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    Power News - September 24

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    Resource Planning and Integration for Extreme Weather and Grid Reliability 10/25-26/2023 in Austin TX
    0 && model.EventEndDate.length 0 && model.Language != 'German'"25 October - 26 October 2023 in Austin, TX Attending this intimate, single track, solution-driven conference can provide resource planners with valuable insights and best practices to navigate the complex and ever-changing energy
    Marcus Evans
    Welcoming Esri's Tom Coolidge to the Energy Central Network of Experts with a Power Perspectives Interview Covering GIS in the Gas Sector
    As the world stands on the cusp of an energy transition, traditional sectors are presented with unique challenges and opportunities. The natural gas industry, often at the intersection of debates surrounding decarbonization and energy security, is increasingly leaning on digital
    Energy Central

    T&D Automation

    Rejlers partners with Elmea to enhance Lofoten's electricity infrastructure for sustainable growth
    Nordic engineering consultancy company Rejlers (STO: REJL-B) announced on Thursday that its subsidiary Rejlers Norway and Elmea, a subsidiary of power company Lofotkraft Group, have entered into a partnership to enhance the electricity supply infrastructure in the Lofoten archipelago. This

    Utility Business / General

    Commercial wind, solar projects face possible county ban
    A new set of renewable energy rules has been drafted by the Harvey County Planning and Zoning Board, and within the draft are some big changes for wind and solar energy generation in the county. Most noted, an effective ban
    Chad Frey
    Dominion Energy plans to build battery storage project in Virginia
    US utility Dominion Energy has filed with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) to build an 11MW battery energy storage project. The Darbytown storage pilot project will be located within the Darbytown Power Station in Henrico County. A conventional energy
    Riggs Distler selected for offshore wind project in US
    Infrastructure services company Centuri Group's Riggs Distler has been awarded a contract to support the construction of an offshore wind project, named Ocean Wind 1, in New Jersey, US. The contract was signed by the company with LJUNGSTR?M earlier this
    Is Central Coast marine sanctuary a win for offshore wind? Why plan makes tribes 'nervous'
    Sep. 20—Is the proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary a win for the offshore wind energy industry? Local Indigenous advocates say the federal government's boundaries for the sanctuary appear to favor energy production over protecting biodiversity in the Pacific Ocean
    Mackenzie Shuman, The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
    Atlantic politics erupting over offshore wind legislation
    OTTAWA — The Atlantic Liberal caucus is slamming the Conservative party for opposing new legislation that would extend the Atlantic accords to include renewable energy. "Our caucus views this as an attack on Atlantic Canada," said Nova Scotia MP Kody
    Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press
    Vestas secures 126 MW wind turbine order for Apex Clean Energy's project in Maine, USA
    Danish wind turbine company Vestas (CPH:VWS) announced on Wednesday that it has secured a significant 126 MW order from Apex Clean Energy, an established player in the renewable energy sector. This order pertains to the repowering of the Downeast Wind
    Do you have PSO electricity? See the areas affected by outage, restoration times
    Nearly 19,000 Public Service of Oklahoma electricity customers are without power after last night's storms. Most of the outages are affecting southwest Oklahomans, particularly in the Lawton and Fort Sill area. See PSO power outages map after Oklahoma storms The
    Jana Hayes, The Oklahoman
    New law in NH could get clean energy projects built
    A new long-term energy procurement law in New Hampshire is slated to create a market of power purchase agreements between utilities and energy generators for as long as 20 years. Proponents this past legislative session viewed Senate Bill 54, signed
    Hadley Barndollar, New Hampshire Bulletin
    Floating wind’s barriers must be overcome for global energy transition success
