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    Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Private LTE Networks and the Grid Applications Utilities Are Really Pursuing
    Utilities are embracing cutting-edge technologies to transform how they operate and serve their customers. Private LTE networks have emerged as a game-changer in this pursuit, allowing utilities to harness the power of secure and dedicated communication networks. From wildfire mitigation
    Energy Central

    T&D Automation

    First Maui fire congressional hearing to focus on electric provider, power grid
    Hawaii’s top public utility officials and the president of Hawaiian Electric are expected to testify in a congressional hearing about the power grid’s role in August’s deadly wildfire that razed the historic town of Lahaina. On Thursday, members of a
    By Rebecca Boone, Associated Press
    Questions remain after Maui wildfire hearing
    Lawmakers probing the cause of last month's deadly Maui wildfire did not get many answers during Thursday's congressional hearing on the role the electrical grid played in the disaster. Still, the president of Hawaiian Electric - Maui's sole electricity provider
    The Westerly Sun

    Utility Business / General

    RI Energy seeking bids for new offshore wind project. Here's what to know.
    PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s largest energy utility is set to once again seek proposals for more offshore wind power to help keep the state on track to meet its climate goals. Governor Dan McKee announced on Thursday that Rhode Island
    Alex Kuffner, Providence Journal
    Wind farms step up to support communities
    The winds of change are sweeping through two small Eastern Cape towns following the launch of two philanthropic initiatives to uplift impoverished schools in the respective regions. Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has funded a psychosocial support programme with the support
    The Herald
    Xcel Energy names Chris Church new chief nuclear officer
    Church succeeds Pete Gardner as leader of company’s nuclear fleet MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Xcel Energy named Chris Church as the company’s new chief nuclear officer, effective December 15, 2023. Church succeeds Pete Gardner, who is retiring at the end of
    Business Wire
    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 28 -- The trademark INDIANA CROSSROADS WIND FARM (Reg. No. 7176452) was issued on Sept. 26 by the USPTO. Owner: Indiana Crossroads Wind Farm LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY DELAWARE 801 E. 86th Street 1501 McKinney, Suite 1300
    U.S. Fed News
    Avangrid Named to Smart Electric Power Alliance’s 2030 Club for Leading Carbon Reduction Commitment
    Initiative recognizes U.S. utilities with the most aggressive voluntary carbon reduction targets Avangrid committed to reach carbon neutrality by 2030 and is one of the country’s cleanest utilities with an emissions intensity over six times lower than the U.S. power
    Business Wire
    Sunnova closes USD-3bn loan guarantee with US DoE
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - Sunnova Energy International Inc (NYSE:NOVA) has sealed a USD-3-billion (EUR 2.8bn) partial loan guarantee agreement with the US Department of Energy (DoE) to support solar loans originated under its Project Hestia.A conditional commitment by DoE’s
    SeeNews Renewables
    Prosecutor's office raids electric utility offices in wildfire deaths investigation
    The Regional Prosecutor's Office and the PDI of Bío Bío carried out this Wednesday a series of raids to offices in various communes of the electricity generators Coelcha and Grupo Saesa as part of the investigation into the deaths that
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Stantec selected by RWE and National Grid Ventures to serve as primary environmental consultant for Community Offshore Wind
    Stantec has been selected as the primary environmental consultant for the Community Offshore Wind Project. Located off the coast of New York and New Jersey, Community Offshore Wind’s lease area is critical to bringing clean, renewable energy to the Northeast
    Contify Energy News
    StateOffshore wind companies on board with California assembly bill
    A state assembly bill that would centralize the process of buying offshore wind energy has passed both chambers of the legislature and is awaiting signature by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Vineyard Offshore and RWE, companies that each acquired a lease area
    Lake County Record Bee
    Public’s view of wind farms blows hot and cold Fewer support offshore turbines now that it’s closer to happening, survey finds.
