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    Power News - June 7

    There are 135 news articles for this date.


    Peter Allen, Former CPUC Attorney, Joins the Energy Central Network of Experts: A Power Perspectives Interview
    The utility sector is undoubtedly growing at an unprecedented rate, but many leaders find themselves wringing their hands that the amount of new workforce coming in may not be keeping pace with what’s needed and the brain drain experienced when
    Energy Central

    T&D Automation

    Semitech’s PLC Technology Now Available as a Click Board from MikroElektronika
    MELBOURNE, Australia, June 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Semitech Semiconductor, an innovative provider of reliable wireless and power line communication (PLC) solutions for smart grid, automotive and industrial IoT applications, today announced that its SM2400 PLC solution is now available
    Sensex up 150 points, Nifty trades above 18,650; FMCG stocks gain, broader markets outperform
    Domestic equities traded higher on Wednesday tracking a rise in US equities and ahead for RBI Monetary Policy. BSE benchmark Sensex gained 350.08 points, or 0.56 per cent, to 63,142.96, while broader NSE Nifty50 rose 127.40 points, or 0.68 per
    Express Web Desk

    Utility Business / General

    Barrett pushes for wind energy
    Legislation aimed at increasing the target amount of electricity generated by New York's offshore wind development projects by 2035 has the support of Assemblywoman Didi Barrett, D-106, and assorted environmental groups. Barrett held a press conference with state Sen. Brian
    Work resumes on Vineyard Wind after union protest causes six-day delay
    Workers returned to the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal on Thursday to continue unloading a barge carrying wind turbine components that sat largely untouched during a weeklong stoppage that local longshoremen staged to protest the hiring decisions of Vineyard Wind,
    Ben Berke
    Derry people encouraged to walk through wind farms this June
    Located on the Derry-Donegal border, Carrickatane Wind Farm offers visitors a choice of scenic viewpoints and leisurely trails. The trails all offer fantastic views of surrounding countryside, as visitors weave through some of the country’s most powerful wind turbines which,
    The Derry Journal
    EnerVenue secures 25-MWh order for metal-hydrogen batteries
    June 6 (Renewables Now) - EnerVenue, a Fremont, California-based company specialising in metal-hydrogen batteries, on Tuesday said it has secured a 25-MWh order from a leading energy company in the Southeastern US. The company will supply its Energy Storage Vessels
    SeeNews Renewables
    Norwegian utility backs developer of kite-like wind power generators
    June 6 (Renewables Now) - Norwegian utility Voss Energi AS has committed to make an equity investment of NOK 3 million (USD 270,000/EUR 252,000) in airborne wind energy (AWE) specialist Kitemill, which is developing a kite-like wind power generator. Kitemill
    SeeNews Renewables
    Over 11,000 people left without power after substation fire in Altai Territory
    More than 11,000 people in 22 settlements in the Altai Territory have been left without electricity following a fire at the Smaznevo power substation, a local official told TASS on Monday. "Twenty-two settlements cut off power supplies. As many as
    Thai News Service
    Burgenland Energie is once again reducing electricity prices
    Burgenland Energie announced on Tuesday that it will reduce energy prices for existing and new customers. The company stated that it can pass on the benefits from its procurement to customers. A proposal for the price reduction has been presented
    APA EconomicNews Service
    The Agency Strikes Back: EPA Proposes New Emissions Limits For Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants
    In Short The Situation: The Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has issued proposed rules to limit carbon dioxide ("CO2") emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants (the "Proposed Rules"). The Result: The Proposed Rules would require nearly all existing fossil-fueled electricity generating
    By Mr Jeffrey Schlegel, Daniella Einik, Kevin Holewinski, Yaakov M. Roth, Jane Story, Charles Wehland, Caroline A. Corbally, Cameron J. Gable, Nisha Jain, Mary McCauslin and Justin D. Stoll
    Cape May County resolution opposes wind power
    SEA ISLE CITY — If there was any doubt where Cape May County's governing body stood on plans for wind farms producing energy off its coast, a recent resolution should clear that up. Approved in a unanimous vote, the resolution
    BILL BARLOW Staff Writer
    Mastless Wind Turbine for Power Generation
    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, June 6 -- J. HENCH CONSULTING, INC., Benbrook, Texas has been assigned a patent (No. US 11668278 B2, initially filed May 14, 2021) developed by Steven C. Hench, Dallas, Texas, for "Mastless wind turbine for power generation." A
    Targeted News Service
    New wind turbine permission set to be renewed despite objections
    PERMISSION for a new wind turbine in Neilston is set to be renewed despite objections from residents. Harelaw Wind Turbine Ltd wants to erect a 50-metre high turbine at Harelaw Wood to the south of Kingston Road. It had been
    Evening Times
    WindEurope: Nature restoration and wind energy go hand in hand
    The EU is planning new legislation to restore Europe’s natural ecosystems. The European Commission has proposed binding restoration targets for specific habitats and species. It aims to restore 30% of the EU’s degraded areas, and ultimately all ecosystems in need
    Contify Energy News
    SouthCoast backing out of wind farm plan
    As anticipated, SouthCoast Wind has announced it will seek to terminate the utility contracts it needs to finance the construction of a giant offshore wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, citing significant increases in the cost of the project. The
    By Jon Chesto|Globe Staff
    Clark PUD board decides to join nuclear power feasibility study
    Jun. 6—Despite several public objections decrying nuclear energy in the region, the Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners unanimously approved participation in a feasibility study for a small nuclear reactor development Tuesday morning. The nuclear energy company, Energy Northwest, sought
    Sarah Wolf, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.