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - To scale up renewable energy capacity and ensure a successful global energy transition, developers will need to install high-capacity farms in deeper offshore sites. Houlder’s Chief Operating Officer, Mark Goalen, shares his specialist insight on
    SeeNews Renewables
    USA News: FACT SHEET: Biden-? Harris Administration Advances Offshore Wind Transmission, Strengthens Regional Supply Chain Buildout, and Drives Innovation
    Source: The White House Nine East Coast states and four Federal agencies sign new agreement to strengthen regional collaboration on offshore wind supply chain development New Atlantic Transmission Action Plan is another step in broader strategy to seize near-term and
    Vattenfall Takes Seabird Tracking to the Next Level with AI Technology
    A new trial for tracking seabirds has been launched at Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm. This time artificial intelligence, AI, is used to gather detailed information of the birds’ movements in the wind farm. The trial builds on the very
    Gulf Oil & Gas
    LS Power's REV Renewables calls off IPO
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - REV Renewables, a platform formed by energy infrastructure investor LS Power, has formally abandoned its plan to go public on Nasdaq, filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a withdrawal of its registration
    SeeNews Renewables
    Centuri unit gets involved in 1.1-GW wind project off New Jersey
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - Electrical contractor Riggs Distler & Company Inc, a subsidiary of infrastructure firm Centuri Group Inc, has been chosen as a tier 1 secondary steel contractor for the 1.1-GW Ocean Wind 1 project, the first offshore
    SeeNews Renewables
    CORRECTED (OFFICIAL) - Vestas bags 126-MW wind turbine order for project in Maine
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - (corrects type of project) In our story dated September 20, 2023 and headlined "Vestas bags 126-MW wind turbine order for repowering project in Maine" please read the headline as "Vestas bags 126-MW wind turbine order
    SeeNews Renewables
    GetBlok Farms to buy RECs from Engie wind farm in Texas
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - US container farms operator GetBlok Farms has sealed a deal to buy Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) associated with the 302.4-MW Priddy wind farm in Texas owned by French energy utility group Engie SA (EPA:ENGI). The
    SeeNews Renewables
    Con Edison Announces $1 Million Grant to Prepare a Diverse Green Workforce
    Con Edison is providing an initial grant of $1 million to help educational institutions and community partners recruit and train professionals for careers in clean energy and technology. Nonprofit organizations, trade schools, and other nontraditional clean energy and technology training
    Contify Energy News
    President Joe Biden follows Gov. Gavin Newsom's lead, creates American Climate Corps
    Good morning and welcome to the A.M. Alert! AS CALIFORNIA GOES, SO GOES THE NATION Via Gillian Brassil... The White House announced an initiative to train young workers for clean energy and climate resiliency jobs Wednesday. The American Climate Corps
    Andrew Sheeler, The Sacramento Bee
    WindMar Home prepares for hurricane season
    When hurricane season kicks in, it is a period of concern for all residents of Puerto Rico. Strong winds, torrential rains and the possibility of power outages are recurring threats during this time of year. However, in the midst of
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Despite criticism, Idaho Power looks to raise general rate for first time since 2011
    In March, Idaho Power applied to increase its overall rates by 8.6 percent. (Courtesy of Idaho Power) For the first time in over a decade, Idaho’s largest electricity provider is looking to increase its general rate – a proposal that
    Idaho Capital Sun
    Evergy withdraws request to make time-of-use pricing optional in Missouri
    Evergy is expected next month to implement a plan that places a premium on electricity prices at times of high demand By ALLISON KITE, Missouri Independent Just 10 days after seeking permission to allow customers to opt out of controversial
    St. Joseph Post
    ALLIANT ENERGY CORP - (8-K) - Disclosing Other Events.
