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New international partner joins STEP demo project
11 May, 2021
The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has joined...
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ERCOT anticipates record electricity demand this summer
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is expecting record-breaking electricity demand this summer owing to forecast hot and dry conditions and continued economic...

Vattenfall may sell its Magnum power plant
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by Vattenfall is considering selling its Magnum power plant at Eemshaven in The Netherlands. The company describes the potential sale as a ‘strategic choice’, allowing it to focus...

UK carbon price likely to rise
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by Carbon prices, especially via the EU Emission Trading System (ETS), have experienced considerable volatility over the last year, influenced first by COVID-19, which saw prices crash,...

Glenmuckloch pumped storage project goes on sale
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by Buccleuch has announced that with the assistance of Edinburgh-based investment bank, Noble & Co, it is to put on the market a consented 210 MW pumped storage hydro system together with...

Siemens Gamesa is preferred supplier for entire Hai Long project
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by The collaboration between Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and its customer Hai Long Offshore Wind Project has been extended to 1044 MW. Siemens’ largest offshore agreement in Taiwan...

Vestas EnVentus WTGs for 404 MW Mutkalampi project
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by Vestas has been engaged by Neoen to deliver a full EPC turnkey solution to the 404 MW Mutkalampi project in western Finland. Aside from responsibility for the project’s civil...

Report casts doubt on RWE and Uniper compensation demands
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by German utilities RWE and Uniper (owned by Fortum in Finland) are suing the Netherlands under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) for phasing out coal-fired power generation by 2030.

Black & Veatch enlisted in Drax ‘net zero’ effort
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by UK power provider Drax has awarded Black & Veatch a role on the company’s Technical Services Framework. Drax operates biomass and hydro renewable power generation assets. In addition...

Senate reinstates Obama-era Controls on methane
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by The Senate voted on 28 April to effectively reinstate an Obama-era regulation designed to clamp down on emissions of methane, a powerful, climate-warming pollutant that will have to...

Indian Point NPP retired after 59 years
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by The Indian Point Energy Center permanently stopped generating electricity on 30 April when it retired its last operating nuclear reactor, Unit 3, earlier than originally planned....

Ørsted completes Permian Energy Center
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by The company's first utility-scale solar plus battery storage project has reached commercial operation, making Ørsted the first developer to operate the full spectrum of new...

UK’s first ‘clean air’ substation tested
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by SP Energy Networks is trialling ‘clean-air’ technology at one of its electricity substations. The energy network supplier will pilot innovative switchgear technology developed by...

Offshore wind FIDs to ‘skyrocket’ 57% by 2022 – new report
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by New analysis from Westwood Global Energy Group, the energy market research and consultancy firm, suggests that offshore wind energy project final investment decisions outside...

New study suggests Texas ice storm led to $4 bn loss for wind farms
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by ArcVera Renewables, a prominent international provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar, and storage projects, has published its report ‘ERCOT Market Cold...

Mocean Energy unveils wave energy prototype
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by Wave power specialists Mocean Energy unveiled on 21 April its ‘Blue X’ wave energy prototype, a machine that will be deployed at sea in Orkney during May.

UKAEA completes project to accelerate
fusion development
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has completed a pilot project working with five companies to tackle some of fusion energy’s most complex challenges.

GE to equip Verbund’s new pump storage power plant
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by GE Power Conversion has been selected to equip Verbund’s new fully fed pump storage power plant Resseck II+ to be located between the two reservoirs Grosser Mühldorfer See and...

Hitachi ABB and GE sign agreement on SF6-free products
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd and GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business have announced a non-exclusive, cross-licensing agreement related to the use of an alternative gas to...

Jacobs supports UK AMR research funding
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by Dallas-based Jacobs is to provide cutting-edge technical support for two companies whose work developing new nuclear power reactors has secured UK government research funding.

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