    2 Nevada energy projects take next steps in BLM approval process
    The Bureau of Land Management announced Monday that it is accepting public comment on a plan to build a 300 megawatt solar farm in Indian Springs called Bonanza Solar. Separately, the BLM is taking public comment on the Greenlink West
    Sean Hemmersmeier, Las Vegas Review-Journal
    Constellation Energy makes the 2023 Fortune 500 as the only Baltimore-area company
    Constellation Energy was the only Baltimore-based corporation to make the annual Fortune 500 list after its first full year as an independent company. The energy company, with $24.4 billion in revenue last fiscal year, came in 162nd on Fortune magazine’s
    Lorraine Mirabella, Baltimore Sun
    AES buys 2-GW solar-plus-storage project in California from Avantus
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - US power company AES Corp (NYSE:AES) on Wednesday said it has acquired the largest permitted solar-plus-storage project in the US, the 2-GW Bellefield scheme, in Kern County, California, from its developer, Avantus. The late-stage development
    SeeNews Renewables
    Real estate firm Crow Holdings launches renewables platform
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - US real estate investment and development firm Crow Holdings announced the launching of a new renewables-focused unit to develop solar energy and battery storage projects across the country, saying that it has already marked off
    SeeNews Renewables
    Workshop on Green Hydrogen and De-Carbonization by Energy Efficient Technologies
    Bokaro, June 7 -- Environment Protection and Sustainability Department of Bokaro Steel Plant in association with Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board has launched a campaign under Mission Life: Lifestyle for Environment Mantra. A workshop on "Green Hydrogen and De-Carbonization by
    The Pioneer
    Carthage residents informed of opt-out option for Ameren
    Ameren Illinois' adjusted electric supply rate for residential customers, posted Tuesday, was set at 8.04 cents per kilowatthour, or 3.88 cents less than the City of Carthage's electric aggregation rate of 11.924 cents per kilowatthour. The utility's new tariff rate,
    Staff Writer
    AES Acquires Largest Permitted Solar-Plus-Storage Project in the United States
    Strengthens Position as a Leader in Providing Renewable Energy to Corporate CustomersARLINGTON, Va., June 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced the acquisition of the 2 GW Bellefield project, which is currently in late-stage development, and
    Associated Press
    AES Acquires Largest Permitted Solar-Plus-Storage Project in the United States
    Strengthens Position as a Leader in Providing Renewable Energy to Corporate Customers ARLINGTON, Va., June 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced the acquisition of the 2 GW Bellefield project, which is currently in late-stage development,
    PR Newswire
    Solar developers must stop runoff that filled Georgia lake with mud
    A jury has already awarded $135 million to a Southwest Georgia couple whose lake was choked by muddy runoff from a massive solar installation next door. Now the federal judge who heard the case has ordered the companies behind the
    Drew Kann, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    Eskom says sabotage-implicated executive is not currently on its radar
    In response to City Press Sunday's report regarding a high-ranking official being behind several incidents of sabotage at power stations, struggling power utility Eskom has affirmed its commitment to combatting fraud and corruption within the organisation. The report alleged that
    Staff Reporter
    NEW SURVEY - SA has a 66GW renewable energy pipeline
    NEW SURVEY SA has a 66GW renewable energy pipeline Energy CorrespondentSA already has a pipeline of 66GW of renewable energy projects under development, a new study has shown. The Renewable Energy Grid Survey launched on Tuesday included responses from 209
    Business Day
    EnerVenue and High Caliber Energy Partner to Provide Grid-Scale Energy Storage to Florida
    EnerVenue and High Caliber Energy have partnered to provide grid-scale energy storage to Florida. EnerVenue will supply a 25 MWh order of Energy Storage Vessels (ESVs) for High Caliber Energy’s client, a leading energy company based in the Southeastern United
    Contify Energy News
    Maine Public Utilities Commission Unanimously Approve Central Maine Power Multi-year Rate Plan
    ORANGE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2023-- Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company and member of the Iberdrola Group, announced today that the Maine Public Utilities Commission approved Central Maine Power’s multi-year rate plan. Key highlights of the rate
    Associated Press
    House GOP Renews Fears EPA Power Plant GHG Plan Would Harm Grid
    June 6, 2023 Tweet House Republicans are renewing their concerns that the EPA's proposal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants might cause major grid reliability issues, reprising one of their core lines of attack even as supporters of
    MICATU Electrifies its Management Team with New Vice President of Engineering
    MICATU - Superior Grid Edge Solution MICATU optical sensors provide superior reliability, accuracy, precision, and harmonic measurement when measuring voltage, current, and temperature. Industry Veteran Bjorn Hansson Joins Company to Accelerate Commercialization of Revolutionary Optical Sensor Platform The entire optical
    EIN Presswire
    Barrett pushes to increase wind energy by 2035
    Legislation aimed at increasing the target amount of electricity generated by New York's offshore wind development projects by 2035 has the support of Assemblywoman Didi Barrett, D-106, and assorted environmental groups. Barrett held a press conference with state Sen. Brian
    The Daily Mail
    DMCI Power plans to build wind farm on Semirara Island
    DMCI Power Corp. is planning to build a wind power plant on Semirara Island, its listed parent firm DMCI Holdings, Inc. told the stock exchange on Monday. 'We are also looking at solar energy to augment the supply in the
    Business World


    Africa: Power station improvements lead to lower load shedding stages
    Source: South Africa News Agency Eskom will implement Stage 3 load shedding this afternoon following further improvement in the power utility’s power stations. Stage 3 load shedding will be implemented until midnight, with load shedding wholly suspended until 4pm tomorrow.
