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February 2024

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105km Finland – Estonia EstLink 1 to be upgraded
29 February 2024 Hitachi Energy has won an order to provide Fingrid and Elering,...

Bekaert and Toshiba sign PEM electrolyser agreement
29 February 2024 Bekaert and Toshiba Energy Systems have entered into a global...

India boosts nuclear expansion with launch of two new units at Kakrapar
29 February 2024 India aims to add 18 new nuclear power reactors with a capacity of 13,800...

XFLEX HYDRO unveils seven recommendations to enhance hydropower flexibility
29 February 2024 The XFLEX HYDRO project has unveiled a comprehensive set of...

GE and Dragos to develop grid protection solutions
27 February 2024 GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business and Dragos Inc have announced...

Plan for 100 MW green H2 plant in Finland
27 February 2024 Oulu Energy is in the initial stages of planning what it believes will be...

Aker awarded waste-to-energy study contract
27 February 2024 Aker Carbon Capture has been awarded a study from an un-named...

$559 m financing for 1 GWh BESS in Arizona
27 February 2024 Strata Clean Energy, a developer, owner, and operator of renewable...

ZNPP in more danger as the front line comes nearer
27 February 2024 Powerful explosions shook windows at the site of Ukraine’s...

Prysmian signs €2 billion contract for EGL2 link
27 February 2024 Prysmian has finalised a contract worth in the region of €1.9 billion...

Move to establish offshore wind in the Incheon region of Korea
26 February 2024 Ørsted has signed a memorandum of understanding with Incheon...

Plans approved for 2 GW Orkney wind farm
26 February 2024 The Orkney Island Council has given its backing to the West of...

Oersted to cut up to 800 jobs and pause dividend
20 February 2024 Ørsted, which is developing the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the...

FirstEnergy abandons its 2030 climate target
20 February 2024 FirstEnergy Corp has notified its shareholders that it has abandoned its...

‘Global leap forward’ in nuclear welding technology achieved
20 February 2024 Completion of the first full sized small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear...

World's largest renewable energy park starts operations
20 February 2024 Adani Green Energy Ltd, India's largest renewable energy company and...

Opening of first dual-fuel gas and green hydrogen plant in Australia
20 February 2024 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business and EnergyAustralia have announced...

Wärtsilä to lead €200 million ecosystem collaboration
20 February 2024 Technology group Wärtsilä will lead a five-year collaboration of more...

1200 MW gas fuelled project to replace coal firing
20 February 2024 Sandow Lakes Energy Co, headquartered in Rockdale, Texas has outlined...

RheEnergise secures equity investment for pumped hydro
16 February 2024 RheEnergise, the UK company that is developing HD Hydro, said to be...

Electricity production continues upward, but coal declines
16 February 2024 The latest International Energy Agency ‘Monthly Electricity...

Average global temperature rise likely to exceed 1.5 °C in 2024
13 February 2024 January 2024 was the warmest January on record globally, with an average...

EU focuses on climate-friendly industry in 2040 climate target proposal
13 February 2024 The European Commission has recommended that the bloc reduce net...

GE to build onshore connection for Poland's largest offshore array
13 February 2024 GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business, in partnership with Polimex...

General Atomics awarded SiC foam contract
13 February 2024 General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has been awarded...

Holtec to be offered loan to restart Palisades NPP
13 February 2024 Bloomberg News reports that the US federal government intends to offer a...

Global gas demand set for stronger growth in 2024
13 February 2024 The growth in global gas demand is rebounding and set to pick up in...

Feasibility study to produce e-methane in Abu Dhabi
13 February 2024 Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), Inpex Corp, Tokyo Gas Co.,...

IEA head urges climate bonus payments
13 February 2024 The planned climate bonus (‘Klimageld’) payment to return state revenues...

Holtec unveils hybrid nuclear-solar power plant design
09 February 2024 Holtec International has announced the development of a new power...

Energoatom staff banned from ZNPP
06 February 2024 Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi of the International Atomic...

Record participation in German PV auction
06 February 2024 Germany’s Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has announced that the volume...

First tidal energy plant in Southeast Asia
06 February 2024 Energies PH, Inc, through its affiliate San Bernardino Ocean...

Bydgoszcz will be Poland’s largest gas-fuelled power plant to be ‘H2 ready’
06 February 2024 INNIO Group has announced that five Jenbacher J920 FleXtra engines will...

Plan to create a deep mine gravity energy store
06 February 2024 The community of Pyhäjärvi, population 5000, lies 450 km north of...

Shell joins ‘Renewables for Subsea Power’ project
06 February 2024 Energy major Shell has joined the Renewables for Subsea Power...

Drax to launch new business focused on large-scale CO2 removal
06 February 2024 Drax Group has announced that it plans to establish a new...

Rolls-Royce uprates mtu Series 1600 by 49%
06 February 2024 The new generation of the Rolls-Royce 12-cylinder mtu Series 1600 Gx1...

January 2024

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Safety concerns persist at ZNPP – IAEA Update
30 January 2024 Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) lost its immediate...

Aker and MAN ES join forces to accelerate CCUS
30 January 2024 Aker Carbon Capture and MAN Energy Solutions have signed a Memorandum...

GE announces 1.4 GW of onshore wind projects in Australia
30 January 2024 GE Vernova’s Onshore Wind business on 29 January confirmed the signing of...

Hinkley Point C may be delayed until 2031
30 January 2024 A review of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK has...

NJ Transit scraps plan for gas-fired backup plant
30 January 2024 New Jersey’s public transit agency announced on 26 January that it...

Rolls-Royce opens US mtu overhaul centre
30 January 2024 Rolls-Royce Power Systems Division has opened a new Remanufacturing...

CHF 20 million raised to further develop subcritical nuclear
30 January 2024 Transmutex SA, a nuclear engineering company based in Geneva, has announced...

US administration pauses natural gas projects
30 January 2024 President Biden’s administration has stopped the USA’s surging exports...

Enchanted Rock receives grant to create ‘breakthrough engine’
30 January 2024 On 25 January Enchanted Rock, a provider of electrical resiliency...

GE Hitachi awarded nuclear design funding
30 January 2024 GE Vernova’s nuclear business, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, was on 25...

Substantial fall in global electricity production from fossil fuels
23 January 2024 The latest International Energy Agency ‘Monthly Electricity...

Germany ‘to miss coal phase-out target by eight years’
23 January 2024 Germany's energy system is not expected to fully retire coal until the end...

EU parliament endorses a call for a geothermal strategy
23 January 2024 On 18 January the European Parliament’s Plenary voted on a resolution, led...

First STEP – major landmark reached
23 January 2024 An industry “first” has been achieved with the initial hot-fire closed...

Drax CCS consent
23 January 2024 On 16 January 2024, the Drax Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and...

Grid readiness ‘is key to transition’ – new utilities study
23 January 2024 On 17 January Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) and...

Vestas introduces low-emission steel for WTGs
23 January 2024 Vestas has established a partnership with ArcelorMittal to launch...

German onshore wind auctions fall short of target
23 January 2024 Onshore wind power was significantly expanded in Germany last year, when...

Ceres signs first hydrogen licence with Delta
23 January 2024 Ceres Power Holdings, a prominent UK developer of clean energy...

Empire Wind 2 offshore wind project announces ‘reset’
16 January 2024 Equinor and bp have announced an agreement with the New York State...

ZNPP safety inspections still being hindered
16 January 2024 International Atomic Energy Agency experts at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya...

Green hydrogen falling well behind other renewables
16 January 2024 Speaking at a press conference for the launch of the IEA’s Renewables...

Avaada to develop 6 GW hybrid wind-solar in Gujarat
16 January 2024 Avaada, a prominent integrated energy platform in India, has signed...

Largest UK H2 production hub plans approved
16 January 2024 The local governing authority, Cheshire West & Chester Council, has...

MAN Energy Solutions to supply Karpowership with 48 dual-fuel engines
16 January 2024 MAN Energy Solutions and Karpowership have signed a contract for the...

Global market for microgrids ‘will top $55 bn by 2032’
16 January 2024 A new report from Guidehouse Insights exploring the global microgrid...

ScottishPower unveils £5.4bn in network investment
16 January 2024 ScottishPower, which is part of the Iberdrola Group, has unveiled...

Biggest expansion of UK nuclear power for 70 years
16 January 2024 On 11 January the UK government launched its plans for the biggest...

Solar and wind lead growth of US power generation
16 January 2024 In its latest ‘Short Term Energy Outlook’ report, the US Energy...

