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    Power News - May 14


    There are 104 news articles for this date.

    T&D Automation


    Mark Gabriel, Former CEO of WAPA, Shares His Vision for Modernizing the Grid
    This week's episode of the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast taps into one of the most prominent utility themes of the moment: Grid Modernization. Guiding listeners on a tour of what has and hasn't worked in creating the modern grid,
    Energy Central
     
    Awesense Launches One-of-a-Kind Digital Energy Marketplace to Empower Development of Clean Energy Solutions
    VANCOUVER, BC, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Awesense, the organization transforming how utilities and industrials virtualize and decarbonize their systems, has launched the only energy-focused repository of solutions built to drive the decarbonization of the energy system.The Awesense Marketplace is
    PR Newswire
     
     
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    Utility Business / General


    Northland Power's Q1 profit, revenues drop amid weaker winds
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Canada-based energy company Northland Power Inc (TSE:NPI) saw its first-quarter adjusted EBITDA and sales decline by 14% and 8%, respectively, mainly due to lower winds in the North Sea.The company, which owns or has economic
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    POWERHOME SOLAR Announces Ohio Expansion Hiring Up to 50 Employees in Cincinnati Area
    CINCINNATI (PRWEB) May 13, 2021POWERHOME SOLAR, one of the fastest-growing American companies specializing in solar energy and energy efficiency services, is expanding its presence in Ohio by adding an installation office in Cincinnati that will provide homeowners and businesses in
    PR Web
     
    Mich. A.G. Nessel Files Testimony in DTE Electric Securitization Case
    LANSING, Michigan, May 13 -- Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued the following news release:Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is working to save ratepayers money in a utility case currently before the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).Last Thursday, May 6,
    Targeted News Service
     
    N.C. Utilities Commission Issues Order Granting Petition to Intervene Involving Public Service Co. of North Carolina
    RALEIGH, North Carolina, May 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order granting petition to intervene (Docket No. G-5):In the Matter of Application of Public Service Company of North Carolina, Inc., for Approval of Amendment to its
    Targeted News Service
     
    N.C. Utilities Commission Issues Agenda Item: Electric May 17
    RALEIGH, North Carolina, May 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following agenda entry for its May 17, 2021, Staff Conference:P1. APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY TO CONSTRUCT SOLAR FACILITIESEXPLANATION: The following applications are for
    Targeted News Service
     
    Lakeview Energy Closes USD 50M Capital Partnership with Orion
    Lakeview Energy, LLC has closed a multi-draw, senior secured debt facility with Orion Energy Partners, L.P. to fund process upgrades at its existing 55 million gallon per year biorefinery in Coshocton, Ohio, the company said.The capital investment will provide energy
    SocialBizWire
     
    PreventionWildfire safety webinar planned Thursday
    Pacific Gas and Electric Co. will be hosting a wildfire safety webinar for Lassen, Plumas, Sierra and Tehama county residents 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13 as part of its efforts to improve Public Safety Power Shutoff events for customers and
    Red Bluff Daily News
     
    Johnson Controls, GRID Alternatives and Partners Build Community Solar Garden and Bring Renewable Energy Job Training to City of Pueblo Housing Authority
    MILWAUKEE, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, together with longtime partner GRID Alternatives Colorado and Capital Dynamics will finance, operate and maintain a two-megawatt community solar garden for
    PR Newswire
     
    TVA begins steps to shut down its biggest coal plant
    May 13—America's biggest public utility has initiated the process of shutting down its largest coal power plant as the first step toward phasing out all of its remaining coal-fired generation by 2035.The Tennessee Valley Authority this week began the public
    Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.
     