    Item 8.01 Other Events. On September 18, 2023, Interstate Power and Light Company (“IPL”), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation, entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with BofA Securities, Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc.,
    SEC Edgar Filings
    SCC slashes plan to fortify outage-prone linesRegulators slash Dominion's plan to fortify outage-prone lines
    [External Link] target="_blank"Regulators slashed [External Link] target="_blank"Dominion Energy's three-year plan to make some of its most outage-prone lines less vulnerable to outages, cutting some $351 million from the company's [External Link] target="_blank"request to approve $508 million of work. For customers, it will mean
    DAVE RESSRichmond Times-Dispatch
    The Grid Must Grow Quickly To Achieve California’s Net-Zero Goal by 2045
    ROSEMEAD, Calif., September 20, 2023 /CSRwire/ - Unprecedented innovation across planning, policy and technology is required to achieve California’s net-zero goal by 2045, according to a new paper by Edison International. Countdown to 2045: Realizing California’s Pathway to Net Zero
    Regulators slash Dominion's plan to fortify outage-prone lines
    Regulators slashed Dominion Energy's three-year plan to make some of its most outage-prone lines less vulnerable to outages, cutting some $351 million from the company's request to approve $508 million of work. For customers, it will mean an additional $1.38
    Dave Ress
    Nautilus Solar closes USD-202m private placement
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, on behalf of its affiliate Nautilus US Power Holdco LLC, has raised USD 202 million (EUR 188m) by issuing senior secured notes to institutional investors in a private placement. The community
    SeeNews Renewables
    Scout Clean Energy Holds Blade Signing Ceremony for Sweetland Wind Farm
    Scout Celebrated Sweetland's Successful and Rapidly Advancing Construction Progress Sweetland Will Be the First Project Constructed since acquisition by Brookfield Renewable MILLER, S.D., Sept. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Scout Clean Energy (Scout), a Colorado based renewable energy developer-owner-operator, recently celebrated
    PR Newswire
    RES, Energy Estate report progress on 372-MW Queensland wind project
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - A joint venture between RES Australia and Energy Estate Pty Ltd announced today it has reached a couple of key development milestones in relation to its up-to-372-MW Moah Creek Wind Farm project in the state
    SeeNews Renewables
    Superconducting Generator Driven by a Wind Turbine
    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Sept. 19 -- GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Schenectady, New York has been assigned a patent (No. US 11764644 B2, initially filed Nov. 27, 2018) developed by three inventors Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Niskayuna, New York; Mark Ernest Vermilyea, Niskayuna, New
    Targeted News Service
    Enfinity Global acquires 546 MW of solar assets in Colorado (United States)
    MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Enfinity Global Inc., a leader in renewable energy, announced today the acquisition of 546 MW of solar assets under development from CS Energy in the State of Colorado. This acquisition allows the company to
    Associated Press
    Southern Power acquires Millers Branch Solar Facility
    ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced the acquisition of its 29th solar project — Millers Branch Solar Facility — from EDF Renewables. The 200-megawatt (MW)
    Associated Press
    Constellation’s Carbon-free Nuclear Fleet Ran at Near 100% Capacity During Hottest Summer on Record
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2023--While wildfires, hurricanes and extreme heat battered Americans from coast to coast during the hottest summer in Earth’s recorded history, Constellation’s carbon-free nuclear units ran nearly 100% of the time, powering more than 15 million homes and
    Associated Press
    Nautilus Solar Energy® Announces a $202 Million Institutional Debt Private Placement
    SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2023-- Nautilus Solar Energy®, LLC, on behalf of its affiliate Nautilus US Power Holdco, LLC (“Nautilus”), a leading community solar company, announced the successful completion of the issuance of $202M senior secured notes to institutional investors
    Associated Press
    Consumers Energy Proposes Renewable Energy Offerings, Providing Greater Access and Affordability to Michiganders
    Proposal Expands Programs and Lowers Costs for Customer Options JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy today announced a sweeping new proposal to expand access and improve affordability to its renewable energy offerings, building on its already industry-leading
    Associated Press
    New Report Highlights $14 Billion in Utility-Scale Clean Power Investments in Colorado
    Recent projects and manufacturing pushes state's solar, wind, and storage workforce to over 15,000 jobs Projections show Colorado will receive additional $12 billion in capital investment and 9,500 MW of capacity by 2030 WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A
    Associated Press


    822 Ukrainian nuclear workers remain at ZNPP
    "We have a connection with the ZNPP employees, but it is unofficial because the plant's employees are prohibited from using means of communication. 822 people continue to work at the Zaporizhzhia NPP today and they are pressurized by the occupiers,"
    Dominion, in rare move, details data centers' big electricity demands
    Data centers, some of the biggest electricity users of all, have signed agreements with Dominion Energy showing they expect to use the equivalent of 35% of the record flow of electricity the utility saw during last year's Christmas freeze, a
    DAVE RESS Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Red Bridge Hydro collapse explained to Wilbraham Select Board
    WILBRAHAM — The owners and operators of the Red Bridge Hydro, a hydroelectric power plant at 5 Red Bridge Rd., came before the Select Board on Sept. 11 to discuss the fire and partial collapse of the facility on Aug.
