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December 2018

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Carbon emissions set to rise in 2018
05 December 2018 Analysis by the International Energy Agency points to a setback for...

Teesside CCGT+CCUS plan progresses
05 December 2018 Carbon capture has taken an important step forward in the UK with...

Polish auction awards onshore wind contracts
05 December 2018 Poland has revived its onshore wind energy sector with an auction awarding...

Orsted sets out new green goals
05 December 2018 Danish energy giant Orsted has set out new, ambitious goals for its...

Nexans wins Greek island interconnection contract
05 December 2018 Nexans has won the contract for the installation of submarine cable...

Carlyle buys Emera plants
05 December 2018 Carlyle Power Partners has sealed a deal with Canadian firm Emera to...

Cleve Hill seeks 350 MW consent
05 December 2018 Developers of a 350 MW solar and energy storage project in the UK...

November 2018

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Is CCUS still in the energy mix?
27 November 2018 In a new report, the Energy Technologies Institute asks if carbon...

Australian agency boosts energy storage funds
26 November 2018 The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has signed an agreement with the...

Orbital unveils new tidal turbine
26 November 2018 Orbital Marine Power has revealed the design of its upcoming...

Rice returns
26 November 2018 GE has announced a new senior management team for its power segment, which...

Smart solar plan announced for coal site
26 November 2018 Energy group Engie has announced plans to convert the site of a retired...

Blue Circle and AC Energy plan Vietnam wind venture
26 November 2018 Renewable energy developer The Blue Circle has signed a strategic...

Mitsubishi wins order for energy storage system in Japan
26 November 2018 Mitsubishi Electric has won an order to supply the energy management...

Energy trends show mixed signals – IEA report
19 November 2018 The International Energy Agency (IEA) says that there are “mixed...

EU parliament gives green light to new targets
19 November 2018 The European Parliament has given its approval to a set of new targets...

UK Capacity Market is on hold
19 November 2018 The General EU Court of Justice has annulled the Commission’s decision not...

ABB to enable world’s first HVDC grid
19 November 2018 The Zhangbei propsed HVDC grid in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area of China...

'Market conditions' halt Tilbury project
19 November 2018 RWE says it has decided to freeze the development of the 2500 MW...

ADB supports Mongolian renewables
19 November 2018 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to support...

Hive joins Shanghai Electric for Cuban PV
19 November 2018 Solar power project developer Hive Energy has joined forces with SE...

Global nuclear capacity reaches 400 GWe
10 November 2018 Global operable nuclear capacity exceeded 400 GWe for the first time on...

Germany’s renewables cover attains new record
10 November 2018 Renewable energy sources met 38 % of Germany¹s gross power requirement in...

WEMO report indicates climate aims challenged by economic growth
10 November 2018 Capgemini's latest world energy market report underlines China’s role as...

South Korea plans 4 GW renewables complex
10 November 2018 The Korean government has announced plans for the construction of a 3...

French offshore wind farms approved
10 November 2018 Offshore wind development company Eoliennes en Mer Iles d’Yeu et...

Senvion and Toshiba form strategic alliance
10 November 2018 Toshiba Energy Systems and Senvion have finalised a strategic alliance...

Akuo reaches financial close on Kita
10 November 2018 Renewable energy developer Akuo Energy has reached financial close for...

Floating wind farm achieves first power
10 November 2018 The developers of the Kincardine offshore wind farm say the project...

Canada invests in fusion technology
01 November 2018 The Canadian government has announced a US$37.5m investment in...

Innogy and Shell collaborate on floating technology
01 November 2018 Innogy and Shell have signed an agreement with Stiesdal Offshore...

GWEC creates new offshore wind taskforce
01 November 2018 The Global Wind Energy Council has created a taskforce dedicated...

Lake Turkana up and running
01 November 2018 The Lake Turkana wind farm in Kenya is expected to be fully operational...

Arkona offshore wind farm completed
01 November 2018 E.On and Equinor have completed installation of turbines at the...

First power from Europe’s largest onshore wind farm
01 November 2018 Owner’s engineer Wood Group has announced that the Markbygden ETT...

Pöyry wins contract for CCGT project
01 November 2018 Gulf Energy Development Co (GED) and Mitsui & Co have awarded Pöyry...

First Kincardine floating WTG starts operations
01 November 2018 Power has started arriving on the coast of Scotland from what will be...

Siemens secures 176.8 MW order for wind projects in India
01 November 2018 Siemens Gamesa has secured two wind orders from ReNew Power, India’s...

October 2018

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IPCC report issues stark warning on global temperature rise
23 October 2018 A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)...

Global gas turbine market set to decline over the next four years
23 October 2018 The global gas turbines market value is estimated to be $6.84bn in...

Siemens Gamesa is preferred supplier for  900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind project
23 October 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been named preferred...

ScottishPower goes 100% green
23 October 2018 UK utility ScottishPower has announced plans for the complete shut down...

World Bank pulls out of Kosovo coal project
23 October 2018 The future of a planned 500 MW coal-fired power plant is in doubt after...

Start up of China's first CSP array
23 October 2018 The 50 MW Delingha 50 MW solar thermal power plant has been put...

The Colorado Bend saga – latest from GE
16 October 2018 GE has issued an announcement about the latest position regarding...

World Bank unveils energy storage investment drive
16 October 2018 he World Bank is to invest $1 billion in a new programme to...

Orsted acquires Deepwater Wind
16 October 2018 Orsted has signed an agreement with D. E. Shaw Group to buy the...

Statkraft acquires Element Power Group
16 October 2018 Statkraft has boosted its position in Ireland’s and the UK’s renewable...

Rolls Royce invests in storage start-up
16 October 2018 Rolls-Royce is investing in Berlin-based start-up company Qinous GmbH,...

Innogy starts Limondale build
16 October 2018 Innogy has started construction of Australia’s largest solar photovoltaic plant.

Macquarie backs giant renewables project
16 October 2018 Macquarie has announced plans to invest in a proposed 11 GW wind and...

UKPR expands Fluence deal
16 October 2018 UK Power Reserve (UKPR) has awarded a contract for the construction of...

Vineyard reaches community deal
16 October 2018 Developers of the USA’s first large-scale offshore wind farm have reached...

Hub coal plant on track
16 October 2018 Construction of a 1320 MW coal fired power plant in Hub, Pakistan is on...

Encavis invests in Spanish solar
16 October 2018 Encavis has sealed a deal to buy a 300 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power...

First synchronization at Noor Ouarzazate III
08 October 2018 Sener has announced that it is ready to start final tests at the...

SSE ups offshore wind ambition
08 October 2018 SSE has taken full ownership of Seagreen Wind Energy Limited, developer of...

ADB supports Mongolian distributed energy system
08 October 2018 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $40 million loan for a...

Statkraft sets out renewable targets
08 October 2018 Statkraft says it will invest around NOK10 billion ($1.2 billion, €1...

Renault launches storage programme
08 October 2018 Car maker Renault has announced plans to build a large-scale energy...

September 2018

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Global energy investment set to fall – DNV
21 September 2018 Global spending on energy as a proportion of economic output is set to...

Rolls-Royce launches new range of medium speed V-engines
21 September 2018 Rolls-Royce has launched a V-line version of its new B33:45 liquid fuel...

Oyster Creek NPP closes down
21 September 2018 After over 49 years in service the single unit  Oyster Creek...

GIP buys Hornsea stake
21 September 2018 Orsted has signed an agreement to sell a 50 % stake in the...

Marubeni to cut coal-fired capacity
21 September 2018 Marubeni has pledged to cut its portfolio of coal-fired power plants in...

Enel expands Cremzow storage
21 September 2018 Enel Green Power has started construction on a project to expand the...

Eskom is running low on coal
21 September 2018 South African utility Eskom has asked consumers to conserve energy...

UK fossil fuel generation records tumble
14 September 2018 UK fossil fuel generation fell to record lows in August for the...

Wind sector growth “on track” – WindEurope
14 September 2018 Wind energy capacity in Europe is on track to grow at an average of...

California's Clean Energy bill “a major step forward”
14 September 2018 On 10 September, governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 100, a bill...

Scotland’s first utility-scale battery inaugurated
14 September 2018 The modernisation of Scotland’s energy network has taken a  big step...

Sharp expands its PV business into Africa
14 September 2018 Sharp has announced the expansion of its solar energy solutions business...

Waratah proposes new coal plant
14 September 2018 Australian coal mining firm Waratah Coal has put forward proposals for...

Eolus expands into the USA
14 September 2018 Swedish renewable energy developer Eolus has made its first move into the...

Acciona wins Mortlake bid
14 September 2018 Acciona says it will start construction in 2019 of a 157 MW wind farm...

Bolivia's largest solar farm opened
14 September 2018 Bolivia has officially inaugurated its largest solar farm, a 60...

EU flagship tidal energy project gets green light
06 September 2018 The €20 million flagship EU tidal energy project, Enabling Future Arrays...

RenewableUK warns of threat to onshore investment
06 September 2018 Industry body RenewableUK has warned that the future growth of the...

ORE Catapult awarded 10-year R&D extension
06 September 2018 The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has been awarded a consent...

Irish grid gives renewables go-ahead
06 September 2018 Over 1400 MW of renewables and energy storage capacity has been approved...

Construction of new US gas plant gets under way
06 September 2018 US energy company DTE Energy has started construction of a new $1...

First phase bid process complete for Kosovo e Re
06 September 2018 ContourGlobal and the government of Kosovo have completed the initial...

Ørsted opens Walney Extension
06 September 2018 Ørsted has officially opened its Walney Extension project, the...

Innogy confirms Triton Knoll milestone
06 September 2018 nnogy has announced financial close for its 860 MW Triton Knoll offshore...

August 2018

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California assembly votes for decarbonisation
31 August 2018 The California State Assembly passed on 28 August a historic bill that...

ABB to enable the world’s largest digital substation
31 August 2018 ABB is to enable the world’s largest digital substation with the upgrade...

Equinor is considering offshore wind for oil platforms
31 August 2018 Equinor says it is considering the possibility of powering oil and...

Macquarie buys solar portfolio in Mexico
31 August 2018 Macquarie Infrastructure and real Assets has acquired a 90 % stake in a...

German banks back Primorskaya project
31 August 2018 DTEK Renewables has raised €90 million in debt financing for the...

Sumitomo buys Northwester 2 stake
31 August 2018 The Sumitomo Corporation has acquired a 30 % stake in Northwester 2,...

Orsted signs Changhua contracts
31 August 2018 Orsted is building its supply chain in Taiwan in preparation for...

MAN Diesel & Turbo realigns itself
22 August 2018 MAN Diesel & Turbo has renamed itself MAN Energy Solutions in a move that...

Wärtsilä is making significant investment in Finland
22 August 2018 Wärtsilä is building a new centre of research, product development...

Sempra moves to wrap up Oncor acquisition
22 August 2018 Sempra is making a public stock offering of $1.6 billion to help wrap up...

SECI has cancelled 2 GW wind tender
22 August 2018 The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has cancelled a tender for 2...

MHPS completes Jawa 2
22 August 2018 MHPS has completed the construction of Unit 2 at the Tanjung Priok...

Senvion signs Cabo Leones II deal
22 August 2018 Senvion has signed a deal to deliver 204.7 MW of wind turbines for the...

UK offshore wind capacity set to double
14 August 2018 The UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy...

Heatwave hits European wind energy but boosts solar
14 August 2018 The same meteorological conditions behind the current heatwave in...

Siemens supply one of Norway's largest wind parks
14 August 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply the Tonstad Wind Farm...

Ørsted acquires Lincoln
14 August 2018 Ørsted has gained a foothold in the US onshore wind energy sector with...

EDF seeks Nautilus approval
14 August 2018 EDF Renewables North America and Fishermen’s Energy have announced...

Mercedes makes first deal with Polish PPA
14 August 2018 Mercedes-Benz has signed the first corporate renewable power...

Senegal wind farm reaches financial close
14 August 2018 Construction will start shortly at the Taiba N’Diaye wind farm in...

Vinh Tan fires up
14 August 2018 China’s State Power Investment Corp has started commercial operations at...

Sener starts salt melting at Kathu
14 August 2018 Sener and Acciona have started the salt melting process at the...

Spain signs deal on new interconnector with France
07 August 2018 Spain and France have signed a grant agreement to help fund a new...

Preferred contractor for Fryslân wind farm named
07 August 2018 A consortium of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord has...

Westinghouse sale to Brookfield completed
07 August 2018 Westinghouse Electric Company has announced the completion of its...

Europe on target for 13 GW of wind installations in 2018
07 August 2018 Europe’s wind energy markets are on target to install just over 13 GW...

RedT signs 700 MWh deal
07 August 2018 Energy storage specialist has signed an exclusive deal with Energy...

BioTherm closes renewables projects in South Africa
07 August 2018 BioTherm Energy has reached financial close on a 284 MW portfolio of wind...

Brewing giants sets sights on renewables
07 August 2018 San Miguel Corporation has confirmed plans to build up to 10 GW of...

Lightsource looks to Egyptian market
07 August 2018 Solar energy developer Lightsource BP has formed a joint venture with...

Eskom registers large year on year loss
01 August 2018 The release of Eskom's 2017/2018 financial results has revealed a net loss...

Welding fault to delay Flamanville by a year
01 August 2018 Developer EDF has announced fresh delays in the construction of its...

July 2018

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Ontario cancels renewables contracts
31 July 2018 The government of Ontario has announced plans to cancel contracts...

Statkraft updates its renewables strategy
31 July 2018 Norwegian energy major Statkraft has announced plans to ramp up...

Go-ahead given for 300 MW solar farm
31 July 2018 Australian renewable energy company Renew Estate has been granted...

GIG seals Swedish wind farm deal
31 July 2018 UK-based Green Investment Group (GIG) has announced a £240 million deal...

Central Energy Fund backs CSP project
31 July 2018

Global energy investment in 2017 failed to keep up with targets
18 July 2018 Global energy investment totalled USD 1.8 trillion in 2017, a 2% decline...

GE to build Poland’s next power plant
18 July 2018 Elektrownia Ostrołęka and GE Power have signed the contract to...

ABB wins $150 m order to grid-connect Hornsea
18 July 2018 ABB has won orders worth over $150 million from Ørsted to supply a range...

Solar investment is falling
18 July 2018 Investment in solar energy around the world is likely to fall in...

Total completes Direct Energie purchase
18 July 2018 French energy group Total has made a move to take full ownership of...

Moray West seeks approval
18 July 2018 EDP Renewables has submitted an application to Scottish Ministers for...

Nordex wins 595 MW order
18 July 2018 Nordex has won the largest single contract in its history, a 595 MW...

BSR fires up 50 MW battery
18 July 2018 British Solar Renewables (BSR) has completed the construction of the...

‘Cool down nuclear plan’ UK ministers told
11 July 2018 UK government advisers The National Infrastructure Commission have...

China's first commercial CSP plant is connected
11 July 2018 The Delingha 50 MWp thermal power plant constructed by CGN New Energy,...

Siemens to supply two wind farms in South Africa
11 July 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has contracted to supply two onshore...

Green Investment Group launches North American business
10 July 2018 The Green Investment Group is continuing its global expansion with the...

Arizona seeks storage bids
10 July 2018 US utility Arizona Public Service (APS) is aiming to add 500 MW of...

Greece runs its first wind auction
10 July 2018 Seven onshore wind energy projects have been awarded licences by...

Minesto starts sea trials
10 July 2018 Marine energy developer Minesto has started sea trials of its first...

Armenia 55 MW solar plant contract awarded
10 July 2018 Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy,...

Advent acquires GE’s distributed power business
03 July 2018 GE has signed an agreement to sell its Distributed Power business unit...

European storage market grew by 49% in 2017
03 July 2018 The latest edition of the EMMES 2.0 shows that the electrical energy...

