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    T&D Automation


    After two North Carolina substation attacks, some worry: Could it happen here?
    Feb. 5—GREENSBORO — Recent attacks on substations in two North Carolina counties have officials in the Triad and across the state calling for better protection of the power grid. Local communities are also turning their focus to emergency preparedness as
    Annette Ayres, News & Record, Greensboro, N.C.
     
    More than 90% of Austin has power — and those still without should know soon when it’ll be restored
    For the more than 36,000 Austin households and businesses still without power, the city's utility is expecting to provide estimates for restoration by late Sunday night. "I'm sorry for how long this is taking," Austin Energy General Manager Jackie Sargent
    Brad Allerton
     
    Utility attacks have Triad officials examining optionsAfter two North Carolina substation attacks, some worry: Could it happen here?
    To sign up for emergency alerts from local officials, go online at: [External Link] "They're awesome," said Trey Davis, an assistant city manager who oversees public safety in Greensboro. "They give you real-time information. I hope that people really take advantage
    ANNETTE AYRESannette.ayres@greensboro.com
     

    Utility Business / General


    As Illinois aims to add more wind farms, concerns raised about wildlife
    (The Center Square) – As Illinois forges ahead with plans to assist in the adding of more wind farms around the state, environmentalists say there is a downside. Hundreds of thousands of birds and bats perish annually in collisions with
    Illinois Watchdog
     
    Clearway Energy Group - Black Rock Community Benefit Fund Grant Application Open for Area Nonprofits
    Elk Garden, W.Va. - Clearway Energy Group ('Clearway') announced that the Black Rock Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications from qualified nonprofits for grant funding. Black Rock, a 115-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Mineral counties, is indirectly owned
    ENP Newswire
     
    Seriti to build wind farm to power its coal mines
    Top thermal coal supplier to struggling state power utility Eskom, Seriti Resources, is investing in wind power in the latest move by industry to wean itself off a national grid plagued by power cuts. Seriti on Thursday, 2 February, said
    Zawya
     
    Soluna Set to Ramp Revenue – Approved for Final Phase to Energize Project Dorothy
    Project Passes Modeling in the ERCOT Process ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Soluna Holdings, Inc. (“SHI” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: SLNH), the parent company of Soluna Computing, Inc. (“SCI”), a developer of green data centers for Bitcoin mining and other intensive computing
    Business Wire
     
    National Ocean Industries Association: No Connection Between Atlantic Whale Deaths and Offshore Wind
    National Ocean Industries Association President Erik Milito issued a statement in response to recent reporting linking offshore wind development operations to whale deaths along the Atlantic Coast. Original Press Release: Washington, Feb. 2 -- National Ocean Industries Association issued the
    Contify Energy News
     
    N American wind PPA prices fall, solar prices keep climbing - LevelTen
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - In the fourth quarter, North American P25* power purchase agreement (PPA) offer prices rose an average of 2.7% to USD 47.19 per MWh, according to a new report from LevelTen Energy. LevelTen’s P25 Index includes
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Fife windfarm seeks to extend operations for further five years
    Earlseat Wind Farm, on Standing Stane Road, has been part of the landscape since 2014, and has permission from Fife Council to operate until 2039. Now the company behind it wants to extend that permission for an extra five years
    Fleetwood Weekly News
     
    OGLETHORPE POWER NAMES JEFF SWARTZ AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PLANT OPERATIONS
    TUCKER, Ga., Feb. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Jeff Swartz has been named Senior Vice President, Plant Operations, reporting to Oglethorpe Power's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,
    PR Newswire
     
    GE Digital Announces GridOS® Software to Help Utilities Orchestrate the Clean Energy Grid and Accelerate the Energy Transition
    World’s first software portfolio designed for grid orchestration aligns grid management technology end-to-end, enabling more secure, integrated, and flexible grid operations Only partner ecosystem focused on grid orchestration, pulling together marquee cloud, system integrator, and hyperscaler partners to help utilities
    Business Wire
     
