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    Power News - December 8

    There are 71 news articles for this date.


    Listen In as Jan Skjoldhammer, CEO of NOVIGE, Helps the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast Surf the Momentemum of Wave Energy Technology
    While most are very familiar with the leading renewable energy technologies like solar, wind, and hydropower, additional lifting in the clean energy future will undoubtedly come from some emerging technologies such as wave energy. In this episode of the Energy
    Energy Central

    T&D Automation

    Multicounty power outage planned for Saturday
    Dec. 7—MORIAH — More than 10,000 National Grid customers will be without power Saturday as the utility replaces what it says is critical infrastructure equipment. The forced blackout will stretch from Whitehall in Washington County through Hague in Warren County
    Lohr McKinstry, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y.

    Utility Business / General

    Turbine installation progresses at 806-MW US offshore wind project
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - US energy services and delivery company Avangrid Inc (NYSE:AGR) has installed the first five of the total of 62 turbines that will power the 806-MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project off the coast of
    SeeNews Renewables
    Could NJ’s 1st wind projects be salvaged? It’s not up to Gov. Murphy.
    When the world’s largest wind developer backed out of two projects it planned off the New Jersey shore, it dealt a potentially catastrophic blow to Gov. Phil Murphy’s ambitious plans for all-clean energy sales by 2035. There’s only one other
    New Jersey expedites timeline for 4th offshore wind tender
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - New Jersey will launch its fourth offshore wind solicitation early in 2024 under an accelerated schedule supporting the Garden State’s goal of bringing online 1 GW of offshore wind turbine capacity by 2040. The timeline
    SeeNews Renewables
    Invenergy buys project for 3.6-GW offshore wind link in New Jersey
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - Chicago-based Invenergy LLC has acquired Atlantic Power Transmission, an early-stage project regarding a transmission link that will enable the integration of up to 3.6 GW of offshore wind capacity into the New Jersey power grid.
    SeeNews Renewables
    South Fork offshore wind park injects 1st power into NY grid
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - The 132-MW South Fork offshore wind park off Long Island in New York has started feeding electricity into the state power grid, Governor Kathy Hochul's press office announced on Wednesday. First power has been produced
    SeeNews Renewables
    Foreign companies are deeply involved in Nebraska farmland
    On sweltering summer days Mike Zakrzewski's cows neatly line themselves up by the hundreds in their pastures. They shift as the sun crosses the sky, following a narrow line of cool shade cast by their steel pasture-mates. In 2016, 200
    DESTINY HERBERS Flatwater Free Press
    Ford and Resideo Launch 'EV-Home Power Partnership' Project Driving Vehicle-to-Home Energy Management Benefits for Customers
    Ford and Resideo are exploring new areas of value for customers who own an F-150 Lightning and a Resideo smart thermostat to help enable potential monthly electric bill savings, increased comfort and more efficient home energy use This first-of-its-kind collaboration
    PR Newswire
    Megaload-related power outages to last 'no more than 15 minutes,' expected Sunday night
    Dec. 6—A massive steam boiler headed to Canada is forcing NorthWestern Energy to temporarily de-energize power lines along the route as a safety precaution. The utility company warned customers in a Tuesday news release that temporary power outages were planned
    Nolan Lister, Independent Record, Helena, Mont.
    The following information was released by the American Public Power Association: December 6, 2023 Peter Maloney Problems with inverter-based resources, such as solar and wind generation and battery storage systems, could result in "systemic performance issues" that could lead to
    States News Service
    Utility settles with Ore. fire victims
    PORTLAND, Ore.— Electricity utility PacifiCorp will pay $299 million to settle a lawsuit brought by about 220 customers who were harmed by devastating wildfires in southern Oregon in 2020. The settlement announced Tuesday comes after the utility lost a similar
    The Boston Globe


    Palisades plans to add two more reactors Holtec International plans to restart the closed nuclear plant and increase energy production.
    COVERT TOWNSHIP — There are big plans for more nuclear energy in southwest Michigan. Officials at Holtec International this week announced their intention to seek federal approval to build two 300-megawatt small modular reactors at the recently closed Palisades Nuclear
    Sheri McWhirter -
    The following information was released by the American Public Power Association: December 5, 2023 Paul Ciampoli Holtec International on Dec. 4 said that it has started a program to build two small modular reactor units at the Palisades Nuclear Power
    States News Service
    Resident reacts to utility's plan to give former Grainger property, Lake Busbee to city of Conway
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) -- An Horry County resident is speaking out after plans were announced Tuesday for Santee Cooper to hand over a former coal-fired power plant property to the city of Conway. The property sits on more than 800
    Adrianna Lawrence