    Sarah Heinonen
    EPA holds hearing over proposal to deny Alabama's Coal Ash Permit Program
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to deny Alabama's Coal Ash Permit Program, saying it's putting waterways at risk of contamination. Agency representatives came to Montgomery on Wednesday to hear from concerned citizens and the
    Maddie Biertempfel
    NRC Issues Event Notification for Clinton Nuclear Plant, Ill.
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 56745) involving Clinton Nuclear Plant, Illinois: * * * Facility: Clinton Region: 3 State: IL Unit: 1 RX Type: 1 GE-6 NRC Notified By: Justin Majernik
    Targeted News Service

    Renewables & Alternative Energy

    Strategic Biofuels Receives Air Permit Approval to Advance its Louisiana Green Fuels Project
    COLUMBIA, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2023-- Strategic Biofuels, the leader in developing negative carbon footprint biofuels plants, announced today that its Louisiana Green Fuels (LGF) project has been issued an Air Permit from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). After
    Associated Press


    EDP announces sale of 80% of Pecém coal-fired power plant in Brazil
    EDP - Energias de Portugal will sell 80% of the Pecém coal-fired power plant, located in the Brazilian state of Ceará, with a market value of 1.9 billion reais (around 366 million euros), in what is an "important milestone in
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Cofrentes nuclear power plant acknowledges unscheduled shutdown due to technical failure
    The main reactor of the Cofrentes nuclear power plant (Valencia), managed by Iberdrola, recently shut down unscheduled due to the failure of an electronic card of the main feedwater flow control system. This has been notified to the Nuclear Safety
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Enea Nowa Energia Completes Acquisition of Bejsce Wind Farm in Poland from OX2 for USD61.09 Million
    Deal In Brief Enea Nowa Energia Sp z o o, a subsidiary company of Enea Group, has completed the acquisition of Bejsce wind farm in Poland from OX2 Holding Poland AB, for a consideration of SEK680 million (USD61.09 million). The
    Marketline - Deals
    Northland and Orlen Announce Project Financing of USD5.2 Billion for Baltic Power Offshore Wind Plant in Poland
    Deal In Brief Northland Power Inc along with its partner, Orlen S.A. (“Orlen”), announced that its Baltic Power offshore wind project (“Baltic Power” or the “project”) in Poland has signed a credit agreement to secure an equivalent of $5.2 billion
    Marketline - Deals
    EDP sells coal-fired power plant in Brazil valued at 366 million
    EDP has reached an agreement with "a group of Brazilian investors coordinated by Mercurio Asset for the sale of an 80% stake in Pecém Geração de Energia S.A.", the electricity company said on Wednesday in a statement to the CMVM.
    CE Noticias Financieras
    UK opens private investment process for Sizewell C nuclear plant
    The Sizewell C nuclear plant could power up to six million homes and create 10,000 jobs in the UK once completed. The UK Government has opened the process for investors to express interest in financing the proposed Sizewell C nuclear
    Governors ask Biden for more offshore wind power support
    (The Center Square) — Several Democratic governors are urging the Biden administration to provide more federal funding and resources to develop offshore wind power projects. In a letter to the Biden administration, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and other governors
    Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor
    GAVIN MAGUIRE: Clean energy funds dwindle amid AI attraction
    Littleton — Despite the heatwaves, wildfires and floods that have amplified calls to accelerate the global energy transition away from fossil fuels, investors withdrew record funds from the world's largest clean energy investment vehicles so far this year. Investors withdrew
    Gavin Maguire
    Japan backs Iran nuclear deal, urges constructive efforts by Tehran
    Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday reiterated Japan's support for the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement in a meeting with President Ebrahim Raisi, calling for the Middle Eastern country to make constructive efforts on the issue. Kishida and Raisi confirmed that
    Japan Economic Newswire
    The following information was released by the UK Government: Today, 20 September 2023, the Awel y Mor Offshore Wind Farm application has been granted development consent by the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero. From: Planning Inspectorate
    States News Service
    ENCAVIS AG Acquires Wind Farm (17 megawatts) in Sommerland in Schleswig-Holstein from BayWa r.e.
