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    Power News - March 21

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    T&D Automation

    The following information was released by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA): NRECA Research, the research and development arm of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), today applied for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding from the U.S. Department of
    States News Service
    JCP&L Files Rate Review to Continue Service Reliability Enhancements and Support Customer Assistance Programs
    JCP&L has made more than $794 million in investments to modernize and strengthen its electric grid. The typical customer, using 780 kilowatt hours per month, would see a 7.5% percent overall rate increase – or $8.45 monthly. The proposal balances
    Contify Energy News

    Utility Business / General

    ACP Statement on Anti-Offshore Wind Disinformation
    American Clean Power Association (ACP) CEO Jason Grumet issued the following statement in response to disinformation regarding whale deaths on the East Coast. Much of this disinformation has been pushed by long-time opponents to offshore wind and irresponsible news outlets
    Gulf Oil & Gas
    Lots of Wind, Far Too Little Sun: South Dakota 18th for Green Power Production in 2022
    Governingpresents data from the Energy Information Administration showing how much wind and solar energy each state generated in 2022. South Dakota is one of thirteen states that cranked out more than 10,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity from wind power last year.
    Dakota Free Press
    Minimizing Electric Vehicles’ Impact On The Grid
    National and global plans to combat climate change include increasing the electrification of vehicles and the percentage of electricity generated from renewable sources. But some projections show that these trends might require costly new power plants to meet peak loads
    Eurasia Review
    Marion County Commissioners approve wind energy restrictions for Grand Prairie Twp.
    The Marion County Board of Commissioners has approved a resolution restricting the development of wind energy projects in Grand Prairie Township. The commissioners voted 3-0 during their meeting on Thursday to approve the measure which, according to the language contained
    Andrew Carter, Marion Star
    staten Island Proposals position borough as pivotal part of burgeoning off-shore wind industry
    Staten Island’s offshore wind manufacturing sites are featured in multiple proposals for the state’s third offshore wind solicitation, serving as potential next steps to position the borough as a pivotal piece in the burgeoning industry. The New York State Energy
    Joseph Ostapiuk -
    Breezy day demonstrates POWER of wind energy at rally
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Wind energy advocates got a lift for their cause from the breezy conditions for their rally Wednesday, as their materials and props were swept off seats and scattered on Lawyer's Mall. Jamie DeMarco, Maryland director of the
    Dorothy Hood
    EDF Renewables North America Wins Three Wind Projects Totaling 570 MW in Quebec
    EDF Renewables North America announced today that Hydro-Québec selected three of its wind projects representing 570 megawatts (MW) for wind energy supply contracts under two calls for tenders launched in December 2021. EDF Renewables won three of the seven wind
    Gulf Oil & Gas
    Offshore wind isn’t to blame for whale deaths. Developers plan to keep it that way
    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! The death of a 43-foot North Atlantic right whale that washed up on Virginia
    Energy News Network
    The following information was released by Florida State University: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Renewables Advancing Community Energy Resilience (RACER) is a $33 million funding program supporting projects that enable communities to use solar
    States News Service
    Lawmakers say Indiana bill to monitor early coal plants closures would ensure reliability
    Senate Bill 9, authored by Sens. Jean Leising, R-Oldenburg, and Susan Glick, R-LaGrange, would require utilities to provide the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) with at least six months notice if they plan to retire, sell or transfer a generating
    Indiana Capital Chronicle
    EDF Renewables North America Wins Three Wind Projects Totaling 570 MW in Quebec
    Haute-Chaudière, Forêt Domaniale, and Madawaska wind energy projects selected in Hydro-Québec's calls for tenders. The projects are scheduled for commissioning in December 2026. The selected projects will contribute to meeting EDF’s CAP 2030 strategy. Key Highlights: * EDF Renewables won
    Contify Energy News
    Minnesota agency retools to ‘meet the moment’ on climate, clean energy
    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! A state agency with a leading role in Minnesota’s clean energy transition is reorganizing
    Energy News Network
    Iberdrola breaks ground on two 524 MW solar plants in Texas and Ohio
    Iberdrola, through its U.S. subsidiary Avangrid, has begun construction of two of its largest photovoltaic plants in the country, located in Texas and Ohio. These are the True North and Ohio Powell Creek projects, with a combined capacity of 523.5
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Xinhua Silk Road: SEG Solar completes acquisition of 2GW PV module manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas
    HOUSTON, March 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- SEG Solar (SEG) announced that it has closed on the acquisition of a manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas, USA, capable of producing more than 2GW of photovoltaic (PV) modules annually. The plant consists of
    Associated Press
    Hamer: Texas Must Be The Leader In Green Hydrogen
    Thanks to our business-friendly climate, embrace of innovation, impeccable resources, and world-class workforce, Texas has been rewarded with a significant opportunity to lead the nation in producing green hydrogen, an increasingly popular option in America's diverse energy mix. State leaders
    Glenn Hamer
    Biden-Harris Administration Announces $750 Million to Advance Clean Hydrogen Technologies
    Funding from President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Advance Electrolysis Technology, Reduce the Cost of Clean Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, and Provide Long-term Support for Hydrogen Hubs The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), today announced the
    Thai News Service
    Fort Peck tribes plan ambitious hydrogen project in Montana
    The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes are in the early stages of a "blue" hydrogen fuel project, one they hope can be folded into a four-state partnership involving Montana. Should the development advance, Fort Peck Reservation would play host
    Going for net-zero by 2050 – wishful thinking or realistic goal?