Langage power plant sold to EPH
03 July 2018 Langage power station in Devon, UK, has been sold as part of a £318million deal.

UK government rejects lagoon scheme
03 July 2018 The British government has rejected the possibility of awarding a...

International developers target Indian offshore wind tender
03 July 2018 A tender launched in April for India’s first offshore wind farm has...

Wärtsilä, Hyundai sign battery storage deal
03 July 2018 Wärtsilä and Hyundai have embarked on a new partnership that will...

Orsted initiates sale of Danish retail unit
03 July 2018 Orsted has announced plans to sell its power distribution and retail...

French Guiana hosts innovative solar-storage hybrid
03 July 2018 French firm HDF Energy has announced plans to construct a solar...

June 2018

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Towards a 100% renewable energy future
25 June 2018 The technology group Wärtsilä hopes to lead the way in the power...

New kind of wind turbine generator
25 June 2018 UK based GreenSpur Renewables has developed a new type of direct...

Energy storage demonstrator launched
25 June 2018 Siemens is about to launch its Green Ammonia Energy Storage Demonstrator,...

Taiwan awards offshore capacity
25 June 2018 Orsted has announced that it has won 920 MW of capacity in Taiwan’s...

New York announces storage roadmap
25 June 2018 New York state has unveiled a roadmap for the development of 1.5 GW of...

Turkey embarks on offshore odyssey
25 June 2018 Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources has launched the...

Lightsource BP completes PV farm in India
25 June 2018 Solar power developer Lightsource has completed the construction of its...

Vestas wins 442 MW order
25 June 2018 Xcel Energy has placed an order with Vestas for 442 MW of wind...

New EU renewables target
15 June 2018 EU Energy ministers have agreed a binding renewable energy target of 32%...

US solar market adds 2.5 GW of PV in Q1 2018
15 June 2018 The USA’s solar market added 2.5 GW of solar PV in the first quarter of...

Maritime Link completed
15 June 2018 ABB has officially completed the Maritime Link, formally handing over...

EnBW makes plans for US offshore wind
15 June 2018 Germany’s EnBW has formed a joint venture with Trident Winds to develop...

Orsted secures Formosa finance
15 June 2018 Orsted has completed the first project financing in the Taiwanese...

UK fires up LAES plant
15 June 2018 Energy storage start-up Highview Power has officially launched the...

UKPR partners with Fluence
15 June 2018 UK Power Reserve is partnering with Fluence to deliver a large-scale...

E.On targets solar in Texas
15 June 2018 E.On has announced plans to build a 100 MW solar farm in Texas, USA.

Zero-emissions power cycle achieves first fire
08 June 2018 A significant milestone has been achieved at NET Power’s...

GE’s Haliade 150-6MW nacelle arrives at UK test site
08 June 2018 The first GE offshore wind turbine nacelle to be tested in the UK under...

UK government about turn on nuclear deal
08 June 2018 The UK government has confirmed that it is considering investing in a...

Shift needed in electrification for EU goals
08 June 2018 European trade body Eurelectric says that a “major shift” in...

Banks back Sahel green energy scheme
08 June 2018 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has joined forces with the Green...

Sembcorp swoops on UKPR
08 June 2018 Singaporean industrial firm Sembcorp has reached an agreement to acquire...

Queensland approves 800 MW wind project
08 June 2018 Renewable energy developer Lacour Energy is set to start construction of...

Projects selected to lead Massachusetts wind march
08 June 2018 Two major offshore wind energy projects have been selected by...

UK government 'to take stake in Wylfa NPP'
01 June 2018 It seems likely that the UK government is about to agree an investment...

Final turbine successfully installed at EOWDC
01 June 2018 The final turbine for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, a...

State utility buys Estonian wind developer
01 June 2018 Estonian state utility Eesti Energia has sealed a deal to buy Nelja...

Elgin gets Milltown go-ahead
01 June 2018 An abandoned airfield in Scotland is set to become the country’s...

Assela lands Danish finance
01 June 2018 A proposed 100 MW wind farm on the edge of Africa’s Rift Valley will be...

AGL looks to coal mine for new hydro resource
01 June 2018

JERA signs up Fluence for storage projects
01 June 2018 Japanese energy firm JERA is to work with Fluence Energy and Lyon Group...

May 2018

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Air conditioning will drive growth of electricity demand
21 May 2018 The growing use of air conditioners in homes and offices will be one of...

Siemens Gamesa secures new large order in Japan
21 May 2018 Siemens Gamesa has made its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation,...

Rolls-Royce to supply gensets for CHP in Slovakia
21 May 2018 Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with EPC contractor Energyco for the...

EBRD backs Mongolian solar
21 May 2018 Dutch development bank FMO has joined forces with the EBRD and...

Anesco storage target on track
21 May 2018 UK firm Anesco says it is on track to more than quadruple its...

China Three Gorges makes EDP bid
21 May 2018 Energias de Portugal has rejected a takeover bid for its outstanding...

Doosan expansion into storage starts paying off
21 May 2018 Doosan has received several domestic and international orders for...

LOC's MWS breakthrough in China
21 May 2018 LOC is to carry out marine warranty services for the second phase of...

Tidal stream and wave energy can pass UK government’s ‘Triple Test’
11 May 2018 The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has published a...

Alstom and GE to implement joint venture options
11 May 2018 Alstom and GE have signed an agreement relating to the implementation...

Ecotricity unveils tidal schemes
11 May 2018 K energy provider Ecotricity has unveiled plans for two tidal energy...

Allianz shifts away from coal
11 May 2018 Allianz has announced plans to eliminate its exposure to...

E.On expands onshore activities in Germany
11 May 2018 E.On reports that it has taken over the activities of Vortex Energy in...

Plan for giant solar farm in Queensland
11 May 2018 Sunshine Energy Australia has submitted plans for the construction of a...

Senvion unveils new 4 MW platform
11 May 2018 Wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has launched a new 4.2 MW generator...

Hitachi seeks shared stake in Wylfa NPP
04 May 2018 Hitachi wants the government to take a direct stake in the company that is...

Siemens Gamesa continues to grow 
04 May 2018 After three consecutive quarters of growth in order intake, the...

Greece plans renewables auctions
04 May 2018 Greece’s government has announced details of the country’s first...

Germany awards 1610 MW offshore
04 May 2018 Six new offshore wind farms will be built in Germany following the...

Taiwan awards 1900 MW of offshore capacity
04 May 2018 Taiwan’s Ministry of Economy has awarded 1900 MW of offshore wind...

Irish developer Lumcloon plans 200 MW storage capacity
04 May 2018 Lumcloon Energy has signed a deal with Hanwha Group to deliver 200 MW...

Vattenfall seeks PPA offers for UK wind farm
04 May 2018 Vattenfall has launched a tender offering UK businesses the chance...

April 2018

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Competitive wind power is leading the transition
27 April 2018 The Global Wind Energy Council has released its 'Global Wind Report:...

GE and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement 
27 April 2018 GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE)...

Global solar PV inverters market in decline 
27 April 2018 The global market for solar photovoltaic inverters will decline from...

Orsted plans UK battery storage plant
27 April 2018 Orsted has announced plans for its first venture into large-scale...

Acciona plans $600 investment in Chilean renewables
27 April 2018 Acciona Energia has announced plans to build two new photovoltaic plants...

Invenergy files lawsuit against Polish government
27 April 2018 US energy company Invenergy has filed a lawsuit in an...

Belgian windfarm first to feature 9.5 MW turbine
27 April 2018 Belgium’s Northwester 2 project will be the first offshore wind farm in...

Wärtsilä to add 130 MW to Senegal grid
27 April 2018 Wärtsilä has signed a contract to engineer, manufacture and deliver a 130...

HSBC abandons tar sands projects
23 April 2018 HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, has announced that it will no longer...

MAN D & T supply the ‘island in the jungle’
23 April 2018 MAN Diesel & Turbo has commissioned seven 32/44CR diesel engines for...

New SF6-free MV GIS switchgear
23 April 2018 Siemens has developed a medium-voltage switchgear that doesn’t...

India kick-starts offshore procurement
23 April 2018 India’s government has moved a step closer to harnessing the...

Statkraft signs PPA for 170 MW Spanish PV plant
23 April 2018 Statkraft and BayWa r.e. have announced plans for the “swift construction”...

New wind farms attracted €22 billion investment in 2017
23 April 2018 Europe invested a total of 51.2 billion in wind energy in 2017,...

Lightsource launches India infrastructure fund
23 April 2018 Lightsource BP has teamed up with Everstone Group to invest in green...

DTEK plans 200 MW Ukraine solar farm
23 April 2018 DTEK and China Machinery Engineering Company (CMEC) have signed an...

Clean energy investment fell 10% in Q1
16 April 2018 Clean energy investment amounted to $61.1 billion in the first quarter...

Enel wins Indian wind tender
16 April 2018 Enel has won a 25-year supply contract for a 285 MW wind farm in India.

Senegal sets solar benchmark
16 April 2018 The World Bank says that its Scaling Solar programme has set a new low...

Tanzania inaugurates Kinyerezi II
16 April 2018 Tanzania has formally inaugurated the Kinyerezi II combined cycle power...

Alpha Ventus investigates fault
16 April 2018 The operators of the Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm are investigating...

Oman issues Duqm tender
16 April 2018 The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has issued a request...

Saudi Arabia plans $200 bn PV project
06 April 2018 Saudi Arabia and Japanese financial bank SoftBank have agreed an MoU...

Final section of Beatrice shore cable on its way
06 April 2018 Nexans has reached two key milestones in its major contract to create...

NY Regulators open storm damage probe
06 April 2018 New York State utility regulators have told the management of the...

European TSOs have restored the norm
06 April 2018 Following frequency deviations that affected the Continental Europe...

EDF reveals storage plan
06 April 2018 EDF has unveiled plans to invest €8 billion to develop 10 GW of new...

MHI Vestas builds business in Taiwan
06 April 2018 MHI Vestas has signed agreements with four companies to develop its...

March 2018

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Fossil fuels being left behind by falling renewables costs
29 March 2018 The latest assessment by Bloomberg New Energy Finance of comparative...

Unconventional fossil fuel investments wordwide are surging – new report
29 March 2018 A sharp rise globally in the ‘dirtiest’ fossil fuel investments is...

New world record for GE’s HA GT
29 March 2018 GE’s 7HA gas turbine, has eens recognised as the world’s most...

Construction of world’s largest solar park gets under way
29 March 2018 ACWA Power has broken ground on the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin...

Dutch wind tender awarded to Vattenfall
29 March 2018 The world’s first offshore wind farms to be developed without the support...

Peru's largest solar project is commissioned
29 March 2018 Enel has commissioned its 180 MW Rubi solar photovoltaic (PV) plant,...

Aquila targets energy transition with new fund
29 March 2018 Investment firm Aquila Capital has launched a new investment fund...

Bay State seeks energy storage solution
29 March 2018 Bay State Wind has announced plans to collaborate with NEC Energy...

Global energy demand grew by 2.1% in 2017
23 March 2018 Global energy demand rose by 2.1% in 2017, more than twice the...

The world’s first formic acid-based fuel cell
23 March 2018 Scientists at EPFL and GRT Group have built the world’s first...

Prysmian signs framework agreement to upgrade Italian grid
23 March 2018 Prysmian Group, the prominent energy and telecom cable systems company,...

New York signs agreements on renewables
22 March 2018 The US state of New York has signed agreements for the construction of...

Statoil proposes name change
22 March 2018 Norwegian oil major Statoil has proposed changing its name to Equinor...

MPC and Martifer partner for renewables in Colombia
22 March 2018 MPC Capital and Martifer Renewables are to form a strategic partnership...

Swindon gets battery green light
22 March 2018 A local council in England is set to build one of the country’s...

Senvion starts on Murra Warra
22 March 2018 Construction on the first phase of the 429 MW Murra Warra wind farm...

GE announces ‘Reservoir’ energy storage platform
19 March 2018 GE has launched its ‘GE Reservoir’, an energy storage platform that offers...

RWE and E.ON reorganise amid huge mutual asset swap
18 March 2018 As part of a far reaching exchange of assets and businesses E.ON and...

European frequency disruption traced to Balkan states
18 March 2018 ENTSO-E, the association of European TSOs, has reported a severe...

US energy storage market set to triple in 2018
18 March 2018 Supportive policies and falling costs will help the deployment of...

Statoil makes Poland play
18 March 2018 Statoil says it will play a key role in the development of Poland’s...

Hawaii kicks off renewable energy search
18 March 2018 Hawaiian Electric has launched the procurement process for new,...

Skyline targets 3 GW in North America
18 March 2018 Ardian Infrastructure and Transatlantic Power Holdings (TPH) have...

Vattenfall plans expansion of its solar portfolio
18 March 2018 Vattenfall is to invest around €100 million in large-scale solar energy...

GE plans to develop the world's largest offshore WTG
08 March 2018 On 1 March GE Renewable Energy unveiled its plan to develop the largest,...

Georgia Power closing down its ash pond legacy
08 March 2018 Georgia Power Company says it is in the process of completely excavating...

Vattenfall forms alliance in French wind market
08 March 2018 Vattenfall is taking a further step into the European wind energy market...

Highview Power and SNC-Lavalin to collaborate on storage
07 March 2018 Energy storage firm Highview Power has announced plans to collaborate...

50 MW solar scheme approved in UK
07 March 2018 Local councillors in the UK have approved plans for a 50 MW solar energy scheme.

New opportunities seen in new Irish market
07 March 2018 New analysis of Ireland’s planned new single electricity market shows that...

Denham and Themis join forces for investment
07 March 2018 Denham International Power and Themis have joined forces to create a...

Kathu CSP comes on line
07 March 2018 Sener and Acciona Industrial say that they have connected the...

Vestas keeps narrow lead in onshore wind
01 March 2018 Developers commissioned 47 GW of onshore wind turbines globally in 2017,...

Siemens Gamesa to supply up to 1 GW in Turkey
01 March 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed an agreement securing the right...

Board changes at Ansaldo following resignation of the CEO
01 March 2018 Filippo Abba’ has resigned as CEO of Ansaldo Energia, resulting in a...

February 2018

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Engie expands US portfolio with Infinity acquisition
28 February 2018 Engie North America has expanded its presence in the USA with the...

Iberdrola plans to invest in clean energy
28 February 2018 Iberdrola has announced plans to invest €32 billion over the next four...

Senvion has won its first contract in India
28 February 2018 Senvion has won its first contract in India with a 102 MW order from...

Exergy signs Turkey contract
28 February 2018 Italian geothermal technology firm Exergy has signed a contract with...

EU ‘can double renewables by 2030’
23 February 2018 The European Union can increase the share of renewable energy in its...

Germany awards 700 MW of onshore wind contracts
23 February 2018 Germany’s federal network agency has awarded just over 700 MW of onshore...

South Australia backs hydrogen demonstration
23 February 2018 A 15 MW hydrogen electrolyser power plant is to be built in South...

PPIB approves coal plant plans
23 February 2018 Oracle Power has moved forward with plans for a 1400 MW coal-fired...

APS plans solar-battery peaking plant
23 February 2018 Arizona Public Service (APS) and First Solar are to install Arizona’s...

MHPS wins 5.3 GW Thailand order
23 February 2018 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) is to supply turbines and...

EnBW makes move in Taiwan
23 February 2018 EnBW has made its first move into international growth markets with...

IEA commends Australia's commitment to clean goals
15 February 2018 Australia should rely on long-term policy and energy market responses...

The Great Energy Transition gathers momentum – GWEC report
15 February 2018 The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics on...

ib vogt breaks ground on Benban solar
15 February 2018 At the end of January, ib vogt commenced construction of a portfolio of...

Europe marks offshore wind records
14 February 2018 2017 was a record year for offshore wind in Europe according to...

Commission approves capacity mechanisms
14 February 2018 The European Commission has given its approval for the setting up of...