    Department of Energy - Summary of Secretary Granholm's Third Visit To Puerto Rico
    SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm concluded a weeklong visit to Puerto Rico. Throughout the trip, the Secretary spoke with community members in the eastern region of the island to provide updates on the Department
    ENP Newswire
     
    LG&E, KU, ODP powering communities forward $7 million dollars committed to organizations and agencies across KY, VA
    (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) - Creating, establishing and maintaining resources to address community needs and empower residents can be a challenge without the right support. Because Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company know how difficult it can be, the
    ENP Newswire
     
    Sunrun and PG&E Collaborate on Residential Battery-Powered Virtual Power Plant to Support Grid Reliability for Electric Customers
    SAN FRANCISCO and OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following a year of record-high summer temperatures in California, Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today launched an innovative energy reliability program to provide meaningful
    GlobeNewswire
     
    Offshore wind will need major investments in transmission, supply chain, reports say
    Achieving the aggressive offshore wind power goals of the federal government and individual states will require billions of dollars in spending on transmission infrastructure, "unprecedented" cooperation between grid operators and federal and state agencies, and would be aided by major
    Robert Zullo, New Hampshire Bulletin
     
    Arctic blast hits northeastern US and Canada
    A powerful arctic blast swept into the northeastern region of the US and Canada on Friday. Some areas are set to record their lowest-ever wind chill temperatures. "This is an epic, generational arctic outbreak," the US National Weather Service (NWS)
    Thai News Service
     
    Fomento Paraná renews credit line for clean energy
    Fomento Paraná has renewed the Fomento Energia credit line and now allows financing investment projects by micro, small, and medium-sized companies for the acquisition and installation of components for power generation systems from renewable sources, up to a limit of
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Economics: The Take: Complexity and Regulation Could Suck the Air Out of Wind Energy
    Source: SAP Headline: The Take: Complexity and Regulation Could Suck the Air Out of Wind Energy What’s News Nine whales recently washed up dead or dying on U.S. northeast beaches, not far from where hundreds of wind turbines are being
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    Austin Energy expects most restorations complete by Feb 12; power outages affect 25K
    Exactly 25,000 Austin Energy customers are [External Link] without power as of Monday morning. The energy company said in a [External Link] late Sunday night it expects power to be turned back on for "nearly all" customers by next Sunday, Feb. 12.
    Skye Seipp, Austin American-Statesman
     
    BUILDING A WIND FARM DURING A DERECHO
    Q&A With Construction Project Leaders Matt Berghuis & Cory Bongle In August 2020, the Midwest experienced a weather event called a derecho: a widespread, long-lived wind storm. This storm was a vexing issue for a Boldt construction project on the
    Matt Berghuis
     
     

    Generation


    Landis&Gyr Group AG - Landis+Gyr Showcasing Technologies Leading the Clean Energy Transition at DISTRIBUTECH 2023
    The company will demonstrate applications for DER and EV charging management, consumer energy efficiency and grid modernization ATLANTA, GA. - February 6, 2023 - Landis+Gyr (SIX: LAND) is showcasing innovative applications that support utility clean energy integration at DISTRIBUTECH 2023,
    Swiss Equity Markets (Web Disclosure) via PUBT
     
    GSE Solutions Awarded $800K Contract for Nuclear Engineering Services for a 24-month Fuel Cycle Operation
    COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Solutions ("GSE Systems, Inc." or "GSE") (Nasdaq: GVP), a leader in advanced engineering and workforce solutions that supports the future of clean-energy production and decarbonization initiatives of the power industry, today announced
    PR Newswire
     

    Billing


    SaiFlow Expands into North American Market and Releases Findings on Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in EV Charging Software
    TEL-AVIV, Israel and NEW YORK, Feb. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SaiFlow, a cybersecurity company that specializes in protecting EV charging infrastructure and decentralized micro-grids, has announced its North American market expansion and published their research findings on two major
    GlobeNewswire
     