    US Approves 800MW Vineyard Wind Project
    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
     
    ADVOCATES LAUNCH SCORECARD TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON MINNESOTA POWER'S INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLAN
    The following information was released by the Sierra Club:Minnesota Power Scores Well on Coal Retirements, Poorly on Fossil Gas, Solar, Equitable EnergyEnvironmental groups and clean energy advocates have released a scorecard evaluating Minnesota Power's Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to educate
    States News Service
     
    INTERNATIONAL PATENT: VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S FILES APPLICATION FOR "APPARATUS FOR SEALING ROTATABLE COMPONENTS OF A WIND TURBINE POWERTRAIN"
    GENEVA, May 13 -- VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S ( Hedeager 428200 Aarhus N ) filed a patent application (PCT/DK2020/050269) for " APPARATUS FOR SEALING ROTATABLE COMPONENTS OF A WIND TURBINE POWERTRAIN " on Oct 02, 2020. With publication no. WO
    U.S. Fed News
     
    INTERNATIONAL PATENT: VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S FILES APPLICATION FOR "A WIND TURBINE WITH AN OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION DEVICE"
    GENEVA, May 13 -- VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S ( Hedeager 428200 Aarhus N ) filed a patent application (PCT/DK2020/050295) for " A WIND TURBINE WITH AN OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION DEVICE " on Oct 28, 2020. With publication no. WO / 2021/083469
    U.S. Fed News
     
    Generate, Starbucks partner on 90 MW of community solar in New York
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - US sustainable infrastructure company Generate Capital Inc said it is developing a portfolio of community solar projects in New York State with a combined capacity of 90 MW together with US coffeehouse chain Starbucks Coffee
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    California produces 209 GWh of green power on May 12
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Renewable power generation in California, excluding large hydro, inched slightly up to 209,348 MWh on May 12 from 208,608 MWh in the previous day, according to data by the California Independent System Operator Corp (ISO).Solar
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Mahoning wants to regulate ground solar panels
    MAHONING TWP. - Township officials will ask the planning commission for Mahoning and Cooper townships for recommendations for regulating ground-mounted solar panels, they said at Monday's Mahoning Township supervisors meeting.They also will encourage supervisors in neighboring Cooper Township to make
    Joe Sylvester jsylvester@thedanvillenews.com
     
    Supervisors sued for $7.5M for denying third solar facility
    WINCHESTER — Hollow Road Solar LLC, National Fruit Orchards Inc. and Diane Holmes are suing the Frederick County Board of Supervisors for denying a conditional-use permit for a utility-scale solar power generating facility in Gore.The lawsuit, filed in Frederick County
    The Winchester Star
     
    Opinion: A wind farm off Massachusetts should be just the start
    The Biden administration on Tuesday granted permission for what is described as the first utility-scale offshore wind farm near Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, the first step in delivering on its promise to goose development of wind energy — a significant
    Scott Martelle, Los Angeles Times
     
     
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    Generation


    USA: Coal transported to the U.S. electric power sector declined by 22% in 2020
    Source: US Energy Information AdministrationThe U.S. electric power sector received 428 million short tons (MMst) of coal in 2020, the lowest annual level for that sector since we began publishing this data in 2007. U.S. coal shipments were down 22%
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    TVA: Sequoyah Unit 1 Completes Scheduled Refueling, Maintenance Outage
    SODDY-DAISY, Tennessee, May 13 -- The Tennessee Valley Authority issued the following news release:The Tennessee Valley Authority's Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Unit 1 is once again producing reliable, carbon-free energy after safely completing a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage this week.
    Targeted News Service
     
    Coal-fired GOP abandons free markets in favor of state-run solutions
    Colstrip power plant in Colstrip, Montana (Photo by Larry Mayer/Getty Images). Republicans, please sit down now. Even though most of you have good, reliable state-sponsored health insurance, I don’t want to be the cause of anyone fainting in disbelief. One
    Daily Montanan
     
    GE Hitachi and GE Digital Introduce Outage Planning and Analytics (OPA) Solution for Nuclear Plant Operators
    WILMINGTON, NC - GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and GE Digital today announced the introduction of Outage Planning and Analytics (OPA), a digital solution to help nuclear power plant operators plan, schedule and execute maintenance and refueling outages. The application
    M2 PressWIRE
     
    Ur-Energy to Present on May 14 at the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference
    LITTLETON - Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE American: URG) (TSX: URE) announces that its Chairman and CEO, Jeffrey Klenda, will present at the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference taking place online May 13-14, 2021. Mr. Klenda will provide an overview of the
    ENP Newswire
     
