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    Power News - March 19

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    CEO of Long Island Power Authority, Tom Falcone, Talks Clean Energy and Grid Reliability on the Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast
    The job of utility executives has never been a particularly easy one, but in 2023 the spotlight might be brighter than ever and the goals more ambitious and important. On the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast, we strive to bring
    Energy Central

    Utility Business / General

    Offshore wind bill inches forward in state Senate as Harris and GOP colleagues vow to attack it nationally
    Wildwood, New Jersey and Ocean City, Maryland are 41 nautical miles apart. They have honky-tonk boardwalks, robust tourist economies, amusement parks, and very vocal opponents to proposed offshore wind energy developments off their respective coasts. On Thursday afternoon, the Republican
    Maryland Matters
    Duke Energy to build 1-MW floating solar pilot in Florida
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - Duke Energy Florida, part of utility Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK), will this month initiate the construction of its first floating solar plant in the state’s Polk County. The photovoltaic (PV) array will consist of over
    SeeNews Renewables
    Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Announces 2022 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results
    OAKVILLE, ON, March 17, 2023 /CNW/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (TSX: AQN) (NYSE: AQN) ("AQN" or the "Company") today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2022. All amounts are shown in United
    Canada Newswire
    In Puerto Rico, advocates want the clean energy revolution to be local
    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! Editor’s note: Interviews with Alexis Massol González, Alberto Colón, and Rómulo Ortiz were conducted
    Energy News Network
    Peregrine, partner buy 80-MW wind farm in Iowa, plan expansion
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - US clean energy platform Peregrine Energy Solutions LLC has added to its portfolio an 80-MW operating wind park in northern Iowa with a plan to nearly triple its capacity and also install battery energy storage
    SeeNews Renewables
    'Rushed, sloppy project'Van Drew leads chorus of condemnation of wind projects in Wildwood
    Officials, crowd almost unanimously opposed to offshore wind at Ocean City meeting. Local, A2 WILDWOOD - If there were any fans of offshore wind energy proposals in the Wildwoods Convention Center on Thursday afternoon, they kept quiet during a congressional
    BILL BARLOWStaff Writer
    Near-unanimous opposition to wind at OC forumOfficials, crowd almost unanimously opposed to offshore wind at Ocean City meeting
    OCEAN CITY - Hundreds of people crowded the Ocean City Tabernacle on Wednesday for a public meeting on offshore wind power proposals, with participants almost unanimously opposed to turbines off the coast. One speaker in favor, Jim Akers of Landisville,
    BILL BARLOWStaff Writer
    Wind can now power a third of US homes
    Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images (Getty Images) When it comes to wind energy, a lot of attention in the US has gone to the potential green energy powerhouse of the northeast including Massachusetts, Maine, and New York. But the central states
    Clarisa Diaz
    Entergy Louisiana files request for 3-GW solar expansion
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - Entergy Louisiana LLC, a unit of US utility Entergy Corp (NYSE:ETR), has asked regulators to allow it to add 3 GW of solar to its generation resources in what is the largest renewable power expansion
    SeeNews Renewables
    CERAWeek by S&P Global 2023: U.S. offshore wind is happening now, not later
    March 17 -- There was no shortage of clean energy sessions at CERAWeek by S&P Global 2023. While much of the conference was dominated by oil and gas companies, Thursday’s session, entitled “U.S. offshore wind: Surging power,” informed attendees of
    Indian Oil And Gas News
    Dead whales prompt offshore wind meeting, but crowd brings more to the session Residents at the Ocean City meeting also claimed offshore wind turbines could negatively impact tourism at the Jersey Shore, the fishing industry and ship navigation.
    Several dead whales and dolphins at the Jersey Shore this winter may have been what initially drove residents out to Ocean City on Wednesday night for a discussion of their suspected — but unproven — connection to offshore wind pre-construction.
    Steven Rodas - For South Jersey Times
    MGE, WEC to buy Wisconsin big solar-storage project from Invenergy
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) and subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE:WEC) have secured regulatory approval to buy a 300-MW solar park with storage in Wisconsin from developer Invenergy LLC. The approval for the
    SeeNews Renewables
    The following information was released by the American Clean Power Association (ACP): 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
    States News Service