Wello given the nod in China
14 February 2018 Finnish wave energy technology company Wello has signed an agreement...

Orsted plans Taiwan ESS
14 February 2018 Orsted has announced plans to establish a MW-scale pilot energy...

Bangladesh addresses power shortages
14 February 2018 Hubei Electric Power Survey & Design Institute has placed an order...

Possibly the largest virtual power plant in the world
08 February 2018 The South Australian government plans to roll out solar panels and...

GE and Arenko to build huge UK storage facility
08 February 2018 GE and Arenko Group have announce a strategic alliance to build grid...

EEX Group unveils ‘innovative solutions’ for energy markets
08 February 2018 EEX Group has outlined ‘a programme of innovations for the energy...

Arizona pushes ambitious energy plan
07 February 2018 The US state of Arizona has proposed implementing a target of 3000 MW...

E.ON commissions 20 MW of storage in USA
07 February 2018 E.ON has put the Texas Waves energy storage project in the USA...

Total Eren plans giant battery for Australia
07 February 2018 Renewable energy group Total Eren has been given approval for...

Orsted begins construction of Hornsea One
07 February 2018 Construction work has started on what will be the world’s largest...

Pöyry selected for Thai power project
07 February 2018 Thai firm Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) has...

Coal plant loses out in UK capacity auction
07 February 2018 The owner of the UK’s 2000 MW Eggborough power plant says that it will...

Siemens’ first quarter profits fall 14%
02 February 2018 Siemens has posted a 14 % decline in Q1 2017 industrial profit, dragged...

GE to build HVDC ‘highway’ in S Korea
02 February 2018 GE has signed a $320 million contract with KEPCO to build an HVDC...

Phu Yen wind farm receives investment go-ahead
02 February 2018 A project to build a 300 MW wind farm, to be named HBRE-Phu Yen Wind...

FORESEA supports new deployments at SmartBay
02 February 2018 The EU’s Foresea programme has approved funding for six developers...

Strong performance from Ørsted/Dong
02 February 2018 Ørsted, formerly Dong Energy, the international renewable energy company...

Statoil seals pact with Masdar
01 February 2018 Statoil and Masdar have signed a collaborative agreement to analyse data...

Capital Stage to finance solar portfolio in Ireland
01 February 2018 Germany-based renewable energy developer Capital Stage has announced plans...

Fluence to supply 10 MW battery in Delhi
01 February 2018 AES India and Mitsubishi Corporation have started construction of a 10...

Masdar, Cleanergy partner in thermal storage
01 February 2018 The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) and Sweden’s...

January 2018

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Chile's RE potential ‘promises multiple benefits’ – IEA
26 January 2018 Chile has emerged as a world-class destination for solar and wind...

US solar tariff decision ‘is a loss for America’
26 January 2018 The national trade association for the US solar industry has expressed...

New York City takes on Big Oil in the courts
26 January 2018 The New York City government is suing the world’s five largest...

174 Power Global breaks ground on 236 MW PV project
26 January 2018 The largest solar project in Texas broke ground this month when 174...

Nexans completes Canada’s Maritime link contract
25 January 2018 Canada’s Maritime Link project is on schedule to start commercial...

Siemens and AES launch Fluence storage venture
25 January 2018 Siemens and AES have officially launched a new joint venture, Fluence...

BESS secures Santander finance
25 January 2018 Battery Energy Storage Solutions Ltd (BESS) has secured £28.5 million...

Masdar joins forces with Cepsa
25 January 2018 Global energy firm Cepsa and Abu Dhabi-based Masdar have signed an...

PPC seeks biomass partner
25 January 2018 Greece’s PPC Renewables is seeking a strategic investor to help it develop...

SSE to build 2 GW CCGT plant at Ferrybridge
19 January 2018 SSE has announced plans to build a 2GW gas fired power plant on the site...

Voith signs contract for Henan Tianchi pumped storage
19 January 2018 Henan Tianchi Pumped Storage Co. and Voith Hydro Shanghai Co. have signed...

End game for coal in the UK
17 January 2018 The UK government has published* further details of how it intends to...

Ineos challenges Scotland’s shale ban
17 January 2018 Industrial giant Ineos has launched a legal challenge against a decision...

Welsh minister boosts tidal lagoon prospects
17 January 2018 Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones has pledged financial support for...

120 MW solar farm proposed for UK
17 January 2018 Developer INRG is proposing the construction of a 120 MW subsidy-free...

Aurora CSP approved
17 January 2018 The government of South Australia has given the go-ahead for the...

UK coal fleet set for 2025 closure
17 January 2018 The UK government has confirmed plans to phase out the use of unabated...

Westinghouse acquired by Brookfield
10 January 2018 Toshiba subsidiary Westinghouse Electric, which filed for chapter...

EP Holding adds to its lignite/coal portfolio
10 January 2018 RWE Power and EnBW are selling their interests in the Hungarian...

Major reorganisation at RWE
10 January 2018 For RWE the recently announced sale of its Hungarian assets forms part of...

Stormy weather creates UK renewables record
10 January 2018 Windy conditions saw UK renewable power generation hit record levels in...

EPCG cancels coal plant deal
10 January 2018 Montenegro power utility EPCG has terminated a deal with Skoda Praha for...

Brazil changes tack on large dam construction
10 January 2018 Brazil’s government has said it will no longer support the development...

Dominion, Scana agree merger
10 January 2018 Dominion Energy has agreed an all-stock deal to buy fellow US utility...

Tocardo files for bankruptcy protection
10 January 2018 Dutch tidal energy technology firm Tocardo has filed for...

NY governor backs offshore wind
10 January 2018 New York state governor Andrew Cuomo has outlined plans to boost clean...

China announces national ETS
03 January 2018 China has formally announced the launch of its national emissions...

Global DER to reach 530 GW by 2026
03 January 2018 A new report finds that global DER capacity is expected to grow from 132.4...

Swansea Bay tidal power may be stranded
03 January 2018 The future of the 320 MW, £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project is...

Hanwha breaks ground on YEKA solar facility
03 January 2018 Plans for the construction of a 1000 MW solar farm in Turkey took a...

Scotland targets green growth
03 January 2018 Scotland has confirmed its intentions to put low carbon growth at the...

BP returns to solar
03 January 2018 BP has made a $200 million investment in Lightsource in a bid to return...

Solarcentury plans 300 MW plant in Spain
03 January 2018 Solarcentury has announced plans to develop a 300 MWp solar power plant...

Wärtsilä strikes gold
03 January 2018 Wärtsilä has sealed a deal to supply a 60 MW power plant to provide energy...

December 2017

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Coal demand to remain flat – IEA report
20 December 2017 Global demand for coal will remain nearly flat between 2017 and...

Japanese court has ordered shutdown of a vulnerable nuke
20 December 2017 A Hiroshima court has ruled that a nuclear reactor in southwestern...

Aquila Capital achieves Valhalla deal
20 December 2017 Aquila Capital has acquired Project Valhalla, one of the largest wind...

Siemens wins CC contract from Tatarstan
20 December 2017 Siemens has received an order to build a combined cycle power plant...

Egypt intends to build solar ‘pipeline’
20 December 2017 Egyptian firm EETC has started the process of inviting companies to bid...

Finnish cities looking at SMRs for large scale CHP
20 December 2017 Three cities in Finland are launching a study to investigate the...

EDF launches new solar investment drive
20 December 2017 EDF has unveiled plans to invest around €25 billion in solar energy in a...

Kosovo government contracts for new coal plant
20 December 2017 Construction of the Kosovo C coal fired power plant will start in 2018...

Jordan boosts solar capacity
20 December 2017 Jordan’s solar power programme is receiving a $22 million loan from...

GE to ‘reduce its global head count’
13 December 2017 GE Power has announced that it plans to reduce its global head count...

Fast-track legislation to speed up UK compliance with 2018 EU-ETS
13 December 2017 The UK government is introducing fast-track legislation to bring forward...

Wake effect investigation underway
13 December 2017 The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator has announced a new €2.3...

ABB achieves 1100 kV DC breakthrough
13 December 2017 Transformers and other key equipment to be supplied by ABB for the...

CIP to join Star of the South venture
13 December 2017 Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is to partner with Offshore Energy in...

Neart na Gaoithe seeks equity partner
13 December 2017 Mainstream Renewable Power has started the selection process for an...

UK backs SMR technology
13 December 2017 The UK government has announced £56 million of funding for research...

Unit 4 on line at Medupi
13 December 2017 Eskom has started commercial operations at Unit 4 of the Medupi power...

Abraaj invests in Mexico gas plant
13 December 2017 Abraaj Group has invested in a gas-fired power plant project in Mexico...

USA’s first offshore wind farm is dead in the water
07 December 2017 Cape Wind, the offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts, is...

Opra Turbines acquired by Dalian Energas
07 December 2017 China's Dalian Energas Group has completed its acquisition of gas...

Rotterdam joins North Sea Hub
07 December 2017 The Port of Rotterdam has joined the North Sea Wind Power Hub...

Pöyry appointed to Beyhan II hydro plant
07 December 2017 Kalehan Murat Enerji Üretim AS has awarded Pöyry the basic design...

Australian proposal to export renewable power to Indonesia
05 December 2017 A group of renewable energy developers have proposed the construction of 6...

Tesla completes 129 MWh grid connected battery
05 December 2017 Tesla has completed the construction of what is believed to be the...

GE says 64%+ efficiency “now available”
05 December 2017 GE has announced that its 9HA.02 turbine “is now available” at more than...

Indian government announces new 2 GW wind tender
05 December 2017 India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has unveiled plans for a 2...

Younicos wins Hywind battery contract
05 December 2017 Statoil has placed an order with battery firm Younicos for the delivery of...

MOU signed for Jeonnam Wando
05 December 2017 Korea South East Power Corp is planning the development of a 600 MW...

November 2017

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Solar capacity in the developing world jumps by more than half
29 November 2017 Despite a ‘down’ year for clean energy investment in 2016 new...

Senvion plans to develop 10 MW+ WTG
29 November 2017 Senvion, in collaboration with partners in the offshore wind energy...

Launch of higher productivity onshore and offshore WTGs
29 November 2017 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), building on the merger that...

Centrica revives prospect of nuclear sell-off
29 November 2017 Centrica CEO Iain Conn has reiterated his June statement that the company...

Engie sells its stake in Loy Yang power plant
29 November 2017 Engie and Mitsui have reached an agreement with China’s Alinta Energy to...

Storage technology set for major global expansion
29 November 2017 An estimated $103 billion will be invested in the energy storage...

Dudgeon 402MW windfarm handed over
29 November 2017 Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft, developers of the Dudgeon offshore wind...

Comet solar farm approved
29 November 2017 UK-based Hadstone Energy has received consent for a proposed 309 MWp...

Energy fund invests in Greatcell future
29 November 2017 Greatcell Solar has received a A$4 million strategic investment from...

Siemens restructuring will involve extensive job losses
22 November 2017 Siemens is responding to what it sees as rapidly accelerating...

GE results ‘unacceptable’
22 November 2017 GE’s power business has been underperforming recently, with John...

EPH acquires Mehrum
22 November 2017 The Czech energy group EPH has completed its purchase of Kraftwerk...

Plans for 350 MW UK solar park revealed
22 November 2017 Hive Energy and Wirsol have announced plans to build a 350 MW solar farm...

Victoria opens 650 MW renewables auction
22 November 2017 The Australian state of Victoria has kicked off a renewable energy...

Iberdrola advances clean energy plans
22 November 2017 Iberdrola has announced it will complete the process of phasing out all...

Centrica reveals plans for storage in Ireland
22 November 2017 Centrica is to build a 100 MW battery energy storage system in Ireland.

Galway wind farm starts up
22 November 2017 Ireland’s largest wind farm has officially started commercial operations.

Britain enters top ten low carbon league
16 November 2017 The UK has moved up 13 places in the global rankings to number 7 among...

US groups line up to defy Trump
15 November 2017 At the UN conference on climate change in Bonn, US states, cities...

‘A world in transformation’ – WEO 2017
15 November 2017 The IEA’s ‘World Energy Outlook 2017’ reports on an energy world in...

Loy Yang B coal plant ‘shifted $1 billion offshore’
15 November 2017 According to information revealed by The Paradise Papers the owner of one...

Death toll from explosion at coal plant rises
15 November 2017 Thirty-six people have died as the result of an explosion at a...

Ørsted divests Walney Extension
15 November 2017 Ørsted – formerly Dong Energy – has sold a 50 per cent stake in the...

Mainstream clear on NNG
15 November 2017 Mainstream Renewable Power has been given the all-clear to start...

GE and Green Investment Group partner on Markbygden
15 November 2017 GE and the Green Investment Group have sealed a deal to buy and develop...

SSE and Innogy agree on retail merger
15 November 2017 Energy firms SSE and Innogy have agreed to merge their retail businesses...

Investment is lagging behind climate needs – Bloomberg report
07 November 2017 Two years after the signing of the Paris climate agreement and eight...

‘Digitalisation set to transform global energy system’ – IEA
07 November 2017 Digital technologies are set to transform the global energy system in...

US wind industry booming – AWEA report
07 November 2017 The USA’s wind industry reports that 29 634 MW of generation capacity...

Centrica acquires demand response aggregator
07 November 2017 UK power company Centrica has acquired REstore NV, Europe’s leading...

TTCL plans coal plant in Myanmar
06 November 2017 Thai construction firm TTCL plc has announced plans to build a 1280...

Lightsource and Macquarie to fund India assets
06 November 2017 Lightsource Renewable Energy and UK Climate Investments have created...

ADB to support Sri Lankan wind farm
06 November 2017 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting the construction of a 100...

GIP buys Equis Energy
06 November 2017 Global Infrastructure Partners has teamed up with Public Sector...

OGCI makes first climate investments
06 November 2017 The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) has made its first...

October 2017

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GE’s reduced profits blamed on power business
31 October 2017 Profits in GE’s power division have fallen 51% overall, a result...

Map of renewable curtailment and coal asset risk in China
31 October 2017 Bloomberg New Energy Finance is predicting that China’s power system...

ETI project to identify nuclear cost drivers
31 October 2017 The Energy Technologies Institute has launched a new project to...

Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund starts first project
31 October 2017 The Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund, first announced in April this...

Siemens Gamesa to supply 780 MW of WTGs in USA
31 October 2017 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced that the company will...

Statoil names new project "Empire Wind"
31 October 2017 Empire Wind is the project name selected by Statoil for the...

PV with storage 'cost competitive by 2020'
31 October 2017 Falling costs and rising solar penetration could see the economics of PV...

Energy access targets within reach, says IEA
20 October 2017 Universal energy access is now within reach for the billions of people...

Hybrid hydro/energy storage project
20 October 2017 Greensmith Energy and American Electric Power are to install a 4 MW...

Invenergy launches arbitration process over wind farm dispute
20 October 2017 Invenergy has written to the Polish government to notify it of its...

E.ON and Fortum meet more resistance over sale of Uniper
20 October 2017 Fortum’s plan to acquire Uniper from E.ON has raised concerns among...

Hywind floating wind farm starts production
20 October 2017 A 30 MW floating wind farm of the coast of Scotland has started...

Xina Solar One up and running
20 October 2017 The $800 million Xina Solar One concentrated solar power plant in...

Cibuk 1 attracts IFC finance
20 October 2017 The EBRD and IFC have agreed on a €215 million lending package to...

Further boost for UK renewables prospects
17 October 2017 UK Energy minister Richard Harrington has confirmed that up to £557...

ABB signs grid research MOU with Imperial College
17 October 2017 The ABB Group has signed an MOU with Imperial College London to...

Siemens inaugurates the first blade plant in the MENA region
17 October 2017 Siemens Gamesa has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory...

EDF Polish sale approved
16 October 2017 Authorities in Poland have approved the purchase of EDF’s Polish assets...

Wind megaprojects boost global clean energy investment
16 October 2017 Global clean energy investment in 2017 is likely to rise over levels seen...

