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    Power News - August 16


    There are 92 news articles for this date.

    T&D Automation


    ERCOT names Pablo Vegas new chief executive
    An energy executive from Ohio will now lead Texas’ main grid operator, the ERCOT board of directors announced Tuesday morning. Pablo Vegas was named ERCOT’s new CEO, and will be replacing Brad Jones, who has led the organization as its
    Hojun Choi, The Dallas Morning News
     
    Think Power Solutions is Named to the 2022 Inc. 5000
    Plano, TX, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Think Power Solutions, a leading infrastructure management solutions provider, today announced that it has been placed No. 3733 on the annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing
    GlobeNewswire
     
     
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    Utility Business / General


    USA: Congresswoman Ross Secures Historic Support for North Carolina’s Clean Energy Economy and Affordable Health Care
    Source: United States House of Representatives – Congresswoman Deborah Ross (NC-02) Inflation Reduction Act includes Ross provision to overturn 10-year offshore wind moratorium in the Southeast; bill will help 625,000 North Carolinians save on monthly health insurance premiums Washington, D.C.
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    INE Innergex signs 30-year power purchase deal in Wyoming
    Innergex Renewable Energy Inc (TSX:INE) Shares Issued 204,116,917 Last Close 8/15/2022 $19.44 Tuesday August 16 2022 - News Release Mr. Jean Trudel reports INNERGEX SIGNS A LONG-TERM POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR THE BOSWELL SPRINGS WIND PROJECT LOCATED IN THE STATE
    Canada StockWatch
     
    Apex Clean Energy Secures Financing for Iowa Wind Facility
    Apex Clean Energy has closed financing for the 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind project, following the execution of a tax equity commitment from Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), the company said. Great Pathfinder Wind, located in Boone and Hamilton Counties,
    SocialBizWire
     
    FPL makes history launching first-ever fixed-wing drone for commercial use
    JUNO BEACH - Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) launched the first-ever commercial uncrewed fixed-wing drone, of this scale, used outside of a Federal Aviation Association (FAA) test site for research and development. FPLAir One, as it's called, is capable
    ENP Newswire
     
    BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD: REINVENTING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES
    The following information was released by Sandia National Laboratories: Brandon Ennis, Sandia National Laboratories' offshore wind technical lead, had a radically new idea for offshore wind turbines: instead of a tall, unwieldy tower with blades at the top, he imagined
    States News Service
     
    California reveals offshore wind planning goals
    August 16 -- The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved a set of offshore wind planning goals, as directed by the state’s AB 525 law, aimed at developing up to 5 GW of floating offshore wind power by 2030 and
    Greentechlead.com
     
    Electrifying the future: Duke Energy to explore how Ford F-150 Lightning all-electric trucks can serve as a grid resource in Florida
    Powerful Ford F-150® Lightning™ all-electric truck batteries have vehicle-to-grid two-way charging capabilities. Growing number of electric vehicle batteries could provide extensive value to customers and grid. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is looking
    PR Newswire
     
    Pivot Energy acquires community solar developer SGC Power
    August 16 (Renewables Now) - US distributed energy projects developer Pivot Energy has taken over Maryland-based community solar specialist SGC Power to pursue substantial growth over the years to come. SGC Power identifies, develops and designs solar projects that produce
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Colorado PUC approves first phase of Xcel clean energy plan including coal retirements, renewable push
    The first part of Xcel Energy-Colorado’s clean energy plan was approved by regulators at the state’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) last week, setting the stage for the closure of Colorado’s last coal-fired power plant and renewable-sourced electricity for 80 percent
    Daily Energy Insider
     
    New York Gov. Hochul approves major upstate transmission line
    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday that the New York State Public Service Commission had approved rebuilding a 100-mile transmission line in the North County of the state. The project, known as Smart Path Connect, would upgrade the transmission
    Daily Energy Insider
     
    Illuminating possibility: Duke Energy and Ford Motor Company plan to use F-150 Lightning electric trucks to help power the grid
    Powerful F-150® Lightning™ batteries would serve as backup storage cells for electrical grid. Program would reduce lease payments for Duke Energy Carolinas participants. Utility seeks approval for demand response pilot program in North Carolina. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/
    PR Newswire
     
    New York Power Authority: Governor Hochul Announces Approval of Major Upstate Transmission Line
    Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that the New York State Public Service Commission approved rebuilding a critically important 100-mile transmission line in the North Country that is needed to meet the requirements of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
    Contify Energy News
     
