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    Power News - January 28


    There are 108 news articles for this date.

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    Jaime Crawford of Locana (Formely Critigen) Joins the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast to Discuss the State of Geospatial Data in Utilities and What the Company Name Change Says About the Industry
    In this week's episode, the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast welcomes Jaime Crawford, Senior Vice President at Locana (formerly Critigen). Jaime shared with podcast host Jason Price and producer Matt Chester news about the company's name change and how it
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    Utility Business / General


    Duke Energy's solar portfolio grows in North Carolina with the addition of two new plants
    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to grow renewable energy in North Carolina, Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, a nonregulated commercial brand of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), recently began commercial operation of two major solar facilities in
    PR Newswire
     
    Solar Alliance Signs Contract with AESSEAL for 526-kW Solar Project in Tennessee
    TORONTO and KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solar Alliance Energy Inc. (‘Solar Alliance’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: SOLR, OTCQB: SAENF) is pleased to announce it has signed a contract with AESSEAL, a specialist in the design and
    GlobeNewswire Canada
     
    Campaigner misses chance for judicial review against huge wind farm project
    A campaigner against a huge wind farm planned off the north Norfolk coast says he has missed the deadline to ask for a judicial review. Ray Pearce said he had missed the January 21 deadline to ask for a review
    PR Script Managers
     
    Energy & Climate CounselFoley Hoag LLP New York Public Service Commission Issues Key Ruling On Offshore Wind Transmission
    On January 20, 2022, the New York Public Service Commission (Commission) issued its Order on Power Grid Study Recommendations concerning investments in the State's electric transmission and distribution system that are necessary to meet the mandates of the Climate Leadership
    By Mr Peter Ross
     
    AEP NAMES GRANATA VICE PRESIDENT OF SAFETY AND HEALTH
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) has named Michael Granata, vice president, Safety & Health, effective Feb. 5. He will report to Lisa Barton, executive vice president and chief operating officer. Granata is replacing
    PR Newswire
     
    Black Hills Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend
    (GlobeNewswire) - Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend on the common stock at a meeting held Jan. 26, 2022. Common shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb.
    Financial Services Monitor Worldwide
     
    Texas can continue to lead in a new economy that's carbon neutral
    For years, governments have been grappling with the impact of carbon emissions. From incentives for clean energy to increased regulations, lawmakers have been searching for ways to clean up our environment, which is no doubt concerning to the hundreds of
    Susan Combs
     
    Southern California Edison selects Generac Grid Services as a Virtual Power Plant provider for its Power Flex program
    International Resource News - 27 January 2022 Southern California Edison, the largest subsidiary of public utility holding company Edison International, has chosen US-based energy technology solutions company Generac Grid Services, a subsidiary of Generac Power Systems (NYSE: GNRC), as one
    Resource News International
     
    Biden Revives 'Clean Energy' Program with $1B Loan Guarantee
    January 27 -- The Biden administration has issued its first clean energy loan guarantee, reviving an Obama-era program that helped launch the country’s first utility-scale wind and solar farms a decade ago but has largely gone dormant in recent years.
    Indian Manufacturing News
     
    Electric Dreams: After more than two decades, Legislature poised to end competition
    A major rewrite of Arizona’s electric energy policy is making its way through the House. Supporters of House Bill 2101, which will repeal the 1998 law that tried to create a competitive electric market in Arizona, say it will ensure
    Arizona Capitol Times
     
    Pensacola considers own electric utility as FP&L customers struggle with bills
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- As many Northwest Florida families are struggling with electricity bills skyrocketing the past two months, the City of Pensacola is considering a feasibility study to see if it could start its own electric utility. There was
    Cody Long
     
    Generac Grid Services Partners with California Utility on Virtual Power Plant Program
    DENVER, Jan. 26 -- Generac Grid Services issued the following news release: - Power Flex Initiative Engages Residential Customers in Peak Demand Management Generac Grid Services today announced that it has been selected by Southern California Edison (SCE) as one
    Contify Energy News
     
    WV House to fast-track Senate-approved bill lifting state restrictions on nuclear power plant construction
    Jan. 26—The West Virginia House of Delegates has fast-tracked a bill already approved by the Senate aimed at easing nuclear energy development in the state. The House of Delegates on Wednesday moved Senate Bill 4 to a first reading scheduled
    Mike Tony, The Charleston Gazette-Mail, W.Va.
     