    USA: The largest coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania will close by July 2023
    Source: US Energy Information Administration June 5, 2023 After 54 years of providing power to Pennsylvania and New York, the Homer City Generating Station in Pennsylvania will close by July 2023, according to the plant’s owner. The 1,888 megawatt coal
    Croatian company modernizes two Verbund power plants
    The power company Verbund has signed two contracts worth over EUR 10 million with the Croatian company Koncar for the revitalization of two hydropower plants on the Austrian-German border, according to the Croatian generator manufacturer. The deal involves the modernization
    APA EconomicNews Service
    NW nuclear plant failed to properly measure workers' radioactive exposure, report says
    Jun. 6—Energy Northwest failed to correctly measure the exposure of workers who inhaled or ingested radioactive material during an incident at the Northwest's only commercial nuclear power plant, said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. On the night shift during the spring
    Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, Wash.)
    Keeping Diablo Canyon open wasn’t political, head of U.S. nuclear regulatory agency says
    The decision to keep Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant running past its originally scheduled closure dates wasn’t political, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman said during a visit to the plant last week. Chris Hanson was designated by President Joe
    Mackenzie Shuman, The Sacramento Bee
    Turbine 3 of Luachimo dam resumes
    06 Jun 2023 (Angola Press News Agency) The Turbine 3 of the Luachimo hydroelectric project, located in the eastern Lunda Norte province, has restarted production after the replacement of parts that were damaged in May of this year. The turbine,
    Africa Newswire
    Idaho Power prepares for the next 50 years with hydroelectricity from Hells Canyon dams
    The three dams that make up the Hells Canyon Complex provide 70% of Idaho Power's hydroelectricity. Completed in 1967, Hells Canyon Dam includes a fish trap that captures adult salmon and steelhead that are spawned at the company's hatcheries. (Mia
    Idaho Capital Sun
    Hydro One awards five Black-identifying post-secondary students with its William Peyton Hubbard Memorial Award
    Hydro One awards five Black-identifying post-secondary students with its William Peyton Hubbard Memorial Award. Each recipient will receive a $5,000 academic scholarship and an opportunity to gain valuable work experience. Hydro One provides five Black-identifying Ontario post-secondary students pursuing disciplines
    Contify Energy News
    Column: Dow's nuke plant comes into sharper focus, and it looks better and better
    TThe more you pore through facts and figures and presentations about the X-energy nuclear power reactors planned for the Dow plant in Seadrift, the more you like. First off, it's the size of the reactors. The company disclosed on Wednesday
    Keith W. Kohn |
    Army to train Temelin power plant protection next week
    Temelin, South Bohemia, June 7 (CTK) - Some 200 soldiers, police and CEZ energy utility employees will be training the protection of the nuclear power plant Temelin against an armed attack next week, Temelin spokesman Marek Svitak told reporters today.