    As New Jerseyans get closer to seeing the state’s first offshore wind farms, residents are thinking about cherished views at the Jersey Shore, potential impacts to ocean species and — according to a new Stockton University poll — whether they
    Steven Rodas - For The Star-Ledger
    Omexom meets BSH requirements for drone inspection of rotor blades
    Omexom Renewable Energies Offshore has introduced a new inspection service for wind turbines using drones with AI technology. Omexom Offshore developed innovative methods for high-quality inspection results after receiving accreditation from the inspection body DAkkS in 2021. The OBSERVAERO solution
    Contify Energy News
    The following information was released by the office of the Governor of Rhode Island: Governor Dan McKee announced today that Rhode Island Energy, the state's leading energy utility, will be issuing a new Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit approximately
    States News Service
    EDF Renewables Canada celebrates completion of Cypress 1 & 2 Wind Project in southeastern Alberta
    EDF Renewables Canada celebrated the completion of the Cypress 1 & 2 Wind Projects in Cypress County, Alberta. The projects have a total capacity of 247-megawatts (MW) of electricity generated by 48 wind turbines. The electricity generated is enough to
    Contify Energy News
    Mothballed plant eyed for $70M battery storage system Former generating station would store electricity to meet peak-power demand
    Owners of a shuttered power plant on the Connecticut River want to invest $70 million in a battery storage system that can meet peak power demands — without burning fossil fuels. Cogentrix, owner of the 74-year-old plant since 2016, is
    Jim Kinney
    Mothballed West Springfield plant eyed for $70M battery storage system to meet peak-power demand
    WEST SPRINGFIELD – Owners of a shuttered power plant on the Connecticut River want to invest $70 million in a battery storage system that can meet peak power demands — without burning fossil fuels. Cogentrix, owner of the 74-year-old plant
    Jim Kinney,
    Peninsula Clean inks 220-MW PPA for Pattern's SunZia Wind
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - California-based community choice aggregator (CCA) Peninsula Clean Energy has signed a deal to buy 220 MW of power from Pattern Energy’s 3,500-MW-plus SunZia Wind project in New Mexico. The contract is the largest renewable energy
    SeeNews Renewables


    The following information was released by the Nuclear Energy Institute: Tristan Fitzpatrick Plant Vogtle Unit 3the first advanced reactor technology to come online in the United Statesstarted operations this summer in Waynesboro, Georgia, and this accomplishment wouldnt have been possible
    States News Service
    Russian power companies want chance to decommission foreign-made equipment
    MOSCOW. Sept 28 (Interfax) - Russia's power companies are suggesting they be given the opportunity to decommission foreign equipment whose operation cannot be maintained amid difficulties with repairs and spare parts, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Council of
    Interfax Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
    Department of Energy - Biden-Harris Administration Delivers More Than $167 Million in Grid Resilience Formula Grants to States and Tribes Across the Country
    As part of President Biden's Investing in America agenda-a key pillar of Bidenomics-today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that 11 states, 2 territories, and 20 Tribal nations will receive a combined total of $167.7 million as the eighth
    ENP Newswire
    Transpower and PowerNet seek input for Southland's future electricity needs
    Transpower and PowerNet are seeking input for Southland's future electricity needs. They have published a range of investment options for Murihiku Southlands electricity networks. The businesses want to enable electricity generation and load connections to the national grid. Transpower has
    Contify Energy News
    USA: Biden-Harris Administration Delivers More Than $167 Million in Grid Resilience Formula Grants to States and Tribes Across the Country
    Source: US Department of Energy WASHINGTON, D.C.— As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda—a key pillar of Bidenomics—today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that 11 states, 2 territories, and 20 Tribal nations will receive a combined

    Energy Storage

    Electric sale referendums to be reconsidered next month
    Two referendums calling for propositions related to the sale of Seward's electric utility to be taken off of the city's Oct. 3 ballot will be reevaluated next month, city staff said Thursday. Seward City Council members on Monday voted down
    Ashlyn O'Hara

    Renewables & Alternative Energy

    In July solar provided two thirds of new US generating capacity
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Based upon a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data newly released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), solar notched several significant milestones in July. In
    SeeNews Renewables
    Sustainable Energy Commission Discusses Major Initiatives
    On September 21 members of the Sustainable Energy Commission gathered to deliberate on numerous key projects. Despite the absence of a quorum, preventing any official votes, the committee proceeded to engage in substantial discussion on critical issues. Non-committee members Fred
    The Newtown Bee


    Canada: Keeping Canada’s electricity affordable and reliable
    Source: Government of Canada regional news embedded content Alberta is launching a national advertising campaign to inform Canadians about the negative effects of the federal government’s proposed electricity regulations, which will increase power bills for Albertans and Canadians, drive investment
