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November 2022

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“The swift reduction of global coal emissions is the central challenge” – IEA
29 November 2022 The world must move quickly to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from...

2000 MW solar and battery storage for the UK
29 November 2022 Black & Veatch has been awarded a lead role in the development of an...

AMEA Power to create West Africa’s largest solar plant
29 November 2022 AMEA Power has announced the expansion of the Mohammed Bin Zayed Solar...

John Cockerill designs the world’s largest HRSG
29 November 2022 The Awirs power plant, in Flémalle, Liege, Belgium, will be replaced by...

Renewable Power Capital enters Europe’s storage market
29 November 2022 Renewable Power Capital, the pan-European renewable energy...

Gravity energy storage could help decarbonise India
29 November 2022 A new project aims to identify how gravity energy storage can...

Irish power grid will connect to continental Europe
29 November 2022 Siemens Energy has contracted to deliver the high-voltage direct...

Four Ukrainian NPPs reconnected to grid
29 November 2022 Ukraine’s four operational nuclear power plant sites all have access to...

A mitigation deal is struck at COP27
22 November 2022 Diplomats from nearly 200 countries concluded two weeks of climate talks...

Infrastructure strikes - Ukraine government prepares to evacuate Kherson
22 November 2022 For nearly two months the BBC and various news agencies have been...

$1.1 billion grant to keep open Diablo Canyon NPP
22 November 2022 The US Department of Energy is to conditionally provide Pacific Gas...

Proposal for 990 MW floating offshore wind farm in Andalusia
22 November 2022 IberBlue Wind, a joint venture set up to develop floating offshore wind...

Collaboration to develop green hydrogen offshore
22 November 2022 Green hydrogen specialist Lhyfe and major French harbour Nantes-St...

A continental first – power using H2 blended fuel
22 November 2022 On 16 November Dr Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi, Egypt’s minister of...

California will build no new gas-fired generation
22 November 2022 In an update to its Scoping Plan the California Air Resources Board has...

Zaporizhzhya survives bombardment
22 November 2022 An expert team of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday...

Germany is ‘not hydrogen ready’
15 November 2022 Germany is not sufficiently prepared for the ramp-up of the hydrogen...

Floating wind ‘will miss 2030 targets’
15 November 2022 A critical renewable energy initiative to aid the transition away from...

Geothermal to be re-launched in Germany
15 November 2022 Clean Energy Wire reports that a new exploration process launched...

Carbon emissions from fossil fuels will hit record high in 2022
15 November 2022 Carbon emissions emanating from fossil fuels will hit record levels...

Contract awarded for largest floating solar power project
15 November 2022 SolarDuck has been awarded a contract for what it believes will be...

Business generated power could replace UK imported gas
15 November 2022 A new study has revealed that the investment in sustainable on-site...

RWE to build Hollandse Kust West VII
15 November 2022 RWE has received the necessary permit from Netherlands Enterprise Agency...

Renescience for sale
09 November 2022 Ørsted says its Renescience energy-from-waste technology is currently “in...

23% of the US coal firing fleet to retire by 2029
08 November 2022 Owing to continued competition from natural gas and renewable resources,...

Release of IEA Energy RD&D budgets data
08 November 2022 The International Energy Agency has released its ‘2022 Energy Technology...

GE and Shell sign LNG development agreement
08 November 2022 GE Gas Power and Shell Global Solutions, a prominent supplier of...

MHI and Indonesia Power to investigate H2 Co-firing
08 November 2022 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and PLN Indonesia Power, a sub-holding...

First utility-scale PP with near-zero emissions to be built in Texas
08 November 2022 NET Power announced on 7 November its plan to develop and build what...

Victoria-NSW interconnector upgrade completed
08 November 2022 A greater volume of renewable energy will be able to flow between...

Waveswing trials exceed expectations
08 November 2022 Inverness, Scotland-based AWS Ocean Energy has recorded ‘highly...

Exergy unveils corporate rebrand
04 November 2022 On 3 November Exergy International announced the launch of its...

IEA sees reasons for hope in the current energy crisis
01 November 2022 The International Energy Agency’s most recent publication, World...

UN Panel on Climate Change issues stark warning
01 November 2022 A new report released on 26 October by the UN’s principal climate...

ACWA Power in sustainable infrastructure financing MOU with EBRD
01 November 2022 ACWA Power Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to...

Skimming solar PV profits could ‘poison investment climate’
01 November 2022 Online agency Clean Energy Wire reports that plans by the German...

US gas fired generation down for the first time in four years
01 November 2022 According to the Energy Information Administration’s recently...

GE suffers renewables turndown, but sees growth in gas generation
01 November 2022 GE has reported a 2022 third quarter showing some disparity across...

Large-scale direct air capture moving to next step
01 November 2022 The world’s largest commercial-scale project capturing carbon...

October 2022

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Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure to develop 5.2 GW of offshore wind in Denmark
26 October 2022 Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners have entered into a...

ACWA Power and IDC to explore green H2 projects in South Africa
26 October 2022 ACWA Power, the prominent Saudi developer and operator of power...

Consortium to pursue green projects on the US Gulf Coast
26 October 2022 ‪Air Liquide, Chevron Corporation, LyondellBasell, and Uniper SE...

Siemens contracts for 105 MW of wind power to Finland
26 October 2022 Siemens Gamesa has been chosen by project developer Energiequelle for...

Scholven C coal PP returns to the market
26 October 2022 ‪Uniper will operate its Scholven C hard-coal-fired power plant for...

Ukraine’s energy sector – an update from the war zone
25 October 2022 DTEK Group, the largest owner of Ukrainian generation capacity, provided...

50 metres of Nord Stream pipeline destroyed
25 October 2022 At least 50 metres of the underwater Nord Stream gas pipeline in the...

New space-efficient battery storage from Saft
25 October 2022 Saft, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, has developed a new high-energy...

Gas markets to remain tight into 2023
18 October 2022 European demand for LNG has set off global competition for supplies, even...

OECD electricity production up 2.6%
18 October 2022 The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity Statistics...

Cameco and Brookfield to acquire Westinghouse
18 October 2022 A consortium of Cameco and Brookfield Renewable, together with...

‘Nuclear milestone’ at Vogtle 3 NPP
18 October 2022 On 14 October Georgia Power announced that fuel loading into the...

Zaporizhzhya 750 kV connection broken again
18 October 2022 Zaporizhzhya NPP in Ukraine again lost its connection via its last...

German government confirms short life extension of three nukes
18 October 2022 German chancellor Olaf Scholz has announced that his government would...

GE receives H-Class GT order from Eneva
18 October 2022 GE has secured an H-Class gas turbine order from Eneva, the largest...

Zaporizhzhya reconnected, but situation ‘still fragile’ – IAEA
12 October 2022 In the IAEA’s latest Ukraine Update on 9 October director general...

Germany will continue to push for 1.5°C
12 October 2022 Clean Energy Wire reports that Germany aims to keep the Paris...

IAEA DG in meeting with Putin
12 October 2022 On 11 October IAEA director general Rafael Grossi met with Russian...

GE awarded $6.6 m to develop 100% H2 combustion in F-Class GTs
11 October 2022 GE has announced the successful completion of the award negotiation phase...

Mitsubishi completes 2650 MW GTCC PP in Thailand
11 October 2022 Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of MHI, on 1 October...

Vestas selected for 1.5 GW Atlantic Shores offshore wind project
11 October 2022 Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 partnership of Shell New Energies...

Foresight Energy invests in combine PSH/wind power project
11 October 2022 Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners, Foresight Group’s flagship...

Site for UK’s first fusion energy plant named
04 October 2022 The UK’s Business and Energy secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg has announced that...

RWE to acquire Con Edison Clean Energy
04 October 2022 RWE has signed a purchase agreement with Con Edison Inc. to acquire...

56% of world’s energy “will be generated in APAC region by 2030” – GlobalData report
04 October 2022 With the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region expected to generate over half of...

Nord Stream pipelines ‘have stopped leaking’
04 October 2022 Leaks from the Nord Stream 1 pipeline has finally stopped after...

EDF revises its UK nuclear plant strategy
04 October 2022 In response to fast rising wholesale gas and power prices feeding through...

RWE to restart three lignite units
04 October 2022 RWE announced on 29 September that it is to restart three lignite...

Proposed launch of Great British Energy
04 October 2022 The UK’s largest opposition party, the Labour party, announced at its...

September 2022

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After the perfect storm
28 September 2022 We are all energy experts. Social media is flushed daily with opinions on...

Norway has ambitions as a battery powerhouse
27 September 2022 Siva – the state-owned Industrial Development Corporation of Norway –...

Federal government acquires 99% stake in Uniper
27 September 2022 ‪The German Federal government, Uniper and Fortum agreed on 21 September...

China increased generation annually from 2000 to 2020
27 September 2022 China has steadily increased its electricity generation over the past...

IberBlue Wind launches in Spain and Portugal
27 September 2022 IberBlue Wind, a joint venture focused on the development of...

‘2030 coal exit unachievable’ in Germany
27 September 2022 The energy crisis is forcing Germany to rapidly rearrange its energy...

€194 m grant for Nextchem to develop waste-to-H2 plant
27 September 2022 Maire Tecnimont subsidiary NextChem has been assigned a €194 million...

Tripartite subsea energy MoU signed
27 September 2022 Baker Hughes, Mocean Energy and Verlume have signed a triparty memorandum...

Clean energy ‘now employs more people than fossil fuels’ – IEA
20 September 2022 Clean energy industries now employ more people globally than fossil...

ACWA Power announces investment in Silk Road Fund
20 September 2022 ACWA Power and China’s Silk Road Fund have signed a share purchase...

Carbon intensity of US power generation continues to fall
20 September 2022 From 2016 to 2020, the carbon intensity of USA power generation fell...

Xcel Energy’s Prairie Island nuclear plant to produce hydrogen
20 September 2022 Bloom Energy is to install a 240 kW electrolyser at Xcel Energy’s...

RWE and Latvenergo team up on offshore wind in the Baltic
20 September 2022 RWE and Latvenergo have joined forces to develop, construct and...

Siemens and Shell sign low-carbon energy solutions MoU
20 September 2022 Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Shell Global Solutions International BV...

1350 tonne green H2 plant commissioned in Germany
20 September 2022 One of Germany’s largest green hydrogen generation plants has been...

Zaporizhzhya NPP still in a ‘precarious situation’
13 September 2022 In several phone calls between Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron,...

Saipem and Siemens to develop a floating electrical substation concept
13 September 2022 On 5 September Saipem and Siemens Energy signed a Memorandum of...

1.4 GW Bang Pakong PS starts commercial operations
13 September 2022 GE and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, the main...

ScottishPower Renewables exploring offshore 5G with JET
13 September 2022 JET Engineering System Solutions has recently been awarded a contract...

Uniper and Vesta to develop green ammonia terminal
13 September 2022 ‪Uniper Global Commodities and the Dutch company Vesta Terminals have...

DNV launches online battery ‘scorecard’
13 September 2022 DNV, the independent energy consultancy and assurance provider, has...

NREL-led breakthrough – a more efficient perovskite cell
13 September 2022 Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable...

Germany likely to miss its 2030 zero-C target
06 September 2022 Online energy news agency Clean Energy Wire has reported the findings...

Siemens Gamesa sells renewables assets to SSE
06 September 2022 Siemens Gamesa has announced the completion of its sale of South...

JERA and Uniper to collaborate on ammonia and LNG
06 September 2022 ‪JERA and its wholly owned subsidiary JERA Americas plan to collaborate...

Sizewell C gets extra government funding
06 September 2022 Outgoing UK prime minister Boris Johnson has said the UK government...

California to delay retirement of Diablo Canyon NPP
06 September 2022 California’s legislators have approved a bill to extend the life of...

Carlton Power to build the first green hydrogen hub in the UK’s southwest
06 September 2022 Carlton Power is to build its third green hydrogen hub in the UK at...

US solar panel shipments reach record levels
06 September 2022 US shipments of photovoltaic solar panels rose to a record level in terms...

Financial close for Central Asia’s largest wind farm
06 September 2022 Uzbekistan’s ministry of Energy announced on 31 August that it had...

August 2022

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UN mission heads to stricken Ukrainian NPP
30 August 2022 A team of UN atomic energy experts set out on 29 August for...

EBRD supports Ukraine electricity company with €97.3 m
30 August 2022 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and...

UK to extend life of coal plants as ‘last resort’ facility
30 August 2022 At the request of the UK’s Business and Energy ministry, BEIS, National...

Rolls-Royce and ULC-Energy to collaborate on SMR for The Netherlands
30 August 2022 Rolls-Royce SMR has signed an exclusive agreement with the Dutch...

RWE acquires 3 GW solar pipeline in Poland
30 August 2022 RWE has further strengthened its European renewables business by...

Uniper draws down entire €9 bn credit facility
30 August 2022 ‪‪On 29 August Uniper drew down €2 billion under its existing credit...

Hitachi launches world’s first eco-efficient 420 kV CB
30 August 2022 Hitachi Energy chose CIGRE Session 2022 on 29 August as the place to...

Reduced Russian gas flow heavily impacts Uniper’s H1 2022 results
23 August 2022 Uniper’s reported results for the first half of 2022 showed heavy...

Uniper re-opens Heyden 4 coal-fired plant, and advances Canada’s first green H2 hub
23 August 2022 ‪Uniper's Heyden 4 hard-coal-fired power plant in Petershagen near...

ACWA signs energy agreements worth $12 bn with Uzbekistan
23 August 2022 Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy has signed three agreements with Saudi...

IAEA update 92 – the situation in Ukraine
23 August 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency,...

RWE starts construction of solar farm in Badajoz
23 August 2022 RWE is still expanding its solar business in Spain. Last year it...

Upgrade for iconic Cameroon power plant
23 August 2022 Wärtsilä is to carry out an upgrade of the electrical and automation...

US gas fired generation hit a daily record in July
23 August 2022 The US Energy Information Administration’s Hourly Electric Grid...

Warning note sounded on UK biomass
16 August 2022 The importing of wood to burn in Drax power station “is not sustainable”...

Whitetail CCS project shortlisted
16 August 2022 8 Rivers Capital’s UK-based project Whitetail Clean Energy has been...

Shelling of Zaporizhzhia NPP
16 August 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Mariano...

Renewables investment is reducing UK power prices
16 August 2022 Cornwall Insight’s latest report – ‘GB Power Market Outlook to 2030’ –...

Baker Hughes acquires Brush power generation division
16 August 2022 Baker Hughes announced that it has agreed to acquire the Power...

Utility scale solar projects report delays
16 August 2022 Power plant developers in the USA plan to install 17.8 GW of...

Global electricity production up 3.6%
16 August 2022 The latest International Energy Agency’s Monthly Electricity...

EDF cuts output from nuclear generation
09 August 2022 State owned French energy major EDF is reducing output at nuclear...

Wind energy to power offshore oil & gas platform
09 August 2022 UK green energy infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds, and Ping...

Extending life of German NPPs ‘might make sense’
09 August 2022 Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz has hinted that the life of the...

US power grid added 15GW of generation in H1 2022
09 August 2022 The US Energy Information Administration reports that according to its...

Hitachi to build SuedLink DC4
09 August 2022 Hitachi Energy has won a major order from TenneT and TransnetBW, two...

Ørsted inaugurates Taiwan offshore hub
09 August 2022 On 2 August Ørsted inaugurated the Ørsted Taiwan Offshore Wind...

Russia’s gas exports to Europe decline to 40 year low
09 August 2022 Russia’s natural gas exports by pipeline to the European Union and the...

Disturbances in Paris
05 August 2022 A significant feature of the biennial six-day Cigre Paris Session, being...

Drax reports increased profits and renewables progress
02 August 2022 In its first half 2022 performance figures Drax Group has reported...

Small scale solar is changing hourly utility demand
02 August 2022 The US Energy Information Administration reports that an increase...

GE awarded funding to develop decarb technologies
02 August 2022 GE Gas Power has secured $4.2 million in federal funding from the...

First offshore wind power order for Siemens in Japan
02 August 2022 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded by Green Power Investment...

Next-gen heat pump ‘could cut energy bills and CO2 emissions’
02 August 2022 Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new type of...

NGK to install battery and PV combination
02 August 2022 NGK Insulators has elected to install a combination storage battery and...

