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    Power News - September 30

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    LISTEN IN to DOE's Gene Rodrigues as He Discusses the Office of Electricity's Role in the Grid of Tomorrow on the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast
    As utility leaders and professionals grapple with the ever-present challenges of grid reliability and resilience, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) plays a critical role to oversee and support stakeholders across the power sector. Bridging the federal energy policy space
    Energy Central

    T&D Automation

    First congressional hearing on Maui wildfire to focus on island's sole electric provider and grid
    Hawaii's top public utility officials and the president of Hawaiian Electric are expected to testify Thursday in a congressional hearing about the role the electrical grid played in last month's deadly Maui wildfire. Members of a U.S. House Energy and
    Associated Press

    Utility Business / General

    Mass Megawatts Wind Power is trading 5.88 percent higher with a volume of USD 9.09 on Thursday 28th of September
    Mass Megawatts Wind Power (MMMW) traded up 5.88 % during a 24 hours period ending at 08:55 AM Central Europe on Thursday 28th. One Mass Megawatts Wind Power stock can currently be bought for about USD 0 on popular exchanges.
    TotalEnergies Renewables Issues Public Comment to DOT
    TARGETED NEWS SERVICE (founded 2004) features non-partisan 'edited journalism' news briefs and information for news organizations, public policy groups and individuals; as well as 'gathered' public policy information, including news releases, reports, speeches. For more information contact MYRON STRUCK, editor,
    Targeted News Service
    CaliforniaOffshore wind companies on board with 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
    The Ukiah Daily Journal
    Avangrid agrees USD-100m PTC transfer under new IRA framework
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - US sustainable energy company Avangrid Inc (NYSE:AGR), has agreed to transfer an estimated USD 100 million (EUR 95m) of 2023 production tax credits (PTCs) from 1,134 MW of wind farms to energy trader Vitol Inc,
    SeeNews Renewables
    Avangrid agrees USD-100m PTC transfer under new IRA framework
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - US sustainable energy company Avangrid Inc (NYSE:AGR), has agreed to transfer an estimated USD 100 million (EUR 95m) of 2023 production tax credits (PTCs) from 1,134 MW of wind farms to energy trader Vitol Inc,
    SeeNews Renewables
    Offshore wind turbine project off Little River coast in early stages of surveying, analysis
    HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) -- The Carolina Long Bay Project is undergoing early-stage surveying and analysis of two leased sites on a future offshore wind turbine project off the coast of Little River. Duke Energy and Total Energies won a
    Adrianna Lawrence
    Florida Power & Light donates a historic $500,000 to the Baptist Health Care Foundation
    Florida Power & Light Company recently announced a historic $500,000 gift to the Baptist Health Care Foundation to support the new Baptist Hospital campus. In honor of this transformational gift, the Baptist Hospital cafeteria will be named the FPL Energy
    Pensacola News Journal/USA TODAY NETWORK
    Altus Power Announces New Awards in the Illinois Community Solar Program
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 28, 2023-- Altus Power (NYSE: AMPS), the leading commercial-scale provider of clean electric power, today announced it has been awarded program allocation for an additional 18 MWs of new rooftop Community Solar arrays that are expected to
    Associated Press
    Ditching fossil fuels can shave $800 from a Canadian family's monthly bills report
    OTTAWA - With the International Energy Agency's latest milestone report pointing to a peak in fossil fuel demand by the end of this decade, Clean Energy Canada has released a new study illustrating what ditching oil and gas means for
    ENP Newswire
    Kentucky Power, an American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) company, issued today three Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to secure additional resources to satisfy the needs of its customers. As part of the company's 2022 Integrated Resource Plan, the three RFPs solicit
    ENP Newswire
    More than 700 Duquesne Light workers, a substantial majority of those represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 29, voted to authorize a strike if negotiations with the Downtown-based utility aren't successful. The vote, 711-14, took place on
    Anya Litvak
    Convergent Energy and Power Partners with West Boylston Municipal Light Plant to Provide Cost-Reducing Battery Storage System
    Convergent Energy and Power will provide West Boylston Municipal Light Plant (WBMLP) with a battery storage system. The battery storage system is expected to stabilize costs for WBMLP customers and protect against rising energy costs. WBMLP is located in ISO