    Eskom aims to keep power cuts at stage 4 or less
    Eskom hopes to keep loadshedding to stage 4 and lower over the next five months. The stateowned power company also anticipates being able to deliver several days per month free of loadshedding once units that have been offline at Kusile
    Denene Erasmus


    Brazil's big cats threatened by wind farms
    Juazeiro, Brazil, Sept. 28 (Dow Jones) -- Weighing more than 100 pounds, big cats have long reigned over this hot, semiarid region of Brazil, developing tougher legs for the scorching earth and reaching speeds of 50 miles per hour to
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Petrobras is not far from having an offshore wind and hydrogen reality, says Prates
    The president of Petrobras, Jean Paul Prates, said on Thursday that the company is reaching its 70th anniversary "with an eye on the future", and reaffirmed the company's intention to develop new businesses in the field of renewable energy, with
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Vestas Gets Firm Order From SR Energy For 147 MW Of Renewable Energy
    India, Sept. 28 -- Vestas (VWDRY.PK) said the company has received a firm order from SR Energy AB for the Horshaga wind park in Uppvidinge municipality, southern Sweden. The order consists of 20 V162-6.2 MW and five V150-4.5 MW wind
    RTT News
    Tanzania faces power shortages, rationing due to drought
    Drought and maintenance issues have forced Tanzania to ration electricity, the national provider said, as power shortages roil the East African nation. The authorities imposed rationing measures last week, with the Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (Tanesco) saying on Wednesday
    AFP World News
    Planning essential for energy security
    Genesis Energy chief executive Malcolm Johns has concerns about New Zealand's energy security in the next decade. He says: "While we have a lot of wind and solar generation capacity coming on stream, the reality is they are intermittent sources
    Bill Bennett
    First shipment of uranium for Rooppur nuclear power plant arrives in country
    Dhaka, Sept. 28 -- The first batch of fresh uranium, the nuclear fuel of the first unit of Rooppur nuclear power plant, has arrived in Bangladesh. According to official sources, the consignment of uranium arrived in Dhaka from Russia on
    United News of Bangladesh
    Can Europe’s power grid cope with the green transition?
    “More Energiewende , more business for us,” says Leonhard Birnbaum, chief executive of E.ON, a German power-grid operator that enjoys a near monopoly in Europe’s biggest economy. The set of policies and timetables to which he is referring (and which
    Wärtsilä Oyj - Wärtsilä long-term service agreement supports Jordanian power producer’s reliability and sustainability targets
    Technology group Wärtsilä has signed a renewal of its long-term service agreement for four years with Jordanian independent power producer AES. The agreement covers the 256 MW AES Levant power plant located east of the nation's capital Amman. A Wärtsilä
    Northern European Markets via PUBT
    Alcazar snaps up EUR-200m wind project in Montenegro
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - Sustainable infrastructure investor Alcazar Energy said today it has acquired the rights to a 118-MW wind project in Montenegro that is expected to be one of the largest in the Western Balkans and double the
    SeeNews Renewables
    UPDATE2: Japan to begin releasing second batch of Fukushima water on Oct. 5
    The release of the second batch of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the ocean will commence on Oct. 5, the facility's operator said Thursday, in a move likely to draw further ire from
    Japan Economic Newswire
    Grenergy's net profit down by 54% in H1 2023
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - Spanish renewables developer-operator Grenergy Renovables SL (BME:GRE) closed the first semester of 2023 with a net profit of EUR 4 million (USD 4.2m), down by 54% year-on-year, despite revenues shooting up 110%. The second quarter
    SeeNews Renewables
    CPI rises nine tenths in September, to 3.5%, due to fuel and electricity prices
    September ended with an inflation rate of 3.5% compared to the same month last year, according to data published Thursday by the National Statistics Institute (INE). The figure is nine tenths higher than that of August and represents the third
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Cloudberry Clean Energy ASA | Minutes from extraordinary general meeting
    Oslo, Norway, 28 September 2023: The Extraordinary General Meeting of Cloudberry Clean Energy ASA was held at the company premises and as a digital meeting. Please find attached the Minutes from the meeting. All items on the agenda were approved
    State Grid Xiajin County Power Supply Co ensures sufficient power supply
    By Han Jingyan Updated: 2023-09-28 14:56 The Qiantun No 5 electric power station area of the State Grid Xiajin County Power Supply Co was completed and put into operation on Sept 22. "With this transformer, the village is much
    Sweden: SCA calls for quicker wind farm permits
    Swedish forestry company SCA has called for the Swedish government to make it easier to get wind farm permits in Sweden. As SCA plans to establish Sweden's largest refinery for biofuels in Timrå, it wants to set up more wind
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Titan Wind Energy Suzhou is trading 2.95 percent higher with a volume of CNY 544.3 mn on Friday 29th of September
    Titan Wind Energy Suzhou (002531.SZ) traded up 2.95 % during a 24 hours period ending at 08:08 AM Central Europe on Friday 29th. One Titan Wind Energy Suzhou stock can currently be bought for about CNY 12.91 on popular exchanges.
