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    Power News - May 26


    There are 97 news articles for this date.

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    Summer Heats Creates More Potential Dangers for Weakened Texas Power Grid, Reports DryMore
    HOUSTON , May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- It's only May - not even close to the peak demand months of July through September - and already Texas residents have been asked to curtail power usage because six large generators failed
    PR Newswire
     
    Michigan South Central Power Agency explores purchase of more power transmission rights
    Michigan South Central Power Agency board members authorized managers to seek a legal opinion on a purchase option to buy more transmission rights from International Transmission Corporation /Michigan Electric Transmission Company. General Manager Pam Sullivan said former MSCPA manager Paul
    Don Reid, The Daily Reporter
     
    Utility worker dies after sustaining worksite injury
    MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A worker with electric utility National Grid died after getting injured at a job site early Thursday morning, the company said in a statement. The worker was injured in Medford just after midnight while doing underground
    Associated Press
     
    New Braunfels Utility Deploys Sentient Energy’s UM1 Intelligent Line Sensors for Greater Underground Visibility
    Sentient Energy Inc., a Koch Engineered Solutions company and the leading provider of advanced grid monitoring and analytics for electric utilities, announced today that New Braunfels Utilities (NBU), a public power organization in New Braunfels, Texas, has installed the Sentient
    Contify Energy News
     
     
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    Solar Alliance Q1 financial results show continued revenue increase and backlog growth
    TORONTO and KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solar Alliance Energy Inc. (‘Solar Alliance’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: SOLR, OTCQB: SAENF) announces it has filed its unaudited financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2022. The
    GlobeNewswire Canada
     
    Unions to get all the offshore wind jobsGovernment gives unions all the offshore wind jobs
    State and federal officials are creating a massive offshore wind energy industry with the money of ordinary taxpayers and ratepayers. Among the main benefits and justifications for this colossal government-controlled program is that it will create tens of thousands of
    Press of Atlantic City
     
    ReVolve Renewable Power (TSXV:REVV) signs definitive agreement for the acquisition of Centrica Business Solutions Mexico
    Transitions ReVolve from solely being a developer of renewable energy projects to an independent power producer with recurring revenue and cashflows. Aligns with and underpins the Company's recent strategic move into the distributed generation market and provides a strong platform
    Canada Newswire
     
    California PUC Issues Decision Correcting Errors Involving Energy Efficiency Rolling Portfolios
    SAN FRANCISCO, California, May 26 (TNSsro) -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following decision correcting errors (Case No. 22-05-016): BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Order Instituting Rulemaking Concerning Energy Efficiency Rolling Portfolios, Policies,
    Targeted News Service
     
    My Take: We need nuclear power now as we face looming energy crisis in U.S.
    On May 20, the Palisades Nuclear Plant split its last atom and was permanently shut down for decommissioning. This signifies the end of an era in West Michigan that began in 1971. Originally constructed and operated by Consumers Energy, it
    Sarah Leach, The Holland Sentinel
     
    EDF Renewables: K Junction Solar Project to Invest $130 Million in Local Economy
    MCCOOL JUNCTION, Nebraska, May 26 (TNSreact) -- EDF Renewables, a renewable energy developer, issued the following news release: According to a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln study, the K-Junction Solar Project would represent a substantial long-term investment in York County and
    Targeted News Service
     
    AEP Appalachian Power Issues Request to Purchase Solar And/or Wind Generation Projects
    KINGSPORT, Tennessee, May 26 -- Appalachian Power, an American Electric Power company, issued the following news release:Appalachian Power is seeking proposals from developers to purchase up to 200 megawatts (MW) of completed solar and/or wind generation projects. Adding more clean
    Targeted News Service
     
    Honeywell Adds Virtual Power Plant Capability To Its Experion Energy Control System To Faciliate The Global Energy Transition
    Honeywell today introduced its Experion Energy Control System’s new virtual power plant (VPP) functionality that enables users to dispatch a network of distributed energy resources (DERs) such as wind generating units, storage systems and solar farms through a centralized control
    Contify Energy News
     
    America's Hydropower Highway One Step Closer to Reality
    DOE Invites REA to Submit Part II Loan Application PITTSTON, Pa., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a growing movement toward self-sustaining energy generation, Renewable Energy Aggregators, Inc. ("REA"), a leading developer of renewable energy for electric vehicle
    PR Newswire
     