    Contify Energy News
    On account of FCA for August: Nepra yet to make decision on Rs1.8 per unit hike
    The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) is yet to decide on National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC)'s request for allowing it to collect Rs1.829 per unit from consumers on account of fuel cost adjustment (FCA). However, the power regulatory
    The News International
    Enel recognized by Fast Company for sustained excellence in fostering innovation culture
    Enel North America has been named to Fast Company’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Innovators Sustained Excellence List. This is the second year Enel has been recognized by Fast Company for its dedication to fostering a culture of innovation. Enels Director
    Contify Energy News


    The Soidinmäki wind farm has been completed and handed over to the buyer
    Enersense International Plc Investor news, 28 September 2023 at 2.10 p.m. Enersense, a provider of zero-emission energy solutions, has sold its minority stake in the Soidinmäki wind farm. The shares have been recognised at fair value on the company's balance
    German firm Nordex to install 20 wind turbines in Italy
    Berlin (dpa) - German wind-turbine maker Nordex said on Thursday that it would be installing 20 wind turbines in Italy under the terms of two new contracts. Nordex said it had received two contracts to supply and install the wind
    dpa English
    Sachal Wind Energy Company Employees Protest for Salary Increase
    Employees of the Sachal Wind Energy Company have been staging a protest demonstration for the 10th consecutive day, demanding an increase in their salaries. Protest leaders, including Munawar Chang and others, expressed their grievances, stating that despite their service at
    Shoukat Khaskheli
    Iberdrola completes construction of Spain's first hybrid wind-solar plant
    Iberdrola has completed the construction in of the first hybrid wind and solar photovoltaic plant in Spain and is now immersed in the commissioning process. The company thus reinforces its innovative and renewable leadership in the region with the development
    Contify Energy News
    Alcazar Energy invests $200m in wind farm project
    Alcazar Energy, a leading renewable energy investor in growth markets, announces its acquisition of rights to a 118 MW wind farm project in Montenegro - a milestone in its strategy to build the largest renewable energy platform in the Western
    France's wind farms generate 4.88% of all power on Sep 27
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - The share of wind power in total power generation in France reached 4.88% on September 27 as wind turbines produced 43,037 MWh. Total power generation for the 24 hours arrived at 881,720 MWh, according to
    SeeNews Renewables
    CWP halts 308-MW British wind project amid rising costs, windfall tax
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - Britain’s Community Windpower (CWP) on Wednesday announced it has shelved its 308-MW Sanquhar II wind farm project in Scotland as rising costs have made the project unviable. The 44-turbine project, planned to create the UK’s
    SeeNews Renewables
    ONGC inks MoU with NTPC Green Energy
    India, Sept. 28 -- Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NTPC Green Energy (NGEL) to realize its Renewable energy objectives towards energy transition on September 27, 2023. The MoU will primarily explore the
    Accord Fintech
    K.P. Energy commissions further 10.5MW ISTS connected wind power project
    India, Sept. 28 -- K.P. Energy has successfully commissioned further 10.5MW (Phase-V) ISTS connected wind power project comprising 5 numbers of WTGs of 2.1MW each at Sidhpur site in Devbhoomi Dwarka. This Phase-V commissioning is a part of the 250.8MW
    Accord Fintech
    Somalia's wind energy potential showcased at global conference
    Somalia's Ambassador to China, Amb. Awale Ali Kullane, delivered a speech at the 'Wind Power and Energy Interconnection Thematic Forum' of the 2023 Global Energy Interconnection Conference, held in Beijing from September 25 to 27. He highlighted how Somalia's wind
    Somali National News Agency
    PNOC eyes JV for offshore wind power project
    The Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) plans to partner with a port developer to repurpose its 19.2-hectare property in Mabini, Batangas into a dedicated integrated port to ensure the growth of the offshore wind industry in the country. PNOC president
    Philippine Star News
    206-MW wind power facility to rise in Northern Samar
    A 206-megawatt wind power facility will rise in Northern Samar as three renewable energy (RE) firms will collaborate to undertake the project. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stocks Exchange index (PSEi) Wednesday, Vivant Energy Corp. said it entered into
    Philippines News Agency
    America Is Behind Russia And China In Nuclear Zero Emission Electricity
    By Ronald Stein ~ As the USA and many world leaders continue the pursuit of “unreliable electricity”, from wind turbines and solar panels that can only generate intermittent electricity at best from available breezes and sunshine, Russia, China, France, and