    By The Topsoe team Special to The Digest Some would say the goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is a mega-scale challenge requiring mega-scale solutions. Not to mention a healthy dose of optimism. But this is where ultra-low carbon
    Biofuels Digest
    Empowering consumers through clean energy transitions
    World Consumer Rights Day Empowering Consumers Through Clean Energy Transitions was observed on 15 March to increase public awareness of consumer rights, consumer protection, and empowerment as well as to call attention to a serious issue that has an impact
    The following information was released by the American Clean Power Association (ACP): Today, American Clean Power Association (ACP) CEO Jason Grumet released a statement following the recent introduction of H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act, which is expected to
    States News Service
    Entergy Seeking To Boost Economic Development in Louisiana Through Renewable Power Expansion
    Company requests approval to add up to three gigawatts of solar energy BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana has the potential to see significant investment by new and emerging companies due to its unique access to infrastructure and skilled workforce. An
    M2 PressWIRE
    Acwa Power's Padmanathan steps down as CEO
    Acwa Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor, and operator of power generation, water desalination and green hydrogen plants worldwide, said its CEO Suntharesan Padmanathan has stepped down from his post after a 18-year long tenure. He has been replaced by


    Bills support state nuclear expansionBills support Virginia nuclear expansion
    RICHMOND-Much of the legislation aimed at expanding Virginia's nuclear power capabilities recently emerged from the General Assembly and support in Southwest Virginia remains high, Del. Israel O'Quinn said Friday. Last fall Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced an energy plan that included
    DAVID MCGEE Bristol Herald Courier
    400,000 gallons of radioactive water leaked from U.S. nuclear power plant
    WASHINGTON, March 18 (Xinhua) -- About 400,000 gallons of radioactive water has leaked from a nuclear power plant in Monticello, the midwestern U.S. state of Minnesota, regulators revealed recently. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) said this week that state
    Xinhua News Agency
    YPF to buy 40% of an Enel power plant
    The Board of Directors of YPF Energía Eléctrica (YPF Luz) met today to analyze the exercise of the purchase of the shares of Inversora Dock Sud, which belongs to Enel Américas, owner of the distributor Edesur. In this sense, it
    CE Noticias Financieras
    The price of electricity will rise 44.6% this Saturday, up to 101.61 euros/MWh.
    In the auction, the average price of electricity in the wholesale market - the so-called 'pool' - will be 101.61 euros/MWh this Saturday. The minimum price, 70 euros/MWh, will be between 15.00 and 16.00 hours, while the maximum price will
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Ukraine reaches strategic agreements on use of Ukrainian uranium in nuclear fuel production - minister
    The signing ceremony, which took place in London, was attended by Minister of Energy German Galushchenko of Ukraine (via conference), High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Ralph Goodale of Canada, and Ambassador to Great Britain Vadym Prystaiko. According to the
    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Commence Technical Review of NuScale Power’s Second Standard Design Approval Application
    PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 17, 2023-- Today, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that it will begin the technical review of NuScale Power Corporation’s (NYSE: SMR) second Standard Design Approval (SDA) application. NuScale, the industry-leading provider of innovative advanced nuclear
    Associated Press
    New EPA Good Neighbor Plan could close 13% of nation's coal-fired power capacity
    Mar. 19—MORGANTOWN — The U.S. EPA's Good Neighbor Plan released this week requires power plants in 22 states to further reduce emissions by 2027, and EPA projects the plan could lead to retirement of 13 % of current national coal-fired
    David Beard, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va.