    Court sides with S.F. in its claim that onerous PG&E requirements hold up projects
    Jan. 27—San Francisco has taken a step forward in a legal battle with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. over the city's claim that the utility has forced numerous projects schools, libraries, recreational and housing developments — to obtain huge and
    Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle
     
    Arizona utility regulators again reject clean energy rules
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have drastically boosted the use of renewable energy for the second time in a year, drawing sharp reaction from clean energy advocates who said the decision leaves the
    By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press
     
    Vestas Wind Systems Obtains Patent for Modular Wind Turbine Blade
    Alexandria, Jan. 27 -- Vestas Wind Systems has obtained a patent for modular wind turbine blade. This invention was developed by Smith Jonathan. The patent application number is 17/059,688. The International Patent Classification code is F03D 1/06 (20060101). Cooperative Patent
    Energy Patent News
     
    Vestas Wind Systems Obtains Patent for Wind Turbine Nacelle with On-Board Fluid System
    Alexandria, Jan. 27 -- Vestas Wind Systems has obtained a patent for wind turbine nacelle with on-board fluid system. This invention was developed by Staghoj Michael, Tietze Poul T and Eschelund Tommy. The patent application number is 16/606,439. The International
    Energy Patent News
     
    General Electric Granted United States Patent for System and Method for the Service and Exchange of a Yaw Bearing for a Machine Head of a Wind Turbine
    Alexandria, Jan. 27 -- General Electric has been granted a patent (11,231,017) for system and method for the service and exchange of a yaw bearing for a machine head of a wind turbine. This invention was developed by Vanderwalker Darrick
    Energy Patent News
     
    Wobben Properties Granted Patent for Method for Erecting a Wind Turbine Tower
    Alexandria, Jan. 27 -- Wobben Properties has been granted a patent for method for erecting a wind turbine tower. Freese Ewald and Stracke Olaf developed the invention. The patent application number is 17/043,507. The International Patent Classification codes are E04H
    Energy Patent News
     
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette Secures Patent on Cascaded Wind Turbine
    Alexandria, Jan. 27 -- University of Louisiana at Lafayette has secured a patent on cascaded wind turbine. Madani Mohammad R and Davis Michael Stephen developed the invention. The patent application number is 16/578,567. The International Patent Classification codes are F03D
    Energy Patent News
     
    A Minnesota co-op credits clean energy transition for stabilizing wholesale rates
    [External Link] alt="image" A decade-long shift from coal to wind power is helping to stabilize rates for Minnesota’s largest generation and transmission cooperative. Great River Energy isn’t alone among consumer-owned utilities forgoing rate increases for 2022, but the power wholesaler is
    Minnesota Reformer
     
    NKW Oceanic Wind loses $300,000 in fiscal 2021
    Oceanic Wind Energy Inc (TSX-V:NKW) Shares Issued 78,937,212 Last Close NKW.H 1/25/2022 $0.08 Thursday January 27 2022 - News Release Mr. Michael O'Connor reports OCEANIC WIND RELEASES YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS Oceanic Wind Energy Inc. has released its financial results for
    Canada StockWatch
     
    WPRT Westport Fuel Systems joins Hydrogen Council
    Westport Fuel Systems Inc (TSX:WPRT) Shares Issued 155,029,788 Last Close 1/26/2022 $2.41 Thursday January 27 2022 - News Release Mr. David Johnson reports WESTPORT FUEL SYSTEMS JOINS WORLD HYDROGEN COUNCIL Westport Fuel Systems Inc. has joined the internationally recognized Hydrogen
    Canada StockWatch
     
    AEP INCLUDED IN BLOOMBERG GENDER-EQUALITY INDEX FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
    COLUMBUS - American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) was recognized in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which highlights companies dedicated to disclosing their efforts to support gender equality through their business strategy and transparency. This is the fourth consecutive year
    ENP Newswire
     