    Czech News Agency
    Power Station Improvements Lead to Lower Load Shedding Stages
    Eskom will implement Stage 3 load shedding this afternoon following further improvement in the power utility's power stations. Stage 3 load shedding will be implemented until midnight, with load shedding wholly suspended until 4pm tomorrow. That cycle will be repeated
    Public Service Company of New Mexico Declares Preferred Dividend
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Public Service Company of New Mexico, a subsidiary of PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM), declared the regular quarterly dividend of $1.145 per share on the 4.58 percent series of
    Associated Press
    Eskom’s Load Shedding Stages Ramped Up
    Eskom has announced that it will implement Stage 4 and 5 load shedding until further notice. This after breakdowns occurred at several of the power utility's stations overnight. Stage 4 will be implemented between 5am and 4pm while Stage 5
    TechFinancials (South Africa)
    President Ramaphosa Sets Out Powers For Electricity Minister
    President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a proclamation to transfer roles and responsibilities to the Minister in the Presidency for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa. A statement released by the Presidency said some powers have been shifted from the Minister of Mineral
    TechFinancials (South Africa)


    CMP rate hike approved by regulators, will increase home bills nearly $2 next month
    Jun. 6—State utility regulators on Tuesday approved a rate hike for Central Maine Power — a compromise that will increase a typical home's total electric bill by just over 1%, or $1.67, next month and by roughly $5 a month
    Tux Turkel, Portland Press Herald, Maine
    Entergy Mississippi LLC - Entergy Mississippi provides summer energy efficiency tips
    News Center Entergy Mississippi provides summer energy efficiency tipsFor Immediate ReleaseEntergy Mississippi provides summer energy efficiency tips06/07/2023JACKSON, Miss. - Signs of summer are already here. Don't sweat it by taking time to prepare your home for higher temperatures, which ultimately
    U.S. Regulated Equity Markets (Alternative Disclosure) via PUBT


    New York Residents Can Now Unlock Energy Savings, Improve Electric Grid Reliability with SmartThings
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartThings, the premier technology enabling connected living and driving the future of smart homes, has partnered with smart building and grid-service company Logical Buildings to offer New York residents greater control
    Asia-Pac: Power pact to be reviewed
    Source: Hong Kong Information Services Secretary for Environment & Ecology Tse Chin-wan said the Government is keeping an open mind with regard to the interim review of the Scheme of Control Agreements (SCAs) and has not set any limit on
    Virginia regulators expected to vote on Youngkin plan to withdraw from climate initiative
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia regulators are expected to take a final vote Wednesday on whether to advance Gov. Glenn Youngkin's plan to withdraw from a multistate carbon cap-and-trade program. Virginia spent years under Democratic administrations moving toward participation in
    Associated Press


    Eskom Just Energy Transition Project in South Africa
    What is the Eskom Just Energy Transition Project? The Eskom Just Energy Transition Project (EJETP) is a $497 million project approved by the World Bank Group in November 2022 at the request of the Government of South Africa. It will
    Thai News Service
    SouthCoast Wind wants to cancel its contract to build offshore turbines
    The developer behind SouthCoast Wind wants to cancel its contracts and secure more money to build 1,200 megawatts of offshore wind power, throwing uncertainty over a majority of the already-approved energy capacity in the state's offshore wind pipeline. SouthCoast Wind,
    Chris Lisinski
    Explosion destroys dam and puts Ukrainian city in a state of emergency
    News Summary An explosion has destroyed the dam of the hydroelectric power plant in New Kakhovka, Ukraine, resulting in partial flooding of the area and the declaration of a state of emergency by Russian authorities imposed in the region. Ukraine
    CE Noticias Financieras
    State minister faces wrath of opposition MPs for power outage
    Dhaka, June 6 -- Opposition lawmakers came down heavily on State Minister Nasrul Hamid Bipu for the ongoing power outage. Addressing the parliament during the discussion on cut motion tabled by the state minister, they observed that the power ministry
    Financial Express
    Karnataka hikes electricity prices by Rs.2.89 day after announcing 200 free units
    New Delhi, June 6 -- The Karnataka government has hiked electricity prices by Rs.2.89 per unit for those above 'free' 200-unit slab. CM Siddaramaiah-led Congress government had on Monday announced that Karnataka would implement the 'Gruha Jyoti scheme' under which
    AES Andes acquires Bolero Solar Park in northern Chile for US$ 112.7 million
    In the framework of advancing its strategy of making its operations focused on renewable energies, AES Andes announced the purchase of a photovoltaic plant with an installed capacity of 146 MW known as Parque Bolero Solar, which includes an electrical
    CE Noticias Financieras
    AES Andes acquires photovoltaic plant in the Antofagasta Region for US$ 112 million
    AES Andes informed this Monday in an essential fact to the Financial Market Commission (CMF) the execution of a purchase and sale agreement for the acquisition of the Bolero Solar Park, located in the commune of Sierra Gorda, in the
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Dnieper River?s water level down 2.5 meters near Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant
    MOSCOW, June 6. /TASS/. The water level in the Dnieper River near the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) dropped by 2.5 meters and this figure may reach seven meters following the damage that was inflicted on the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power
    BNP's nationwide sit-in on June 8 to protest loadshedding
    DHAKA, June 6 -- long sit-in programme in front of all the district offices of the Power Division across the country on June 8 to protest the ongoing loadshedding and 'corruption' in the power sector. Besides, the party will also
    United News of Bangladesh
    IAEA warns of low water level in cooling tank at Zaporozhie power plant
    Vienna - The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, assured that the water level in the cooling tank of the Zaporozhie nuclear power plant systems had decreased in a worrying way. "The dam at Novaya
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Engie buys a 182 MW renewable portfolio in Galicia and Andalusia from Greenalia
    Engie has signed the acquisition of a 182 MW portfolio of renewable projects from Greenalia in Galicia and Andalusia. The projects are in the development phase and are expected to be operational in 2025. The transaction marks Engie's entry into
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Kakhovka dam destroyed in Ukraine: vital for Crimea and the Zaporiyia nuclear power plant
    The New Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant, destroyed last night by an explosion blamed on each other by Moscow and Kiev, is of key importance for the area, in particular for the proper functioning of the Zaporiyia nuclear power plant and
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Brussels defends elimination of electricity market intervention measures in the face of price stabilization
    The European Commission has defended in a report published on Monday the withdrawal of electricity market intervention measures such as the cap on revenues to infra-marginal energies --nuclear, renewables--, established in September 2022 to cope with the electricity price spike
    CE Noticias Financieras
    The Almaraz Power Plant (Cáceres) records 600 million MWh of electricity production since the beginning of its commercial operation.