    Energy Storage

    Ready for an extended power outage? Half of Ontarians feel they are prepared to weather the next severe storm
    - New survey reveals most households haven't thought about having an emergency preparedness kit- TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2023 /CNW/ - As winter officially approaches, a new survey conducted by Innovative Research Group for Hydro One reveals that only 52 per
    Canada Newswire


    Plymouth nuclear plant decommission delayed to 2035?
    The timeline to decommission the shuttered Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth could take eight years longer than originally expected, according to the Florida energy company tasked with cleaning up the site. The process to close and release the site
    Zane Razzaq, Cape Cod Times


    Why thermal power is still key to meeting growing energy needs
    New Delhi, Dec. 7 -- With the surge in demand for electricity, India may need to look at an energy mix to sustain its economic growth rather than just relying on renewables. As the pace of hydro and nuclear expansion
    Iberdrola wins contract to supply 'green' energy to Metro de Madrid for 395 million euros
    Iberdrola has been awarded the supply of electricity with guaranteed origin from renewable energy sources for Metro de Madrid for a total amount of around 395 million euros over the next five years. Specifically, the energy company has been awarded
    CE Noticias Financieras
    AleaSoft: Wind and solar production continued to break records in Europe in November
    /COMUNICAE/ In November, wind power production recorded record highs in France and Italy and was the highest for a November month in Germany. Solar production also broke records for a November month in Spain, Portugal, France and Italy. In this
    CE Noticias Financieras
    UK sets Celtic Sea floating round in motion with Information Memorandum
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - The Crown Estate on Thursday published an Information Memorandum for its first leasing round for commercial-scale floating wind farms which will allocate three project areas in the Celtic Sea off the coast of South Wales
    SeeNews Renewables
    Wind’s share in France’s power generation hits 3.08% on Dec 6
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - Wind turbines supplied 49,705 MWh of electricity to France's grid on December 6, reaching a share of 3.08%. The overall electricity generation for the day stood at 1,612,169 MWh, live data by transmission system operator
    SeeNews Renewables
    Polenergia renewables acquires 60 pct stake in Naxxar Wind Farm Four Srl
    As stated, the transaction's closing took place given the fulfilment of the conditions precedent of the agreement, including Polenergie's receipt of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) approval, which was issued on November 29, 2023. With the closing of the transaction,
    Lewandowska Natalia
    Stantec Inc. - Stantec to lead the environmental impact assessment of offshore wind project with DP Energy and SBM Offshore
    Stantec, a global leader in sustainable design and engineering, has been appointed as lead environmental consultant for Nova East Wind Inc., a joint venture between DP Energy and SBM Offshore. The project builds on Stantec's ongoing focus on renewable energy
    U.S. Markets via PUBT
    Crystal Ball Gazing – Are There Calmer Waters In The Offshore Wind Sector In 2024?
    2023 seems to have been a perfect storm for the offshore wind industry around the globe. Between permitting delays and grid connection hurdles, inflation and supply chain challenges all have led to some developers wanting to renegotiate their previously agreed
    By Tracy London
    It floats and rides the waves: Is this wind turbine in New Bedford the next big thing?
    NEW BEDFORD — The sight of a small-scale floating wind turbine visible from West Rodney French Boulevard in Clark's Cove offers a glimpse into the future of wind technology. It is supported on four buoyant floats and four legs in
    Kathryn Gallerani, The Standard-Times
    Most Wayús neighbors did not want the wind farm that the government offered to give them
    Last July, the Jepírachi wind farm was presumed to be the first public-popular alliance in the country because, instead of being dismantled, it would be handed over to the Wayuu community in La Guajira. This was decided by EPM's board
    CE Noticias Financieras
    The following information was released by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Keen to accelerate the adoption of nuclear energy, Isabel Naranjo De Candido works to make small, modular reactors efficient throughout their lifecycle. Poornima Apte Department of Nuclear Science
    States News Service
    PetroWind gets fiscal perks for Nabas-2 wind power project in Aklan
    PETROWIND Energy, Inc. has been granted fiscal incentives by the Board of Investments (BoI) for its 13.2-megawatt (MW) Nabas-2 wind power project in Aklan province, the renewable energy firm said on Tuesday. Francisco G. Delfin, Jr., president and chief executive