    Octopus Energy moves to Bruntwood SciTech’s No.2 Circle Square
    Renewable electricity provider Octopus Energy Group is moving into a new, hybrid office-retail base at Bruntwood SciTech’s No.2 Circle Square, as part of a drive to create 300 new jobs in Manchester. [External Link] alt="Circle Square" Circle Square Octopus will combine
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    Acciona Signs Contract To Build GBP683mn Waste-To-Energy Facility 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
     
    Standing Tall: All-New 2023 Sequoia Full-Size SUV is Ready to Make its Mark
    India, Jan. 27 -- PLANO, Texas " WEBWIRE " Wednesday, January 26, 2022 All-New Sequoia Builds Upon Three-Row Toyota SUV HeritageCapstone Luxury Grade Leads Full Lineup of Full-Size SUVsStandard Hybrid i-FORCE MAX Powertrain Offers Power, Efficiencyi-FORCE MAX: Impressive 437 hp,
    Web Newswire
     
    Rosseti Group's Investments in the Perm Territory's Power Grid Will Exceed 15.7 Billion Rubles in 2022-2024
    Jan. 21 -- Rosseti issued the following news release:Dmitry Makhonin, Governor of the Perm Territory, and Andrey Ryumin, Director General of PJSC Rosseti, discussed the main areas of development of the region's power grid and tariff regulation.They also discussed the
    Contify Energy News
     
    Regulatory update: California Public Utilities Commission; Vehicle Grid Integration Council , has submitted (A2112008 ) Response filed by Vehicle Grid Integration Council on 01|20|2022 Conf# 176473.
    Sacramento: California Public Utilities Commission has issued the following document ( Response ): THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA RESPONSE OF THE VEHICLE GRID INTEGRATION COUNCIL TO THE APPLICATION OF SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR
    Financial Law Reporter
     
     
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    Generation


    3 takeaways of ERCOT's Monday town hall in Allen
    The Electric Reliability Council of Texas's (ERCOT) interim CEO implored Allen residents to ask him "tough questions" during a Monday town hall. The event, hosted and moderated by Allen Mayor Ken Fulk at the Allen City Council chambers, sought to
    Garrett Gravley, ggravley@starlocalmedia.com
     
    WV House committee advances coal property tax bill previously estimated to cost local governments $12M
    Jan. 27—A West Virginia House of Delegates committee has advanced the same coal industry-friendly bill that drew opposition last legislative session from lawmakers representing coal-producing counties after state tax officials estimated it would cost local governments $12 million in 2022.
    Mike Tony, The Charleston Gazette-Mail, W.Va.
     
     
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    Energy Storage


    GlidePath breaks ground on 50-MW battery project in Texas
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - US energy storage developer GlidePath Power Solutions LLC has kicked off the construction of a 50-MW battery energy storage system in Texas, the portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners said on Tuesday. The Chicago, Illinois-based
    SeeNews Renewables
     
     
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    Environmental


    Nuclear commission fines Oyster Creek's owner $50,000 over security violations
    LACEY - The owner of the defunct Oyster Creek nuclear plant agreed to pay $50,000 in fines after the plant's armorer falsified documents, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, an agency that oversees nuclear power plants. Holtec Decommissioning International LLC,
    Amanda Oglesby, Asbury Park Press
     
    INEOS unveils plans for low-carbon hydrogen maufacturing plant
    BRITISH chemical specialists INEOS Group announced plans yesterday to construct a low-carbon hydrogen manufacturing plant, inviting contracts to submit designs for the project. The plant will boost the firm's green transition plants at its key petrochemicals and refinery centre in
    NICHOLAS EARL
     
     
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    International


    Cyprus, Greece, Israel electricity link gets EU funding
    Cyprus welcomed Thursday a "landmark" European Union decision to approve a 657-million-euro ($733 million) grant for the construction of a subsea electricity cable integrating it with Greece and Israel. In a statement, the Cyprus presidency said the project is an
    AFP World News
     