    Energy Storage

    NANO Nuclear Energy Inc. Bolsters its Nuclear Technical and Engineering Team with the Addition of Three World Class Specialists in Safety, Computational Methods, and Criticality & Shielding
    NEW YORK, NY, March 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NANO Nuclear Energy Inc. (“NANO Nuclear”), a vertically integrated DeepTech company emerging from the shared micro-Small Modular Reactor (µSMR) and Advanced Nuclear Reactor (ANR) ambitions of a world class nuclear engineering

    Renewables & Alternative Energy

    Montauk Renewables Announces Full Year 2022 Results
    Montauk Renewables, Inc., a renewable energy company specializing in the management, recovery and conversion of biogas into renewable natural gas (“RNG”), today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2022. Full Year Highlights: Revenues of $205.6 million, increased
    Gulf Oil & Gas
    $60bln US EV charging opportunity unlikely to be a gamechanger for copper, analysts say
    Copper demand is set to grow from renewables and electric vehicles (EVs) as pillars of the energy transition but less so from EV chargers and grid upgrades despite the up to $60bln opportunity in US EV charging infrastructure, according to
    Proactive Investors


    400,000 gallons of radioactive water leaked from nuclear plant before US officials notified neighbours
    Residents living near a Minnesota nuclear power plant have questioned why public officials waited nearly four months to tell them about a massive leak of radioactive water from the facility. Some 400,000 gallons of water containing tritium, a radioactive isotope
    Louise Boyle
    Regulators: Nuclear plant leak didn't require public notice
    Minnesota regulators knew four months ago that radioactive waste had leaked from a nuclear power plant in Monticello — but they didn’t announce anything about the leak until this week. The delay in notifying the public about the November leak
    Associated Press
    New Mexico opts for veto power on spent nuclear fuel debate
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's governor on Friday signed legislation aimed at keeping spent nuclear fuel produced by commercial U.S. nuclear power plants from being shipped to the state, just hours after the measure cleared its final legislative hurdle.
    Associated Press


    German government confirmed "nuclear blackout" for April 15
    Berlin-This Sunday it was announced by the German government that it will maintain its goal of proceeding with the "nuclear shutdown" on April 15, when the last three plants will be disconnected. This will be done after havingapproved in 2022
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Africa: Presidency finalising Electricity Minister’s powers
    Source: South Africa News Agency President Cyril Ramaphosa is finalising the powers of the newly appointed Minister in the Presidency for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa. Addressing a media briefing on Sunday, Presidential Spokesperson Vincent Magwenya said that the newly appointed
    The bulk of the Brussels electricity reform is in force in Spain without having avoided the price crisis.
    The European Commission announced in September its proposal to reform the electricity market, after a year and a half of insistence by Spain. The objective was to reduce the dependence of gas prices on electricity in order to avoid a
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Tackling Ice on the Baltic Sea to Generate Additional Costs for Offshore Wind Farms
    The necessity to prevent the effects of frozen sea surface will drive up costs of building offshore wind turbines in the Baltic Sea, according to Lauri Ulm, head of wind developments at Enefit Green, renewable unit of the Estonian power
    Gulf Oil & Gas
    43 million tons of annual wind turbine blade waste
    Copyright InnovOrigins I read from Wyoming, USA. In 25 years from now, used windmill blades will generate 43 million tons of waste per year. Blades installed 20 years ago are now nearing the end of life, and blades installed now
    Innovation Origins
    Spain subsidized 600 million in electricity to Morocco after the change of position on Sahara
    Morocco took advantage of cheaper electricity in Spain during 2022, coinciding with the historic change in the Spanish government's position on the Sahara, which meant that relations with Algeria were completely severed. According to sources in the energy sector, the
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Could New Zealand become the SAUDI ARABIA OF WIND?