    Commonwealth Edison, Argonne Team Up to Study Impact of Climate Change on Power Grid
    CHICAGO, Illinois, May 26 (TNSres) -- Commonwealth Edison, a subsidiary of Exelon, issued the following news release on May 25, 2022: ComEd, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory's Center for Climate Resilience and Decision
    Targeted News Service
     
    Column: Fixing Illinois’ energy crisis
    Something is going on with the power supply in Illinois, and the Illinois legislature should take a look before it finds itself facing some angry constituents. In mid-April, the organization in the federal government that manages the power grid conducted
    Tim Benson Heartland Institute
     
    Fair Fields threatened by industrial solar encroachment
    Residents of Amanda Township in Fairfield County fear that their fertile farmlands and beautiful countryside may be marred by industrial development unless proposed solar farm projects in the community can be stopped. A citizens' action group, Protect Amanda Township, hopes
    Scott Barr
     
    Bluearth Acquires 1GW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project In Colorado, US
    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
     
    11 companies from four countries show interest in purchasing Mintia power plant
    As many as 11 companies from four countries have shown interest in purchasing the Mintia power plant, the electricity producer being to be put up for sale, through public auction, on July 15, at a price of 91.23 million euros."We
    ACT Media
     
    Battery energy storage presenters promise powerful future to WV lawmakers
    West Virginia lawmakers got lessons on a key asset to power grids poised to shape the future of energy in and out of the Mountain State Monday. The state Joint Standing Energy Committee took in presentations from two industry representatives
    Mike Tony mtony@hdmediallc.com
     
    Borrego to offload solar, storage development business to ECP
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - Solar and energy storage developer and EPC provider Borrego intends to spin off and sell its development business together with its 8.4-GW portfolio of photovoltaic (PV) and 6.4 GW/25 GWh of energy storage projects. The
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Developers plan $390 million wind farm in south-central ND
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Developers want to build a $390 million wind farm in south-central North Dakota. The state Public Service Commission has scheduled a hearing in late June for Badger Wind, a project under development by Orsted Onshore North
    Associated Press
     
    60 billion dollars to develop hydrogen industry
    To achieve the development of the green hydrogen industry in Mexico and satisfy the demand generated, accumulated investments of 60 billion dollars are required from 2025 to 2050. These resources would be used to install more than 80 gigawatts of
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Going for green hydrogen; requires $60 billion dollar investment
    Mexico City - To achieve the development of the green hydrogen industry in Mexico and satisfy the demand generated, accumulated investments of 60 billion dollars are required from 2025 to 2050. With these resources, the installation of more than 80
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    BUILDING A B.C. HYDROGEN ECONOMY
    Hydrogen Investment Blueprint to Stimulate B.C.'s Promising Hydrogen Sector Beginning with Metro Vancouver Region VANCOUVER, BC , May 26, 2022 /CNW/ - In partnership with British Columbia's (B.C.) newly established B.C. Hydrogen Office, the B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean
    Canada Newswire
     
    Tyler Markus named 2022 Kansas Municipal Utilities, Lineworker Award of Exellence recipient
    www.KMUnet.org Kansas Municipal Utilities, the statewide asswociation for municipal utilities, announced today that Tyler Markus of Pratt, Kansas was named the recipient of the 2022 Lineworker Award of Excellence. This awad is given to the electrical lineworker who best exemplifies
    News Staff
     
     
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    LSB Industries plans 30 MW of electrolysers to produce green ammonia
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - US industrial and agricultural chemicals producer LSB Industries Inc (NYSE:LXU) on Wednesday unveiled plans to produce 30,000 tonnes of green ammonia per year at its Pryor, Oklahoma facility by installing two types of electrolysers totalling
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    United States : GE Digital Announces DERMS Solution to Power the Energy Transition and Help Keep the Electric Grid Safe, Secure, and Resilient
    GE Digital and Opus One Solutions have come together to help utilities on their DERs journey with a modular DERMS platform Software is designed to provide intelligence, operations, economics, and markets in one solution Designed to enable grid operators to
    Al Bawaba Business
     
    $100 Million Loan Approved for Project Tundra
    Minnkota Power Cooperative is taking the next step to bring an expensive carbon capture facility into reality. Project Tundra is an effort at the Milton R. Young Station in Oliver County to capture more than 90 percent of the CO2
    Financial Services Monitor Worldwide
     
