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US launches energy storage challenge
The US DOE has launched an energy storage “challenge” to accelerate the development, commercialisation, and utilisation of next-generation energy storage technologies.
Statkraft rolls out Ireland’s first energy storage project
Fluence and Statkraft are preparing to commission Ireland’s first energy storage project.
EDF unveils 110 MW wind farm plan
EDF Renewables has announced plans to build a 110 MW subsidy-free onshore wind farm in the UK.
Solarcentury secures funding
Solar power firm Solarcentury has secured €54.8 million of funding for the construction of two large-scale solar farms in Spain.
European Energy sets its sights on UK pipeline
European Energy and Armstrong Capital Management have formed a joint venture to develop a 500 MW solar-storage pipeline in the UK.
MHPS ends with boiler settlement
MHI and Hitachi have settled their dispute relating to problematic MHPS boiler projects at coal fired power plants in South Africa. One outcome is that Hitachi will withdraw from the...
WindFloat powers up
The world’s largest floating offshore wind turbines have started generating energy off the coast of Portugal.
Three UK firms will pay £10.5 million blackout fine
Three energy companies in the UK have agreed to pay fines totalling £10.5 million following a power cut that affected over 1 million people.
FATA starts Zagreb CCGT build
Italy’s FATA has started the construction of a new gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Zagreb, Croatia.
Estonia launches permit process for offshore wind
The Estonian government has initiated the construction permit procedure for three offshore wind farms.
Danish government backs hydrogen demo
Orsted and a group of industrial partners will build a 2 MW electrolysis plant and hydrogen storage facility after winning financial support from Denmark’s Energy Agency.
MAN to provide PP for Bolivian iron ore mine
MAN E S is supplying ten MAN 20V35/44G gas engines to supply electricity for steel works at the El Mutún iron ore mine.
Siemens is preferred supplier for 2.64 GW US offshore wind project
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been named as the preferred WTG supplier for the 2640 MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project, the largest such project to date in the...
Vattenfall’s last coal power plant in the Netherlands is closed down
Vattenfall's last coal-fired power plant in the Netherlands, Hemweg 8 near Amsterdam, was closed down on 23 December.
Go-ahead for major tidal project in Nova Scotia
Nova Innovation has landed its largest project to date – it has received a permit to develop a 1.5 MW tidal array in Petit Passage, in the Bay of Fundy.
Aggreko signs new hybrid plant contract
Aggreko has signed a 16 year contract with mining company Resolute to deliver a new hybrid power plant at the Syama gold mining complex.
GE celebrates 100 years of supplying synchronous condensers
GE is celebrating 100 year anniversary of the supply of its first synchronous condenser, and in November officially inaugurated a new unit at the Uchtelfangen substation.
Power sector dampens global coal demand
Coal-fired power generation is set to experience its largest ever decline in 2019, reducing demand for coal globally.
New York switches site from gas to battery power
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has signed a contract with Lincoln Park DG LLC to build a 20 MW energy storage project.