    Novonix plans USD-25m investment in battery cells maker Kore Power
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Australian advanced battery materials company Novonix Ltd (ASX:NVX) this week announced a letter of intent with US battery cell technology developer Kore Power Inc that envisages an equity investment and is expected to beef up
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    HydrogenPro eyes electrolyser production JV with L&T in India
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - HydrogenPro AS (OSE:HYPRO) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (NSE:LT) to explore the potential formation of a joint venture that would make green hydrogen electrolysers in India.
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    India's renewable energy sector to employ one million people by 2030
    Kolkata, Jan. 27 -- India's renewable energy sector could potentially employ around one million people by 2030, which will be ten times more than the existing workforce of an estimated 1.1 lakh (110,000) employed by the sector, according to an
    United News of India
     
    Desert Technologies, Al Salem team up to advance solar power in Saudi Arabia
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Saudi PV panel manufacturer Desert Technologies will supply solar modules for projects implemented by Jeddah-based energy solutions provider Al Salem Johnson Controls in Saudi Arabia as part of a strategic partnership aimed at promoting solar
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    ReNew Power Sells Rooftop Portfolio
    GURUGRAM, India, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ReNew Power ("ReNew" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: RNW) (NASDAQ: RNWWW), India's leading renewable energy company, today announced that it has sold 117 MW/138 MWp of its distributed rooftop solar portfolio to Fourth Partner
    PR Newswire
     
    Azure Power Announces Final Results of Rights Offering
    EBENE, Mauritius, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Azure Power Global Limited (the "Company") announced today the final results of its previously announced rights offering. By the end of the subscription period on January 24, 5:00pm EST, 78.4% of the rights
    PR Newswire
     
    This is Endesa's plan for the electric reconstruction of La Palma
    Endesa is facing one of the most complex and ambitious challenges that an energy company has undertaken to date in our country. A little over a month ago, the company initiated an Emergency Plan for the electrical reconstruction of La
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    UK invests $135m in EDF’s nuclear plant; Wind turbine prices set to rise: NRG matters
    Updated 27 sec ago Reem Walid January 27, 2022 11:10 Follow @arabnews RIYADH: On a macro level, countries including Lebanon, Denmark, and Germany are pursuing initiatives to help ease the problem of energy shortages and cost inflation. On the other
    Reem Walid
     
    No News On Financing Of Offshore Wind Installations
    Financial capacity and financing plan among prequalification criteria for licence applicants, but no framework outlined for taking security by lenders. Today, Friday 11 June 2021, the Norwegian prime minister, Erna Solberg, and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tina Bru,
    By Mr Dag Thomas Hansson, Siv V. Madland and Camilla Grytten
     
    RWE tops 2021 targets
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - German energy group RWE AG (ETR:RWE) significantly exceeded its guidance for 2021 as the solid performance of the Hydro/Biomass/Gas and the Supply & Trading units boosted the results. The adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Subsidy Channeled to Power Sector As Distribution and Supply Services Merged in Two Companies
    Subsidy Channeled to Power Sector As Distribution and Supply Services Merged in Two Companies Muscat, 26 Jan (ONA) —— The periodic review of general policies of the power sector conducted by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals in cooperation with
    Oman News Agency
     
    Inox Wind Energy zooms on getting shareholders' approval to raise up to Rs 90 crore
    India, Jan. 27 -- Inox Wind Energy is currently trading at Rs. 741.10, up by 34.95 points or 4.95% from its previous closing of Rs. 706.15 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 720.00 and has touched a high
    Accord Fintech
     
    UK government announces GBP100 million towards new nuclear power plant
    (Alliance News) - Plans to build a new nuclear power station have received a boost after the UK government announced GBP100 million of funding to support its continued development. Ministers said the move aimed to attract further financing from private
    Alliance News
     
    Wind Energy Direct from the Sea: Government Defines Rules for Installing Wind Farms
    The publication of a decree that regulates the installation of wind farms on the Brazilian coast should accelerate the progress of generation projects that already amount to more than 40 thousand megawatts of energy and that are under environmental analysis
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Offshore wind power decree expected to unlock investments
    A decree published by the federal government on the main guidelines for offshore wind projects in Brazil was well received by players in the electricity sector, who said it may unlock investments.The main point is related with the assignment of
    Robson Rodrigues
     