First turbine commissioned at Kaskasi wind farm
02 August 2022 The first turbine of RWE’s 340 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm was...

UBS acquires 700 MW of energy storage projects
02 August 2022 UBS Asset Management has announced the acquisition of five...

July 2022

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EU approves curbs on gas
26 July 2022 European Union ministers agreed on 26 July to ration natural gas...

USA is now world’s largest LNG exporter
26 July 2022 The US Energy Information Administration reports that the USA became...

Ukraine joins the IEA
26 July 2022 Ukraine officially joined the International Energy Agency as an...

ACWA and POSCO to explore green H2 and NH4 production
26 July 2022 ACWA Power, the prominent Saudi based developer and operator of...

ABB to spin off its Accelleron business
26 July 2022 ABB to spin off its turbocharging division Accelleron and list the company...

8 GW boost for UK offshore wind
26 July 2022 Commenting on the UK government’s approval of six offshore wind projects...

UK-Germany energy link reaches financial close
26 July 2022 The €2.8 bn NeuConnect project, a significant new energy link between two...

IAEA Ukraine Update 86 – vital equipment arrives
19 July 2022 Ukraine has received a large batch of crucial radiation protection...

Two RWE projects selected for EU grants
19 July 2022 Two innovative projects with RWE involvement have been pre-selected...

Battery storage to be 24% of Ireland's installed energy by 2030
19 July 2022 Data from Cornwall Insight Ireland’s ‘All-island power market outlook...

Renewables share of electricity production still rising
19 July 2022 The latest International Energy Agency 'Monthly Electricity...

Mitsubishi selects software for world’s largest storage/hydrogen hub
19 July 2022 Mitsubishi Power Americas, which is creating reputedly the world’s...

Mocean starts new wave energy test programme
19 July 2022 Mocean Energy has begun tank testing models of its 250 kW Blue Horizon...

GE energy businesses to be re-branded GE Vernova
19 July 2022 GE has announced the brand names of the future companies it will...

UK renewables auction promotes move away from fossil fuels
12 July 2022 A record amount of renewable energy was secured on 7 July 2022 via...

Germany to reactivate hard coal plants in gas crisis
12 July 2022 The German government is expected to adopt a regulation on 13 July that...

Offshore wind pipeline has ‘nearly doubled’
12 July 2022 RenewableUK’s latest ‘EnergyPulse’ market intelligence report shows that...

Energy storage systems for huge solar-plus-storage project
12 July 2022 Wärtsilä is delivering a 500 MWac, 2 GWh portfolio of energy storage...

Indeck Niles 1.1 GW energy centre comes online
12 July 2022 On July I Indeck Energy Services along with its Korean partners KOSPO and...

Uniper applies for stabilisation measures
12 July 2022 On 8 June Fortum’s subsidiary Uniper filed for government support under...

GE to acquire Nexus Controls from Baker Hughes
12 July 2022 GE has announced that its Gas Power business intends to acquire...

€475m EIB innovation loan for Vestas
12 July 2022 Vestas has signed a €475m green loan with the European Investment Bank...

EUROfusion starts design of demonstration fusion power plant
05 July 2022 Following its record-breaking results earlier this year*, Europe's...

Fossil fuel was 79% of US primary energy in 2021
05 July 2022 Fossil fuels – petroleum (ie oil products) natural gas, and coal –...

Iberdrola’s first commercial-scale battery system
05 July 2022 Iberdrola’s 50 MW Gorman Battery Energy Storage System has been...

Supreme Court limits EPA's authority to regulate GHG emissions
05 July 2022 On June 30 the US Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in ‘West...

Compact CO2 capture system goes into operation at Hiroshima
05 July 2022 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, MHIENG, has launched...

RWE and Hellenic Petroleum join forces for offshore wind
05 July 2022 RWE and Hellenic Petroleum Holdings, through their respective...

Vestas sells Delta wind project
05 July 2022 Vestas has sold its 183 MW Delta wind project in the USA to the...

‘Sweeping measures’ needed if Canada is to attain 2030 targets
05 July 2022 Prominent project management company SNC-Lavalin has released...

June 2022

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Germany triggers gas emergency plan
30 June 2022 Online news agency Clean Energy Wire reports that – citing a...

Global energy investment is rising, but too slowly - IEA
28 June 2022 Global energy investment is set to increase by 8% in 2022 to reach...

ACWA Power-led consortium signs project agreement for 1.1 GW wind project in Egypt
28 June 2022 ACWA Power has signed an agreement to develop a 1.1GW wind project in...

Hybrid wind plus solar project for Turkey
28 June 2022 GE and its regional solution partner Inogen have been selected by Sertavul...

Announcement of 1.2GW Southern Winds offshore wind project
28 June 2022 Co-developed by Energy Estate and BlueFloat Energy, Southern Winds is a...

Siemens and Air Liquide form JV to produce H2 electrolysers
28 June 2022 Siemens Energy and Air Liquide have jointly entered into a project to...

RWE expands its offshore wind ambitions
28 June 2022 RWE is increasing its activity in the offshore wind business. RWE...

Fund to stimulate German offshore wind
21 June 2022 RWE, in conjunction with Commerzbank, plans to create a ‘Green...

Renewables share increases globally
21 June 2022 The International Energy Agency’s latest Monthly Electricity...

Zaporizhzhia data link restored
21 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency and the Ukrainian operator of...

First offshore wind farm in a Spanish port
21 June 2022 Spanish companies Capital Energy and BlueFloat Energy have join forces...

Wärtsilä agreement to guarantee African gold mine operations
21 June 2022 Wärtsilä has signed a 5-year performance-based agreement for a 20 MW...

Global offshore wind project pipeline doubles in 12 months
21 June 2022 RenewableUK’s latest EnergyPulse market intelligence data report shows...

Mercury Renewables’ ‘first-of-a-kind’ green hydrogen plant
21 June 2022 A first-of-a-kind green hydrogen generation project located on the border...

RWE halts personnel early retirements as coal firing is ramped up
21 June 2022 RWE, Germany’s largest energy company, has halted early retirement...

Fugro to develop digital twin of Denmark’s transmission network
14 June 2022 Energinet, the Danish national transmission system operator, has...

Vestas and EnBW sign agreement for the 900 MW He Dreiht offshore array
14 June 2022 Vestas has secured a conditional order agreement to supply 64xV235-15.0...

Sweden’s Nysäter wind farm connects to the grid
14 June 2022 The Nysäter wind farm, located 400 km north of Stockholm, is now an...

Europe importing record amounts of LNG in 2022
14 June 2022 The Energy Information Administration reports that Europe’s (the EU and...

EIA expects high energy prices through 2023
14 June 2022 The US Energy Information Administration forecasts that US energy prices...

GE to triple its manufacturing capacity for energy storage electronics
14 June 2022 GE is responding to strongly increased demand by tripling the...

German government increased coal reserves
14 June 2022 To counteract future gas supply shortages, the German cabinet has decided...

European geothermal sector ‘emerges stronger’ from pandemic
14 June 2022 The European Geothermal Energy Council reports in the 11th edition of...

Potential reliability concern for central USA
07 June 2022 The US Energy Information Administration reports that higher...

RWE acquires 1.4 GW power plant from Vattenfall
07 June 2022 RWE is to acquire from Vattenfall the 1.4 GW gas-fired power plant...

Ørsted + ATP and GlobalConnect to work on North Sea Energy Island digital hub
07 June 2022 Ørsted + ATP has signed an agreement with prominent digital...

Exergy and GDI in geothermal development
07 June 2022 Exergy International and Geothermal Development & Investment Inc. (GDI),...

Magnesium to be researched as a sustainable lithium alternative
07 June 2022 The potential for magnesium to offer a sustainable and affordable...

Westinghouse and Bloom Energy to accelerate zero-carbon H2 production in the nuclear industry
07 June 2022 Westinghouse Electric and Bloom Energy Corp have entered into a Letter...

Illinois coal plants awarded funding for development as storage
07 June 2022 The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)...

UK task force to promote floating offshore wind technology
07 June 2022 RenewableUK has initiated the launch of a new body, the Floating...

May 2022

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EU leaders reach compromise deal on Russian oil ban
31 May 2022 EU leaders came to an agreement on 30 May to ban most imports of Russian...

G7 to play crucial role in reducing emissions from heavy industry
31 May 2022 After a two-day meeting in Berlin under Germany’s 2022 presidency of the...

BlueFloat to enter round 3 market auction in Taiwan
31 May 2022 Spanish developer BlueFloat Energy has entered the Taiwan wind energy...

Jacobs builds robot to clean up Fukushima
31 May 2022 US firm Jacobs has designed and built a robotic tool to obtain...

Siemens to build huge shore-side power connection
31 May 2022 Seehafen Kiel GmbH, the port of Kiel, Germany, has commissioned Siemens AG...

UK trial of ‘renewables only’ network restart
31 May 2022 SP Energy Networks has led a successful trial to re-energise its...

Cyber attacks worrying German wind industry
31 May 2022 A string of apparently targeted cyber attacks on German wind farms has led...

Wärtsilä to test hydrogen blended fuel in the USA
31 May 2022 Wärtsilä, in collaboration with WEC Energy Group, the Electric Power...

Future WTGs ‘will achieve 27% greater LCOE’
31 May 2022 Researchers Philipp Beiter and Eric Lantz from the US National...

EU €300 bn plan for recovery and resilience
24 May 2022 On 8 March the European Commission proposed the outline of a plan to...

Floating wind farm proposed for Sardinia
24 May 2022 A 975 MW floating offshore wind farm off the northeastern coast of...

Wärtsilä in green H2 blending trials
24 May 2022 Wärtsilä is to collaborate with the Portuguese independent power...

EIA forecasts increasing share of renewables in the USA during 2022
24 May 2022 In its ‘Summer Electricity Outlook’, a supplement to its May 2022...

RWE issues €2 billion green bond
24 May 2022 RWE has successfully issued a further green bond with a total volume of...

Hinkley Point C delayed and will overrun by £3bn
24 May 2022 Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant developer EDF has announced that...

Carbon sequestration project for Louisiana
24 May 2022 Mitsubishi Corporation has signed a participation agreement with...

Drax to trial pioneering new carbon capture technology
17 May 2022 Drax is collaborating with the University of Nottingham and...

RWE’s grand scheme for Hollandse Kust West
17 May 2022 RWE is participating in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Hollandse...

Vestas introduces its V163-4.5 MW WTG
17 May 2022 Vestas intends to take part in the expected expansion of renewable energy...

Russian oil supply could fall by 3 million barrels a day
17 May 2022 Russia’s isolation following its invasion of Ukraine is deepening as...

GE secures first 9HA CCPP order in Vietnam
17 May 2022 GE has secured an order from Samsung C&T Corporation, which is leading...

Energy storage for Côte d'Ivoire’s first solar plant
17 May 2022 Saft, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, has won a major contract from...

Chornobyl safeguards resumed – IAEA Update
12 May 2022 On 9 May the International Atomic Energy Agency issued the...

Hydrogen retrofit for Rotterdam Capelle
12 May 2022 Thomassen Energy is to retrofit one of Uniper’s Rotterdam Capelle...

EU stumbles over plans to ban Russian oil
11 May 2022 Discussions among the EU-27 states starting on 4 May had by 9 May...

Hydrogen fuel network trial gets underway
11 May 2022 Building a UK-wide delivery network for hydrogen has taken a step...

El Algodon Alto wind farm has started operations
11 May 2022 RWE Renewables’ El Algodon Alto, a 200 MW onshore wind farm located in...

Advanced storage project receives $500 m commitment from US DoE
10 May 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office has issued...

German government charters four FSRUs via Uniper and RWE
10 May 2022 In the effort to free Germany from its dependency on Russian gas,...

Planning permission secured for Hams Hall storage project
10 May 2022 Penso Power and Luminous Energy, partners in the Welbar Energy Storage...

Strabag and Exergy in geothermal alliance
10 May 2022 Exergy International and Strabag’s plant engineering and...

US renewables generation has overtaken nuclear
03 May 2022 The US Energy Information Administration reports that power sector...

Gazprom refuses payments in Euros from German firm
03 May 2022 Russia’s Gazprom bank has for the first time refused to accept a payment...

Renewables funding via power bills cancelled in Germany
03 May 2022 As of 1 July, German consumers will no longer have to pay the...

Largest green hydrogen hub selects EPC provider
03 May 2022 Black & Veatch has been selected by Mitsubishi Power Americas and...

Russia halts gas shipments to Poland and Bulgaria
03 May 2022 Russia has responded to the West’s escalating arms shipments and...

Gas Technology Institute re-named GTI Energy
03 May 2022 The Gas Technology Institute, located in Des Plaines, Illinois, has...

April 2022

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First demo of advanced H2 firing PP using GE HA turbine
27 April 2022 GE and Long Ridge Energy Terminal, a subsidiary of Fortress...

First WTG installed at Hollandse Kust Zuid
27 April 2022 The first turbine of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm, located...

‘Power consumption to triple by 2050’ – McKinsey report
27 April 2022 McKinsey & Co has launched its 2022 ‘Global Energy Perspective’ report,...

Government ‘sharpens toolbox’ for energy supply security
27 April 2022 Germany’s federal government has sharpened the tools available to combat...

First Ampelmann W2W for US offshore industry
27 April 2022 Ampelmann has signed its first contract in the US offshore wind market....

Siemens Gamesa to sell south European renewables assets to SSE
26 April 2022 Siemens Gamesa has entered into an agreement with SSE to sell...

Twenty20 Energy to build gas fired PP in Papua New Guinea’s highland region
26 April 2022 Twenty20 Energy Systems has announced plans to design, build and maintain...

US DoE seeks bids for $6 bn nuclear credit programme
26 April 2022 The US Department of Energy has announced plans to seek applications...

Rising wind in the USA
19 April 2022 On 29 March, wind turbines in the Lower 48 states produced 2017 GWh...

World’s largest flywheel starts its journey to Ireland
19 April 2022 A real heavyweight in the energy transition is on its way to Ireland. On...

RWE aims at €1.5 billion in Ireland investments
19 April 2022 RWE has committed to investing €50 billion gross through to 2030 to...

OECD electricity production rises 6.6%
19 April 2022 The latest International Energy Agency ‘Monthly Electricity...

Largest-ever IEA emergency oil stock release
19 April 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its global repercussions have put...

European renewables prices rise 27.5%
19 April 2022 European renewable Power Purchase Agreement prices have surged 8.1%...

GE first WTG in French waters
19 April 2022 On 13 April GE completed the installation of the first offshore wind...

Vestas launches its V172-7.2 MW variant for low to medium wind
19 April 2022 Vestas is introducing a 7.2 MW variant in its EnVentus onshore platform,...

Four Canadian provinces publish strategic plan for SMR
12 April 2022 The governments of four Canadian provinces – Ontario, New...

Shell and Uniper to work on blue H2 production in the UK
12 April 2022 Uniper has signed an agreement with Shell to progress plans to produce...

Four weeks to apply for UK update funding
12 April 2022 Manufacturing and industrial businesses in the UK that own or...

First phase of Tampa coal-to-gas upgrade completed
12 April 2022 Tampa Electric Company (TECO) has completed the first phase of...

Third M701JAC unit started up at 5.3 GW GTCC in Thailand
12 April 2022 Mitsubishi Power, a power industry brand of MHI, has commenced operations...

RWE signs Thor connection agreement with Energinet
12 April 2022 Danish grid operator Energinet has signed an agreement with RWE...

IAEA statement on the Ukraine situation
12 April 2022 In its Update published on 7 April the International Atomic Energy...

Major acceleration of home-grown power in the UK
12 April 2022 The UK government on 5 April announced plans under the heading...

Malaysia's largest CC plant starts up
06 April 2022 GE and Edra Energy Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s second-largest independent...

Aggreko commits to greener fuels switch
06 April 2022 Power rentals major Aggreko has confirmed its commitment to reaching net...

Siemens Gamesa steps up WTG manufacturing
06 April 2022 Siemens Gamesa has started manufacture of its patented offshore direct...

‘We can halve emissions by 2030’ – guarded optimism from the IPCC
05 April 2022 We can halve emissions, but the time for action is now, says...

Russian gas supply cuts would cause severe damage
05 April 2022 Leading industrialists in Germany have warned against the severe damage...

‘World first’ plasma electrolyser project
05 April 2022 Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are embarking on a £250 000...