     
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    Billing


    California PUC Issues Decision Adopting All-Party Settlement Involving Liberty Utilities
    SAN FRANCISCO, California, May 13 -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following decision adopting all-party settlement (Case No. 21-05-005):BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIAApplication of Liberty Utilities (CalPeco Electric) LLC (U933E) for Authority to
    Targeted News Service
     
     
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    Renewables & Alternative Energy


    N.Y. State Energy Research & Development Authority: N.Y. Green Bank Announces New Financing Pathway for Projects to Electrify Affordable Housing
    ALBANY, New York, May 13 -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority issued the following news release on May 12, 2021:NY Green Bank, a division of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), today
    Targeted News Service
     
    Sinopec and Great Wall Holdings signed a hydrogen energy strategic cooperation framework agreement
    May 13 -- China Petrochemical Corporation Limited issued the following news release:Our reporter Fu Hui reported: On May 12, Sinopec and Great Wall Holding Group signed a hydrogen energy strategic cooperation framework agreement to promote resource sharing and promote mutual
    China Business News
     
     
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    Environmental


    Lightbridge CEO Seth Grae Reappointed to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) to U.S. Secretary of Commerce
    RESTON, Va., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (“Lightbridge,” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LTBR), an advanced nuclear fuel technology company, is pleased to announce that Lightbridge President and CEO Seth Grae has been reappointed by U.S. Secretary of
    GlobeNewswire
     
     
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    Financial


    Hawaiian Electric (HE) Q1 Earnings Up Y/Y, 2021 View Raised
    Shares of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. HE rose 0.9% to reach $43.84 on May 12, reflecting investors' optimism, following the company's first-quarter results.The company reported earnings per share (EPS) of 59 cents for the first quarter of 2021, which improved
    Zacks Equity Research
     
     
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    International


    TEPCO Group Employees and Related Worker Test Positive for COVID-19
    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as, 'TEPCO Holdings, Inc.') would like to inform you that two employees and one related worker of the TEPCO Group 1 have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.At the TEPCO Group,
    ENP Newswire
     
    Abengoa is awarded a transmission line for ENGIE's Punta Lomitas project, the largest wind farm in Peru
    May 13 -- Abengoa issued the following news release:- It has been selected for the execution of this 220-kV project that will allow the evacuation of energy from the Punta Lomitas wind farm.- With a total capacity of 260 MW,
    Contify Energy News
     
    ZEUUS Inc. Acquires Groundbreaking Wind Energy Turbine Technology
    Ultra-Compact Innovative Wind Turbine Technology Acquired by ZEUUS Inc., More Power and 1/10 the SizeZeuus Inc (OTCBB:ZUUS)Initially we looked at this technology to assist us in reducing our carbon footprint of our energy heavy data centers, however we quickly realized
    EIN Presswire
     
    In vilo, US green jobs for offshore wind farms
    New Bedford, Massachusetts, was once a rich center of the energy industry, sending boats to hunt sperm whales, whose oil illuminated 19th-century lamps. The small town is now among the poorest in the northeastern state of the United States and
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Zephyr Vind draws gigawatt-scale offshore wind plan in Sweden
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Zephyr Vind AB is developing a gigawatt-scale offshore wind power complex in Sweden that will feature both floating and fixed-bottom foundations.The firm, a Swedish unit of Norwegian wind power company Zephyr AS, has launched a
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Tilt Renewables' FY results down after disposal, weaker winds
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Wind power generator Tilt Renewables Ltd (ASX:TLT) today reported lower results for the year through March 2021 following the divestment of the 270-MW Snowtown 2 wind farm in South Australia in December 2019.The company, which
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group Submits Chinese Patent Application for Method and Device for Adjusting Position of Gravity Center of Blade of Wind Driven Generator
    Beijing, May 13 -- Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group has submitted a patent application for method and device for adjusting position of gravity center of blade of wind driven generator. This invention was developed by Wang Guojun, Gao Jianhong and
    Energy Patent News
     