    Solar power company Unigreen Energy to acquire stake in its first wind power project in Kazakhstan
    PV company Unigreen Energy, a subsidiary of holding company Ream Management focusing on renewable energy, health nutrition and ecotourism projects, has made its first foray into wind generation market with an acquisition of 70% stake in wind power project in
    InPR
     
    NORD/LB finances wind farm portfolio in Poland
    Jan. 26 -- NORD/LB issued the following news release: NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank has financed a portfolio of five wind farms. The wind farms are located in northwestern Poland. The portfolio was developed by the Danish wind farm developer European Energy
    Contify Energy News
     
    Enefit Green takes FID on 27 MW wind and solar projects in Estonia, Poland
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Estonian renewables developer Enefit Green AS (TAL:EGR1T) announced today that it has taken investment decisions (FID) on 27 MW of wind and solar power projects at home and in Poland.The Tallinn-based firm plans to invest
    SeeNews Power Market Review
     
    ReNew Power divests Indian rooftop solar portfolio in USD-90m deal
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - India’s ReNew Power, held by ReNew Energy Global Plc (NASDAQ:RNW), said today it has sold a 117-MW/138-MWp distributed rooftop solar portfolio at home to Fourth Partner Energy for INR 6.72 billion (USD 90m/EUR 79.6m). The
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Japan to help with Bill Gates’ next-gen nuclear power project
    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries said Thursday it will work with Japan’s atomic energy agency to provide technical assistance to a US start-up run by Bill Gates that is building a next-generation nuclear reactor in Wyoming. American billionaire Gates is the founder
    AFP
     
    EBRD invests a record US$ 690 million in Uzbekistan in 2021
    Jan. 27 -- EBRD issued the following news release: - EBRD invested US$ 690 million in Uzbekistan’s economy last year, a new record - Support for renewable energy, green lending, SMEs and upgrade of key infrastructure - Uzbekistan is largest
    Contify Banking News
     
    Africa: Eskom making strides on road to recovery – De Ruyter
    Source: South Africa News Agency Despite facing “less than ideal circumstances,” Eskom is making good strides towards sustainability and energy security. These were the words of Eskom Chief Executive Andre de Ruyter during a media briefing on the state of
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    Government readies Sizewell C nuclear project for future investment
    Plans to build a new nuclear power plant in the UK have been backed by 100 million of government funding. Business and Energy Secretary announces 100 million to support the continued development of the Sizewell C project in Suffolk Sizewell
    Financial Services Monitor Worldwide
     
    Russia's Unigreen buys stake in 48-MW wind project in Kazakhstan
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Moscow-based vertically integrated renewables company Unigreen Energy announced today that it has made its debut in the wind generation market with an acquisition of a 70% stake in a 48-MW wind power project in Kazakhstan.
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    ENGIE: Offshore wind - a key step towards the world’s first large scale floating wind project
    Jan. 26 -- ENGIE issued the following news release: Ocean Winds, an ENGIE 50/50 joint-venture with EDPR, and its partner Aker Offshore Wind, have been awarded the exclusive rights to develop the Korea Floating Wind project. Korea Floating Wind (“KF
    Contify Energy News
     
    One missing while another injured in an accident in hydel project site
    Solukhumbu, Jan. 27 -- A worker has gone missing while another one sustained injuries in an accident inside the tunnel of 86 megawatt Solu Khola (Dudh Koshi) Hydroelectric Project in Solukhumbu. The accident occurred at around 3:45 am on Thursday
    Kathmandu Post
     
    Talks advance on Japanese role in Wyoming fast reactor project
    Tokyo(The Yomiuri Shimbun/ANN)-The Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. signed Wednesday a memorandum of understanding with U.S. nuclear start-up TerraPower, LLC on technical cooperation over a next-generation fast reactor development project. The move paves the way for
    Yomiuri Shimbun
     
    Virtual community forum event to take place over plans for first prototype fusion energy power plant
    A virtual community forum event will take place online on Wednesday, February 2 between 6pm and 8pm. Goole is one of five sites across the UK shortlisted for STEP, or Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production, a UK Atomic Energy Authority
    Bridlington Free Press
     