Drought reduces hydro generation in the USA
05 April 2022 The US Energy Information Administration reports that in 2021, a...

March 2022

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UK government to take 20% stake in Sizewell C NPP
30 March 2022 The UK government plans to take a 20% stake in a the projected £20...

Siemens Energy to power China’s Greater Bay Area
30 March 2022 Siemens Energy has recently entered into separate agreements with...

Plan to develop GW scale ‘green H2’ floating wind sites in the Celtic Sea
30 March 2022 Source Energie has been working for some time to identify medium and...

Joint statement of the EC and the USA on energy security
30 March 2022 On 25 March the USA and the European Commission issued a joint...

USA exported record amounts of LNG in 2021
30 March 2022 US exports of liquefied natural gas set a record high in 2021, averaging...

Ørsted sells 50% stake in Hornsea 2 wind farm
30 March 2022 Ørsted has signed an agreement to divest a 50 % ownership stake in its 1.3...

Assessment of H2 plant readiness at Grain
30 March 2022 GE has announced that is has commenced its hydrogen plant...

'Renewables will supply 44% of US electricity by 2050’ – EIA
22 March 2022 In its Annual Energy Outlook 2022 Reference case, which reflects current...

European grid synchronised with Ukraine and Moldova
22 March 2022 On 18 March the EU commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson issued the...

Completion of the largest wind project in North America
22 March 2022 On 21 March Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy announced commercial...

UK’s Greenlink construction under way
22 March 2022 Greenlink Interconnector Ltd has announced financial close on construction...

Germany agrees LNG supply deal with Qatar
22 March 2022 Germany’s economy and climate minister Robert Habeck has initiated an...

Thermal power plants to become energy storage facilities
22 March 2022 E2S Power and India Power Corp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Hysata’s electrolyser breaks efficiency records
22 March 2022 Australian company Hysata’s hydrogen electrolyser technology has...

Kärnfull and GE Hitachi SMR collaboration
22 March 2022 Sweden's energy consumption continues to grow and there is a demand...

CO2 emissions at ‘highest level in history’ - IEA
15 March 2022 Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose by 6% in 2021 by over...

US natural gas production to rise, fuelled by export demand
15 March 2022 In its ‘Annual Energy Outlook 2022’ Reference case, the US Energy...

Nexans wins US offshore wind export cables contract
15 March 2022 Nexans has won a contract with Ørsted and Eversource to install and...

ScottishPower and Shell confirm offshore wind funding
15 March 2022 ScotWind partners ScottishPower and Shell are set to invest a total of...

Joint European action via REPowerEU
14 March 2022 The European Commission on 9 March proposed the outline of a plan,...

Russia attacks nuclear facilities in Ukraine
14 March 2022 As of 9 March, the Chornobyl nuclear plant site, location of the...

Ukraine war adds impetus to Asia’s energy transition
14 March 2022 The invasion of Ukraine is leading to further turmoil for global...

Gas prices rise to astronomic levels
14 March 2022 The IEEFA (Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis)...

US energy consumption ‘will grow for next 30 years’ – EIA
08 March 2022 Energy consumption will increase in the United States over the next 30...

Voith completes the acquisition of Voith Hydro
08 March 2022 On 1 March, following receipt of all the necessary official approvals,...

GE awarded 2 GW order for Guangdong
08 March 2022 GE Gas Power and Harbin Electric have received an order from...

IAEA statement on the situation in Ukraine
08 March 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) – on...

Germany to spend $220 bn on industrial transformation by 2026
08 March 2022 Germany has earmarked 200 billion euros ($220 billion) to fund an...

Strategy rethink in fossil–dependent Germany
08 March 2022 The war in Ukraine is forcing Germany to radically rethink its energy...

Rolls-Royce SMR entering regulatory assessment process
08 March 2022 Rolls-Royce SMR’s nuclear power plant design is entering the Generic...

Ukraine update – Chornobyl radiation ‘not a danger to the public’
02 March 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that...

Anyang CHP starts commercial operation
02 March 2022 On 28 February GE today announced the start of commercial operations at...

Mocean lands £730k wave energy funding
02 March 2022 Wave power specialists Mocean Energy has secured major new investment...

Floating wave power units installed off Jaffa
02 March 2022 Eco Wave Power has finished production of ten of its of floating wave...

“Time is fast running out for climate change solutions” – new IPCC report
01 March 2022 The dangers of climate change are mounting so rapidly that they could...

US$1.59 billion Red Sea Project achieves financial close
01 March 2022 A consortium led by ACWA Power, and composed of SPIC Huanghe...

Siemens 14 MW WTG selected for Poland’s first offshore wind array
01 March 2022 Siemens Gamesa has signed two Preferred Supplier Agreements for the...

USA ‘fiddles while Rome burns’
01 March 2022 The USA’s legislators are still embroiled in legal conflicts about who,...

February 2022

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Global electricity production continues to rise - IEA
23 February 2022 The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity...

INNIO and Concord Group to develop four biogas plants in Malaysia
23 February 2022 INNIO has signed a memorandum of understanding with Concord Group to...

World’s first centre for H2 system validation
23 February 2022 Mitsubishi Power, an MHI subsidiary, is planning to establish the...

German chancellor suspends Nord Stream 2
22 February 2022 German chancellor Olaf Scholz has ordered the country’s economy ministry...

RWE and Tata Power collaborate to explore offshore potential in India
22 February 2022 RWE and Tata Power have agreed on a partnership to explore the potential...

Nordex to investigate WTG collapse in Wales
22 February 2022 ​​​​​​​An investigation has been launched following the collapse on...

US DoE awards $5.7 m for GE-led CCUS project
22 February 2022 GE Gas Power has announced that the company’s front-end engineering...

RWE and Neptune Energy join forces in H2 initiative
16 February 2022 RWE and Neptune Energy have signed a Joint Development Agreement to...

COWI contracted for Empire Wind project
16 February 2022 COWI, a prominent international engineering consulting group, has...

Macron sets out plan for French nuclear renaissance
15 February 2022 Following the announcement in November last year of a radical change...

Using offshore wind transmission for grid support
15 February 2022 For the first time in Britain, a transmission asset primarily intended for...

GE to sell part of Steam Power nuclear business to EDF
15 February 2022 GE and EDF signed an exclusive agreement on 10 February under which EDF...

Generators in Texas fill the cold snap gap
15 February 2022 The very cold weather and icy conditions in Texas early in February...

Market volatility is impacting renewables PPAs – report
15 February 2022 The energy market turmoil of the fourth quarter of 2021 is leading...

‘Black blades on wind turbines may reduce bird kill’ – new research
09 February 2022 The province of Groningen in the Netherlands and energy company RWE...

RWE signs agreement to build Thor offshore wind farm
09 February 2022 On 25 January RWE has signed a concession agreement with the Danish...

First micro-nuclear PP for Alaska
09 February 2022 Copper Valley Electric Association, located in Glennallen, Alaska...

Biden administration proposes restoration of toxicity rules
08 February 2022 The Biden administration on 31 January proposed restoring the...

‘Carbon reduction goals will have little impact on US CO2 emissions’ – EIA
08 February 2022 Executing several plans announced by US power utilities to reduce...

AG Energy licensed to build Libya’s first solar power plant
08 February 2022 Authorities in Libya have granted the Dublin-based AG Energy, an...

Government awards £100m to proposed Sizewell C NPP
02 February 2022 Plans to build the Sizewell C 3.2 GW nuclear power plant have been backed...

‘Time to act’ as momentum builds for CCUS and H2
02 February 2022 This year companies and governments will need to make good on the...

Art of darkness
02 February 2022 A 40-metre illuminated tower has been constructed in the centre...

470 MWh storage project gets under way in the Philippines
01 February 2022 On 27 January Fluence announced today that the first 20 MW/20...

A second Siemens HL class turbine for South Korea
01 February 2022 Siemens Energy has received another order to deliver its HL-class power...

Wind farm Blakliden Fäbodberget is completed
01 February 2022 Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm to date is now complete. The last...

AWS wave energy converter arrives in Orkney for EMEC demo
01 February 2022 On 25 January a new wave energy converter, developed by Inverness-based...

January 2022

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Vestas and Ørsted named as world’s most sustainable companies
25 January 2022 Prominent Danish energy companies Vestas and Ørsted have been named as...

The Texas grid is ‘ready for winter weather’
25 January 2022 The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has filed its final...

Independent certification for Celtic Sea floating wind project
25 January 2022 Bureau Veritas (BV), the testing, inspection and certification...

Industrial–scale electrolysis goes into series production
25 January 2022 The first series production of electrolysis systems from...

K2 to monitor Dogger Bank third phase
25 January 2022 Dogger Bank C, located off the coast of the UK, and the final phase in...

UK government auctions £285m in funding for renewables
25 January 2022 Analyst Cornwall Insight reports that applications for the UK...

Italy’s increasing focus on system balance
25 January 2022 A2A Gencogas, Italy, has contracted with Wärtsilä for the supply of a...

Azerbaijan’s largest renewables project gets under way
19 January 2022 On 14 January in Baku the Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy and Saudi...

Energy Island cable route survey contract awarded
19 January 2022 Fugro has secured a contract with Energinet to undertake cable route...

First supply contract in Spain for Siemens’ 5.X WTG
19 January 2022 Siemens Gamesa is to supply its 5.X platform turbines to Iberdrola’s 94...

Power cuts as USA and Canada are hit by winter storms
18 January 2022 A major winter storm has brought heavy snow and ice to parts of the USA...

Huge New Mexico wind project comes online
18 January 2022 The Pattern Energy Group said this week that its Western Spirit Wind...

Contracts awarded for proposed Aldbrough hydrogen storage
18 January 2022 Equinor and SSE Thermal have awarded two key contracts for work on...

Renewable power plants are reducing US gas demand
18 January 2022 In its January ‘Short-term Energy Outlook’ the US Energy...

Coal’s sharp rebound ‘is threatening net zero goals’ – IEA
12 January 2022 Rapid economic recovery is driving global coal power generation towards...

Large fuel cell order for SFC Energy
12 January 2022 SFC Energy, a prominent supplier of hydrogen and methanol fuel cells...

Solar power – ‘half of new US capacity in 2022’
12 January 2022 The US Energy Information Administration forecasts that in 2022, 46.1 GW...

Germany retires more reactors and lignite plants
12 January 2022 Germany’s nuclear and coal phase-out programmes both took a step...

Hunterston B NPP retires
12 January 2022 The 1.22 GW Hunterston B nuclear power station, the most productive...

Ammonia co-firing project is funded
12 January 2022 JERA Co and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have been granted funding, under...

$100m fund for grid-scale battery storage in Australia
12 January 2022 A competitive funding round worth A$100 million (£53.5m) has been...

Texas generation fleet ‘ready for winter’ – ERCOT
05 January 2022 ERCOT  – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas – mindful of the...

EDF consortium wins major UAE transmission project
05 January 2022 A consortium of EDF, KEPCO and Kyushu Electric Power Co has signed a...

VINCI completes the acquisition of ACS energy business
05 January 2022 VINCI’s acquisition of ACS’s energy business Cobra IS for a consideration...

Energy prices rose by 59% in 2021
04 January 2022 Energy prices used in the S&P Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) ended...

Fortum and Uniper JV launches its first project
04 January 2022 The joint team of Fortum and Uniper for wind and solar businesses in...

Langley completes acquisition of Bergen from R-R
04 January 2022 Langley Holdings has completed the acquisition of the Norwegian...

Interest in Princes Ariane wind farm sold to a.s.r.
04 January 2022 Vattenfall is to sell 40% of the 301 MW Prinses Ariane wind farm in...

Olkiluoto NPP achieves first criticality
04 January 2022 The EPR reactor installed at unit 3 of the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant...

December 2021

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FEED competition contracts awarded for UK’s East Coast Cluster
22 December 2021 On behalf of its partners, bp, the operator of Net Zero Teesside Power...

Prysmian secures two US wind farm projects
22 December 2021 Prysmian Group has secured cabling contracts for two new offshore wind...

28% US coal fired plants to retire by 2035
21 December 2021 Although coal-fired power plants have no mandatory retirement age,...

World’s first offshore hydrogen storage concept
21 December 2021 Tractebel and partner companies have developed the world's first...

100 MW Uzbekistan wind power project agreed
21 December 2021 ACWA Power, a prominent Saudi developer of power generation, has...

Chimney of Europe’s largest coal-fired PP is demolished
21 December 2021 The photograph shows the demolition on 9 December of the chimney of what...

Mitsubishi ships 2.4 GW gas-fired CC plant to the UAE
21 December 2021 On 16 December Mitsubishi Power, an arm of MHI, shipped three M701JAC...

First replacement of SF6 in existing HV equipment
14 December 2021 Hitachi Energy and National Grid have successfully energised a pilot...

Decarbonisation roadmap for heavy industry in the UAE
14 December 2021 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and GE Gas Power have announced...

Project Greensand to receive DKK 197 m funding
14 December 2021 The Danish Energy Agency is to award 197 million DKK (€26 million) to...

RE growth is accelerating worldwide – IEA report
14 December 2021 The growth of the world’s capacity to generate electricity from...

Major UK offshore wind farm project consented
14 December 2021 Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas Offshore Wind Farm, located off the UK’s...

US LNG export capacity ‘will be world’s largest by end–2022’
14 December 2021 The US Energy Information Administration reports that US liquefied...

First H2 fuelled GTs in China
14 December 2021 Chinese state-owned power utility Guangdong Energy Group has ordered...

UK chooses HTGR for AMR development
07 December 2021 In a speech to the UK Nuclear Industry Association on 2 December, Greg...

Nuclear research leads to storage breakthrough
07 December 2021 Research in molten salts at Danish company Seaborg Technologies...

DNV to lead study on potential of European H2 networks
07 December 2021 Independent certification organisation DNV is to lead a study...

Refinancing of four biomethane units secured
07 December 2021 Waga Energy, a prominent European company in the production of...

£158 million redress agreed for delays to major power cable
07 December 2021 National Grid Electricity Transmission and Scottish Power Transmission...

Compact CO2 capture for Hiroshima biomass plant
07 December 2021 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering has received an order for...

150 MWh battery to be built at Hazelwood
07 December 2021 ENGIE, Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, and Fluence have joined forces...

Atos and Siemens to support Morocco‘s ‘smart grid’
07 December 2021 Atos and Siemens have announced an agreement to collaborate with...

Vestas cyber attack ‘was ransomware’
01 December 2021 Since the cyber security incident was discovered on 19 November, Vestas...

New partnership to develop offshore wind farms in New Zealand
01 December 2021 BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group have formed a...

New initiative to explore carbon storage off Norway‘s coast
01 December 2021 Storegga, a UK company specialising in carbon reduction and removal,...

November 2021

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TSOs partner on interconnectors to energy islands at sea
30 November 2021 Transmission system operators Energinet of Denmark and Elia of Belgium...

Upgraded V-162 launched by Vestas
30 November 2021 Vestas has launched a 6.8 MW version of its V162 range of wind turbines...

Carbon Gap calls for meaningful support for carbon removal
30 November 2021 Carbon Gap, a not-for-profit independent research and advocacy launched...

Prysmian awarded framework contract for the Tyrrhenian link
30 November 2021 Prysmian Group has been awarded a framework contract worth around...

Vestas recovering from cyber attack
24 November 2021 Integrated wind company Vestas has started restoring IT systems after a...

World’s first 66 kV fault ride through test system
24 November 2021 Danish offshore wind turbine test specialist R&D Test Systems has...

Shell and Blue Group sign Western Star agreement
24 November 2021 On 18 November Shell signed an agreement with Irish leading blue...

New plant for production of SF6-free switchgear
24 November 2021 Siemens Energy is investing over €60 million in a new 6200 sq m...

NET Power claims zero-carbon gas generation breakthrough
23 November 2021 On 16 November, NET Power, a clean energy company whose technology is said...

FERC Notice of Inquiry on reactive power capability compensation
23 November 2021 The USA Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a Notice of...

First 100% hydrogen engine PP in Asia Pacific
23 November 2021 Hyosung Heavy Industries has selected INNIO Jenbacher ‘Ready for...

COP26 keeps 1.5C alive – but on life support
17 November 2021 On 13 November COP26 came to a close in Glasgow with nearly 200...