    PA Pundits
    Nordex to deliver 135 MW of wind turbines in Italy
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - German turbine manufacturer Nordex SE (ETR:NDX1) announced today that it has secured two separate contracts to supply and install a total of 135 MW of turbines in Italy. The deals encompass 20 of Nordex’ Delta4000
    SeeNews Renewables
    Europe: Germany: EIB Group and LBBW join forces to support renewable energy investment
    Source: European Investment Bank LBBW will provide new loans of up to €350 million on favourable terms to companies building wind farms and solar plants. The EIB Group is providing a guarantee on a mezzanine tranche of €175 million in
    KP Energy gets NoA from NTPC Renewable Energy
    India, Sept. 28 -- KP Energy has been awarded contract(s) through 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 to be developed
    Accord Fintech
    REN has already invested 5 million to have 100% hydrogen in the network by the end of 2024
    REN - Redes Energéticas Nacionais announced this Thursday that it has so far invested five million euros to certify the country's natural gas transportation, storage and distribution infrastructures so that they can also include hydrogen. The investment was made as
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Canadian Solar's Recurrent Energy Executes Sale of 17.5 MWp Solar Power Plant in Japan
    GUELPH, ON, Sept. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced that it has completed the sale of its 17.5 MWp Hiroshima Suzuhari operational project located in Hiroshima prefecture, to a private
    Associated Press
    Laos encourages use of electric vehicles
    27 Sep 2023 (Lao News Agency) The Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce has rolled out measures to promote electric vehicles (EVs), a type of vehicle that uses clean energy and protects the environment. The Lao Ministry of Industry and
    ASEAN Tribune
    Q Energy kicks off work on 35-MW BESS in France
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - European renewables developer Q Energy has started construction work on a 35-MW/44-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in northeastern France, described as one of the largest storage facilities in the country. The BESS, named Merbette,
    SeeNews Renewables
    Vena Energy secures USD 550m for organic growth investments
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - Singapore-based renewables company Vena Energy announced that it has secured a credit line of USD 550 million (EUR 522.9m) to strengthen its financial flexibility and corporate liquidity. The financing comes in the form of a
    SeeNews Renewables
    27 Sep 2023 (Parliament of South Africa) The Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill received mixed reactions from the residents of Vhembe District Municipality in Limpopo today during the first public hearings on the Bill that were conducted by the Portfolio Committee
    Tunisia News Gazette
    Ecuador is on the verge of new blackouts every year because it has an inefficient, loss-making and politicized electricity sector.
    In the last six years, only two small hydropower projects have been completed. The tariff is not enough for the investments needed to cover the demand. "For me, the situation is of high risk of blackouts at this moment". Fernando
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Solaria soars 9% in the Ibex after increasing its profit by 15% and invoicing almost 100 M
    Solaria has reported its accounts and has positively surprised the market. The photovoltaic solar energy company soared 9% on the stock market and is the most bullish company on the Ibex 35 after posting a net profit of 50.1 million
    CE Noticias Financieras
    UPDATE1: 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. Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. plans to release
    Japan Economic Newswire
    Nuclear threat posed by Armenia highlighted at 67th IAEA General Conference
    A delegation of Azerbaijan led by Tapdiq Amiraslanov, Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations, is attending the 67th Regular Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, in Vienna, Austria. The Azerbaijani delegation is comprised of representatives of the
    Azerbaijan State News Agency
    Cambodia is among 10 countries where $1.95 billion of the total foreign investment by major Chinese power companies went
    The 24th Conference on the Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) will take place in Xiamen, Fujian province, from October 19 to 23, said China Electricity Council on Tuesday, co-organizer of the conference together with the Association of the Electricity Supply
    Financial Services Monitor Worldwide
    Africa: Cabinet commends return of Kusile Power Station’s Unit 4
    Source: South Africa News Agency 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
    Origin receives $45 million to progress Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub
    Origin has received $45 million in funding to progress the Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub. The funding was announced by the Hon Penny Sharpe MLC, NSW Minister for Climate Change, Minister for Energy, Minister for the Environment, and Minister for Heritage
    Contify Energy News
    AER consults on draft decisions for Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy, Evoenergy, TasNetworks and Power and Water Corporation 2024-29 regulatory proposals
    AER consults on draft decisions for Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy, Evoenergy, TasNetworks and Power and Water Corporation 2024-29 regulatory proposals. The AER has released draft decisions on the 2024–29 revenue proposals submitted by six electricity network businesses across four
    Contify Energy News
    Westinghouse Electric Company: Historic Contract Paves the Way for Site Work on Poland’s First Nuclear Power Plant
    Westinghouse Electric Company, Bechtel, and Polish utility Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe signed the Engineering Services Contract for Polands first nuclear power plant at the Lubiatowo-Kopalino site in Pomerania. The contract includes finalizing a site-specific design for three Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear islands,
    Contify Energy News
    Inflation rises to 3.5% in September due to higher fuel and electricity prices
    The rise in energy prices made the September slope that households faced after a particularly expensive vacation even steeper. Inflation climbed this month to 3.5%, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE). The agency attributes this figure, nine tenths higher
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Brazil's energy ministry, Piaui gov discuss clean H2 legal framework
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) said on Wednesday that it is in talks with the government of the northeastern state of Piaui for the construction of a legal framework for low-carbon hydrogen in
    SeeNews Renewables
    Further increase in electricity tariff likely
    National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has reserved the decision after hearing the Central Power Purchasing Authority's (CPPA) request seeking Rs1.82 per unit increase in the electricity tariff. A committee headed by the NEPRA Chairman reviewed the CPPA request seeking
    Pakistan Observer
    FESCO issues shutdown program
    Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown program for Thursday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the program issued by the company, power supply from Marzi Pura, Rehman Abad, GM Abad, Subhan Abad,
    Balochistan Times
    Ejiogu Proposes Solution To Energy Challenge
    A professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Nigeria, Emenike Ejiogu, has called on the Federal Government to liberalise the generation and distribution of electricity through the gasification technology. He also said adopting the proposal would end the frequent
    By Mohammed Shosanya
    Eskom pollutes more in bid to keep lights on
    Four of South African state utility Eskom’s 15 coal-fired power plants are breaching government emissions regulations as it pushes ageing facilities to their limits, a Reuters analysis of company data found and Eskom officials confirmed. Africa’s most developed economy is
    Asia Pacific energy industry leaders advocate for nuclear energy adoption, smart grid and electric mobility
    The Association of Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific (AESIEAP) has identified priority initiatives that will be beneficial as the region accelerates towards a sustainable energy future. In a recently concluded summit held in Tagaytay City,
    Business Mirror
    DEWA CEO, Colombian Ambassador discuss boosting cooperation
    DUBAI, 28th September, 2023 (WAM) -- Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), welcomed Luis Miguel Merlano Hoyos, Ambassador of Colombia to the UAE, as part of the diplomatic and consular visits made
    Rola AlGhoul
    Japan passing its nuclear risks to world
    A total of 7,800 tons of nuclear-contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant has been released into the sea as Japan completed its first round of wastewater discharge on Sept 11. As it is preparing to start the
    China Daily
    New Tanesco boss highlights priorities as power woes bite
    Dar es Salaam. The newly appointed managing director of Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco), Mr Gissima Nyamo-Hanga, committed yesterday to speed up the ongoing maintenance of power facilities as he strives to address the power crisis. Tanzania is facing a
    The Citizen
    Voltalia sinks into deeper loss in H1
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - French renewable power plants operator Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) saw its net loss expand to EUR 19.4 million (USD 20.5m) in the first half of 2023 as growing revenue from energy services and power sales could
    SeeNews Renewables
    Eskom Summer Outlook Anticipates Lower Stages of Load Shedding