    Environmental


    North Carolina poised to take huge step forward in building efficiency
    Every morning, the Energy News Network compiles the top stories about the clean energy transition and delivers them to your inbox for free. Sign up today! For years, the obscure panel in charge of North Carolina’s building code has blocked
    Energy News Network
     

    International


    TotalEnergies Sells Stake in Renewable Portfolio to Credit Agricole Assurances
    Paris - As part of its strategy of profitable growth in renewable energies, TotalEnergies is selling to Credit Agricole Assurances 50% of a 234 MW portfolio of renewable projects, including 23 solar power plants with a capacity of 168 MW
    ENP Newswire
     
    J-Power starts up 21-MW wind farm in Japan
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - Japanese electric utility Electric Power Development Co Ltd (TYO:9513), known as J-POWER, announced today its 21-MW Esashi wind farm on Hokkaido island has commenced power generation. The wind park is the result of a 70/30
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Acciona Energía signs its second long-term energy contract with Fortia large industry
    Acciona Energía has signed a new power purchase agreement with the energy management platform for large industrial consumers Fortia for the supply of all the energy generated in six wind farms over the next 10 years. This agreement is in
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Denmark: Port of Grenaa wants to become part of wind turbine recycling business
    The Port of Grenaa in Denmark wants to become part of the wind turbine recycling business. Henrik Carstensen, CEO of the port, said that the port can be efficient within this business as it has a well-developed network of companies
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    Acciona Energia inks wind PPA to power energy-intensive industry
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - Spanish renewables pure-player Acciona Energia (BME:ANE) said on Monday that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply 254 GWh of wind energy to Fortia, a Madrid-based energy provider serving large industrial consumers
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    RenewableUK: Offshore wind industry’s focus on sustainability highlighted in new report
    Offshore Wind Evidence and Change Programme report published by Crown Estate. Report highlights initiatives to gather high-quality data and evidence. Government's ambition of 50 gigawatts by 2030, nearly quadrupling its current offshore wind capacity and bolstering the UK’s energy security
    Contify Energy News
     
    Oracle signs up potential customer for Pakistani hydrogen project
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - Oracle Power PLC (LON:ORCP) today unveiled a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with aluminium producer Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) for the potential offtake of green hydrogen from its large-scale project in Pakistan. Oracle Power is
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    YPF Luz goes for its fourth wind farm, in Córdoba
    YPF Luz invests more thanUS$260 million in the construction of a mega-station in General Levalle, south of the province. YPF Luz will invest more than US$260 million in the construction of a new wind farm in Córdoba, the fourth in
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    ERC confronts the government for granting solar and wind power plant permits without environmental control
    ERC wants to put an end to the elimination of environmental controls that the Government has just regulated in the granting of permits for the implementation of solar and wind power plants. It considers that the PSOE has crossed a
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    The 'green' wind farms powered by...dirty diesel!
    DIESEL was used to run scores of giant turbines on Scottish wind farms, it has been revealed. ScottishPower admits 71 turbines had to be hooked up to generators using the polluting fossil fuel due to a fault on the national
    By Graham Grant Home Affairs Editor
     
    Equinor ASA - Equinor and SSE Renewables carry out early scoping work on potential 4th phase of Dogger Bank Wind Farm
    Leading energy companies Equinor and SSE Renewables are carrying out early scoping work to explore options for developing a fourth phase, Dogger Bank D, of the world's largest offshore wind farm. Equinor and SSE Renewables each own 50% of the
    U.S. Regulated Equity Markets (Alternative Disclosure) via PUBT
     
    ACWA Power to build two more wind farms in Azerbaijan
    Baku/06.02.23//Turan: The Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan and "ACWA Power" (Saudi Arabia) signed a number of documents in Baku during the 9th ministerial meeting within the framework of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council and the 1st ministerial meeting within
    Turan Information Agency
     