    On May 19th, the Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant has reached an accumulated production of 600 million MWh since the beginning of its commercial operation in 1983. This is a "historic milestone" that places the plant as the one with the
    CE Noticias Financieras
    NTPC to commence commercial operation of second part capacity of Gandhar Solar PV Project
    India, June 6 -- NTPC is all set to commence commercial operation of second part capacity of 10 MW of 20 MW Gandhar Solar PV Project at Gandhar, Gujarat, with effect from June 7, 2023. The first part capacity of
    Accord Fintech
    Finerge, Alfanar sign deal to add 71 MW of wind in Spain
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - Portuguese renewable power company Finerge SA has signed a deal with Saudi Arabia's construction company Alfanar to finance the construction and operation of a 71-MW wind project in Spain. According to the note published on
    SeeNews Renewables
    Ambitious £300m plans unveiled for wind farm on site of former coalfield
    Scott Wright AN investment firm focused on developing renewable energy infrastructure on former coal mining sites has raised £300 million to build an ambitious wind farm project in East Ayrshire. Brockwell Energy said last night that it had reached financial
    The Herald
    KP Energy charges 140MW power evacuation system for wind-solar hybrid power project in Gujarat
    India, June 7 -- KP Energy has successfully completed the development activities and charged the 140MW power evacuation system for wind-solar hybrid power project at Fulsar site in Taluka Talaja, District Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The power evacuation system comprised of 140MW
    Accord Fintech
    UAE, Egypt team up to establish Africa's biggest wind farm
    Mubasher:Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company), Infinity Power, and Hassan Allam Utilities inked an agreement with Egypt's New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) to build Africa's biggest wind farm. The entities will join forces to establish a 10-gigawatt (GW) capacity
    TotalEnergies, Nobel Energy to add 900 MW renewables in Azerbaijan
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - Azerbaijan's Ministry of Energy has signed memoranda of understanding (MoU) with France’s TotalEnergies SE (EPA:TTE) and Nobel Energy Management for the development of 900 MW of wind and solar projects. The capacity will be installed
    SeeNews Renewables
    IN BRIEF: Greencoat UK Wind completes Dalquhandy wind farm acquisition
    Greencoat UK Wind PLC - London-based renewable infrastructure fund, focused on UK wind farms - Completes the acquisition of Dalquhandy wind farm from BayWa re. The purchase was first announced in April, with Greencoat expecting to pay around GBP50 million
    Alliance News
    UAE’s Masdar consortium to build $10B wind farm in Egypt
    Arab Finance: The consortium led by Abu Dhabi's Masdar and comprised Hassan Allam Utilities and Infinity Power signed an agreement with the Egyptian New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) to secure a plot of land to build a 10-gigawatt wind
    Arab Finance
    Italy and Spain have things in common – not the way they produce energy
    Copyright InnovOrigins Despite having similar geographical positioning, Italy and Spain are very different in how they produce power. In our , Spain often scores better than Italy, and there are several reasons behind this gap. Italy’s massive dependence on fossil
    Innovation Origins
    ABO Wind: Change of legal form to partnership limited by shares would open up great potential
    ABO Wind AG is considering changing its legal form to a partnership limited by shares (KGaA). The change in legal form would open up new perspectives for the company and considerable further share price potential for long-term oriented shareholders. The
    Contify Energy News
    Idon't have any amazing news to break," admits Greg Jackson, the boss of one the UK's leading energy companies as he sits down for our interview - which is a surprise as Octopus Energy has been driving a raft of
    Greg Jackson
    Egypt, UAE to create large-scale wind power project
    Doha, June 7 -- Egypt signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to create one of the world's largest $10 billion wind power projects, Al Arabiya TV reported. The project to generate 10 gigawatts of electric power will
    United News of India
    'No immediate risk' to Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant after dam burst
    Kiev — The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said there is no immediate danger to the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in Ukraine following an explosion that burst the Nova Kakhovka dam further downstream. "IAEA experts at Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power
    Energy Tech Giant Kraken Lands First US Licensing Deal With Energy Manager Tenaska Power Services
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 7, 2023-- Kraken Technologies, one of the world’s fastest growing energy tech companies, has signed its first deal in the US with energy manager Tenaska Power Services (TPS). The initial implementation will manage certain TPS customer battery
    Associated Press
    EU countries reduce 19% of gas consumption, says French minister
    BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 7. Together, EU countries achieved a reduction of 19 percent of gas consumption between August 2022 and March 2023, France’s Minister of Energy Transition Agnes Pannier-Runacher said at the 8th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency, Trend
    Trend News Agency
    TotalEnergies increases sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production and low carbon energies at Grandpuits
    Multi-energy company TotalEnergies (Paris:TTE) (LSE:TTE) (NYSE:TTE) announced on Wednesday that it is ramping up its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production and low carbon energy development at the Grandpuits site. The expansion includes doubling SAF production capacity to 285,000 tons annually,
    People, enterprises save electricity in prolonged hot weather
    Nguyen Thi Hoa, who lives in Tay Ho district in Hanoi, has actively reduced her electricity usage over the past two months. To save electricity, instead of turning on all the lights every evening as before, her house now only
    Vietnam Plus
    Ambassador reaffirms Vietnam's support for nuclear non-proliferation
    Ambassador Nguyen Trung Kien, Governor - Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has affirmed Vietnam's consistent policy of supporting the non-proliferation of the nuclear weapons, moving towards the complete and thorough nuclear disarmament. Speaking at
    Vietnam Plus
    Sweden: Plans for restarting Öresundsverket power plant
    In Sweden, electricity grid operator Svenska Kraftnät plans to restart gas-fuelled combined cycle power plant Öresundsverket in Malmö. Plant owner Sydkraft, part of Uniper group, has now been commissioned to restore the plant to operational status. The aim is for
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Vietnam's electricity imports increase but remain low for demand
    HANOI, June 7 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's state utility EVN is set to ramp up its electricity imports from neighboring countries China and Laos but net imports will only contribute a small percentage to the overall demand, Vietnam News Agency reported
    Xinhua News Agency
    Sweden: Vattenfall starting new project in production of fossil-free hydrogen
    Swedish state-owned energy group Vattenfall is starting a new project in the production of fossil-free hydrogen at the Ringhals nuclear power plant. Vattenfall states in a press release that the project increases the flexibility around utilisation of the electricity grid
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Beijing concerned about impact of Kakhovka HPP destruction
    BRUSSELS. June 7 (Interfax) - China is deeply concerned about the consequences of the Kakhovka Hydropower Plant's destruction in the Kherson region, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday. "We express serious concern over the damage to the
    Interfax Russia & CIS General Newswire
    KEGOC may hold IPO in 2023 and offer 5% of its shares
    ASTANA. June 7 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) - KEGOC, Kazakhstan's operator of the national power grid, may offer 5% of its shares in a secondary public offering (SPO) this year, said Yernar Zhanadil, the managing director for development of National Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna.
    Interfax Kazakhstan General Newswire
    Türkiye, IAEA in close cooperation on Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant's construction: Turkish official
    Ankara: Anadolu Agency has issued the following news release: Türkiye is in close cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the construction of the country's first nuclear power plant, a Turkish ambassador said on Monday. Speaking to Anadolu,
    Turkish Government News
    Hong Kong: LCQ6 - Scheme of Control Agreements signed between Government and two power companies
    June 7 -- Hong Kong SAR Government issued the following Q&A by the Hon Hoey Simon Lee and the Secretary for Environment and Ecology, Tse Chin-wan: Following is a question by Dr the Hon Hoey Simon Lee and a reply
    Hong Kong Government News
    Leontyev: partial destruction of Kakhovka hydroelectric station in Ukrainian bombing
    MOSCOW June 06. 2023 (Saba) - Head of the Novaya Kakhovka city administration Vladimir Leontyev has confirmed that the upper part of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station was destroyed in the Ukrainian bombing, without the water reservoir dam being demolished.
    Yemen News Agency
    Fortum to acquire Telge Energi AB - one of the 10 largest electricity solutions providers in Sweden
    FORTUM CORPORATION INVESTOR NEWS 7 JUNE 2023 AT 14:00 EEST Fortum has agreed to acquire the entire shareholding in the Swedish electricity solutions provider Telge Energi AB on a cash and debt-free basis for approximately SEK 450 million (EUR 39
    Myanmar’s Power Sector Professionals get training from NTPC in Microgrids and Electric Vehicles Technologies, under Government’s Capacity Building Programme
    New Delhi: Press Information Bureau, The Government of India has issued the following press release: A team of forty professionals from Myanmar who are working in power sector and associated areas is in India to enhance their professional competencies. The
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    Torrent Power soars 9% on inking MoU with Maharashtra govt for 3 projects.