    The South Taranaki Bight offshore wind project is not even on the drawing board, yet the potential of New Zealand for power generation at sea is drawing worldwide attention. The New Zealand Super Fund last year announced that together with
    Jamie Gray
    V2G Charging: Unlock the Benefits of Smart Charging for UK EV Owners
    Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular across the UK, and one of the most exciting developments to come from this is Vehicle-to-Grid charging (V2G). This technology unlocks a host of unique benefits for EV owners and helps to make
    European wind industry agrees to produce 36,000 megawatts per year
    The European Commission has presented this week its Green Deal Industrial Plan. It consists of a Net Zero Industry Act aimed at strengthening the EU's industrial base for clean technologies, a Critical Raw Materials Act aimed at increasing the EU's
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Ukraine builds a mega wind farm
    IN THE MIDDLE OF WAR Russia's invasion of Ukraine more than a year ago left the European country struggling to take out some of its power generation capacity. Ukraine's Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko said late last year that the nation
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Thai company wins grant for region’s largest cross-border wind farm in Laos
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given a Thai firm a nearly $700 million grant to build the largest cross-border wind farm in Southeast Asia as the Thai energy sector continues its evolution to renewables and greater sustainability. The $692.5
    Global Data Point
    Electricity in Spain 34% cheaper than in France
    This morning, the Secretary of State for Energy, Sara Aagesen, provided a lot of data, all of them positive. To begin with, the national demand for natural gas has fallen almost twenty points since last August and up to February
    CE Noticias Financieras
    More than 90 thousand Edesur users are still without power in AMBA
    Some 90,092 Edesur users in the city of Buenos Aires and the Buenos Aires metropolitan area (AMBA) are still without electricity this Friday afternoon, while protests continue against the distribution companies and the national and Buenos Aires governments filed complaints
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Sweden: Electricity consumption down by 6.5% in February 2023
    Sweden's electricity consumption fell by 6.5% year-on-year in February 2023, according to figures from all of the country's network owners. Since September 2022, the monthly decline has been at least 5% compared with the same months in 2022. The biggest
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Management committee meeting of China Southern Power Grid – University of Macau Joint Laboratory of Smart Power and Energy for Carbon Neutrality held at UM
    The first meeting of the management committee of the China Southern Power Grid – University of Macau Joint Laboratory of Smart Power and Energy for Carbon Neutrality was held today (17 March) at the University of Macau (UM). At the
    University of Macau
    India to have a modern and smart power transmission system; Government accepts the Task Force report
    New Delhi: Press Information Bureau, The Government of India has issued the following press release: The country will soon have a modern and smart power transmission system with features such as real-time monitoring and automated operation of grid, better situational
    South Asian Government News
    Denmark: Five municipalities leading investors of renewable energy
    According to interest organisation Green Power Denmark, many more wind turbines and solar cells will have to be set up in Denmark in the coming years if the target of quadrupling their electricity production by 2030 is to be achieved.
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Wind Canon winds are blowing
    Professor at the Universities of the Pacific, UPC and UCSUR. Director of the Master's Degree in Taxation at UPC. The Bill (PL) 2939/2022-CR presented last September 1, 2022, proposes the creation of a "wind canon" in order to improve and
    CE Noticias Financieras
    African renewables platform Lekela moves to new owner Infinity Power
    March 20 (Renewables Now) - Dublin-based renewables developer Mainstream Renewable Power and private equity firm Actis have completed the sale of their Lekela platform, Africa’s largest pure-play renewables independent power producer (IPP), to Infinity Power. The deal, with an enterprise
    SeeNews Renewables
    Wind energy projects produce 64.54 bn units of electricity in India
    March 20 -- India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy informed that wind energy projects produced 64.54 billion units of electricity during the April-January period of 2022-23. Tamil Nadu and Gujarat states lead in terms of generating electricity through wind
    Infinity Power Finalizes Acquisition of Lekela Power in Africa's Biggest Renewable Energy Deal
    Infinity Power has acquired 100% shareholding of Lekela Power, an Africa based wind power platform Transaction makes Infinity Power Africa's largest pure play renewable power company The combined operational portfolio of Infinity Power now stands at 1.3GW with a strong
    Canada Newswire
    Lhyfe, Centrica team up on offshore green hydrogen in UK
    March 20 (Renewables Now) - French green hydrogen company Lhyfe SA (EPA:LHYFE) and UK energy services company Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) will partner on the development of offshore green hydrogen in the UK, according to an announcement today. Under a memorandum
    SeeNews Renewables
    enercity is driving the expansion of wind energy in Lower Saxony
    Enercity is constructing four wind turbines in the municipality of Ilsede in the district of Peine. The four plants have a total annual output of 22.4 megawatts. The forecast annual output is around 58 million kilowatt hours. Annual CO2 savings
    Contify Energy News
    Infinity Power acquires Lekela Power