    Finland: Myrsky Energia and VSB planning wind farms for Tervola
    Finnish wind farm developer Myrsky Energia has launched two wind farm projects in Tervola in Finland. The company is planning to install about eighteen 6-8-MW wind turbines in the Kuorinki area and seven 5-6.4-MW wind turbines in the Pitkämaa area
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    Spain's Audax grows net profit by 6% y/y in Q1 2021
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Spanish renewable power and gas company Audax Renovables SA (BME:ADX) on Thursday reported a net profit of EUR 1.5 million (USD 1.8m) for the first quarter of 2021, marking a 6% growth year-on-year.Revenues jumped by
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Latvia's Latvenergo places EUR 50m in green bonds with EBRD backing
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Latvian utility Latvenergo AS has successfully placed EUR 50 million (USD 60.3) worth of green bonds, with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) acting as an anchor investor.In a public offer made in
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Catalonia is on track to rely on the clean energy produced in Aragon, alerts a manifesto
    The pre-agreement between ERC and CUP to implement a moratorium on the installation of large renewable energy plants in Catalonia (wind and photovoltaic) continues to reap the rejection of social, economic and business sectors (from Foment to CC.OO). In parallel,
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    State Intellectual Property Office of China Publishes Guodian United Power Technology Lianyungang's Patent Application for Automatic Assembling Tool for Web Plate of Wind Turbine Blade
    Beijing, May 13 -- State Intellectual Property Office of China has published Guodian United Power Technology Lianyungang's patent application for automatic assembling tool for web plate of wind turbine blade. The invention was developed by Chu Jingchun, Yuan Ling, Li
    Tools and Machinery Patent News
     
    Zhuzhou Times New Mat Tech Submits Patent Application for Temperature Control Device for Wind Turbine Blade Mold
    Beijing, May 13 -- Zhuzhou Times New Mat Tech has submitted a patent application for temperature control device for wind turbine blade mold. Liao Zhiyong, Lin Nengfa, Zhao Zhengzheng, Cheng Tenglong, Tan Menglong and Yan Yukun developed the invention.The patent
    Plastics Patent News
     
    INTERNATIONAL PATENT: ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY FILES APPLICATION FOR "OFFSHORE WIND FARM HIGH-FREQUENCY UNCONTROLLED RECTIFICATION DIRECT-CURRENT ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM"
    GENEVA, May 13 -- ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY ( No.866, Yuhangtang Rd, Xihu District,Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310058 ) filed a patent application (PCT/CN2020/107725) for " OFFSHORE WIND FARM HIGH-FREQUENCY UNCONTROLLED RECTIFICATION DIRECT-CURRENT ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM " on Aug 07, 2020. With publication
    U.S. Fed News
     
    France's wind farms generate 5.27% of all power on May 12
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in France generated 64,640 MWh on May 12, reaching a share of 5.27% in total power for the day.Overall electricity generation for the day stood at 1,225,419 MWh, live data by transmission system
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    General Electric Co Files Patent Application for System and Method for Reactive Power Control of a Wind Turbine by Varying Switching Frequency of Rotor Side Converter
    Kolkata, May 13 -- USA-based General Electric Co filed patent application for system and method for reactive power control of a wind turbine by varying switching frequency of rotor side converter. The inventors are Kasi Viswanadha Raju Gadiraju, Olive Ray,
    Indian Patents News
     
    Enlight, Prime reach fin close on 372-MW Swedish wind project
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Financial close has been achieved on the 372-MW Bjornberget wind project in Sweden following a EUR-300-million (USD-363m) debt financing deal with a trio of lenders.The milestone was announced on Thursday by the project's owners --
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Björnberget wind farm, held by Enlight Renewable Energy and Prime Green Energy Infrastructure Fund, reached financial close
    TEL AVIV, Israel, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The funding of the project, with an estimated cost of EUR 430-440 million, will be provided through non-recourse project financing. The financing agreement includes a long term-facility of EUR 210 million and
    PR Newswire
     
    Large-scale power outages occur throughout Taiwan
    A malfunction at a power generation facility in Taiwan's southern city of Kaohsiung on Thursday caused large-scale power outages in various parts of Taiwan.In addition to the Kaohsiung government's electricity supply being cut off, there were outages in parts of
    Japan Economic Newswire
     