World Energy Council Announces Programme For 26th World Energy Congress
10 January 2024 With 100 days until the 26th World Energy Congress, the World Energy...

JET delivers its final plasma pulse
09 January 2024 Some 40-and-a-half years after delivering its first plasma pulse on 25...

UK invests in high-tech nuclear fuel HALEU
09 January 2024 The UK will become the first country in Europe to launch a high-assay...

Record investments in Norwegian hydro and wind power planned
09 January 2024 Statkraft, the state-owned Norwegian enterprise said to be Europe’s...

Copenhagen Infrastructure acquires solar PV portfolio
09 January 2024 On 3 Jan Soltec Power Holding and Copenhagen Infrastructure...

Gazelle and Tugdock to jointly develop modular floating platform
09 January 2024 Gazelle Wind Power, which develops next-generation floating offshore...

GE to power first H2-ready power plant in Queensland
09 January 2024 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business announced on 8 January that it had secured...

Vestas secures 401 MW order for wind project in Arizona, USA
09 January 2024 Vestas has received a 401 MW nameplate capacity order, consisting of...

Initiative to standardise design of 700W+ modules
09 January 2024 Trina Solar, said to be the world's leading smart PV and energy...

Prysmian expands its cable laying fleet
09 January 2024 Prysmian Group has responded to the growing market for undersea power...

RWE to take over development of the Norfolk Wind Zone
03 January 2024 RWE and Vattenfall have come to an agreement under which RWE will take...

Vestas signs 1362 MW of wind supply contracts
03 January 2024 Vestas has released details of eight wind turbine supply contracts...

Aker awarded carbon capture design project for Grain power station
02 January 2024 Uniper has awarded Aker Carbon Capture a Process Design Package (PDP)...

Prysmian completes Fécamp offshore cable project
02 January 2024 Prysmian Group has announced the successful commissioning of the...

RWE secures 684 MW wind project with Mitsui and Osaka Gas
02 January 2024 RWE Offshore Wind Japan has been selected in a consortium together...

Vestas secures its largest onshore project to date
02 January 2024 Vestas has secured a firm order from Pattern Energy to power a major...

China’s world-first pebble bed facility goes commercial
02 January 2024 Following a 168 hour demonstration run, China’s HTR-PM (high temperature...

December 2023

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Global electricity production starts to rise again
19 December 2023 According to the International Energy Agency’s ‘Monthly...

Construction of Germany’s north-south power link starts
19 December 2023 Online news agency Clean Energy Wire reports that following several years...

“Significant advance” in ocean modelling
19 December 2023 A Dutch offshore wind report has categorised the Unified-WRF model...

Topsoe awarded €94 m from EU fund
19 December 2023 The EU’s Innovation Fund has awarded Topsoe €94 million for the...

Voith to equip major hydro plant in Angola
19 December 2023 Voith is set to supply equipment for the large-scale hydropower plant...

Wood to support one of the world’s largest offshore connection projects
19 December 2023 Wood, the prominent consulting and engineering company, has been awarded...

US solar and wind ‘to overtake coal-fired generation in 2024’ – EIA
19 December 2023 The US Energy Information Administration expects, for the first year...

PPA signed for South Africa's largest hybrid renewable project
19 December 2023 ACWA Power, the lead shareholder and developer of the ACWA Power Project...

Delegates reach ‘historic’ COP28 deal to transition away from fossil fuels
13 December 2023 After a night of intense wrangling, and a day after the UN’s climate...

Oman announces plans for green hydrogen corridor
12 December 2023 The Sultanate of Oman's Ministry of Energy and Minerals, and Hydrogen...

Chaos in Dubai as COP28 overruns
12 December 2023 At the time of writing the debate was still going on at COP28, the UN...

A reliable power supply for SE Asia’s largest floating solar plant
12 December 2023 The Cirata project is Southeast Asia’s largest floating solar project,...

UK plans for offshore wind leasing Round 5
12 December 2023 The UK’s Crown Estate, which controls the disposition of land under...

ENEC signs MoU with MoltexFLEX
12 December 2023 Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed a Memorandum...

EC approves compensation for early phase-out of coal
12 December 2023 Having approved in February a law that effectively bans the sale of...

ABB and Gravitricity to collaborate on gravity fed energy storage systems
12 December 2023 ABB has signed an agreement with UK-based gravity energy storage...

At COP28, IEA emphasises the urgent action needed
12 December 2023 The IEA’s delegation in Dubai has been making clear what needs to be done...

Significant declarations at COP28
05 December 2023 A historic Ministerial Declaration signed on 2 December at the COP28...

MIDA and Masdar sign 10 GW renewables agreements
05 December 2023 Masdar and the Malaysian Investment Development Authority have put...

Global CO2 emissions will rise through to 2050 – EIA
05 December 2023 The US Energy Information Administration projects that global...

DTEK ready to implement largest wind farm in E Europe
05 December 2023 Ukraine energy major DTEK Group and Vestas on 4 December signed a...

Investors file lawsuit against NuScale after SMR cancellation
05 December 2023 A group of investors has filed a lawsuit against Portland-based US...

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners launches GMF II growth fund
05 December 2023 On 4 December Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners announced the launch of...

Masdar expands its European presence
05 December 2023 Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – aka Masdar – and Taaleri Energia,...

GE Vernova to supply 36 WTGs to O2 Power in India
05 December 2023 GE Vernova has received an order from O2 Power Private Ltd to...

Saskatchewan microreactor receives $80 m funding
05 December 2023 Saskatchewan Research Council has received $80 million in government...

November 2023

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Violent winter storms cause havoc in Ukraine and west Russia
28 November 2023 Violent wind and snow storms have brought widespread death, destruction...

Prospect of a new pipeline across the Alps
28 November 2023 The German and Italian governments have agreed to expand energy...

Mott MacDonald to explore UK nuclear prospects with KEPCO
28 November 2023 Mott MacDonald has signed an MOU with KEPCO Engineering &...

DNV launches power transformer project
28 November 2023 DNV has initiated an innovative Joint Industry Project in collaboration...

Wärtsilä launches advanced energy storage system
28 November 2023 Wärtsilä has launched ‘Quantum High Energy’ (QuantumHE), which it...

Oil and gas producers ‘are being confronted with profound choices’ – IEA
28 November 2023 Oil and gas producers face pivotal choices about their role in the...

RWE and partners secure contracts in French offshore bidding round
28 November 2023 The French CRE (Commission for the Regulation of Energy) has published...

Siemens Gamesa recovery plan
28 November 2023 At its third Capital Market Day in Hamburg, Germany, Siemens Energy...

Vestas secures order for V163-4.5 MW WTGs in US
28 November 2023 Vestas has received a 239 MW order to power an undisclosed wind project...

An $18 trillion capital gap is ‘threatening the green energy transition’
21 November 2023 Closing the $18 trillion gap to fund the green energy transition through...

Hydrogen ramp-up in Germany ‘is slowing down’
21 November 2023 The ramp-up of the hydrogen economy in Germany is slowing down,...

First power from Denmark’s next offshore wind farm
21 November 2023 On 10 November, the first power from Vattenfall’s offshore wind...

Next generation tidal energy project in Wales
21 November 2023 HydroWing is preparing to deploy its next generation tidal energy...

Global electricity production rose in August
21 November 2023 The 15 November issue of the International Energy Agency’s...

RheEnergise to develop LDES project in Chile
21 November 2023 Colbún, the third largest power generation company in Chile, and a...

Berlin provides €7.5 bn ‘safety net’ for Siemens Energy
21 November 2023 Germany’s Federal government is providing the facility of a safety net...

First sensor of commercial scale emissions goes into orbit
21 November 2023 An orbital sensor able to detect carbon dioxide emissions from...

Alternative to diesel-powered generators unveiled
21 November 2023 Hitachi Energy has unveiled a demonstration unit of its HyFlex...

Largest hospital in Gaza has lost all power
14 November 2023 The Al-Shifa hospital, one of the few health centres still functioning...

UK faces extensive transition challenges
14 November 2023 A new report produced by the REA (the Association for Renewable Energy...

ACWA, Masdar and SOCAR sign MoU for 500 MW RE projects in Azerbaijan
14 November 2023 ACWA Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi...

Consortium wins bid for 1100 MW solar project
14 November 2023 A consortium of Masdar, EDF Renewables and Nesma Co has signed a...

SA to fill power gap with gas projects and NPP extension
14 November 2023 South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom is accelerating plans for 3...

The largest BESS project in southeast Europe
14 November 2023 Stationary battery manufacturer Hithium and solar project EPC...

