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    Power News - August 9


    There are 84 news articles for this date.

    T&D Automation


    Amid summer heat stretch, OPPD sets record for electricity consumption
    The Omaha Public Power District set a record for electric usage last week when temperatures exceeded triple digits. At about 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, the utility reached a peak usage of 2,540 megawatts, based on preliminary figures. The high
    Nancy Gaarder Omaha World-Herald
     
    FERC Proposes To Greatly Expand A Favorite Enforcement Tool—the "Duty Of Candor" Rule—Across Its Jurisdictional Footprint
    On July 28, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the "Commission" or "FERC") proposed a new rule which would significantly expand the existing "duty of candor" rule (found at 18 C.F.R. 35.41(b)) to apply to any person or organization making
    By Mr Jeffrey Schlegel, David A. Applebaum, Jim Beh, James Olson, Jewel R. Hand (J.R.) and Brooke M. Proto
     
    Con Ed asks 100K Brooklyn customers to temporarily reduce energy use for ongoing repairs
    More than 100,000 Con Ed customers are being asked to temporarily cut down their usage of high-voltage appliances on Aug. 8. as the utility works to repair equipment that was "under stress," a representative said on Monday afternoon. The electricity
    Kirstyn Brendlen
     
     
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    Utility Business / General


    Evergy to buy 199-MW Oklahoma wind farm
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - US electric utility Evergy Inc (NYSE:EVRG) on Tuesday said it will buy a 199-MW wind farm in Oklahoma for about USD 250 million (EUR 245m) to expand its portfolio of owned renewable energy. Evergy will
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Dominion Energy receives approval for $9.8 bn Coastal Virginia wind project
    August 09 -- Dominion Energy has received approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission for the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project to be constructed 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Dominion Energy aims to construct the
    Greentechlead.com
     
    Dominion Energy Secures Approval For 2.6GW Offshore Wind Project In Virgina, 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
     
    Regulatory work behind 1M EV push in full swing
    SPRINGFIELD - Ten months after Illinois lawmakers passed the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act which set a goal of putting 1 million electric vehicles on state roads by the end of the decade, state agencies are engaged in a flurry
    Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois
     
    DOE Project To Prove U.S. Power Grid Can Fully Run On Clean Energy
    August 09 -- The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has announced $26 million to fund projects that will demonstrate that America's electricity grid can reliably run with a mix of solar, wind, energy storage, and other
    Indian Oil And Gas News
     
    EDF reacts to Missouri Public Service Commission review of Spire STL Pipeline
    The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is calling for evidentiary hearings, findings, and other action in its response to the Missouri Public Service Commission’s evaluation of the Spire STL Pipeline. “EDF takes the position that this docket involves substantial procedural and
    The St. Louis Record
     
    We Could Save the Grid by Using Less Electricity
    Two months into a prolonged, record-breaking heat wave, Texans have once again become very familiar with conservation alerts from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. The agency has repeatedly asked residents to turn up thermostats and save electricity during the
    The Texas Observer
     
    As of September, Hawaii power generation goes coal-free
    At midnight on Sept. 1, Hawaii will celebrate a major milestone for its power generation: retirement of the last coal-fired power plant used by Hawaiian Electric. That stems from the conclusion of a 30-year power purchase agreement between Hawaiian Electric
    Daily Energy Insider
     
    Dominion Energy Announces Second-Quarter 2022 Earnings
    RICHMOND, Va. - Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) announced an unaudited net loss determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (reported earnings) for the three months ended June 30, 2022, of $453 million ($0.58 per share) compared with net income
    ENP Newswire
     
    California PUC Issues Order Denying Rehearing of Decision Involving Rulemaking Regarding Microgrids Pursuant to Senate Bill 1339
    SAN FRANCISCO, California, Aug. 9 (TNSsro) -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following order denying rehearing of decision (Case No. 22-08-025): * * * BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Order Instituting Rulemaking Regarding
    Targeted News Service
     
    California PUC Issues Decision Granting Petition for Modification Involving Pacific Gas and Electric
    SAN FRANCISCO, California, Aug. 9 (TNSsro) -- The California Public Utilities Commission issued the following decision granting petition for modification (Case No. 22-08-003) on Aug. 8, 2022: * * * BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
    Targeted News Service
     