Enel and E.On test blockchain trading
16 October 2017 European utilities Enel and E.On say they have traded electricity for...

Tundra partners embark on CCS studies
16 October 2017 A group of industry partners has embarked on a carbon capture and...

Bungala construction kicks off
16 October 2017 Enel and the Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF) have started construction...

USA to abandon Clean Coal Plan – it’s official
11 October 2017 The administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency has...

New Dutch government to phase out coal by 2030
11 October 2017 The incoming government of the Netherlands will put in place an...

NuGen expects to sell Moorside nuclear project by early 2018
11 October 2017 Toshiba’s NuGen nuclear project in Britain expects to secure a new...

Colbun plans 607 MW wind farm
11 October 2017 Energy firm Colbun has been awarded the rights to build a large-scale...

Scotland bans fracking
11 October 2017 The Scottish government has effectively banned fracking in the country...

Statoil, Shell and Total in CO2 storage partnership
11 October 2017 Shell and Total are joining Statoil in a project to mature the development...

Grand Coulee units set for upgrade
11 October 2017 Wärtsilä and its subsidiary American Hydro are to upgrade two units at...

Another record year for renewables, led by solar
04 October 2017 Renewables accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity...

Exit Dong Energy, enter Ørsted
04 October 2017 Dong Energy plans to change its company name to Ørsted, following...

Suez acquires GE’s water treatment business
04 October 2017 SUEZ has completed the acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies...

EPEX SPOT power trading shows steep increase
04 October 2017 The European Power Exchange EPEX reports that trading volumes grew by 9.5%...

Fortum bid ‘not in line with our strategy’ – Uniper
02 October 2017 Fortum has launched a €8 billion takeover bid for Uniper after reaching...

DOE to continue CCS research funding
02 October 2017 The US Department of Energy has issued a funding opportunity for...

Statkraft and Norfund swap hydro shares
02 October 2017 Statkraft says that it will strengthen its presence in South America...

Anesco opens subsidy-free solar farm
02 October 2017 Anesco has celebrated the formal opening of the first subsidy-free solar...

Manjung 5 starts up
02 October 2017 Malaysia’s TNB says that the Manjung 5 coal-fired power plant has...

September 2017

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ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions
27 September 2017 ABB is to acquire GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global...

GE to manufacture largest generator transformer
27 September 2017 GE will manufacture the largest generator transformer ever made in Turkey...

Total expands its renewables business
27 September 2017 Total has acquired an indirect 23 % interest in EREN RE in a bid to grow...

Scotland unveils £60m low carbon plan
27 September 2017 First minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £60 million Innovation Fund...

Turkey joins the nuclear power club
27 September 2017 General construction work has begun at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant site...

Innogy opts for 9.5 MW hardware for Triton Knoll
27 September 2017 Triton Knoll has revealed that it has selected MHI Vestas as its...

Wärtsilä reaps rewards in Bangladesh
27 September 2017 Wärtsilä has added to a recent string of orders for power plants...

Engie seals new wind partnership
27 September 2017 Engie has created a partnership with the Abraaj Group to build a pipeline...

UK waste feeds CHP plant in Denmark
27 September 2017 A CHP plant in Denmark will be taking delivery of refuse-derived fuel...

Solar eclipsed all other new power generation in 2016
20 September 2017 Solar became the world’s favourite new type of electricity generation...

E.ON is close to selling its stake in Uniper
20 September 2017 E.ON is reported to be in advanced negotiations regarding an agreement...

Siemens Gamesa reinforces its presence in China
20 September 2017 Siemens Gamesa has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW worth...

New 600 MW solar project for Iran
20 September 2017 Quercus has announced the launch of a project to build 600 MW...

Drax considers gas and storage options
20 September 2017 Drax is considering options for repowering existing coal-fired...

Adani embarks on Moranbah
20 September 2017 Adani has announced that it is ready to start work on the construction of...

Wärtsilä adds wave power
20 September 2017 Finnish technology firm Wärtsilä is adding wave energy devices to...

Gasunie joins North Sea hub
20 September 2017 The North Sea Wind Power Hub has welcomed Dutch gas grid operator Gasunie...

EMEC tides generate hydrogen
20 September 2017 The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has claimed a world first...

Giant solar plan for the Sahara is revived
13 September 2017 Plans for the Sahara region to export solar power to Europe have been...

EU lawmakers back 40% energy efficiency target for 2030
13 September 2017 A committee of the European Parliament has decided to raise the EU’s...

GGA adopts the Florence Declaration
13 September 2017 Government representatives of national members of the Global...

UK offshore wind price drops over 50% in 2 years
13 September 2017 UK government figures published on 11 September show that the price paid...

Saudi Arabian government seeks wind bids
13 September 2017 Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy has issued a request for proposals for...

UK announces CFD auction results
13 September 2017 The UK’s government has confirmed that over 3 GW of new renewable...

MHPS delivers Kusile boiler
13 September 2017 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has completed delivery of the first...

UK and China join forces on offshore wind
13 September 2017 Researchers from the UK and China are to join forces on the development...

Japanese consortium wins contract for Bangladesh coal plant
13 September 2017 A consortium of Japanese firms IHI, Toshiba and Sumitomo has won a...

‘World energy demand to plateau from 2030’ – DNV GL report
06 September 2017 ‘The world is approaching a watershed moment as energy demand is set...

ENTSO-E specs for power data exchange recognised internationally
06 September 2017 The ENTSO-E Common Grid Model Exchange Specification has now been adopted...

ABB to install solar inverters at 750 railway stations
06 September 2017 ABB has contracted to provide inverters for solar systems at 750...

$6 bn investment in Argentina's RE sector in prospect
06 September 2017 New market rules that will allow large power users to directly meet...

Sainshand wind park achieves financial close
06 September 2017 MPC Renewable Energies has achieved financial close amounting to...

Nexans orders new cable-laying vessel
06 September 2017 Nexans has ordered a new state-of-the-art cable laying vessel with a...

Siemens and ISA form global security partnership
06 September 2017 Siemens and the International Society of Automation have entered into...

August 2017

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Wärtsilä awarded 220 MW power plant contract
30 August 2017 Wärtsilä will supply the engines for a new 220 MW baseload power plant to...

Burbo Bank to get 2MW storage facility
30 August 2017 ABB is to deliver a 2 MW battery energy storage system to support...

Japan’s nuke restart programme faces new challenges
27 August 2017 The governor of Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture has stated that he will...

Coal contribution drops to 135 year low in UK
27 August 2017 In July the UK’s remaining coal-fired power plants made their...

Greek court halts Evia construction
26 August 2017 A Greek court has placed a temporary halt on the construction of a wind...

Cuadrilla begins UK drilling operations
26 August 2017 Oil and gas firm Cuadrilla has started exploration activities at a...

US agency to fund Zambia wind farm study
26 August 2017 The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a $1.05 million...

Engie plans £50 million investment in Ffestiniog
26 August 2017 Engie has announced plans to refurbish the Ffestiniog pumped...

New kids on the block
21 August 2017 Building fabrics could soon be converting solar energy directly...

Wärtsilä to supply 300 MW plant to Summit Group
21 August 2017 Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Bangladesh-based Summit Group to...

RSPB revives legal battle over wind farms
21 August 2017 UK-based environmental group the RSPB has launched a new legal action...

Acciona secures 424 MW Mexico project
21 August 2017 Zuma Energia has awarded Acciona the engineering, procurement...

East Anglia Three approved
21 August 2017 ScottishPower Renewables says that it will use next-generation wind...

DTE plans new CCGT
21 August 2017 DTE Energy is making plans for the construction of a 1.1 GW natural gas...

Plans emerge for subsidy-free solar in Scotland
21 August 2017 A UK developer has revealed plans to build a large-scale solar farm...

Chinese coal giants may merge
14 August 2017 China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd and China Coal Energy Co Ltd, China's...

Senvion installs first prototype of 3.4M140 EBC low noise WTG
14 August 2017 Senvion has successfully completed the installation of the first 3MW...

New solar plant ‘will operate like a conventional power plant’
14 August 2017 A 150 MW solar thermal power plant is to built in South Australia...

Dong divests 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2
14 August 2017 Dong Energy is to sell 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, a 450 MW German...

Spanish capacity market faces legal challenge
13 August 2017 Two Spanish non-governmental organizations have submitted a complaint to...

1 GW solar farm gets green light
13 August 2017 Local government in Queensland, Australia, has given the go-ahead for...

PV developer plans 70 MW project in Ireland
13 August 2017 Lightsource Renewable Energy has applied for consent for the construction...

EIB supports Alliander upgrade
13 August 2017 Dutch network firm Alliander has signed a €300 million loan agreement...

Blyth foundation on track
13 August 2017 The Blyth offshore wind farm is on track to start generating energy at...

Siemens starts field tests of high efficiency GT technology
08 August 2017 Siemens has started field trials of its next generation gas...

Deepwater Wind proposes offshore wind-storage combo
08 August 2017 Deepwater Wind has unveiled plans to build the world’s largest offshore...

UK independent energy review announced
08 August 2017 An independent energy review has been announced by the UK Business and...

Demand pushes Spanish auction to 5 GW
08 August 2017 Some 5 GW of renewable energy capacity will be built in Spain following...

Itochu wins contract to expand Kalselteng
08 August 2017 Indonesia’s PLN has awarded a contract to expand the Kalselteng...

Crowdfunding backs French PV projects
08 August 2017 The most recent auction in France for large-scale solar PV has awarded...

‘Innovative energy’ competition announced
08 August 2017 The Carbon Trust will be running the new £9.2 million Industrial...

Australian state government makes wave funding call
08 August 2017 The government of Western Australia has opened a tender for the...

July 2017

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‘Accident tolerant’ nuclear fuel to be launched
28 July 2017 General Atomics is collaborating with Westinghouse on a new...

Shake-up of UK electricity supply industry
28 July 2017 UK Business secretary Greg Clark has published a revised electricity...

Tanzania wins geothermal funding
28 July 2017 Tanzania is aiming to expand its geothermal energy sector after being...

Jinko investigates perovskite technology
28 July 2017 JinkoSolar and Greatcell Solar have signed an agreement that will...

Lightsource and Blackrock partner for UK solar assets
28 July 2017 Solar energy company Lightsource Renewable Energy and asset manager...

Marubeni consortium wins Indonesia contract
27 July 2017 A consortium of Marubeni, GE and PT Hutama Karya has been awarded a...

RWE plans 2.5 GW CCGT in UK
27 July 2017 RWE says it is preparing to start the planning process for the...

‘Waste contractor is diverting recyclable waste to WTE incinerator’ – GMB disclosure
24 July 2017 UK trade union GMB reports that it has been shown an email indicating...

Innovative traction power solution for UK rail network
24 July 2017 ABB has won a $20 million contract from Network Rail to provide a...

UK developer plans subsidy-free solar park
24 July 2017 Plans for the construction of a utility-scale solar farm that...

Wirsol teams with Renew Estate for Oz solar pipeline
24 July 2017 Wirsol Energy and Renew Estate have announced a partnership to develop...

Saudi Arabia plans 400 MW wind farm
24 July 2017 Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has...

Hywind turbine sets sail for Scotland
24 July 2017 The first turbine for the Hywind floating offshore wind farm is making...

Feasibility of converting Magnum plant to hydrogen to be studied
20 July 2017 Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed an MoU that they will...

Hackers threaten UK networks
20 July 2017 A leaked document from a UK intelligence agency suggests that the...

IEA sees global gas demand rising to 2022
14 July 2017 The global natural gas market is undergoing a major transformation, driven...

Siemens and AES JV to create new energy storage company
14 July 2017 Siemens and AES Corp have signed an agreement to form a new global...

UK government determined to quit Euratom
14 July 2017 The UK’s department responsible for overseeing the UK’s exit from...

Karpowership places large engine order
14 July 2017 Turkish energy company Karpowership has placed an order with MAN Diesel...

Multinationals add weight to renewables initiative
13 July 2017 An increasing number of global multinational brands are ‘realising...

Engie buys into UK offshore wind
13 July 2017 Engie has entered the UK’s offshore wind energy market with a deal to buy...

Rampal gets all-clear
13 July 2017 The government of Bangladesh says that it will go ahead with the...

Wärtsilä strikes “breakthrough” Iran deal
13 July 2017 Wärtsilä has struck a deal to supply two decentralised gas-fired power...

Dominion signs up Dong for offshore project
13 July 2017 Dominion Energy and Dong are to build 12 MW of offshore wind energy...

Tesla to build world’s largest Li-ion battery
07 July 2017 Tesla has contracted to build the world’s biggest lithium ion battery....

‘RE will be cheapest power in G20 countries’ – Greenpeace
07 July 2017 Wind energy and solar power will be the cheapest forms of power generation...

A2SEA acquired by GeoSea
07 July 2017 Dong Energy and Siemens have signed an agreement with Belgium based...

Aggreko moves into the storage business
07 July 2017 Power rental business Aggreko has announced a £40 million deal to...

Korean firms win Guam solar projects
07 July 2017 Korea Electric Power Corp (Kepco) and Hanwha Energy Corp have been...

Major progress on Turkana transmission line
07 July 2017 A power transmission line linking a large-scale wind farm in Kenya with...

Construction underway at Vietman WTE plant
07 July 2017 Construction has started on Vietnam’s first waste-to-energy plant,...

Southern Power mulls gas plant options
07 July 2017 Southern Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wärtsilä...

June 2017

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‘The oceans are warming rapidly’ – new study
30 June 2017 A new analyusis confirms that although there is some uncertainty in...

Approval for largest solar farm in Western Australia
30 June 2017 Stellata Energy and Ingenious have announced the securing of...

Dong inaugurates Gode 1 and 2
30 June 2017 Dong Energy has officially inaugurated its Gode 1 and 2 offshore wind...

PLN plans new 240 MW peaking plant
30 June 2017 Indonesian utility PT PLN has signed a contract with a consortium of PT...

STEG signs EPC contract
30 June 2017 Société Tunisienne de l'Electricité et du Gaz (STEG) has signed an...

Sterling & Wilson wins Sweihan contracts
30 June 2017 The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) has awarded...

Eesti Energia trades in Poland
30 June 2017 Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office has issued Enefit, a subsidiary of...

Global O&M market ‘will hit $27.4 billion by 2025’
23 June 2017 The global wind operations and maintenance market is set to grow from...

GE’s Jeff Immelt to step down
23 June 2017 GE CEO and president Jeff Immelt is stepping down from his executive post...

Synthetic natural gas ‘could be carbon neutral’
23 June 2017 The discovery of a catalyst that makes it possible to use sunlight to...

US coalition proposes consensus climate solution
23 June 2017 A broad coalition of industrial firms, opinion leaders and...

Lyon Group launches tender for battery services
23 June 2017 Australian infrastructure firm Lyon Group has launched a tender for...

Centrica sells UK gas firing assets
23 June 2017 Energy firm Centrica is selling two gas-fired power plants in the UK and...

Vattenfall expands in UK
23 June 2017 Vattenfall has expanded its business operations in the UK by acquiring...

UK sector to work collectively on low carbon
23 June 2017 The UK’s Carbon Trust has brought together key energy companies in...

Energy transition is ‘unstoppable’ – Bloomberg latest report
16 June 2017 The just published New Energy Outlook from Bloomberg reveals a slew...

IRENA and SGCC to increase co-operation on energy transition
16 June 2017 IRENA and the State Grid Corporation of China have agreed to...

2 MW gas engine launched by Siemens
16 June 2017 Siemens has launched its new 2 MW gas engine, the E-series.

ABB hands over DolWin2 wind connection
16 June 2017 ABB has commissioned and handed over the DolWin2 offshore wind...

Pöyry maps hydro potential in W Africa
16 June 2017 Consulting firm Pöyry says that it has used groundbreaking data to map...

