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    Power News - January 20


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    Utility Business / General


    Boiling Springs starts commercial operation as RWE U.S. first onshore wind farm in Oklahoma
    AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvia Ortin, COO Onshore Wind and Solar PV Americas, RWE Renewables: "Under very challenging conditions, our teams have delivered this project with outstanding dedication to our business goals while continuing to prioritize health
    PR Newswire
     
    JP Morgan to help Blattner consider potential sale, other partnership
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - Blattner Company, parent of Blattner Energy and DH Blattner & Sons, has hired investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) to assist the US renewables contractor in exploring its strategic alternatives.In the role of exclusive
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    RWE to divest minority stake in four US onshore wind farms
    January 20 (SeeNews) - German energy company RWE AG (ETR:RWE) has struck a deal to offload a 24% stake in four onshore wind farms in Texas to UK-based renewable energy investor Greencoat Capital for around USD 160 million (EUR 131.8m).The
    SeeNews Deals
     
    Renewable energy a win for New York
    The Empire State is well on its way to becoming one of the country's leaders on climate action.In 2019, New York passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, a monumental bill that set nation-leading climate targets.The state is seeking
    Long Island City-Astoria Journal & Jackson Heights News
     
    Greenbacker Capital invests in Clear Energy Hydro
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - Greenbacker Capital Management LLC has invested in Colorado-based hydropower producer Clear Energy Hydro, the US investment advisor said on Tuesday.Clear Energy Hydro purchases existing hydropower facilities and funds their modernisation. The company at present owns
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Versant Power is Here to Work with Customers in Winter Months
    Bangor and Presque Isle, Maine, Jan. 19 -- Versant Power issued the following news release:In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Versant Power recognizes that some residential and business customers are facing financial hardship. The ongoing global dilemma coupled with an
    Contify Energy News
     
    PSE&G ANNOUNCES $700M SMART METER INSTALLATION IN NJ
    PSE&G has received approval for a $700 million statewide smart meter installation for its 2.3 million customers from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.The four-year installation will affect 353,000 customers in Bergen County, 174,000 in Passaic County, 354,000 in
    The Neighbor News
     
    AEP announces 443rd consecutive dividend of USD0.74 per share for quarer
    American Electric Power Co (Nasdaq:AEP) disclosed on Tuesday that its board of directors approved a regular common stock cash dividend of USD0.74 per share.This 443rd consecutive quarterly dividend to shareholders of record as of 10 February 2021 will be paid
    EquityBites
     
    Lake CountyPG&E developing microgrids for enhanced grid resilience
    LAKE COUNTY Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is developing four temporary microgrids in Lake County designed to provide electricity to shared community resources and neighborhoods using temporary generators during future Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events.A temporary microgrid is
    Lake County Record Bee
     
    EDF brings online 225 MW within California's Palen solar complex
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - EDF Renewables North America has put on stream 225 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity within the Palen complex in California's Riverside County.The company has brought online the 125-MW Maverick 1 and the 100-MW Maverick
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    PG&E Crews Out in Force Making Repairs After Offshore Windstorm Sweeps Through State, Causing Wind Hazards and Related Outages
    Targeted Public Safety Power Shutoff in small portions of driest locations affecting approximately 5,000 customers in Fresno, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Tulare countiesSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews have begun the
    Business Wire
     
    AEP Declares Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (Nasdaq: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 74 cents a share on the company's common stock.The dividend is payable March 10,
    PR Newswire
     
    Pattern Energy Closes Financing of Largest Wind & Solar Energy Fund in Japan
    SAN FRANCISCO, California, Jan. 19 -- Pattern Energy Group LP issued the following news release:- $515 million fund will invest in Japanese clean power projectsPattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) today announced that it has closed financing of a $515
    Contify Energy News
     
    East Raymond reaches commercial operation as RWE U.S. 27th onshore wind farm
    AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvia Ortin, COO Onshore Wind and Solar PV Americas, RWE Renewables: "We continue to grow our large-scale renewable portfolio here in the United States, one of our focus markets, and we look forward
    PR Newswire
     