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    12 MW approved for New Gwadar International Airport
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    South Africa's power crisis will continue until 2025 - and blackouts will take 5 years to phase out
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    BW Online Bureau
    Economy grows 0.4% in the first quarter
    South Africa's economy has dodged going into a recession in the first quarter of 2023 after growing by a measly by 0.4% quarter-on-quarter from a revised contraction of 1.1%. On an annual basis, the economy was worse off after slowing
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    London-based Oort Energy bags €5.8M to decarbonise industries with green hydrogen
    London-based Oort Energy, a manufacturer of green hydrogen systems for energy storage and clean fuel, announced on Wednesday that it has secured £5M (approximately €5.8M) in an oversubscribed seed round led by Energy Revolution Ventures (ERV). The funding adds to
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    VERSAILLES, France The global pace of energy efficiency progress must double between now and 2030 to improve energy security and affordability while keeping the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) within reach, according to
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    Federal Minister for Energy (Power Division) Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan on Tuesday said that the government had decided that only indigenous fuel-based power plants would be established in future to provide sufficient and cheap electricity to the masses. According to
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    Japan dumps seawater into tunnel built for Fukushima nuke wastewater discharge
    Japan has started dumping seawater into an underwater tunnel built to release nuclear-contaminated water into the ocean from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, local media reported on Tuesday. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the plant’s operator, said the
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    Masdar, partners advance plan for 10-GW wind complex in Egypt
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - UAE-based renewables major Masdar and its partners have struck a deal with Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) to secure land for a 10-GW onshore wind complex they are planning to build in the
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    MHI Inks MoU with TNB Genco on Clean Energy Technologies to Drive Decarbonization in Malaysia
    TOKYO, June 7, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Malaysia's largest power producer, TNB Power Generation Sdn. Bhd. (TNB Genco), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to study and exchange information related to clean energy
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    INPEX-led hydrogen study boosted by A$1 million Regional Hydrogen Hubs grant
    INPEX Operations Australia Pty Ltd has been awarded an A$ 1 million ‘Regional Hydrogen Hubs’ grant from the Australian Government to conduct a feasibility study into the growth potential of a clean hydrogen market in Darwin, northern Australia. The Darwin
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    Solar power is gaining momentum in Nigeria, buoyed by unreliable public electricity supply and the recent fuel subsidy removal which has pushed the pump price of petrol to an average of N500 per litre. And with the growing opportunity, renewable
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    North China's Hebei Province picks up pace in green, low-carbon energy shift
    SHIJIAZHUANG, China, June 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, with the gradual implementation of the country's carbon peak and carbon neutrality goals and the solid advancement of developing north China's Hebei Province into a new energy powerhouse, State Grid
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    AboitizPower hikes stake in Steag State Power
    Aboitiz Power Corp. has raised its stake in a company that operates a coal-fired thermal power plant in Misamis Oriental. Aboitiz Power, in a stock exchange filing, said it has completed the company's acquisition of an additional equity stake in
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    Oort Energy Secures £5M Seed Funding to Decarbonise Industry with Green Hydrogen
    LONDON, June 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Oort Energy, a UK-based next-generation hydrogen electrolyser developer, today announced that it has closed its oversubscribed £5M Seed raise led by Energy Revolution Ventures (ERV), an early-stage electrochemistry specialist investor. This funding augments approximately
    PR Newswire Europe
    SA’s Cabinet Says Contract for 400MW finalised for addition to grid
    As winter approaches, Cabinet says it welcomes the finalisation of the contract for 400 megawatts (MW) of additional capacity through the standard offer programme, which will be added to the grid by the end of May 2023. Cabinet announced on
    TechFinancials (South Africa)
    Eskom Apologies For The “Severe Extent Of Load Shedding
    Eskom on Friday commented for the first time on the much-criticised 18.6% tariff hike granted by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), saying it appreciates the "tough decision". In a statement, released on "Friday the 13th", the struggling
    TechFinancials (South Africa)
    Progress Is Being Made To Resolve National Electricity Crisis, Says President
    President Cyril Ramaphosa says although South Africa is facing an electricity crisis that appears unrelenting, government is making progress in resolving the challenge. The President was delivering his replies to the debate on The Presidency's Budget Vote in Parliament on
    TechFinancials (South Africa)
    Accelerating Journey toward Carbon Neutrality, Company Continues Efforts to Realize ESG Vision of 'Better Life for All' SEOUL, South Korea, June 6, 2023 /CNW/ - LG Electronics (LG) has joined RE100 (Renewable Energy 100), a global initiative advocating for businesses
    Associated Press
    Iberdrola to expand footprint in Qatar’s innovation ecosystem
    Doha, Qatar: Qatar is on the right track in growth and in the light of challenges that are associated with National Vision 2030 in terms of sustainability and energy conservation. Iberdrola is focusing on expanding its footprint in the Qatari