Access Power secures funding for Zambia wind project
16 June 2017 Renewable energy developer Access Power has secured grant funding from the...

Enbridge buys Albatros stake
16 June 2017 Canadian energy firm Enbridge has bought a 49.9 % stake in the...

AGL plans new power capacity
16 June 2017 Australia’s AGL Energy is to start construction later this year on a 210...

Global access to electricity has increased significantly in recent years
09 June 2017 The US Energy Information Administration’s reports that an examination of...

The US power sector is going green – ‘despite Trump’
09 June 2017 Energy consultant Arthur D Little argues that president Trump’s...

Floating offshore wind is on the brink of a European breakthrough
09 June 2017 Floating offshore wind is now a viable technology ready to be rolled out...

EIB to finance NordLink
09 June 2017 The European Investment Bank has signed a EUR 300 million loan agreement...

Plan for first Australian offshore wind farm welcomed
09 June 2017 The government of the Australian state of Victoria has welcomed plans for...

MHI Vestas launches 9.5 MW turbine
09 June 2017 MHI Vestas has officially launched an upgraded version of its V164...

Offshore wind leaders sign join statement
09 June 2017 Energy ministers and industry captains from Germany, Belgium and Denmark...

Ministers back carbon capture
09 June 2017 The IEA plans to carry out an analysis of current carbon capture,...

USA to pull out of Paris climate change agreement
02 June 2017 US president Donald Trump has announced that the USA is to withdraw from...

Three Mile Island to close down in 2019
02 June 2017 The Three Mile Island power plant in Pennsylvania, USA, will close in...

Launch of world’s first commercial plant to capture CO2 from air
02 June 2017 Climeworks has launched the world’s first commercial plant that...

Norway has key role in global energy security – IEA
02 June 2017 The IEA’s latest analysis of Norway’s energy market has concluded that...

Mainstream, GE finalise Phu Cuong deal
02 June 2017 The developers behind the 800 MW Phu Cuong wind farm in Vietnam are aiming...

Onshore wind costs 'will continue to decline'
02 June 2017 A new study of the costs of onshore wind energy predicts that the...

Construction starts at Sweihan
02 June 2017 Construction of a 1177 MW solar power plant in Abu Dhabi has started...

Sri Lanka approves solar-wind hybrid plant
02 June 2017 The Sri Lankan government has approved a proposal to develop a...

May 2017

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Dong Energy sells off oil and gas division
26 May 2017 As part of the process of transforming the company into an...

World's largest floating PV plant is connected to the grid
26 May 2017 The Chinese firm Sungrow, a supplier of photovoltaic inverter systems,...

RE now employs 9.8 million people worldwide – IRENA report
26 May 2017 More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector...

Tesla launches local storage solution
26 May 2017 Tesla has launched a new idea, called ‘aggregation,’ which is aimed...

Brussels approves state aid for new gas plant
26 May 2017 The French government has been given permission by the European Commission...

Vattenfall plans construction of “biggest battery to date”
26 May 2017 Vattenfall has started detailed planning for the construction of a 22...

Guernsey offshore wind report is positive
26 May 2017 A feasibility study examining the potential for the development of...

Pacifico appoints Mott MacDonald
26 May 2017 Mott MacDonald will be owner’s engineer on the 258 MW Sakuto...

Community wind farms make their mark in German auction
26 May 2017 Strong competition in Germany’s first auction for onshore wind energy...

European emitters question the relevance of emissions trading
19 May 2017 The Thomson Reuters ‘Carbon Market Survey 2017’ finds that support...

New hope for onshore wind in the UK
19 May 2017 The governing Conservative party manifesto for the upcoming UK...

National Grid halts construction of Moorside connection
19 May 2017 Construction of a power line designed to serve a proposed new nuclear...

Coal plants in Korea face complete shut-down
19 May 2017 South Korea’s new president says he will force coal-fired power plants in...

RSPB challenge decision overruled
19 May 2017 A court in Scotland has overturned a ruling blocking consent for...

WPD seeks views on storage
19 May 2017 UK network operator Western Power Distribution (WPD) has launched...

Dong completes Burbo Bank
19 May 2017 Dong Energy has completed the installation of all 32 wind turbines at...

The European Commission is investigating EDF-Areva deal 
12 May 2017 The EU’s antitrust (monopolies) regulator, the Commission for Competition,...

Wind power investment is rising
12 May 2017 Wind energy companies raised a total of €43 billion in 2016 to finance...

Nova granted consent for new gas plant
12 May 2017 Regulators in New Zealand have granted consent for the construction of a...

Bhikki PP reaches completion in 18 months
12 May 2017 The second GE 9HA gas turbine to be installed in Pakistan has achieved...

Mobile substations to be deployed in Saudi Arabia
12 May 2017 Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply two mobile substations...

Feasibility study underway for tidal bridge
12 May 2017 Tidal Bridge BV, a joint venture of Strukton International and DEC,...

Ansaldo’s GT36 shows its paces in validation test
12 May 2017 Ansaldo Energia’s GT36 H-Class gas turbine has successfully completed...

Vattenfall starts up 230 MW wind farm in Wales
12 May 2017 Vattenfall has started full operations at its Pen y Cymoedd wind farm.

Barakah 1 completes construction phase
12 May 2017 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has completed...

EU clears tighter pollution control
05 May 2017 The European Union has approved a set of regulations aimed at...

Moorside nuclear plant 'on hold' 
05 May 2017 The plan to build a nuclear power station in Cumbria, UK, has been put...

India aims at 'all-electric car fleet by 2030' 
05 May 2017 The Indian government wants to entirely eliminate oil derivative fuelled...

EU network codes conference gets under way
05 May 2017 The various bodies involved in running Europe’s electricity grid are...

GE’s 9EMax GT upgrade achieves first fire
05 May 2017 GE’s Power Services 9EMax upgrade has completed initial validation...

California adds more storage
05 May 2017 San Diego Gas & Electric has placed orders for additional energy...

Toshiba starts up Mikawa biomass
05 May 2017 Toshiba has started commercial operation of its first ever biomass...

Northland completes Gemini ahead of schedule
05 May 2017 Northland Power has announced the completion of the Gemini offshore wind...

Wärtsilä has won contract to expand Turkish IPP
05 May 2017 Wärtsilä has signed a deal with a Turkish independent power producer (IPP)...

April 2017

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Toshiba to split into four subsidiaries
28 April 2017 Toshiba Corp, parent of Westinghouse Electric, is to split itself into...

Strong outlook for wind power
28 April 2017 The Global Wind Energy Council has released its flagship publication...

UK’s first day without coal fired generation
28 April 2017 The Electricity Control Room at the UK’s National Grid has announced...

Siemens wins order for four industrial power plants
28 April 2017 Siemens has secured orders to supply a total of four turnkey industrial...

Solar PV is driving renewable energy growth
28 April 2017 Growth in the solar photovoltaics (PV) sector will help to drive...

GE completes LM acquisition
28 April 2017 GE has completed the acquisition of Danish wind turbine blade supplier...

Indonesian coal plant licence revoked
28 April 2017 An Indonesian court has ruled that the environmental permit granted for...

Larne CAES wins EU funding
28 April 2017 A proposed large-scale energy storage project in Northern Ireland has...

Polenergia’s Baltic 2 wind farm granted offshore permit
28 April 2017 A regional environmental permit has been awarded to Polenergia for the...

Proposal to investigate deep geothermal in Iceland announced
24 April 2017 Researchers will study the possibility of producing, for the first...

Sale of GIB to Macquarie is confirmed
24 April 2017 UK Climate Change and Industry minister Nick Hurd confirmed on 20 April...

Aquila acquires six hydro plants in Norway
24 April 2017 Alternative investment company Aquila Capital has acquired six...

South Australia gas plant plan attracts international interest
23 April 2017

EnBW wins offshore tender with zero-subsidy bid
23 April 2017 The He Dreiht offshore wind farm is to become the world’s first offshore...

Toshiba wins Tanjung Jati B expansion deal
23 April 2017 Toshiba has been awarded a major equipment supply contract for the...

Solarcentury boost LatAm pipeline
23 April 2017 Solarcentury has boosted its global solar power project pipeline with...

France sets floating wind tariff
19 April 2017 The first four floating offshore wind farms constructed off the coast...

Peabody emerges from Chapter 11
19 April 2017 Coal firm Peabody has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings...

 MAN Diesel & Turbo invests in 3D printing process
19 April 2017 MAN Diesel & Turbo is currently investing some €2.6 million ‘in order...

Toshiba ‘may not continue as a going concern’
19 April 2017 On 11 April, as it filed delayed financial results without auditor...

Total joins Mongstad CCS
19 April 2017 Oil giant Total has signed an agreement to participate in Norway’s...

Karot achieves financial close
19 April 2017 China Three Gorges has achieved financial close on its Karot...

E.ON makes second kite investment
19 April 2017 E.ON has committed to invest in the development of a demonstration site...

Lemur – getting bigger in Madagascar
19 April 2017 Lemur Holdings has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with...

TenneT to trial first ‘super cable’
13 April 2017 TenneT is planning to install a trial run of between two and four km...

Siemens launches 44 MW aeroderivative in mobile configuration
13 April 2017 A mobile 44MW unit designated SGT-A45 TR has been added to the Siemens...

World’s first digital distribution transformer launched by ABB
13 April 2017 ABB has launched what it says is the world’s first digital...

Direct drive WTG order for Siemens
13 April 2017 EDF Luminus has ordered nine direct drive wind turbines from Siemens for...

Tepco invests in Moixa Energy
13 April 2017 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings is to make a £500 000 equity...

Connected array of contracts for Prysmian
13 April 2017 Prysmian Group has been awarded two new contracts for offshore wind...

GE & HEI fire up second H class GT at Bhikki 
13 April 2017 An important, and rapid, milestone has been achieved with the first fire...

EU carbon market shows some GHG emissions success
05 April 2017 Greenhouse gas emissions from stationary installations regulated under...

Duke Energy sues for coal ash cleanup costs
05 April 2017 Duke Energy is attempting to recover some of the costs associated with...

Engie to sell NuGen Moorside stake
05 April 2017 Toshiba Corp has announced its intention to buy French power utility...

EU clears Kriegers Flak state aid
05 April 2017 The European Commission has granted Denmark permission to provide...

Mainstream wins CFD dispute
05 April 2017 Mainstream Renewable Power has won its appeal against the UK’s Low...

Joint venture plans 900 MW of wind energy for Norway
05 April 2017 Three Scandinavian firms have joined forces to develop a large pipeline...

Wärtsilä to supply PV hybrid in Burkina Faso
05 April 2017 Finnish company Wärtsilä has announced plans to supply a 15 MW...

Hanwha preps for 1 GW project in Turkey
05 April 2017 A consortium of Hanwha Q Cells and Kalyon Enerji Yatirimlari is to build a...

Siemens tests high-yield WTG
05 April 2017 Siemens' new direct-drive low wind turbine has reached the prototype...

March 2017

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Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection
30 March 2017 Troubled American nuclear company Westnghouse has filed for Chapter...

2016 ‘a record year for renewables’
30 March 2017 Global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in...

Trump starts process of cancelling US Clean Power Plan
30 March 2017 On 28 March president Trump signed the Energy Independence Executive...

South Australia takes back control of energy market
30 March 2017 The government of South Australia has announced a radical plan that it...

Construction worker dies at wind farm site
30 March 2017 Construction of a 239 wind farm in Scotland has been halted while...

WElink signs EPC for 220 MW PV farm
30 March 2017 Construction of a 220 MW solar farm in Portugal is set to get under...

BOEM selects Avangrid for Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm
30 March 2017 Avangrid Renewables says that it is “very excited” to be playing a...

Thailand government determined to proceed with Krabi
30 March 2017 The Thai government has said that it will strengthen efforts to reduce...

Westinghouse calls in US bankruptcy lawyers
22 March 2017 Westinghouse Electric, the US nuclear power plant developer owned...

Huge losses at E.ON are ‘springboard for the future’
22 March 2017 German utility E.ON, has recorded a net loss of €16bn for 2016 — the...

TenneT and Energinet.dk plan Power Link Island
22 March 2017 TenneT TSO BV, Energinet.dk and TenneT TSO GmbH are to sign a...

Wood Group makes takeover offer for Amec FW
22 March 2017 Wood Group has agreed a £2.2 billion all-share offer for rival Amec...

CoGen and Peel plan EfW portfolio
22 March 2017 Peel Environmental and CoGen are exploring opportunities to develop...

Scottish government approves another floating wind farm
22 March 2017 The Scottish government has given the green light to a proposed...

Statoil, PNE propose new offshore wind developments
22 March 2017 Both Statoil and PNE Wind have proposed the construction of...

New UK pumped hydro scheme approved
22 March 2017 Construction of a new pumped storage hydropower scheme in the UK could...

GE & Caithness make $1bn H-class deal
09 March 2017

Major milestone for Siemens’ Egypt megaproject
09 March 2017 On 2 March German chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian president...

Asian banks back Indonesian coal plant
09 March 2017 A consortium of Asian banks is to provide the finance for the expansion...

‘Odds are against a US coal comeback’ – Duke CEO
09 March 2017 Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy, considers that “the economics [of...

E.ON boosts US energy storage business
09 March 2017 E.ON has announced plans to build two utility-scale battery projects in the USA.

Engie, EDPR submit wind bid
09 March 2017 Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have submitted a joint pre-qualification...

UK shortlists transmission link bidders
09 March 2017 UK energy regulator Ofgem has announced the shortlist of bidders competing...

E.ON introduces digital prosumer innovation
09 March 2017 E.ON has announced plans to introduce a “solar cloud” service that will...

China's fossil fuel emissions 'have stabilised'
02 March 2017 For the third consecutive year China is forecasting a significant drop in...

Green Bank sale hit by legal challenge
02 March 2017 Investment firm Sustainable Development Capital has launched a...

EU agrees €10 million package for NorthConnect
02 March 2017

Floating wind project gains first stage approval
02 March 2017 The Highland Council has given ipso facto approval to an application...

AES delivers Advancion BESS project
02 March 2017 AES Energy Storage has commissioned the world’s largest lithium ion...

EnergyAustralia considers seawater storage solution
02 March 2017 A major Australian energy retailer is investigating the feasibility...

Engie finds global partner to optimise assets
02 March 2017 Engie and Schneider Electric have signed an MOU to explore digital...

February 2017

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Vestas reclaims top spot
27 February 2017 Danish wind power specialist Vestas has reclaimed the top spot in the...

SPP breaks the 50% wind barrier
27 February 2017 The Southwest Power Pool reports that a large swathe of central USA set...

IEA applauds New Zealand reforms
24 February 2017 New Zealand serves as a model for effective energy markets and secure...

Europe’s wind sector hits new record
24 February 2017 Investment in wind energy in Europe last year hit a record level of...

Enbridge joins EnBW for Hohe See
24 February 2017 Canadian energy giant Enbridge is to partner Germany’s EnBW in...

Wärtsilä signs landmark deal in China
24 February 2017 Wärtsilä has inked a deal to supply its first gas-fired medium-speed...

Tidal project appoints Mott MacDonald
24 February 2017 The developer of a proposed large-scale tidal barrier scheme in...

Toshiba chairman resigns
24 February 2017 Toshiba chairman Shigenori Shiga has resigned, following the...

EU ‘must shut all coal plants by 2030’ to meet climate pledges – new study
15 February 2017 The European Union will overshoot its Paris climate change...

US solar market grew 95% in 2016
15 February 2017 In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly...

Converting sunlight into fuel
15 February 2017 A technology being developed in South Australia holds out the prospect...

Dong Energy sets coal-free goal
15 February 2017 Dong Energy has strengthened its commitment to climate goal with a pledge...

France announces onshore tender
15 February 2017 The French government has announced plans to launch a 3 GW onshore...

Atlantis signs up to Wyre tidal project
15 February 2017 Development of a tidal energy project on the west coast of England is...