    ERC urges energy conservation as dry season power rate hikes loom
    The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on Thursday told the public to exercise energy efficiency and conservation, especially during the dry season when electricity rate hikes are more likely 'What I can say is, traditionally, over the years, we have seen
    Philippine Daily Inquirer

    Renewables & Alternative Energy

    In 2050, green hydrogen could reduce 53 million tons of CO2: PVEM
    Deputy Javier Lopez Casarin, of the PVEM, said that Mexico needs to take firm steps in the energy transition, and one is the development of a green hydrogen industry, which allows the replacement of fossil fuels with clean energy. "The
    CE Noticias Financieras


    Lawmakers put energy executives in hot seat DTE and Consumers Energy shared plans for addressing Michigan’s unreliable electric grid.
    Two back-to-back severe winter storms knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents and businesses, calling into question the reliability of the state’s electricity grid and the utility companies who use it. Representatives from DTE Energy and Consumers
    Alyssa Burr -


    China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd issued RMB 3 bln short-term commercial paper
    Mar 17, 2023 (China Knowledge) - China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd has issued RMB 3 bln 180-day short-term commercial paper on the the interbank bond market, with the issue code: 012380301.IB. To be specific, the bond was issued with
    China Knowledge
    Shandong Nuclear Power Company Ltd. issued RMB 1 bln short-term commercial paper
    Mar 17, 2023 (China Knowledge) - Shandong Nuclear Power Company Ltd. has issued RMB 1 bln 90-day short-term commercial paper on the the interbank bond market, with the issue code: 012380753.IB. To be specific, the bond was issued with a
    China Knowledge
    China Longyuan Power Group Corporation Limited issued RMB 2 bln short-term commercial paper
    Mar 17, 2023 (China Knowledge) - China Longyuan Power Group Corporation Limited has issued RMB 2 bln 88-day short-term commercial paper on the the interbank bond market, with the issue code: 012380949.IB. To be specific, the bond was issued with
    China Knowledge
    MEPCO recovers over Rs 887m from permanent defaulters
    MULTAN: Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) have recovered Rs 887.7 million from 64,231 permanent defaulters during current fiscal year 2022-23. The operation against running and dead defaulters was underway without any discrimination across the region under the directions of CEO
    Plus News
    NTPC ranked as the top Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders Globally by S&P Platts
    New Delhi: Press Information Bureau, The Government of India has issued the following press release: NTPC Limited, the country’s largest power generating company has been ranked No.1 Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders Globally in the S&P Global Commodity Insights
    South Asian Government News
    Masdar talks its plan of activities in Azerbaijan
    BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 17. The Masdar company (UAE) plans to implement various projects in Azerbaijan, Director of Masdar Azerbaijan Murad Sadikhov said, Trend reports. He made the remark at a panel discussion themed "Green Hydrogen: State of Play and Application
    Trend News Agency
    Rosatom's subsidiary preparing project to build small HPPs in Congo - Russian ambassador
    BRAZZAVILLE. March 17 (Interfax) - JSC Rusatom Automated Control Systems (JSC RASU), a subsidiary of the Rosatom State Corporation, is working on a project to build small hydropower plants (HPP), with 500 MW capacity at the first stage, in the
    Interfax Russia & CIS General Newswire
    NEPRA organizes webinar on incident investigation
    ISLAMABAD: As part of its 'Power with Safety' drive, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Wednesday organized a webinar on 'Incident Investigation' in collaboration with Syed Azhar Moin, Consultant HSE, MA’ADEN (Saudi Arabian Mining Company). NEPRA Chairman Tauseef H.
    The Daily Post
    PM directs measures to improve power transmission
    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday directed to take timely and effective measures to improve the power transmission and load management systems, ahead of the summer season. The prime minister, chairing a review meeting to discuss power transmission and
    The Financial Daily
    MEPCO disconnects all WASA connections over non-payment of dues
    MULTAN: Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) has disconnected all power connections of WASA over non-payment of Rs 2134 million pending dues here on Wednesday. According to Deputy Commercial Manager MEPCO Multan Circle, Irsahd Hussain Siyal, the Water and Sanitation Agency
    Plus 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
    EU to auction E 800 million in aid for domestic green hydrogen producers
    The European Commission will launch in the European autumn a first auction of E 800 million (US$ 847 million) of aid to domestic manufacturers of green hydrogen to compensate the difference between production costs and the market price, with the