ULC-Energy, Topsoe and Rolls-Royce SMR to co-operate on H2 production
14 November 2023 ULC-Energy has signed an agreement with Topsoe and Rolls-Royce SMR to...

FERC–NERC final report on storm Elliott
14 November 2023 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the North...

SE Asia’s largest floating solar plant inaugurated
14 November 2023 On 9 November in Java, Indonesia’s state-owned utility PLN Group, with...

DTEK wins Hague case over seized Crimean assets
07 November 2023 In a ruling handed down on 2 November, the International Arbitral...

DNV concludes Phase 1 of project to optimise floating designs
07 November 2023 DNV has successfully concluded Phase 1 of its joint industry project aimed...

First Ammonia and Uniper green ammonia project in Texas
07 November 2023 First Ammonia is to produce ammonia from renewable electricity at...

National Grid to accelerate up to 20 GW of grid connections
07 November 2023 The UK’s National Grid is accelerating the connection of up to 20 GW of...

STEP forward for Brayton high efficiency demo
07 November 2023 GTI Energy and its partners, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and...

Aiming for 100% green hydrogen in DeBary 7E peaker
07 November 2023 Duke Energy is planning a “first-of-its-kind” project at its DeBary site...

H-class combined cycle plants to replace German coal power plants
07 November 2023 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business has secured two orders from EnBW to...

TenneT installs artificial reefs at Hollandse Kust west alpha
07 November 2023 TenneT, in collaboration with contractor Equans/Smulders, has created...

Clean Power runs electrolyser at utility scale
07 November 2023 Clean Power Hydrogen, the UK-based green hydrogen technology...

Austin and CPS oppose Constellation NPP purchase
07 November 2023 Constellation has completed its acquisition of NRG Energy’s 44%...

Global community sets new ambition for hydropower to enable sustainable growth
03 November 2023 The World Hydropower Congress 2023, hosted in Bali, Indonesia, has unveiled...

October 2023

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Wind power package: a game-changer for Europe
31 October 2023 In her State of the Union speech in September, EU Commission president...

AEP to receive federal grant to enhance grid reliability
31 October 2023 American Electric Power has been selected for a $27.8 million federal...

Russians ‘likely targeted Khmelnytsky nuclear plant’
31 October 2023 The likely target of a Russian drone attack in western Ukraine was...

IAEA Update 191 – attacks on two nuclear plants, but little damage
31 October 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency experts have assessed the damage caused...

Large-scale Netherlands CCS project in the offing
31 October 2023 MAN Energy Solutions has won the contract for the delivery of...

National Grid awarded $50m federal infrastructure grant
31 October 2023 National Grid has been awarded a $50 million grant from the US Department...

RWE awarded 1.3 GW offtake contract in New York
31 October 2023 New York State governor Kathy Hochul announced on 24 October that...

UK government's offshore wind shortfall ‘could delay net zero’
31 October 2023 A new report forecasting the energy generation mix out to 2030 has...

Germany seeks new hydrogen partnership with Nigeria
31 October 2023 News agency Clean Energy Wire reports that Germany’s chancellor Olaf...

Gaza faces ‘humanitarian catastrophe’
25 October 2023 As a result of the Hamas attack on 7 October, Israel shut off the supply...

‘Global CO2 emissions will peak by 2030’ – IEA report
25 October 2023 The International Energy Agency has released a new edition of its...

New blade a ‘step change’ for tidal energy
25 October 2023 A ‘state-of-the-art’ design of tidal turbine blade has been manufactured...

Cabling complete for Vineyard Wind 1, first US utility-scale offshore wind
25 October 2023 Prysmian Group has successfully completed installation and HV...

Geophysical survey for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm underway
24 October 2023 RWE has commenced a geophysical survey off the Danish west coast. Up to...

MAN and Energy Dome to collaborate on CO2 energy storage
24 October 2023 MAN Energy Solutions and Energy Dome, a long-duration energy...

ACWA in co-operation agreements with Chinese firms
24 October 2023 Saudi-listed ACWA Power has signed seven co-operation agreements with...

EDF under nuclear cybersecurity scrutiny in UK
24 October 2023 The UK government’s nuclear safety watchdog, the Office for...

The 1.8 GW Hamriyah PP starts commercial operations
24 October 2023 In the run-up to COP28, Sharjah Electricity, Water, and Gas Authority...

DTEK prepares for more strikes on Ukraine’s energy system
18 October 2023 Ukraine’s largest private energy producer has braced itself for more...

7 billion dollars for USA’s first clean hydrogen hubs
18 October 2023 The US Department of Energy on 13 October announced $7 billion in funding...

First in the world operation of a GT on 100 % renewable H2
18 October 2023 Installed at Saillat-sur-Vienne, France, on the site of prominent...

Sheffield Forgemasters signs civil nuclear MOU
17 October 2023 Sheffield Forgemasters, with X-energy and Cavendish Nuclear, have signed...

Aker awarded two contracts for CO2 capture studies
17 October 2023 Aker Carbon Capture has been awarded contracts for a feasibility study...

Bekaert and Toshiba sign PEM electrolysis MoU
17 October 2023 Bekaert and Toshiba have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop...

Global electricity production continues downward trend
17 October 2023 The latest IEA Monthly Electricity Statistics report, which includes...

Siemens combines two technologies in the Irish grid
17 October 2023 Siemens Energy is to deliver the first-ever hybrid combined...

Ramboll wins major agreements with Statnett
17 October 2023 Ramboll has been provisionally awarded several framework agreements with...

Milestone reached in direct air capture process
10 October 2023 The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg...

Six companies through to next stage of UK’s nuclear competition
10 October 2023 Six companies’ designs for the next generation of nuclear reactors have...

Topsoe and Aramco to demonstrate novel low-carbon H2 hydrogen production
10 October 2023 Topsoe, a specialist in carbon emission reduction technologies, and...

Global offshore wind pipeline grows by one-third in a year
10 October 2023 A new report ‘EnergyPulse Insights’ published on 4 October by RenewableUK...

Initial plans agreed for Poland’s first nuclear power plant
10 October 2023 US and Polish officials have signed an agreement to go ahead with...

Power Barometer 2023 reveals key EU energy trends
10 October 2023 Eurelectric, the federation of the European electricity industries,...

National Grid connects Dogger Bank
10 October 2023 National Grid has connected Dogger Bank, the world’s largest offshore...

First Haliade-X offshore WTG produces power
10 October 2023 GE Vernova’s Offshore Wind business announced on 10 October that the first...

‘Quantum leap’ in battery technology claimed
10 October 2023 The Bonn-based start-up company High Performance Battery has achieved what...

Germany, UK, seek to expand H2 co-operation
03 October 2023 A new agreement between the UK and Germany could help to accelerate...

Getech confirms geothermal potential in UK
03 October 2023 UK based Getech has completed a geothermal study for Angus...

Offshore wind supply chain ‘has £92 bn potential’ for UK
03 October 2023 Growing the UK’s supply chain for offshore wind represents a £92...

Prysmian wins two major cable projects in Germany
03 October 2023 Prysmian PowerLink, part of Prysmian Group, has been awarded new...

Lingen 250 kW electrolyser produces first H2
03 October 2023 The GET H2 TransHyDE joint project based in Lingen has reached an...

Valmet in €175 million loan agreement with EIB
03 October 2023 Valmet has signed a €175 million loan agreement with the European...

Vestas secures orders for two huge European projects
03 October 2023 Vestas has secured a 1140 MW firm order from Baltic Power Sp. z o.o, a...

2 GW West of Orkney windfarm seeks offshore consent
03 October 2023 The West of Orkney Windfarm project has now completed its 2023...

Construction starts on new bp solar in Texas
03 October 2023 Oil major bp has started construction of its 187 MWdc Peacock Solar...

September 2023

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EDF creates new UK engineering subsidiary
26 September 2023 EDF has created EDF EPR Engineering UK, a move designed to strengthen...

The path to global warming at 1.5 °C is still open – barely
26 September 2023 The International Energy Agency has released a new edition of its Net...

ZNPP risks diminish, but not military tensions
26 September 2023 Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant (ZNPP) has completed the...

Ghana launches $550 bn net-zero plan
26 September 2023 Ghana has launched a USD 550 bn Energy Transition and Investment Plan...

Construction starts of largest biomass power plant in West Africa
26 September 2023 EDF, Meridiam and SIFCA have laid the foundation stone of the largest...