Deutsche Bank amends coal guidelines
15 February 2017 Deutsche Bank says it will reduce its exposure to thermal coal mining...

Enel commissions South Africa solar plants
15 February 2017 Italian utility Enel has brought two large-scale solar power plants...

Gas turbine blades – fresh off the printer
08 February 2017 Siemens has achieved a manufacturing breakthrough with the successful...

Fracking firm INEOS accused of bullying landowners
08 February 2017 INEOS, the UK’s leading fracking company, has been accused by Greenpeace...

European solar market 'is slowing down'
08 February 2017 Analysis of the European solar energy market shows that 1.56 GW of...

First Siemens 8 MW WTG is under test
08 February 2017 Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore...

MHI Vestas unveils uprated WTG platform
08 February 2017 Offshore wind tech firm MHI Vestas says that the uprated version of its 8...

EDF chooses supplier for 49 MW UK storage project
08 February 2017 EDF Energy Renewables has selected Nidec ASI to provide a 49 MW...

Equis expands into Australia
08 February 2017 Singapore-based Equis Energy has announced plans to invest A$400 million...

Greensmith delivers on AltaGas BESS
08 February 2017 Construction and commissioning of a 20 MW battery energy storage...

Vattenfall awards EOWDC contract
08 February 2017 Vattenfall has awarded a contract for assembling pioneering suction...

Global PV expansion will slow in 2017
01 February 2017 Analysis by the Germany-based market and economic research company...

MHPS Europe to reduce its workforce
01 February 2017 What is described as the challenging market situation for power...

Münster government issues Datteln 4 permit
01 February 2017 The Münster district government in Germay has issued the...

Toshiba may sell Westinghouse
01 February 2017 Electronics and machinery giant Toshiba Corp is considering selling its...

Offshore wind capacity in Europe grows to 12 GW
01 February 2017 2016 was a record year for investment in Europe’s offshore wind...

Enel moves in on storage firm
01 February 2017 Enel Green Power has purchased Demand Energy Networks, a USA-based...

Korea Midland will finance Gunsan biomass plant
01 February 2017 Construction of a 200 MW biomass plant in Korea is set to start after...

Emerson wins Lynemouth contract
01 February 2017 EPH Lynemouth Power has selected Emerson to help convert its coal-fired...

Apple plans 200 MW solar farm
01 February 2017 Apple and NV Energy have signed an agreement to build 200 MW of solar...

January 2017

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IEA urges Poland to clean up its energy sector
25 January 2017 Poland's new energy strategy should put the country on a pathway towards...

New study shows that parts of USA are overheating
25 January 2017 A recent study published by scientists from the University of...

First order in China for Siemens largest GT
25 January 2017 Siemens has received its first order from China for the delivery of its...

China cancels 104 coal projects
25 January 2017 China’s National Energy Administration has issued an order suspending...

EGP plans US expansion
25 January 2017 Enel Green Power says it will almost double its operating capacity in the...

Masdar buys 25% stake in Hywind
25 January 2017 Masdar has bought a 25 per cent share of Hywind, a floating offshore...

NRG completes Petra Nova
25 January 2017 NRG says it has completed the construction of Petra Nova, the world’s...

Sembcorp secures Myanmar BOT
25 January 2017 Sembcorp Industries has reached a milestone in the development of a...

Ukraine power grid outage was caused by hacking
18 January 2017 An investigation into a December 2016 power outage in Ukraine has found...

Successful test of intelligent combustion system
18 January 2017 A newly developed system from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems which aims...

Hendry report endorses Swansea Bay tidal energy scheme
18 January 2017 An independent review of the scheme to generate tidal energy from...

DNV GL certifies 8 MW offshore prototype
18 January 2017 DNV GL has assessed Siemens’ new offshore turbine in development and...

Atlantis expands beyond tidal
18 January 2017 Atlantis Resources has announced plans to establish a new internal...

Global Energy wins Hexicon contract
18 January 2017 Dounreay Tri Ltd has awarded the contract for the construction of a...

SunEdison yieldco sells UK solar projects
18 January 2017 TerraForm Power, a subsidiary of bankrupt solar firm SunEdison, has sold...

Vattenfall plans Thanet 2
18 January 2017 Vattenfall has unveiled plans to extend its existing Thanet offshore...

ABB completes HVDC link upgrade for Hydro-Québec
18 January 2017 ABB has completed a major upgrade of the 350 MW Madawaska high-voltage...

ABB wins $640 m transmission mega-deal
11 January 2017 ABB has teamed up with India’s national electricity grid operator...

Evidence of Russian hacking found in Vermont power utility computer
11 January 2017 Computer code connected to Russian cyberattacks by US intelligence...

Hendry review ‘will support Swansea Bay scheme’
11 January 2017 Plans for a pioneering tidal power lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales, are...

MHPS unveils 'the world's most efficient GT'
11 January 2017 MHPS says that the release of its M501JAC, a new J-series air-cooled...

Dong Energy divests 50% of Race Bank
11 January 2017 Dong Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Race Bank, a 573...

GE announces launch of new LM6000
11 January 2017 GE has launched the latest version of its aeroderivative gas turbine,...

Macquarie ‘could be poised to asset strip UK Green Investment Bank’
11 January 2017 Greenpeace says that it has uncovered evidence of a potential preparation...

World’s first power electronic fault current limiter to be deployed in London
05 January 2017 ABB is partnering with UK Power Networks in the PowerFul-CB project that...

Tesla and Panasonic co-operate to manufacture PV cells
05 January 2017 Tesla and Panasonic have finalised an agreement to begin the manufacturing...

Cape Wind hits new hitch
05 January 2017 The firm developing an offshore wind farm off the coast of...

EDF buys into China's wind sector
05 January 2017 EDF has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in UPC Asia...

Fluor gets the nod for Greensville CC plant
05 January 2017 Fluor Corporation is to build a new combined cycle power plant in Virginia, USA.

Nova Olinda build is under way
05 January 2017 Construction of its 292 MW solar farm in Brazil has started, Enel Green...

Wave energy converter reaches final validation stage
05 January 2017 Ocean Power Technologies is one step closer to the commercial launch of...

December 2016

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Trump team hints at energy department witch-hunt
21 December 2016 Advisers to US president-elect Donald Trump are reported to be...

Japan to provide $8.7 bn towards UK nuke build
21 December 2016 The Japanese government has made an arrangement with the UK government...

€438 m loan for renewable energy in Belgium
21 December 2016 The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to support construction of the...

Mount Coffee hydropower plant restarts
21 December 2016 Following extensive upgrades, the Mount Coffee run-of-river hydro plant...

Shell consortium wins Borssele wind contract
20 December 2016 A consortium led by Shell is to build the second wind farm in the...

NY State seeks offshore expertise
20 December 2016 The US state of New York is seeking experts and consultants to help...

Bill Gates unveils clean investment plan
20 December 2016 Microsoft founder Bill Gates has brought together a group of...

Centrica plans new UK capacity
20 December 2016 Centrica plc has announced plans to build several new power...

Kite secures £5 million wind technology investment
20 December 2016 UK firm Kite Power Solutions (KPS) has secured £5 million of new...

Coal demand growth will stagnate for 5 years – IEA report
13 December 2016 Growth in global coal demand will stall over the next five years as...

Trump picks climate change denier to lead EPA
13 December 2016 US president-elect Donald Trump has chosen Scott Pruitt, the...

Uncertainty over the future of the Culham tokamak
13 December 2016 The future of the world's largest fusion tokamak experiment is in...

Commission releases details of energy package
12 December 2016 The European Commission has released the text of its long-awaited...

German utilities win nuclear case
12 December 2016 Germany’s energy utilities will be able to claim compensation from...

Hendry completes tidal lagoon review
12 December 2016 A former UK energy minister has completed a review of tidal lagoon...

South Africa switches on to landfill gas
12 December 2016 Energy Systems has begun operations at the first of five...

Google ahead on its renewables targets
12 December 2016 Google will reach 100 per cent renewable energy in its global operations...

Samruk Energy to auction electricity assets
06 December 2016 Kazakhstan's Samruk Energy is planning a two-stage tender for the sale...

Storm damage may cause UK capacity shortfall
06 December 2016 Storm Angus, which struck the southern UK in the last week of November,...

Turbine, generator and boiler markets set to decline
06 December 2016 The global market for boilers, turbines, and generators will decrease...

Chinese government backs fuel cell development
05 December 2016 Air quality concerns and environmental commitments are leading China to...

AMEC FW wins ITER contracts
05 December 2016 AMEC Foster Wheeler is to lead a study to discover how best to...

Active Energy marks CoalSwitch milestone
05 December 2016 Active Energy has started construction of a new production facility in...

Japanese authorities approve offshore wind design
05 December 2016 Principle Power’s floating offshore wind turbine design has been approved...

China maintains its lead in PV sector
05 December 2016 Global solar photovoltaic capacity will reach almost 295 GW in 2016,...

November 2016

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Cape Sharp tidal turbine generates first power
29 November 2016 North America’s most powerful tidal turbine, an OpenHydro 2MW machine, is...

Siemens and LO3 Energy to collaborate on blockchain microgrids
29 November 2016 Siemens and LO3 Energy are collaborating in the field of...

Construction under way at Germany’s 'most flexible power plant'
29 November 2016 Stadtwerke Kiel’s management board has given the go-ahead for a...

SNC-Lavalon wins Altucha NPP pre-contract
29 November 2016 SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a pre-project contract from...

Commercial thermal storage for wind energy under development
29 November 2016 Aong with several partners Siemens is researching an energy storage...

40 die in China power plant disaster
29 November 2016 It has been confirmed that at least 40 people have died after a platform at...

Canada accelerates coal phase-out
29 November 2016 Canada’s environment ministry says that the country will phase out...

France expands its offshore wind tender
29 November 2016 France has expanded its offshore wind tender to include an area off...

Adani plans expansion in Australia
29 November 2016 Indian infrastructure giant Adani is to develop solar power plants...

Aquila expands in Sweden
29 November 2016 Aquila Capital has announced its second wind energy investment in Sweden...

FERC proposes new rule to increase participation of storage
23 November 2016 The USA’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed a new rule...

Flatlining carbon emissions highlight slowdown in power demand – GlobalData report
23 November 2016 Global carbon emissions caused by energy production remained steady in...

IEA calls for new LNG rules
23 November 2016 The IEA sees LNG demand picking up but it also believes that for this...

Wärtsilä to supply a 101 MW power plant to Argentina
23 November 2016 Wärtsilä has won a €75 million contract to supply a 101 MW ‘Smart...

Paris climate pledges will not be enough – IEA
23 November 2016 The IEA believes that the pledges made under the Paris climate agreement...

Germany’s demand response scheme approved
22 November 2016 The European Commission has approved a scheme in Germany that aims to...

Rampion array is taking shape
22 November 2016 All 116 foundations at the Rampion offshore wind farm have been installed...

Atlantis marks MeyGen milestone
22 November 2016 First power has been produced from the MeyGen tidal energy project site...

PPC sells grid stake
22 November 2016 Greece’s Public Power Corporation has agreed to sell a minority stake in...

WEO 2016 sees ‘broad transformations in the energy landscape’
16 November 2016 The IEA's latest 'World Energy Outlook' predicts a transformation of...

First combination of wind and pumped storage
16 November 2016 Voith is to deliver the pump turbines for this special project - the...

OAS and ORE Catapult join forces
16 November 2016 Ocean Array Systems is to use the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s 7...

UK sets out plans for renewables support
15 November 2016 The UK government has announced plans to support a range of...

Vattenfall wins Kriegers Flak bid
15 November 2016 Vattenfall has won the tender to build the Kriegers Flak offshore wind...

Dong to exit oil and gas
15 November 2016 Dong Energy has confirmed plans to exit from the oil and gas sector and...

NTPC adds solar field to Dadri coal plant
15 November 2016 India’s National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has announced plans to...

UK, India ink solar partnership
15 November 2016 The prime ministers of India and the UK have unveiled plans to develop...

China's NEA reduces its 2020 solar target
08 November 2016 China’s National Energy Administration has announced a solar energy target...

Large part of French nuclear fleet shut down
08 November 2016 A large proportion of France’s nuclear fleet has been shut down...

Tajikistan suffers major blackout
08 November 2016 Most of Tajikistan was hit by a blackout on October 28, following...

ABB wins $40 million TX order in China
08 November 2016 ABB has won an order worth over $40 million to provide power equipment...

Mainstream sets up finance arm
07 November 2016 Mainstream Renewable Power has established a new business unit to help...

Oil companies plan clean energy fund
07 November 2016 A group of seven oil majors has announced plans to establish a clean...

Intra Energy signs deal for Tanzania project
07 November 2016 Intra Energy Corporation (IEC) has signed a memorandum of understanding...

EBRD will finance Jordan wind plant
07 November 2016 One of the first wind power plants to be developed in Jordan will...

Panda commissions shale gas power plant
07 November 2016 The first power plant designed to take advantage of natural gas...

Substantial fall in offshore wind generating costs
01 November 2016 Auction programmes in The Netherlands and Denmark have added major impetus...

Offshore wind power boom expected
01 November 2016 Offshore wind power has the potential to grow from only 13 GW in 2015 to...

The IEA raises its five-year renewables growth forecast
01 November 2016 The International Energy Agency has significantly increased its...

Dresser-Rand to supply turbo-gensets for Zohr gas field
01 November 2016 Siemens’ Dresser-Rand business has received an order from Egypt-based...

Wärtsilä contracts for 92 MW power plant in Argentina
01 November 2016 Wärtsilä is to supply a 92 MW gas-fired baseload power plant to...

October 2016

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UNESCO calls for Rampal relocation
31 October 2016 UNESCO has joined a campaign calling for the government of Bangladesh...

Nepal, Bangladesh sign hydropower deal
31 October 2016 The governments of Nepal and Bangladesh have announced a deal to...

Tidal Energy goes into administration
31 October 2016 A buyer is being sought for Wales-based Tidal Energy Limited (TEL) after...

300 MW PV project proposed
31 October 2016 Reach Solar Energy has put forward plans for the construction of...

Dyesol signs LOI on perovskite technology
31 October 2016 Australian solar tech firm Dyesol has signed a letter of intent with...

Russia signs nuclear agreement with Paraguay
25 October 2016 Russia and Paraguay have signed a memorandum of understanding on...

Transformers market will be worth $16.6 billion by 2020
25 October 2016 The global distribution transformers market is set to rise from...

Oxford PV attracts finance for perovskite technology
25 October 2016 Oxford Photovoltaics has closed a £21 million funding round that will help...

ETI to investigate use of salt caverns for gas storage
25 October 2016 The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a project to examine...

Japanese firms agree deal for IGCC plants
25 October 2016 Tepco and Mitsubishi have established two joint venture companies...

Construction of 2000 MW gas plant will go ahead
25 October 2016 Development of a 2000 MW gas-fired power plant in India’s Gujurat state...

E.ON strengthens its renewables position in USA
25 October 2016 E.ON has started the construction of a 278 MW wind farm in Illinois,...

China Three Gorges buys Duke Energy’s Brazilian operations
20 October 2016 China Three Gorges Corporation is paying US$1.2 billion to buy Duke...

Collaborative research is 'advancing wind energy' – IEA
20 October 2016 More than 85% of lworldwide wind capacity resides in the...

Boosting renewables in cities ‘is vital’
20 October 2016 Boosting renewables in cities is vital to achieving climate and...

World’s most powerful tidal turbine installed
20 October 2016 The world’s most powerful tidal turbine has been installed at the...

Tepco plans a digital transformation
20 October 2016 GE Power and Tepco Fuel & Power have signed a memorandum of...

First Solar commissions Shams Ma'an project
19 October 2016 First Solar has completed construction of the Middle East’s largest...

