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    Power News - December 7

    There are 116 news articles for this date.

    Utility Business / General

    MGE Releases Annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report
    Report highlights MGE's commitment to transparency and disclosure, plans to achieve industry-leading carbon reduction goals and ongoing commitments to those it serves. MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) has published its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, detailing
    Business Wire
    Electricity prices to drop this month, Osinergmin informed
    The Energy and Mining Investment Supervisory Agency (Osinergmin) informed that electricity service tariffs will decrease as of December. In addition, it detailed that the cost of the National Interconnected Electric System (SEIN) will be reduced by -0.31% on average for
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Leap Surpasses 175,000 Meters and 1 GW on Virtual Power Plant Platform
    Company sees tremendous growth fueled by partnerships with leading energy technology companies SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leap, the leading virtual power plant (VPP) platform, announced today it has surpassed 175,000 customer meters and 1 GW of customer load authorized on its
    Business Wire
    SUSI Partners & SMT Energy to Double Size of Texas Battery Storage Portfolio
    SUSI Partners ("SUSI"), through the SUSI Energy Transition Fund ("SETF"), is expanding its partnership with U.S. clean energy developer SMT Energy ("SMT") by growing their Texas battery energy storage ("BESS") portfolio from 100 MW to at least 200 MW The
    Associated Press
    Duke Energy proposes energy efficiency enhancements and innovative pilot programs for South Carolina customers
    Options will expand on industry-leading efforts to save energy and money New programs will make it easier for many customers to make needed efficiency upgrades GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's utilities in South Carolina are proposing
    PR Newswire
    Michigan Enacts Statewide Clean Electricity Standard For Electric Utilities, Joining Minnesota And Others In The Clean Energy Transition
    On November 28, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law a suite of bills (Senate Bills 271, 273, and 502) that will require Michigan's utilities to meet aggressive clean energy and climate goals in the coming decades. Collectively, these
    By Kodi J. Verhalen, Megan Luby and Arthur Siegal
    HENDERSON, Nev., Dec. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Nightpeak Energy ("Nightpeak" or the "Company"), an independent power producer focused on reliably powering communities to a low-carbon future, announced today that it has closed the purchase of the Saguaro Power Company ("Saguaro"),
    PR Newswire
    GridStor flips the switch on 60-MW battery in California
    December 5 (Renewables Now) - US energy storage company GridStor announced today the dedication of a 60-MW/160-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system in Santa Barbara County, California, the second battery storage facility available in the region. The Goleta Energy Storage site
    SeeNews Renewables
    Serena begins operations in Texas
    Goodnight Wind is operating and ramping-up production. Company's ambition is to become a top provider of digital renewable power for all kinds of consumers. AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A trailblazer in developing clean technologies to deliver the
    Associated Press
    American Pacific Group Completes Investment in Spark Power
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Pacific Group (“APG”), a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm, announced today the successful completion of the previously announced acquisition of Spark Power Group Inc. (“Spark Power”), a leading provider of electrical power and maintenance
    Business Wire
    Energy Secretary celebrates steps towards TVA nuclear power
    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm visited the site of a possible first-of-its-kind nuclear reactor for the Tennessee Valley Authority in Oak Ridge, Tenn. on Tuesday. The utility’s board authorized $200 million to explore building a reactor on the
    Tennessee Lookout
    Mission Clean Energy Welcomes John Richardson as Vice President of Finance
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2023-- Mission Clean Energy, a rapidly growing utility-scale solar and battery storage developer in the U.S., is pleased to announce the appointment of John Richardson as Vice President of Finance. In this role, John will lead
    Associated Press
    Ampion Partners with UGE to Bring Community Solar, Savings to Low-to-Moderate Income New Yorkers
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2023-- Community solar access is expanding in the greater New York City area with the addition of four new sites that will serve residents and businesses while helping underserved communities save money on electricity. Ampion, a
    Associated Press
    Ribbon cuttingOffshore wind company to open office in Eureka
    On Wednesday evening, Vineyard Offshore will be holding an opening ceremony for an office in Eureka’s Carson Block building. Vineyard Offshore is one of two companies, along with RWE Offshore Wind Holdings, that won an auction in Dec. 2022 for
    $299 million: Oregon wildfire victims settle lawsuit against PacifiCorp