    Argentina's YPF Luz announces 155-MW wind farm project
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - Argentine power producer YPF Luz said on Friday that it will build its fourth wind farm in the South American country, investing over USD 260 million (EUR 241.1m) in the project. The 155-MW General Levalle
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Wind parks produce 31.06% of UK’s electricity on Feb 5
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in the UK produced 173,423 MWh on February 5, reaching a share of 31.06% in total power for the day. In all, UK power plants produced 558,294 MWh that day, based on data
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    SA's largest wind farm planned for Mpumalanga
    Seriti has signed a landmark power purchase agreement (PPA) which will see the construction of a 155MW wind power project in Mpumalanga - the largest in South Africa and the first wind project in the province - kick off in
    Business Weekly
     
    Only two new onshore wind turbines built in England last year
    JUST two onshore wind turbines were installed in England last year, as the industry awaits pledged planning reforms for new projects. Overall, just ten new onshore wind projects were installed in 2022 across the UK, according to new research published
    NICHOLAS EARL
     
    China: Installation of renewable power to see robust growth
    Source: China State Council Information Office China will continue increasing the deployment of renewable power in 2023 on strong demand, lower raw-material costs and a low-base effect for wind power, according to Fitch Ratings. China’s large state-owned power generation companies
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    India most suitable destination for renewable energy investments: PM Modi
    New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Inviting global investors to India's energy space, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the country was the most suitable destination for investments in renewable energy space. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the India
    Mint
     
    What makes a energy-industry leader? Accenture's global strategy chief on the defining traits
    Feb. 6—Muqsit Ashraf and his team at global consulting firm Accenture had been researching the pace of disruption in industries such as energy when they noticed a big spike starting about five years ago. "We found that number — the
    Kyra Buckley, Houston Chronicle
     
    China delivers two Hualong-1 nuclear power units to Pakistan - Press Note issued by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    February 06, 2023 (PPI-OT) Following is the text of press note issued by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Quote China has delivered two Hualong-1 nuclear power units to Pakistan, which were developed with its home-grown third-generation nuclear power technology. According
    Pakistan Official News
     
    Gujarat Industries Power Company informs about board meeting
    India, Feb. 6 -- Pursuant to the provisions of Regulation 29 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, Gujarat Industries Power Company has informed that the Board of Directors of the Company shall meet on, Tuesday, the
    Accord Fintech
     
    ?Strive to create an innovation highland for the nuclear power industry Wu Jincheng and his party investigated Shanghai Electric Nuclear Power Group
    To create a highland for nuclear power industry innovation, Wu Jincheng and his party investigated Shanghai Electric Nuclear Power Group. Wu Jinheng sent gifts to the employees of the company who were still stationed at the production line during the
    China Business News
     
    Tata Power delivers strong performance in Q3 FY23 91% YoY increase in Consolidated PAT to ? 1,052 crore 53% YoY rise in Consolidated EBITDA
    Mumbai - Tata Power (NSE,BSE: TATAPOWER), one of India's largest integrated power companies, which operates across the entire power value chain including Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Renewables and Trading, today released its consolidated results for Q3 FY23. With significant growth
    ENP Newswire
     
    Collaboration over new nuclear vital, Urenco tells MP event
    Nuclear Week in Parliament 2023 saw hundreds of parliamentarians and industry representatives engage in various events during the week and Urenco had a strong presence throughout as one of the week's main sponsors. On Monday, Chief Commercial Officer, Laurent Odeh,
    ENP Newswire
     
    IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine
    The main reservoir forming part of the Dnipro river, which provides cooling water for Ukraine's Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), has seen a recent reduction in water levels, in another indication of how the current conflict in the country is
    ENP Newswire
     
    Brookfield Renewable Announces Record Results and 5.5% Distribution Increase
    BROOKFIELD, News - Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (TSX: BEP.UN; NYSE: BEP) ('Brookfield Renewable Partners', 'BEP') reported financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2022. '2022 was another successful year, continuing our track record of double-digit average
    ENP Newswire
     