    AltaLink’s commitment to sustainability shines
    (GlobeNewswire) - With the release of its 2021 ESG Report Powering a Grid for All AltaLink continues to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability as it operates the transmission system that supplies millions of Albertans with electricity. As we work toward
    Global Data Point
     
    Solar Integrated Roofing Corp. to Provide Solar, Storage and EV Charging Solutions to Multiple Hard Rock Hotel Properties Globally
    Co-Development Agreement with AED to Provide Turnkey Alternative Energy Systems for Multiple Hard Rock Hotel Properties HENDERSON, NV / ACCESSWIRE / August 9, 2022 / Solar Integrated Roofing Corp. (OTC PINK:SIRC), an integrated, single-source solar power, roofing systems installation and
    Accesswire
     
    Cypress Creek Renewables buys project from Carson Power
    August 09 -- Cypress Creek Renewables has acquired a 100MW transmission project located near Rochester, NY, from Carson Power to add to its New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) development portfolio. The project is in the early stages of development
    Greentechlead.com
     
    US Community Solar Sector To Grow 7 GWdc By 2027
    August 09 -- The US community solar market will continue to grow over the next five years, with at least 7 gigawatts direct current (GWdc) of community solar expected to come online in existing markets between 2022-2027, Woodmac said. New
    Indian Oil And Gas News
     
    First Hydrogen's Green Hydrogen Plans for North America
    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - August 9, 2022) - First Hydrogen Corp. (TSXV: FHYD) (OTC Pink: FHYDF) (FSE: FIT) ("FIRST HYDROGEN" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the expansion of its Green Hydrogen production plans to the North American
    Newsfile Corp.
     
    Learning from failures: How Biden scored win on climate plan
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the last year, President Joe Biden watched pieces of his domestic agenda get thrown overboard in an effort to keep it afloat. Free community college, child care funding, expanded preschool — all left behind. But there
    By CHRIS MEGERIAN, Associated Press
     
     
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    Generation


    MPE Partners and MSHS Announce the Acquisition of Pacific Power Group
    CLEVELAND and BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MPE Partners ("MPE" or "Morgenthaler Private Equity"), along with portfolio company Motor-Services Hugo Stamp, Inc. ("MSHS") announced the acquisition of Pacific Power Group, LLC ("PPG" or the "Company"). PPG is an industry
    PR Newswire
     
     
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    Billing


    GRU bills higher than Duke, FPL, study shows
    With the summer months comes hot temperatures. But worse, higher electric bills. In Gainesville, customers may feel those costs more than others. The Florida Municipal Electric Association ranks Gainesville Regional Utilities second for the highest electric bills among all utilities
    Andrew Caplan
     
     
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    Renewables & Alternative Energy


    Expansion of electric vehicle grid hits roadblocks in rural WA
    A new statewide plan would use federal dollars to build chargers every 50 miles, upgrading rural utilities and combating ‘range anxiety.’ By Lizz Giordano / Crosscut.com / August 8, 2022 Just off Interstate 90 as it climbs the eastern side
    Investigate West
     
     
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    International


    Poorer families reduce their regular consumption due to higher electricity prices
    That in times of crisis the most affected are always the poorest households is a fact. Today the Bank of Spain has certified this statement in a report based on statistical data showing that "in the face of an increase
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Spending more than R$ 200 on electricity? This 'energy tech' promises savings of up to 20% on your bill
    After conquering more than 2 billion reais in annual sales in the free energy market, where most of the large companies in the country are located, the Pernambuco-based Elétron Energy has its eye on the individual consumer in search of
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Transaction Combining Mainstream and Aker Offshore Wind Has Closed
    The transaction to combine Mainstream Renewable Power ("Mainstream") and Aker Offshore Wind to create a stronger renewable energy company with a 27 GW portfolio has closed. As previously communicated on 12 July 2022, Aker Horizons entered into an agreement with
    Cision
     