Takasago Hydrogen Park enters full-scale operation
26 September 2023 Mitsubishi Power, an MHI brand, has announced that Takasago Hydrogen...

GE Vernova MoC for Ukraine hydro
26 September 2023 GE Vernova has signed a Memorandum of Collaboration between its Hydro...

Heat pump expansion in Germany stalls
26 September 2023 Germany’s heat pump industry has called for reductions in electricity...

MEPs back plans to boost renewable energy
19 September 2023 In its plenary session on 12 September the EU parliament voted to boost...

DemoSATH floating wind starts commercial ops
19 September 2023 The floating offshore wind project DemoSATH, led by the Spanish...

Global electricity production still falling
19 September 2023 The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity Statistics...

Cooling system at Zaporizhzhya stabilised – but attacks in the area continue
19 September 2023 In its Update 183 on the Ukraine situation International Atomic Energy...

EU reached 90% gas storage target 2 months early
19 September 2023 The EU reached its target of filling gas storage facilities to 90%...

Statkraft now sole owner of its Brazilian subsidiary
19 September 2023 Statkraft has purchased 18.69% of the shares in its Brazilian...

Hithium launches 5 MWh container storage
19 September 2023 Hithium has launched a new 5 MWh energy storage product based on the...

Sumitomo establishes RE company in the USA
19 September 2023 Sumitomo Corporation, through Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, together...

53 MW in tidal stream projects get the go-ahead in the UK
12 September 2023 Seven tidal stream projects have secured contracts in the UK...

RWE onshore and solar projects in latest UK CfD auction
12 September 2023 RWE has been awarded Contracts for Difference for nine of its new...

GE Vernova and partners to undertake CCUS value chain study in Indonesia
12 September 2023 GE Vernova Gas Power, Korea’s CARBONCO, a company specialising...

ABB invests in clean energy start-up
12 September 2023 ABB Motion and WindESCo, have signed a strategic partnership, whereby ABB...

Record small-scale solar capacity added in 2022
12 September 2023 The Energy Information Administration estimates that the United States...

Uniper Heyden 4 to be retired permanently
12 September 2023 Uniper will permanently decommission the Heyden 4 hard coal-fired power...

FLEX reactor development ‘reaches a watershed’
12 September 2023 Nuclear energy developer MoltexFLEX has reached what it calls a watershed...

Approval for construction of large electrolyser plant in Germany
12 September 2023 A 200 MW hydrogen project in Germany has passed an important milestone –...

ERCOT takes precautionary grid stability measures
05 September 2023 ERCOT, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, operates the...

FibreMax and Entrion Wind form cabling partnership
05 September 2023 FibreMax, headquartered in Joure, the Netherlands, has signed a Memorandum...

US solar panel shipments at a record high in 2022
05 September 2023 In 2022, solar photovoltaic panel shipments in the United States...

GE Vernova starts commercial operations at JERA’s Futtsu power plant
05 September 2023 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business on 28 August announced the successful...

Mocean granted £3 m to fund next-gen wave machine
05 September 2023 Mocean Energy has secured over £3 million in EU funding to develop and...

RWE and Stanwell sign MoU for renewables projects in Queensland
05 September 2023 RWE and Stanwell Corp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to...

Sempra and Japanese consortium to develop carbon-neutral LNG supply chain
05 September 2023 Sempra Infrastructure has announced an agreement with a consortium of...

Vattenfall is looking to new nuclear power
05 September 2023 Vattenfall's CEO Anna Borg is currently leading a delegation of...

August 2023

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Germany could incur the costs of missing EU emissions targets
29 August 2023 The German coalition government’s Climate Action Programme 2023...

NY state to fund four storage demo projects
29 August 2023 New York state governor Kathy Hochul has announced awards amounting to...

Wave energy agreement targets stranded fossil reserves
29 August 2023 Wave energy specialists Mocean Energy and offshore energy enabler...

Secursun starts construction of 1.1 GW solar portfolio
29 August 2023 Joint venture Secursun has started the construction of the first solar...

GE wins major GT contracts in Greater Bay area of China
29 August 2023 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business has won orders for four GE 6F.03 gas...

UK loan for Ukrainian nuclear sector
29 August 2023 The UK has announced a £192 million loan guarantee to allow Ukraine to...

Prysmian preferred bidder for BalWin1 and 2 connections
29 August 2023 Prysmian Group has been selected by transmission system operator Amprion...

Vestas wins 288 MW order for two US projects
29 August 2023 Vestas has received a 288 MW order to power two wind farms in the...

GE to upgrade China’s Xiangjiaba hydro plant
29 August 2023 GE Vernova announced on 22 August that it has been selected by Yangtze...

Hawaiian Electric accused of mismanaging pre-wildfire issues
22 August 2023 Hawaii’s biggest power utility faces growing scrutiny over the role it...

Canadian federal support for SMR development
22 August 2023 Canada's government believes that small modular reactors can play...

AEP completes sale of unregulated renewables assets
22 August 2023 American Electric Power has completed the sale of its 1365 MW...

German government collects €417 m in windfall profits
22 August 2023 The German state gathered in approximately €417 m from a levy on...

German state set to abolish WTG ‘minimum distance’ rule
22 August 2023 The government of Germany’s most populous state, North...

US uranium production up from record low in 2021
22 August 2023 The 2022 production of uranium concentrate (U3O8) production in the USA...

Start of commercial ops at H-Class Three Rivers plant
22 August 2023 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business has announced the start of...

Vestas secures 140 MW order in Canada
22 August 2023 Vestas has received a 140 MW order to power the Halkirk II wind project...

Wärtsilä and AGL complete 250 MWh ESS in Australia
22 August 2023 With AGL Energy, a prominent Australian integrated energy company,...

DemoSATH achieves key offshore wind demo
15 August 2023 RWE’s DemoSATH project has achieved what is said to be a...

Auction success for RWE: 1.6 GW of offshore wind secured
15 August 2023 The German Federal Network Agency has announced that RWE has been...

ZNPP external power supply falters: perimeter mines remain
15 August 2023 On 10 August Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP)...

Electricity production from fossil fuels is dropping rapidly – IEA
15 August 2023 The latest International Energy Agency ‘Monthly Electricity...

Topsoe to supply ammonia loop for Canada’s largest renewable H2 plant
15 August 2023 Topsoe has signed an agreement with World Energy GH2, a ‘net-zero...

Vestas has conditional agreement for 1.2 GW offshore project
15 August 2023 Vestas has entered into a conditional agreement to deliver wind turbines...

Irsching 6 gas-fired plant to go ahead
15 August 2023 On August 10, Bavarian minister president Dr Markus Söder gave the...

The IRA is creating critical minerals shortages
15 August 2023 The USA’s Inflation Reduction Act is accelerating demand for...

ZNPP perimeter has been sown with mines
08 August 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Grossi reported...

ACWA Power installs largest WTG in Central Asia
08 August 2023 Saudi-based ACWA Power has successfully installed the first wind turbine...

More peak demand records likely in Texas
08 August 2023 Prompted by forecasts of extreme weather, on 4 August ERCOT...

Hithium provides 140 MWh energy storage
08 August 2023 BESS specialist Hithium, based in Xiamen, China, has completed...

SHINE achieves visible proof of fusion
08 August 2023 On 3 August fusion specialists SHINE Technologies announced that it...

All T-pylons now erected on Hinkley connection project
08 August 2023 National Grid’s Hinkley Connection Project has reached a second...

UK government welcomes report on electricity networks
08 August 2023 A report for the UK government and published on 4 August by...

Hitachi Energy selected for the UK’s longest HVDC link
01 August 2023 Hitachi Energy has been selected as the preferred technology provider by...

Nexans awarded record-breaking cable contract
01 August 2023 Nexans has been awarded the major turnkey contract, valued at €1.43...

GE Vernova wins express GT order from ESB
01 August 2023 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business has won orders for the supply, operation...

First offshore wind auction in the Gulf of Mexico
01 August 2023 The US Department of the Interior is to hold the first-ever sale of...

EU sets state support conditions for German H2 plants
01 August 2023 The German economic ministry (BMWK) has released a statement, reports...

RWE plans H2-ready CCGT in Weisweiler
01 August 2023 RWE plans to build hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants at its own...

Masdar explores development of 2GW clean energy in Malaysia
01 August 2023 Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC, Masdar, and Citaglobal Berhad,...

Viking and Acorn CCS cluster plans given ‘Track 2’ status
01 August 2023 The Viking and Scottish Cluster/Acorn CCS schemes have been confirmed...