    Arab Finance:The renewable energy provider Infinity Power has completed the acquisition of the pan-African renewables company Lekela Power, according to an emailed release on March 20th. The deal makes Infinity Power Africa's largest power producer in the renewables sector. The
    Arab Finance
    India: 64.54 billion units electricity produced from Wind Energy during April, 2022-January, 2023 – Union Power & NRE Minister – Shri R. K. Singh
    The electricity produced from wind energy projects was 64.54 billion units during April, 2022-January, 2023. The overall energy storage capacity developed in the country as on 13.03.23 is 4745.60 MW from Hydro Pumped Storage Projects (PSPs) and 39.12 MWh from
    Contify Energy News
    Transfer of China's renewable energy expertise to Pakistan urged
    'Cooperation between China and Pakistan can help Pakistan benefit from China's expertise in renewable energy, including solar and wind energy. Sino-Pak cooperation opportunities lie in renewable energy assessment, project investment and development, technology training, etc,' said Qin Haiyan, secretary-general of
    Pakistan Observer
    Zim mulls energy efficiency policy
    Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) ZIMBABWE'S power utility, Zesa Holdings said this week it was working with regulators to come up with new rules enforcing the efficient use of electricity. Saving electricity has become an important issue in
    Tatira Zwinoira
    Fugro and Petrobras pioneer remote subsea inspection survey in Brazil
    Fugro and Petrobras have achieved a major milestone in Brazil’s offshore energy sector by successfully completing the country’s first-ever remote subsea inspection survey. This technology trial was carried out by Fugro in collaboration with Petrobras under an existing multiyear contract
    Robotics and Automation News
    Landi Kotal residents besiege grid station to protest outages
    PESHAWAR: The residents of Landi Kotal on Sunday besieged the local grid station for nearly six hours, and also switched off all the feeders supplying electricity to entire tehsil, Torkham and the army camp in protest against excessive loadshedding. They
    Daily Today's Muslim Peshawar
    TNB accelerates responsible energy transition drive, partners Thailand’s energy players
    Kualalumpur: Here is the text of news released by official news agency Bernama on its website: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is accelerating its responsible energy transition (ET) agenda through three proposed collaborations with major energy players in Thailand to capitalise
    Malaysian Government News
    Doosan Enerbility Signs KRW 1.15tn Contract for Combined Cycle Power Plant in Kazakhstan
    Doosan Enerbility recently signed a contract worth KRW 1.15 trillion for building a combined cycle power plant in Kazakhstan. EPC project to be carried out on 1,000MW combined cycle power plant in the southern Kazakhstan region of Shymkent. Original Press
    Contify Energy News
    Eskom suspends load shedding until Tuesday
    Cape Town – The struggling power utility has announced it will be suspending load shedding from 11am on Monday. According to Eskom’s Crisis Communication manager, Menzi Mngomezulu, this is because of a decrease in the demand for electricity. “Due to
    Robin-Lee Francke
    India: GREEN HYDROGEN MISSION - Expected to reduce 1 lakh crore worth of fossil fuel imports and nearly 50 MMT per annum of CO2 emissions by 2030 – Union Power & NRE Minister
    The Union Cabinet approved the National Green Hydrogen Mission with an outlay of 19,744 crore from FY 2023-24 to FY 2029-30. The overarching objective of the Mission is to make India a global hub for production, usage and export of
    Contify Energy News
    Infinity Power Finalizes Acquisition of Lekela Power in Africa's Biggest Renewable Energy Deal
    Infinity Power has acquired 100% shareholding of Lekela Power, an Africa based wind power platform Transaction makes Infinity Power Africa's largest pure play renewable power company The combined operational portfolio of Infinity Power now stands at 1.3GW with a strong
    Associated Press
    Does installing a solar PV system boost your home’s value?
    The onslaught of load shedding has made many home owners consider whether going off-grid and installing solar is the best way to go. According to real estate brand Fine & Country South Africa, some studies show that installing a solar
    BR Reporter
    TEPCO Power Grid: Regarding the report to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on "Response to ensuring neutrality and reliability in general power transmission and distribution companies (urgent order)"
    On February 10, 2018, we received the "Responses to Ensuring Neutrality and Reliability of General Power Transmission and Distribution Operators (Emergency Instructions)" from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. We will further strengthen our internal control system mainly through
    Contify Energy News
    Local flexibilities: Enedis launches a new call for tenders to contribute to the performance of the electricity network
    For the 4th consecutive year, Enedis, manager of the public electricity distribution network, is launching a call for tenders for local flexibility services. Open from March 13 to May 9, 2023, it concerns 11 areas identified in 8 departments. Original
    Contify Energy News
    Tokyo Electric Power: Notification of "decommissioning implementation plan" based on the decommissioning reserve fund system
    Based on the decommissioning reserve fund system, TEPCO has compiled a "decommissioning implementation plan", and today, through the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation. The plan is based on the decommissioning reserve fund system. Original Press Release: March 17
    Contify Energy News
    Understanding South Africa’s Energy Crisis (By NJ Ayuk)The frequent and extended power outages taking place have left businesses in Africa’s most industrialized country struggling to function
    By NJ Ayuk, the Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber ( and Author of A Just Transition: Making Energy Poverty History with an Energy Mix Witnessing the far-reaching effects of South Africa’s continuing power cuts has been tremendously disheartening.