    Colombia announces tender for offshore wind leases
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - Colombia’s ministry of mining and energy has launched the country’s first offshore wind leasing round, and expects to award permits for the use of sea areas in the second half of 2023. The news was
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Gridserve receives GBP200m investment from Infracapital
    United Kingdom-based sustainable energy company Gridserve has received an initial GBP200m investment from Infracapital, British investment manager M&G's infrastructure equity investment unit. The investment is claimed to expedite the company's plans to further its 'Sun-to-Wheel' model that includes generating energy
    Auto Business News
     
    Jericho Energy Ventures and LINE Hydrogen Partner to Bring Clean H2 Steam to Australia
    NEWTOWN, PA, and BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA / ACCESSWIRE / August 9, 2022 /North America based Jericho Energy Ventures Inc. (TSXV:?JEV) (OTC PINK:JROOF) (Frankfurt: JLM) (JEV) and Australia's LINE Hydrogen (Australia) Pty Ltd (LINE Hydrogen) have executed a Memorandum of Understanding (Agreement)
    Accesswire
     
    ScottishPower mulls green H2 hub at Britain’s busiest container port
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - ScottishPower, part of Spain’s Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE), said today that together with Hutchison Ports it is studying the potential for a multi-hundred-megawatt green hydrogen hub at the Port of Felixstowe, Britain’s busiest container port. The
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Power generation capacity of Iran’s TPPs increases
    BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 9. The electricity generation of Iran's thermal power plants has increased to about 72,000 megawatt-hours, Deputy Director of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH), Mohammad Ramazani said, Trend reports citing Iranian Energy Ministry. According to Ramazani,
    Trend News Agency
     
    Diversified energy sector need of the hour'
    Bangladesh, Aug. 9 -- Prime Minister's energy advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has urged officials to work towards building a diversified energy sector. "Creative solutions have to be taken up for resolving the problems in the power and energy sector," he
    United News of Bangladesh
     
    Sri Lanka raises electricity prices by 75 pct
    COLOMBO, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's electricity sector regulator on Tuesday granted approval to a proposal to increase electricity prices by 75 percent. Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) Janaka Ratnayake said the price revision
    Xinhua News Agency
     
    France looking to boost renewable generation with emergency measures
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - The French government is set to take emergency measures to spur renewable power production ahead of the winter season, envisioning changes in power sale regulations and the pricing of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) support
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Wind power again down in Europe, Gazprom transit request via Ukraine 42.1 mcm
    MOSCOW. Aug 9 (Interfax) - Ukraine's Gas Transport System Operator (GTSOU) has accepted a request from Gazprom (MOEX: GAZP) for Tuesday to transport 42.1 million cubic meters of gas through the country, up from 41.8 mcm on Monday, data from
    Interfax Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
     
    Xian CRRC Yongdian Jieli Wind Energy Applies for Patent on Assembly Equipment and Method for Bearing Unit of Permanent Magnet Type Semi-Direct-Drive Wind Turbine Generator
    Beijing, Aug. 9 -- Xian CRRC Yongdian Jieli Wind Energy has applied for Chinese patent for assembly equipment and method for bearing unit of permanent magnet type semi-direct-drive wind turbine generator. Wang Qingqing, Hou Nan, You Baipeng, Li Xiaoli, Gao
    Electrical Patent News
     
    PD&MS wins O&M contract for Vattenfall offshore wind farms
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - Aberdeen-based energy services firm PD&MS Group will support Swedish power company Vattenfall’s European offshore wind portfolio under a three-year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with options for a two-year extension. The Scottish engineering, procurement, construction
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Spain’s Capital Energy to build 108 MW of wind projects at home
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - Spanish renewable power retailer and project developer Capital Energy is planning to construct 108 MW of wind farm projects in the region of Castile and Leon, northwestern Spain. Capital Energy said on Monday the construction
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Changing the world's energy course
    Representatives of some 200 nations will meet in November in Egypt, convened by the United Nations, to decide on actions to reduce the polluting emissions that are affecting life on Earth. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, human activities
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Solar, wind power firms to benefit from US anti-inflation act
    By Kim Hyun-binThe U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, which will likely take effect next year, is expected to benefit local companies in the solar and wind power sector, according to industry officials, Tuesday.The act, which is primarily designed to fight inflation,
    Korea Times
     