    Electricity provider PacifiCorp has agreed to pay $299 million to victims of the 2020 wildfires in southern Oregon to end a lawsuit that could have cost it far more. PacifiCorp’s decision to settle comes after the utility lost a similar
    Ted Sickinger,
    Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Offshore Wind Power and Good Jobs
    OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 6, 2023 /CNW/ - Energy systems across the world are rapidly transforming, and offshore wind development will create sustainable jobs and help power Canada's economy. With the longest coastlines in the world, Canada is well positioned to
    Canada Newswire
    Oregon power company to pay nearly $300 million to settle latest lawsuit over 2020 wildfires
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — 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 [External Link]
    Associated Press
    Decades after Europe, turning blades send first commercial offshore wind power onto US grid
    NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Despite some recent financial setbacks, U.S. offshore windpower has hit a milestone. An 800-foot tall turbine is now sending electricity onto the grid from a commercial-scale offshore wind farm on pace to be the country's
    Associated Press
    Orbital could deploy 2.4-MW tidal stream device in Canada
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Orbital Marine Power, the Scottish developer of floating tidal stream turbine technology, is set to deploy one 2.4-MW O2X machine at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) in the Bay of Fundy in
    SeeNews Renewables
    Wildfire victims settle lawsuit against PacifiCorp for $299M
    Electricity provider PacifiCorp has agreed to pay $299 million to victims of the 2020 wildfires in southern Oregon to end a lawsuit that could have cost it far more. PacifiCorp’s decision to settle comes after the utility lost a similar
    Ted Sickinger - The Oregonian/OregonLive
    Hazara power utility to provide locals with 6,000 jobs
    HARIPUR: The Hazara Electric Supply Company will create around 6,000 employment opportunities for the youth of Hazara division, said former local MNA Babar Nawaz Khan on Monday. He also said non-locals won’t be appointed to vacancies in Haripur district’s government
    Daily Today's Muslim Peshawar


    Canada: South-Central Saskatchewan Receives Funding for Coal Transition
    Source: Government of Canada regional news Released on December 5, 2023 Today, Agriculture Minister David Marit announced $550,000 in funding to the Town of Coronach and the Rural Municipality of Hart Butte to support new coal-based opportunities in the region.
    NRC Issues Event Notification for South Texas Nuclear Plant
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 56877) involving South Texas Nuclear Plant: Facility: South Texas Region: 4 State: TX Unit: 2 RX Type: 1 W-4-LP,2 W-4-LP NRC Notified By: Mark Hamilton HQ
    Targeted News Service


    Delaware Electric Cooperative returns $5 million in capital credits
    Delaware Electric Cooperative's (DEC) board of directors voted to return more than $5 million in capital credits to the Cooperative's members in December. DEC expects to distribute checks or billing credits to more than 75,000 members this holiday season. Capital
    Delaware Business Now
    Electric companies reflect on customers, technology, & the grid’s future
    Electric companies are working to advance energy affordability for customers while simultaneously exploring the role customers play as a resource for mitigating future challenges on the nation’s power grid. “It’s a transformative period right now in the energy sector. So
    Daily Energy Insider

    Energy Efficiency

    Budderfly and Fujitsu General America Partner to Scale Energy Efficiency for Mid-Market Businesses Across the U.S.
    SHELTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2023-- Budderfly, the premier sustainability partner for businesses with repeatable footprints, today announced a strategic partnership with Fujitsu General America, Inc. (“FGAI”), a subsidiary of one of Japan’s leading provider of air conditioning and heat pumps
    Associated Press


    US energy secretary says new small nuclear reactors must be built to meet global climate pledge
    Dec. 5—OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — A half century after pulling the plug on an earlier nuclear reactor design, the Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing the same Clinch River site to build America's first new generation of small modular reactors that
    Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.


    Thermal power rises in Apr-Oct as demand soars
    New Delhi, Dec. 5 -- Amid growing power demand, coal-based power generation increased 8.6% in the April-October period of FY24 compared to a year ago, said the union power minister RK Singh. Data provided by the minister in a written
    Russia: Zaporozhye NPP's external power supply line to be restored by December 5
    Section: General News - A 330kV external power supply line on the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), which was knocked out of operation on Friday night, is expected to be restored by December 5, said Renat Karchaa, the advisor to
    Thai News Service
    The following information was released by the American Nuclear Society (ANS): expected, a large number of nations at the COP28 climate conference in Dubai have issued a declaration to triple the world's nuclear power capacity by 2050. John Kerry, U.S.