    EPA fines Xcel Energy nearly $1M for handling of waste at power plant
    Xcel Energy-Colorado is facing a $925,000 penalty by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for not complying with regulations on the disposal of coal ash and not properly monitoring groundwater at a power plant in Pueblo. The EPA said in a
    Judith Kohler
     
     
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    Renewables & Alternative Energy


    Fitch Rates Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA Electric Rev Bonds 'AA'; Outlook Stable
    Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'AA' rating to the following bonds issued by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (SMUD). Approximately $158.0 million electric revenue bonds, 2022 series J (senior lien) Bond proceeds will refund outstanding 2012 series Y bonds;
    ENP Newswire
     
    Absecon, A.C. properties to get money for electric car chargersNJ Board of Public Utilities approves $1.1 million in grants for EV chargers
    New Jersey is further paving the way for electric vehicles, including in Absecon and Atlantic City. The state Board of Public Utilities has approved nearly $1.1 million in grants for electric vehicle charging stations. The grants will be used to
    CHRIS DOYLEStaff Writer
     
     
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    Environmental


    General Electric - GE, DOE Accelerating the Path towards 100% Hydrogen Combustion in Gas Turbines
    NISKAYUNA - The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management announced the selection of two GE proposals worth more than $12 million as part of their efforts to accelerate the path towards a 100% hydrogen
    ENP Newswire
     
    Texas A&M University's Engineering Experiment Station: Protecting the Power Grid Through Cyber-Physical Threat Response
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas, May 26 (TNSres) -- The Texas A&M University's Engineering Experiment Station issued the following news: Current methods of defending critical energy infrastructure from multi-stage, cyber-physical threats remain largely dependent upon human intervention and compartmentalized monitoring with an
    Targeted News Service
     
    American Nuclear Society Issues Public Comment to NRC
    TARGETED NEWS SERVICE (founded 2004) features non-partisan 'edited journalism' news briefs and information for news organizations, public policy groups and individuals; as well as 'gathered' public policy information, including news releases, reports, speeches. For more information contact MYRON STRUCK, editor,
    Targeted News Service
     
    GE, DOE Accelerating the Path towards 100% Hydrogen Combustion in Gas Turbines
    * GE is Awarded two projects from the US DOE totaling more than $12M to develop and test key components required for high hydrogen combustion * GE Gas Power will develop and test components with 100% hydrogen fuel stream *
    M2 PressWIRE
     
     
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    International


    ReVolve Renewable Power inks deal to acquire power producer Centrica Business Solutions Mexico
    ReVolve Renewable Power Corp (TSX-V:REVV) said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Mexico’s Centrica Business Solutions Mexico S.A. de C.V. (CBS Mexico), a subsidiary of Centrica PLC (LSE:CNA), for a total consideration of $33 million Mexican
    Proactive Investors
     
    ABO Wind wins 15-MWp solar-plus-storage project duo in German auction
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - Renewables developer ABO Wind AG (ETR:AB9) has secured two projects for solar plants with a combined capacity of 15.1 MWp and battery storage systems in the latest round of the German innovation tender. The first
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    RenewableUK: New project launched to boost number of women working in offshore wind
    The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have announced a new joint research project which aims to tackle the gender imbalance in offshore wind by ensuring that more women enter the sector. The project,
    Contify Energy News
     
    Nation’s capital home to major milestone in Woolworths’ solar expansion
    Woolworths Conder in the nation’s capital has become the 150th Woolworths supermarket in the country to be fitted with solar panels as the retailer embarks on a green energy transition. The network offsets an average of 13 percent of the
    Contify Energy News
     
    Fuel at Zaporozhye power plant could hardly be used to make nuclear weapons - diplomat
    MOSCOW, May 26. /TASS/. Nuclear fuel present at Zaporozhye nuclear power plant could hardly be used to make nuclear weapons, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a commentary in regards to the statement, made by IAEA Director General
    ITAR-TASS
     
    Air Products, ACWA Power ink deal for large green ammonia project in Oman
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - US industrial gases supplier Air Products (NYSE:ADP), Oman’s state-owned integrated energy group OQ and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power (TADAWUL:2082) have inked a joint development agreement for a multi-billion-dollar green hydrogen-based ammonia project in Oman. The
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Wednesday 25 May 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
     