    African Press Organization (APO)
    Photon Energy secures EUR 22m for Romanian PV projects
    March 20 (Renewables Now) - Amsterdam-based solar power producer Photon Energy NV (WSE:PEN) has secured EUR 21.9 million (USD 23.3m) for its portfolio of photovoltaic (PV) projects in Romania which comprises eight plants with a total installed capacity of 31.5
    SeeNews Renewables
    Govt flexing muscles to manage power supply in summer
    The government is mulling multi-pronged strategy to cope with upcoming power shortage issue during summer despite economic turmoil and rising fuel prices following International Monetary Fund demands. Since uninterrupted power supply is considered as crucial for development of industrial, agricultural
    Balochistan Times
    Mainstream Renewable Power and Actis complete sale of Lekela Power
    Transaction generates net proceeds to Mainstream of approximately USD 90 million, subject to certain closing adjustments Lekela is the African continent's largest pure-play renewable energy Independent Power Producer (`IPP') with over 1 GW of fully operational wind assets The planned
    Associated Press
    Meralco races to augment 1,800 MW of crucial energy after SMC exit
    Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) may seek partners for 1,800 megawatts (MW) of crucial supply after San Miguel Corp. (SMC) withdrew its deal with the power utility firm to provide electricity by 2024 and 2025. 'We confirm receipt of notices from
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    ZETDC struggles to pay regional power suppliers
    The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), says overall debt to regional power firms has bulked to over US$100 million due to persistent foreign currency shortages. As a result of constrained power generation capacity, ZESA is importing significant mount
    Business Weekly
    Eskom’s failure takes centre stage at high court
    Cape Town - The electricity crisis is set to take centre stage in the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria on Monday, as opposition and other interested parties take on the Department of Mineral and Energy Resources (DMRE), the Department of
    Nicola Daniels
    UK First: Lhyfe and Centrica to develop offshore renewable green hydrogen
    Memorandum of Understanding will pave the way for green hydrogen pilot production site at sea Energy firms explore large scale partnership in drive to net zero Aim for UK to become a global leader in the hydrogen sector Nantes (France)
    HydrogenPro US expansion with 500 MW manufacturing facility in Texas, US
    OSLO, Norway, March 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- HydrogenPro (OSE: HYPRO) will take its first major step into the US market with the establishment of 500 MW manufacturing capacity in Texas, US, with an estimated total investment cost of USD 30-50
    PR Newswire
    Investment in renewables doubled in Andalusia to 1.3 billion euros by 2022
    The boom in renewable energies has become a reality in Andalusia, where the deployment of projects already reaches the eight provinces without exception. At the beginning of his government, Juanma Moreno assured that he had on his table investments in
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Eskom’s NERSA-approved 18,49% electricity price hike to municipalities is unaffordable and unjust
    Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says Eskom's NERSA-approved 18,49% price hike to municipalities is unfair, unaffordable, and unjust for residents struggling with the rising cost of living. The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) announced the increase percentage for
    Elise Jacobs
    Hydrogen advances: which cars use it and how does it work?