    Desjardins backs Power Sustainable's new USD-787m renewables platform
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - Canadian financial services cooperative Desjardins Group has become the anchor investor for a new CAD-1-billion (USD 787m/EUR 648m) renewables investment platform launched by alternative asset manager Power Sustainable Capital Inc.The so-called Power Sustainable Energy Infrastructure
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Arizona renewable energy standards targeted by GOP lawmakers
    PHOENIX (AP) — The Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature is moving to strip the state utility regulation commission of the power to require electric utilities to get a certain percentage of their power from renewable sources.Identical proposals in the House and Senate
    By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press
     

    Generation


    Midwest Energy Emissions Reaches License Agreement with Large North American Utility
    CORSICANA, Texas, Jan. 19 -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. issued the following news release:- Arrangement Reached with Fourth Utility DefendantMidwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C" or the “Company”), a leading environmental technologies firm, today announced the signing of an
    Contify Energy News
     
    Court scalds Trump's power-plant rule in pre-inaugural gift to Biden
    A federal appeals court torched Tuesday the administration’s bid to repeal and replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, delivering a blow to President Trump’s deregulatory and pro-business agenda on his last full day of office.A three-judge panel of the U.S.
    Washington Times
     
    Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule Is Out
    The Affordable Clean Energy rule, a cornerstone of President Trump’s environmental deregulatory efforts, has been deemed “legally flawed” by a federal appeals court. A Tuesday ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C. circuit vacated the regulation
    Greentech Media
     
     

    Billing


    SWEPCO’s digital payment options help customers stay on track
    SHREVEPORT, Louisiana, Jan. 19 -- Southwestern Electric Power Company issued the following news release:Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) bills are sometimes being delivered past their due dates because of unprecedented delays in mail delivery. As a result, customers may be
    Contify Energy News
     

    Environmental


    D.C. CIRCUIT STRIKES DOWN TRUMP ADMINISTRATION REPEAL AND REPLACEMENT OF THE CLEAN POWER PLAN
    The following information was released by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF):On the last day of Donald Trump's presidency, the second highest court in the land has struck down one of the most damaging anti-environmental actions of his administration.A three-judge panel
    States News Service
     

    International


    Czechia builds no wind power plant, one small hydro plant in 2020
    Prague, Jan 20 (CTK) - Czechia built no wind power station and only one small hydroelectric power station last year, with biomass and geothermal power not being developed either, while interest in solar power is strong, the Chamber of Renewable
    Czech News Agency
     
    EBRD loan of EUR26 million to build new wind farms in Poland
    Poland is accelerating its transition from fossil fuels with the construction of two new wind farms financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The EBRD is providing a loan of PLN 117 million (EUR26 million-equivalent) for a
    ENP Newswire
     
    Scottish grid ‘premium putting wind farm energy targets at risk’
    By David BolPolitical CorrespondentA LEADING energy company has warned Scotland will not be able to scale up wind farms to meet climate targets without an overhaul of charging regimes that “penalise” projects north of the Border.Currently, Scotland is planning or
    David Bol
     
    RWE Launches Public Consultation For 1.2GW Wind Farm In UK
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    New Polish law to back over 10 GW of offshore wind projects
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - The Polish Parliament has approved a bill that defines the development of the country's offshore wind industry and envisages subsidising 10.9 GW of projects in the Baltic Sea.Poland's first Offshore Wind Act was adopted by
    SeeNews Power Market Review
     
    EBRD To Provide PLN117mn For 51.4MW Wind Projects In Poland
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Sámi reindeer herders file lawsuit against Norway windfarm
    Indigenous reindeer herders are bringing a legal action against a proposed wind power project that would be one of the largest in Norway.The Sámi herders from Nordland county are accusing the Øyfjellet windfarm constructors of breaking licensing agreements which stipulated
    Weronika Strzyzynska
     