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Industry associations not quite happy with EC's legislative proposals
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - WindEurope and SolarPower Europe, the respective trade associations for the wind and solar power industries in Europe, on Thursday half-heartedly welcomed the European Commission’s newly-proposed regulations, noting that more needs to be done. As previously
    SeeNews Renewables
    Lithuania approves requirements for maiden offshore wind tender
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - The Lithuanian government has approved the requirements for developers that will take part in the country’s maiden offshore wind tender, planned to be launched on March 30, the Ministry of Energy announced on Wednesday. The
    SeeNews Renewables
    Mitie Group plc - Four important lessons on the road to decarbonisation
    Article17 March 2023 Four important lessons on the road to decarbonisation Accelerating decarbonisation plans was the hot topic when representatives from the public and private sectors met with sustainability experts at our breakfast briefing. How can organisations successfully navigate the
    UKI Equity Markets (Web Disclosure) via PUBT
    Abiding by dept rules, regulation ensures transparency
    MULTAN: Joint Secretary Power Division, Ghulam Rasool Monday stressed the need of following departmental rules and regulations for ensuring transparency. Addressing a meeting of Audit paras of operations circles and other formations at Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO), he said
    Plus News
    The following information was released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Today's action follows years of federal efforts to compel polluting upwind states to submit adequate state implementation plans with control measures that protect downwind state residents. March 15,
    States News Service
    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
    Monster of Rs2.6tr circular debt will stay despite levying of Rs3.23/unit surcharge
    National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) Chairman Tauseef H Farooqi Thursday noted that the levying of Rs3.23 per unit surcharge would only pay off the interest on the power sector loan, while the monster of Rs 2.6 trillion circular debt
    Russia proposes 'direct payment' for Bangladesh power plant amid SWIFT ban
    By BBC Monitoring Russia has proposed to use a "direct payment system" to settle dues for Bangladesh's Rooppur nuclear power plant, The Daily Star newspaper reported on 16 March. The proposal to settle payments for the power plant came under
    BBC Newsfile
    The following information was released by the office of New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith: During a Congressional field hearing on offshore wind farms today, Rep. Chris Smith (R-Manchester) called out the Biden and Murphy Administraions for their rush to install
    States News Service
    Greenvolt buys into Solarelit to enter Italy's DG solar market
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - Portuguese renewables company Greenvolt - Energias Renovaveis SA (ELI:GVOLT) has inked a deal to acquire a 37.3% stake in Milan-based Solarelit which is focused on distributed generation (DG) solar energy solutions in Italy. Greenvolt said
    SeeNews Renewables
    The DEA issues permit for preliminary site investigations in the site Nordsøen I
    Danish Energy Agency issues permit to Energinet regarding initiation of preliminary site investigations for future offshore wind farms in the Nordsøen I-area in the North Sea. The site investigations will be initiated in Q2 2023 and will cover geophysical and
    Contify Energy News
    Learn about the requirements for the new CFE contract | Documentation | Pricing
    Redmi Smart Band 2 arrives in Mexico: color screen, heart rate and more features Price Researchers discover that dogs have a 'superpower' like in science fiction CDMX - If you are buying a new home that does not yet have
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Equinor, Petrobras agree to evaluate seven offshore wind projects in Brazil
    March 17 -- During CERAWeek, Petrobras and Equinor signed a letter of intent that expands the cooperation between the two companies to assess the technical, economic, and environmental feasibility of seven offshore wind power generation projects offshore the Brazilian coast
    Indian Oil And Gas News
    UK to spend $24 billion on domestic carbon capture projects to hit energy transition goals
    March 17 -- Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt will announce £20 billion ($24 billion) for domestic carbon capture projects over the next 20 years in his budget next week, as the UK seeks to hit its net zero targets
    Indian Oil And Gas News
    Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Vestas secures 50 MW order in Finland
    Back to news Press Release: 09:44 CET • 17 Mar 2023 Vestas secures 50 MW order in Finland News release fromVestas Northeand Central Europe Hamburg, 17 March 2023 Vestas has received a 50 MW order to power Prime Capital AG's