    Kona Energy secures consent for 200-MW battery in England
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - UK energy storage developer Kona Energy today said it has received planning consent for a 200-MW battery storage project located in the coastal town of Heysham in Lancashire, England. Benefiting from a location at the
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Clean Energy Leaders Meet To Power Decarbonisation At All-Energy
    All-Energy 2022 was seen by many in the clean energy sector as an opportunity to build on the progress made at COP26 and to set out a route map for Scotland and the UK to achieve their net zero targets.
    By Ms Clare Foster and Colin Innes
     
    National Grid USA Completes Sale of The Narragansett Electric Company to PPL Rhode Island Holdings
    National Grid plc announced that it has completed the sale of The Narragansett Electric Company (“NECO”) to PPL Rhode Island Holdings, LLC today. The sale is a transfer of ownership of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of common stock
    Contify Energy News
     
    Energy Vault Expands in APAC with the Appointment of Lucas Sadler as Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Asia & Pacific
    Based in Australia, Sadler brings 30+ years of sales leadership experience across renewable energy, power generation and energy storage Sadler, most recently Fluence Energy’s Vice President of Sales for Australia, to lead sales, business development and demand generation in the
    Business Wire
     
    OEG Offshore's Vietnam wind contracts kick off important partnership with New World Logistics
    The contracts are part of a successful new venture for OEG Offshore (OEG), working with New World Logistics (NWL), experienced in heavy lift, mega moves, project cargoes and international multimodal transport, in the rapidly increasing wind farm industry in Vietnam.
    Global Data Point
     
    Robust Pumped Storage Growth To Reinforce Mainland China's Renewables Growth
    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
     
    Growth In Brazil's Biomass Sector Strong But Dwarfed By Solar And 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
     
    United States : GE introduces new Sierra platform, next-generation 3 MW onshore wind turbine designed specifically for the North America region
    3.0-3.4 MW onshore turbine featuring 140m rotor and variety of hub heights Next generation of innovation with ease of install and reliability High-tech two-piece blades enable improved logistics and serviceability GE Renewable Energy announced Sierra, its newest onshore wind turbine
    TendersInfo - News
     
    CS Energy Signs MoU To Acquire Stake In 230MW Wind Project In Australia
    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: Solar And Wind To Lead Renewables Growth
    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
     
    Power generation of Iran’s Manjil Wind Power Plant increases
    BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 26. Electricity generation of Iran’s Manjil Wind Power Plant in the Gilan Province (northern Iran) increased by 21 percent, in the 2nd month of the current Iranian year (April 21 through May 21, 2022), compared to the
    Trend News Agency
     
    MEC Anton Bredell attends Roggeveld Wind Farm Commercial Operational opening
    24 May 2022 (Government of South Africa) Bredell attends Roggeveld Wind Farm Commercial Operational opening and invites partnerships in electricity generation Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning recently attended the official commercial operational
    Knowledge Bylanes South Africa
     
    Trilliant to Deploy AMI in Partnership with SAMART Telcoms for Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), Thailand
    AMI will enable PEA to improve real-time data collection efficiency for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers THAILAND & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trilliant, a leading global provider of utility solutions for advanced metering and smart grid systems, is pleased to announce a
    Business Wire
     
    Romania to host first E2 center in Europe, with NuScale small modular reactor (SMR) simulator
    May 25—The first NuScale small modular reactor (SMR) simulator will be installed at Politehnica University of Bucharest to support the development of the workforce capacity of the next generation of experts, technicians and nuclear operators in Romania. The announcement was
    Simona Iacob, Agerpres, Bucharest, Romania
     
    Security: IAEA Grossi at Davos: Nuclear Power, Climate Change and Ukraine
    Source: International Atomic Energy Agency – IAEA Nuclear provides the opportunity for a faster transition to a low-carbon energy future and supports the shift to a hydrogen economy, IAEA Director General Mariano Grossi told participants at the World Economic Forum
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    IAEA Grossi at Davos, Nuclear Power, Climate Change and Ukraine
    Nuclear provides the opportunity for a faster transition to a low-carbon energy future and supports the shift to a hydrogen economy, IAEA Director General Mariano Grossi told participants at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting this week. Attending the
    ENP Newswire
     
    CB&I & Korea Gas Corporation to Support Hydrogen Economy in South Korea
    McDermott's storage business, CB&I, and Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the development of large-scale liquid hydrogen storage to support Korea's Hydrogen Economy Roadmap. Last year, South Korea announced plans to achieve carbon
    Gulf Oil & Gas
     