Thailand invests in subsea wave power project
01 August 2023 Thailand’s state energy company, PTTEP, has joined the Renewables for...

July 2023

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Viking interconnector joins UK and Danish grids
25 July 2023 The British and Danish electricity grids have been physically connected...

New micro-modular reactor for Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp
25 July 2023 Jacobs has been selected by Ultra-safe Nuclear Corporation UK (USNC)...

SeaVolt to launch floating solar test platform
25 July 2023 SeaVolt, a collaboration of Tractebel, DEME, and Jan De Nul, is preparing...

European parliament supports fuel flexibility and energy storage
25 July 2023 The European Parliament, through its ITRE Committee (the European...

Vattenfall expands its solar presence in Germany
25 July 2023 Vattenfall has acquired the German solar developer Solizer. The...

UK’s first deep geothermal power plant
25 July 2023 Exergy International, a provider of new generation Organic Rankine...

UK launches nuclear revival
25 July 2023 Great British Nuclear (GBN) an ‘executive non-departmental public...

Development of 12 SMRs in Washington state
25 July 2023 Energy Northwest and X-Energy Reactor Company, a developer of advanced...

ACWA granted land for 10 GW wind project
18 July 2023 ACWA Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with the New...

Germany ‘to miss 2045 climate neutrality target’
18 July 2023 A draft report commissioned by the German government shows that the...

Bilfinger completes core meltdown stabilisation system for Hinkley Point C
18 July 2023 Bilfinger has completed and delivered the Core Melt Stabilisation System...

Global electricity production falls again
18 July 2023 The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity Statistics...

Aker and Aramco to explore CCUS solutions in Saudi Arabia
18 July 2023 Aramco and Norway-based Aker Carbon Capture have signed a memorandum...

Sea Fern floating wind to be part of Hunter Wind Zone
18 July 2023 A consortium consisting of offshore wind specialists Simply Blue Group...

Digital pilot for South Fork offshore wind
18 July 2023 Sennen is working with Ørsted to pilot an innovative digital system...

ZNPP situation is improving – IAEA
11 July 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency reported in its Ukraine Update 172...

Ammonia market ‘to triple by 2050’
11 July 2023 The global market for ammonia is poised to triple in the coming decades...

Aker Horizons signs long-term PPA for Narvik green ammonia project
11 July 2023 Aker Horizons ASA has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement...

Ørsted and ESVAGT opt for second methanol-powered vessel
11 July 2023 What is believed to be the world’s first green fuels vessel for offshore...

Ontario to deploy additional GE Hitachi SMRs
11 July 2023 The Province of Ontario announced on 7 July that it is working with...

Prysmian reaches EGL1 HVDC cable milestone
11 July 2023 Prysmian Group has reached an important contractural milestone with...

IAEA approves Japan’s Fukushima plans to release treated water
11 July 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency safety review has concluded...

Wärtsilä strengthens Brazilian connection
11 July 2023 Wärtsilä has signed a renewal of its Operation & Maintenance agreement...

Sinopec green H2 pilot commences operation
05 July 2023 China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) has announced that the...

Renewables at 52% of consumption in Germany
04 July 2023 Wind, solar and other renewable energy sources covered 52 % of...

World's largest hydro-solar power plant starts generating
04 July 2023 With the installation of 523.1 MW of Astronergy PV modules, the first...

Malaysia to undertake CCS installations at scale on coal plants
04 July 2023 Toshiba Energy Systems and TNB Power Generation Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary...

‘Greater transparency no substitute for real delivery’ – CCC report
04 July 2023 The UK government has published its Carbon Budget Delivery Plan (CBDP),...

Contract to develop 3 GW wind power in Irish Sea
04 July 2023 Kent has been awarded a new contract to support the development of the...

Plan to re-purpose Pleasants power plant to fire H2
04 July 2023 California-based Omnis Global Technologies is in negotiations to buy the...

Ramboll wins new multi-million energy island contract
04 July 2023 Ramboll has won the contract to develop the electrical infrastructure for...

June 2023

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Gulf-to-Europe hydrogen pipeline posited
27 June 2023 RINA, the inspection, certification and consulting engineering...

USA ‘at risk of summer shortfalls’ – NERC
27 June 2023 The US Energy Information Administration has reported analysis by the...

Ørsted develops uncrewed surface measuring vessel
27 June 2023 Ørsted has invented, designed and developed the first uncrewed surface...

DNV acquires Nixu to safeguard against cyber security risks
27 June 2023 DNV is to fully acquire Helsinki-headquartered cyber security services...

DTEK Group joins Ukraine Energy Initiative
27 June 2023 DTEK, Ukraine’s largest private energy company, is joining a UN-backed...

Further delay at Vogtle Unit 3
27 June 2023 Commercial operation of the new Unit 3 reactor at the Georgia Power...

RWE’s BECCUS CO₂ removal project ‘to play crucial role’
27 June 2023 RWE believes that its Beccus project will play a crucial role in achieving...

Wood and Centrica to evaluate H2 production hub
27 June 2023 Wood and Centrica Storage are working together to evaluate the feasibility...

Kakhovka reservoir – the position remains uncertain
20 June 2023 Following the explosion at the Kakhovka dam and hydro plant in...

Steep reduction in power generation from coal
20 June 2023 The latest Electricity Statistics Monthly report from the...

Consumers Energy is to close Karn coal plants
20 June 2023 Consumers Energy has marked a significant milestone in its ongoing project...

Offshore wind safety record is improving
20 June 2023 Members of G+, the health and safety organisation for the offshore...

Norway’s CCS projects face geological risks – IEEFA report
20 June 2023 Unforeseen variances encountered in the operation of two Norwegian...

RWE connects its first US utility-scale battery storage to the grid
20 June 2023 RWE has continued to expand its renewables portfolio in the USA by...

The last WTG for Hollandse Kust Zuid installed
20 June 2023 Almost two years after construction of Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust...

Vestas secures 139 MW repowering order from Vitol
20 June 2023 Vestas has received a 139 MW order to repower a project owned by Vitol...

Envision Energy awarded 1.67 GW WTG contract
14 June 2023 Envision Energy, a large Chinese multinational headquartered in Shanghai...

Build underway on USA’s first full-scale wave energy test facility
14 June 2023 Jacobs has completed the underground infrastructure engineering that...

US summer coal demand will be significantly reduced – EIA
14 June 2023 The US Energy Information Administration forecasts that the largest...

‘First ever’ clean hydrogen strategy and roadmap
14 June 2023 The Biden-Harris Administration on 9 June released the ‘US National...

UK offshore wind power capacity ‘must increase by 265%’
14 June 2023 Technology major ABB estimates, from the results of its own analysis, that...

GE Vernova and Northern Lights sign CCS MoU
14 June 2023 GE Vernova’s Gas Power business and Norwegian infrastructure...

Montana’s climate policy goes on trial
14 June 2023 In what could become a landmark trial in the USA, on 12 June in the...

Kakhovka dam situation stable – for now
14 June 2023 Following the explosion at the Kakhovka dam and hydro plant in...

UAE and Egypt to develop Africa's largest wind farm
14 June 2023 Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co, with Infinity Power, Africa’s largest...

Progressive Media International Titles Amongst First Tranche of Media Partners Ahead of 26th World Energy Congress
13 June 2023 Leading media outlets from across the world have partnered with the...

Largest Pennsylvania coal-fired PP to close by July
06 June 2023 The US Energy Information Administration reports that after 54 years...

Cancelling coal plants is cost-effective way ahead
06 June 2023 The Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR), a leading energy...

ERCOT launches grid notification tool
06 June 2023 ERCOT (the Electric Reliability Council of Texas) has announced the start...

Heliostat Consortium announces funding awards
06 June 2023 The US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)...

UK offshore transmission auction announced
06 June 2023 Britain’s energy regulator Ofgem has put out a call to prospective...

Prysmian invests in new plant strategy
06 June 2023 Prysmian Group is to invest around €120 million in its strategic plant...

SSE Generation fined after Ofgem investigation
06 June 2023 An investigation by UK energy regulator Ofgem has found that SSE...

May 2023

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IAEA briefs UN Security Council on ZNPP situation
30 May 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency was on 30 May due to brief the...

Namibia launches 10 billion dollar-hydrogen project
30 May 2023 In co-operation with German investors, Namibia has commissioned...

RWE becomes 100% owner of Nordseecluster
30 May 2023 RWE has become the sole owner of the 1.6 GW cluster of offshore wind farms...