    Ørsted reaches FID on green hydrogen demo in Copenhagen
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - Danish renewables major Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) has reached a final investment decision (FID) for its first renewable hydrogen project -- a 2-MW facility in Copenhagen that will use electricity from offshore wind farms.The H2RES demonstration
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    TD Greystone Infrastructure builds 87% stake in Swedish wind co Rabbalshede Kraft
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - The TD Greystone Infrastructure Fund, operated by Canadian investor TD Asset Management Inc, has become the controlling shareholder of Swedish wind power company Rabbalshede Kraft AB, with a stake of 87%.The Canadian asset manager has
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    RWE to shed 24% of 861-MW Texas wind quartet to Greencoat
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - German energy major RWE AG (ETR:RWE) has agreed to offload a 24% interest in a 861-MW wind portfolio in Texas to UK renewables investment manager Greencoat.The deal will give Greencoat a pro-rata installed capacity of
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Booming solar power: signal for worry or delight?
    Vietnam’s rooftop solar sector has broken a record for its installed capacity within one year, with the country adding roughly 9,000 megawatt peak before December 31 for the second-round feed-in tariff. By Mai Van Trung - an energy expertAccording to
    Vietnam Investment Review (VIR)
     
    MENA Renewables Regional Overview: Renewables Investment To Be Concentrated On New Solar Capacity
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Asia Power Regional Overview: Robust Growth Momentum Driven By Solar And Offshore Wind
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Latin America Power Regional Overview: Auctions To Boost Post-Pandemic Renewables Outlook
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Hexicon participates in the development of offshore green hydrogen plant in Spain together with Acciona
    Hexicon, a leading technology and project developer of floating wind farms, has announced that the company's joint venture WunderHexicon will take a leading role in the OCEANH2 research project with the objection to develop Spain's first offshore green hydrogen plant.
    Modular Finance Nordic Press Releases
     
    ISGF announces the 7th edition of India Smart Utility Week 2021, an International Conference and Exhibition on Smart Energy and Smart Mobility for Smarter Cities from 02 - 05 March 2021
    - International Experts from Government Institutions, Regulatory Commissions, Think Tanks, Academia and Technology Companies from all Continents are expected to join the Conference and share their experiences and expertiseNEW DELHI, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- India Smart Grid Forum, a
    PR Newswire India
     
    AES Gener Submits EIS For 114MW Wind Project In Chile
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Thermal Coal Rises Sharply Due to Rising Demand in Asia
    Baku/25.12.20/ Turan: Thermal coal used to generate electricity at thermal power plants has increased sharply in price over the past two months, as large consumers in China, India, South Korea and Japan have increased their purchases.Since the beginning of November,
    Turan Information Agency
     
    PGCIL inks pact to improve telecom connectivity in hilly areas of HP
    India, Jan. 20 -- State-run Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has signed an agreement with the Himachal Pradesh government to improve telecom connectivity in hilly areas of the state. The PGCIL recently signed an agreement with Himachal Pradesh
    Dion Global Solutions Limited
     
    Everwood Secures EUR25mn For 50MW Solar Project In Spain
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    3 killed, 3 injured in explosion at thermal power plant outside Tashkent
    Uzbekistan, Jan. 20 -- Three people died, 3 more received burns as a result of explosion at Novo-Angren thermal power plant outside Tashkent, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported.The plant stopped its work yesterday for repair. The explosion of coal
    Central Asian News Service
     
    Schneider Electric's Project with E.ON Wins enerTIC Award for Green and Digital Smart Grid Technology
    Using a comprehensive set of digital capabilities, Schneider Electric's solution helped E.ON improve network security, reliability, and efficiency.In the project for E.ON, its SF6 medium voltage switchgear was replaced by the new sustainable switchgear utilizing SF6-free and digital MV technology
    ENP Newswire
     
    Dukovany unit 1 to stay offline until Feb over generator repair
    Dukovany, South Bohemia, Jan 20 (CTK) - The Dukovany nuclear power station's unit 1 will remain offline until February, with technicians repairing one minor leak in one of the six steam generators and to check other two steam generators on
    Czech News Agency
     
    Translation: Schulze: “More legal certainty with nuclear security”
    MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Deutschland –Source: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety On the proposal of Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze, the Federal Cabinet passed a draft to amend the Atomic Energy Act
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    Digital drive in the power sector could help save ?10 lakh crore, says IntelliSmart chief
    To set up a digital smart grid, invites RFPs; over 12 states in discussions to digital pushThe country’s power sector, which is burdened with losses of about 20-22 per cent in the distribution and transmission, could save back ?10 lakh
    Business Line
     