    Baltics step closer to plugging into EU power grid
    Three EU Baltic states on Thursday took a big step toward accessing the bloc's power grid, a move intended to end energy dependence on Russia dating back to the Soviet era.Speaking in the port city Klaipeda, Lithuania's energy minister Dainius
    AFP World News
     
    Power sector staff to get jabs by May-end
    New Delhi, May 13 -- The Union power ministry has started a rapid immunization drive to vaccinate all central power sector personnel by May-end to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply during the pandemic, two government officials aware of the development said.The
    Mint
     
    Pakistani Coal-fired Power Plant Constructed by Guodian Technology & Environment Group Passes Acceptance Test
    May 12 -- China Energy issued the following news release:On April 29, two generating units and DCS for a 2×660MW coal-fired power plant in Thar, Pakistan, built by a subsidiary of Guodian Technology & Environment Group Corporation Limited under China
    Contify Energy News
     
    Energy Industry Leader Selects beqom to Manage Global Executive Compensation
    NYON, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- beqom, a cloud-based total compensation software provider, announced it has been selected by one of the world's largest investor-owned electric utility service providers to manage its executive compensation.The company uses Long Term Incentive (LTI) plans as a
    Business Wire
     
    Belarus nuclear power plant produces over 2bn kWh - ministry
    Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency BelaPAN on 13 MayMinsk, 13 May: The first unit of the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant had produced 2,094,650 million kilowatt-hours of electricity by 12 May 2021, according to the Belarusian
    BBC International Reports (News From Kiev)
     
    Govt Funds 90 Per Cent of Electricity Infrastructure
    ABOUT 90 per cent of rural electricity infrastructure has been built using government money, Rural Energy Board (REB) has said.REB Chairman Mr Julius Kalolo said that 10 per cent of the fund has been contributed by development stakeholders"10 percent is
    Daily News Reporter in Dodoma
     
    TERNA: Results as of 31 March 2021 approved
    May 12 -- TERNA S.p.A. issued the following news release:- Further boost to capex in first quarter, to the benefit of the electricity system and Italy’s recovery- All economic indicators improved- Revenues at €621.8 million (€567.5 million in Q1 2020,
    Contify Energy News
     
    Repsol and Krean launch Ekiluz to promote citizen cooperatives for renewable generation
    May 12 -- Repsol S.A. issued the following news release:- Installation of solar farms of significant size, between 1 MW and 5 MW, will enable sustainable energy infrastructures close to the users, allowing them to take advantage of economies of
    Contify Energy News
     
    Millions lose power after Taiwan power plant failure
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An equipment failure caused an outage at a power plant in southern Taiwan on Thursday, triggering rolling blackouts across the island affecting millions of people.The outage in Kaohsiung trapped at least one person in an elevator
    Associated Press
     
    Canadian Solar Invests in Strategic Partnership with AI Energy Storage Optimization Company Habitat Energy
    GUELPH, Ontario and Oxford, UK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced it has executed a strategic partnership and investment with Habitat Energy Limited ("Habitat Energy"), a UK-based market leader in power trading
    PR Newswire
     
    E.ON Romania appoints Volker Raffel as new CEO starting August 1
    Volker Raffel will be the new CEO of E.ON Romania starting with August 1, taking over the attributions from Manfred Paasch, who will retire from the position held for almost two years at the head of the company.In a first
    Executive Appointments Monitor Worldwide
     
    Case study on Indonesia shows dLabs solution can lead to avoided emissions
    (GlobeNewswire) - A report from cleantech investor network Cleantech Scandinavia shows that the smart grid analytics platform by Dlaboratory Sweden AB (publ) could significantly reduce emissions in countries where diesel generators are used as back up during power outages. The
    ICT Monitor Worldwide
     