Uniper ‘does not expect any further losses from gas supply obligations’
30 May 2023 ‪Uniper believes its precarious position has now stabilised and says that...

New record for blending H2 with natural gas
30 May 2023 Constellation, reputedly the country’s largest producer of...

Prysmian is preferred bidder for UK’s EGL2 link
30 May 2023 Prysmian Group has received notification from SSEN Transmission, and...

Site agreed for Oklo modular reactor
30 May 2023 US-based Oklo and the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI)...

Ukraine latest – new wind farm starts up, amidst continuing bombardment
23 May 2023 The world’s only wind farm being built in a major conflict zone has...

World's first semi-submersible floating WTG connected to the grid
23 May 2023 CNOOC Ltd has announced that the Wenchang deep-sea floating...

Global electricity production falls again
23 May 2023 The latest IEA Monthly Electricity Statistics report including February...

NEOM completes USD $8.4 bn financial close for world’s largest green H2 plant
23 May 2023 Neom Green Hydrogen Company (NGHC) has announced that, following...

Badeel and ACWA Power invest SAR12.2 bn in three new solar projects
23 May 2023 The Water and Electricity Holding Company (Badeel), a wholly-owned company...

Aggreko partners farmers’ communities solar initiative
23 May 2023 Aggreko’s Energy Transition Solutions division is to become the...

ABB joins Bair Energy green H2 complex in Texas
23 May 2023 ABB is to join the Bair Energy Green Hydrogen and Technology Alliance...

Three RWE carbon capture projects in the UK
23 May 2023 RWE has announced plans to progress three new carbon capture projects in...

EPA proposes new carbon pollution controls
16 May 2023 The US Environmental Protection Agency on 11 May proposed new...

California ‘going big’ on floating offshore wind
16 May 2023 Federal, state and industry leaders on Day Two of the Pacific Offshore...

Masdar and IRENA aim to triple global renewables capacity by 2030
16 May 2023 Masdar has signed an agreement with the International Renewable Energy...

Five carbon capture units for Ørsted bioenergy plants
16 May 2023 Aker Carbon Capture has been awarded a large-scale carbon capture project...

Canada Electricity Advisory Council launched
16 May 2023 On 5 May, Canada’s minister of Natural Resources, Jonathan...

Significant shifts in US hydropower map – EIA
16 May 2023 Record-breaking rain and snow in parts of the western United States...

Location selected for advanced SMR nuclear project
16 May 2023 Dow and X-Energy Reactor Company have announced that Dow has selected...

New study reports strong public support for nuclear
16 May 2023 A new report published on 11 May has found that there is widespread...

Sumita Tono wind project under way
16 May 2023 Pattern Energy Group LP and its affiliate in Japan, Green Power...

Olkiluoto 3 EPR finally goes commercial
09 May 2023 Fourteen years behind schedule, commercial operation of the 1600 MW...

Panic evacuation from towns near the Zaporizhzhia NPP
09 May 2023 The BBC reports that a ‘mad panic’ has ensued as Russia attempts to...

GE selected to deliver pumped storage for Chira Soria
09 May 2023 GE – in consortium with Cobra Infrastructuras Hidráulicas – has been...

Upscaling offshore WTGs ‘is creating unsustainable market risks’
09 May 2023 The offshore wind sector must take action to address a rising tide...

Agreement for 1000 MW of onshore wind build
09 May 2023 RWE has signed a framework agreement with Siemens Gamesa in pursuit of...

Westinghouse unveils AP300 small modular reactor
09 May 2023 Westinghouse Electric Company on 4 May launched its AP300 small...

300 MW Biblis grid support PS inaugurated
09 May 2023 On 9 May RWE and GE officially inaugurated the Biblis power plant,...

Contracts signed for geothermal plant in Turkey
09 May 2023 Exergy International, a specialist in Organic Rankine Cycle based plants,...

European energy ministers commit to Ostend Declaration
02 May 2023 The North Sea Summit in Ostend, Belgium, which took place during the week...

EU/Ukraine recovery conference takes place in Rome
02 May 2023 DTEK CEO Maxim Timchenko took part in the Bilateral Conference on...

EDF and Maple Power awarded 1 GW offshore tender
02 May 2023 Following the fourth offshore wind tender launched in January 2021,...

Uniper subsidiary Unipro placed under Russian state administration
02 May 2023 The Russian state has published a presidential decree allowing...

Vestas order for 238 MW offshore wind project in Japan
02 May 2023 Vestas has secured a 238 MW order from Hibiki Wind Energy for...

200MW Kom Ombo solar project obtains financing
02 May 2023 ACWA Power, the prominent Saudi developer, investor, and operator of...

EnergyHub first to exceed 1 m DERMS devices under management
02 May 2023 In April EnergyHub became the first distributed energy resource...

EDF to boost NMR development
02 May 2023 EDF has created a new subsidiary, NUWARD, to boost the development of...

April 2023

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EPA ‘to propose strongest emission limits yet’
25 April 2023 The Biden Administration is widely expected to propose stringent...

Hungary agrees deal for Russian reactors
25 April 2023 According to a report in the Budapest Business Journal (BBJ) via...

Wärtsilä is preferred contractor for huge Australian storage project
25 April 2023 Technology group Wärtsilä has been selected by Origin Energy as the...

National Grid launches ‘largest overhaul in generations’
25 April 2023 National Grid has launched what it is calling ‘the largest overhaul of...

Vattenfall plans new hydro power in Sweden
25 April 2023 For the first time in twelve years, Vattenfall plans to build new hydro...

Gravitricity to enter US energy storage market
25 April 2023 Energy storage specialist Gravitricity is to partner with US...

Germany picks up speed of hydrogen ramp-up
25 April 2023 The implementation of solid showcase projects on an industrial scale...

Fluor signs laser fusion MOU
25 April 2023 Fluor Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with...

Germany's nuclear power era comes to an end
18 April 2023 The age of nuclear power in Germany ended on Saturday 15 April after...

Global electricity production falls, but renewables rise
18 April 2023 The latest International Energy Agency’s ‘Monthly Electricity...

Rolls-Royce sets up infrastructure for green hydrogen production
18 April 2023 Rolls-Royce plans to produce green hydrogen at its business unit...

Zaporizhzhya is ‘living on borrowed time…’– IAEA
18 April 2023 The dependence of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) on...

Fortum and Vestas in €200 m contractural dispute
18 April 2023 The state-owned Finnish company, Fortum Oyj, has initiated arbitration in...

Carbon intensity falls to all-time low
18 April 2023 Ember’s fourth annual Global Electricity Review reports that the...

Ukraine is ‘winning the energy war’
18 April 2023 Speaking at a press conference on 12 April Maxim Timchenko, the...

Vogtle unit 3 connects to the grid
13 April 2023 US Georgia Power reports that unit 3 of the Vogtle NPP, the first new...

Mexico’s ‘new nationalisation’ prompts sale of Iberdrola assets
11 April 2023 Iberdrola is selling the bulk of its Mexican power-generating assets to...

US Inflation Reduction Act to pump up annual energy outlook
11 April 2023 The US Energy Information Administration projects that by 2050 total US...

Gazelle and WAM Horizon to develop pilot offshore wind project
11 April 2023 Gazelle Wind Power, which has developed a modular floating offshore...

Aeroderivative GT to support Czech energy transition
11 April 2023 GE has secured a contract from UCED Group, the energy division of...

Funding for net zero innovation projects
11 April 2023 The UK National Grid’s electricity transmission and distribution...

UK confirms commitment to large-scale Power BECCS
11 April 2023 The UK government on 30 March confirmed its commitment to supporting...

First cross-border offshore wind project in the Iberian peninsula
11 April 2023 IberBlue Wind, a joint venture operating in the Iberian market, is...

Solar Fast named the fastest growing solar company in the UK
05 April 2023 David Draper launched Solar Fast in 2021 as a trading style of Gas Fast,...

22 GW of offshore HVDC connections awarded by TenneT
04 April 2023 Dutch/German transmission system operator TenneT has awarded 11 contracts...

‘USD 35 trillion investment by 2030 needed’ for successful transition
04 April 2023 The global energy transition is off-track, aggravated by the effects...

Project to confirm potential of wind farm control technology launched
04 April 2023 DNV has launched a joint industry project alongside wind farm owners,...

Germany ‘will complete nuclear phase-out as planned’
04 April 2023 The era of nuclear power in Germany will end on 15 April as planned,...

Renewable power secured for Holmaneset green H2 and NH3 project
04 April 2023 Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has secured renewable power for...