    Kenya Power cushioned from making compensations for blackouts
    Kenya Power will be cushioned from compensating businesses that incur financial losses due to electricity outages if MPs adopt proposed changes to the law.The changes to the Energy Act could see Kenya Power start compensating consumers upon upgrading its ageing
    Business Daily
     
    Japan's Shizen signs 10 MWp solar PPA in Malaysia
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - Japanese renewables developer Shizen Energy Inc, through its Malaysian subsidiary, has signed a second long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) tied to a 10-MWp rooftop solar power array for Malaysia's Top Glove Corporation Bhd (KLSE:TOPGLOV). Under
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Capital Metropolitan Council resents natural gas crisis
    Capital Metropolitan Council on Wednesday witnessed a heated discussion on the natural gas crisis in Peshawar with calls from the members to take up the issue with the relevant quarters. The members expressed grave concern over the lack of Sui
    The News International
     
    Nuscale Signs MoU For 462MW SMR In Romania
    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
     
    RECPDCL Issues Four Tenders For 18GW ISTS In Gujarat, India
    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
     
    Auren Energia Starts Construction Of Two Wind Projects In Pernambuco, Brazil
    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
     
    Power outages: Call for city to keep residents updated on restoration times
    DURBAN - HEAD of electricity in eThekwini Maxwell Mthembu says the restoration of electricity supply to homes that were left without power due to the recent storms is almost complete. He said his department was yesterday dealing with faults that
    Thami Magubane
     
    Energoatom denies IAEA reports of plutonium, enriched uranium at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant
    KYIV. May 26 (Interfax) - Energoatom, the operator of Ukraine's nuclear power plants, has denied a report from IAEA head Rafael Grossi that there are stocks of 30,000 kg of plutonium and 40,000 kg of enriched uranium at the Zaporizhzhia
    Interfax Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
     
    Photon Energy to top up green bond to EUR 65m
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - Amsterdam-based solar and water solutions company Photon Energy NV (WSE:PEN) has decided to increase its existing green bond due in 2027 by up to EUR 10 million to a total of up to EUR 65
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    G7 tries to keep climate on the agenda amid concerns over energy costs of war
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Ministers from the world's richest democracies will discuss how to maintain climate change targets when they meet in Berlin on Thursday in talks overshadowed by spiraling energy costs and fuel supply concerns triggered by the Ukraine war.
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Region’s First Commercial Scale Waste to Energy Plant Inaugurated in Sharjah
    The Emirates Waste to Energy company, a joint venture between BEEAH, the Middle East’s sustainability pioneer, and Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has announced the inauguration of the Sharjah Waste to Energy plant, the first commercial
    Gulf Oil & Gas
     
    What Energy Price Spike? Aussie Greens Call for Coal Ban
    Essay by Eric Worrall As Australia grapples with a savage energy price spike, Australian Greens have chosen now to push for the cancellation of coal projects. Australia urged to quickly ditch coal to meet new climate goals 26 May 2022
    Watts Up With That?
     
    Philippines : Duterte expects next admin would explore nuclear energy
    President Rodrigo Roa Duterte expressed optimism that the next administration would explore nuclear energy as an alternative energy source in the Philippines. In a prerecorded Talk to the People aired Monday night, Duterte said the next administration must study nuclear
    TendersInfo - News
     
    Morocco : The House of Representatives approves a bill related to renewable energies and controlling the electricity sector
    The House of Representatives, in a plenary session on Monday, unanimously approved Draft Law No. 40.19 to change and supplement Law No. 13.09 relating to renewable energies and Law No. 48.15 relating to the regulation of the electricity sector and
    TendersInfo - News
     
    Ukraine : Ministry of Energy: International community should take immediate measures to deoccupy Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant
    The international community must take immediate measures to deoccupy the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. Yaroslav Demchenkov, Deputy Minister of Energy of Ukraine for European Integration, called on the participants of the Ministerial Meeting of the Nuclear Energy Working Group of
    TendersInfo - News
     
    Simec Atlantis Signs Contract For 230MW BESS In Wales, 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
     
    CGGC-Energaz Consortium Signs Agreement for Two Hydroelectric Plants In The Republic Of Congo
    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
     
    ABB-Pulp plant decarbonizes by switching to electric drying
    Norwegian pulp plant replaces oil with electricity to eliminate 14,000 tons of CO2 emissions annually. ABB power controllers provide precise control of the new air heaters while minimizing their impact on the grid Decarbonization effort equivalent to taking 7,000 cars
    ENP Newswire
     