    Thermal power plant explosion kills 3 in Uzbekistan
    TASHKENT, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- An explosion in an Uzbek thermal power plant has killed three people and injured three others, the Uzbek Emergency Situations Ministry said Wednesday.At the Novo-Angren thermal power located in eastern Angren town of the Tashkent
    Xinhua News Agency
     
    Hong Kong: Operational event at Ling Ao Nuclear Power Station
    Jan. 20 -- Hong Kong SAR Government issued the following news release:The Nuclear Emergency Committee Office of the Guangdong Province notified the Security Bureau today (January 20) of an operational event at Ling Ao Nuclear Power Station (LNPS), a Security
    Hong Kong Government News
     
    Bulgaria scraps plan for new nuclear plant
    Bulgaria's government approved Wednesday plans to add a new reactor at its Soviet-era nuclear power plant at Kozloduy, effectively ditching another project to build a new plant at Belene.At its weekly session the cabinet backed "the building of unit 7
    AFP World News
     
    Lanao transmission line tripped by downed tower, thieves blamed for blackouts in parts of Mindanao
    THE power outage across northern and western Mindanao was due to the failure of a transmission line in Lanao del Norte, which the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) blamed Tuesday on thieves who targeted a section of a
    Business World
     
    BEDC Drags NERC to Court over Planned Licence for Asaba Distribution
    By Emmanuel AddehThe Benin Electricity Distribution (BEDC) has dragged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to court over the regulator’s plan to grant an operating licence to Asaba Distribution Limited (ADL).Following the petition to the regulator by Benin Disco, the
    This Day
     
    Finland: Wärtsilä, Vaasan Sähkö, EPV to build P2X2P system in Vaasa
    Wärtsilä Finland, part of Finnish power source equipment manufacturer for marine and energy markets Wärtsilä, Finnish energy companies Vaasan Sähkö and EPV Energy and the City of Vaasa in Finland have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to cooperate in
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    Denmark: Ørsted takes final investment decision on H2RES hydrogen project
    Danish energy company Ørsted states in a press release that the company has taken final investment decision on the H2RES renewable hydrogen demonstration project at Avedøre Holme in Copenhagen, Denmark. H2RES will be Ørsted's first renewable hydrogen project in operation.
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    Schneider Electric's Project with E.ON Wins enerTIC Award for Green and Digital Smart Grid Technology
    Rueil-Malmaison, France, Jan. 19 -- Schneider Electric issued the following news release:- Using a comprehensive set of digital capabilities, Schneider Electric’s solution helped E.ON improve network security, reliability, and efficiency.- In the project for E.ON, its SF6 medium voltage switchgear
    Contify Energy News
     
    Finance Ministry allows Madhya Pradesh to raise Rs 1,423 crore extra fund through market borrowing
    NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry on Tuesday said Madhya Pradesh has been permitted to raise additional Rs 1,423 crore through market borrowing after the state implemented power sector reforms. In a statement, the ministry said Madhya Pradesh has started Direct
    PTI
     
    Smart Electric Vehicles Charging to Ease Pressure on the Grid
    Smart EV Charging to Ease Pressure on the GridLONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, January 20, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- One of the major concerns that the electric vehicle pessimists have is if the grid could be able to manage the large number of
    EIN Presswire
     
    Abu Dhabi has bold aspirations to diversify energy sources: DoE Chairman
    ABU DHABI, 20th January, 2021 (WAM) -- The Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, said that the emirate's investments in renewable energy has exceeded AED9 billion, and that it will continue to invest
    Emirates News Agency (WAM)
     
    Premier hails Bulgaria joining nuclear energy agency
    Text of report by Bulgarian radio website on 19 JanuaryCongratulations to all those who made this historic step possible, but especially to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) team, OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
    BBC International Reports (Europe)
     
    Bulgaria's PM Met with CEO of Kozloduy NPP, Equipment Purchased for Belene Will Be Used for Units 5,6 of Kozloduy.
    "After the old reactors were pulled out of operation, it is very important that we received a license for the Units 5 and 6 of the Kozloduy NPP for another ten years", noted Borisov. NPP Executive Director Mihov reminded that
    Sofia News Agency
     