France’s first floating offshore wind at scale
17 November 2021 Ocean Winds (a Joint Venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables) and...

Macron says France will construct new NPPs
16 November 2021 In a significant change to national policy, France is to begin building...

Rolls-Royce to deliver mtu engines to China
16 November 2021 The Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems has signed contracts...

EIA expects volatile US gas prices this winter
16 November 2021 After extremely cold weather in February led to lower-than-average...

First certification of ‘H2-Ready’power plant concept
16 November 2021 Testing and certification organisation TÜV SÜD has developed a guideline...

GenCell and E.V. Motors to facilitate off-grid EV charging
16 November 2021 Israeli company GenCell Energy has signed an agreement with E.V. Motors...

COP26: World leaders make pledges to kick start accelerated climate action
09 November 2021 Announcements by world leaders on day three of COP26 have perhaps signalled...

Degradation ‘is a material issue for batteries competing in the CM’
09 November 2021 According to Cornwall Insight, degradation is a key issue for...

US Congress passes signature infrastructure package
09 November 2021 US Congress passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package on 5...

Long duration energy storage companies form a council
09 November 2021 The Long Duration Energy Storage (LDES) Council, whose launch has...

National Grid ESO launches world-first digital grid replica
09 November 2021 The UK’s National Grid ESO has launched a programme, a world first of...

Rolls-Royce develops energy saving new bearing
09 November 2021 The Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems has developed a sliding...

R-R confident of SMR delivery by 2030s
09 November 2021 Roll-Royce has announced that following the raising of £195 million in...

Historic alliance to unlock $100 billion for climate solutions
03 November 2021 A new financial initiative, the Global Alliance for People and...

COP26: a promise to end deforestation by 2030
03 November 2021 More than 100 world leaders have promised to end and reverse deforestation...

COP26: a pledge to cut global methane emissions
03 November 2021 Leaders of 103 countries have signed a deal brokered by the EU and USA...

COP26 gets under way
03 November 2021 COP26 got under way formally on 31 October. Opening speeches by...

Updated climate commitments fall short – UNEP report
02 November 2021 New and updated climate commitments fall far short of what is needed to...

Climate goals threatened by coal-to-gas switch in Asia
02 November 2021 A planned US$379 billion expansion of gas infrastructure in Asia...

Plan to convert fossil fuelled plants to energy storage
02 November 2021 E2S Power and SNC-Lavalin have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Illinois NPPs reverse retirement plans
02 November 2021 Exelon, the owner-operator of Illinois’s six nuclear power plants,...

October 2021

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Siemens Energy transfers joint venture stake to Voith
26 October 2021 Siemens Energy and Voith have agreed that Voith will take over...

Iberdrola to invest £6bn in the East Anglia hub
26 October 2021 Through its UK subsidiary Scottish Power, Iberdrola has undertaken to...

US-Japan joint fusion research
26 October 2021 TAE Technologies, reputedly the world's largest private fusion...

Big fossil fuel producers' plans exceed climate targets – UN report
25 October 2021 Despite efforts to strengthen climate targets, most major oil and...

Energy price hikes – an IEA perspective
25 October 2021 Gas, coal and electricity prices have recently risen to their highest...

World’s first T-pylon is installed
25 October 2021 The world’s first ‘T-pylon’, the first new design for an electricity pylon...

World’s largest floating windfarm is operational
19 October 2021 The 50 MW Kincardine offshore windfarm, the world’s largest floating...

ENEOS to acquire Japan Renewable Energy for $1.8bn
19 October 2021 Japanese refiner ENEOS Holdings, through its subsidiary ENEOS, has agreed...

Successful final testing of KS-21 solvent for CO2 capture
19 October 2021 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering has concluded testing of its...

Electricity production rising, but RE dipping – IEA
19 October 2021 The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity Statistics...

IFA ‘will take two more years’ to get back to full service
19 October 2021 One of Britain’s most important electricity import cables, the 2000 MW...

US coal fired electricity generation will increase for the first time since 2014
19 October 2021 The US Energy Information Administration expects 22 % more US...

Five sites listed for UK fusion energy plant
19 October 2021 A final decision on a site for the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant –...

Green hydrogen production plan for Pakistan
13 October 2021 Oracle Power PLC, the international natural resources project developer,...

Hitachi ABB to lead Egypt-Saudi interconnector consortium
13 October 2021 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced that it is to lead the consortium...

Prysmian Group to invest $100M in US production
13 October 2021 Prysmian Group is planning to invest an additional $100 million over the...

Hai Long Offshore Wind selects consortium to deliver two offshore substations in Taiwan
13 October 2021 Yushan Energy, a subsidiary of low carbon energy developer Enterprize...

‘Global energy consumption and emissions will double by 2050’ – EIA
12 October 2021 The US Energy Information Administration projects that without...

Large-scale green hydrogen facility for Orkney
12 October 2021 Offshore Wind Power Limited, the consortium formed by Macquarie’s...

‘Revolutionary’ battery management system launched
12 October 2021 Brill Power, an Oxford University spin-out company, has launched the first...

Major step for Vineyard offshore wind farm
05 October 2021 Notice to Proceed with the approximately €200 million contract to supply...

Vestas expands footprint in Canada with two major contracts
05 October 2021 Vestas has received a 151 MW order from Pattern Energy Group to power...

Uniper hands over Schkopau power plant to Saale Energie
05 October 2021 ‪‪‪On 1 October Uniper transferred its shares in the Schkopau power...

Siemens supplying HL-class technology for Greek power plant
05 October 2021 Siemens Energy is supplying its high efficiency HL-class gas...

Global offshore wind pipeline exceeds 400 GW
05 October 2021 New research by RenewableUK’s Project Intelligence team shows that the...

Prysmian awarded €221m submarine cable project in the Middle East
05 October 2021 Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract for a ±500 kV HVDC submarine...

North Sea Link commences operations
05 October 2021 National Grid’s €1.6 billion North Sea Link (NSL), the world’s longest...

September 2021

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Masdar, ADNOC and bp to form strategic partnership
28 September 2021 ADNOC, bp and Masdar have signed three agreements with the potential to...

NuScale Power signs MoU with Getka and UNIMOT
28 September 2021 NuScale Power, Getka Group and UNIMOT S.A. have signed a Memorandum...

Financing agreements for $12 bn ASU/gasification/power joint venture
28 September 2021 Aramco, Air Products, ACWA Power and Air Products Qudra have announced...

Aggreko illuminates the Ryder Cup
28 September 2021 Aggreko, the prominent supplier of mobile and modular power...

US hydropower generation to decline 14% in 2021
28 September 2021 In its latest Short Term Energy Outlook the US Energy...

Siemens and Sumitomo awarded Ireland-UK interconnector
28 September 2021 Greenlink has awarded the EPC contract for the Greenlink...

Inaugural meeting of the Vienna Group
28 September 2021 The ‘Group of Vienna’ is an IAEA (International Atomic Energy...

China pledges to end funding for coal fired power stations abroad
28 September 2021 China’s president Xi Jinping made the announcement, that China will not...

EVs predicted to increase UK demand by 71.6 TWh
21 September 2021 The latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Benchmark power curve’...

Hitachi ABB to boost efficiency of EETC Delta Zone network
21 September 2021 A consortium of Hitachi ABB Power Grids and Elsewedy Electric T&D,...

Virtual power plant reaches 1000 MW in Poland
21 September 2021 The Polish subsidiary of virtual-power-plant operator Next Kraftwerke,...

Converter station fire shuts down France-UK interconnector
20 September 2021 A fire at the National Grid’s converter station at Sellindge,...

Vestas partners with Vitol Wind for US repowering project
20 September 2021 Vestas has received a 240 MW order to repower the Vitol Wind ‘Big Sky’...

Hurricane Ida: the slow recovery continues
20 September 2021 Louisiana is still slowly recovering from the devastation caused by...

Slow recovery in RE production after low-wind dip
20 September 2021 The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity Statistics...

First motion compensated gangway for Chinese RE market
14 September 2021 ​​​​​​​Ampelmann, the offshore access specialist, has signed its...

Ørsted and T&T sign offshore wind MoU
14 September 2021 Ørsted and T&T Group, a leading Vietnamese cross-industry company,...

MAN wins 120 MW contract for McIntosh PP
14 September 2021 MAN Energy Solutions has contracted to supply 6 x 18V51/60G high output...

Prysmian connector for Gruissan offshore array
14 September 2021 Prysmian Group, in a consortium with Asso.subsea, a submarine...

Mitsubishi and Shell to co-operate on H2 development
13 September 2021 Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Shell Canada have signed a Memorandum...

Chevron, Magnum and Mitsubishi in framework agreement
13 September 2021 Chevron USA Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, has agreed on...

EDF to sell West Burton B
13 September 2021 EDF has reached an agreement to sell its 1332 MW combined cycle gas...

Specialist firms to support construction of North Sea energy island
07 September 2021 Ørsted and ATP are bringing in three specialists in industrial...

Hydropower made up 66% of Brazil’s generation in 2020
07 September 2021 The Energy Information Administration reports that Brazil, which...

Hurricane Ida: widespread power outages persist
07 September 2021 ABC reported on 4 September that at least 11 people have died in...

EU Oyster consortium chooses site for innovative H2 project
07 September 2021 Grimsby, in the northeast of the UK, has been chosen as the location for...

AI is 'critical enabler of the energy transition’ – new study
07 September 2021 Artificial intelligence has tremendous potential to accelerate and...

Siemens to supply first HL-class gas turbine to Taiwan
07 September 2021 Siemens Energy, together with its consortium partner CTCI Corporation...

ACWA Power marks inauguration of 300 MW first stage of Shuaa Energy 3 PSC
07 September 2021 ‪‪‪‪‪‪‪‪‪‪‪At an official ceremony on 23 August ACWA Power...

Construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid underway
01 September 2021 After months of preparation, the installation of the foundations of...

SP Energy Networks starts £40m network refurbishment project
01 September 2021 SP Energy Networks, which owns and manages overhead and underground...

MAN and Woodside announce LNG alliance
01 September 2021 MAN Energy Solutions and Woodside Energy, prominent company in the...

August 2021

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I million people in New Orleans without power
31 August 2021 Category 4 Hurricane Ida has left more than a million people, including...

Exelon to build hydrogen electrolyser at NY NPP
31 August 2021 Exelon Generation plans to develop a hydrogen electrolyser at its Nine...

USA has retired over 60 GW of coal fired fleet
31 August 2021 In 2011, the USA had 317.6 GW of coal-fired electric generation...

Vestas wins 181 MW deal for Dulacca wind farm
31 August 2021 Together with RES Group, Vestas has secured a 181 MW supply contract...

US lab closes in on a key goal of nuclear fusion
24 August 2021 Scientists at the National Ignition Facility, a science institute...

Financial close for 1500 MW Sudair solar
24 August 2021 ACWA Power has announced financial close for the 1500 MW Sudair solar...

Record rise in US electricity demand
24 August 2021 On 12 August, most of the United States registered a daily high...

Eco 1 MW wave power pilot permitted
24 August 2021 Eco Wave Power has been granted approval from the Portuguese government...

Renewables investment bounce back in India
24 August 2021 The 2020 decline in investment in India’s renewables programme resulting...

Power automation solution for NTDC
24 August 2021 Pakistan’s largest transmission company, National Transmission &...

Siemens awarded SuedLink HVDC contract
24 August 2021 It is expected that lines totalling 7500 km in the German...

UK government launches hydrogen economy plan
18 August 2021 The UK government intends to unlock billions of pounds in investment and...

Ørsted signs power purchase agreement with the Microsoft Corporation
18 August 2021 Ørsted and Microsoft Corporation have entered into an agreement for...

Plans for Manchester’s hydrogen fuel hub submitted
18 August 2021 Plans for the UK’s city of Manchester first low-carbon hydrogen fuel hub...

EIA expects 7% increase in energy-sector CO2 emissions
18 August 2021 Increased economic activity and a changing fuel mix in the electric...

Explosion at Medupi power station
18 August 2021 Medupi power station owner Eskom reported on 9 August that there had been...

Chia Hui power plant starts operations
18 August 2021 On 10 August GE announced the start of commercial operation for Chia...

US battery storage capacity increased 35% in 2020
18 August 2021 The United States has continued a trend of significant growth in...

Siemens Energy suffers headwinds from SGRE
06 August 2021 “We are not satisfied with the performance of SGRE [Siemens Gamesa...

Electricity demand is growing faster than renewables – IEA
06 August 2021 A new report from the International Energy Agency shows that renewables...

Uniper accelerates UK coal phase-out
06 August 2021 ‪‪‪Uniper will close one of the four 500 MW units at its Ratcliffe...

The most powerful tidal turbine starts exporting
06 August 2021 Orbital Marine Power’s O2, said to be the world’s most powerful...

Mitsubishi AI based hubs to include storage
06 August 2021 MHI subsidiary Mitsubishi Power is introducing a global network of...

Medupi unit 6 achieves commercial operation
06 August 2021 On 31 July, Unit 1, the last of six generation units of...

Ørsted completes its largest onshore wind project
06 August 2021 Ørsted has completed the 367 MW Western Trail wind farm located in...

The Chernobyl NPP fills and seals first module at ISF-2 storage
04 August 2021 The first concrete module in the new used nuclear fuel storage...

MAN and Andritz seal hydrogen co-operation agreement
03 August 2021 MAN Energy Solutions and Andritz Hydro have completed a strategic...

Siemens Gamesa secures major wind deal in India
03 August 2021 Siemens Gamesa, which recently revised downwards its 2021 EBIT and...

Biden takes aim at cyber-attacks on infrastructure
03 August 2021 US President Biden has signed a new cybersecurity Executive Order with...

RE in the USA overtakes nuclear and coal – EIA
03 August 2021 The US Energy Information Administration reports that in 2020,...

GE’s HA fleet passes the million hours mark
03 August 2021 GE is celebrating the achievement of several significant landmarks for...

Testing underway on ‘unique’ H2 distribution grid
03 August 2021 A first-of-its-kind gas distribution test grid (‘MicroGrid’) is...

Gode Wind and Borkum inter-array links contracted
03 August 2021 Prysmian Group has been awarded the €60 million contract for the...

July 2021

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Duke to invest $1 bn in Florida solar
27 July 2021 Duke Energy Florida is to begin construction on four new solar energy...

Revolutionary combination of solar energy and strip cultivation
27 July 2021 Vattenfall has received a permit to build a solar farm in Almere,...

Success for first GT26 HE upgrade
27 July 2021 GE and Uniper have conducted implementation and testing of the first...

Aggreko’s new fleet of battery storage systems
27 July 2021 Aggreko, has launched a new fleet of battery storage systems. These are...

Rolls-Royce sets out net-zero road map
27 July 2021 The Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit aims to cut greenhouse...

Funded SMR project may be cut back
27 July 2021 It has been reported by local press that Utah Associated Municipal...

First automated battery storage system
27 July 2021 On 2 July, RTE, the French public electricity transmission system...

Siemens to build one of Europe’s largest battery storage facilities
20 July 2021 Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Zukunftsenergie Nordostbayern GmbH...

Cormetech to demonstrate improved DAC technology
20 July 2021 Cormetech has been selected for an award from the US Department of...

Green Investment Group awards ODE Ltd Korean contract
20 July 2021 Offshore Design Engineering has been chosen as owner’s engineer and...

Large-scale floating wind farms may come to UK waters
20 July 2021 ScottishPower and Shell have joined forces to develop large-scale...

ERCOT unveils grid reliability Roadmap
20 July 2021 The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has delivered its...

Wärtsilä launches major test programme on H2 and NH4 as fuels
20 July 2021 Wartsila has launched a major test programme to advance the adoption...

Construction costs for US solar generation still falling
20 July 2021 The annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for...

GE signs agreement for green H2-fuelled power plant
20 July 2021 GE and Cricket Valley Energy Centre have announced the signing of...

Wudongde 10.2 GW hydro comes fully online
14 July 2021 The Wudongde (WDD) project is the seventh largest hydropower station in...

Celtic Sea Power to drive floating offshore wind
14 July 2021 The company given the task of leading the development of floating...

Masdar signs for two solar plants in Uzbekistan
14 July 2021 Uzbekistan’s ministry of Energy has announced signed project agreements...

New York to explore green hydrogen potential
14 July 2021 New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on 12 July that the state...