    Swiss Equity Markets (Web Disclosure) via PUBT
    ENERGY CRISIS - There are greener, healthier ways to respond to Kusile pollution problem
    ENERGY CRISISThere are greener, healthier ways to respond to Kusile pollution problem Eskom’s plan to bypass control of sulphur dioxide emissions will result in many deaths, even if out of sightMelissa FourieConfronted by Greenpeace activists at the African Energy Indaba,
    Business Day
    'Strange situation' as electricity prices to soar 14% in NI despite drop in costs
    ELECTRICITY prices will be slashed by 16.2% by Power NI following a drop in wholesale market costs — but bills will still soar by almost £120 a year. The only domestic supplier that is price-regulated in the region said a
    By Brett Campbell
    Building sector plan calls for solar on all new EU buildings
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - The European Parliament has adopted a proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, setting a requirement for all new buildings in the bloc to be equipped with rooftop solar systems. The draft measures
    SeeNews Renewables
    A North Sea energy megaproject will rid the EU of US LNG
    The North Sea can become the liberator of Europe from all energy dependence, particularly vis-à-vis American LNG. Soon it could be the site of massive hydrogen production on the plateau thanks to offshore wind and with the distribution of a
    The Eastern Herald
    Offshore wind power to play an important role in Vietnam's future
    16 March 2023 (VOV5) A seminar on promoting Vietnam's offshore wind power development based on international practices and policy recommendations was held in Hanoi on Thursday. Nguyen Duc Hien, deputy head of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission, said that
    Vietnam News Gazette
    Volkswagen previews what its future electric utility vehicle will look like, with clear Golf inspiration
    The arrival of the ID.3 on the market in 2020 was a before and after for the Wolfsburg firm, as it was the first model of the modern family of ID electric vehicles, which shared the new MEB platform for
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Ayala unit acquires US wind power assets
    ACEN Corp. announced Thursday that its joint venture company, UPC Power Solutions LLC, is acquiring 136 megawatts (MW) of wind power assets from United States-based GlidePath Power Solutions LLC. UPC Power Solutions signed a Purchase and Sale Agreement with GlidePath
    Business Mirror
    BayWa r.e. and NORD/LB complete financing of solar farm
    BayWa r.e. and NORD/LB complete financing of the solar farm. First-time structured financing has been used for a BayWa .e. solar farm in Italy. Construction of the Tarquinia plant is expected to get underway in the coming months. Key Highlights:
    Contify Energy News
    India faces high risks of power cuts after years of coal, hydro power neglect
    New Delhi, March 9 -- India faces a high risk of nighttime power cuts this summer and in coming years, as delays in adding new coal-fired and hydropower capacity could limit the country's ability to address surging electricity demand when
    The Power Times
    Kenya hit peak electricity demand in December
    Kenya recorded its highest electricity demand of 2,149 megawatts (MW) in December, pressing the country to step up its generation capacity.Data from the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra) shows that the peak was recorded on December 14 last year,
    Business Daily
    Salt battery attracts many spectators at solar trade show
    Copyright ChangeInc Storing solar or wind energy indefinitely in a safe battery, without hazardous substances, which is one hundred percent recyclable. It is possible in the Swiss salt battery marketed by the Dutch company Fortona. During its presentation at solar
    Change, Inc
    LONGi ranks again in BNEF Tier 1 list for Q1 2023 with its PV modules recognized by the industry
    XI'AN, China, March 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LONGi, a world-leading solar technology company, has ranked once again in the list of photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers meeting Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)'s Tier 1 criteria as of Q1 2023, due to
    Associated Press
    Wind farms produce 49.10% of UK power on March 16
    March 17 (Renewables Now) - Wind parks supplied 303,679 MWh of electricity to UK’s grid on March 16, reaching a share of 49.10%. Overall, UK power plants produced 618,483 MWh on that day, based on data by Elexon, the Balancing
    SeeNews Renewables
    Nuclear power Taiwan's only hedge against Chinese naval blockade: Peter Zeihan
    In February, geopolitical analyst and consultant Peter Zeihan discussed the economic, demographic, and political landscape in East Asia with Taiwan News. At the conclusion of that interview, Zeihan offered two very stark warnings for Taiwan. First: Taiwanese businesses heavily invested
    Taiwan News
    Government prioritises renewable energy investment