    Kerala to Establish Green Hydrogen Cents Over the Next Two Years
    The development of green hydrogen centers in Trivandrum and Kochi will cost Rs 200 crore, according to a plan unveiled by the Keralan government. K N Balagopal, minister of finance, stated in his budget Speech, “A programme of Rs 200
    Chemical Industry Digest
     
    Funds allocated to new power company
    PESHAWAR: The government has allocated Rs96 million to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transmission and Grid Company (KPT&GC) to appoint emergency staff and get a building for its office. According to a statement issued here on Sunday, KPT&GC has finalised the process of
    Daily Today's Muslim Peshawar
     
    'No immediate crisis' for Koeberg over lapse of nuclear fuel agreement with the US
    Cape Town - Given the already precarious maintenance being carried out at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has said there was “no immediate crisis” over the expiration of South Africa’s pact with
    Kristin Engel
     
    Board of directors meeting of The Hub Power Company Limited
    The Hub Power Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on February 16, 2023 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for the period
    Pakistan Company News
     
    Tata Power Q3 Results, TN Cell and Module Plant To Start By End Of 2023
    Highlights : * Besides the doubling of profits, the firm installed the highest ever solar pumps during the quarter * The firm's order pipeline stands at over Rs 15,000 crores, with Rooftop Solar orderbook at Rs 1300 crores. Tata Power
    Saur News Bureau
     
    Tata Power Releases Quarterly Report for Quarter Ended 31 December 2022
    Feb. 6 -- Tata Power Company Limited has released its Quarterly Report for the quarter ended 31 December 2022 Excerpts of the report: 1.The results were reviewed by the Audit Committee and approved by the Board of Directors at its
    Contify Energy News
     
    Statkraft and Verbund sign long-term contract for power from La Solar plant
    Statkraft and the Austrian company Verbund have signed a long-term power purchase agreement linked to the La Solana photovoltaic plant, owned by the Austrian company. Capital Energy Power Vortice, a minority shareholder of Lusitania Renovables, the company that owns the
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    HyCC picks Kraftanlagen, Nel for 40-MW Dutch green hydrogen project
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - HyCC BV on Monday named the engineering contractor and technology supplier for a 40-MW green hydrogen project called H2eron it develops in Delfzijl, the Netherlands, for the purpose of supporting the production of sustainable aviation
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Coal power plant under CPEC put into operation in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- A coal-fired power plant of the Thar Coal Block-I Coal Electricity Integration project under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was officially put into commercial operation on Sunday. The plant, with a total
    Xinhua News Agency
     
    DA still concerned about job losses due to persistent energy crisis
    Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is concerned about the country’s ongoing energy crisis, which continues to result in job losses across the country. The party said the electricity crunch is destroying businesses and industries, hindering economic growth,
    Siyabonga Sithole
     
    Prysmian partners with National Grid to upgrade UK's electricity grid
    (Alliance News) - Prysmian Spa on Monday said it has partnered with National Grid PLC to help upgrade the UK's electricity grid. The Milan-based electrical cable producer said that, through its UK subsidiary, it has signed a medium voltage cable
    Alliance News
     
    Octopus Energy Calls on Ofgem to Clamp Down on Payment Penalty for Careful Customers
    - UK energy customers now charged up to £254 extra if they don’t pay by direct debit, more than three times what it was (£84) in April 2021 - Yet 75% of customers who pay by cheque, cash or card
    Gulf Oil & Gas
     
    Valentia island chosen for European Hydrogen study as plans progress for energy project
    A leading European organisation has selected Valentia Island as one of 15 regions that will receive support to explore clean energy solutions that will help Ireland on its path to net zero. The Brussels-based Clean Hydrogen Partnership will fund the
    Sinead Kelleher
     