    States News Service
    Nuclear power is Poland's future, Duda says
    In an interview for the Arab television Al-Arabiya, on the sidelines of COP28, the UN Climate Change conference held in Dubai, he explained that Poland's entire energy sector had been based on coal before 1989, when Poland was under Soviet
    Robinson Marzanna
    GameChange Solar Opens New Training and Customer Service Center in South Africa
    NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- GameChange Solar (GCS), a leading global supplier of solar tracker and fixed-tilt racking technology, announced the opening of a new dedicated training, service, and technical support center exclusively for its Genius Tracker™ solar
    Associated Press
    Masdar signs Agreements for 1GW Wind and potential Green Hydrogen Plant in Jordan
    Masdar signs joint development agreement for 1GW wind project and battery energy storage system UAE clean energy pioneer announces separate (MOU) Memorandum Of Understanding for green hydrogen plant feasibility study in Jordan Hashemite Kingdom has potential to become global powerhouse
    Canada Newswire
    EDP leads global alliance of electric utilities to drive energy transition
    The electricity company EDP announced at the COP28 Climate Summit, held in Dubai, the creation of a global alliance of electricity companies with the aim of driving the energy transition. This alliance, called "Utilities for Net Zero Alliance" (UNEZA), is
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Ørsted completes divestment of 50% of Gode Wind 3
    5.12.2023 17:45:16 CET Ørsted A/S Investor News Further to the press release issued on 17 October 2023, Ørsted has completed the divestment of 50 % of the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm to funds managed by Glennmont Partners from
    Ørsted A/S
    NLCIL starts bio mass co-firing at its power station in Tuticorin
    New Delhi, Dec. 5 -- In a move that would reduce coal consumption, NLC India Ltd (NLCIL) on Tuesday started bio-mass co-firing at its coal-based thermal power station NLC Tamilnadu Power Ltd (NTPL) in Tuticorin. Inaugurating the operation of co-firing,
    United News of India
    World's most powerful nuclear fusion plant inaugurated in Japan
    F4E / QST Clean, unlimited, cheap and waste-free energy. It is the great dream of those who seek to reproduce on Earth what happens inside the Sun: nuclear fusion. The technology is in its infancy, but some see it as
    CE Noticias Financieras
    The following information was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA): 25 leading utility companies from across the globe join forces with IRENA and the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions to launch Utilities for Net Zero Alliance Dubai, United
    States News Service
    Schneider calls on energy decision makers for rapid deployment of smart grids
    Schneider Electric today called on energy decision makers to prioritize digital upgrades to realize the potential of sustainable, resilient, efficient and flexible Grids of the Future. The urgent call comes as world leaders gather at COP28 in Dubai to accelerate
    M2 PressWIRE
    Sudene okays loan for 119 MW of solar projects in Brazil
    December 5 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's Superintendency for the Development of the Northeast (Sudene) has authorised a BRL-123.9-million (USD 25.3m/EUR 23.3m) loan package for two solar projects with a capacity of 59.6-MWp each in the Ceara state. The Brazilian governmental
    SeeNews Renewables
    Security: Nuclear Power Finally Has its Moment at UN Climate Summit
    Source: International Atomic Energy Agency – IAEA For the past 28 years, world leaders and environmental activists have convened annually at the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP) with an almost singular
    Global Offshore Wind Accelerator Launched by Ocean Energy Pathway at COP28
    December 06 -- Ocean Energy Pathway (OEP) announced its inception at COP28 as a pioneering non-profit organization aimed at expediting the global transition to clean energy through the utilization of offshore wind power. Supported by the Ocean Resilience and Climate
    Global coal-fired power generation poised to peak in 2023, followed by decline
    BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 6. Global coal-fired power generation is poised to reach its peak in 2023 as renewable and low-carbon energy sources experience rapid expansion, Rystad Energy, an independent energy research and business intelligence company from Norway, said, Trend reports.