    RWE Signs Concession For 1GW Offshore Wind Project In Denmark
    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
     
    Xcel Energy 2021 Year End Earnings Report
    2021 earnings per share were $2.96 compared with $2.79 per share in 2020. Xcel Energy reaffirms 2022 EPS earnings guidance of $3.10 to $3.20 per share. MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: XEL) today reported 2021 GAAP and ongoing earnings
    Business Wire
     
    The Geopolitics Behind Spiraling Gas and Electricity Prices in Europe
    27.01.22 - Independent Media Institute Markets do not solve the problem of energy pricing. What is required is planning and long-term investments in infrastructure. By Prabir Purkayasth The current crisis of spiraling gas prices in Europe, coupled with a cold
    Pressenza International Press Agency
     
    Larsen & Toubro signs MoU with Norway based HydrogenPro
    India, Jan. 27 -- Larsen & Toubro announced that it has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HydrogenPro AS, a Norway-based leading Electrolyser technology and manufacturing company for partnership to tap the emerging Green Hydrogen market. Under this agreement,
    Dion Global Solutions Limited
     
    Electricity prices: these are the cheapest and most expensive hours on Thursday, January 27th.
    The price of electricity is one of the biggest problems for Spaniards. Throughout the past year, Spain has experienced several increases in the cost per megawatt hour, to the point of reaching a price of more than 300 euros. This
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Japan's TEPCO to be sued by 6 young people over Fukushima disaster-linked cancer claims
    TOKYO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The operator of Japan's disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant will be sued by six young people on Thursday over claims that exposure to radiation after the plant's multiple meltdowns caused them to develop thyroid cancer.
    Xinhua News Agency
     
    Why is it time to invest in sustainable infrastructures?
    Until recently, the logic in infrastructure development has been the primacy of economic profit. Without neglecting, of course, quality and performance standards without which this profit would never be achieved. However, the passage of time and increasingly extreme climatic conditions
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Making Net Zero A Reality: Four Steps To Move Carbon Reduction Plans From Strategy To Action
    Plans for seismic regional shifts in the way future energy is generated provides just one macroeconomic example of the scale of the journey ahead to reach the promised land of Net Zero. As last week's story from The Financial Times
    By Ms Anna Del Mar
     
    Kosovo minister says energy price increase 'inevitable'
    Text of report by Website of Kosovo Albanian privately-owned newspaper Koha Ditore on 24 January Unattributed report: "Rizvanolli: Increase of Energy Tariffs Is Inevitable" Kosovo's Minister of Economy Artane Rizvanolli said that an increase of energy tariffs is inevitable although
    BBC International Reports (Europe)
     
    On Jan 25, Ukrhydroenergo boosts electricity generation 3.6-fold to offset retired NPP capacity
    KYIV. Jan 27 (Interfax-Ukraine) - PrJSC Ukrhydroenergo on January 25 increased electricity production by 3.6 times, to 53 million kWh per day, compensating for the capacity of two stopped power units of nuclear power plants (NPPs). According to a press
    Interfax Ukraine Business Newswire
     
    Brookfield Renewable to triple US pipeline with USD-650m Urban Grid buy
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Brookfield Renewable (NYSE:BEP, BEPC; TSX:BEP.UN), the renewables arm of Canada's Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM), has acquired US solar-plus-storage developer Urban Grid for USD 650 million (EUR 576.4m), thus increasing threefold to 31 GW its pipeline
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    6 cancer patients sue utility over Fukushima radiation
    TOKYO (AP) — Six people who were children living in Fukushima at the time of the 2011 nuclear disaster and have since developed thyroid cancer filed a lawsuit Thursday demanding a utility pay compensation for their illnesses, which they say
    By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press
     
    Karot Power Company wins NEPRA CSR stalwart award
    Ambassador of China to Pakistan Nong Rong Wednesday expressed gratitude over the NEPRA's CSR Stalwart Award to the Karot Power Company, the entity for Karot hydro power project under the umbrella of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In a tweet,
    Balochistan Times
     