    6000 posts of linesmen laying vacant in Pepco, Senate body told
    The Senate committee on power was Tuesday informed that 6000 posts of linesmen were laying vacant in Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO).The Senate committee, which met with Senator Fida Mohammad in the chair, was informed that out of the total
    Nation
     
    Polish utilities face mitigated rating pressure to mid-2020s - Fitch
    "Rating pressure for coal fired generation is partly mitigated ... and it will be mitigated to mid-2020s," Associate Director at Fitch responsible for EMEA Utilities Artur Galbarczyk said. Ratings pressure will stem from, among others, higher CO2 prices, emission reduction
    Posadzy Magdalena
     
    Bulgarian premier discusses plans to build new nuclear plant
    Text of report in English by Bulgarian radio website on 19 JanuaryPrime Minister Boyko Borisov on 19 January held a meeting with the Executive Director of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), Nasko Mihov. The Prime Minister congratulated the NPP team
    BBC International Reports (Europe)
     
    POWERGRID signs agreement with State Government to improve telecom connectivity in hilly areas of Himachal Pradesh
    New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- To improve telecom connectivity in hilly areas, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), the PSU under Ministry of Power, has recently signed an agreement with Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd. (HPSEBL) in Shimla
    Sarkaritel
     
    'Planned' blast at Russian-built nuclear plant in Turkey damages nearby homes
    By BBC MonitoringA blast has occurred at the site of Turkey's first nuclear power plant, which is currently being built by Russia in the southern province of Mersin, an opposition MP tweeted on 19 January.The blast damaged a number of
    BBC International Reports (Europe)
     
    More new energy powers China's coal-rich Shanxi
    TAIYUAN, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's leading coal-producing region of Shanxi has stepped up the development of new energy over the past five years in a bid to reduce its heavy reliance on coal.The total installed power generating capacity in
    Xinhua News Agency
     
    L&T's power transmission biz bags contracts in Bangladesh
    Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The power transmission and distribution business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won a slew of transmission line orders worth Rs 2,500-5,000 crore in Bangladesh. The scope of these packages involves design, supply, installation, testing and
    Indo-Asian News Service
     
    Qatar Invites Alternative Bids For Modified Power And Water Facility
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    L&T Construction to build power T&D lines in Bangladesh
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) India, January 20 (ANI): The power transmission and distribution business of infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won a slew of transmission line orders in Bangladesh.The scope of these packages involves design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning
    ANI
     
    UK and Japan sign £12m deal to decommission nuclear sites using robotics
    THE UK and Japan are working together on developing new automated technologies to safely decommission old nuclear sites such as Fukushima as part of a £12 million partnership. Robotics are set to play an essential part in the time-intensive task
    Jamie Harris
     
    Azerbaijan, Iran Agree to Build New Hydroelectric Power Plants on Araz River
    Baku/20.01.21/Turan: The XIV meeting of the State Commission on Economic, Trade and Humanitarian Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran was held.According to the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan, following the meeting, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed.Cooperation between the two countries
    Turan Information Agency
     
    Iberdrola Starts Approval Process For 500MW Renewable Projects In Spain
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    L&T Construction Wins Contracts for its Power Transmission & Distribution Business in Bangladesh
    Kolkata, Jan. 20 -- The Power Transmission & Distribution Business of Larsen & Toubro has won a slew of Transmission Line orders in Bangladesh.The scope of these packages involves Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Extra High Voltage Transmission
    United News of India
     
    MP starts Direct Benefit Transfer of electricity subsidy to farmers
    Bhopal, Jan. 20 -- Madhya Pradesh has taken the lead in undertaking power sector reforms stipulated by the Ministry of Finance. As part of the reforms, the State has started Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of electricity subsidy to farmers in
    KNN (Knowledge & News Network)
     
    Japan's Power Crunch Has Investors Rushing for a Top Utility
    (Bloomberg) -- An energy crisis plaguing Japan has propelled its top power producer to become one of the nation's best-performing stocks of 2021.Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. has rallied 38% so far this year, outperforming every other company on
    Newsroom Infobae
     