    Eskom's outlook for this summer indicates that South Africans can expect lower stages of load shedding towards the end of the year and early 2024. This was revealed by Eskom Acting Group Chief Executive, Calib Cassim, during the power utility's
    Eskom Pumping Dangerous Levels of Soot Into the Air
    Eskom has strained its coal-fired power facilities, causing four out of its 15 plants to violate government emission standards, according to a Reuters report confirmed by Eskom insiders. These breaches have halted a four-decade trend of slowing particulate matter emissions,
    Origin inks govt funding deal for 55-MW green H2 hub in NSW
    September 28 (Renewables Now) - The New South Wales government today said it has signed an AUD-45-million (USD 28.7m/EUR 27.3m) funding deal backing Origin Energy Ltd’s (ASX:ORG) plan to install a 55-MW electrolyser to produce green hydrogen on Kooragang Island.The
    SeeNews Renewables
    Vietnam keen to expedite electricity imports from Laos
    VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) -Vietnam Electricity (EVN) is seeking approval from the Vietnamese government to accelerate the import of electricity from Laos since shortages are forecast in the northern region, according to VnExpress International. EVN, the largest power company in Vietnam,
    Vientiane Times
    Huge uptake for UK Power Networks’ green Code of Conduct
    UK Power Networks introduced a new code on the company's Supply Chain Day in March this year. More than 135 suppliers (80% of suppliers, by spend) have committed to the Code within the first few months. The Code includes mandatory
    Contify Energy News
    Al Masaood Power Division to Showcase SHAMS+ Charge at the Middle East North Africa Electric Vehicle Show 2023
    Al Masaood Power Division to Showcase SHAMS+ Charge at the Middle East North Africa Electric Vehicle Show 2023. The highlight of the division showcase is an innovative charging solution for electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid marine vessels, proudly manufactured in
    Contify Automotive News
    Taipower records 645 power outages in Kaohsiung so far this year
    Kaohsiung has experienced 645 power outages so far this year, according to a Taipower statement on Wednesday (Sept. 27). The state-owned electricity provider said on Wednesday that power cuts that occurred between January to August were mainly due to aging
    Taiwan News
    Soaring electricity costs spark mass protests in Pakistan
    Electricity costs in Pakistan, one of the world's poorest countries, doubled and even tripled over the summer, making the costs almost unbearable for many families and prompting widespread angry protests around the country, as well as a nationwide strike. For
    Jerusalem Post
    Moneypoint power plant to stay open until 2029
    KEVIN O’SULLIVAN Environment and Science Editor The coal-burning Moneypoint power station in Co Clare is to be kept open until 2029 because electricity produced there may be needed to maintain the security of national supplies despite the high level of
    Rotational power cuts still on the cards for summer season
    Electricity users in South Africa will have to contend with persistently higher stages of rotational power cuts during the upcoming summer season in spite of a warmer climate and Eskom returning a number of generation units online. The struggling power
    Siphelele Dludla
    MBABANE - The Eswatini Energy Regulatory Authority (ESERA) has confirmed that the construction of projects in line with the 75MW Solar PV generating capacities will begin at the end of 2024. This follows announcement last month by ESERA of its
    Times of Swaziland
    Decade of development: Remarkable transformation in Egypt’s electricity sector
    -- -- -- -- CAIRO - 27 September 2023: Egypt has witnessed a remarkable transformation in the electricity sector and has become a role model for many countries, as exceptional achievements have been made. Egypt has enhanced the sector by
    Egypt Today staff
    Public-private collaboration key to expanding Eskom's transmission, says Minister
    In his recent Electricity Action Plan press briefing, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, the Minister in the Presidency for Electricity, stressed the necessity of public-private collaboration in expanding and strengthening Eskom's transmission capabilities. The endeavour, he noted, would demand a significant allocation
    U.P's peak power demand may touch record high in 2024
    LUCKNOW, Sept. 28 -- The peak power demand in Uttar Pradesh may surge to 31,917 mw in 2024-25, which will be close to Maharashtra's 32,640 mw - the highest in the country, according to a state-wise electricity demand forecast made
    Hindustan Times
    KenGen to pay Sh2 billion as debt battle continues
    The High Court has directed electricity producer KenGen to pay Sh1.98 billion to a firm seeking billions of shillings from Geothermal Development Corporation (GDC) in a botched contract.Justice Alfred Mabeya further set aside an order freezing all KenGen's bank accounts
    Business Daily

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