    Business World
    Naturgy invests 40 million in a new wind farm
    Naturgy has started the construction of its seventh wind farm in Catalonia with an investment of 40 million euros. This is the Tres Termes wind farm, in the province of Tarragona, with 30 MW (megawatts) of power. This is another
    CE Noticias Financieras
    SSE Renewables wins consent for 125-MW wind farm in Scotland
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - SSE Renewables, part of UK utility SSE Plc (LON:SSE) has been given the green light to build a 29-turbine wind farm with an installed capacity of up to 125 MW in the Scottish Highlands. The
    SeeNews Renewables
    Sánchez confirms he will redesign the tax on energy companies, but denies it is due to Repsol's complaints
    The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, confirmed on Thursday that he is working on the "redesign" of the extraordinary tax on energy companies, although he denied that this is due to Repsol's warnings that this tax "conditions" its investments
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Canadian Solar's e-STORAGE to Deliver 1,170 MWh DC of Battery Storage Solutions to the Largest Battery Storage Project in the UK
    GUELPH, ON, Dec. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced that e-STORAGE, which is part of the Company's majority-owned subsidiary CSI Solar Co., Ltd. ("CSI Solar"), has been awarded by Copenhagen
    Associated Press
    Sembcorp wraps up acquisition of 200 MW of wind farms in China
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - Singapore’s Sembcorp Industries Ltd (SGX:U96) said on Wednesday that it has finalised the acquisition of 200 MW of wind farms in China in little over a week since first announcing the deal.The group bought a
    SeeNews Renewables
    Germany's Goldbeck cuts ribbon at 24 MWp of solar in Chile
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - German solar developer and installer Goldbeck Solar GmbH said on Wednesday that it has inaugurated its first two solar farms in Chile, unveiling smaller scale facilities totalling close to 24 MWp. The 12.09-MWp Paillihue solar
    SeeNews Renewables
    Sweden: Hydro appeals reconstruction of Markbygden Ett wind farm
    In Sweden, Norwegian aluminium producer Hydro has filed an appeal in the Court of Appeal for Northern Norrland against the previous ruling in Umeå District Court to approve a reconstruction process for wind farm Markbygden Ett. Hydro believes that there
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Finland: ATP Palloneva's wind and solar farm plans move forward in Kauhajoki
    ATP Palloneva is developing an onshore wind farm with up to nine 7-10-MW wind turbines and a solar farm for Kauhajoki. The project area covers 1,180 hectares. Part of the 300-700-MW solar farm extends into the neighbouring municipality, Kurikka. The
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Allen & Overy advises Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company on purchase of stake in UK offshore wind farms
    Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company has purchased a stake in UK offshore wind farms, marking one of the first transactions of its kind at an early stage. The joint venture arrangements include bespoke mechanics to govern the development, construction, and
    Contify Investment News
    New small HPP built in Kyrgyzstan's Issyk-Kul
    BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, December 7. A small hydroelectric power plant has been built in the Tong district of the Issyk-Kul region in Kyrgyzstan, with the support of the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund, Trend reports. The fund said a hydro turbine from the
    Trend News Agency
    DEME forges local partnership to study offshore wind in Greece
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - Belgian marine group DEME said today it has signed a cooperation agreement with Greek renewable energy company FARIA Renewables to explore opportunities and jointly develop offshore wind projects in Greece. The pact follows the recent
    SeeNews Renewables
    Clean energy and gene-editing: a look at scientific advancements in 2023
    From the United Kingdom Medicine Regulator approving therapy that uses the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system as treatment to Californian scientists beaming a glint of lasers at a pellet of hydrogen to create clean energy, the year in science saw many advancements
    Jehran Naidoo
    NRC Names Senior Resident Inspector at Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant
    Amber Donley has been selected as the new senior resident inspector at the Turkey Point nuclear power plant. She joined the NRC in 2020 and has experience as a resident inspector at multiple nuclear power plants. Amber's qualifications and expertise
    Contify Energy News
    The FTI asks the government to freeze electricity prices at 3.99 baht/unit.