    Raven SR to use INNIO’s engines to power green hydrogen facility
    August 16 -- INNIO announced Raven SR will use INNIO’s Jenbacher engines to power and heat Raven SR’s hydrogen production facility at a sanitary landfill in Richmond, California. INNIO said landfill gas (LFG) will be the primary fuel to provide
    Greentechlead.com
     
    County pursuing overdue tax bill on closed power plant
    Aug. 16—Somerset Operating Co. LLC owes Niagara County more than $800,000 in property tax. The county is now looking to foreclose on the 1,200-acre portion of SOC's Lake Road, Barker, property that holds the shuttered Kintigh power plant. Niagara County
    Jacob Fries, Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, N.Y.
     
    N.H. PUC Issues Order Involving Unitil Energy Systems
    CONCORD, New Hampshire, Aug. 16 (TNSsro) -- The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission issued the following electric order (No. 26,666) on Aug. 15, 2022, involving Unitil Energy Systems Inc.: * * * 2020 Least Cost Integrated Resource Plan Order Approving
    Targeted News Service
     
    Minidoka commissioners go on record opposing the Lava Ridge Wind Project
    Aug. 16—RUPERT — Citing concerns that a large-scale wind energy project proposed for public lands would have a negative impact on their rural county, the Minidoka County Commission passed a resolution on Monday in opposition to the proposed Lava Ridge
    Lorien Nettleton, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho
     
    Clearfield: The Smart Grid Gets Smarter
    Over a decade ago, fiber broadband was applied to better monitor and control electrical power distribution. The resulting “Smart Grid” proved to be a big boon to electric utilities, improving uptime, decreasing outages, and adding resilience to their infrastructure. The
    Contify Telecom News
     
    The Smart Grid Gets Smarter
    Over a decade ago, fiber broadband was applied to better monitor and control electrical power distribution. The resulting "Smart Grid" proved to be a big boon to electric utilities, improving uptime, decreasing outages, and adding resilience to their infrastructure. Storms
    M2 PressWIRE
     
    Green Canadian hydrogen not an immediate solution to Germany's energy worries
    OTTAWA — Some energy experts warn a deal to sell Canadian hydrogen to Germany will serve as only a small, far-off and expensive part of the solution to Europe’s energy crisis. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
    Laura Osman, The Canadian Press
     
    Strive’s Flagship U.S. Energy Fund DRLL Exceeds $100 Million Within First Week of Launch
    Strive delivers a new shareholder mandate to U.S. energy companies to focus on excellence over politics COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Strive Asset Management announced that its first exchange-traded fund (ETF) exceeded $100 million in assets under management (AUM) and over $160
    Business Wire
     
    SwRI, UT-Austin support five collaborative energy research projects
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 16 (TNSres) -- Southwest Research Institute issued the following news release: Southwest Research Institute and The University of Texas at Austin have selected five research projects to be funded by the Energize Program, a new opportunity
    Targeted News Service
     
    Celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act. Then Double Down on Demonizing Fossil Fuels.
    The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) contains multitudes. It is, all at the same time, a political miracle, as the first significant climate policy Congress has ever passed; a massive boon for clean energy that will supercharge renewable development and make
    The New Republic
     
    Maine weatherization contractors race to hire and expand as demand booms
    Every morning, the Energy News Network compiles the top stories about the clean energy transition and delivers them to your inbox for free. Sign up today! Maine weatherization contractors are scrambling to hire and expand as state incentives and soaring
    Energy News Network
     
     
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    Generation


    ME2C® Environmental Acquires New Licensee of its Patented Technology with Significant Midwest Utility
    ME2C to Receive Annual Licensing Payment with Potential for Ongoing Product Supply CORSICANA, TX, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C Environmental" or the “Company”), a leading environmental technologies firm, announced the signing of
    GlobeNewswire
     
    PURDUE AND DUKE ENERGY INTRODUCE A NUCLEAR LECTURE SERIES
    The following information was released by the American Nuclear Society (ANS): The new Understanding Tomorrow's Nuclear Energy lecture series, sponsored by Purdue University and Duke Energy, premieres on August 30. The first scheduled speaker, Arden L. Bement Jr., professor emeritus
    States News Service
     
    TVA Names Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Site Vice President
    DECATUR, Alabama, Aug. 16 (TNSper) -- The Tennessee Valley Authority issued the following news release: The Tennessee Valley Authority has named Manu Sivaraman as the new site vice president for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant near Athens, Alabama, effective August
    Targeted News Service
     