    There is much talk about the advance of hydrogen as an alternative to generate energy in a car. While the industry seeks to leave behind traditional combustion for environmental reasons, options are beginning to appear to power vehicle engines, give
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Stakeholders hail Buhari on law to allow states generate, transmit electricity
    By Adewale Sanyaolu Power sector stakeholders have hailed President Muhammadu Buhari, decision to sign a constitutional amendment to allow states to license, generate, transmit and distribute electricity. Buhari, had last week signed into law the constitutional amendment allowing states in
    Uganda to scrap take-or-pay contracts in electricity industry
    Uganda has scrapped take-or-pay contracts within its electricity industry, a business incentive that has been at the centre of attracting more than $5 billion in the country's power generation segment over the last 15 years. The take-or-pay model - a
    Written by Jeff Mbanga
    Collaboration with UCLA: Research on Perovskite-CIGS tandem solar cells yields 24.9 percent efficiency
    Los Angeles, CA, USA, March 19, 2023. Based on a commercial CIGS solar cell, Midsummer engineers, by working with researchers at Prof. Yang Yang’s laboratory of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), have demonstrated a four-terminal perovskite-CIGS tandem solar cell
    Modular Finance Nordic Press Releases
    In briefState opts for veto power on spent nuclear fuel
    State opts for veto power on spent nuclear fuel ALBUQUERQUE New Mexico’s governor has signed legislation aimed at keeping spent nuclear fuel produced by commercial U.S. nuclear power plants from being shipped to the state, just hours after the measure
    The Denver Post
    Taiwan's electricity prices to increase 11% in April
    Electricity prices are expected to increase by an average of 11%, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said on Friday (March 17), following Taipower's NT$267.5 billion (US$8.74 billion) loss in 2022. The price hikes will be implemented on April 1,
    Taiwan News
    Tractebel and NRG|PALLAS Join Forces to Support Nuclear New-Build in the Netherlands
    Tractebel and NRGPALLAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate to support the new-build of nuclear power plants in the Netherlands. The signing was held at the Embassy of Belgium in The Hague in the presence of the Belgian Ambassador
    Gulf Oil & Gas
    Can coal be a clean energy source? Australia and Japan think so
    Copyright InnovOrigins Today, is a typical coal power station that uses brown coal from Victorian brown coal to produce electricity. However, this is about to change, as AGL plans to produce hydrogen using the same brown coal. Coal, mainly composed
    Innovation Origins
    Unit 3 of Norochcholai Power Plant suffers breakdown
    Sri Lanka, March 19 -- The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has informed that Unit 3 of the Norochcholai Power Plant is inoperative due to a breakdown, Power & Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera says. According to him, the third generating unit
    Ada Derana
    Energy rich present our gift to the future
    FUTURE TASMANIA JUST over a century ago, Tasmanian homes were lit by flickering candles and the streets were bathed in the glow of kerosene lamps. Today, that part of our history could hardly seem more remote. William Wordsworth once wrote:
    German gas network suitable for hydrogen
    Transport problem solved. Chancellor's office informed The gas industry has informed the German government about a technical breakthrough in the introduction of hydrogen, the energy of the future. According to the report, the problem of transporting it over long distances
    Daniel Wetzel
    Kazakhstan, UK talk co-op on green hydrogen production
    BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 18. Kazakhstan and the UK have signed memorandums on strategic partnership in the field of the development of clean hydrogen and the most important mineral raw materials, Trend reports via Kazakh media. The documents were signed during
    Trend News Agency
    Spain asks Brussels to exclude hydrogen produced with fossil energy from renewables
    Spain, together with Germany, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Luxembourg and Portugal, have written to the European Commission to ask it to exclude hydrogen and "low-carbon" fuels from the renewables directive because they consider that "it would lower ambition and slow down
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Cummins and Accelera fuel hydrogen commitment at Con Expo
    Cummins and Accelera fuel hydrogen commitment at Con Expo. Cummins is focusing on three key areas for hydrogen: the production of green hydrogen, the management and transportation of hydrogen, and the application of hydrogen in engines and fuel cells. Cummins’
    Contify Energy News
    Colombian ecopetrol creates subsidiary focused on technology and innovation in spain
    BOGOTA, Mar 17 (Reuters) - Colombian energy company Ecopetrol announced on Friday the creation of a subsidiary in Spain focused on activities related to science, technology and innovation, as part of its diversification process and transition to clean energy. Econova
    CE Noticias Financieras
    De Heus and Bel Ga fulfill commitments to sustainability with solar rooftop portfolio
    De Heus, Bel Ga and Green Roof have formed a partnership with a view to deliver a positive impact on Vietnam's sustainability progress. Johan van den Ban, CEO of De Heus Vietnam, discussed with VIR's Thanh Van the importance of
    Vietnam Investment Review (VIR)
    EDP creates two companies with Aboño and Soto power plants to launch hydrogen investments
    EDP will reorganize the corporate structure of its Aboño and Soto thermal power plants to address the planned investment process that will turn them into important hydrogen production centers. The electricity company has just received authorization from the National Markets
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Arzybek Kozhoshev: "EAEU countries are ready to jointly overcome challenges in the energy sector".