    Envoy: Ukrainian nuclear site accident would be worse than Fukushima
    Vienna — An accident at the Ukrainian nuclear plant in Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhya would be far worse than the Chernobyl or Fukushima disasters, according to a diplomat from Kiev. "What will happen in a radius of 40 or 50 kilometers of
    dpa
     
    Germany : Nuclear power plant Isar 2
    Economics Minister Hubert Aiwanger and Environment Minister Thorsten Faithr visited the Isar 2 nuclear power plant near Landshut today together with Prime Minister Markus Sder and the CDU Federal Chairman Friedrich Merz. Both ministers are in favor of a limited
    TendersInfo - News
     
    NHPC gets nod to develop 12,00 mw energy in Nepal
    Kathmandu, Aug 9 (IANS) In a major development, the Sher Bahadur Deuba government has allowed India's NHPC to study and develop two hydroelectric projects that will have the combined potential of generating 1,200 megawatts of energy. A meeting of the
    Indo-Asian News Service
     
    Key risk for Zaporozhye NPP is reactor cooling malfunction - experts
    MOSCOW, August 9. /TASS/. The main risks for the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant are disturbances in the reactor cooling mode, which are fraught with serious consequences, Academician Leonid Bolshov, the founder and scientific director of the Russian Academy of Sciences?
    ITAR-TASS
     
    Russia ready to assist IAEA in organization of access to Zaporozhye NPP - Foreign Ministry
    MOSCOW, August 9. /TASS/. Russia is ready to render assistance to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in order to grant its mission an access to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant (NPP), the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement
    ITAR-TASS
     
    Rs100bn cost overrun likely to hit Dasu hydropower project
    In a shocking development, the country's most important project - Dasu hydropower project's stage -1 with the capacity to generate 2160 MW hydel electricity - has got delayed by three years, and the cost overrun cost is feared to have
    The News International
     
    ENKA Power Plant Projects
    Since 1970s, ENKA is among the world leaders in the power sector as an EPC contractor with more than 20 GW total capacity designed and built. Simple and combined-cycle power plant projects undertaken by ENKA, a total project value of
    ENP Newswire
     
    18% of Mexico's clean energy comes from Laguna Verde, says CFE
    Julio Gutiérrez Periódico La Jornada Tuesday, August 9, 2022, p. 17The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) announced that 18 percent of the clean energy generated in the country is produced at the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant . According to Héctor
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Zaporozhye NPP maintains normal operation, its protection enhanced - authorities
    MOSCOW, August 9. /TASS/. The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, which the Ukrainian forces have repeatedly tried to attack in recent days, maintains normal operation, and its protection has been enhanced, the chief of the Zaporozhye Region?s military-civilian administration, Yevgeny Baliltsky,
    ITAR-TASS
     
    Sri Lanka electricity tariff revision 2022
    Sri Lanka, Aug. 9 -- * CEB's proposal to increase electricity tariffs by 229 percent is rejected - capping off tariff hikes at 75 percent * Subsidies up to 120 units in domestic sector * 50 percent of the price
    Lanka Business Report
     
    Finland: Maintenance, repairs at TVO's Olkiluoto 3 unit completed
    Finnish nuclear power company Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) has completed maintenance and repairs on the turbine of the third unit of its Olkiluoto nuclear plant. The unit's trial operation will continue at 60% capacity, which corresponds to approximately 850 MW of
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    Denmark: Cowi to come up with new procurement model for offshore wind
    Danish engineering consultancy Cowi has been tasked to come up with a new procurement model that will help to speed up the installation of offshore wind turbines. This will be required to realise Denmark's plans to quintuple its offshore wind
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    Tunisia: Siemens Advanta associated with smart grid transformation
    The government of Tunisia has hired a consortium of external partners to support a major renewable energy transformation. Siemens is one of the program’s main partners, with subsidiary Siemens Advanta in the lead for the transformation consulting side of the
    African Manager
     
    Director General Grossi Alarmed by Shelling at Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants, Says IAEA Mission Vital for Nuclear Safety and Security
    VIENNA, Austria, Aug. 8 (TNStalk) -- The International Atomic Energy Agency issued the following statement on Aug. 6, 2022: * * * The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, issued the following statement today
    Targeted News Service
     