    FESCO issues shutdown programme
    Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown programme for Wednesday for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.According to the programme, power supply from Sadhar, Dhandra, Sabzi Mandi, Data, Jinnah, Islampura, Tahir Pura, NIAB-II, Kausar Abad, PAF, Gardana,
    Balochistan Times
     
    2 inquiries being conducted into country wide power breakdown: Senate body told
    The Senate Standing Committee on Power on Tuesday was apprised that two inquiries into country wide power breakdown were being conducted and its reports would be shared with the committee.The committee which met with Senator Fida Muhammad in the Chair
    Balochistan Times
     
    NEPRA unveils CSR drive 'Power with Prosperity'
    In a bid to introduce an inclusive development model in the power sector of Pakistan, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has envisioned developing a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) culture with its CSR drive of 'Power with Prosperity'.In this
    Balochistan Times
     
    Foreign investment worth Rs 515 billion pledged in energy sector
    KATHMANDU, Jan. 20 -- Foreign investors have pledged an investment of Rs 515 billion in projects related to the hydropower and energy sector. But the stakeholders have failed to bring in the investment as pledged by foreign investors.There is a
    My Republica
     
    Russia shipping nuclear power plant equipment to Bangladesh
    The Volgodonsk Branch of JSC "AEM-technology" (part of the machine-building division of Rosatom - "Atomenergomash") manufactured and shipped the internals of the nuclear reactor for the first power unit of the under-construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in Bangladesh.According to
    United News of Bangladesh
     
    Caverion's long-term partnership with PVO-Vesivoima in the operation and maintenance of hydropower plants continues
    Caverion Corporation Investor news 20 January 2021 at 9.30 a.m. EETCaverion's long-term partnership with PVO-Vesivoima in the operation and maintenance of hydropower plants continuesCaverion has signed an agreement with PVO-Vesivoima Oy for the continuation of operation and maintenance service at
    Cision
     
    Strategies for the Exploitation of Anchors for FLoating Offshore Wind Energy Reaping
    Italy, Jan. 20 -- Project Id: 103755Description: Effective anchor solutions for floating offshore wind turbinesOffshore wind is a clean and renewable source of energy, now exploited using bottom fixed turbines in shallow waters. Floating technologies, at present in a pre-commercial
    Pivotal Sources
     
    Siemens Gamesa To Equip 81MW Wind Farm In Finland
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    OVERVIEW - Brazil’s ageing hydro infrastructure is solar’s economic opportunity
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - Brazil, the world's second-largest producer of hydroelectric power, has an energy problem. While hydropower accounted for 70% of the country's electricity generation in 2018, its primary source of renewable power is becoming less effective than
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    MIGA provides USD 25.6m in guarantees for solar projects in West Africa
    January 20 (Renewables Now) - The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), part of the World Bank Group, has issued guarantees of up to USD 25.6 million (EUR 21m) to support certain solar projects for telecom providers in West Africa.MIGA said
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Chart, Matrix execute memorandum on hydrogen development
    Chart Industries Inc., a manufacturer of equipment for the industrial gas and clean energy industries, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tulsa-based Matrix Service Co. addressing development of “standardized hydrogen solutions” in North America including potential hydrogen liquefaction plants,
    Journal Record
     
    Everfuel signs green hydrogen distribution contract with Ørsted
    Herning, Denmark, 20 January 2021 - Everfuel A/S has signed a contract with Ørsted for the offtake and distribution of green hydrogen to zero emission mobility, produced at the H2RES demonstration project on Avedøre Holme in Copenhagen, Denmark.The contract was
    Cision
     
    Asia Power RRI: Gradual Economic Recovery To Drive Improving Rewards
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    United Kingdom: £12M UK-Japan robotics deal for fusion energy and nuclear decommissioning research
    Source: UK GovernmentThe LongOps project will develop innovative robotic technologiesBritain and Japan have signed a research and technology deployment collaboration to help automate nuclear decommissioning and aspects of fusion energy production.A world-leading alliance, it will see new robotics and automation
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    ABB supporting region’s biggest floating solar complex
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