JFE wins CFB order
19 October 2016 JFE Engineering Corp. is to build a 75 MWe biomass power plant in Japan...

Cubico wins Mexico PPAs
19 October 2016 Cubico Sustainable Investments has won power purchase agreements for 540...

European firms call for an end to MIPs
19 October 2016 Over 400 companies have signed a letter to the European Commission...

WEC issues decarbonisation warning
12 October 2016 Ahead of the 23rd World Energy Congress the World Energy Council has issued...

New report indicates 1300 GW of coal firing in 2040
12 October 2016 A new report from consultants Pöyry ('Pöyry Point of View') suggests...

South Australia blackout was caused by storms
11 October 2016 A preliminary report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)...

Rentel wind farm reaches financial close
11 October 2016 The 309 MW Rentel offshore wind farm has reached financial close,...

South Africa details LNG-to- power programme
11 October 2016 South Africa’s Department of Energy (DOE) has released long-awaited...

BNDES shifts its focus to renewables
11 October 2016 Brazil’s development bank says it will no longer fund new coal or oil...

UK gives OK to shale gas extraction
11 October 2016 The UK government has given the go-ahead for four exploratory shale gas...

EDF's credit rating downgraded
05 October 2016 Standard & Poor (S&P Global) has downgraded the credit rating of...

Swansea Bay turbine tender launched
05 October 2016 The Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project has launched a tender for the design...

ABB and Fluor in substation partnership
05 October 2016 ABB and Fluor have formed a global strategic partnership for the execution...

Schaeffler and IBM enter strategic partnership
05 October 2016 As part of its "Mobility for tomorrow" strategy, Schaeffler is digitising...

Pöyry awarded consultancy for ultra-supercritical in Indonesia
05 October 2016 PT Bhumi Jati Power has awarded Pöyry a technical consulting...

ETI assesses small modular reactors
05 October 2016 Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) could be operating in the UK by 2030 with...

Mainstream partnership targets Vietnam
05 October 2016 Mainstream Renewable Power and GE are teaming up to develop large-scale...

Mexico confirms renewables winners
05 October 2016 Authorities in Mexico have awarded contracts for the construction of...

Ohio consents new CCGT
05 October 2016 Regulators in Ohio, USA, have approved plans for the construction of a...

SheerWind licenses wind technology
05 October 2016 A novel wind turbine technology is set to be deployed in South Dakota,...

September 2016

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ABB to sell its cable business to NKT
27 September 2016 NKT Cables is to acquire ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business...

Nexans claims ‘triple milestone’ in HVDC
27 September 2016 Nexans' XPLE HVDC design has now fully qualified for 320 kV...

Siemens starts transfer of F-class know-how
27 September 2016 Siemens has entered the first phase of a bilateral contract with...

Megawatt-scale fuel cell commissioned in Mannheim
26 September 2016 E.On and FuelCell Energy Solutions have successfully commissioned a 1.4...

IEA urges Japan to act on emissions
26 September 2016 The IEA judges that Japan’s energy system has shown “great resilience”...

Total sees a future in AutoGrid
26 September 2016 Total Energy Ventures has acquired an interest in AutoGrid, a smart grid...

Vestas gains ground in Indonesian deal
26 September 2016 Vestas wind turbines will be used in a 60 MW Indonesian wind power...

CFB order for Tees Renewable
26 September 2016 The Tees Renewable energy plant will be equipped with the world’s...

USA wins solar trade case
20 September 2016 The World Trade Organisation appeals body has issued a report affirming a...

Heysham 2 completes record breaking continuous run
20 September 2016 Heysham 2 nuclear power station’s record-breaking reactor has been taken...

Nexans to supply cables for first 66 kV offshore array
20 September 2016 Nexans cable technology has been selected by VBMS for Blyth...

USA outlines ambitious offshore goals
20 September 2016 The US government has published a National Offshore Wind Strategy...

GE and EDL sign hydropower MoU
20 September 2016 GE and Electricite du Laos (EDL) have signed an MoU to launch joint...

Five shortlisted for Burbo Bank link
20 September 2016 UK energy regulator Ofgem has shortlisted five bidders in a tender for...

CFB order for Amec-FW
20 September 2016 JGC Corporation has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a contract to design...

Lewis Wind buys Uisenis wind farm
20 September 2016 Lewis Wind Power – a joint venture of Amec Foster Wheeler and EDF...

Hinkley Point C NPP will go ahead
19 September 2016 The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is to proceed after the UK...

First multi-megawatt tidal array unveiled
13 September 2016 Europe’s tidal energy industry reached an important milestone on 12...

US solar expanded by over 2 GW in Q2 2016
13 September 2016 The USA’s solar installation businesses added 2051 MW of PV capacity in...

Philippines government reconsiders the nuclear option
13 September 2016 The Philippines government is considering the possibility of taking out...

Australian government seeds clean energy investment
13 September 2016 Australia's government has announced the creation of a A$20 million...

MidAmerican gets approval for Wind XI
13 September 2016 MidAmerican Energy is finalising plans to start the construction of a 2000...

New solar tool 'reduces developer risks'
13 September 2016 Vaisala has launched a new tool aimed at helping developers and operators...

Octopus backs smart grid firm
12 September 2016 UK-based fund manager Octopus Investments has invested in...

Valmet secures HOFOR contract
12 September 2016 Valmet has won a €150 million order for the delivery of a...

USA and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal
06 September 2016 The United States and China, the two biggest emitters of greenhouse...

Hinkley Point deal ‘out of date and too expensive’
06 September 2016 The head of energy major ScottishPower has emphatically joined the...

Brush with a world record
06 September 2016 Brush Group has reached a major milestone in its power generation history...

US DOE funds EGS research
05 September 2016 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $29 million of funding...

Innogy buys Belectric
05 September 2016 RWE’s Innogy SE unit says it will “instantly” become an international...

Eggborough plans new combined cycle gas plant
05 September 2016 Eggborough Power has put forward plans to demolish the Eggborough...

Nova Innovation connects first commercial tidal array
05 September 2016 Nova Innovation has started operating the world’s first...

First turbine installed at Galway
05 September 2016 SSE has marked a key milestone in the development of the Galway wind...

August 2016

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Huge offshore wind research programme launched
26 August 2016 Vattenfall has launched a €3mn scientific research programme aimed...

Hinkley Point – UK ‘is looking for a way out’
26 August 2016 A UK newspaper reports that Whitehall officials reviewing the Hinkley...

Significant upgrade of Buenos Aires CCGT
26 August 2016 GE has signed an extension of its multi-year maintenance agreement...

Establishment of marine energy centre in SE Asia
26 August 2016 Researchers at Robert Gordon University have won £166k in funding to...

Chilean auction selects winners
26 August 2016 Chile’s National Energy Commission (CNE) has awarded contracts for...

Vattenfall is going more renewable
26 August 2016 Vattenfall has purchased an offshore wind development project in the...

Tees bio-plant completes financing
26 August 2016 The developers of the world’s largest new-build biomass plant have...

Brazilian government consents 482 MW wind farm
26 August 2016 Brazil’s Institute of the Environment (Ibama) has awarded planning consent...

E.ON starts construction of Arkona
26 August 2016 The Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea has moved from...

World’s largest windfarm receives planning consent
21 August 2016 The world’s largest offshore windfarm, the 1800 MW Hornsea Project Two,...

Catapult delivers first blade erosion measurement campaign
21 August 2016 The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has successfully delivered...

Two new partners for Teesside CCS project
21 August 2016 Teesside Collective, an industrial CCS project based in the northeast of...

Water recycling technology for coal-fired power plant
21 August 2016 GE is to supply its zero discharge wastewater treatment equipment for...

Senvion acquires Kenersys assets in India
21 August 2016 Senvion has signed definitive agreements to acquire the wind turbine...

HV switchgear for world’s highest dam
21 August 2016 Siemens is supplying two gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear sets for...

Vestas receives 100 MW order in Michigan
21 August 2016 Vestas has received an order from Sempra US Gas & Power for 29 V126-3.45...

Australian government moves to block a national asset sale
12 August 2016 The Australian government in the form of its recently appointed...

MHPS combines EMEA power businesses
12 August 2016 Thermal power plant constructor Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has...

E.ON adds Colbeck's Corner to its renewables portfolio
12 August 2016 With Colbeck's Corner, E.ON is putting a new industrial-scale onshore...

First Solar wins 160 MW in module contracts in Turkey
12 August 2016 First Solar has announced that the booking of 160 MW of photovoltaic...

Modules for first HRSG are on the way to Egypt
12 August 2016 The modules for the first HRSG for installation at the giant Beni Suef...

Senvion aiming for €2.3 bn revenues in 2016
12 August 2016 With Q2 revenues up 7% wind turbine manufacturer Senvion says its growth...

Ansaldo-Siemens dispute is settled in Ansaldo’s favour
08 August 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce Arbitral Tribunal has issued a...

UK renewables rise to record high
08 August 2016 The latest DUKES report shows that the renewables component in the UK's...

The Hinkley saga rages on
08 August 2016 Claims and counter claim concerning EDF’s advance knowledge or otherwise...

Australia's RE agency to road test wind-solar hybrid
07 August 2016 The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) hopes that the construction...

Brazil’s environment agency rejects plans for Tapajos dam
07 August 2016 Brazil’s Federal Environmental Agency (IBAMA) has officially announced...

UK plans new offshore transmission tender
07 August 2016 UK energy market regulator Ofgem says it will hold the next...

Sumitomo joins Macquarie in Galloper project
07 August 2016 Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation has signed a contract to invest in the...

Lightsource connects CFD project
07 August 2016 Lightsource Renewable Energy has started operations at the 12 MW Charity...

July 2016

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Hinkley – now you see it, now you don’t
29 July 2016 Despite expectations, the Hinkley Point NPP on-off saga continues.

FORESEA first call for support package applications
29 July 2016 The €11m FORESEA programme opened its first call for support...

Ansaldo Energia awarded Euro 80 m contracts in Indonesia
29 July 2016 Ansaldo Energia has received Notices to Proceed on two contracts signed...

Record investment in European offshore wind
29 July 2016 A record €14 billion was invested in Europe’s offshore wind energy sector...

Vattenfall commits to EOWDC
29 July 2016 Vattenfall has announced it will invest £300 million in the construction...

Forum calls for CCS funding
29 July 2016 Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) deployment must be progressed as an...

France awards floating wind tenders
29 July 2016 The French government has awarded contracts for the country’s first...

Malaysian combine wins bid for Bangladesh coal plant
29 July 2016 Development of a $2.5 billion coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh has...

Hottest June on record marks accelerated global warming
22 July 2016 US agencies Nasa and Noaa report that the average global temperature in...

Hinkley Point C – final decision on 28 July
22 July 2016 EDF's board of directors will meet on 28 July and make the final...

Legal challenge could scupper offshore wind plans
22 July 2016 The future of four major offshore wind projects in Scotland is in doubt...

UK parliament to investigate market failures
22 July 2016 Lawmakers in the UK have launched a new inquiry into the country’s...

ABB wins $300 m orders to supply first UHVDC link
22 July 2016 Contracts worth $300 million to supply equipment for a record breaking...

Total completes Saft acquisition
22 July 2016 Total has completed its 'friendly' takeover of battery maker Saft after...

AfDB loan boosts Ethiopian power sector
22 July 2016 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $104 million loan to...

Enel wins Indonesian geothermal tender
22 July 2016 Enel is to invest up to $30 million in the exploration phase of a...

UK scraps its Climate Change department
18 July 2016 The newly appointed UK prime minister Theresa May has sent a clear...

Major shifts in global gas trade expected
18 July 2016 The next five years will bring a reshaping of the global gas trade,...

ABB wins two grid strengthening contracts
18 July 2016 ABB has won an order worth more than $30million from Norway’s...

Siemens signs co-operation agreement with UNE
18 July 2016 Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cuban...

EDF targets Chinese wind sector
18 July 2016 EDF has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in UPC Asia...

Cape Wind project delayed over bird strike fears
18 July 2016 The firm developing an offshore wind farm off the coast of...

OPT wave energy converter reaches final validation stage
18 July 2016 Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) says it is one step closer to the...

Fluor gets go ahead for Greensville
17 July 2016 Fluor Corporation is to build a new combined cycle power plant in...

Nova Olinda build starts
17 July 2016 Construction of a 292 MW solar farm in Brazil has started, Enel Green...

Hinkley cost to taxpayer ‘will rise sharply’
11 July 2016 According to a UK government advisory published on 7 July the total...

Hassyan signs major clean coal contract with Harbin and GE
10 July 2016 Hassyan Energy Co, a joint venture of DEWA and ACWA Power Harbin Holding...

Multi-rotor wind turbine produces first kWh
10 July 2016 Vestas has announced that its multi-rotor wind turbine demonstration...

State Grid confirms CPFL deal
10 July 2016 China's State Grid Corporation says it is to buy a majority stake in...

Dong wins Borssele concessions
10 July 2016 Dong Energy has set a new record low for the price of offshore wind energy...

India's MNRE to study prospects for floating solar plants
10 July 2016 India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched a study...

Carrington rapid response plant nears completion
10 July 2016 UK Power Reserve's Carrington gas fired power station is nearing...

Wärtsilä awarded Argentine contracts
10 July 2016 Wärtsilä has signed deals to develop 382 MW of capacity in Argentina as...

North American governments make clean energy pledge
01 July 2016 The political leaders of the USA, Canada and Mexico have announced a...

PGCIL will have largest Statcom in India
01 July 2016 Siemens has received an order to deliver Statcom reactive power...

60 MW wind contract for Senvion
01 July 2016 Senvion has secured a contract for the delivery and installation of 30...

MHPS to supply STs for 120 MW waste-to-energy plant
01 July 2016 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received an order for two steam...

MAN strengthens its foothold in China
01 July 2016 From 2017, two MAN Diesel & Turbo combined heat and power packages...

UK commits to fifth carbon budget
01 July 2016 The UK government has approved an ambitious carbon budget for...

Dong will build Borkum Riffgrund 2
01 July 2016 Dong Energy is to go ahead with the construction of the Borkum Riffgrund...

Masdar consortium wins 800 MW solar project
01 July 2016 A consortium led by Masdar has won a contract to build a giant 800 MW...

Wärtsilä acquires Weir unit
01 July 2016 Wärtsilä has acquired Weir American Hydro from the Weir Group in a bid...

June 2016

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Siemens and Gamesa to merge their wind businesses
24 June 2016 Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens'...

Final energy market reforms for the UK published
24 June 2016 The UK's Competitions and Markets Authority has concluded its energy...

Vietnam investigates offshore potential
23 June 2016 Phu Cuong Group (PCG) has started investigating the feasibility...

PSEG breaks ground on new gas plant
23 June 2016 Construction has started on a new natural gas fired combined cycle...

Hive secures Cuba contract
23 June 2016 British solar firm Hive has won a contract to deliver Cuba's...

GE invests in residential storage firm
23 June 2016 GE Ventures has announced an investment in sonnen, a...

AES sells Brazilian distributor
23 June 2016 CPFL Energia has agreed to buy a power distributor based in southern...

Bouchain CC plant clocks up new world record efficiency
20 June 2016 EDF's Bouchain combined cycle plant - the first commercial application...

Areva details its $9 billion restructuring plan
17 June 2016 Loss-making French nuclear engineering group Areva has announced details of...

Sweden abolishes nuclear tax
17 June 2016 On 10 June the Swedish parliament voted to abolish its tax on nuclear...

Carbon dioxide levels are forecast to exceed the 400 ppm limit
17 June 2016 Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide will break through the...

Australia and India will 'fall short on Paris deal' - IChemE report
16 June 2016 Several countries that are considered key emitters of greenhouse gases...

TenneT proposes North Sea "hub and spoke" concept
16 June 2016 TenneT says that development of energy infrastructure in the North Sea...

Zambia sets new benchmark for solar bid price
16 June 2016 Zambia has set a new benchmark for low cost solar energy in Africa,...