Wood hires hydrogen expert to lead global H2 effort
14 July 2021 Wood, The Scottish engineering and consulting giant, has appointed...

Shell and Uniper to drive development of H2 economy
14 July 2021 Shell Gas & Power Developments and Uniper Hydrogen GmbH have signed...

Agreement to bring hydrogen supply to UK rail
14 July 2021 H2 Green, the hydrogen network operator, has entered into an agreement...

£25 million backing for HydrogenOne
07 July 2021 INEOS Energy has agreed to purchase 25 million shares in the forthcoming...

Caterpillar launches 12 new standby models
07 July 2021 Caterpillar has added 12 new models to its growing series of Cat GC...

EirGrid and Smart Wires partner on grid optimisation
07 July 2021 EirGrid is partnering with power technology firm Smart Wire Grid...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to become Hitachi Energy
07 July 2021 Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced that it will be ‘evolving’ to...

World bank to support Uzbekistan’s transition
07 July 2021 Uzbekistan’s ministry of Energy has announced that a new $380 million...

Vestas and Iberdrola finalise Baltic Eagle contract
07 July 2021 Vestas and Iberdrola have finalised the turbine supply contract for...

Parrot unveils the first 4G connected robotic UAV
07 July 2021 Parrot, a leading drone maker in Europe, has introduced ANAFI Ai, a...

June 2021

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GE and IHI sign ammonia agreement
29 June 2021 GE, and Japan’s IHI Corporation, have announced the signing of a...

Plans for a zero carbon power plant
29 June 2021 HyNet North West and independent power producer InterGen have announced...

Aggreko trials hydrogen generator and fuel cell hybrid
29 June 2021 As part of its Net Zero programme mobile energy specialist Aggreko...

48.9 GW of renewables projects in the UK pipeline
29 June 2021 Renewables projects labelled as “scoping” currently represents 50% or 48.9...

Valmet automation order for Newhurst EfW
29 June 2021 Valmet is to supply an automation system to an energy-from-waste...

New data shows impact of energy transition on distribution networks
23 June 2021 depsys, a specialist digitalisation company, reports that the acceleration...

Offshore industry training “is a money-making racket”
23 June 2021 Severe shortcomings in the arrangements for training offshore...

The USA consumed a record amount of RE in 2020
22 June 2021 In 2020, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for...

New submarine link to connect Europe and Asia
22 June 2021 Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth a total of around...

Fortum to divest 500 MW of solar power in India
22 June 2021 Fortum has signed an agreement to sell the 250 MW Pavagada II and the 250...

Nuclear startup raises millions in seed funding
22 June 2021 The German-Canadian nuclear startup Dual Fluid, founded in January 2021,...

Orca DAC has achieved DNV validation
22 June 2021 Climeworks’ new large-scale direct air capture plant ‘Orca’ has...

MAN Energy takes over H-TEC Systems
22 June 2021 MAN Energy Solutions has acquired the majority of shares in...

Major wind research centre starts operations
22 June 2021 The NorthWind research centre on wind energy, located in Trondheim,...

Sudan’s first wind turbine arrives
22 June 2021 Construction of the first commercial-scale wind project in Sudan is...

Duke energy implosion
15 June 2021 At 8 a m on Saturday 12 June Duke Energy marked the end of an era when...

Drax and MHI to create world’s largest negative emissions project
15 June 2021 Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of the...

G7 agrees to end new government support for coal power
15 June 2021 The G7 group of the richest nations, at its summit in the UK on 13...

Launch of the EU's DSO entity
15 June 2021 ENTSO-E comments that it is looking forward to co-operating with the EU...

ABB and Axpo partner on green hydrogen project
15 June 2021 ABB has joined forces with Swiss utility Axpo to develop modular...

Tight conditions expected in Texas grid
15 June 2021 The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) asked consumers to...

TerraPower and PacifiCorp to advance nuclear technology in Wyoming
15 June 2021 PacifiCorp and TerraPower, backed by Wyoming governor Mark Gordon...

Vattenfall to become minority shareholder in Estonian nuke start-up
08 June 2021 Vattenfall has signed an agreement with the Estonian nuclear energy...

Siemens and Mitsubishi sign SF6-free MoU for HV
08 June 2021 On June 5 Siemens Energy and Mitsubishi Electric signed a Memorandum...

Fortum to increase its wind capacity in Russia
08 June 2021 The Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund has made an investment decision...

Kriegers Flak WTG installation completed
08 June 2021 On 5 June, the last of a total of 72 turbines was installed at Kriegers...

Warning of public health threat from heat pumps
08 June 2021 Following a public health warning by the German government, the...

Fifth Chinese company joins Global Wind Organisation
08 June 2021 Fast growing Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co....

bp boosts its renewables business in the USA
08 June 2021 bp reached an agreement on 1 June to purchase 9 GW of solar...

Ørsted and HOFOR agreement on hydrogen power
01 June 2021 On 31 May Ørsted and HOFOR (a Greater Copenhagen utility) entered into...

Hamburg H2 project in government shortlist
01 June 2021 The partners of the Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub, namely Shell,...

Uniper’s Heyden 4 coal plant ‘still needed’
01 June 2021 ‪‪‪‪‪Uniper's Heyden 4 coal fired power plant in Petershagen, near...

E.ON to support 28 ‘innovative’ island projects
01 June 2021 E.ON and its partners have selected 28 innovative projects on...

UK path to integrating more renewable energy
01 June 2021 What is being called a ground-breaking project – the Constellation project...

ESB and dCarbonX to partner on green H2 storage
01 June 2021 ESB and dCarbonX have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the...

Design for floating offshore wind in Ireland
01 June 2021 Wood, the prominent consulting and engineering company, has been awarded...

May 2021

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‘Pathway to net-zero emissions by 2050 is narrow’ – IEA special report
25 May 2021 The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector...

Gas–based generation in the USA in decline
25 May 2021 In the first four months of 2021, natural gas-fired generation in the...

First hydro pumped power project in the Gulf region
25 May 2021 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has contracted to supply Andritz Hydro with what...

Air-captured-CO2 project in Oman
25 May 2021 Swiss company Climeworks and Omani company 44.01 have joined forces...

Mitsubishi establishes CCGT business unit in Europe
25 May 2021 Mitsubishi Power, a prominent player in gas turbine technology, has...

Potential solution to one of fusion energy's hottest problems
25 May 2021 Scientists at the UK Atomic Energy Authority have successfully tested what...

Qatalum signs agreement with GE
25 May 2021 Under Qatar National Vision 2030, which is intended to foster...

India to build six nuclear reactors
18 May 2021 EDF has submitted an offer to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd ...

Commissioning of giant capacitor bank in Minnesota
18 May 2021 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced the successful commissioning on...

US coal deliveries for power sector declined by 22% in 2020
18 May 2021 The US electric power sector received 428 million short tons (MMst) of...

‘Groundbreaking’ analysis reveals potential net zero cost reductions
18 May 2021 The Carbon Trust says that ‘Flexibility in Great Britain’, is its most...

Hexicon to acquire Wave Hub test site
18 May 2021 Swedish floating windfarm developer and technology provider Hexicon is...

Martha’s Vineyard wind farm is consented
18 May 2021 The US Department of the Interior Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has...

Fusion research ­company installs UK’s biggest gas gun
18 May 2021 First Light Fusion, a prominent company in the research field of...

New international partner joins STEP demo project
11 May 2021 The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has joined...

ERCOT anticipates record electricity demand this summer
11 May 2021 The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is...

Vattenfall may sell its Magnum power plant
11 May 2021 Vattenfall is considering selling its Magnum power plant at Eemshaven in...

UK carbon price likely to rise
11 May 2021 Carbon prices, especially via the EU Emission Trading System (ETS),...

Glenmuckloch pumped storage project goes on sale
11 May 2021 Buccleuch has announced that with the assistance of...

Siemens Gamesa is preferred supplier for entire Hai Long project
11 May 2021 The collaboration between Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and its...

Vestas EnVentus WTGs for 404 MW Mutkalampi project
11 May 2021 Vestas has been engaged by Neoen to deliver a full EPC turnkey solution...

Report casts doubt on RWE and Uniper compensation demands
04 May 2021 German utilities RWE and Uniper (owned by Fortum in Finland) are suing...

Black & Veatch enlisted in Drax ‘net zero’ effort
04 May 2021 UK power provider Drax has awarded Black & Veatch a role on the...

Senate reinstates Obama-era Controls on methane
04 May 2021 The Senate voted on 28 April to effectively reinstate an Obama-era...

Indian Point NPP retired after 59 years
04 May 2021 The Indian Point Energy Center permanently stopped generating electricity...

Ørsted completes Permian Energy Center
04 May 2021 The company's first utility-scale solar plus battery storage project...

UK’s first ‘clean air’ substation tested
04 May 2021 SP Energy Networks is trialling ‘clean-air’ technology at one of...

Offshore wind FIDs to ‘skyrocket’ 57% by 2022 – new report
04 May 2021 New analysis from Westwood Global Energy Group, the energy market...

April 2021

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New study suggests Texas ice storm led to $4 bn loss for wind farms
27 April 2021 ArcVera Renewables, a prominent international provider of consulting...

Mocean Energy unveils wave energy prototype
27 April 2021 Wave power specialists Mocean Energy unveiled on 21 April its ‘Blue X’...

UKAEA completes project to accelerate
fusion development
27 April 2021 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has completed a pilot project...

GE to equip Verbund’s new pump storage power plant
27 April 2021 GE Power Conversion has been selected to equip Verbund’s new fully fed...

Hitachi ABB and GE sign agreement on SF6-free products
27 April 2021 Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd and GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions...

Jacobs supports UK AMR research funding
27 April 2021 Dallas-based Jacobs is to provide cutting-edge technical support for...

MAN Energy solutions to partner on world’s largest LAES project
27 April 2021 Highview Power has selected MAN Energy Solutions to provide its liquid...

IRENA and SGCC to partner on grid transformation
20 April 2021 The International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, has signed a Memorandum...

Uniper seeks judgement over Maasvlakte shutdown
20 April 2021 Uniper’s coal fired power station MPP3 located at Maasvlakte, near...

Mitsubishi Power wins GT order in Uzbekistan
20 April 2021 Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of the MHI Group, has received an order...

Ørsted acquires Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform
20 April 2021 On 16 April Ørsted entered into an agreement with Brookfield Renewable,...

Rolls-Royce to supply mtu Kinetic PowerPacks to Saudi Arabian university
20 April 2021 Rolls-Royce is to supply twelve mtu Kinetic PowerPacks to King...

A turbine to utilise residual heat in a chemical plant
20 April 2021 Steam turbine manufacturer Doosan Škoda Power is to supply a 15 MW...

Sweetch Energy secures €5.2m investment in osmotic energy
20 April 2021 Sweetch, a European company in the business of developing...

Major milestone for PIF
13 April 2021 On 8 April, Sudair Solar PV, Saudi Arabia’s first utility scale...

Sale of Bergen to TMH halted
13 April 2021 In an unusual use of the National Security act to prevent a...

Planning begins for Bornholm underwater cable routes
13 April 2021 As part of the Danish climate agreement of June 2020, it was decided to...

GE and Sembcorp seal Sofia transmission deal
13 April 2021 The consortium of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp...

Giant stator by Voith Hydro is on the road
13 April 2021 During the night of Tuesday/Wednesday 6-7 April, Voith Hydro...

80 MWh energy storage project for Georgia
13 April 2021 Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to supply the ‘engineered...

UK pipeline for RE and storage projects grows to 86 GW
13 April 2021 The most recent figures from analyst Cornwall Insight's Renewables...

GE wins its largest-ever onshore wind contract
06 April 2021 GE Renewable Energy has contracted to provide onshore wind turbines for...

MHI strengthens footprint in EMEA region
06 April 2021 Effective 1 April, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has changed the name of...

ACWA Power signs financing for $1 billion gas project in Uzbekistan
06 April 2021 ACWA Power, a major developer, investor and operator of power generation...

Ørsted to develop huge renewable hydrogen plant
06 April 2021 'SeaH2Land' is an ambitious vision, linking GW-scale electrolysis to...

Phanes Group signs PPA for 200 MW solar plant in Uzbekistan
06 April 2021 Phanes Group, a solar energy developer headquartered in Dubai, has signed...

Crete’s record-breaking subsea interconnection completed
06 April 2021 On 1 April Prysmian Group and independent power transmission operator...

SEEIT acquires district energy system in USA
06 April 2021 SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc, reputedly the first...

March 2021

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Prysmian finalises Sofia offshore cable contract
30 March 2021 Prysmian Group has finalised its contract agreement with RWE...

US government plans for 30GW offshore wind
30 March 2021 On 29 March secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland joined the secretaries...

Turkey’s first grid-stabilising battery commissioned
30 March 2021 Aggreko has successfully commissioned Turkey’s first...

Exide goes live with solar-plus-battery installation
30 March 2021 On 25 March Exide Technologies and Energias de Portugal went live at...

GE wins order for 1.2 GW of power components in Malaysia
30 March 2021 GE has secured an order from the engineering, procurement, and...

Ørsted FID for its largest onshore project to date
30 March 2021 Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore...

New 11 MW WTG for Hollandse Kust Zuid
30 March 2021 Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa are working on the development of a new 11...

‘Future-ready’ grid control centre system
23 March 2021 Ellevio, Sweden’s second largest grid company, has contracted with...

GE begins microgrid study
23 March 2021 GE Energy Consulting along with its subcontractor and partner Nexant,...

Ørsted starts Greater Changhua installations
23 March 2021 With all the permits and EIA approvals in place, leading offshore...

Masterplan for UK’s first hydrogen transport hub
23 March 2021 Mott MacDonald has developed for the UK Department for Transport...

CO2 emissions prices in the NE USA reach record level
23 March 2021 The USA’s most recent Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)...

National Grid shifts emphasis away from gas
23 March 2021 National Grid has announced plans to buy Western Power Distribution,...

UK industry wide plan to cut emissions
23 March 2021 An ambitious blueprint to deliver the world’s first low-carbon...

GE to take part in UK’s major offshore wind initiative
16 March 2021 The UK government has announced that two new ports on The Humber...

Three major firms commit to exploring carbon capture
16 March 2021 Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, and Microsoft have signed a memorandum...

Electric cars global count rises to 10.9 million
16 March 2021 Electric mobility is gaining momentum. The number of electric cars...

£1 million gravity energy storage demonstrator is taking shape
16 March 2021 Work is reported to be well advanced on a 250 kW demonstrator energy...

Largest-ever last-stage blade for Hinkley Point C
16 March 2021 GE Steam Power reports that it has successfully designed, manufactured...

Gas engines complement CHP in Saarbrücken
16 March 2021 On 10 March a 4x10 axle heavy haulage truck that set off from the...

Wärtsilä to supply energy storage systems for Texas grid
16 March 2021 Wärtsilä is to supply its energy storage technology for two major projects...

New legislation in the aftermath of the ERCOT crisis
09 March 2021 The Texas House of Representatives is making it a priority to target...

Simply Blue Energy launches the Western Star floating offshore wind farm
09 March 2021 Simply Blue Energy, has announced its initiative ‘Western Star’, a...

USA broke its installed wind turbine capacity record in 2020
09 March 2021 In both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed...

Sale of Hornsea 1 transmission assets
09 March 2021 Hornsea 1 Ltd, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50 %) and...

Fortum and RDIF to build Russia’s largest solar array
09 March 2021 Fortum and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is planning to build...

10 MW of generation fuelled by landfill gas to be delivered by Aggreko
09 March 2021 Aggreko has signed a seven-year contract with Brazilian energy company...

Demonstration of subsea wave power
09 March 2021 Scottish wave power company Mocean Energy and energy storage developer...

ACER and ENTSO-E to investigate the 8 January system separation
02 March 2021 National regulators along with the European Agency for the Co-operation...

First commercial operation of GE’s 9HA.02 technology
02 March 2021 GE, CTCI Corporation and Southern Power Generation Sdn Bhd (SPG)...

Industrial plant trial of hydrogen as a GT fuel
02 March 2021 Ineos Group and Engie have announced a pilot project to replace natural...

Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia sign SMR MOU
02 March 2021 Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Europe’s largest ‘Power-to-X’ facility to go ahead
02 March 2021 In February Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure...

