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Vestas cyber attack ‘was ransomware’
01 December, 2021
Since the cyber security incident was discovered on 19 November, Vestas...
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New partnership to develop offshore wind farms in New Zealand
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 by BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group have formed a partnership to develop offshore wind farms in New Zealand. The partnership is intended to bring together the...

New initiative to explore carbon storage off Norway‘s coast
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 by Storegga, a UK company specialising in carbon reduction and removal, has entered into an agreement with Sval Energi to explore joint business opportunities for carbon storage on...

TSOs partner on interconnectors to energy islands at sea
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Transmission system operators Energinet of Denmark and Elia of Belgium have signed two co-operation agreements that “move connections from planned Danish energy islands to Belgium...

Upgraded V-162 launched by Vestas
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Vestas has launched a 6.8 MW version of its V162 range of wind turbines of the EnVentus platform. The V162-6.8 MW is said to be globally applicable and combines an increased power...

Carbon Gap calls for meaningful support for carbon removal
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Carbon Gap, a not-for-profit independent research and advocacy launched at COP26 in Glasgow, has called on UK and European governments to lead on supporting and scaling up techniques...

Prysmian awarded framework contract for the Tyrrhenian link
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Prysmian Group has been awarded a framework contract worth around €1.71 billion by Terna Rete Italia, a subsidiary of Terna SpA, the Italian electricity grid operator. The...

Vestas recovering from cyber attack
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by Integrated wind company Vestas has started restoring IT systems after a cyber security breach caused it to shut down internal operations on 19 November.

World’s first 66 kV fault ride through test system
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by Danish offshore wind turbine test specialist R&D Test Systems has installed the world’s first Fault Ride Through (FRT) test system rated at 66 kV for the Vestas Østerild test facility...

Shell and Blue Group sign Western Star agreement
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by On 18 November Shell signed an agreement with Irish leading blue economy developer Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51% share of its GW class Western Star venture, which seeks to develop...

New plant for production of SF6-free switchgear
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by Siemens Energy is investing over €60 million in a new 6200 sq m production facility in Berlin to manufacture its SF6-free vacuum interruptors.

NET Power claims zero-carbon gas generation breakthrough
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by On 16 November, NET Power, a clean energy company whose technology is said to affordably generate zero-emission electricity from natural gas, announced that it has delivered...

FERC Notice of Inquiry on reactive power capability compensation
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by The USA Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a Notice of Inquiry, dated 18 November, seeking comments on issues related to reactive power capability compensation.

First 100% hydrogen engine PP in Asia Pacific
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by Hyosung Heavy Industries has selected INNIO Jenbacher ‘Ready for Hydrogen’ engine technology for the first pilot power plant project in the APAC region to be fuelled 100% by hydrogen.

COP26 keeps 1.5C alive – but on life support
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by On 13 November COP26 came to a close in Glasgow with nearly 200 countries agreeing the Glasgow Climate Pact to keep 1.5C alive and finalise the outstanding elements of the Paris Agreement.

France’s first floating offshore wind at scale
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by Ocean Winds (a Joint Venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables) and Principle Power have entered into a collaboration agreement to co-operate on the design of the floating platforms...

Macron says France will construct new NPPs
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by In a significant change to national policy, France is to begin building new nuclear reactors ‘to guarantee energy independence,’ and meet its climate change goals, president...

Rolls-Royce to deliver mtu engines to China
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by The Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems has signed contracts and agreements with Chinese partners and customers from the four industrial sectors power generation, construction...

EIA expects volatile US gas prices this winter
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by After extremely cold weather in February led to lower-than-average natural gas storage levels in the USA through the summer, concerns about winter weather are contributing to...

First certification of ‘H2-Ready’power plant concept
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by Testing and certification organisation TÜV SÜD has developed a guideline for defining the ‘H2-Readiness’ of power plants and is offering an independent certification to original...

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