    Trend News Agency
    China: Inner Mongolia power company ensures winter power supply
    Source: China State Council Information Office 2 As cold waves hit northern China, the State Grid East Inner Mongolia Electric Power Company has been rolling out multiple measures to prepare for extreme cold weathers and ensure the power supply throughout
    Wind parks generate 13.46% of France’s electricity on Dec 5
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in France generated 226,684 MWh on December 5, reaching a share of 13.46% in total power for the day. The overall electricity generation for the day stood at 1,683,570 MWh, live data by
    SeeNews Renewables
    RWE wins marine licenses for 500-MW wind project off Wales
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - The 500-MW-plus Awel y Mor offshore wind project proposed by Germany’s RWE AG (ETR:RWE) off the Welsh coast has been granted marine licenses, thus completing the last step in the permitting process. The licenses awarded
    SeeNews Renewables
    EDF reaches commercial, fin close on S African hybrid VPP
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - The renewables arm of French electric utility EDF has achieved commercial and financial close on a wind-solar-storage project set to be operated as a virtual power plant (VPP) in South Africa in 2025. EDF Renewables
    SeeNews Renewables
    China advances new energy development to tackle climate change
    BEIJING( China Daily/ANN) -In recent years, China has accelerated the development of new energy as a way of tackling climate change and other environmental challenges. As a result, the county has been steadily moving toward a clean, low-carbon energy system.
    China Daily
    Iberdrola is the European utility with the largest presence in ESG investment funds.
    Iberdrola is the European utility most present in sustainable investment funds. This is reflected in a Deutsche Bank Research report accessed by, which reviews the presence of the entire electricity sector of the Old Continent in ESG investment vehicles
    CE Noticias Financieras
    We signed an alliance with Masdar to co-invest 15 billion in offshore wind and green hydrogen in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States
    Iberdrola and Masdar have formed a strategic alliance to invest up to 15 billion euros in offshore wind and green hydrogen projects in Germany, the UK, and the US. Their first project will be the East Anglia 3 offshore wind
    Contify Energy News
    Zen Energy to supply Queensland shopping malls with PV power
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Australian renewable energy retailer Zen Energy has secured a contract from property fund manager ISPT to supply renewable electricity to 14 commercial properties across Queensland, including major shopping centres. The 100% green power deliveries will
    SeeNews Renewables
    Masdar plans 1-GW wind farm, green H2 project in Jordan
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC, or Masdar, has agreed to build a 1-GW wind farm with a battery storage component in Jordan and assess the potential for producing green hydrogen in the Arab Kingdom.
    SeeNews Renewables
    Wind sector launches Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda to boost Europe’s competitive edge
    The European Technology & Innovation Platform on wind energy (ETIPWind) has launched its new Strategic R&I Agenda for 2025-2027, calling for €1.8bn of public investment in wind energy Research and Innovation. The European Union aims to have 420 GW of
    Contify Energy News
    Energy Minister - Azerbaijan plans to create about 19 GW of power with international energy companies
    Dubai held an event called Opportunities for Investment in Renewable energy in Azerbaijan within the framework of COP 28, Azernews reports. Azerbaijani Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov made a speech at the event and noted that cooperation with international energy companies
    NREL: A Sustainable Solution To Increase Clean Energy Deployment
    Contracts for Difference (CfDs) play an important role in mitigating the cost and market risks of renewable energy projects, including offshore wind energy. CfDs ensure that renewable energy projects receive a fixed price for the energy they generate, enabling them
    Contify Energy News
    Constellation Joins Climate Leaders at COP28; Signs Industry Pledge to Triple Nuclear Energy by 2050
    Constellation leaders joined other nuclear energy operators in hailing the agreement as a clean energy game-changer during the climate conference in Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Constellation (Nasdaq: CEG), the largest producer of carbon-free energy in the U.S., kicked
    Business Wire
    Kot Addu Power Company Reports Mixed Trading Activity in December
    In the latest financial disclosures to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE), Kot Addu Power Company (KAPCO) showed mixed trading activity across its December contracts. On December 5, 2023, the standard KAPCO shares witnessed moderate fluctuations in their trading prices. The
    Pakistan Company News
    Power Grid Hits 52-Week High As Successful Bidder For Khavda RE Park Project
    December 06 -- Power Grid Corporation of India's share price rises nearly 1% to a 52-week high of Rs 226 in early trade on December 6. At the time of writing, Power Grid Corporation was trading at Rs 223.95 which
    IIFL Securities
    AES Andes starts up energy storage at Chilean run-of-river hydro plant
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Latin American utility group AES Andes on Tuesday announced that the second phase of its Virtual Reservoir energy storage system in Chile reached commercial operation, enabling up to 197 MWh of electricity to be injected