    Orsted Launches Sunflower Wind Farm, Pioneering Sustainable Energy in Kansas
    September 29 -- Orsted, a prominent U.S. renewable energy enterprise, has marked a significant milestone as it commenced operations for Sunflower Wind in Marion County, Kansas. Sunflower Wind is anticipated to inject tens of millions of dollars in property tax
    ERG repowers Palermo wind farm to bring it to 50.4 MW
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Italian energy company ERG SpA (BIT:ERG) said on Friday that it has renovated its Camporeale wind farm in Sicily, raising its capacity to 50.4 MW, and proceeded to energisation. The wind farm, located in Palermo,
    SeeNews Renewables
    RWE and Kitepower launch new test site for Airborne Wind in Ireland
    Copyright © InnovOrigins 2023 RWE, the world leader in renewable energy generation, has inaugurated its new innovative test facility for Airborne Wind in Ireland. This enabled the first flight of a new kite technology from Dutch startup Kitepower in Bangor
    Innovation Origins
    ScottishPower - Continuing to Shape The Future Of The UK Energy Industry
    ScottishPower1 continues to make steady progress against its goal to help deliver decarbonisation and its GBP6.7 billion investment plan to 2025. It has published its half-year report for 2023, a period in which its ScottishPower Renewables business formalised its biggest
    ENP Newswire
    Statkraft inks wind, solar PPAs with optics major ZEISS
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Norwegian renewable power producer Statkraft AS has agreed to supply 800 GWh of wind and solar electricity to German optics and optoelectronics firm ZEISS over a period of 11 years. The two companies have signed
    SeeNews Renewables
    Azerbaijani SAARES, ACWA Power sign roadmap for development of wind energy project
    NAKHCHIVAN, Azerbaijan, September 29. A roadmap for the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project and the 200 MW onshore wind power project was signed between the State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources (SAARES) under the Ministry of Energy
    Trend News Agency
    The six ways renewables increase electricity bills
    From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By Paul Homewood London, 28 September – A new paper from the Net Zero Watch demonstrates conclusively renewables increase electricity bills — indeed, it is almost impossible that adding a new windfarm
    Watts Up With That?