    Power Grid Corporation appoints Pramod Kumar as CFO
    New Delhi India, August 9 (ANI): Power Grid Corporation of India Limited on Tuesday said it has appointed Pramod Kumar as chief financial officer (CFO) of the company. Before his appointment to the new position, Kumar served as Executive Director
    ANI
     
    How FG Injected N247 Billion Subsidy to Salvage Low Electricity Generation
    N1trn power consumed in 16 months Poor payment trajectory can be reversed - Experts The federal government in 2021 coughed out N247 billion to the power sector as an intervention fund to mitigate the endless liquidity crisis affecting the industry
    AllAfrica
     
    Japan EV Profile: Power Supply Risk Clouds EV Outlook
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Delta Installs its New EV Charging Infrastructure Solution in its EMEA Headquarters Green Building
    HOOFDDORP, Netherlands, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, has implemented its Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure Solution at its EMEA headquarters (HQs) green building in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands. The solution, which
    PR Newswire
     
    UN chief condemns attack on Ukraine’s nuclear power station
    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the recent attack on a nuclear power station in southern Ukraine, noting that any attack on nuclear plants is suicidal. Both Moscow and Kyiv have denied responsibility for the strike on the Zaporizhzhia plant
    Ajiri Daniels
     
    Power plant repairs cost Iran $135 mln in June quarter: Report
    Iran spent more than $135 million on critical repair work needed in power plants in the country in the three months to late June amid efforts to boost grid reliability and to prevent power cuts in household and manufacturing sectors
    Press TV
     
    Dewa invests in AI & machine learning to boost efficiency
    Image courtesy: WAM Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said that R&D Centre employs Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) to promote Dewa's efforts to enrich the experience of customers, employees, and stakeholders. This also aims
    TradeArabia
     
    France waives green rules to keep nuclear plants running
    FRANCE temporarily lifted environmental rules yesterday to ensure five of its nuclear power plants can stay running as the country grapples with a deepening energy crisis. The country's nuclear regulator has approved a request to keep the power stations in
    NICHOLAS EARL
     
    Vietnam spends $5 billion on coal imports
    In the first seven months of this year, Vietnam spent over $5 billion to import coal for thermal power plants, up 123 per cent on-year. According to a forecast from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), thermal power plants
    Vietnam Investment Review (VIR)
     
    1st power plant built by industrial sector goes operational
    TEHRAN - The first power plant unit constructed by the Iranian industrial sector has gone operational in Semnan Province, an official with Iran's Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Management Company, known as Tavanir, announced. Earlier this year, the Iranian Energy
    Tehran Times
     
    EDF Gets waiver to keep nuclear plants online in hot weather
    The French nuclear regulator granted a temporary waiver for five nuclear plants to discharge hot water into rivers that may breach environmental standards as the nation struggles with an energy crisis. ASN approved a request to keep the Bugey, Saint
    The Peninsula Newspaper
     
    Pouring concrete to the 2nd reactor in El-Dabaa nuclear plant set to be in November: official
    -- -- -- -- CAIRO - 8 August 2022: Head of the Egyptian Nuclear Power Plants Authority, Amjad Al-Wakeel, revealed that according to the agreed timetable for the Dabaa nuclear plant project, concrete will be poured for the second reactor
    Egypt Today staff
     
    Beacon Power Services Raises USD2.7 Million in Seed Financing
    Deal In Brief Beacon Power Services, a provider of energy management software and analytics for utilities and mini grid operators across Africa, has raised USD2.7 million in seed financing. The financing was led by Seedstars Africa Ventures with participation from
    Marketline - Deals
     
    Zelensky raises spectre of nuclear disaster after plant strikes
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday raised the spectre of nuclear disaster after strikes on Europe's largest nuclear power plant last week and called for more sanctions on Russia. The Zaporizhzhia power plant in southeast Ukraine was occupied by Russia
    AFP World News
     
    HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES INC - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Resultsof Operations
    The following discussion updates "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" included in HEI's and Hawaiian Electric's 2021 Form 10-K and should be read in conjunction with such discussion and the 2021 annual consolidated financial statements
    Edgar Glimpses
     
    Solar-powered building eyed to inspire shift to clean energy
    The installation of a 50-kilowatt (kW) on-grid solar energy system at the office of a church-based credit cooperative here could be the first step to the switch to renewable energy for cost savings and a cleaner community in the province
    Thai News Service
     