    SeeNews Renewables
    Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power to develop $1bln Indonesian green hydrogen plant
    , ZAWYA Saudi Arabia-listed ACWA Power will develop a $1 billion (AED 3.67 billion) green hydrogen project in Indonesia following a deal signed on the sidelines of climate summit COP28 in Dubai. The facility will be powered by a 600MW
    Denmark: Four new members join Global Offshore Wind Alliance
    Dan Jørgensen, the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy, has announced that California, Panama, the European Commission, and Brazil have joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA), which is led by Denmark. The Alliance aims to increase
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Sweden: E.ON connects three wind farms in northern Sweden
    In Sweden, energy company E.ON has completed electricity grid connections to three large wind farms and a battery plant in the southern Norrland region in autumn 2023. This includes wind farms Ranasjöhöjden and Salsjöhöjden in Sollefteå municipality with a total
    M-Brain Nordic News
    Huaneng Hainan Lingao offshore wind power project starts construction
    China Huaneng Group Co., Ltd. has started construction of the Lingao offshore wind farm project in Hainan, with a planned installed capacity of 600,000 kilowatts and will be completed in 2024. This project is one of the offshore wind power
    China Business News
    NEPRA unveils shocking over-billing scandal by power distribution companies
    The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has unearthed a troubling pattern of overcharging and malpractice within the country's power distribution companies (Discos), according to a comprehensive 14-page report. The investigation was prompted by widespread complaints from consumers regarding inflated
    Daily Pakistan Today
    John Kerry unveils global strategy to commercialize nuclear fusion as clean energy
    Dubai, Dec 5 (EFE) - The U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change, John Kerry, announced Tuesday at the Climate Summit (COP28) in Dubai the first global strategy to commercialize nuclear fusion as a new source of clean energy and accelerate
    CE Noticias Financieras
    STATE ADMINISTRATION YEREVAN, December 6. /ARKA/. In the first 10 months of 2023 electricity generation in Armenia grew to about 7.3 billion kWh, up from about 7. 2 billion kWh generated in the same time span of 2022, the National
    ARKA News
    Indonesia, ADB partner to speed up coal plant retirement
    File - Indonesia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Alignment of the Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM) to speed up the early retirement of coal-fired power plants (PLTU), in Dubai, the United
    Antara (Indonesian National News Agency)
    Russia offers to build two-reactor nuclear plant for Kazakhstan
    By BBC Monitoring The head of Rosatom's Central Asian subsidiary, Sergey Gromov, has said that the Russian atomic energy corporation has offered to build a nuclear power station with two reactors for Kazakhstan, the Russian news agency TASS reported on
    BBC International Reports (Central Asia)
    Cambodia's newest hydropower plant project to increase reliable source of clean energy
    The project of the Chinese-invested Cambodia Upper Tatay Hydropower Station will increase the reliable source of clean energy in Cambodia, contributing further to socioeconomic development and poverty reduction, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet said last week. With a designed capacity
    Khmer Times
    The reduction of electricity prices for tourism consumers has begun
    Following the instructions of the head of the Royal Government, the Ministry of Mines, the Electricity Authority of Cambodia, and Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) have decided to reduce the price of electricity for consumers in the tourism sector across the
    Khmer Times
    Uzbekistan considering nuclear plant construction with Rosatom
    By BBC Monitoring Uzbek Energy Minister Jorabek Mirzamakhmudov has said Uzbekistan is continuing to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant with the Russian state corporation Rosatom, the Uzbek internet newspaper reported on 30 November. According to the
    BBC International Reports (Central Asia)
    Load shedding ruling tough to implement, say energy experts
    The government is expected to appeal the recent Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, judgment that directed it to halt load shedding at schools, hospitals and police stations by the end of January, on grounds that it will be impractical, say energy
    Kuben Chetty
    Less electricity generated in Germany, renewable sources now dominate
    Frankfurt — Significantly less electricity was generated in Germany in the third quarter compared to the same period of last year due to weaker demand as a result of the economic situation and energy imports from abroad. The volume fell
    Government explores Small Nuclear Reactors for clean energy transition
    In a significant development, the Union government has unveiled plans to embrace cutting-edge technologies, including Small Nuclear Reactors, as part of its commitment to a clean energy transition.Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh provided this crucial update in a written response
    Elets News Network
    ACCIONA to build one of the largest power transmission lines in Australia
    ACCIONA, in partnership with Genus, has been chosen by Transgrid to build the eastern section of the HumeLink power transmission line in Australia. The AU$1.4 billion project aims to increase transfer capacity, strengthen grid stability, and facilitate the transition to
    Contify Energy News
    What is the energy system that Mexico needs?