Energy and emissions added value database from IEA
04 April 2023 The International Energy Agency has created a new ‘Energy and Emissions...

Siemens to supply world’s second-largest offshore wind array
04 April 2023 Siemens Gamesa has signed a firm order with ScottishPower Renewables...

UK’s green H2 system ‘needs overhauling’
04 April 2023 A new report published by RenewableUK calls for the UK government...

New UK annual wind power record
04 April 2023 New statistics released by the UK government show that Britain’s wind...

Vestas – 3 large wind contracts and a PS
04 April 2023 Vestas has signed contracts to supply three large wind projects in...

March 2023

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Possible Zaporizhzhia counter-offensive heighten fears of disaster
28 March 2023 Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the International Atomic...

Renewables overtake coal and nuclear in the USA
28 March 2023 In 2022, the US electric power sector produced 4090 million MWh of...

Italy's largest islands connected to the mainland
28 March 2023 To claim the maximum benefit from renewable energy in the future, the...

LG to invest in US battery production
28 March 2023 LG Energy Solution is to invest approximately KRW 7.2 trillion (USD...

EIA projects reduction in US energy-related CO2 emissions
28 March 2023 US energy-related CO2 emissions will by 2030 fall by 25% to 38% below...

Solid sorbent carbon capture for power generation
28 March 2023 GE Gas Power, part of GE Vernova, and CCS specialist Svante have entered...

Gravity energy storage ‘could form part of virtual power plants'
28 March 2023 Underground energy storage specialists Gravitricity has signed...

Largest engine ever to run on H2 blend
28 March 2023 The technology group Wärtsilä and WEC Energy Group have successfully...

Commission plan to reform the EU electricity market
21 March 2023 On 4 March the European Commission published its proposals to reform the...

EC Net-Zero Industry Act proposed
21 March 2023 On 16 March the European Commission proposed its Net-Zero Industry Act...

Electricity production falling, but total has risen compared to 2021
21 March 2023 The latest International Energy Agency Monthly Electricity Statistics...

National Grid energises world’s first T-pylons
21 March 2023 National Grid has successfully energised 36 of the world’s first pylons...

ACWA signs up to new green projects in Uzbekistan
21 March 2023 ACWA Power has signed three Power Purchase Agreements and...

Significant renewable power expansion in Louisiana
21 March 2023 Entergy Louisiana has made the largest renewable power expansion request...

Trial of drone-mounted field sensors for pylon inspections
21 March 2023 The UK’s National Grid and The University of Manchester are working...

UK Space Agency backs R-R nuclear power
21 March 2023 Rolls-Royce has secured funding from UK Space Agency, which is...

Cost of capital threatens UK renewable energy projects
21 March 2023 The rising cost of capital faced by developers of renewable energy...

Where things stand in the global energy crisis one year on
16 March 2023 On 23 February Dr Fatih Birol, executive director of the International...

Rigged tenders?
15 March 2023 RWE Renewables UK is pursuing a damages claim of £9.24 million against...

Supercritical CO2 conditions achieved in San Antonio pilot
14 March 2023 GTI Energy and its partners, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and...

Germany to build 25 GW of new gas power plants by 2030
14 March 2023 Clean Energy Wire reports that Germany will use its auction mechanism...

Demand for ocean space will grow 5-fold by 2050 – DNV report
14 March 2023 According to DNV’s Spatial Competition Forecast, collaboration...

DTEK commissions Tyligulska wind power plant in Ukraine
14 March 2023 Despite Russia's war against Ukraine, the DTEK Group has continued...

Taiwan’s Tung Hsiao power plant adds 180 MW
14 March 2023 GE has announced that the Taiwan Power Company (TPC)’s Tung Hsiao Power...

Vogtle Unit 3 NPP reaches initial criticality
14 March 2023 On 6 March Georgia Power announced that the 1117 MW Unit 3 of its...

Recyclable blades for Sofia offshore wind project
14 March 2023 132 recyclable blades made by Siemens are to be installed on 44 of the 100...

Mitsubishi No. 1 in global gas turbine market in 2022
14 March 2023 Mitsubishi Power, a brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, achieved the...

One year on – IAEA report on nuclear safety in Ukraine
07 March 2023 One year on, the International Atomic Energy Agency has issued a...

Global CO2 emissions rising less than initially feared
07 March 2023 Global CO2 emissions are increasing less than initially feared, as...

The Ukraine war and the global energy crisis – IEA commentary
07 March 2023 On the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the...

US GTs operated at record highs in summer 2022
07 March 2023 The average monthly capacity factor for simple-cycle, natural gas...

NKT and Prysmian to create ‘world’s largest offshore cable systems’
07 March 2023 NKT and Prysmian are to install five 525 kV XLPE HVDC cable connections...

Fervo Energy to develop combined geothermal and DAC facility
07 March 2023 Houston based Fervo Energy is to design and engineer a fully...

Vestas selected for Wando Geumil offshore wind project
07 March 2023 Vestas has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Korea South-East...

ACWA Power inks major renewables deal with Kazakhstan government
07 March 2023 ACWA Power has announced a ground-breaking partnership agreement with...

February 2023

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Demonstration of ‘clean’ plasma boosts ITER fusion
28 February 2023 Scientists from EUROfusion, including researchers from the UK...

UKAEA awards £3.1m in contracts to UK’s fusion industry
28 February 2023 Eighteen organisations have secured contracts with the United Kingdom...

‘Floating offshore wind will be fully commercial by 2035’ – DNV survey
28 February 2023 DNV has published new research about the industry’s perception of the...

CSI Energy Storage secures 487 MWh battery deal
28 February 2023 Canadian Solar has announced that CSI Energy Storage, which is part of...

Blackmail of Germany ‘has failed’
28 February 2023 Russia’s attempt to blackmail Germany and the rest of Europe into giving...

Argus launches price index for low-carbon ammonia
28 February 2023 Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched a...

Masdar makes strategic investment in major geothermal player
28 February 2023 Masdar is making a strategic investment in Indonesian company...

Recharge Industries completes purchase of Britishvolt
28 February 2023 Recharge Industries, a portfolio company of Scale Facilitation, has...

Alfen and Semper to build largest BESS in The Netherlands
28 February 2023 Alfen, an energy solutions specialist and SemperPower, a prominent player...

Global electricity production down, but renewables increase – IEA
21 February 2023 The latest International Energy Agency ‘Monthly Electricity...

Germany and Belgium to increase energy links with three new projects
21 February 2023 Online agency Clean Energy Wire reports that Germany and Belgium have...

First-of-a-kind storage project in the UK
21 February 2023 Wärtsilä has contracted to supply a 200 MW/400 MWh energy storage...

IberBlue Wind announces huge offshore wind project in Portugal
21 February 2023 IberBlue Wind, a joint venture created to promote floating offshore...

CO₂ certification dilemma for Germany
21 February 2023 Germany’s economy and climate ministry (BMWK) wants to take off the...

Global offshore wind pipeline now exceeds 1100 GW
21 February 2023 New research published today by RenewableUK’s EnergyPulse data analysts...

Solar projects achieve significant milestones in Texas
21 February 2023 OCI Solar Power has now originated more than 3 GW of utility-scale...

Reduction in Ukrainian nuclear output – IAEA Update 146
14 February 2023 Director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael...

Vestas unveils circularity solution for WTG blades
14 February 2023 Vestas is working on commercialisation of a new solution that would...

ACWA Power initiates key RE partnerships in Azerbaijan
14 February 2023 Major developer ACWA Power has announced that four separate agreements...

EU and Swiss-funded FLEX4H2 project launched
14 February 2023 The ‘FLEX4H2’ project – Flexibility for Hydrogen – aims at...

GE’s GTs to power Kazakhstan’s first CHP plant
14 February 2023 As part of modernisation of the Kazakhstan power infrastructure, Aksa...

RheEnergise and partners secure £1m grant from UK government
14 February 2023 In partnership with the University of Greenwich and the University of...

New England grid withstands Arctic conditions – by bringing coal and oil PPs online
14 February 2023 The US Energy Information Administration reports that from 3-5...

Deal for EU offtake from India’s first green ammonia project
14 February 2023 Uniper and Greenko ZeroC (the green molecule production arm of the...

Siemens to establish nacelle facility in New York
14 February 2023 Siemens Gamesa has announced its intention to build a major offshore...

CCSC launches 18 MW offshore WTG
07 February 2023 Communications agency Tamarindo reports that Chinese firms have...

Siemens and Doosan sign offshore wind agreement
07 February 2023 Siemens Gamesa and Doosan Enerbility (formerly Doosan Heavy Industries)...