    KSEB targets solar power in 25,000 homes this Onam
    The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is planning to cover 25,000 homes under its rooftop solar power scheme by Onam this year. Solar panels will be installed in homes as part of the ongoing grid-tied rooftop solar power schemes managed
    Hindu
     
    Energizing Africa
    The economy of Southern Africa is rapidly developing, driving a growing demand for electricity. Efficiently meeting this demand will require balancing social, economic, geographic, technological and environmental considerations. Researchers at UC Santa Barbara led an international team that analyzed the
    Eurasia Review
     
    United Utilities, Levidian win BEIS funding for biogas-to-hydrogen pilot
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - A consortium including British climate tech business Levidian Nanosystems and water company United Utilities Group Plc (LON:UU) has won GBP 212,000 (USD 257,000/EUR 252,000) in state funding for a pilot biogas-to-hydrogen project. The UK government’s
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    EGP Vietnam - a new company is born
    We say welcome in the local language to our new EGP country: Vietnam. Business operations in this southeast Asian nation only began a few months ago, but we have already achieved some great results. In this interview, our Head of
    ENP Newswire
     
    Sweden: Hitachi Energy to hire about 1,000 employees in 2022
    Switzerland-based power grid developer Hitachi Energy, formerly known as Hitachi ABB Power Grids, plans to hire about 1,000 new employees in Sweden in 2022. Niklas Persson, EVP and MD of grid integration at Hitachi Energy, said that the company will
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    Ukraine Fears And Blame Over Fighting At Europe`S Largest Nuclear Power Plant
    The nuclear watchdog, IAEA, warning of a very real risk of a nuclear disaster at Europe`s largest nuclear power facility, seized by Russia in March, but kept running by Ukrainian staff since. The Ukrainian President accused Russia of using the
    Mark Strassmann, Charlie D`Agata
     
    PUCSL approves increase in electricity tariffs by 75%
    Sri Lanka, Aug. 9 -- The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has granted its approval to increase electricity tariffs by 75%. According to the chairperson of the electricity sector regulator Janaka Ratnayake, the tariff revision is effective from
    Ada Derana
     
    Iberdrola teams up with Minsait to detect fires in the vicinity of power lines
    Iberdrola, through i-DE's Global Smart Grids Innovation Hub (GSGIH), and Minsait are joining forces to fight fires. The fight against deforestation and the conservation of natural areas is one of the objectives of Iberdrola, which is seeking solutions that enable
    Contify Energy News
     
    Enel Green Power starts business in Vietnam
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - Italian renewables company Enel Green Power has close to 5,700 MW of projects in the overall pipeline in Vietnam that are promoted by its new business EGP Vietnam (EGPVN) EGP Vietnam officially launched in December
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Tohoku Electric, SB Energy To Codevelop 37.8MW Wind Project In Japan
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    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Ukraine's Zaporiyia nuclear power plant holds 1,200 tons of nuclear fuel threatened by Russians, Kiev says
    Lviv (Ukraine), 9 Aug. The Zaporiyia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), in southern Ukraine and currently controlled by Russian troops, contains some 1,200 tons of radioactive fuel, the handling of which could cause a disaster affecting Ukrainians and neighboring Russia. The
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    China's new energy sector moves into high gear amid pursuit for carbon goals
    BEIJING -- As construction of large-scale wind and photovoltaic power bases accelerates, China's new energy sector is expected to have greater growth potential this year amid efforts to achieve "dual carbon" goals. In Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur
    China Daily: Hong Kong Edition
     
    Sweden's Magnora sets foot in UK solar, battery storage markets
    August 9 (Renewables Now) - Norway’s Magnora ASA (OSL:MGN) said on Monday it has entered the UK market with plans to develop 60 MW solar and 40 MWh of battery energy storage projects, together with a local partner. The Oslo-based
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Colorado Party received report on green hydrogen
    The National Executive Committee of the Colorado Party (CEN) met yesterday afternoon under virtual format, to discuss some issues, highlighting among them an official report on Green Hydrogen and convened the National Convention for Saturday, August 27. The Minister Omar
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
     
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