    It is a question that, at least the administration of President López Obrador has not answered and that is fundamental to give certainty to the execution of 80% of the projects related to nearshoring, a phenomenon that could, according to
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Ilika shares surge as Goliath battery reaches energy density target
    (Alliance News) - Ilika PLC on Wednesday said it has reached its technology development target of lithium-ion energy density parity in its Goliath EV batter programme. Ilika shares jumped 23% to 51.56 pence each on Wednesday morning in London. The
    Alliance News
    Planning Minister Evaluates Progress in Power Sector Development
    Muhammad Sami Saeed, the Caretaker Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, presided over a meeting on Tuesday to assess the ongoing progress within the power sector of the ministry. The session focused on reviewing current statistics, existing policies, and
    Pakistan News Gazette
    Masdar to conduct feasibility study on Jordan hydrogen plant
    Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) has signed a joint development agreement with the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to develop a 1 gigawatt (GW) wind project with a battery energy storage system (BESS). A major utility project
    Less electricity generated in Germany, renewable sources now dominate
    Frankfurt (dpa) - Significantly less electricity was generated in Germany in the third quarter compared to the same period of last year due to weaker demand as a result of the economic situation and energy imports from abroad. The volume
    dpa English
    Enefit Green has taken final investment decision on 90 MW Kelme 2 wind farm
    Enefit Green has taken final investment decision on 90 MW Kelme 2 wind farm in Lithuania. Kelme 2 is the second stage of the three-stage Kelme development project and part of Enefit Green’s previously communicated project pipeline to increase its
    GlobeNewswire Europe
    Serena starts commissioning 265.5-MW wind farm in Texas
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Brazilian energy firm Serena (BVMF:SRNA3) has announced that all turbines at the 265.5-MW Goodnight 1 wind power plant in Texas have been assembled and are now undergoing final commissioning. Equipped with 59 Vestas machines, the
    SeeNews Renewables
    Customers will pay more than $140 million in electricity bills to factories willing to make emergency shutdowns
    During the energy crisis, Spain began to implement a new system to reduce emergency electricity consumption in the event of serious mismatches between electricity production and the demand that needs to be covered at any given time throughout the country.
    CE Noticias Financieras
    IDB to support Ecuador in finding solutions to its energy crisis
    Quito, Dec 5 (EFECOM) - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will support the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Ecuador to seek solutions to the current energy crisis facing the Andean country, with blackouts scheduled since late October due to
    CE Noticias Financieras
    World's first Generation IV nuclear reactor begins commercial operation in China
    Beijing, Dec 6 (EFE) - The Shidao Bay high-temperature nuclear power plant in east China's Shandong province, the world's first fourth-generation nuclear power plant, officially entered commercial operation, local media reported today. This, according to the official Xinhua news agency,
    CE Noticias Financieras
    Utilities join forces to launch net zero alliance at COP28
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - At COP28 on Tuesday, 31 partners, including 25 global utilities and power companies launched the Utilities for Net Zero Alliance (UNEZA) to help drive the energy transition. The utility companies, which together serve more than
    SeeNews Renewables
    Bulgarian, Romanian, Greek Representatives Discuss Offshore Wind Energy at COP28
    A discussion on the potential of offshore wind energy in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania took place in the Bulgarian pavilion at the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28) in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. The event Unlocking Offshore
    Bulgarian News Agency
    Galileo, Hope to co-develop 300-MW onshore wind portfolio in Italy
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Pan-European renewables platform Galileo Green Energy GmbH and Italy’s Hope Group have teamed up to jointly deliver an Italian portfolio of onshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 300 MW. The joint development agreement
    SeeNews Renewables
    Infinity, Masdar to implement $11B wind farm in Egypt in Q1 2025
    Arab Finance:Infinity Power, in partnership with the UAE's Masdar, will start the execution of the largest wind power farm project in the first quarter (Q1) of 2025 with investments of $11 billion, Al Arabiya Business reported, citing Infinity's Chairman Mohamed
    Arab Finance
    COP 28: Brazil joins the Global Offshore Wind Alliance
    Brazil has officially joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA) during the GOWA Ministerial Meeting at COP 28 in Dubai. The European Union, Panama, and the United States state of California also joined the Alliance. Thiago Barral, the National Secretary
    Brazil Business News
    French solar ecosystems firm mylight150 raises EUR 100m
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - French solar self-consumption and smart energy management systems provider mylight150 has raised EUR 100 million (USD 107.8m) in growth capital to support the deployment and expansion of its offering in France, Spain and other European
    SeeNews Renewables
    Malakoff and Masdar ink deal to develop solar PV project in Malaysia
    The development of a solar photovoltaic power plant with a targeted aggregate capacity of up to 1,000MW is set to take shape in Malaysia, following the signing of a deal between Malakoff Corporation and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar).