    06 Dec 2023 (Thai News Agency) Bangkok, The Energy Regulatory Commission asks the government to fix the electricity price at 3.99 baht/unit and rushes to set up the Energy Regulatory Commission to join in solving long-term problems. Mr. Kriangkrai Thiannukul,
    Vietnam News Gazette
    CORRECTED - Equinor’s BeGreen to enter Germany with big growth plans
    In our article dated November 22 and headlined "Equinor's BeGreen to enter Germany with big growth plans," please note that the nationality given for BeGreen in the second paragraph is incorrect. It is based in Denmark rather than the Netherlands.
    SeeNews Renewables
    Finance ministry opposes new power sector management proposal
    The finance ministry has not supported an official proposal to appoint senior armed forces officers as heads of new Performance Management Units (PMUs) in the rotten power distribution companies to improve their management. But the finance ministry backed the original
    The Baluchistan Express
    Ukrenergo attracts emergency aid from Europe for third of day to cover electricity shortage
    KYIV. Dec 7 (Interfax-Ukraine) – In order to avoid blackouts and maintain balance in the energy system amid growing consumption, the dispatch center of NPC Ukrenergo is forced to attract emergency assistance from the operators of the electricity transmission system
    Interfax Ukraine Business Daily
    Hyphen Hydrogen Energy which is responsible for the development of the country's first large-scale vertically integrated green hydrogen production this week announced its selection as a pivotal Low-Carbon Hydrogen Energy Transition Changemaker during the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference
    Namibia Economist
    Ukraine reports power deficit, imports from EU
    By BBC Monitoring The national power grid operator Ukrenerho has deployed emergency assistance from power grids of Slovakia, Romania and Poland from 11:00 to 19:00 (8:00 to 16:00 gmt) on 7 December to avoid blackouts and maintain balance in the
    BBC International Reports (News From Kiev)
    UPPCL pegs energy procurement cost at almost Rs 85K cr
    Lucknow, Dec. 7 -- The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited and its five power distribution subsidiary companies (discoms) have pegged energy procurement costs at almost Rs 85,000 crore in next financial year 2024-25. In its annual revenue requirement (ARR) filed
    The Pioneer
    IN BRIEF: Greencoat UK Wind welcomes new Schroders Greencoat co-head
    Greencoat UK Wind PLC - Invests in UK wind farms - Says Laurence Fumagall intends to step down as co-head of the Schroders Greencoat LLP investment management team on March 1. Says current Head of Private Markets at Schroders Greencoat
    Alliance News
    Energy organizations contest billion-dollar deal between TCU and Turkey's KPS
    The agreement to revise the energy supply contract for the Turkish company Karpowership in Brazil was approved on Wednesday (6) by the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU). The court considers the negotiation a success, arguing that it managed to reduce
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Spain's Audax inks financing to launch 141 MWp of home solar
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - Spanish renewable power and gas supplier Audax Renovables SA (BME:ADX) has secured financing to finalise the construction of a portfolio of 141 MWp of solar photovoltaic projects in Spain. The group said on Thursday that
    SeeNews Renewables
    China launches world’s ‘most advanced’ nuclear reactor that’s cooled by gas, not water
    China has begun operations of the world’s first fourth-generation nuclear reactor that uses gas for cooling unlike conventional power plants that use pressurised water. The power plant built in China’s Shandong province generates power from two high-temperature reactors that are
    Vishwam Sankaran
    WEG to invest R$1.2bn to expand transformer production
    With an eye on the growing demand for power transmission equipment and renewable power generation, equipment manufacturer WEG announced on Tuesday that it will invest R$1.2 billion over the next three years to expand its transformer production capacity in Brazil,
    Robson Rodrigues
    News Analysis No quick fix for loss-making power sector
    Pakistan's loss-making power sector has turned into a rudderless ship whereby no one knows where it should be moved to fix its yawning losses, increasing with every passing day. Based on both the record and background discussions held with power
    The News International
    TNB: JB's CIQ blackout caused by damaged generator providing temporary electricity supply
    Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) said that the electricity power outage that caused a blackout at the Sultan Iskandar Building's (BSI) Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex here was caused by damage to a generator set. In a statement, the utility
    Malay Mail
    Brazil, UK to work on green hydrogen hub
    December 7 (Renewables Now) - The governments of Brazil and the UK have signed a new bilateral agreement to partner on the development of a green hydrogen hub, the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) announced on Monday. The