Wärtsilä invests in direct air capture of CO2
02 March 2021 Wärtsilä has invested a further €1 million in Soletair Power Oy, a...

Coal giant emerges as environmental saint
02 March 2021 The 4 GW Drax complex, once the largest coal fired plant in western...

February 2021

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Extreme weather causes rolling blackouts in Texas
23 February 2021 On the weekend of 13/14 February, a major winter weather system...

Hitachi ABB launches new smart digital substation
23 February 2021 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced the launch of its Smart...

TDK Corp and GenCell to develop new green ammonia production process
23 February 2021 GenCell Energy, an Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy...

C-Capture completes £8m funding round
23 February 2021 C-Capture has completed an £8 million funding round supported by...

Voith wins major orders for pumped storage
23 February 2021 Voith Hydro has been awarded two major orders for pumped storage plants...

Nexans to supply 1 million Windlink cable kits to Vestas
23 February 2021 Nexans has secured a two-year global supply contract with Vestas to...

Vestas launches 15 MW offshore WTG
16 February 2021 Vestas, the market leader in onshore wind, improved its chances of...

National Grid storage trials ‘highly successful’
16 February 2021 Software platform provider Arenko has announced that the Reserve from...

Rolls-Royce on track for 2030 delivery of UK SMR
16 February 2021 Rolls-Royce has almost completed the feasibility stage in the development...

Batteries and pumped storage are 80% efficient
16 February 2021 According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA),...

IXcellerate expands into growing Russian data centre market
16 February 2021 Caterpillar has announced that IXcellerate, a leading data centre operator...

GE aeroderivatives to help retire Martin Drake coal plant
16 February 2021 Colorado Springs Utilities is to purchase and commission six GE...

MHI invests in H2 production
16 February 2021 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced on 10 February that it has invested...

Is this a revolution in hydro-power storage?
10 February 2021 British company RheEnergise has invented a low-cost, energy efficient...

Plans confirmed for Britain’s first ‘hydrogen town’
10 February 2021 Britain’s gas grid companies have set out plans to deliver the...

Energy storage system to boost Mexico’s wind power
10 February 2021 Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide a project-critical energy...

Planned hydrogen projects outnumber current projects
09 February 2021 The number of planned or announced hydrogen projects across Europe is...

Singapore’s first virtual power plant
09 February 2021 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to deploy its energy...

Direct air capture ‘is an efficient solution’ – new study
09 February 2021 Climeworks reports that a life cycle assessment by an independent...

Boost for Finnish e-fuel technology
09 February 2021 Commercialisation of the electrofuel (e-fuel) production process...

DNV GL combines its oil & gas with its power & RE businesses
03 February 2021 To help support and accelerate the energy transition, and drive...

GE and BLP Industry.AI to join forces in AI technology
03 February 2021 GE Power Conversion and BLP Industry.AI have signed a Memorandum...

Shell partners with Simply Blue to develop Emerald
03 February 2021 Shell has signed an agreement with Irish developer Simply Blue Energy...

Construction starts at Kriegers Flak offshore array
03 February 2021 Vattenfall reports that on 27 January, the tower, nacelle and blades...

Voith in small hydropower collaboration
02 February 2021 Voith has won an order for the supply and installation of a vertical...

Centrica enters into battery storage agreement
02 February 2021 Alfen has been selected by Centrica Business Solutions, a UK energy...

IFA2 interconnector is open for business
02 February 2021 22 January marked the opening of the new power line, IFA2, linking France...

Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu sign co-operation agreement
02 February 2021 Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu, the provincial subsidiary of China...

January 2021

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System separation in Europe – update
27 January 2021 On 8 January 2021 at 14:05 CET the synchronous area of Continental Europe...

Germany’s offshore future ‘challenging’
27 January 2021 New impetus for the German offshore wind industry is needed if it is...

Nordic utilities call for swift revision of EU 2030 legislation
27 January 2021 Fortum, Statkraft and Vattenfall, the three largest Nordic energy...

Shell, MHI, Vattenfall and Wärme Hamburg in 100 MW H2 project
26 January 2021 The four participants are planning how they can jointly produce hydrogen...

£12 million UK-Japan robotics deal for fusion energy
26 January 2021 Britain and Japan have signed a research and technology...

Ørsted takes final investment decision on first H2 project
26 January 2021 Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on the Danish...

Ansaldo wins tender to supply GT to Arvedi
26 January 2021 Ansaldo Energia has been awarded by Gruppo Arvedi a contract for the...

System split in continental Europe – now resolved
20 January 2021 The synchronous area of Continental Europe was split into two separated...

Siemens to focus on offshore green H2 production
20 January 2021 Because it believes that to reach Paris Agreement goals, the world will...

Ørsted signs long-term PPAs for US wind farms
20 January 2021 PepsiCo has agreed to purchase energy from the Haystack and Western...

Gas power projects and LNG import facilities at risk in Asia
20 January 2021 Emerging markets such as Vietnam, Pakistan and Bangladesh that are turning...

Waga and Ferrovial to deliver huge landfill gas-to-biomethane project in Spain
19 January 2021 The Ferrovial Servicios group has contracted Waga Energy to...

UK’s first low carbon H2 production hub
19 January 2021 Essar and Progressive Energy, the developer of HyNet North West, the...

GE deal to add 1 GWe in South Korea
19 January 2021 GE has secured an order expected to deliver more than ! GWe power...

India should plan for post-2030 green hydrogen market
13 January 2021 ‘Green’ hydrogen is expected to become cost competitive with hydrogen...

Ringhals 1 NPP is retired
13 January 2021 The Swedish nuclear power plant, Ringhals 1, was shut down as planned on...

Most of US capacity retirement in 2021 will be nuclear and coal
13 January 2021 According to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA)...

Costain to partner with U-Battery Developments on modular nuke design
12 January 2021 Infrastructure solutions company Costain is collaborating with...

Commercial operation begins at Hitachinaka ultra-supercritical plant
12 January 2021 The 650 MW ultra-supercitical Hitachinaka 650MW Joint Thermal Power...

UK coal phase-out will require gas deployment
12 January 2021 Britain burned more coal in the week beginning 4 January than at any time...

Consortium to investigate offshore H2 production
12 January 2021 The Oyster project, a consortium of ITM Power, Ørsted, Siemens...

Funding for world’s first net zero industrial cluster
06 January 2021 A share of £8 million in government funding will be invested in developing...

First Light Fusion raises $25 million
06 January 2021 First Light Fusion, a UK-based company prominent in researching...

ACWA Power signs agreements for wind power projects in Azerbaijan
06 January 2021 ACWA Power has executed the official agreements for a 240 MW wind...

Wärtsilä and Lihir Gold sign 10-year service agreement
06 January 2021 Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year tailored guaranteed asset performance...

Canada’s hydrogen strategy revealed
05 January 2021 On 29 December Canada’s minister of Natural Resources, Seamus...

500 MW solar power project launched in Uzbekistan
05 January 2021 On 23 December in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s ministry of Energy announced that...

Trials of network storm protection to be carried out
05 January 2021 SP Energy Networks has invested £386 000 to carry out extensive UK trials...

December 2020

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New energy storage project will be one of world’s largest
23 December 2020 Independent energy company InterGen, based in Edinburgh, has been...

Contract for the 174 MW Asahan 3 hydro plant is awarded
23 December 2020 Voith Hydro has been awarded by Mitsubishi Corporation the...

Hitachi ABB launches first HV hybrid switchgear for offshore
23 December 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids' latest high-voltage hybrid switchgear for...

Greencoat to acquire Cloghan and Taghart windfarms
22 December 2020 Greencoat Renewables, the renewable infrastructure company, is to acquire...

LevelTen Energy announces new RE-Store energy agreement
22 December 2020 On 17 December LevelTen Energy announced its new RE-Store Energy...

GenCell Energy to supply long-duration backup power to CFE Mexico
22 December 2020 GenCell Energy, the Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy...

Ansaldo wins €50 m turbine contract in Poland
22 December 2020 Ansaldo Energia has been awarded a contract for the supply of an 80 MW...

UK government to end support for overseas fossil fuel projects
16 December 2020 The UK government has announced that it will end direct support for...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids energises NordLink
16 December 2020 On 9 December Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced energisation of the...

Accenture makes strategic investment in Reactive Technologies
16 December 2020 Accenture has made a strategic investment and formed a strategic...

Permits granted for Vesterhav Syd and Nord
16 December 2020 On 14 December, the Danish Energy Agency approved Vattenfall's...

California needs up to 55 GW of long term storage
15 December 2020 By 2045, California will require the deployment of up to a 55 GW of...

Vestas and MHI close partnership agreement
15 December 2020 Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have closed an agreement...

Climate Ambition Summit – hugely encouraging signs for COP26
15 December 2020 At the Climate Ambition Summit held simultaneously in New York, Paris...

Roll-Royce to sell its nuclear I&C business
09 December 2020 Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement to sell its civil nuclear...

Siemens developing ‘wind to hydrogen’ project
09 December 2020 Siemens is developing the Brande Hydrogen project, the first in the world...

Vestas wins 534 MW order in Brazil
09 December 2020 Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and larger investors in the...

Ørsted takes FID on 430 MW solar PV project
09 December 2020 Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on the Old 300 Solar...

Gas-fired generation has increased in most US regions
08 December 2020 Natural gas-fired generation has generally increased in most U.S....

Denmark cancels new oil and gas permits
08 December 2020 The Danish parliament has announced that it will cancel all future...

Investment in green hydrogen production ‘set to exceed $1billion USD by 2023’
08 December 2020 The future for ‘green hydrogen’ is becoming clearer according to analysts...

Fusion power plant seeks home in the UK
02 December 2020 The UK government has invited UK regions and communities to put...

Uniper Heyden 4 to close at end 2020
02 December 2020 ‪‪‪‪‪As part of its aim to transform the company and complete...

Andritz to supply FGD plant to Tata Power in India
02 December 2020 Technology group Andritz has received an order from Tata Projects Ltd,...

EDF invites interest in DAC and H2 pilots
02 December 2020 EDF Energy subsidiary Nuclear New Build Generation Co, which owns...

CCS capacity sees 33% increase in 2020 – think tank report
01 December 2020 In findings released by international think tank the Global CCS...

German State to fund energy storage solution
01 December 2020 As part of its ‘progres.nrw’ funding programme, German state...

UK offshore wind pipeline falling short of 2030 target
01 December 2020 The latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Renewables pipeline...

World’s first 1 MW hydrogen engine begins field testing
01 December 2020 The recent initiation of field testing on the converted combined heat...

November 2020

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Ultra safe micro-nuclear ‘one step closer’
25 November 2020 The Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp reports that it continues to make...

Ansaldo unveils its first home grown GT36
25 November 2020 Ansaldo has achieved what it sees as a major landmark with the...

UK government seeks leadership in CCS
25 November 2020 A major component of the UK government’s recently announced 10-point...

UK’s ‘ambitious’ ten point Green Plan
25 November 2020 On 18 November UK prime minister Boris Johnson set out the...

A European strategy for offshore renewables
25 November 2020 The European Commission has unveiled the EU’s ‘Strategy on Offshore...

ORE Catapult to advance next-G blade manufacture
24 November 2020 The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has outlined its ambition...

GE HA order for Naepo CHP plant
24 November 2020 GE has secured an order to supply power generation equipment for Naepo...

The Biden plan to build a clean energy future
18 November 2020 US president-elect Joe Biden has set out his plans, under the slogan...

Record success in China for Rolls-Royce
18 November 2020 Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems has signed agreements for...

The Red Sea Project – aiming at 100 % renewables
18 November 2020 The Red Sea Development Company, the developer of what is said to be...

Siemens Energy to develop energy hub in Afghanistan
17 November 2020 Siemens Energy has signed a multi-phase agreement with Afghanistan...

Power firms to deliver underwater super-highway
17 November 2020 Three of the UK’s largest energy firms have confirmed that they...

R&D in hydrogen delivery – converting a natural gas pipeline
17 November 2020 Politics and business are increasingly turning to hydrogen as...

2020 could be a record year for US WTG build
17 November 2020 According to data collected by the U.S. Energy Information...

Rolls-Royce signs MoU with Exelon for compact NPPs
11 November 2020 Rolls-Royce and Exelon Generation have signed a Memorandum of...

Meghalaya state to modernise grid with ADB loan
11 November 2020 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $132.8 million loan...

GE and Harbin Electric contracted to boost China’s Greater Bay Area transition
11 November 2020 GE has received an order from Chinese state-owned power utility...

UK’s largest battery goes on line
11 November 2020 Gresham House Energy Storage Fund and flexible energy specialist...

Renewables are ‘defying the Covid crisis’ – IEA report
10 November 2020 Renewables will account for almost 90% of the increase in total...

Saft launches new energy storage hub
10 November 2020 Saft has opened a new manufacturing hub for energy storage solutions...

US power sector coal consumption falls dramatically
10 November 2020 From January to June 2020, the power sector consumed 184.8 million short...

Global security of supply – more effort needed
04 November 2020 A new IEA report from the International Energy Agency ‘Power Systems...

UK’s onshore wind pipeline ‘could supply 30 GW by 2030’
04 November 2020 New research by trade body RenewableUK shows that the total capacity...

Germany’s climate targets ‘depend on investment in grids’
04 November 2020 A study by RWTH Aachen University and Frontier Economics has quantified...

Ireland needs to double its RE capacity
04 November 2020 Findings from Cornwall Insight's 'All-Island forward curve' – a market...

ABB’s medium voltage converters gain UL certification
04 November 2020 ABB’s medium voltage PCS6000 converters have been awarded...

Vestas and MHI move closer
03 November 2020 Vestas Wind Systems and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have signed an...

CSP plant breaks African record
03 November 2020 ACWA Power, the prominent Saudi Arabian developer, investor and operator...

GE supplying ST for Australia’s new WtE plant
03 November 2020 GE Steam Power is to supply its renewable steam power technology for a...

October 2020

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50Hertz and Energinet inaugurate world’s first hybrid interconnector
28 October 2020 On 20 October, 50Hertz and the Danish system operator Energinet...

Record minimum demand levels across Australia
28 October 2020 Increasing uptake of rooftop solar (PV) systems coupled with changes...

GE’s Haliade-X WTG prototype reaches 13 MW
28 October 2020 GE Renewable Energy has announced that its Haliade-X prototype, said to...

Launch of Power System Transformation Consortium
27 October 2020 On 20 October during the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in...

Highview Power to develop giga-scale cryogenic energy storage projects
27 October 2020 Highview Power, prominent in long duration energy storage solutions,...

US utility-scale battery storage costs have fallen 70% in three years
27 October 2020 The average energy capacity cost of utility-scale battery storage in...

Vattenfall offers to sell Berlin grid
27 October 2020 Vattenfall has offered to sell to the State of Berlin all its shares...

GE and SB Energy embark on 327 MW wind power project in India
27 October 2020 GE Renewable Energy has been selected by SB Energy to supply, install...

New US record for RE consumption
21 October 2020 In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for...

10th birthday present for Nova Innovation
21 October 2020 Nova Innovation is celebrating its 10th birthday with the...

Energy PPA Price Index reveals Italy’s RE advance
21 October 2020 LevelTen, reportedly the world’s largest renewable energy marketplace,...

Voith awarded Mohmand dam project
21 October 2020 At the end of September China Gezhouba Group Corp and Voith Hydro...

American Hydro to modernise Keokuk plant
20 October 2020 American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a...

Hitachi ABB system for IFA2 interconnector
20 October 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids will be delivering its HVDC Light system for the...

Aggreko adds a solar rental option
20 October 2020 Aggreko has added rental solar to its offerings. The 1 MW PV solution...

Can the Covid-19 crisis reshape energy futures?
14 October 2020 It has been a tumultuous year for the global energy system. The...

Record European demand for RE – despite COVID-19
14 October 2020 New statistics from the Association of Issuing Bodies show that the...

GB could be net exporter of power by 2040s
14 October 2020 Interconnection with EU nations, regardless of trading...

Statkraft to double its Brazilian renewables presence
13 October 2020 Statkraft is ready to start construction of its Ventos de Santa Eugenia...

Power plant transition to zero-carbon hydrogen
13 October 2020 Long Ridge Energy Terminal (“Long Ridge”), located in Hannibal, Ohio,...

Baker Botts adds CCUS to its hydrogen practice
13 October 2020 Baker Botts LLP, a prominent international technology and energy law...

