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Hitachi ABB to boost efficiency of EETC Delta Zone network
A consortium of Hitachi ABB Power Grids and Elsewedy Electric T&D, a subsidiary of Elsewedy Electric has been appointed by state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company...
Virtual power plant reaches 1000 MW in Poland
The Polish subsidiary of virtual-power-plant operator Next Kraftwerke, based in Warsaw, has contracted more than 1000 MW of renewables generation capacity for the coming year.
Converter station fire shuts down France-UK interconnector
A fire at the National Grid’s converter station at Sellindge, southern England, on 15 September has shut down the IFA interconnector linking the UK grid to that of France.
Vestas partners with Vitol Wind for US repowering project
Vestas has received a 240 MW order to repower the Vitol Wind ‘Big Sky’ wind project in Illinois, USA, marking the first co–operation between the two companies.
Hurricane Ida: the slow recovery continues
Louisiana is still slowly recovering from the devastation caused by hurricane Ida, which is reckoned the fifth-strongest in history to strike the US mainland, dumping more than 13...
Slow recovery in RE production after low-wind dip
The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity Statistics report, which includes June 2021 data, shows that for total OECD *activity:
First motion compensated gangway for Chinese RE market
Ampelmann, the offshore access specialist, has signed its first contract in China’s offshore wind industry.
Ørsted and T&T sign offshore wind MoU
Ørsted and T&T Group, a leading Vietnamese cross-industry company, have signed a memorandum of understanding covering the launch a strategic collaboration on offshore wind in Vietnam.
MAN wins 120 MW contract for McIntosh PP
MAN Energy Solutions has contracted to supply 6 x 18V51/60G high output gas fired engines, along with the major balance of plant equipment to the City of Lakeland, Florida for...
Prysmian connector for Gruissan offshore array
Prysmian Group, in a consortium with Asso.subsea, a submarine installation specialist, has signed a contract worth approximately €30 million with RTE, Réseau de Transport...
Mitsubishi and Shell to co-operate on H2 development
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Shell Canada have signed a Memorandum of Understanding relating to the production of low-carbon hydrogen through the use of carbon capture and...
Chevron, Magnum and Mitsubishi in framework agreement
Chevron USA Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, has agreed on a framework to acquire an equity interest in ACES Delta LLC, a joint venture of Mitsubishi Power and...
EDF to sell West Burton B
EDF has reached an agreement to sell its 1332 MW combined cycle gas turbine power station and 49 MW battery at West Burton B in Nottinghamshire to EIG
Specialist firms to support construction of North Sea energy island
Ørsted and ATP are bringing in three specialists in industrial construction to support their bid for the North Sea energy island.
Hydropower made up 66% of Brazil’s generation in 2020
The Energy Information Administration reports that Brazil, which largely relies on hydropower for electricity generation, met 66% of its electricity demand in 2020 from that...
Hurricane Ida: widespread power outages persist
ABC reported on 4 September that at least 11 people have died in Louisiana owing to the Category 4 storm, and other reports talk of scores of casualties across the east of the country...
EU Oyster consortium chooses site for innovative H2 project
Grimsby, in the northeast of the UK, has been chosen as the location for an innovative ‘marinised’ electrolyser project for renewable hydrogen production.
AI is 'critical enabler of the energy transition’ – new study
Artificial intelligence has tremendous potential to accelerate and support the global energy transition, according to a new study by the World Economic Forum, which highlights...
Siemens to supply first HL-class gas turbine to Taiwan
Siemens Energy, together with its consortium partner CTCI Corporation of Taiwan, is to build the 1100 MW Sun Ba Power Phase II combined cycle power plant for the IPP Sun Ba...