    SeeNews Renewables
    Zero Allocation For Mambilla Power Project In 2024 Budget
    Ministry gets N400m for conferences Senators vow to query minister It's plot to emasculate our region - Northern Elders Forum Says FG not ready to address energy crisis By Faruk Shuaibu, Abdullateef Salau Abbas Jimoh (Abuja) and Mohammed I. Yaba
    Daily Trust
    China, a renewables giant addicted to coal
    At this climate summit being held in Dubai (COP28), China has arrived as the undisputed leader in clean energy in the world. The country invested in 2022 almost half of global spending on low-emission technologies, 546 billion dollars (about 504
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Schneider Electric calls for rapid implementation of smart grids to accelerate the energy transition
    Schneider Electric calls for the rapid implementation of smart grids to accelerate the energy transition. The company calls on world energy leaders to prioritize smart electrical grids. Urgent upgrades are needed to achieve net-zero emissions targets. Schneider Electric launched new
    Contify Energy News
    Nigeria Needs Key Amendments To Electricity Act 2023 – PwC
    LAGOS - A professional services firm, PwC Nigeria, recently hosted the 14th edition of its Annual Power and Utilities Roundtable, with the theme "The Electricity Act 2023: Powering Nigeria." Industry leaders, executives, and stakeholders lauded the Act and proposed key
    By Admin2
    Energy Efficiency Within G20 Countries Increased By 4%: IEA Report
    Highlights : * IEA in its report on energy efficiency found that since 2012, 91% improvement has been found in energy intensity, in G20. A latest report of the International Energy Agency (IEA) on energy efficiency emphasized that a doubling
    Chitrika Grover
    Kenya Power Announces Power Blackout in Parts of the Country
    The Kenya Power Company has announced power disruption in various parts of the country from Wednesday. In a statement, the utility company announced that there will be blackouts in parts of Nairobi that include lang'ata area, T mall, Moi Educational
    Davis Mabeya
    Masdar to develop 1GW wind project with BESS in Jordan
    A joint development agreement has been inked between Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) and the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The agreement will see the development of a one gigawatt (GW) wind project with a battery energy
    Jason Saundalkar
    ACWA Power signs deal to develop the largest green hydrogen project in Indonesia
    ACWA Power has signed a deal to develop the largest green hydrogen project in Indonesia. The Garuda Hidrogen Hijau (GH2) Project, expected to start operations in 2026, will run on 600MW of solar and wind power, producing 150,000 tonnes of
    Contify Energy News
    Ayala energy platform urges responsible way of retiring coal plants
    AYALA-LED ACEN Corp. has called for a responsible way of replacing traditional power plants with renewable energy sources to avoid supply disruptions. 'Basically, to replace up in a responsible manner the coal, we need renewables - solar and wind -
    Business World
    Rosatom promotes SMR technology at COP 28
    Rosatom State Corporation of Russia held the Small Modular Reactors Day (SMR Day) on the sidelines of the COP28 Climate Conference in Dubai. During the event Rosatom presented a full range of technological solutions to achieve climate goals and ensure
    Daily Observer
    Power dues: Punjab govt depts owe over rRs.r3,000 crore to PSPCL
    Patiala, Dec. 7 -- Multiple state government departments have failed to clear their pending electricity bills worth over Rs.3,274 crore, with the department of water supply and sanitation accounting for about 80% of the dues. The department has power dues
    Hindustan Times
    New Electricity Act seen boosting Nigeria's clean energy
    Industry leaders, executives, and stakeholders in the power sector have said that the Electricity Act 2023 can be the building block towards combating climate change and accelerating renewable energy push. They also commended the Act and proposed further key amendments
    Business Day
    China starts up fourth-generation nuclear power plant: the first in the world
    Deadly floods in Tanzania: 49 people killed and 85 injured VIDEO: Marapi volcano erupts, kills 11 people; 12 others are missing During police search, loud explosion at home in Arlington, Virginia, is recorded U.S. Pentagon confirms attacks in Red Sea;
    CE Noticias Financieras
    ENGIE Group: Inauguration of the first European green hydrogen production and distribution station located in an airport zone, at Toulouse-Blagnac airport
    The HYPORT station at Toulouse-Blagnac airport is the first green hydrogen production station in Occitanie. It has a production capacity of over 400 kg of green hydrogen per day, which can fuel around 20 buses or 200 light vehicles. The
    Contify Energy News

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