    Hamburg-based wind and solar park operator Encavis AG, listed on the MDAX of Deutsche Börse AG (Prime Standard; ISIN: DE0006095003; ticker symbol: ECV) acquires a 17-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Sommerland (Schleswig-Holstein) from BayWa r.e. AG, a leading global renewable
    Gulf Oil & Gas
    Mexico fails in clean energy
    MEXICO. Mexico has no plans to phase out either fossil gas or coal, has been reducing support for new renewables and is a long way from decarbonizing its electricity supply, warns a Climate Action Tracker (CAT) report, presented yesterday. In
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Svea Solar signs solar PPA in Sweden with Arla
    September 20 (Renewables Now) - Swedish solar company Svea Solar has signed a solar power purchase agreement (PPA) with Arla, under which it will provide the European dairy cooperative with 100 GWh of power a year at a fixed price.
    SeeNews Renewables
    Basque Country opens the race for floating offshore wind power to which Asturias aspires
    The race for floating offshore wind energy off the Spanish coast has already begun with the installation in the waters of the Basque Country of the country's first wind turbine of these characteristics, promoted by the Basque engineering firm Saitec
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Renewable energy has hidden costs
    It matters when electricity is produced. A barrel of oil may be a barrel of oil whether it is pumped at midday or midnight, but a megawatt hour (mwh) of electricity is worth a great deal less when you are
    China Focus: Energy week injects vitality into China-ASEAN clean energy cooperation
    HAIKOU, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- An ongoing energy week event in south China has injected new vitality into clean energy cooperation between China and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members. The 2023 China-ASEAN Clean Energy Week began Tuesday in
    Xinhua News Agency
    LONGi attends the Philippines Renewable Energy Summit 2023, leading the energy transformation wave
    MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LONGi recently attended the Philippines Renewable Energy Summit 2023 in Manila, showcasing its advanced products and solutions. The event focused on vital topics such as utility and distributed solar energy, wind power, and
    Associated Press
    SSE Renewables turns sod on 28-MW wind project in France
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - UK’s SSE Renewables announced on Wednesday the start of construction of the roughly 28-MW Chaintrix onshore wind farm in France, its first project set outside of the UK and Ireland. Chaintrix is part of the
    SeeNews Renewables
    Renewable energy; importance for global energy transition in 2023
    INVESTMENT in renewable energy is seen as essential to protect the planet's future, as the effects of climate change become more and more prominent. According to a report of the International Energy Agency, a quarter of the world's electricity is
    Pakistan Observer
    Arcadis, ILF win route planning job on German grid expansion project
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - German transmission system operator Amprion has chosen design and consulting firms Arcadis and ILF Consulting Engineers to provide technical planning review and initial route planning services for the Rhine-Main-Link underground power line in Germany. The
    SeeNews Renewables
    Offshore wind industry poised for growth, but challenges remain
    An offshore wind farm The offshore wind industry is poised for growth, but economic pressures and technological innovation need to be managed, says Allianz Commercial in its new report. In its report, A turning point for offshore wind, Allianz Commercial,
    SCA's Chairman Pär Boman declines re-election
    Pär Boman declines re-election as the chairman of the board for Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA). Boman remains the board's chairman until the annual general meeting on March 22, 2024. - Today, I informed SCA's nomination committee that I intend to
    Bosnia's Elektroprivreda BiH submits EIA request for 50 MW wind farm
    SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), September 21 (SeeNews) - The environment ministry of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Federation said it has received a request from power utility Elektroprivreda BiH SAJ:JPESR to conduct a preliminary environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the project for
    SeeNews Power Market Review
    Saint-Gobain inks 100-MW N American solar PPA with TotalEnergies
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - French energy group TotalEnergies (EPA:TTE) has sealed a deal to supply with green power some of the US and Canadian industrial sites of building materials maker Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA (EPA:SGO). Under a 15-year power
    SeeNews Renewables
    Bord na Móna profit at €95m after shift to renewables
    EOIN BURKE-KENNEDY Bord na Móna has reported a record operating profit of €95 million for the year to the end of March. The “best performance” in the semi-State’s 90-year history was driven by increased revenue from its growing portfolio of
    Government awards 78 OSW energy service contracts
    The Department of Energy (DOE) said it has awarded 78 offshore wind (OSW) energy service contracts to date. 'As of September 2023, the DOE has awarded 78 OSW Energy Service Contracts with a potential capacity of 61.6 gigawatts (GW). This
