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Extreme weather causes rolling blackouts in Texas
23 February, 2021
On the weekend of 13/14 February, a major winter weather system...
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Hitachi ABB launches new smart digital substation
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced the launch of its Smart Digital Substation offering which “brings together the latest in digital substation technology with the unique...

TDK Corp and GenCell to develop new green ammonia production process
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by GenCell Energy, an Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy solutions and the giant TDK Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of lithium ion batteries, have signed...

C-Capture completes £8m funding round
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by C-Capture has completed an £8 million funding round supported by existing shareholders IP Group, Drax, and bp Ventures, with additional funding from the British Business Bank’s...

Voith wins major orders for pumped storage
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Voith Hydro has been awarded two major orders for pumped storage plants in Austria and Israel worth €80m. Pushed by global targets for reducing CO2 emissions, electricity generation...

Nexans to supply 1 million Windlink cable kits to Vestas
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Nexans has secured a two-year global supply contract with Vestas to provide around one million Windlink cable kits for turbines destined for onshore wind farms in Europe, the USA,...

Vestas launches 15 MW offshore WTG
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Vestas, the market leader in onshore wind, improved its chances of becoming the leader in offshore wind too with the full acquisition recently of its joint venture with MHI. It has...

National Grid storage trials ‘highly successful’
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Software platform provider Arenko has announced that the Reserve from Storage trial, which it pioneered throughout the summer of 2020 with the UK’s National Grid ESO, has proved...

Rolls-Royce on track for 2030 delivery of UK SMR
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Rolls-Royce has almost completed the feasibility stage in the development of its UK small modular reactor (SMR) and in May will focus on securing investment, said its chief...

Batteries and pumped storage are 80% efficient
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2019, the US utility-scale battery fleet operated with an average monthly round-trip efficiency of 82%,...

IXcellerate expands into growing Russian data centre market
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Caterpillar has announced that IXcellerate, a leading data centre operator in Russia, has selected Cat dealer Avesco to install and commission 10 new Cat diesel gensets for its...

GE aeroderivatives to help retire Martin Drake coal plant
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Colorado Springs Utilities is to purchase and commission six GE LM2500XPRESS aeroderivative gas turbines packages. The compact LM2500XPRESS is 95% factory-assembled into modules to...

MHI invests in H2 production
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced on 10 February that it has invested in C-Zero, a hard tech startup located in Santa Barbara, California., to accelerate the first...

Is this a revolution in hydro-power storage?
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by British company RheEnergise has invented a low-cost, energy efficient and environmentally-benign energy storage solution designated ‘High-Density Hydro’, and is currently undertaking...

Plans confirmed for Britain’s first ‘hydrogen town’
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by Britain’s gas grid companies have set out plans to deliver the country’s first hydrogen town by 2030, and full transition by 2050. The location of the hydrogen town has not yet...

Energy storage system to boost Mexico’s wind power
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide a project-critical energy storage system for the 50 MW Eolica Coromuel, S. de R. L (ECO) Wind Farm in La Paz, Mexico. The storage system...

Planned hydrogen projects outnumber current projects
Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by The number of planned or announced hydrogen projects across Europe is almost double that of current operational projects, as demand for clean energy solutions heightens...

Singapore’s first virtual power plant
Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to deploy its energy storage solution to support the development of Singapore’s first virtual power plant project. The project, launched in...

Direct air capture ‘is an efficient solution’ – new study
Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by Climeworks reports that a life cycle assessment by an independent university confirms that direct air capture of CO2 can play a major role in stopping climate change and that...

Boost for Finnish e-fuel technology
Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by Commercialisation of the electrofuel (e-fuel) production process using sustainable electricity and sequestered carbon dioxide received a boost in January from €3.3 million in funding...

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