    Gore Street buys 80-MW battery project, has 300 MW under exclusivity
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Gore Street Energy Storage Fund plc (LON:GSF) has acquired an 80-MW shovel-ready battery storage project in England and entered into exclusivity to buy over 300 MW in assets in the coming months.The UK energy storage
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Chamber approves bill ratifying Romania-US agreement on nuclear energy cooperation projects
    Romania's Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday passed, 307 to two abstentions, a bill ratifying the Agreement on Cooperation for the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Projects and Civil Nuclear Power Sector in Romania signed in Bucharest on December 9, 2020, and in
    ACT Media
     
    Electricity - Blackout As National Grid Experiences System Collapse
    The national grid again, yesterday, suffered another systems collapse, worsening the power supply situation in the country.Vanguard gathered that the system collapse occurred, following voltage collapse in some parts of the national gridThe national grid is controlled and operated by
    Prince Okafor
     
    TCN Investigates As Nation's Power Grid Collapses Again
    The nation's electricity grid yesterday suffered another system collapse, throwing Nigerians into darkness and leaving businesses to hook on to alternative electricity sources.Nigeria's erratic power grid, along with the resulting precarious energy supply is a key issue hindering growth in
    Emmanuel Addeh
     
    Slovakian Power Market Finally Unlocked, Presenting New Investment Opportunities
    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
     
    Sungrow Joins Hands with JCM Power and InfraCo to Construct Malawi's First Solar-plus-storage Project
    DEDZA, Malawi, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungrow, the global leading PV and ESS solutions supplier for renewables, has recently partnered with JCM Power, InfraCo Africa, RINA and Innovate UK to construct the Republic of Malawi's first utility-scale solar-plus-storage project.
    PR Newswire Africa
     
    National Grid: TCN Investigates Total System Collapse
    ABUJA –The Transmission Compa­ny of Nigeria (TCN) said it is investigating why the national grid experienced a total system collapse on Wednesday, resulting in blackout in some parts of the country.The TCN said this in a statement by its General
    By Chidi Ugwu
     
    Power Outage Spreads As Grid Collapses
    The national electricity grid collapsed on Wednesday, dropping power generation to about 260 megawatts (MW) and causing nationwide outage.However, few hours later, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) which manages the grid said the recovery began immediately with power restored
    Simon Echewofun Sunday
     
    Nationwide Blackout As Power Grid Collapses Again
    The national electricity grid collapsed on Wednesday, dropping power generation to about 260 megawatts (MW) and causing nationwide outage.According to real-time power grid records by the Independent System Operations (ISO) section of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), none of
    Richard Ngbokai
     
    Nigeria's Electricity Grid Collapses Again
    In December last year, the grid also suffered a total collapse, a collapse the TCN said lasted 40 minutes.The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the national grid experienced a total system collapse on Wednesday resulting in blackout in some
    AllAfrica
     
    Thailand should embrace 'Race to Zero' challenge
    The Siam Solar Energy 1 project bundles 10 solar power plants across Kanchanaburi and Suphan Buri provinces that deliver clean electricity to the grid.(Photo courtesy of South Pole) At his recent Earth Day Climate Summit, US President Joe Biden pledged
    Bangkok Post
     
    Italy : EIB provides 100 million to Dolomiti Energia for energy efficiency and combating climate change
    - Support will go to the modernisation and upgrading of the electricity distribution network, the installation of smart meters, street lighting and water networks- Around 335 000 people will benefit from the electricity grid and over 78 000 from the
    Al Bawaba Business
     
    Canary Islands wind energy tender selects 98 MW of projects
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - New projects totalling 98 MW qualified to receive state aid to contribute to the wind energy development on the Canary Islands, Spanish government agency IDAE announced on Thursday.IDAE, the Spanish acronym for the Institute for
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Neptune Energy to bid for carbon storage.(News)
    Neptune Energy has thrown its hat in the ring for a licence that would underpin a combined carbon capture and blue hydrogen project in the UK.The firm's proposals for the so-called DelpHYnus project involve CO2 transport and storage for the
    Aberdeen Press and Journal
     
    CV preps 320m IPO shares
    May 13—Clover Power Plc (CV), a one-stop renewable energy power plant developer, plans to issue 320 million shares in an initial public offering (IPO) to finance its business expansions, pay debts and increase working capital.The company appointed Trinity Securities as
    Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Bangkok Post, Thailand
     
