga gets a new lease of life
24 April 2008

RWE plans wave farm for Scotland
24 April 2008

Alstom wins Hamm contract
24 April 2008

Wärtsilä wins Pakistan IPP CC contract
14 April 2008

Italian and Egyptian companies form strategic alliances
14 April 2008

Enel starts construction of hydrogen powered CC plant
14 April 2008

Iberdrola plans offshore wind expansion
14 April 2008

AECL withdraws from UK nuke assessment process
14 April 2008

Turkey invites nuclear bids
14 April 2008

ESB to make huge investment to halve carbon emissions
14 April 2008

Eurelectric takes issue with approach, timing, and content of IPPC directive revision
10 April 2008

RWE offers £11 billion for British Energy
10 April 2008

Supply contract placed for world's longest UHVDC line
10 April 2008

Alstom signs up TransAlta as technology partner
10 April 2008

USA's first nuke EPC contract, nearly, for 30 years
10 April 2008

Siemens wins its first turnkey contract in Wales
09 April 2008

MCT marks “historic” moment
09 April 2008

Suez signs financing for Estreito plant
09 April 2008

India embarks on multi-billion dollar grid project
09 April 2008

E.ON enters UK's CCS competition - but the party is spoiled by protestors
03 April 2008

AEP ultra-supercritical project moves forward
03 April 2008

Toshiba to build up promotion of its nuclear products in USA
03 April 2008

RWE to exploit Polish potential
03 April 2008

AES aims to be the sun king
03 April 2008

UK to prioritise reactor design
03 April 2008

Qatar awards Ras Laffan C contract to Mitsui/Suez
03 April 2008

RWE names CCS competition partners
03 April 2008

UAE proposes nuclear development
03 April 2008

Commission loses the upper hand in energy market
01 April 2008

March 2008


British Energy confirms sale speculation
20 March 2008

AEP “disappointed” by IGCC setback
20 March 2008

Temasek concludes sale of Tuas
20 March 2008

Basin Electric to demonstrate CO2 capture
20 March 2008

Egesur to convert and move HFO plant across country
20 March 2008

Masdar launches CSP initiative
20 March 2008

Alstom wins Bujagali contract
20 March 2008

Russia’s gencos prove popular target
20 March 2008

UES plans $5 billion revamp in Kemerovo
20 March 2008

GT26 for new French CCGT
20 March 2008

BHEL wins Bihar project
20 March 2008

UK passes first stage nuclear GDA offerings
20 March 2008

European Commission is looking for novel solutions to avoid impending supply crisis
13 March 2008

Consortium 'will finish KMW-Mainz on time despite bottlenecks'
13 March 2008

Vattenfall, Wavebob sign development deal
13 March 2008

Approval for Mountaineer gasification CC plant
13 March 2008

'Opportunities in wood to gas business' – GE
13 March 2008

Major upgrade of Turkey's distribution network by 2010
13 March 2008

Electrabel, RWE get to the Belene final
13 March 2008

Progress files for two new reactors
13 March 2008

Iberdrola begins wave energy tests
13 March 2008

GE to double investment in emerging markets
13 March 2008

UK aims to make its emissions targets even tougher
13 March 2008

Portugal boosts reserve margin with CCGT
06 March 2008

Enel takes an important Russian step
06 March 2008

Electrabel signs up REpower
06 March 2008

GDF and Suez acquires Teesside
06 March 2008

Gazprom and E.On plan CCGT project
06 March 2008

RWE gets the go-ahead for Hamm plant
06 March 2008

China plans first inland nuclear plant
06 March 2008

DOE to test CO2 injection sites
06 March 2008

Nuclear hopes inflated?
05 March 2008

The long road to consolidation ...
05 March 2008 “If Opec accepts the need to address environmental issues then it can...

E.On offers to unbundle its transmission assets
03 March 2008

Eskom awards contract for new supercritical at Bravo
03 March 2008

Fuel cell developer receives breakthrough order
03 March 2008

Ansaldo, Enel finalise fuel cell deal
03 March 2008

Eight year timetable for RWE Innogy's 2000 MW wind farm
03 March 2008

February 2008


FutureGen Alliance up in arms over cancellation of funds
28 February 2008

High voltage record in Nigeria
28 February 2008

Construction site tragedy will delay Neurath opening
27 February 2008

Bulgaria to pool its energy assets
27 February 2008

Alstom signs up Dow for CCS development
27 February 2008

Russia to get its first supercritical CFB
27 February 2008

China's wind sector growing fast
27 February 2008

Fourteen companies express interest in Luminant’s IGCC plans
27 February 2008

Bahrain aims for operational excellence
27 February 2008

Requests for Tenders, April 2008
27 February 2008

Eni, Enel join forces on CO2 capture
21 February 2008

Fortum to buy carbon from Russia
21 February 2008

Wärtsilä to field test an SOFC in public
21 February 2008

Lenders assess Ormonde wind-gas project
21 February 2008

Tenaska proposes trailblazing plant
21 February 2008

RWE forms partnership to build generic power plant
21 February 2008

RWE Innogy proposes 2000 MW wind farm
21 February 2008

Contract signed for first phase of Nuon Magnum
20 February 2008

Breaking ground for a groundbreaking city
14 February 2008

India, Russia further their nuclear co-operation
14 February 2008

LNG project will boost Chilean security
14 February 2008

Poland, Lithuania to build crucial link
14 February 2008

Areva-Bechtel begin design engineering for US-EPR
11 February 2008

Mariah brings its wind turbine to the consumer market
11 February 2008

RWE proposes world’s first commercial tidal stream array
11 February 2008

PGCIL moves to strengthen network
11 February 2008

EdF starts to open up to supply competition
11 February 2008

RWE becomes Nabucco partner
11 February 2008

Hawaii looks to Oceanlinx wave technology
11 February 2008