    The Peninsula Newspaper
    NEPCO data outlines Jordan’s 2022 electric power statistics
    AMMAN -- Preliminary data from the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) on Monday showed an increase in purchased electric power in 2022, with a recorded figure of 20,763.2 gigawatt-hours compared with 19,618.8 gigawatt-hours in 2021. NEPCO figures indicate a rise
    Masdar-led consortium secures land for $10bn wind project in Egypt
    Jun. 7—RIYADH — Egypt's $10-billion wind energy project announced last year moved one step closer to its execution after the consortium responsible for the renewable project signed a deal on June 6 to secure the required land. Led by the
    Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Ørsted and Vestas in industry-first pioneering partnership towards net-zero wind farms
    7.6.2023 17:00:01 CEST Ørsted A/S Investor News Today, Ørsted and Vestas, global leaders in renewable energy, are announcing a commercial sustainability partnership. Ørsted will procure low-carbon steel wind turbine towers and blades made from recycled materials from Vestas in all
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    Electricity problem to end in 10-15 days: PM Hasina
    Dhaka, June 7 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said more electricity will be added to the national grid within the next 10-15 days ending the ongoing power crisis. "We have been compelled to make load-shedding ..I can realize the sufferings
    United News of Bangladesh
    Three wind parks add 84 MW to Austria's power generation capacity
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines with a combined capacity of more than 84 MW have been put into operation in eastern Austria recently. Energy company Wien Energie last week inaugurated a 27.6-MW wind park in the town of
    SeeNews Renewables
    Denmark pulls plug on open-door scheme for offshore wind
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - Denmark will not allocate new areas for commercial project applications under the open-door scheme, one of the country's two different procedures for offshore wind establishment, and will reject applications without designated areas, the Ministry of
    SeeNews Renewables
    Cape Town city council approves independent electricity suppliers
    Cape Town - Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has announced that 15 commercial electricity suppliers will soon start wheeling electricity to residents through its grid following city council approval. Electricity wheeling is the distribution of electricity from a generator to
    Nomalanga Tshuma
    Global: Kakhovka dam breach raises risk for Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant – receding waters narrow options for cooling
    Source: The Conversation – USA – By Najmedin Meshkati, Professor of Engineering and International Relations, University of Southern California The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant seen across the Dnieper River, which was receding after a downstream dam was destroyed. Photo by
    Global: Energy generators’ soaring revenues highlight deep problems in the way Britain prices its electricity
    Source: The Conversation – UK – By Michael Grubb, Professor of Energy and Climate Change, UCL All electricity generators in Britain saw their revenues increase last year. sp3n/Shutterstock Twenty-nine billion pounds is a lot of money. It’s how much we
    Eneco nudges Dutch govt with 50-MW battery project in Belgium
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - Dutch utility Eneco said today it is undertaking preparatory study works for the installation of a 50-MW/200-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Ville-sur-Haine, the Belgian region of Wallonia. The company has already secured the
    SeeNews Renewables
    PetroGreen, state entities meet for offshore wind project
    PETROGREEN Energy Corp. on Monday said that it had conducted a port evaluation meeting for its 2,000-megawatt (MW) offshore wind power project in Ilocos Norte. In a statement, the renewable energy (RE) arm of listed PetroEnergy Resources Corp. said the
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    Meld Energy plans 100-MW hydrogen project at UK chemicals park
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - UK-based green hydrogen industrial developer Meld Energy today said it has selected to locate its first project at px Group’s Saltend Chemicals Park in Hull. The green hydrogen production facility will have an initial installed
    SeeNews Renewables
    Sungrow to supply 14 MW of microgrid batteries in Lebanon
    June 7 (Renewables Now) - Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd (SHE:300274) has signed deals to supply utility-scale micro-grid battery energy storage systems (BESS) with a total capacity of 14 MW/24.9 MWh in Lebanon. The batteries will be delivered for eight
    SeeNews Renewables
    UAE and Egypt progress with $10bn wind farm
    UAE energy giant Masdaralong with Africa's Infinity Power and Hassam Allam Utilities have taken a step forward on a $10bn wind farm project. The energy and investment firms have signed an agreement with Egypt's New and Renewable Energy Authority to
    Staff Writer
    Serentica Renewables secures Rs.10,000 cr contracts for 1.5 GW projects
    New Delhi, June 7 -- Serentica Renewables on Wednesday announced the successful placement of contracts worth Rs.10,000 crore for its upcoming projects to develop 1.5 GW of renewable energy capacity in the country. "Serentica is setting up solar and wind
    Finland-Helen: Software-related services
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    Tenders Electronic Daily (Office of Official Publications of the EU)
    The following information was released by the Trade and Development Agency: Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced it has awarded grant funding to Power Cell, a policy and planning agency under the Government of Bangladesh's Ministry of Power,
    States News Service
    World Bank to Support Improvements in Lao Electricity Grid
    WASHINGTON, June 6 -- The World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank on June 1 approved a Power Distribution Improvement Project to increase the capacity and efficiency of the Lao PDR's domestic electricity grid, and to strengthen
    Targeted News Service

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