    Tata Power aiming to operationalise solar cell, module facility in Tamil Nadu by December
    India, Feb. 6 -- Tata Power is aiming to operationalise its solar cell and module facility being set up in Tamil Nadu by December-end of this year. In July 2022, Tata Power inked a pact with the Tamil Nadu government
    Accord Fintech
     
    Omanisation: More than 90% direct jobs in water, electricity sectors employed to citizens
    Muscat: The percentage of Omanisation in direct jobs in the water sector reached 98% and 95% in direct jobs in the electricity sector, said the Chairman of the Authority for Public Services Regulatory(APSR). Dr. Mansour Al-Hinai, Chairman of the Authority
    By: Times News Services
     
    Prysmian S.p.A. - Prysmian Group partners with National Grid to upgrade UK’s electricity grid
    PRESS RELEASE PRYSMIAN GROUP PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL GRID TO UPGRADE UK'S ELECTRICITY GRID FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT AWARDED FOR 3 YEARS Milano, February 6, 2023 - Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, confirms its support to
    Borsa Italiana (Web Disclosure) via PUBT
     
    PPC gets more time to consider acquisition of Enel's Romanian assets
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - Italy’s Enel SpA (BIT:ENEL) has extended its existing exclusivity agreement with PPC SA (ATH:PPC) to give the Greek power utility an extra month to negotiate the acquisition of Enel's Romanian operations. The exclusivity period for
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Coal love it or hate it: this fossil fuel is still economically vital to SA
    If we want to move away from coal-fired generation to renewables it will be necessary to invest R 1.2 trillion into the South African power sector over the next decade. By Dominic Preuss Coal, you can love it or hate
    Opinion
     
    AMH2 calls for the massification of hydrogen in Mexico
    Mexico must move forward in the transformation of clean energy, because even though they currently have a higher cost, in time it will translate into savings, and will comply with Environmental, Social and Governance(ESG) standards and decarbonization, said Israel Hurtado,
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    KPT&GC's CEO appointed
    The appointing process of chief executive officer, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transmission and Grid Company (KPT and GC) has been finalized, while power distribution company established first time in the history of the province. The provincial government has allocated Rs. 96 million
    Frontier Star
     
    Are claims West Burton nuclear fusion site could ‘power the world’ realistic?
    The BBC News website recently carried a story about the West Burton Power Station and nuclear fusion research. Coun Ben Bradley, Nottinghamshire Council leader and Mansfield MP, said: “We're going to power the nation again and I can't wait. It's
    Worksop Guardian
     
    Tata Power shares surge as Q3 net profit nearly doubles: Buy/hold?
    New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Shares of Tata Power surged more than 2% to Rs.209 apiece on the BSE in Monday's early deals after its Q3 net profit nearly doubled to Rs.1,052 crore while its total income rose to Rs.14,402
    Mint
     
    Hydropower mills slow down generation, lose ground to other sources
    Brazil has been using less and less water from hydroelectric plants for power generation and a significant part of this potential is being thrown away. The slow growth of demand associated with a favorable hydrological scenario, with abundant rainfalls; the
    Robson Rodrigues, Fábio Couto
     
    Apply law in Eskom appeal on air quality decision — activists
    Apply law in Eskom appeal on air quality decision — activists Utility warns of ‘negative impact’ Energy [External Link] rights groups have called on the expert panel considering an appeal lodged against a decision made on Eskom’s compliance to clean air
    Business Day
     
    China delivers two Hualong-1 nuclear power units to Pakistan: CNNC
    China has officially delivered two Hualong-1 nuclear power units, which were developed with China's homegrown third-generation nuclear power technology, to Pakistan, according to the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). With the inauguration of Unit 3 of the Karachi Nuclear Power
    Balochistan Times
     
    KPT&GC approves appointment of CEO for newly established power distribution company
    The meeting of Board of Directors (BoD) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transmission and Grid Company (KPT and GC) here on Sunday approved the appointment process of chief executive officer (CEO) for first ever established power distribution company in the province. The meeting
    Balochistan Times
     