    Business Mirror
    IAEA Mission Observes Commitment to Safety at Research Reactors in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Recommends Further Enhancement
    An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of two research reactors in the Islamic Republic of Iran has improved safety and implemented significant upgrades to modernize the reactor's systems and components in recent years. The
    ENP Newswire
    Nordex Group receives order from Ibereolica for approx. 60 MW in Spain
    The Nordex Group has received an order for N155/5.X turbines for two wind farms in Spain from the independent renewable energy producer Ibereolica Renovables. The manufacturer is supplying 11 turbines for the 'Aciberos' and 'Padornelo 3' projects with a total
    ENP Newswire
    Nearly half of Dutch power renewable
    Copyright © ChangeInc 2023 Electricity production from renewable sources in our country rose to 27.6 billion kilowatt-hours in the first half of 2023. That is 14 percent more than in the same period a year earlier. This brought the share
    Change, Inc
    Norway: Havfram's CEO comments on offshore wind energy challenges
    Norwegian company Havfram's CEO Ingrid Due-Gundersen has commented on the recent criticism of offshore wind energy. She says the offshore wind farms that have come on stream largely deliver according to expectations. That is not really bad for a relatively
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Sweden: Skyqraft raises SEK 40mn
    Swedish start-up company Skyqraft has developed an AI-based solution for faster and more efficient inspections of electricity grid infrastructure. Images taken by drones can be analysed to detect problems. The company estimates that about 90% of issues are missed when
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Green Investments: Macquarie Asset Management and Green Wind Renewables to deliver large-scale wind farms in Western Australia
    Macquarie Asset Management and Green Wind Renewables have signed a partnership agreement to deliver large-scale wind farm projects in Western Australia. Macquaire Asset Management’s specialist Green Investments team and GWR will develop a portfolio of large-sized onshore wind farms totaling
    Contify Investment News
    Ellevio buys power grid linked to 3.4-GW Swedish wind cluster
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - Swedish energy company Ellevio has bought the transmission network that is linked to the Markbygden 1101 cluster of wind farms in northern Sweden whose total capacity is expected to reach about 3,400 MW. The Markbygden
    SeeNews Renewables
    Statkraft unveils 20-MW battery project in Ireland
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - Norwegian renewable power producer Statkraft AS unveiled today a plan to build a 20-MW grid-scale energy storage system in Ireland which will be the first four-hour battery in the country. The battery energy storage system
    SeeNews Renewables
    Africa: Urgent need to address Eskom transmission to deal with load shedding
    Source: South Africa News Agency Electricity Minister, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, has described load shedding as an economic problem that government is urgently addressing, as his department relentlessly tackles generation and transmission challenges. “It’s a structural constraint to the economy of
    Eskom temporarily suspends load shedding and provides update on power supply interruptions
    In a significant development, power utility Eskom has announced that load shedding has been temporarily suspended, providing relief to households and businesses alike. The power utility noted an improvement in its electricity generation capacity. Due to enhanced capacity and a
    Yasmine Jacobs
    Australian Energy Regulator: Court finds Pelican Point Power failed to disclose plant capability during heat wave conditions
    Pelican Point Power Limited failed to disclose the full capacity of its Pelican Point Power Station during heat wave conditions in February 2017. The Federal Court found that Pelican Point breached the National Electricity Rules by not disclosing the plant
    Contify Energy News
    Czech nuke plants to replace fuel less often, raise output
    Prague, Sept 21 (CTK) - Czechia's nuclear power plants will replace fuel less often, which energy group CEZ expects will raise total electricity output by almost two terawatt hours (TWh) per year by 2030, CEZ board member and nuclear energy
    Czech News Agency
    Power sector debt reaches Rs2.31 trl in FY22-23, despite govt efforts
    Pakistan's power sector is grappling with a staggering circular debt of Rs2.31 trillion for the fiscal year 2022-23, indicating a worrying Rs57 billion increase compared to the previous year. Despite a recent Rs336 billion decrease in circular debt by June
    Daily Pakistan Today
    Power Division shares CDMP with IMF, WB amidst sector challenges
    The Power Division in Pakistan has taken significant steps to address the country's energy challenges, sharing its Circular Debt Management Plan (CDMP) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. It serves as the foundation for revising the
    Daily Pakistan Today
    Employees of WAPDA, DISCOs and others to continue getting free electricity
    The caretaker Prime Minister Anwar ul Haq Kakar has so far refrained from ending approximately Rs 20 billion worth of free units of electricity which are currently admissible to the employees of WAPDA, and ex-WAPDA companies (DISCOs, GENCOs, NTDC, PITC).
