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German government may take a share in TenneT
TSO Tennet and the Dutch and German governments are reported to be supporting a share deal that would involve German State participation in TenneT.
Nexans wins Crete connector contract
Nexans has been awarded a €1.6bn contract to design, manufacture and install a 335 km subsea HVDC cable system for Ariadne Interconnection S.P.S.A, a subsidiary of IPTO, the Greek...
Tauron delays Jaworzno start up
Polish energy company Tauron has delayed commercial operations at its 910 MW Jaworzno III coal-fired power plant project because of technical difficulties during the commissioning process.
EDL commissions 56 MW Australian hybrid
Global energy firm EDL has completed the 56 MW Agnew hybrid renewable energy plant in Western Australia.
Court rejects appeal over Drax plans
Britain’s High Court has ruled that planning permission granted to a large-scale gas-fired power plant and energy storage facility in northern England is legal.
Commission green lights biomass scheme
The European Commission has approved a state aid scheme designed to support the production of electricity using biomass in Denmark.
Wind sector tackles recycling
Europe’s wind energy sector says that innovation and cross-industry alliances will help boost recycling rates.
Siemens launches a new offshore giant
Siemens Gamesa has announced the development of a 14 MW SG 14-222 DD offshore direct drive wind turbine.
EDP sells two Spanish plants
Portugal’s EDP has agreed to sell two Spanish combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants with a combined 843 MW of capacity and a portfolio of residential power and gas customers to Total.
Historic decision for CO2 storage
Equinor, Shell and Total have decided to invest in the Northern Lights project in Norway's first exploitation licence for CO₂ storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Plans...
Vattenfall launches 1.225 MWh battery pack
Vattenfall and Northvolt has launched a new battery energy storage solution, Voltpack Mobile System. It is said to be a rugged, highly modular lithium-ion battery package envisioned as...
ADB finances Thai wind and battery project
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a THB235.55 million ($7.2 million) loan with Lomligor Company Ltd to finance the construction of a wind and battery storage facility...
EPH to build new gas capacity at Kilroot
Czech-based power company Energeticky a Prumyslovy Holding (EPH) has confirmed its plans to build new gas-fired power generating capacity at the Kilroot power plant in Northern...
German government reaches agreement on distance rule
Germany’s coalition government says that it will be up to individual states to decide whether to apply minimum distance rules for wind turbine developments.
Wärtsilä and Uniper plan Bremen CHP
Wärtsilä and Uniper have been contracted to deliver a 105 MW combined heat and power (CHP) gas engine plant to the city of Bremen in Germany.
Vestas breaks WTG installation record
Vestas has become the first wind turbine manufacturer to install more than 10 GW of capacity in a single year, according to analysts Wood Mackenzie.
BP explores Oz hydrogen investment
BP has announced plans to start a feasibility study into a green hydrogen production facility in Australia.
Floating wind players join new committee
Several leading players in the growing floating offshore wind energy market have joined World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO).
Germany expands its offshore wind ambitions
Germany has pledged to expand its offshore wind target for 2030 from 15 GW to 20 GW.