Vestas secures ninth intertidal wind project in Vietnam
13 October 2020 Vestas has received an order for a 29 MW wind project from the...

Greece sets ambitious targets to phase out coal by 2028
07 October 2020 Greece has committed €5 billion to phase-out the use of coal by 80% by...

GIG launches distributed energy venture
07 October 2020 Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG), Siemens Industry, and...

Mitsubishi to build 1400 MW GTCC PP in Thailand
07 October 2020 Mitsubishi Power, Ltd., a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...

Green ammonia project to be developed
07 October 2020 Ørsted, the prominent offshore wind developer, and Yara, said to be...

Scottish project patents ‘flat pack hydro’
06 October 2020 Carruthers Renewables has teamed up with the University of...

Hornsea Two offshore construction starts
06 October 2020 Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm has seen its first...

Global Offshore Wind 2020 - a virtual conference
06 October 2020 RenewableUK ‘s virtual conference and exhibition for the global offshore...

China aims at carbon neutrality before 2060
05 October 2020 China’s president Xi Jinping used his speech on 22 September, at the...

September 2020

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House passes Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act
30 September 2020 On 24 September, the US House of Representatives passed HR 4447, the...

Siemens to build CO₂-free hydrogen production plant
30 September 2020 Siemens Smart Infrastructure and WUN H2 GmbH signed a contract to build...

Hitachi ABB to acquire Pioneer Solutions
30 September 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has signed a definitive agreement to acquire...

Vattenfall opens first floating solar farm
30 September 2020 On 25 September Vattenfall officially opened its first floating solar...

Norwegian government launches ‘Longship’ CCS project
30 September 2020 In a White Paper to parliament submitted on 21 September, the...

MAN delivers molten-salt circuit for solar research at DLR
29 September 2020 The German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt;...

R-R to supply Bergen gas engines for Australian magnetite mine
29 September 2020 Rolls-Royce and its agent Penske Australia have signed a contract...

bp enters offshore wind market
23 September 2020 Oil giant bp (formerly BP) and Equinor have announced the formation of a...

GE to exit new build coal power market
23 September 2020 GE announced on 21 September that it intends to exit the new build coal...

A new power supply for Bangladesh
23 September 2020 Siemens Energy has won the contract to supply components for a new...

National Grid and TenneT to develop offshore wind links
23 September 2020 National Grid Ventures, the commercial development arm of National Grid...

Hornsea Two SOV launched in Turkey
23 September 2020 Wind energy developer Ørsted launched the latest addition to its fleet...

Ground-breaking carbon capture project
22 September 2020 Engineering major Worley has been awarded a contract to provide the...

Giant contract for a giant WTG
22 September 2020 Recently GE’s Haliade-X wind turbine set a world record by generating 288...

Hitachi abandons Anglesey NPP project
16 September 2020 Hitachi will confirm today, 16 September, that it has finally abandoned...

SP Energy Networks launches its biggest call for flexibility services
16 September 2020 SP Energy Networks in the UK has launched its largest ever tender...

Hitachi ABB wins offshore transformer contract
16 September 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has signed a significant purchase agreement with...

High pressure to ramp up electrification
15 September 2020 The Power Barometer, by European trade body Eurelectric, is a set of...

Hot testing starts at Chernobyl spent-fuel storage
15 September 2020 ‘Hot testing’ has started at the Interim Storage Facility 2 (ISF-2)...

Deep decarbonisation ‘still 15 years away’ – DNV GL forecast
15 September 2020 Although decarbonisation is rising rapidly up the agendas of industry...

GE secures HA GT order for Zainskaya PP
15 September 2020 GE has secured an order to supply power generation equipment for a...

First hydro-solar microgrid in Patagonia
15 September 2020 A run-of-river hydroelectric power station, photovoltaic installation,...

Natrium fast reactor claimed to offer cost savings
08 September 2020 On 2 September TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) launched...

Accelerated build rate required to meet UK Net Zero 2050 target
08 September 2020 A whitepaper by Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – shows...

World-first disaster recovery solution
08 September 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has pioneered what it believes is a...

$3.40 trillion to be invested in Renewables by 2030 – F&S report
08 September 2020 Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, ‘Growth Opportunities...

Siemens and Kineticor advance Canada’s gas policy
08 September 2020 Siemens Energy has been selected to provide its high efficiency gas...

GE wins equipment contract for Hsinta and Taichung projects
08 September 2020 GE International is the successful bidder for the 6500 MW Hsinta and...

$60 million loan from ADB for Uzbekistan hydro
08 September 2020 JSC Uzbekhydroenergo, Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and...

New AEM process for hydrogen production
02 September 2020 Chemical engineer Evonik reports that it has developed a novel anion...

Gas engine achieves highest efficiency in its class
02 September 2020 Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ new KG-18-T gas engine, fitted with...

Siemens’ big onshore win in Texas
02 September 2020 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded contracts for two...

Emerson to buy Open Systems International Inc.
01 September 2020 Emerson has agreed to acquire Open Systems International for $1.6 billion...

JERA goes for Ishikari public review
01 September 2020 JERA is planning to construct an offshore wind farm off Ishikari...

Vestas wins 409 MW order in Brazil
01 September 2020 Vestas has received a 409 MW order from the joint venture between...

Fabrication starts on Gravitricity’s storage demonstrator
01 September 2020 International winch specialists Huisman have begun fabrication of a...

August 2020

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Rolls-Royce launches Power Lab to drive future technologies
25 August 2020 Rolls-Royce with its Power Systems business has set up a new...

Asnæs wood waste power station inaugurated
25 August 2020 Asnæs power station can now supply green district heating to the Danish...

Wärtsilä to convert Brazilian power plant to gas
25 August 2020 Technology group Wärtsilä has contracted to convert a Brazilian power...

MPS to build full scale demonstrator device in Wales
25 August 2020 Following a successful crowdfunding campaign and obtaining funding from...

First solar plant to deliver grid services
25 August 2020 First Solar Inc. has announced that its 141 MW AC Luz del Norte PV...

World’s first smart fossil-free island
25 August 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ battery energy storage technology is being used...

Siemens first MW green hydrogen project in China
25 August 2020 Siemens Energy and Beijing Green Hydrogen Technology Development Co. Ltd,...

Wind and solar power double their global market share
19 August 2020 Wind and solar power accounted for almost 10% of the world’s...

London buses to become world’s largest vehicle-to-grid site
19 August 2020 A North London bus garage is set to become a 'virtual power...

Vestas secures final order for its largest V150-4.2 MW project in Germany
19 August 2020 Demonstrating the slow and step-by-step growth that currently...

Siemens delivers technology for seventh offshore wind farm connection
19 August 2020 Siemens Energy is to supply a new HVDC connection to the BorWin5...

Electricity demand slump hits Orsted’s earnings
19 August 2020 Danish wind giant Orsted reported an 18% drop in second-quarter earnings...

GE agreement with Walcha Energy to accelerate 500 MW pumped hydro storage project
18 August 2020 GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to...

Fortum initiates an EIA for Loviisa NPP
18 August 2020 Fortum has initiated an Environmental Impact Assessment procedure for...

Hornsea Two steelwork sets sail from Batam
18 August 2020 On 13th August, the heavy transport vessel (HTV) Big Lift Barentsz...

Coal-plant retirements in Europe outpace new capacity
12 August 2020 The size of the global coal fleet declined in the first half of 2020 for...

Renewables provided a third of UK electricity in 2019
12 August 2020 Renewable energy sources provided a record 37.1% of the UK’s electricity...

EPRI and GTI launch low-carbon initiative
12 August 2020 The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Gas Technology...

The future of renewables in Northern Ireland
12 August 2020 A Cornwall Insight and Ionic Consulting report that was commissioned by...

Vestas first to reach 100 GW of WTGs under service
12 August 2020 Renewables are on track to become the foundation of the global energy...

46 GW increase in renewables required by 2030
12 August 2020 Forecasts from analyst Cornwall Insight’s ‘Benchmark power curve’...

Elcogen to commercialise SOFC system for Korean market
12 August 2020 Elcogen, the European manufacturer of what is claimed to be the world’s...

NYPA and Siemens cybersecurity collaboration
05 August 2020 The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Siemens Energy have announced a...

MAN outlines restructuring programme
05 August 2020 To maintain its future viability, MAN Energy Solutions has decided on...

Shetland link supplier announced
05 August 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has won the order from Scottish and...

Emerson and MHPS digital collaboration
05 August 2020 Emerson and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas are joining forces...

Modernisation of Kadyrinskaya hydro completed
04 August 2020 Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy has announced that the three-year project...

Construction of megabattery gets under way
04 August 2020 Pacific Gas & Electric and Tesla have begun construction of a 182.5 MW/...

Endesa to install 8500 vehicle charging points
04 August 2020 The European Investment Bank and Endesa are joining forces to...

EIB backing for battery gigafactory
03 August 2020 The European Investment Bank has entered into a $350 million loan...

July 2020

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30% growth in global offshore wind projects
29 July 2020 New research published by RenewableUK shows that the global pipeline...

Siemens secures final order to complete Cabo Leones cluster
29 July 2020 Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order from Ibereólica Renovables, a...

Engie, EDPR launch Ocean Winds
28 July 2020 Engie and EDPR have officially launched Ocean Winds (OW), their new...

WindFloat Atlantic powers up
28 July 2020 The 25 MW WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore wind farm is fully...

EGP starts Lily construction
28 July 2020 Enel Green Power (EGP has started construction of the Lily solar +...

PKN completes offshore study
28 July 2020 Polish firm PKN Orlen has completed the environmental study for a...

EIB is backing CCGT in Greece
28 July 2020 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged €125 million of...

TAQA closes on 2.4 GW plant financing
22 July 2020 Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) has reached financial close on...

DOE backs flexible CCS
22 July 2020 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $11.5 million in funding...

Ingeteam selected for Whitelee battery
22 July 2020 ScottishPower Renewables, which is part of the Spanish Iberdrola Group,...

Green light for Scottish island link
22 July 2020 UK energy regulator Ofgem has given the go-ahead for the construction of...

Green hydrogen costs falling
22 July 2020 Analysis by IHS Markit suggests that the production of “green” hydrogen...

Vestas secures 101 MW order B&T Wind Farm
22 July 2020 Vestas has been awarded a 101 MW order with AMI AC Renewables Corporation,...

Hybrid LPG/LFO fuelled plant for US Virgin Islands
22 July 2020 Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to deliver a ‘state-of-the-art’...

EU sets out its plans for the energy system of the future
15 July 2020 The European Commission has set out its strategies for achieving...

German government passes coal exit law
15 July 2020 Following an agreement in January resulting from months of talks with...

Polish government revises offshore wind plans
14 July 2020 Poland has revised its draft offshore wind energy regulations to...

E.On sells Innogy’s Czech retail business
14 July 2020 E.On has reached an agreement with MVM Group for the sale of Innogy...

200 MW Wärtsilä plant heads for Andes
14 July 2020 Technology group Wärtsilä has won a contract to supply a 200 MW...

Endesa aims for island decarbonisation
14 July 2020 Endesa has put forward proposals to decarbonise Spain’s island territories...

Poland orders boost Vestas
14 July 2020 Poland has received orders for 166 MW of wind turbine capacity from...

Longest subsea link reaches construction milestone
08 July 2020 National Grid and Statnett report that North Sea Link, a 1.4 GW, 720...

Doosan wins contracts for Gimpo CHP plant
08 July 2020 Doosan has signed dual contracts with Korea Western Power Co. for the...

Magnora and Kustvind to accelerate Sydkustens project
07 July 2020 Norwegian company Magnora and its Swedish partner Kustvind say they...

First turbine spins at SeaMade
07 July 2020 Belgium’s SeaMade offshore wind farm has generated first power. The 487...

Enso and GIG seal 1 GW storage, solar deal
07 July 2020 Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy have announced...

Black & Veatch to assist Orbital
07 July 2020 Orbital Marine Power has appointed Black & Veatch as Lead Engineering...

Iberdrola buys into French onshore wind
07 July 2020 Iberdrola has finalised the acquisition of renewable energy company...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids commences operations
03 July 2020 In accordance with the agreement signed in December 2018, Hitachi Ltd and...

Unique free-to-all tidal assessment
01 July 2020 Black & Veatch believes that tidal stream energy has made a further...

Community partnership to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind project
01 July 2020 Windpark Zeewolde B.V., Vestas and Rabobank have closed contracts for...

SuedLink contracts awarded to Prysmian and NKT
01 July 2020 German TSOs TenneT and TransnetBW have selected NKT and Prysmian to...

June 2020

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USA sees falling PV costs
30 June 2020 System costs for solar photovoltaics (PV) are falling rapidly in the...

Drax partners with Mitsubishi to scale up CCS
30 June 2020 Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have confirmed plans to install...

Gore Street bolsters UK portfolio
30 June 2020 Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has secured a 131 MW project portfolio in...

Growing cyber threat to renewable energy assets
30 June 2020 Renewable energy asset owners relying more heavily on digital systems...

Iberdrola moves in on Swedish offshore wind sector
30 June 2020 Iberdrola has signed a deal to make majority acquisitions in eight...

A new giant for the North Sea
24 June 2020 Siemens Gamesa has received a conditional order for 100 units of its...

World’s first commercial-scale liquid air energy storage
24 June 2020 Developer Carlton Power has entered into a joint venture agreement...

Industry backs ORE Catapult’s floating offshore wind centre
24 June 2020 Ten of the most prominent offshore energy organisations have joined...

Ideol teams up for international floating venture
23 June 2020 Ideol, JERA and Ademe Investissement have set up an investment...

Denmark approves 4 GW energy island
23 June 2020 Denmark has given the green light for the development of two energy...

Enlight signs up for 312 MW Spanish finance
23 June 2020 Enlight Renewable Energy has secured the finance for the 312 MW Gecama...

Lithuania identifies offshore zone
23 June 2020 The government of Lithuania has identified the location of the...

SSE sets up Viking investment
23 June 2020 SSE Renewables has taken a final investment decision for the 443 MW...

‘Power bridge’ to connect Crete to mainland Greece
16 June 2020 A consortium led by Siemens Gas and Power has been awarded a turnkey...

Ocean Energy wins SELKIE tender
16 June 2020 The SELKIE cross-border project aiming to boost the marine energy industry...

Irsching 4 and 5 gas power plants restarted
16 June 2020 Uniper, N-ERGIE, Mainova and ENTEGA, the owners of the Irsching 5 gas...

Masdar inks 500 MW Uzbek deal
16 June 2020 Renewable energy firm Masdar has signed a deal with the government...

Norway opens offshore wind areas
16 June 2020 Norway has announced plans to open two major offshore wind areas...

Portugal gears up for solar auction
16 June 2020 Portugal is preparing to launch a 700 MW solar tender that it delayed...

Neoen to build largest battery in Nordics
16 June 2020 Neoen has announced plans to build a 30 MW/30 MWh battery energy...

Eneco seals new wind PPA
16 June 2020 A major onshore wind repowering project in the Netherlands has signed a...

Pandemic – a ‘historic shock’ to the global gas market
10 June 2020 The combination of the Covid-19 crisis and an exceptionally mild winter...

Vestas wins two major orders in China
10 June 2020 Vestas has secured a 50 MW order from a new customer, China Three...

Ørsted marks offshore milestone
09 June 2020 Green energy company Ørsted has completed installation of the first of...

Adani clinches ‘record’ 8 GW solar deal
09 June 2020 Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has been awarded a $6 billion contract...

Minesto reports Faroe project progress
09 June 2020 Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the first offshore...

Enercon secures financing for business turnaround
09 June 2020 German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon has secured long-term financing...

‘Revolutionary’ Nova turbine is market ready
09 June 2020 Tidal energy company Nova Innovation has successfully completed a project...

‘One share for two’ Siemens Energy shares
04 June 2020 Siemens AG has published key details of the spin-off of its energy...

Hinkley Point C second reactor base completed
04 June 2020 Work on the 49 000 tonne base for the second reactor at EDF Energy’s...

WindFloat Atlantic approaches the finishing line
04 June 2020 The third and final floating platform of the WindFloat Atlantic offshore...

UK solar giant given go-ahead
04 June 2020 The UK government has granted permission for the construction of a 350...

MHI Vestas inks Seagreen deal
04 June 2020 MHI Vestas has signed a conditional agreement with SSE Renewables to...