    Voltalia's revenues jump 77% Y/Y in 2021
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - French renewable power plants operator Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) on Wednesday reported a 77% year-on-year revenue increase in 2021 as the contribution from its services business reached an all-time high and energy sales gained momentum. The
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    First Fluence battery of 470-MW Philippine portfolio starts operation
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Battery storage specialist Fluence Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FLNC) on Thursday said the first 20-MW/20-MWh battery of a 470-MW/470-MWh portfolio in the Philippines has started commercial operation. Fluence is deploying the portfolio for SMC Global Power Holdings
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    JinkoSolar's principal wraps up USD 1.58-bn Shanghai IPO
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Jinko Solar Co Ltd (SHA:688223), the principal operating subsidiary of solar module maker JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd (NYSE:JKS), has completed its initial public offering (IPO) in Shanghai, raising gross proceeds of CNY 10 billion (USD
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Photosol, Aedes Energies to co-develop 200 MWp of French solar projects
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - French solar project developer and power producer Photosol SAS has set up a joint venture (JV) with compatriot Aedes Energies to develop over 200 MWp of photovoltaic (PV) schemes at home. The establishment of the
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Government boosts Sizewell C nuclear plant with £100m funding
    THE GOVERNMENT has allocated a further £100m for the Sizewell C project in Suffolk, hoping to lure further financing from private investors in the proposed nuclear power station. If constructed, Sizewell C would power the equivalent of about six million
    NICHOLAS EARL
     
    Next-generation batteries get wet in dollar rains
    On Tuesday, General Motors Co. announced the single biggest manufacturing investment in its history $7 billion to expand electric vehicles and battery production. On Wednesday, South Korea's LG Energy Solution said it was raising $11 billion to develop the next-generation
    Business Day
     
    Fuel stocks for power generation ends today, Ministry official
    Fuel stocks required for power generation will be over today, a senior official of the Ministry of Power said. He said the Ceylon Electricity Board is awaiting a report from the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation on the amount of diesel to
    Sri Lanka Sunday Times
     
    Japan's Mitsubishi, energy body join Gates' nuclear project
    TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency have signed an agreement to participate in a next-generation nuclear energy project with TerraPower, a company started by Bill Gates. The memorandum of understanding calls for cooperation in
    Associated Press
     
    Argentina to strike USD-35bn infra financing deal with China - report
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - The government of Argentina is expected to sign a financing agreement with China to secure around USD 35 billion (EUR 31.4bn) for infrastructure projects under a five-year investment plan, Argentine financial daily Ambito Financiero reported
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    India Renewables Forecast Scenario
    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 alliance to undertake 1-GW wind project in Laos, other ASEAN projects
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - A gigawatt-scale extension of a wind farm in Lao PDR is one of the developments planned by a new tripartite alliance aiming to bring renewable energy solutions to end-users in the ASEAN region. Keppel Infrastructure
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Cadeler strengthens order backlog by securing important strategic contract with Vestas and an additional preferred supplier agreement with undisclosed client
    Cadeler A/S, a key supplier within the offshore wind industry, secures important contract with Vestas and a reservation agreement with an undisclosed client. The agreements ensure optimal utilization of the Cadeler fleet before and after the crane upgrades in 2024.
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    France's wind farms generate 1.60% of all power on Jan 26
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines generated 1.60%, or 26,997 MWh, of all electricity in France on January 26. Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 1,690,867 MWh, according to live data by transmission system operator (TSO)
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    China takes lead in offshore wind after 16.9 GW of 2021 additions
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - China has reached about 26.4 GW of cumulative offshore wind power generating capacity after connecting to the grid a total of 16.9 GW of turbines at sea in 2021, state-owned CCTV reported this week. The
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    Enefit Green has taken final investment decisions for 21 MW Purtse wind farm and 6 MW Debnik solar park
    Enefit Green has taken final investment decisions on 21 MW wind farm in Purtse, Estonia and on 6 MW Debnik solar park in Poland. The projects are part of Enefit Green’s previously communicated near-term project pipeline to more than double
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    RWE Signs Concession Agreement to Build Denmark’s Hitherto Offshore Wind Farm
    - Signing ceremony with Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities - Planned capacity of 1,000 megawatts - Full commissioning expected in 2027 in the presence of the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, RWE has signed
    Gulf Oil & Gas
     
    Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Wednesday 26 January 2022
    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
    PA Pundits
     
    Crypto Miners in Kazakhstan Will Have Their Power Cut Off Until the End of the Month
    [External Link] alt="Crypto Miners in Kazakhstan Will Have Their Power Cut Off Until the End of the Month"Key highlights: Kazakhstan is cutting off the supply of electricity to crypto miners between January 24 and January 31 On January 25, there were
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    Eskom Making Strides On Road to Recovery - De Ruyter
    Despite facing "less than ideal circumstances," Eskom is making good strides towards sustainability and energy security. These were the words of Eskom Chief Executive Andre de Ruyter during a media briefing on the state of South Africa's electricity system. The
    AllAfrica
     
    WIND TURBINES WELCOMED INTO THE PORT OF CAIRNS
    BRISBANE, Queensland, Jan. 27 -- The Queensland Cabinet issued text of the following statement: JOINT STATEMENT Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics Infrastructure The Honourable Dr Steven Miles
    Australian Government
     
    Everfuel to set up station with the award of second German contract
    Herning, Denmark, 27, January 2022 - Everfuel A/S is pleased to announce that the fully owned subsidiary Everfuel GmbH has been preliminary informed about the planned award of a contract by a German public organisation in North Rhine-Westphalia for the
    Cision
     
    Energy transition investment grows 27% to USD 755bn in 2021 - BNEF
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - Global spending on the transition to low-carbon energy rose 27% between 2020 and 2021, reaching a new record of USD 755 billion (EUR 677bn), BloombergNEF (BNEF) said on Thursday.Growth was driven by electrified transport, including
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    Patria picks off ContourGlobal assets
    Patria Investimentos has sealed a deal to buy the UK group ContourGlobal's hydroelectric power-plants in Brazil for enterprise value of R$1.73bil (and equity value of R$898mil). The assets changing hands amount to 168 MW in generating capacity. The deal should
    Valor Economico (SABI English Language Abstracts)
     
    China now has nearly half of the world’s offshore wind capacity
    [External Link] width="1280" [External Link] The wind is up in China. Last year the country connected 17 gigawatts (GW) of offshore-wind capacity to its electricity grid, according to its National Energy Agency, meaning it can now produce up to 26 GW of
    The Economist: Graphic detail
     
    Offshore Wind Farms Could Help Capture Carbon from Air
    Off the Massachusetts and New York coasts, developers are preparing to build the United States’ first federally approved utility-scale offshore wind farms – 74 turbines in all that could power 470,000 homes. More than a dozen other offshore wind projects
    Manufacturing.net
     
    Vattenfall - All wind turbines are in place at Blakliden Fabodberget
    In northern Sweden, the transformation and electrification of industry and mining is under way. A lot more electricity will be needed, and Sweden's electricity consumption is expected to double by 2045. The Blakliden Fabodberget wind farm, providing 1.1 TWh, will
    ENP Newswire
     
    Kalpataru Submits Lowest Bid For Substation Project In Dubai
    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
     
    Floating offshore wind schemes to receive share of £31m Government funding
    Floating offshore wind projects are to receive a share of £31 million [External Link] funding to help drive deployment of the clean technology. Some 11 successful projects are receiving a share of the money which is matched by more than £30
    Emily Beament
     
    Ocean Winds, Aker Secure EBL For 870MW Floating Wind Project In South Korea
    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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    South Korean conglomerate forms distributed solar tie-up in Vietnam
    January 27 (Renewables Now) - SK ecoplant, the green investment arm of South Korean conglomerate SK Group, has formed a partnership with Nami Solar, an affiliate of Vietnam company Nami Energy, to invest in distributed solar in Vietnam.Under a joint
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    Rosseti FGC UES implements Yakutia's first remote control projects in Power of Siberia electricity supply scheme
    Jan. 17 -- Rosseti FGC UES issued the following news release:The technology has been implemented at 220 kV Nagorny and Amga switching stations built by Rosseti FGC UES to connect compressor stations of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline to
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