Amokabel acquires cable maker specialising in bushfire protection
07 February 2023 Amokabel, the Swedish specialist cable producer, has acquired...

Partnership to deliver UK solar and battery storage projects
07 February 2023 Amberside Energy and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, have announced...

190 MW grid-balancing peaker plant for Texas
07 February 2023 Wärtsilä is to supply the generating equipment for a new 190 MW power...

First calculating method for total carbon footprint to be developed
07 February 2023 Eleven offshore wind developers – bp, EnBW, Fred Olsen Seawind,...

Prysmian and National Grid to upgrade UK electricity grid
07 February 2023 Prysmian Group has been awarded, through its subsidiary in the UK, a...

Duke Energy brings advanced microgrid into service
07 February 2023 Duke Energy has brought into service what is said to be one of the...

January 2023

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Update - Ukraine’s energy sector during war
31 January 2023 Ukraine’s energy security was the topic of an online briefing by DTEK...

Wärtsilä to supply huge gas engine PP in Latin America
31 January 2023 Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines for a large power plant...

Natural gas has displaced (most) coal-fired generation in Pennsylvania
31 January 2023 The US Energy Information Administration reports that natural gas-fired...

Enapter AG electrolyser order from S Korea
31 January 2023 Enapter AG, together with its partner YEST, has received an order from...

GE connects all units at 1.2 GW Jinzhai pumped storage
31 January 2023 In line with the planned schedule, all units of the Jinzhai pumped...

Mitsubishi Power order of H-25 GT for Chang Chun Petrochemical
31 January 2023 Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries,...

Poland’s first commercial NPP may be operational by 2036
31 January 2023 Representatives of Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE), ZE PAK, and South...

IMechE Steam Turbine and Generator User Group 2023
24 January 2023 Following the successful return to a live, in-person format last year,...

Uzbekistan’s first green H2 and ammonia projects
24 January 2023 Prominent Saudi developer ACWA Power has signed extensive heads of...

DNV acquires AI-enabled Proxima Solutions
24 January 2023 DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider has...

The Crown Estate seals landmark agreements for offshore wind
24 January 2023 In what is described as ‘a major milestone for the UK’s energy security...

TESLA 50Hz to build 40 MW of rooftop solar across Romania
24 January 2023 Tesla 50Hz, part of Tesla Group, Romania, has signed a co-operation...

First horizontal, six-nozzle Pelton turbine installed
24 January 2023 The trial operation of the first horizontal, six-nozzle Pelton turbine at...

IAEA upgrades its Ukraine presence
24 January 2023 According to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Update 143,...

Net electricity production down – IEA
17 January 2023 The latest International Energy Agency ‘Monthly Electricity...

CO2 producers “must be forced to ‘take back’ carbon”
17 January 2023 UK newspaper The Guardian reports that a group of leading scientists...

‘Vibrations’ delay start up of Vogtle 3 NPP
17 January 2023 Georgia Power has delayed the start up of Vogtle Unit 3, the only...

Deepening rift between Green Party and climate movement in Germany
17 January 2023 Online news agency Clean Energy Wire reports that the leadership of...

Fontus and Verano to build a solar pipeline in Chile
17 January 2023 Verano Energy, a prominent renewable energy developer in Latin America,...

MHI signs MoU to collaborate in ammonia co-firing studies
17 January 2023 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Major T&D order to transmit 4 GW of wind power
17 January 2023 The German transmission system operator Amprion has awarded the contract...

World coal consumption reached a new high in 2022
10 January 2023 Global coal demand increased only marginally in 2022 but enough to push it...

Vestas 15 MW prototype WTG produces first kWh
10 January 2023 Vestas has finalised installation of its V236-15.0 MW offshore WTG...

First LNG cargo arrives at Germany’s LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven
10 January 2023 ‪On 3 January Germany’s first full cargo of liquefied natural gas for the...

South Dakota PUC issues permit for North Bend Wind Farm
10 January 2023 The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has approved a siting...

Jacobs to plan dismantling of Soviet-era nuclear reactors
10 January 2023 A consortium comprising Westinghouse Electric Spain, Jacobs, and...

200 MWh BESS to support New Zealand’s energy transition
10 January 2023 Saft, a subsidiary of French company TotalEnergies, has been awarded...

Germany’s power supply will survive coal and nuclear exit
10 January 2023 Germany will not experience an electricity shortage as a result of an...

Ukraine still suffering infrastructure strikes
03 January 2023 On 29 December Russia launched what appeared to be one of its biggest...

EU Commission approves Uniper stabilisation measures
03 January 2023 Following Uniper’s extraordinary general meeting on 19 December to...

Global renewables electricity production still rising
03 January 2023 The latest International Energy Agency's ‘Monthly Electricity...

Uniper extends operation of Heyden 4 and Staudinger 5
03 January 2023 ‪‪Uniper is extending the market operation of the Heyden 4 and Staudinger...

Three partners to explore offshore integrated energy hubs
03 January 2023 Neptune Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ørsted and...

Ultra Safe Nuclear and Portland to collaborate on MMR
03 January 2023 Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation, a prominent US-based company in...

First industrial-scale e-fuels facility in production
03 January 2023 Production has begun at what is believed to be the world’s first...

December 2022

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$3.7 bn to kick-start the USA’s CO2 extraction industry
20 December 2022 The Biden-Harris administration, through the US Department of Energy...

Sunotec builds Bulgaria’s largest solar plant
20 December 2022 The construction of Bulgaria’s largest solar power plant, the 124 MW...

Renewable PPA for new solar project
20 December 2022 INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA has announced that it has entered into...

Plans to build the world’s first laser fusion plant
20 December 2022 Following the recent announcement of fusion energy breakeven at the...

Green Fuels for Denmark receives Danish IPCEI funding
20 December 2022 The Danish Business Authority has awarded the Danish Power-to-X...

LNG terminal opening ‘sets pace for infrastructure modernisation’
20 December 2022 Germany’s first import terminal for liquefied natural gas opened on...

200 MW gas plant for Ireland’s reserve
20 December 2022 GE Gas Power and MYTILINEOS have secured an order from the Electricity...

Fusion ignition breakthrough achieved at NIF
13 December 2022 The US Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security...

German government proposes changes to CCS legal framework
13 December 2022 Online agency Clean Energy Wire reports that in a bid to achieve its...

Coal the largest source for generation for 15 states
13 December 2022 In 15 US states last year, coal was used to generate more electricity...

ERCOT creates voluntary curtailment programme
13 December 2022 As part of continued improvements to support grid reliability,...

Wärtsilä to supply a 100 MWh battery storage system to the UK
13 December 2022 Wärtsilä has signed a contract with EDF Renewables UK and Ireland to...

First two pumped storage units at Jinzhai commissioned
13 December 2022 GE Hydro Solutions has been contracted by Anhui Jinzhai Pumped Storage...

Global BESS capacity to exceed 2 TWh by 2033
13 December 2022 In the latest version of its market report, ‘Batteries for stationary...

Germany sets renewable power record in 2022
13 December 2022 Germany will produce a record 256 TWh of electricity from renewable...

Last coal plant in New Jersey demolished
13 December 2022 The last remaining coal-fired power plant in the US state of New...

Missile strikes on Ukraine’s power structure continue
06 December 2022 On 5 December the eighth wave of missile strikes in eight weeks hit...

Uniper initiates arbitration proceedings against Gazprom
06 December 2022 Uniper has initiated arbitration proceedings against Russia's Gazprom...

Ørsted and Skovgaard Energy to develop large-scale power-to-X
06 December 2022 Ørsted and Skovgaard Energy have signed a letter of intent to jointly...

MENA region’s largest solar energy plant in prospect
06 December 2022 Saudi Arabia’s Water and Electricity Holding Co (Badeel), a wholly...

AMEA Power completes US$1.1 bn solar and wind deal
06 December 2022 AMEA Power, a fast growing renewable energy company in the Middle...

New Jersey township turns landfill into a clean energy asset
06 December 2022 CEP Renewables, CS Energy, Terrasmart, Lindsay Precast and NJR Clean...

Assystem to support new nuclear in Kazakhstan
06 December 2022 Project management company Assystem has signed a Memorandum of...

Global players on board with HyNQ green ammonia
06 December 2022 A consortium of domestic and global energy players, led by Energy Estate,...

November 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

September 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

August 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

June 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

February 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

November 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

September 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

August 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

June 2021

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

Plans for a zero carbon power plant
29 June 2021