    Daily Pakistan Today
    Cost of electricity generation declines by 18% in August, amid rising electricity bills
    The cost of power generation saw a significant decline of nearly 18% in August 2023, offering a glimmer of relief to consumers grappling with rising electricity bills. According to Arif Habib Limited (AHL), a brokerage house, the average cost of
    Daily Pakistan Today
    US energy firm to appeal court decision in favor of KEPCO, KHNP over nuclear reactor exports
    A U.S. energy firm said Tuesday it will appeal a district court's decision earlier this week to dismiss its lawsuit filed to stop two Korean state-run companies from exporting nuclear power plants. On Monday, the District Court for the District
    Korea Times
    New industry minister vows efforts to boost exports, nuclear power industry
    Korea's new Industry Minister Bang Moon-kyu on Wednesday vowed all-out effort to prop up exports as a key economic growth engine and to restore the ecosystem of the country's nuclear power generation industry, his office said. Bang made the pledge
    Korea Times
    New KEPCO chief calls for electricity rate hikes, complete structural overhaul
    The new chief of Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) on Wednesday called for "normalizing" electricity rates while pushing for a complete overhaul of the state utility firm to overcome its financial difficulties and become a global energy company. Kim Dong-cheol,
    Korea Times
    DoE endorses 86 projects for operating permits
    THE Department of Energy (DoE) has endorsed 86 new and existing power plant projects to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) as of August, moving them a step closer to obtaining a permit to operate. According to the list published on
    Business World
    RWE to install a battery storage system in the Netherlands
    Copyright © InnovOrigins 2023 Utility business RWE is further expanding its battery storage business worldwide. The company has now finalized its investment decision for a Dutch battery storage project with an installed power capacity of 35 megawatts (MW) and a
    Innovation Origins
    Darkness looms as Nigeria's power grid fails again
    Electricity generation in Nigeria plummeted from 3,594.60 megawatts to a paltry 42.7megawatts, Tuesday night, following a systems failure. This occurrence makes the third time in five days. Informed sources disclosed that all of the country's power plants, except for that
    The Nigerian Observer
    Bord Gáis to cut energy prices by 15%
    ONE of the largest energy companies in the country yesterday became the seventh supplier to slash its prices. Bord Gáis Energy is the latest company to announce cuts after several of its competitors did likewise. It is cutting electricity and
    By Christian McCashin and Helen Bruce
    Vattenfall breaks ground on 79-MWp agri-PV project in Germany
    September 21 (Renewables Now) - Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall AB has started the construction of a 79-MWp subsidy-free agrivoltaic (agri-PV) park in northern Germany. As part of the Tuetzpatz project, solar modules will be installed on various support systems spanning
    SeeNews Renewables
    Western Markets and Africa to Propel Global Wind Power to 2.38 TW by 2032: Wood Mackenzie
    September 21 -- Wood Mackenzie forecasts an impressive compound annual growth rate of 10.1 percent for grid-connected wind power over the next ten years. This surge will drive the cumulative installed capacity to an estimated 2.38 terawatts (TW) by the
    Brazil’s Atiaia Renovaveis acquires 45 MW of solar parks
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