    Wind power is such a breeze in the long run
    WHILE reading my copy of the Irish Daily Mail on Tuesday (September 26), the latest utterances of Wind Energy Ireland (WEI) chief executive, Noel Cunniffe caught my attention. WEI's continued 'mantra' is for planning permission to be 'relaxed', so that
    Daily Mail
    The following information was released by the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) of Australia: Export Finance Australia will deliver its largest ever renewable energy financing, joining over 20 commercial lenders and Export Credit Agencies to support the US$6.9 billion,
    States News Service
    Iberdrola España completes construction in Castile and León of Spain's first hybrid wind-solar plant
    Iberdrola España has completed the construction of the first hybrid wind and solar plant in Castilla y León, Spain. The plant consists of a 74 MW photovoltaic installation and an existing 69 MW wind complex. The construction involved 360 professionals
    Contify Energy News
    MossHydro purchase order
    MossHydro AS, a subsidiary of Nordic Technology Group AS, is pleased to announce the signing of a commercial contract for Fresh Water System based on RO (Reverese Osmosis) for production of drinking water to Offshore Wind Project with a value
    Oslo Bors Newsfeed
    Vestas wins 38 MW order in Japan
    News release from Vestas Asia Pacific Singapore, 29 September 2023 Vestas has secured a 38 MW order with Toda Corporation for Iwaki Miwa Wind Farm in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Owned by JR East Energy Development Co., Ltd., the wind farm
    Ørsted cuts ribbon on 200-MW wind park in Kansas
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Danish clean energy group Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) on Thursday inaugurated its 200-MW Sunflower Wind power plant in Kansas, bringing the number of its operational wind farms in the US to 13. A final investment decision
    SeeNews Renewables
    France's wind farms generate 4.96% of all power on Sep 28
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in France reached 4.96% on September 28 as wind turbines generated 58,142 MWh. Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 1,171,596 MWh, according to
    SeeNews Renewables
    K.P. Energy successfully completes the commissioning of an additional 10.5 MW Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) connected wind power project
    September 29 -- K.P. Energy has effectively completed the commissioning of an additional 10.5 MW (Phase-V) Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) connected wind power project, which includes five wind turbine generators (WTGs) of 2.1 MW each, situated at the Sidhpur site
    Indian Real Estate News
    KP Energy receives a Notice of Approval (NoA) from NTPC Renewable Energy
    September 29 -- KP Energy has secured contracts via the Notification of Award (NoA) for the development of a 464.10 MW Balance of System Package for an Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) Connected Wind Energy Project in Gujarat. These contracts were
    Indian Real Estate News
    OX2 unveils USD-248m divestment of Swedish wind project
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Swedish renewables developer OX2 AB (STO:OX2) on Friday said it has sold a 115-MW wind project in its home country in a deal worth SEK 2.7 billion (USD 248.2m/EUR 234.5m). The Anglarna project was offloaded
    SeeNews Renewables
    OX2 sells 115 MW wind farm Ånglarna in Sweden for 2.7 billion SEK
    OX2 has sold the 115 MW wind farm Ånglarna in Sweden to a European utility for 2.7 billion SEK*. The sale will be recorded in the third quarter. The Ånglarna wind farm will consist of 18 turbines and be situated
    Modular Finance Nordic Press Releases
    International alliance to promote offshore wind in the Mediterranean
    Some fifteen organizations, including environmental organizations, electricity grid operators and the offshore wind energy industry, have created an international coalition to promote the "sustainable" development of offshore wind farms in the Mediterranean and Atlantic waters. Among other things, this alliance
    CE Noticias Financieras
    AboitizPower, Vivant, Vena Energy to put up Northern Samar wind project
    Aboitiz Power Corp. is teaming up with Singapore-based Vena Energy and Cebu-based Vivant Energy Corp. to put up a 206-megawatt (MW) wind power project in the Visayas. The joint venture, called Lihangin Wind Energy Corp., has signed an agreement to
    Philippine Star News
    Alcazar Energy acquires rights to 118 MW wind farm project in Montenegro
    PODGORICA (Montenegro), September 28 (SeeNews) - Luxembourg-based renewable energy investor Alcazar Energy said on Thursday that it has acquired the rights for a 118 MW wind farm project in Montenegro, the largest in the country. Alcazar Energy is entering into
    SeeNews Power Market Review
    Navigating Misgovernance in the Energy Sector
    Navigating the intricate labyrinth of energy reforms is a daunting task, especially in a dynamic country like Pakistan. Here, the energy sector seems to be perpetually caught in a dance between crises and makeshift solutions. At a recent high-profile conference
    Daily Pakistan Today