    Moscow, Russia: Eurasian Economic Commission has issued the following news release: The energy challenges facing the states of the Eurasian Economic Union and the readiness to overcome them by joint efforts were noted by the Minister for Energy and Infrastructure
    Financial Law Reporter
    EMA Grants Conditional Approval for 1 Gigawatt (GW) of Electricity Imports from Cambodia
    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) has granted Conditional Approval to Keppel Energy Pte. Ltd. to import 1 gigawatt (GW) of electricity from Cambodia into Singapore. This is the first Conditional Approval for electricity imports to be awarded by EMA and
    Thai News Service
    India to have a modern and smart power transmission system; Government accepts the Task Force report
    New Delhi: Press Information Bureau, The Government of India has issued the following press release: The country will soon have a modern and smart power transmission system with features such as real-time monitoring and automated operation of grid, better situational
    South Asian Government News
    A year on, Ukraine's embattled nuclear plant turned Russian 'military base'
    DHAKA: The official news Agency of Bangladesh (BSS) has issued following news release: Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant no longer produces electricity and serves solely as a military base for Moscow's troops, the exiled mayor of the city of Energodar,
    Bangladesh Government News
    Seabased plans 10-MW wave power project in Tonga
    March 20 (Renewables Now) - Dublin-based wave energy technology firm Seabased is planning a 10-MW wave power park in Tongatapu in the South Pacific island country of Tonga, according to an announcement on Friday.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for this
    SeeNews Renewables
    K-Electric’s improved efficiency after privatisation, an example for power companies: PM
    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said Karachi Electric after privatisation, had witnessed an improvement in efficiency including reduced line losses and increased revenue collection, which was an example for other power companies. The prime minister expressed these views
    The Financial Daily
    China's Renewable Energy Expertise Can Benefit Pakistan: Experts
    'Pakistan can gain from experience of China in renewable energy, including solar and wind energy, through cooperation with that country. Opportunities for Sino-Pak cooperation include project investment and development, technology training, and assessment of renewable energy sources,' 'said China Wind
    Technology Times
    Axpo launches wind power activities in Finland
    Switzerland's largest energy group Axpo will develop, build and operate wind farms in Finland, it was announced today. The wind power team aims to continue growing for the foreseeable future.Key Highlight:* Axpo has developed more than 80 wind farms in
    Contify Energy News
    Thar coal offers sustainable solution to energy issues of country: Imtiaz Sheikh
    KARACHI: Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh on Wednesday said that Thar coal reserves, and other natural resources of Sindh were reliable sources to fulfill the energy requirements of the country. The minister, while addressing a consultative session held here
    Plus News
    Singapore facilitates renewable power imports from Cambodia, Indonesia
    March 20 (Renewables Now) - Singapore, which plans to import up to 4 GW of low-carbon power by 2035, last week announced a couple of steps it has made to import electricity from both Cambodia and Indonesia.The Energy Market Authority
    SeeNews Renewables
    Electricity Minister Visits Eskom Power Stations
    In the next two weeks, starting today, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, will be visiting all 14 Eskom power stations to engage with the management, workers, and unions. On Monday, the Minister will kick off
    Russia to help African countries with electricity production - Putin
    MOSCOW. March 20 (Interfax) - Russia is willing to continue helping African countries build power plants, including nuclear ones, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. "We will continue to help African countries in the production of electricity, of which the continent
    Interfax Russia & CIS General Newswire
    Rampal plant resumes power generation after month-long closure
    DHAKA: The official news Agency of Bangladesh (BSS) has issued following news release: The 1st unit of Rampal 1320 MG Power Plant resumed its operation on Wednesday night after a month of closure due to coal shortage. Anwarul Azim, Deputy
    Bangladesh Government News
    21 wind power plants in 7 earthquake-hit provinces generating electricity
    Ankara: Anadolu Agency has issued the following news release: A total of 21 wind power plants are up and running following the two 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude earthquakes that took the majority of the wind plants offline in the region,
    Turkish Government News
    Amarenco enters Spain with the purchase of its first solar plant from Hanwha
    Amarenco Group has signed the acquisition of a 49.94 MWp photovoltaic plant from Hanwha Energy. This is the first operation of the French-Irish company in the Spanish market, but the company has an ambitious growth plan in photovoltaic energy for
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Minister Pralhad Joshi reviews construction of NUPPL Thermal Power Plant
    New Delhi: Press Information Bureau, The Government of India has issued the following press release: Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi, visited Ghatampur-(Kanpur) based Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited ,NUPPL, today and held a review
    South Asian Government News
    Gujarat, Tamil Nadu Take Lead In Wind Power Generation
    The total electricity produced from wind energy projects was 64.54 billion units during the April-January period of 2022-23, as per MNRE dataGujarat and Tamil Nadu have taken the lead in generating electricity through wind energy, data from the Ministry of
    BW Online Bureau

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