    Pacific Green orders batteries for 99.98-MW storage project in UK
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - Pacific Green Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:PGTK) on Wednesday said it has signed an agreement with Shanghai Electric Gotion New Energy Technology Co Ltd for the latter to supply the batteries for Pacific Green’s first battery energy
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Chinese-built lowest-altitude power plant in Israel enters final construction stage
    JERUSALEM, May 26 (Xinhua) -- A large-scale pumped storage power plant in northeastern Israel reached the final stage of construction on Wednesday, as a 200-ton rotor, crucial to turning water into electricity, was smoothly installed on a generating unit. The
    Xinhua News Agency
     
    Regional Grids Solution To Nigeria’s Erratic Power Supply – Nnaji
    LAGOS - Former minister of power, Prof.Barth Nnaji, has stated that the creation of regional grids will solve Nigeria's erratic power supply. He added that the regional grids would ensure reliable and quality power supply. He expressed discontent over the
    By Mohammed Shosanya
     
    Russia, Iran agree on developing Bushehr nuclear power plant
    TEHRAN, Iran, May 26. A spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Behrouz Kamalvandi said that Iran is holding consultations with Russia for developing Phase 2 and 3 of the Bushehr nuclear plant, Trend reports citing Mehr. Kamalvandi made
    Trend News Agency
     
    Navi Mumbai: NMMC’s first EV charging station to be operational in Nerul soon, trial underway
    The first electric vehicle charging station of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) will be available for commercial vehicles in Nerul soon. At present, the trial of the charging station is underway. The appointed contractor Power Grid Corporation of India is
    Amit Srivastava
     
    Brazil: Pro-Amazônia Legal Program will reduce energy costs in isolated locations
    May 25 -- Government of Brazil issued the following news release: - Resources from Eletrobras' privatization will be used to replace fossil fuel with the use of a renewable energy source in isolated locations Residents of hard-to-reach regions, mainly in
    Brazil Business News
     
    Global: Who wins as energy bills soar? Oil and gas companies
    Source: The Conversation – UK – By Jack Marley, Environment + Energy Editor, UK edition Ingvar Tjostheim/Shutterstock Your annual energy bill could rise by another £800 in October according to UK electricity and gas market regulator Ofgem, which is set
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    Cepsa to invest up to 5 billion euros and create 17,000 jobs in Andalusia to lead the energy transition
    Cepsa, which is currently one of the main hydrogen producers in Spain, will install plants for the production of green hydrogen in its industrial centers in Andalusia, which will allow it to lead the production of this energy in Spain
    Contify Energy News
     
    Galán announces Iberdrola to invest €3 billion in green hydrogen to accelerate the European Green Deal
    Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the company will invest €3 billion in green hydrogen to accelerate the 'European Green Deal'. Galán pointed out that green hydrogen is now a major European
    Contify Energy News
     
    7C Solarparken's revenue, earnings continue to rise in Q1
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - German photovoltaic (PV) plants owner 7C Solarparken AG (ETR:HRPK) recorded a solid increase in both revenue and earnings in the first quarter of 2022 backed by strong capacity growth, high power prices and favourable weather
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Eco Wave Power applies to delist from Nasdaq First North in Sweden
    May 26 (Renewables Now) - As part of its focus on the US market, Swedish marine energy company Eco Wave Power Global AB (NASDAQ:WAVE) has submitted a formal application to delist from Nasdaq First North Growth Market Sweden, it announced
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Hydropower ‘ready to help’ green hydrogen meet ambitious new target
    An ambitious new target for green hydrogen production will require the support of the hydropower sector to meet climate change goals, says the International Hydropower Association’s (IHA’s) Chief Executive Eddie Rich. Mr Rich says: “Green hydrogen and sustainable hydropower need
    Contify Energy News
     
    Law Eases Rules on Building Solar Self-Consumption Systems
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    Energy leaders call for scaling up investment to accelerate Africa’s clean energy transition
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    Swiss PKZH buys stake in 48.9 MWp solar park in Portugal
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    Iberdrola to invest 3 billion in green hydrogen
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    RUSNANO spoke about promising technologies for development of hydrogen energy
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    Brussels wants to resuscitate Midcat through green hydrogen
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    Power ministry working on scheme for discoms to pay off dues mainly towards gencos
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