    DeWine left specifics of nuclear bailout to lawmakers
    Gov. Mike DeWine says he left the language in Ohio's customer-funded nuclear bailout to lawmakers – even as text messages show Lt. Gov. Jon Husted lobbied for more subsidies. DeWine said he can't remember advocating for a specific length of
    Jessie Balmert
     
    Officials say 8-year plan to dismantle the nuclear plant at San Onofre is on track
    For the record: 4:34 p.m. Aug. 15, 2022: This story has been corrected to show that 66.7 million pounds of material has been shipped out this year alone. The scheduled eight-year project to dismantle the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
    Rob Nikolewski, The San Diego Union-Tribune
     
     
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    Energy Storage


    SUSI Partners buys 100-MW battery storage portfolio in South Texas
    August 16 (Renewables Now) - Swiss fund manager SUSI Partners, through flagship energy transition fund SETF, is acquiring a 100-MW portfolio of ready-to-build battery energy storage projects in South Texas from developer SMT Energy. SUSI Partners said in a statement
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Invinity, US Vanadium plan JV to make vanadium flow batteries in US
    August 16 (Renewables Now) - Invinity Energy Systems Plc (LON:IES) on Tuesday said it has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with US Vanadium LLC to form a US-based joint venture (JV) to produce and sell vanadium flow batteries
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    Energy Vault to add 110 MW/220 MWh of batteries for Jupiter Power
    August 16 (Renewables Now) - Energy Vault Holdings Inc (NYSE:NRGV), a developer of gravity-based energy storage technology, has secured contracts to install 110 MW/220 MWh of battery storage systems in Texas and California on behalf of Jupiter Power. Energy storage
    SeeNews Renewables
     
     
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    Renewables & Alternative Energy


    Co-op test drives EV discountSmall Virginia cooperative breaks new ground for electric vehicle owners
    RICHMOND - The tiny Northern Neck Electric Cooperative is pioneering a program to give electric vehicle owners a break when charging up their wheels - as long as they do so when other members' power demand is relatively low. It
    DAVE RESSRichmond Times-Dispatch
     
    National Energy Technology Laboratory Hydrogen Research - An Introduction
    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Aug. 16 (TNSres) -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory issued the following news: NETL, through its research on hydrogen production, transportation, storage and use, is playing a critical role in U.S. Department of Energy
    Targeted News Service
     
     
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    Environmental


    IEEE Launches Certification Program for Nuclear Equipment Qualification to Help Improve Global Nuclear Safety
    The IEEE Standards-Based Program Benefits Global System Integrators, Plant Owners, Equipment Vendors, and More PISCATAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, and the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) announce the launch
    Business Wire
     
    Central Idaho’s Mackay Dam is an ‘accident waiting to happen,’ officials say
    This story was originally published on idahocapitalsun.com on Aug. 15, 2022. The over 100-year-old Mackay Dam in Idaho’s Custer County needs repairs and poses a risk to the town of Mackay just downstream and the Idaho National Laboratory about 30
    Anteia McCollum, The Idaho Statesman
     
    GridPoint Named to the 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America
    RESTON, Va. (PRWEB) August 16, 2022 GridPoint, a leader in building energy management and optimization technology that decarbonizes commercial buildings and drives grid modernization, today announced it has been named to Inc. Media's 2022 Inc. 5000 list of the nation's
    PR Web
     
     
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    International


    EU Energy Policy Reform To Shake Up The Continental Renewable Sector And Its Supply Chains
    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
     
    MAX LAINFIESTA: BUILDING A CAREER AND CUTTING-EDGE ENERGY PROJECT MODELS TO EXTEND RENEWABLE ENERGY ACCESS GLOBALLY
    The following information was released by Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI): By Laurie Stone Max Lainfiesta grew up in Guatemala alongside solar water heaters, wind turbines, and innovative renewable energy experiments. Not so novel today, but this was in the 1980s,
    States News Service
     
    Apex Clean Energy Gets Financing for 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind
    Apex Clean Energy has announced the financing of the 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind project, following the execution of a tax equity commitment from Bank of America, the company said. In May, Apex closed on construction financing with Santander Corporate
    EquityBites
     
    Univ Northeast Electric Power Submits Chinese Patent Application for Heat Pump Heating Device Based on Vortex Wind Collection Type Wind Power Generation
    Beijing, Aug. 16 -- Univ Northeast Electric Power has submitted a patent application for heat pump heating device based on vortex wind collection type wind power generation. This invention was developed by Yang Fan, Ding Xiaonan, Zhang Boyu, Guo Jiazhi,
    Energy Patent News
     
    Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group Submits Patent Application for Blade and Wind Wheel of Wind Driven Generator
    Beijing, Aug. 16 -- Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group has submitted a patent application for blade and wind wheel of wind driven generator. Gui Jiayin, Wang Guojun and Fang Mingming developed the invention. The patent application number is CN202110483417 20210430.
    Energy Patent News
     
    Six towers of high-voltage power lines blown up by Ukrainian saboteurs in Russia's Kursk region in Aug - FSB
    MOSCOW. Aug 16 (Interfax) - Ukrainian saboteurs blew up six towers of high-voltage power lines in August, causing disruptions in the technological process of the Kursk Nuclear Power Plant, the Federal Security Service (FSB)'s public relations center said on Tuesday.
    Interfax Russia & CIS General Newswire
     
    Angol: 10 vehicles burned during arson attack on wind farm construction site
    This Monday afternoon an arson attack took place in the commune of Angol, Araucanía region. The result? Six machines and four trucks destroyed. It all started at around 7.45 p.m., more precisely at the La Cabaña property, which belongs to
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    F2i buys Villar Mir's renewables portfolio with Crédit Agricole and takes over its trading company
    F2i and Crédit Agricole have signed an agreement to acquire Grupo Villar Mir's portfolio of 483 megawatts (MW) of wind power in Spain and, in addition, the Italian infrastructure fund will acquire the group's electricity trading company, Energya VM (EVM),
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Ørsted A/S - Ørsted agrees Hornsea 3 onshore cable works contract with VolkerFitzpatrick
    The contract -subject to Ørsted taking a Final Investment Decision on Hornsea 3 - will see VolkerFitzpatrick install 240 km of onshore cables that will connect the offshore wind farm from the landfall at Weybourne in Norfolk to the Norwich
    Swiss Equity Markets (Web Disclosure) via PUBT
     
    Schaeffler AG - New bearing solutions for higher power density, longer operating times, and lower carbon footprint
    2022-08-16 Schweinfurt/Hamburg Robust rotor and gear bearing solutions as an answer to increasing performance optimization. New opportunities for wind farm operators: cost-effective continued operation, thanks to a good 50 percent reduction in rotor bearing repair costs. Schaeffler reduces the carbon
    German Equity Markets (Web Disclosure) via PUBT
     
    Global: The next US energy boom could be wind power in the Gulf of Mexico
    Source: The Conversation – USA – By Michael E. Webber, Josey Centennial Professor of Energy Resources, University of Texas at Austin Coming soon to Texas and Louisiana? Turbines and a support platform at Gwynt y Mor off North Wales. Ben
    ForeignAffairs.co.nz
     
    Denmark 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
     
    Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Monday 15 August 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
     
    BASF: First power generated by Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm
    The Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm, which is currently under construction, has successfully generated its first electricity. The wind farm is located in the North Sea about 18-35 kilometers off the coast between The Hague and Zandvoort and is owned
    Contify Energy News
     
    Hindalco enters into commercial arrangement with Greenko Group to co-produce round-the-clock carbon-free energy for its Odisha smelter
    Hindalco Industries Limited, Aditya Birla Group’s metals flagship, and Greenko Energies Private Limited, India’s leading energy transition company, have entered into a commercial arrangement to set up a renewable energy (RE) project for supply of 100 MW round-the-clock carbon free
    Contify Energy News
     
    DLA Piper advises on first of its kind wind repowering project in Africa
    DLA Piper has advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Société Générale, Attijariwafa Bank, Banque Centrale Populaire and Bank of Africa on the development and financing of the repowering of the Koudia Al Baida wind farm in the
    Contify Energy News
     
    Norton Rose Fulbright advises IHC on its second largest acquisition in the renewable energy sector
    Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised International Holding Company (IHC) in connection with its c. AED 1.8 billion acquisition of a 50% stake in Kalyon Enerji, through its subsidiary International Energy Holding. Dubai-based corporate partner Zubair Mir, said:
    Contify Energy News
     
    Pampa Energia takes full control of 100-MW wind farm in Argentina
    August 16 (Renewables Now) - Argentina’s utility Pampa Energia SA (BCBA:PAMP) has taken full ownership of Greenwind SA, the entity behind the Mario Cebreiro Wind Farm (PEMC) with an installed capacity of 100 MW. Pampa Energia said in a press
    SeeNews Renewables
     