    China's GCL New Energy gets court nod for creditors meeting
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Troubled Chinese solar plants operator GCL New Energy Holdings Ltd (HKG:0451), or GNE, has received court approval to convene a meeting on June 4 for its creditors to vote on the approval of its debt
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Avangrid to raise USD 4bn in private placement
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - US sustainable energy company Avangrid Inc (NYSE:AGR) will privately place USD 4 billion (EUR 3.31bn) of common stock with its majority owner, Spanish utility group Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE), and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), it
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Jeju fishermen sue Tokyo for damages over Fukushima water
    JEJU, South Korea, May 13 (Yonhap) -- Two fisheries associations here sued the Japanese government at a local court on Thursday, demanding compensation for the planned release of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant.The plaintiffs, including one affiliated
    Yonhap News Agency
     
    Brazil giant Eletrobras' profit grew by 31% in first quarter
    Rio de Janeiro, 12 May (EFE).- Brazilian state-owned Eletrobras, Latin America's largest power company and on the road to privatization, reported on Wednesday that it made a net profit in the first quarter of this year by 31% higher than
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Sinopec accelerates the cultivation and expansion of the integrated industrial chain of hydrogen energy production, supply and marketing
    May 13 -- China Petrochemical Corporation Limited issued the following news release:Hydrogen energy is an important direction of future energy technology revolution and industrial development, and an important means to achieve carbon peak and carbon neutrality. Sinopec is speeding up
    China Business News
     
    NHPC gets nod to acquire entire 2% equity stake of PTC India in Chenab Valley Power Projects
    India, May 13 -- NHPC has got approval of the concerned authority to acquire the entire 2 per cent equity stake of PTC India in Chenab Valley Power Projects. After the acquisition of the stake, the NHPC's share will increase
    Accord Fintech
     
    Ukrainian NPPs generated 224.01M kWh of electricity over past day
    Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs) generated 224.01 million kilowatt-hours of electricity over the past day, May 12, 2021, an Ukrinform correspondent reports, referring to the press service of Energoatom National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine.As of May 13, 2021,
    Maryna Korotchenko
     
    From Petro to Electro: Why hydrogen could be the fuel of the future
    May 13 -- Hydrogen is the ultimate green fuel. It is the most abundant element in the universe. It provides three times more energy than fossil fuels and releases pure water as the only byproduct. It is also one of
    Indian Agriculture News
     
    Lithuania unhappy of power grid regulations in Latvia, Estonia
    Text of report in English by Lithuanian news website ELTA on 12 MayVilnius, 12 May: Lithuania's Energy Minister Dainius Kreivys claims that the methodology applied unilaterally by Estonia and Latvia allows the electricity from the Belarusian Astravets Nuclear Power Plant
    BBC International Reports (Europe)
     
    Abengoa to build transmission lines for 260-MW wind farm in Peru
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Spanish engineering and renewables group Abengoa SA will build transmission lines that will transport electricity from the future 260-MW Punta Lomitas wind farm in Peru.The group said Thursday that it has been selected for the
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    Tilt Renewables' earnings drop as wind levels fall
    Takeover target Tilt Renewables’ annual operating profit fell by 36 per cent in what the company said was a transitional year.The wind farm specialist sold its 270 megawatt Snowtown 2 Wind Farm, near Adelaide, in the previous year and ramped
    Jamie Gray
     
    Indian Applicant Files Patent Application for Wind Energy Concentrator
    Kolkata, May 13 -- Prerna Lal of Delhi, India filed patent application for wind energy concentrator. The inventors are Hansa Gaur, Prerna Lal and Pranjali Sharma.Prerna Lal filed the patent application on Aug. 27, 2019. The patent application number is
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    Slovakian regulator: Mochovce 3 nuclear reactor can start operations
    The Slovakian nuclear regulator has given the go-ahead for the commissioning of the third unit of the Mochovce nuclear power plant, following a nine-year delay.After several years of rigorous safety tests, all the deficiencies identified by the authority had been
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    NATION BREEZES TOWARD CLEANER FUTURE
    Wind power poised to play bigger role in energy mixï»?? Wind power will play a crucial role as China strives to improve the proportion of renewables in its energy consumption mix amid high emission reduction goals, according to analysts.A record
    KARL WILSON in Sydney
     