Bokpoort sets solar record
16 June 2016 A thermal solar power plant in South Africa has set a new record...

CarbFix demonstrates CO2 storage success
16 June 2016 A team of scientists from Iceland has demonstrated a new technique...

PPA signed for Dubai's first coal plant
13 June 2016

Dong IPO is largest of the year to date
13 June 2016 Shares in Dong Energy rose 10% on 9 June as the state-owned Danish...

Weak demand prompts trading shift in gas trading
13 June 2016 Patterns in global natural gas trade will see a major shift in the next...

An 8.3 MW giant awakens
13 June 2016 By 2018 there will be a new holder of the title 'heavyweight champion of...

Enel, PLN seek opportunities in Indonesia
13 June 2016 Enel says it will develop an operational presence in Indonesia after...

EDF embarks on Blyth construction
13 June 2016 EDF Energy Renewables has started construction work on Blyth, an...

EU states pledge offshore support
13 June 2016 Energy ministers from ten EU states have signed an agreement...

Access shortlists prize projects
12 June 2016 Access Power has drawn up a shortlist of five renewable energy projects...

Nexans achieves two deep sea cable records
06 June 2016 Nexans has completed installation of the world's longest and deepest 420...

Prysmian hands over 'cable of records'
06 June 2016 On 31 May Prysmian Group announced that the EHV power cable link...

Vattenfall to build Denmark´s largest offshore wind farm
06 June 2016 Vattenfall is about to start construction of the offshore wind farm Horns...

ABB wins contract to strengthen Indonesia's power infrastructure
06 June 2016 ABB has won an $11 million order from PLN Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN)...

Rosenergoatom has expansion plans
06 June 2016 Russian nuclear utility Rosenergoatom, a subsidiary of state...

Posco Pohang steam generation to be significantly uprated
06 June 2016 GE has signed an agreement with Toshiba to retrofit four of its...

US Army goes solar
06 June 2016 The first of June marked the start of operations of a new 30 MW solar...

UK review of tidal lagoons: call for evidence
06 June 2016 The UK's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has initiated...

May 2016

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Donald Trump 'would end Paris climate deal'
27 May 2016 Presumptive Republican nominee in the US presidential race Donald Trump...

Prysmian sets two new high voltage records for DC cable
27 May 2016 Prysmian Group reports that it has successfully developed and tested its...

La Nina could cause UK price spikes
27 May 2016 Analysis by Bloomberg News suggests that the incoming weather system...

Fire reported at Ivanpah
26 May 2016 A generating tower at the Ivanpah solar thermal array was shut down in...

Nordic utilities call for stronger ETS
26 May 2016 Three Nordic region utilities have called for action to strengthen the...

Beatrice partners achieve financial close
26 May 2016 SSE, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and SDIC Power have given...

Renesola plans Turkish solar pipeline
26 May 2016 Renesola has formed a partnership with UCK Group that will see the...

Mott MacDonald advises on Scaling Solar initiative
26 May 2016 Mott MacDonald has been advising the International Finance Corporation on...

2016 likely to be the hottest year on record
20 May 2016 The latest monthly report from NASA shows that April 2016 was the...

Milestone reached for world's largest CCGT plant
20 May 2016 On 19 May Siemens marked with a special ceremony the arrival of four...

ETI identifies cost effective CCS sites off the UK coast
20 May 2016 A new report produced for the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)...

UK government MPs support Swansea tidal lagoon project
20 May 2016 Recent research shows very strong backing for the Swansea Bay Tidal...

IEA urges Belgian government to act on energy policy
20 May 2016 The International Energy Agency has urged Belgium to adopt a national...

Mainstream to fight CFD contract termination
20 May 2016 Mainstream has opted to dispute a decision by the UK's Low Carbon...

Dudgeon secures financial close
20 May 2016 The developers of one of the world's largest offshore wind farms...

Wärtsilä wins Bangladesh contracts
20 May 2016 Wärtsilä has won two contracts to supply new power plants to Bangladesh.

HeliosAltas to deliver small hydro technology to the Philippines
19 May 2016 HeliosAltas Corporation has secured an exclusive distribution and...

GE acquires Doosan's HRSG business
13 May 2016 GE Power has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the heat recovery...

Dong Energy launches share offering
13 May 2016 Dong Energy, one of the most prominent companies in offshore wind power,...

Paris Agreement injects optimism into carbon markets despite falling prices
13 May 2016 Thomson Reuters 2016 Point Carbon Market Survey suggests that the...

Primary energy consumption continues to rise
13 May 2016 The US Energy Information Administration's International Energy Outlook...

Europe slips down the renewables investment rankings
13 May 2016 European markets have lost ground in EY's latest Renewable Energy...

Exxon and FuelCell Energy to pursue carbon capture solutions
13 May 2016 ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy have announced plans to collaborate in...

South Australia shuts its last coal plant
13 May 2016 Energy firm Alinta has ceased operations at its Northern power station...

Total to acquire Saft
13 May 2016 Total has agreed to buy battery maker Saft in a bid to boost its...

Mainstream gains Cerro Tigre consent
13 May 2016 Mainstream Renewable Power has obtained environmental approval for its 264...

Europe needs regionalised transmission policy
05 May 2016 ENTSO-E has produced a new report which concludes that a new kind of...

Selling the state silverware?
05 May 2016 The French government is considering selling shares in some of the...

New catalyst produces sulphur-free carbon dioxide
05 May 2016 Icelandic geothermal power company HS Orka hf has signed a contract...

France introduces carbon floor price
05 May 2016 The French government has announced plans to introduce a carbon price...

Data update reveals coal's part in GHG emissions
04 May 2016 One-quarter of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is produced by...

Dulas and Innovatec partner in post-subsidy renewables
04 May 2016 Innovatec, an Italian energy efficiency services business, has formed...

Malakoff commissions 1 GW plant
04 May 2016 Malaysian IPP Malakoff has started commercial operations at a...

New share index highlights divest-invest drive
04 May 2016 FTSE Russell has launched an innovative new index, listing companies...

April 2016

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SunEdison files for Chapter 11 protection
28 April 2016 Solar company SunEdison announced on 21 April that it has filed...

New member for the IEA Clean Coal Centre
28 April 2016 The IEA Clean Coal Centre has confirmed that the Dubai Electricity and...

Hinkley C decision delayed again
28 April 2016 EDF has delayed the final investment decision for its Hinkley Point...

Huge wind order for Siemens 7 MW WTG
28 April 2016 Siemens has received two major orders for its offshore wind power...

Power crisis forces two-day week in Venezuela
28 April 2016 Venezuela's government has implemented rolling blackouts and imposed...

Wärtsilä gets into the solar business
28 April 2016 Wärtsilä has announcedthat it is to start offering utility-scale...

ETI seeks partners for hydrogen storage project
27 April 2016 The UK's Energy Technologies Institute has embarked on a project...

E.ON, Statoil to build Arkona
27 April 2016 E.ON has announced that it has made a final investment decision on the 385...

Senvion wins its first supply contracts in Chile
27 April 2016 Senvion has won its first contracts in Chile, signing a supply deal...

Prysmian claims new T&D technology milestone
21 April 2016 Prysmian Group is launching what it describes as a new breakthrough...

Arup appointed to undertake CCS study
21 April 2016 Engineering consultancy Arup has been appointed by Summit Power to...

Large tidal power project receives approval
21 April 2016 The Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) has received the go-ahead to...

ABB wins $300m contract to strengthen China's grid
21 April 2016

Greenpeace demands international companies 'step away from' Tapajós hydro project
21 April 2016 Greenpeace wants the large international companies that it believes...

Vattenfall sells German lignite operations
20 April 2016 Vattenfall has signed an agreement worth SEK33 billion to sell its...

France to launch new offshore tender
20 April 2016 The French government is preparing to launch its third tender for...

Final investment decision on Solberg wind farm
20 April 2016 Fortum says it will start building a 75 MW wind farm in Sweden this...

Enel extends its Brazilian wind portfolio
20 April 2016 Enel has started construction of a 90 MW wind farm in Brazil.

Engie divests Polish assets
20 April 2016 Energy firm Engie is planning to sell a coal fired power plant in...

European spot prices edged higher in March
14 April 2016 European power prices rebounded in March from the lows seen in February,...

Volvo aiming for the heights of Stage 5
14 April 2016 Volvo Penta is looking to move into new territory, to evolve new...

Peabody seeks bankruptcy protection
14 April 2016 Coal company Peabody Energy said it would start laying "the foundation...

IEA endorses greater Iberian interconnection
14 April 2016 The International Energy Agency has urged Portugal to continue its efforts...

Kenya taps Rift Valley geothermal resource
14 April 2016 Kenya has received approval from the Climate Investment Funds'...

ESB plans solar investments
14 April 2016 Irish electricity utility ESB is planning to invest heavily in solar...

World Bank supports Bangladesh upgrade
14 April 2016 Bangladesh has signed a $217 million financing agreement with the...

SPIE and Dura Vermeer will build new 380 kV interconnector
14 April 2016 SPIE and Dura Vermeer are joining forces to build the major section of...

Coal near-term still gloomy, but there are signs of recovery
07 April 2016 The steam-coal market is expected to remain challenging for the next...

Human impact is creating 'striking new pattern' in global energy flow
07 April 2016 The impact humans have made on Earth in terms of how we produce and...

Power industry deal value continues to decline
07 April 2016 The global power industry saw 2855 deals worth just over $610 billion...

Siemens to supply power island for 940MW gas plant
07 April 2016 Siemens has been chosen by Clean Energy Future as the turnkey supplier...

Mega-solar power plant to be built in Kenya
07 April 2016 The Kenyan government has approved a mega-solar power plant to be funded...

ABB to provide first digital substation in the United Kingdom
07 April 2016 ABB is to participate in the FITNESS ("Future Intelligent...

Li-ion batteries aid renewable energy generation in Puerto Rico 
07 April 2016 Saft has been awarded a contract with Windmar to provide three Intensium...

Way cleared for Batang plant construction
07 April 2016 Construction of a 2000 MW coal-fired power plant in Indonesia is set to...

March 2016

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Global carbon emissions stay flat for second year running
31 March 2016 Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stayed flat for the...

2015 marks new record for renewables investment
31 March 2016 Renewable energy set new records in 2015 for investment and capacity...

China tackles its coal glut
31 March 2016 Authorities in China have ordered 13 provincial governments to stop...

Amec FW secures biomass deal
31 March 2016 Finnish utility Seinäjoen Energia Oy has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler...

Longannet closure signals end for Scotland's coal power
31 March 2016 The Longannet coal-fired power plant in Scotland has switched off its...

GE to deploy robotic inspection at Alinta plants
31 March 2016 GE's Power Services business has signed an agreement to deploy its DIRIS...

EDF offered state support for Hinkley C
31 March 2016 EDF is reported to have been promised a state bailout worth billions of...

1000 MW ultrasupercritical power plant starts up in Malaysia
31 March 2016 Malakoff Corporation Berhad's 1000 MW Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant (T4)...

German nuke hits production record
31 March 2016 Platts reports that Germany's 1.4 GW Grohnde reactor has now generated...

Siemens to build rotor factory in Morocco
31 March 2016 Siemens is to build a factory in Tangier to manufacture rotor blades...

Basslink repair delayed
24 March 2016 Repair of the Basslink cable linking Tasmania across the Bass strait...

UK's SMR competition attracting widespread interest
24 March 2016 The UK government has published a policy paper outlining the first phase of...

TransCanada sells US power plants
24 March 2016 TransCanada has announced the sale of its power generation assets in the...

Predicted global water shortfall 'will impact power generation'
24 March 2016 Water scarcity could have a detrimental impact on energy supplies in...

Construction of Kinyerezi gets under way
24 March 2016 Construction of Tanzania's first natural gas fired combined cycle power...

AfDB approves Rwanda loan
24 March 2016 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $24 million loan...

Bokpoort CSP inaugurated
24 March 2016 Sener, Acciona, TSK and Crowie have inaugurated a 55 MW concentrated...

Primrose energises 50 MW solar farm
24 March 2016 The Eveley solar farm in Hampshire, southern England, has been connected...

February temperature rise exceeds previous records by a huge margin
17 March 2016 Global temperatures in February exceeded previous monthly records by...

Peabody 'on the verge of bankruptcy'
17 March 2016 American mining giant Peabody Energy, the world's largest private...

Offshore wind costs 'falling fast'
17 March 2016 A new report has provided strong evidence that the cost of energy...

ABB to enable UK's first digital substation
17 March 2016 SP Energy Networks has selected ABB to participate in the Future...

Solar plant with battery storage proposed for Wales
17 March 2016 Countryside Renewables is proposing the construction of a large-scale...

HRS plans new biomass plant
17 March 2016 Plans for the construction of a new biomass fired power plant in...

Engie boosts Maïa Eolis stake
17 March 2016 Engie has strengthened its position in the French wind energy market with...

Roatan opts for propane power plant
17 March 2016 A Honduran electric utility has placed an order with Wärtsilä for...

US solar set for record growth in 2016
10 March 2016 The US solar market is set to grow a by record-breaking 119 % this...

European spot power price plunged in February
10 March 2016 Cheap fuel, plentiful wind and weak demand combined to deflate...

Engie disposes of US assets
10 March 2016 Engie has signed definitive agreements to sell its interests in 10 GW...

AMSC forms superconductor partnership
10 March 2016 AMSC and BASF Corporation have announced plans to jointly develop an...

Duke to replace Asheville coal-fired plant with gas unit
10 March 2016 Duke Energy has secured approval to replace a coal-fired power plant in...

GE to build biomass plant in Belgium
10 March 2016 Belgian Eco Energy (BEE) has selected GE to build a 215 MW...

Battery makers outline Na-ion technology partnership
10 March 2016 Battery firm Faradion is partnering with Moixa Technology and WMG to...

New high court action to block the EPA's Mercury Rule
03 March 2016 A coalition of 20 states has asked the USA's high court to stay the...

Delivery of Siemens' largest GT order gets under way
03 March 2016 Two H class gas turbines, the first consignment of the largest order...

Dong Energy to construct 'waste to gas to power' plant in Cheshire
03 March 2016 Construction work is about to start on a 5 MWe waste-to-power plant...

UK sets out capacity market reforms
03 March 2016 The UK government hopes that planned reforms to the country's capacity...

E.ON to partner Solarwatt in solar storage venture
03 March 2016 E.ON has announced plans to develop a solar energy storage solution...

SEAI awards €4.3 million for marine energy projects
03 March 2016 The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has made grants...

Altitec signs South African JV
03 March 2016 Inspection specialist Altitec has announced a five-year agreement...

Uganda solar farm build imminent
03 March 2016 Access Energy Group and EREN RE are preparing to start the construction...

UK builds floating solar farm
03 March 2016 Construction of Europe's largest floating solar farm has started,...

February 2016

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Didcot boiler house collapse - four feared dead
25 February 2016 One person has died and three people are missing following the collapse of...

Wind farm investors may have to repay federal subsidies
25 February 2016 Investors in the giant Alta Wind facility in California's San Joaquin...

1000 MW of wind capacity planned for central Norway
25 February 2016 Statkraft, TrønderEnergi and the European investor consortium Nordic...

Prysmian to build the COBRAcable interconnector
25 February 2016 Prysmian Group has won the €250 million contract to lay the COBRAcable...

Dong divests Burbo Bank stake
25 February 2016 Dong Energy has completed an agreement to sell 50 % of the Burbo...

New wind farm proposed for Scotland
25 February 2016 Developers have outlined to the Scottish government plans for...

Wroughton PV farm construction underway
25 February 2016 Public Power Solutions (PPS) and the Science Museum Group have...

Palm Paper CCGT given green light
25 February 2016 Plans for the construction of a new gas-fired combined cycle power plant...

US Supreme Court puts Clean Power Plan on hold
17 February 2016 On 9