    Prime Minister Hun Sen has lauded the huge share of energy generated from renewable power sources of the country's installed electricity capacity, saying the government prioritises renewable energy investment. Investment in renewable energy, such as hydropower, solar power and wind
    Khmer Times
    Cabinet Welcomes Launch of Fund to Address Energy Challenges
    Cabinet has welcomed the launch of the Resource Mobilisation Fund (RMF) by the Minister in the Presidency for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa. "This collaboration between government and Business Unity South Africa seeks to provide resources and expertise to enable government
    Magnora ASA: Helios Nordic Energy AB hands over another 21 MW to customer
    17.3.2023 07:00:00 CET Magnora ASA Additional regulated information required to be disclosed under the laws of a member state Magnora ASA (Magnora) is proud to announce that its portfolio company Helios Nordic Energy AB ("Helios") is handing over a 21
    Magnora ASA
    Bord refuses permission for Carlow wind farm
    GORDON DEEGAN An Bord Pleanála has refused Coillte planning permission for the construction of a seven turbine wind farm on an upland site in Co Carlow. The appeals board ruling upheld a decision by Carlow County Council to refuse planning
    Irish Times
    Govt to build 2,000MW nuclear power plant
    President Museveni yesterday witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the ministry of Energy and a South Korean company to construct a 2,000 MW nuclear power plant in Uganda. Speaking at the African Nuclear Business Platform in Kampala,
    The Daily Monitor
    Visayan Electric set to cut power rate anew
    Good news to all the more than 440,000 power consumers of the Visayan Electric. This as Visayan Electric will implement a reduction of P0.94 per kilowatt hour in its average residential rate for the billing month of March-April of this
    Philippine Star News
    Hydrogen power for delivery drones: Wingcopter and ZAL GmbH start joint development
    Wingcopter and ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research GmbH have announced a development partnership. They intend to explore the potential of green hydrogen to power Wingcopters drones. The propulsion system will later be produced by WingCopter itself and installed in
    Contify Aviation News
    European Union boosts green technologies to respond to U.S. and China
    The European Union (EU) announced Thursday its plans to pressure companies in the bloc to produce more clean technology, as a way to face competition supported by state aid, particularly in the United States and China. The European Commission, the
    CE Noticias Financieras
    EBRD's renewable energy project in Central Asia is largest to date
    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) arranged two syndicated loans collectively worth $520 million to help construct and put into operation two wind power plants in Uzbekistan, Zsuzsanna Hargitai, EBRD Managing Director for Central Asia, told Trend. The
    Trend News Agency
    EU sees drop in CO2 emissions, green electricity tops gas - IEA
    The EU reduced its CO2 emissions by 2.5 percent, or 70 Mt, in 2022, Trend reports, citing the latest publication on global emissions from the International Energy Agency (IEA). According to the agency, this is due to mild weather, efficient
    Trend News Agency
    Uzbekistan discloses energy generated by SPPs in Navoi and Samarkand regions
    Solar power plants in Uzbekistan's Navoi and Samarkand regions generated 55.8 kWh of electricity from January through February 2023, Trend reports via Uzbekistan's Energy Ministry. According to the ministry, during the reporting period, the plants prevented emissions of 22,000 tons
    Trend News Agency
    INPEX to expand its geothermal, offshore wind power business
    Japan's INPEX company will expand its geothermal and offshore wind power business, aiming for 1-2 GW in the 2030s, the company told Trend. "As core areas of ??our renewable energy business, we aim to expand business mainly in Japan, Europe,
    Trend News Agency
    Siemens energy sells shares for $1.33 billion to finance gamesa's offering
    FRANKFURT/LONDON, Mar 15 (Reuters) - Siemens Energy raised 1.259 billion euros ($1.33 billion) in a capital increase to help finance the acquisition of the entire share capital of Siemens Gamesa wind power group, the company said on Wednesday. Siemens Energy
    CE Noticias Financieras
    EU envisages subsidies for hydrogen produced with energy - draft
    BRUSSELS, Mar 16 (Reuters) - The European Commission will outline a hydrogen subsidy plan on Thursday that would make clean versions of the fuel more competitive with fossil fuel-based ones, a draft document shows. EU industries consume about 8 million
    CE Noticias Financieras
    European Commission Proposes Reform of EU Electricity Market Design to Boost Renewables, Better Protect Consumers, Enhance Industrial Competitiveness
    STRASBOURG, France, March 16 -- The European Commission issued the following news release: The Commission has proposed to reform the EU's electricity market design to accelerate a surge in renewables and the phase-out of gas, make consumer bills less dependent
    Targeted News Service

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