    Italy: EIB provides €100 million to Dolomiti Energia for energy efficiency and combating climate change
    LUXEMBOURG, 11 May 2021 /PRNewswire Policy/ -- Support will go to the modernisation and upgrading of the electricity distribution network, the installation of smart meters, street lighting and water networksAround 335 000 people will benefit from the electricity grid and
    PR Newswire Policy
     
    Siemens Gamesa To Equip Furuby Wind Project In Sweden
    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.
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    Ilmatar Energy Secures Funds For 73.8MW Wind Farms 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.
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    Estonia: Solar power plants provide record capacity to Elektrilevi network
    TALLINN, May 13, BNS - For the first time, the capacity generated by solar power plants to the network of Estonian state-owned electricity distribution system operator Elektrilevi as an average hourly capacity exceeded the mark of 200 megawatts (MW).The record
    Baltic News Service
     
    Univergy looks for partner for 500-MW floating wind farm in Scottish waters
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Univergy Solar, part of Spanish-Japanese renewable energy group Univergy International SL, today announced that it is looking for a financial partner for a 500-MW floating wind project off the Scottish shore.The Project Scotia Ventus, to
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Wednesday 12 May 2021
    By Anton Lang ~This Post details the daily wind power generation data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link.Each image is shown here at a smaller size to
    PA Pundits
     
    Spain's Ecoener secures state aid for 31 MW of wind on Canary Islands
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Spanish renewables developer Grupo Ecoener SA (BME:ENER) stands to secure state aid for 31 MW of wind power projects on the Canary Islands.The company will be awarded EUR 6.85 million (USD 8.28m) of state support
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    Acteon Group: Large Diameter Drilling to partner with DEME Offshore to complete grouting scopes on Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm
    May 13 -- Acteon Group issued the following news release:Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), a specialist marine drilling and grouting contractor, and a product and service line brand in the foundations and cables segment of marine energy and infrastructure services group
    Contify Energy News
     
    Woman pleads with neighbours to reject proposed wind farm.(News)
    A Sutherland resident is urging neighbours to object to the proposed nine-turbine windfarm on Loch Shin. Chahna Sudevan lives in Overscaig and will see the Sallachy windfarm from her house. She alleges there was a lack of consultation on the
    Aberdeen Press and Journal
     
    Hanwha Group, KDB to cooperate in green energy sector
    Hanwha Group and Korea Development Bank (KDB) signed an agreement Wednesday to cooperate in green energy and financing projects worth 5 trillion won ($4.5 billion) over the next five years.According to Hanwha Group, the signing ceremony was held on Wednesday
    Korea Times
     
    Energy ministry offers updates on power plants
    The Ministry of Mines and Energy gave an update on five planned power plants with a capacity of 1,905 megawatts (mW) under construction to meet the growing energy demand in Cambodia. Victor Jona, the director-general of the ministry's General Department
    Khmer Times
     
    UK's wind farms generate 10.82% of all power on May 12
    May 13 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines generated 10.82%, or 66,905 MWh, of all electricity in the UK on May 12.Overall electricity generation for the day stood at 618,373 MWh, data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo)
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    Repsol starts construction of Delta II, its largest renewable project at 860 MW
    Spain, May 12 -- Repsol has begun construction of Delta II, the company's largest renewable project to date. Once completed, it will have a total capacity of 860 MW distributed over 26 wind farms located in the region of Aragon
    Pivotal Sources
     
    Develop 12-MW WESP 01 Wind Project in Colombia
    Scope of Work: To Develop 12-MW WESP 01 Wind Project in Colombia.Description: Located in the municipality of Uribia, La Guajira department, WESP 01 will be executed by Spanish group Elecnor SA. Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems A/S will supply its V136-3.45
    Al Bawaba Business
     
     
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