    Offshore Windfarm Hollandse Kust Zuid Inaugurated
    Dutch King Willem-Alexander jointly with the board members of Allianz, Vattenfall, and BASF officially inaugurated Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4, one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world The fossil free electricity generated from Hollandse Kust Zuid is expected
    Business Wire
    Sweden: Vattenfall publishes solar index 2023
    Swedish state-owned energy company Vattenfall has published its solar index for 2023. It shows how much solar energy could be produced annually if all small houses in Sweden had rooftop solar panels. In 2022, the solar capacity was 11.3 billion
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Canadian Solar Sells Hiroshima Suzuhari Solar Project to Japanese Private Fund
    September 29 -- Canadian Solar, a leading global provider of solar energy solutions, has announced the successful completion of the sale of its 17.5 MWp Hiroshima Suzuhari operational project, located in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan. The project was sold to a
    Vestas Secures 38 MW Order for Iwaki Miwa Wind Farm in Fukushima, Japan
    September 29 -- In a significant stride towards sustainable energy, Vestas, a global leader in wind energy solutions, has successfully secured a 38 MW order with Toda Corporation for the Iwaki Miwa Wind Farm located in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. This
    Siemens Energy set to contribute to Kazakhstan's energy projects, including equipment supply
    ASTANA. Sept 29 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) - Kazakhstan's Minister of Energy, Almasadam Satkaliev, met with Siemens Energy representatives during his trip to Germany to discuss potential collaborations on major energy projects in Kazakhstan. "The company is prepared to participate in Kazakhstan's energy
    Interfax Kazakhstan General Newswire
    Pakistan's power grid owes $1.2 billion to Chinese producers
    Islamabad : Pakistan has to pay back Rs 360 PKR (around 1.25 billion dollars) to the Chinese power producers, Dawn News reported on Thursday. It was reported that the Chinese side pleaded to charge PKR 1.83 per unit additional cost
    Times of Oman
    FLOATING POWER PLANT - Court refuses Karpowership shares battle interdict
    Court refuses Karpowership shares battle interdict Energy CorrespondentPowergroup SA, the local empowerment partner of Karadeniz Holdings, majority shareholder in Karpowership SA, has failed in its bid to get a court interdict stopping the company taking back the shares held in
    Business Day
    Guddu power plant seeks Nepra nod for hike in tariff
    Guddu Thermal Power Plant (Genco-II) has asked the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) for permission to charge 1.5 times more than the regular combined-cycle tariff rates, as specified in the tariff from February 24, 2006, for their open-cycle power
    The News International
    Neoenergia to install 3-MW DG solar plant in Bahia
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian utility company Neoenergia SA (BVMF:NEOE3) announced on Thursday it will build a distributed generation (DG) solar park in Bahia state with a 3-MW generation capacity.Named GD Itapebi, the solar plant will supply electricity at
    SeeNews Renewables
    TotalEnergies expands agri-PV ops via takeover of Ombrea
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - French energy group TotalEnergies (EPA:TTE) unveiled on Thursday the acquisition of domestic agrivoltaics firm Ombrea in a deal seen to advance the development of its own 1.5-GW agri-PV project portfolio. Established in October 2016, Ombrea
    SeeNews Renewables
    Vestas wins 38 MW order in Japan
    SINGAPORE, Sept. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestas has secured a 38 MW order with Toda Corporation for Iwaki Miwa Wind Farm in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Owned by JR East Energy Development Co., Ltd., the wind farm will be constructed by
    Associated Press
    YPF and YPF Luz seal agreement to explore green hydrogen production
    YPF and YPF Luz sealed a memorandum of understanding with the Korean company Posco to explore the development of renewable energies and investments in the country, which would include a green hydrogen production plant with export possibilities. The Argentine companies,
    CE Noticias Financieras
    First batch of uranium for RNPP heads to Rooppur amid tight security
    Tangail, Sept. 29 -- The first consignment of uranium, the nuclear fuel for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, is headed to Pabna's Rooppur under special security arrangement. The consignment crossed the Bangabandhu Bridge area at around 10am on Friday, said Superintendent
    United News of Bangladesh
    Microsoft Eyes Nuclear Energy To Power Its Massive AI Ambitions
    By Haley Zaremba -- Gates partners with Warren Buffet to launch TerraPower, a venture aiming for safer and more sustainable nuclear energy. -- Microsoft seeks to harness nuclear power, especially Small Modular Reactors, for its energy-intensive AI endeavors. -- Public
    Azerbaijan needs to double down on excellence in financing energy transition - BCG
    BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 29. Azerbaijan needs to double down on excellence in financing energy transition, Anton Kosach, managing director and partner at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, told Trend. “Hydrocarbons remain an important part of the energy
    Trend News Agency
    Neoenergia, Comerc Energia form DG solar partnership in Brazil
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian utility company Neoenergia SA (BVMF:NEOE3) has signed an agreement with local energy firm Comerc Energia to establish a holding focused on the development and operation of distributed generation (DG) solar projects. Under the agreement,
    SeeNews Renewables
    Cabinet commends return of Kusile Power Station's Unit 4
    Cabinet has commended the return to service of Kusile Power Station's Unit 4 from planned maintenance, bringing back 800 megawatts to the country's power grid. 'This milestone is central to generating capacity for the national grid in addressing the frequency
    South African Official News
    Dutch Giga Storage taps Belgian market with 1,200-MWh battery plan
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - Netherlands-based energy storage developer Giga Storage intends to install a 1,200-MWh battery system in Belgium, near the Dutch border, in what it will be its first project beyond its home country. The company unveiled its
    SeeNews Renewables
    McPhy Energy: McPhy commissions the first large-capacity and low-carbon hydrogen refueling station for Brétéché in Vendée (AVIA network)
    Brétéché inaugurates the first station in its low-carbon hydrogen distribution network at Maché in Vendée (France) This Dual Pressure 350 and 700 bar station, with a capacity of up to 1 ton per day, will supply hydrogen to light, commercial
    GlobeNewswire Europe
    Germany bets on hydrogen to help cut trucking emissions
    Applause rings out as Daimler Truck's hydrogen-powered, zero-emission lorry crosses the finish line in Berlin after completing a record-breaking 1,047-kilometre (650 mile) journey on a single tank. But in the race to decarbonise long-haul trucking, the niche technology is still
    AFP World News
    Solar-plus-storage project in Senegal locks USD 24m in funding
    September 29 (Renewables Now) - The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has approved extending some XOF 15 billion (USD 24.1m/EUR 22.9m) in debt to support the construction of a 30-MW solar park with an energy storage system in Senegal. Teranga
    SeeNews Renewables
    Stakeholders canvass improved investment, tech adoption over worsening power crisis
    Stakeholders in the energy industry are advocating for collaboration, technology adoption, and increased investment to address Nigeria's electricity challenges, OPEOLUWANI AKINTAYOwrites Nigeria's average power generation of 3,970.33 MW as of July reflects the country's energy crisis. Although there was an
    Punch, The (Nigeria)
    The biggest innovation event in the electricity sector, Citeenel 2023, will take place in São Luís (MA)
    Registration is now open for the Congress on Technological Innovation and Energy Efficiency in the Electricity Sector - Citeenel 2023. Considered the largest innovation event in the electricity sector, the meeting will take place from October 25 to 27 in
    CE Noticias Financieras
    FG targets 350GW of electricity by 2043, says Bagudu
    The federal government has pledged to achieve a target of 350 gigawatts (GW) of electricity-generating capacity by the year 2043. It also described the power sector as the most important among all the assets listed in the National Integrated Infrastructure
    The Nation
    Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant to Start Discharging 2nd Batch of Nuclear Wastewater on 5 Oct
    Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced that the release of the second batch of treated nuclear wastewater from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean will commence on 5 October. TEPCO plans to release approx. 7,800 tons of nuclear
    Khejri trees axed for setting up solar plants
    Barmer, Sept. 29 -- For setting up solar power plants, private companies are felling protected khejri trees (Rajasthan's state tree) in Jaisalmer district, officials admit. But instead of taking action, authorities of civil administration and the forest department are blaming
    Hindustan Times
    Shandong Liaocheng Power Supply Company of State Grid boosts clean energy Thanks to an abundance of natural resources, Suanzili village in Xiaojiazhuang town, Chiping district of Liaocheng, Shandong province, is pursuing efforts to develop clean electricity -- with an emphasis on photovoltaic power. The village site is mostly saline-alkali and
    China Daily: Hong Kong Edition
    Bangladesh gets fuel for 1st nuclear power plant from Russia
    DHAKA, Bangladesh The first shipment of uranium for Bangladesh's biggest and lone nuclear power plant project landed Thursday in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, an official with the project told Anadolu. A special air cargo place from Russia brought nuclear
    Sm Najmus Sakib |
    Brazil opens green hydrogen center with German support
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