    EBRD lends 43 mln euro to Taaleri-ENCRO JV for two wind farms in Croatia
    ZAGREB (Croatia), August 16 (SeeNews) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Tuesday it is extending a 43 million euro ($43.6 million) loan to Croatian electricity producer Kunovac, jointly owned by Taaleri Energia’s SolarWind II Funds
    SeeNews Power Market Review
     
    Techno Electric & Engineering Company secures order of Rs 679 crore for transmission
    India, Aug. 16 -- Techno Electric & Engineering Company (TEECL) has recently secured prestigious new orders for transmission totalling to Rs 679 crore. The order of Rs 233 crore received from Khavda Bhuj Transmission (KBTL). The order of Rs 301
    Accord Fintech
     
    South Korea offers economic aid in exchange for North Korea giving up nuclear program
    South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol offered to significantly rebuild North Korea's economy if Pyongyang takes steps toward substantial denuclearization. Yoon made the remarks in a speech for National Liberation Day, which today commemorates the 77th anniversary of Korea's independence from
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Colbun Submits EIS For 422MW Solar PV-Plus-Storage Project In Chile
    THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources.
    Fitch Solutions Sector Intelligence
     
    Business community to provide help, skills to both Eskom and NPA
    The business community will step in to help Eskom safeguard its infrastructure, as well as provide the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) with the skills it needs to successfully prosecute those involved in state capture. This comes after business leaders met
    Siphelele Dludla
     
    Patience can help overcome crisis in energy sector: Nasrul
    Bangladesh, Aug. 16 -- State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has reiterated his call to people to be patient to overcome the current crisis in the power and energy sector. "If we keep adequate patience, we
    United News of Bangladesh
     
    NTPC to spend ?16,500 cr on renovation & modernisation
    August 11 -- State-run NTPC has approved investments of Rs 16,547.71 crore in FY22 for Renovation and Modernisation (R&M) initiatives at its 20 coal and gas fired stations, including for flexible operations necessitated due to large scale integration of renewables.
    National Duniya
     
    UK Government announces shortlisted hydrogen, CCUS and ICC projects
    August 16 -- Following the selection of Hynet and East Coast Cluster as Track 1 CCUS clusters in November 2021, the UK Government has selected the power CCUS, industrial carbon capture (ICC), waste and CCUS-enabled hydrogen projects to proceed to
    Indian Oil And Gas News
     
    HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc invests in hydrogen pipeline company Strohm
    August 16 -- HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc, the first LSE-listed investment fund dedicated to clean hydrogen, is pleased to announce that it has signed definitive agreements for an investment of £8.4 million (€10 million) in Strohm Holding B.V. HydrogenOne is
    Indian Oil And Gas News
     
    Housing trust appoints advisor to help people become more energy efficient
    Advertisements Trafford residents are being offered personalised plans to help them reduce their energy bills as part of a new service launched by Trafford Housing Trust (THT). As the cost of living continues to increase, THT has appointed a new
    News4Trafford
     
    IAEA Nuclear Security Training and Demonstration Centre Nears Completion
    One year after a ceremony to break ground for an international nuclear security training centre at the IAEA's facility in Seibersdorf, near Vienna, a near-complete building is now visible. Belgium, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and
    ENP Newswire
     
    Iberdrola starts up its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal, which will provide service to 11,000 households
    Iberdrola has started up the Algeruz II project, the first photovoltaic plant in Portugal, in line with the company's investment strategy in facilities of this type in the Iberian Peninsula, as reported by the energy company in a statement. The
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Iberdrola started up a photovoltaic power plant in Setúbal
    Iberdrola has put into operation the Algeruz II photovoltaic power plant in the city of Setúbal, with the capacity to produce energy for more than 11,000 homes and "avoid the emission of 13,400 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere per
    CE Noticias Financieras
     
    Lithuanian minister says giving up nuclear energy 'big mistake'
    Text of report in English by privately-owned Baltic News Service on 16 August Vilnius, 16 August: Lithuania's decision to give up nuclear energy was a mistake, the country's Energy Minister Dainius Kreivys says. "As today's situation shows, it (giving up
    BBC International Reports (Europe)
     
    Technosylva Welcomes Strategic Growth Investment from TA
    Technosylva Inc. (“Technosylva” or “the Company”), a leading provider of wildfire simulation modeling, risk analysis and operational response SaaS solutions, announced that TA, a leading global growth private equity firm, has signed a definitive agreement to make a strategic growth
    Contify Investment News
     