Fécamp partners start construction
04 June 2020 EDF, Enbridge and wpd have started construction of the Fécamp offshore...

EDF buys into Chinese offshore wind projects
04 June 2020 French group EDF has sealed its commitment to the growing Chinese...

May 2020

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New report highlights crucial role of renewable hydrogen in UK
27 May 2020 Renewable hydrogen has a key role to play in the UK’s successful...

German government may take a share in TenneT
27 May 2020 TSO Tennet and the Dutch and German governments are reported to be...

Nexans wins Crete connector contract
27 May 2020 Nexans has been awarded a €1.6bn contract to design, manufacture and...

Tauron delays Jaworzno start up
27 May 2020 Polish energy company Tauron has delayed commercial operations at its 910...

EDL commissions 56 MW Australian hybrid
27 May 2020 Global energy firm EDL has completed the 56 MW Agnew hybrid renewable...

Court rejects appeal over Drax plans
27 May 2020 Britain’s High Court has ruled that planning permission granted to...

Commission green lights biomass scheme
27 May 2020 The European Commission has approved a state aid scheme designed to...

Wind sector tackles recycling
27 May 2020 Europe’s wind energy sector says that innovation and cross-industry...

Siemens launches a new offshore giant
20 May 2020 Siemens Gamesa has announced the development of a 14 MW SG 14-222 DD...

EDP sells two Spanish plants
20 May 2020 Portugal’s EDP has agreed to sell two Spanish combined-cycle gas...

Historic decision for CO2 storage
20 May 2020 Equinor, Shell and Total have decided to invest in the Northern...

Vattenfall launches 1.225 MWh battery pack
20 May 2020 Vattenfall and Northvolt has launched a new battery energy storage...

ADB finances Thai wind and battery project
20 May 2020 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a THB235.55 million...

EPH to build new gas capacity at Kilroot
20 May 2020 Czech-based power company Energeticky a Prumyslovy Holding (EPH)...

German government reaches agreement on distance rule
20 May 2020 Germany’s coalition government says that it will be up to individual...

Wärtsilä and Uniper plan Bremen CHP
20 May 2020 Wärtsilä and Uniper have been contracted to deliver a 105 MW combined...

Vestas breaks WTG installation record
13 May 2020 Vestas has become the first wind turbine manufacturer to install more than...

BP explores Oz hydrogen investment
13 May 2020 BP has announced plans to start a feasibility study into a green...

Floating wind players join new committee
13 May 2020 Several leading players in the growing floating offshore wind energy...

Germany expands its offshore wind ambitions
13 May 2020 Germany has pledged to expand its offshore wind target for 2030 from 15 GW...

690 MW Nevada solar-storage project approved
13 May 2020 The US federal government has given final approval for the...

Gravitricity to build its first gravity storage demonstrator
13 May 2020 Edinburgh energy storage start-up Gravitricity has signed a land...

Bombora and ORE Catapult to develop co-located floating renewables
13 May 2020 Wave energy developer Bombora has joined forces with the Offshore...

MAN steam turbines for CHP plant in Leipzig
13 May 2020 MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded the contract for two MST050...

Eneco joins the PosHYdon project
06 May 2020 Eneco has joined as a partner in Neptune Energy’s PosHYdon hydrogen...

Sengwa project is making progress
06 May 2020 Rio Energy has announced that China Gezhouba Group Corp (CGGC) will assist...

Valmet wins Polish biomass conversion
06 May 2020 Valmet has received an order from Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów-Adamów-Konin...

Wärtsilä to deliver 70 MW California storage
06 May 2020 Technology group Wärtsilä is to deliver a 70 MW energy storage and...

Dutch assess subsidy-free offshore tender
06 May 2020 Holland’s Enterprise Agency (RVO) is assessing “multiple”...

Wärtsilä gas engines to burn 100% hydrogen
05 May 2020 The technology group Wärtsilä reports that it is developing the...

Solar PV continues its upward trend
05 May 2020 The IEA solar section, PVPS, published its latest ‘Snapshot’ report on...

Covid-19: energy demand and emissions fall across Europe
05 May 2020 Research from analyst Cornwall Insight has investigated the impact on...

April 2020

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TGP signs up WPD for 600 MW wind array
29 April 2020 Taiwan Green Power (TGP) and WPD have signed an agreement jointly to...

Valmet on target in Tampere
29 April 2020 Valmet has won a contract to deliver a biomass boiler plant to...

Greencoat UK buys 240 MW wind farm
29 April 2020 Greencoat UK Wind and Vattenfall have sealed a partnership to build the...

IRENA calls for “resilient’ renewable recovery
29 April 2020 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that a continued...

Mongolia wins ADB support
29 April 2020 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will support the uptake of renewable...

Ofgem approves 600 MW Shetland link
29 April 2020 Ofgem has approved a proposal by Scottish and Southern Electricity...

Japanese power segment's first dual-fuel engines
29 April 2020 MAN Energy Solutions has been commissioned by Kawasaki Heavy Industries...

ORE Catapult testing resumes
29 April 2020 The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre...

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22 April 2020

ABB partners with China’s state grid
22 April 2020 ABB’s Power Grids business has won several major orders to supply...

Renewables’ share rises to all-time high in Germany
22 April 2020 Renewables covered around 52% of gross power consumed in Germany during...

Shell outlines its net zero ambitions
21 April 2020 Oil giant Shell has made a pledge to cut emissions from its operations to...

Sweden closes its last coal plant
21 April 2020 Sweden has closed its last coal-fired power plant, making it the...

Uzbekistan makes 100 MW wind call
21 April 2020 Uzbekistan’s government has issued a request for proposals for a 100...

Vattenfall inks HKZ grid connection agreement
21 April 2020 Vattenfall and TenneT have signed an agreement for the offshore...

Wärtsilä wins LatAm contracts
21 April 2020 Wärtsilä has been awarded full EPC contracts for two power plants in...

Virginia accelerates energy transition
15 April 2020 Virginia’s governor has signed legislation aimed at accelerating the...

Siemens Gamesa restarts production in Spain
15 April 2020 Siemens Gamesa has been able to restart production at its production sites...

ITM and Ørsted investigate H2 technology options
15 April 2020 ITM Power and Ørsted have embarked on a design project integrating a...

Eskom curtails wind energy
15 April 2020 Wind energy operators in South Africa are seeking legal advice after...

Developers boost Morlais tidal ambitions
15 April 2020 Three tidal stream turbine developers have agreed to deploy technology at...

MHPS syncs T-Point 2 to the grid
15 April 2020 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has begun the commissioning phase of...

GE to supply HA combined cycle units to Dolna Odra
15 April 2020 GE is to supply two high-efficiency and low emission power units for...

First fire achieved for first SGT6-9000HL
08 April 2020 Siemens Energy has achieved a major milestone for its HL class engine...

Vestas to supply Japan’s first major offshore project
08 April 2020 Vestas is to supply 33 V117-4.2MW typhoon variant turbines for the...

GWEC sets up Covid-19 response hub
08 April 2020 The GWEC hub has been set up to co-ordinate information and responses to...

Renewables outpaced fossil fuels in 2019
08 April 2020 New data shows that renewable energy continues to outpace fossil fuels...

French auction schedule is revised
08 April 2020 The French government has revised its schedule for upcoming renewable...

Greek auction boosts Quantum’s momentum
07 April 2020 Quantum Energy and Enora have secured the only contract for onshore...

Innogy plans Kaskasi build
07 April 2020 Innogy has paved the way for the construction of its third German...

Market turbulence delays Portuguese auction
07 April 2020 Portugal’s government has postponed a 700 MW solar PV tender planned for April.

Covid-19: power demand is recovering in China
01 April 2020 A report from IHS Markit suggests that China, which has experienced...

Vestas secures fourth intertidal wind project in Vietnam
01 April 2020 Vestas has secured its fourth intertidal project in Vietnam with a 29...

Siemens’ first order for 170-metre rotor onshore turbine
01 April 2020 Siemens will deliver eight units of its SG 5.8-170 to Danish developer...

Acciona to build giant wind farm in Queensland
01 April 2020 Acciona has announced plans to start construction of a 1026 MW wind farm...

Covid-19 – UK Energy sector seeks coronavirus support
01 April 2020 Energy companies in the UK have asked the government for financial backing...

Eni commissions its first wind project
01 April 2020 Italian oil firm Eni has commissioned its first wind farm, the 48 MW...

Iberdrola and EDF plan floating wind demo
01 April 2020 Iberdrola and EDF have announced plans to build a floating offshore...

Covid-19 – production lines critical, says WindEurope
01 April 2020 WindEurope has called on European governments to allow continued operation...

March 2020

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Growth in energy storage slowing – new report
25 March 2020 A new report from EASE and Delta-EE shows that that the European...

Support for USA’s largest offshore wind project
25 March 2020 Ramboll has been chosen by Dominion Energy to support development...

IEA calls for clean energy response in wake of COVID-19 crisis
25 March 2020 The International Energy Agency says that governments should put clean...

Coronavirus drives wind market downgrade
25 March 2020 The coronavirus pandemic is expected to have a widespread impact on...

European tidal generation jumps 50 %
25 March 2020 European tidal stream projects generated 50 per cent more electricity in...

Foresight and Belltown join forces
25 March 2020 Foresight Group and Belltown power have created a joint venture to...

Offshore wind sees record 2019
25 March 2020 The global offshore wind industry installed a record 6.1 GW of new...

TEPCO and Ørsted form offshore wind JV
18 March 2020 TEPCO and Ørsted are to form a joint venture company, Choshi Offshore...

Fortum’s majority investment in Uniper cleared
18 March 2020 The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service has informed Fortum that the...

CBI seeks research bids
18 March 2020 The Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI) has issued a new request...

Hywind clears state aid hurdle
18 March 2020 The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has given the green light for...

Pandemic 'is delaying wind supply chains'
18 March 2020 he current Covid-19 pandemic is likely to result in delays in the...

MHPS set for IPA hydrogen build
18 March 2020 USA-based Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) has awarded Mitsubishi...

RTE announces capacity market results
18 March 2020 French transmission operator RTE has announced the winners of 7-year...

'Net Zero by 2050 is possible’ – Energy Systems Catapult
11 March 2020 A new report by the Energy Systems Catapult has found that a UK target...

Uzbekistan shortlists 54 solar bidders
11 March 2020 Uzbekistan’s government has shortlisted 54 companies interested in bidding...

LIPA launches battery tender
11 March 2020 The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has kicked off a tender to...

Iberdrola ramps up Saint Brieuc control
11 March 2020 Iberdrola has signed a deal to take full control of French offshore wind...

Elecnor wins Ghent biomass contract
11 March 2020 Elecnor is to build a biomass-fired combined heat and power plant in the...

EIB backs Pomeranian wind farm
11 March 2020 Ignitis Group has signed a financing deal with the European Investment...

Green hydrogen refinery to be built in Rotterdam
11 March 2020 CEA, Neste, Paul Wurth, ENGIE and Sunfire have announced a...

Breakthrough in ceramic fuel cell technology
04 March 2020 Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have discovered a new family...

Iren signs €180 m Turbigo CCGT extension contract
04 March 2020 Iren S.p.A. has signed an EPC contract with Ansaldo Energia for a 430...

Drax to end coal generation
04 March 2020 Drax has announced plans to end coal generation at its Yorkshire power...

E.On plans Malmö deep heat plant
04 March 2020 E.On has announced plans to build a €5.4 million deep geothermal power...

NortH2 green hydrogen project takes shape
04 March 2020 A consortium of Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell Nederland has...

Polish associations work on sector agreement
04 March 2020 Two Polish wind energy associations are joining forces to create an...

UK plans back onshore wind and solar
04 March 2020 The UK government has confirmed plans to once again allow onshore wind...

February 2020

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Terna initiates power system upgrade
27 February 2020 Ansaldo Energia and ABB have won a 70 million euro order from Terna...

Uniper sells stake in Schkopau lignite-fired PP
27 February 2020 Uniper has signed an agreement with Saale Energie GmbH (Saale Energie)...

Uzbekistan seeks solar investment EoI
26 February 2020 Uzbekistan is looking for developers interested in building up to 400 MW...

Sumitomo backs Highview tech
26 February 2020 Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) has announced a $46 million investment...

Pivot order boosts Wärtsilä
26 February 2020 Pivot Power has placed an order with technology group Wärtsilä to deliver...

UK funds hydrogen plants
26 February 2020 The UK government has announced £30 million of funding for five...

IEA reviews German energy policies
26 February 2020 The International Energy Agency (IEA) has praised Germany’s efforts...

Global carbon dioxide emissions flatlined in 2019 – IEA
19 February 2020 The latest data provides grounds for optimism that emissions can...

First Cummins gas gen in a greenhouse setting
19 February 2020 Belgian horticultural company Varegro is using a Cummins HSK78G gas...

EFW project reaches financial close
19 February 2020 The partners behind a 42 MW energy from waste (EFW) project in the UK...

MHI Vestas wins 300 MW Taiwan contract
19 February 2020 MHI Vestas has been selected as the preferred turbine supplier for the 300...

Construction of Karakurt dam completed
19 February 2020 Energo-Pro reports that it has started filling the reservoir of the...

Europe 'falling short on wind' – Wind Europe
19 February 2020 European countries are not building enough wind energy capacity to...

Alberta green-lights 900 MW at Cascade
19 February 2020 Authorities in Canada’s Alberta province have given the go-ahead for...

ABB pioneers new Statcom technology
13 February 2020 ABB’s Power Grids business has completed the installation of the...

Assystem awarded  ITER contract
13 February 2020 Assystem, the world’s second largest nuclear engineering organisation,...

EU project to develop improved turbine design
12 February 2020 An EU-funded project has been launched to help improve the performance...

Total targets 2 GW in Spain
12 February 2020 Total has announced plans to build 2 GW of solar energy capacity in Spain.

Neoen preps for Culcairn build
12 February 2020 French renewables developer Neoen has submitted the Environmental...

Equinor launches climate roadmap
12 February 2020 Equinor has pledged to expand its renewable energy portfolio tenfold over...

Cambodia green lights new coal capacity
12 February 2020 Cambodia is set to start building almost 1 GW of new coal-fired...

Record decline in EU power plant emissions in 2019
06 February 2020 In 2019, the EU electricity sector emitted 12 % less CO2 than in 2018,...

Americas wind installations have risen 12%
06 February 2020 The latest data released by the GWEC shows that 13 427 MW of wind...

Total offloads French renewables
05 February 2020 French oil major Total has sold a 50 per cent stake in a 143 MW portfolio...

New partner joins Estonian offshore venture
05 February 2020 International offshore contractor Van Oord has signed an agreement with...

French PPE boosts offshore wind ambition
05 February 2020 The French government has proposed more ambitious targets for offshore...

EBRD funds Kiyikoy expansion
05 February 2020 The EBRD is funding a project to expand the Kiyikoy wind farm in...

Elgin funds UK developments
05 February 2020 Elgin Energy has secured £4.7 million of capital from Irish investors for...

January 2020

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Fortum to close its last CHP coal boiler in Stockholm
29 January 2020 Fortum's will close its last coal-fired boiler for electricity and...

Voith Hydro to carry out Bridge River generator replacement
29 January 2020 BC Hydro has awarded a contract for work on the Bridge River Powerhouse...

MHI Vestas installs flagship WTG prototype
29 January 2020 MHI Vestas has completed installation of a 9.5 MW turbine prototype at...

Wessex Archaeology launches offshore venture
29 January 2020 Archaeological services firm Wessex Archaeology has launched a new...

Wärtsilä wins SE Asian storage contract
29 January 2020 Wärtsilä has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)...

Planners approve Greengate solar farm
29 January 2020 Local planners in Alberta, Canada, have given the go-ahead for...

Galp takes the lead in Iberian solar
29 January 2020 Portuguese oil and gas firm Galp has sealed a deal to acquire 2.9 GW of...

Cost is ‘biggest barrier’ for vehicle-to-grid electrification
23 January 2020 The London based ‘Vehicle-to-grid’ (V2G) demonstrator project, E-Flex, on...

Germany sets 2038 deadline for end of coal
23 January 2020 Germany’s government has reached agreement with regional leaders on...

Total pioneers solar in Qatar
23 January 2020 Total has won a contract to develop Qatar’s first large-scale solar power plant.