    Godi urges President Ramaphosa to use Sona to shed light on Eskom and load shedding
    Johannesburg - African People’s Convention (APC) leader Themba Godi has appealed to President Cyril Ramaphosa to prioritise South Africa’s electricity crisis in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) this week. Ramaphosa was expected to deliver the State of the
    Itumeleng Mafisa
     
    Nuclear power should stay out of politics, says Rosatom
    MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. Rosatom believes that nuclear power should be kept out of politics, the state corporation said in a statement published on Monday. "We are convinced that nuclear power should stay out of politics. Rosatom operates transparently on
    ITAR-TASS
     
    Masdar Opens Office in Azerbaijan to Support Nation's Clean Energy Objectives
    Dedicated office in Baku will enable company to strengthen support for Azerbaijan's goal of securing 30 percent of power mix from renewable sources by 2030 Masdar has signed project agreements with Azerbaijan exceeding 10 GW capacity ABU DHABI, UAE, Feb.
    PR Newswire
     
    Deka pipeline project 85 percent complete
    The Chronicle Business Reporter. THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) says the Deka Pipeline upgrading project in Matabeleland North, which is expected to be completed end of March, is now 85 percent complete. The development of the 42km pipeline project that
    The Chronicle
     
    Rejlers experts in battery storage contribute to the energy transition
    The society of the future will require significantly more electricity than today and the ability to store renewable energy is becoming increasingly important in the transition to a sustainable society. Rejlers competence centre for energy storage has successfully led several
    Cision
     
    MIGA issues guarantees for solar-plus-storage hybrid in Somalia
    February 6 (Renewables Now) - The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), part of the World Bank Group, said that it has provided guarantees of USD 5.67 million (EUR 5.3m) in support of a solar-plus-storage project in Somalia. The project was
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    ‘SMEs deserve financial relief amid load shedding losses’
    Inospace, South Africa’s leading owner and operator of serviced logistics, calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to urgently offer financial relief to the thousands of SMEs affected by rolling blackouts in the country. Ramaphosa must prioritise small and medium-sized businesses when
    Ventureburn
     
    Kengen leading Kenya's journey towards 15bn trees by 2032
    Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) is banking on School Green Initiative to reap big from its carbon credit projects. In 2021, the power generator become the first corporate entity to receive clearance to sell an equivalent of 4.6 million
    The Star
     
    Eskom begins its hunt for new CEO who must keep the lights on
    Eskom has officially gone to the market in search of a highly competent CEO whose major tasks will be to keep the lights on and completing the unbundling process after the departure of Andre de Ruyter at the end of
    Siphelele Dludla
     
    Thermal power plants’ generation capacity exceeds 73,500 MW
    TEHRAN - Iran's thermal power plants' electricity generation capacity has exceeded 73,500 megawatts (MW), an official with the country's Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH) announced. Mohammad Ramezani, the head of the company's projects development department, made the remarks mentioning
    Tehran Times
     
    Free-to-use electricity smart meter software pilots in South Africa
    From left are Gerjo Hoffman, CEO and co-founder of Open Access Energy; Bongani Mandla, Director of Electrotechnical Services; Nicholas Rixon, COO of Open Access Energy; and Louise Botha, George Municipality Electrotechnical Services. Streamlining processes across the board between municipalities and
    Cape Business News
     
    Load shedding to alternate between stages 3 and 4 this week
    South Africa's load shedding is practically permanent now with the only change being what stage of load shedding the country finds itself in at any given moment. Here's what to expect this coming week Expect Stages 3 and 4 between
    Citizen Reporter
     
    NO TOTAL UNBUNDLING OF EEC
    MBABANE - Energy regulator ESERA has advised against the total unbundling of power utility EEC. Had the regulator recommended the total unbundling, this would have seen the Eswatini Electricity Company(EEC) being broken into three different companies; one responsible for generation,
    Times of Swaziland
     
    Will Spain sell green hydrogen to Europe?
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