    Electricity prices on the exchange at a new record high
    The electricity prices on the exchange have risen to a new record high. On the spot market, a megawatt hour cost EUR 747.9 (USD 770.5) between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the Epex electricity exchange on
    APA EconomicNews Service
     
    SK invests $250 mln in U.S. reactor startup TerraPower
    SEOUL-- Two affiliates of South Korean [External Link] conglomerate SK Group said Monday they have invested US$250 million in U.S. nuclear reactor design firm TerraPower for joint business opportunities. Through the investment, SK Inc., the holding company of SK Group, and
    Korea News Gazette
     
    DLA Piper advises on the refinancing of Africa’s sole concentrated photovoltaic solar plant
    DLA Piper has advised CPV Power Plant No.1 (CPV1), the project company for the 44 MWp concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar plant in Touwsrivier in the Western Cape, in relation to the refinancing of the only listed project bond of its
    Contify Energy News
     
    Bilfinger supporting Gasunie with innovative green hydrogen storage project in the Netherlands
    Bilfinger is supporting Gasunie, an energy infrastructure company in the Netherlands and northern Germany, with the engineering of the HyStock project, an underground hydrogen storage facility near Zuidwending in the Netherlands. Bilfinger Tebodin Netherlands B.V. will deliver the Basic Engineering
    Contify Energy News
     
    Tanzania's power utility firm in joint venture with UAE's Masdar
    Tanzania's power utility firm Tanesco has entered into a joint venture with a United Arab Emirates company to generate a further 2,000MW of electricity using renewable sources by 2024.This will add to the expected 2,115MW from the ongoing Julius Nyerere
    East African
     
    Energy Comission Extends Financial Close Deadline For 50MW Solar Project In Kedah, Malaysia
    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
     
    Survey Work Completed For 800MW Clogherhead Offshore Wind Project In Ireland
    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
     
    Construction Underway For Solar-Powered Green Hydrogen Facility In China
    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
     
    Sweden: SolTech targets increased turnover by 400% over next two years
    Swedish solar energy company SolTech targets turnover growth by 400% in the next two years. The company has so far managed without raising major capital from traditional institutional investors and instead raised funds via preferential rights issues. Group CEO Stefan
    M-Brain Nordic News
     
    KZN Midlands hit by major power outage due to equipment failure, Eskom says
    Durban - Power utility Eskom says equipment failure in certain parts of Howick and Underberg has led to an electricity outage affecting the areas of Bulwer, Underberg, Himeville and Lamington in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. In the statement on Tuesday, Eskom
    Mercury Reporter
     
    NTDC completes augmentation work of transformer at new Multan Grid Station
    National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) successfully augmented a 160MVA, 220/132kV transformer to 250MVA rating at 500 kV grid station New Multan and energized it on Monday. The NTDC spokesman said the company had chalked out a comprehensive plan for
    Balochistan Times
     
    Accelerated development of new charging piles to solve new energy vehicles charging problems
    :As the world's largest market of new energy vehicles, China has witnessed an unprecedented growth rate in the sales and ownership of new energy vehicles. It is reported that the sales volume of new energy passenger vehicles in China reached
    Balochistan Times
     
    U.S. Urges Russia To Withdraw Forces From Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant
    Washington on Monday reiterated calls on Russia to immediately withdraw its military forces from the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant amid continuing fears over its fate. "We remain concerned about ongoing military operations at or near Ukraine"s peaceful nuclear facilities," State
    Turan Information Agency
     
    3-hour power cuts are back
    The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) yesterday announced the approval for three-hour power cuts till 19 August, contrary to its forecast of managing supply till January 2023. 'The daily power cut will be extended to three hours from
    Daily Financial Times
     
    Board of directors meeting of The Hub Power Company Limited
    The Hub Power Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on August 25, 2022 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Annual Accounts for the period
    Pakistan Company News
     
    PURC ANNOUNCES NEW TARIFFS ELECTRICITY GOES UP 27.15%, WATER 21.55%
    The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced increase in utilities tariffs effective September 1, 2022. The utilities regulatory body has increased tariffs by 27.15 percent for electricity and 21.55 percent increase for water. This new tariff was announced after
    Daily Guide Ghana
     
    Total Eren plans 2-GW solar farm with huge green H2 hub in Australia
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    Wind parks generate 6.04% of UK’s electricity on Aug 15
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    A global energy turnaround is needed
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