    Jason Saundalkar
    HESCO Chief heard problems of consumers on Facebook live session
    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) Bashir Ahmed heard the electricity-related problems and complaints of the consumers through an online live session on Facebook and issued instructions to resolve them. The HESCO spokesperson said
    Newswire Pakistan
    Infrastructure to charge EVs has become critical in changing markets
    A White Paper’s focus on capacitating and greening the Eskom grid might unnecessarily delay the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Instead, the focus should be on immediately developing off-grid EV charging stations based on renewable sources, Zero Carbon Charge co-director
    Edward West
    State Grid Heze Dingtao Power Supply Company: Power Escort & Green Travel
    HEZE, China, Dec. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- To ensure the green travel of owners of new energy vehicles (NEVs), State Grid Heze Dingtao Power Supply Company, organized power personnel to carry out special inspections of electric vehicle charging stations in
    PR Newswire
    Danish CIP takes FID on 500-MW battery project in Scotland
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on Tuesday said it has taken the final investment decision on a 500-MW/1,000-MWh battery project in Coalburn, Scotland, enabling construction works to begin. The Coalburn 1 facility, set to become one
    SeeNews Renewables
    The world's biggest nuclear fusion reactor activates
    In the 2004 film 'Spiderman 2,' Doctor Octavius developed nuclear fusion technology to provide near-infinite energy worldwide. Recently, Japan activated the world's biggest nuclear fusion reactor with a similar goal: to 'bring us closer to fusion energy.' Also, that will
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    World's 1st 4th-generation nuclear power plant goes into commercial operation in China
    Beijing, Dec. 6 -- The world's first fourth-generation nuclear power plant, China's Shidaowan high temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) nuclear power plant, has officially gone into commercial operation, according to the National Energy Administration and China Huaneng Group Wednesday. The project,
    United News of India
    Swiss utility BKW lays out plan for 70 MW of alpine PV parks
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Swiss electric utility BKW AG (SWX:BWK) on Tuesday unveiled plans to install six solar photovoltaic (PV) parks totalling 70 MW in the alpine region of Berne, at the heat of Switzerland. Three of the projects,Adelboden
    SeeNews Renewables
    Sungrow’s storage solutions picked for EDF’s African hybrid project
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - Chinese PV inverter and battery storage maker Sungrow has been contracted to deliver a 264-MWh liquid-cooled energy storage solution for a wind-solar-storage integrated virtual power plant (VPP) project in South Africa.In addition to the energy
    SeeNews Renewables
    CEO interview: UK’s Octopus Energy expands partnership with ADX-listed TAQA, considers JV
    , ZAWYA The UK’s second-largest energy company, Octopus Energy, is considering a joint venture with Abu Dhabi’s utilities giant, TAQA. Based on an agreement signed on Tuesday, the companies will look to establish a local innovation and development hub in
    SJVN starts commercial operations of 60 MW Naitwar Mori hydel project
    Power producer SJVN has started commercial operations of its 60 MW Naitwar Mori hydro electric project in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The company has commissioned both units of 60 MW (2X30MW) Naitwar Mori Hydro Power Station (NMHPS) on River Tons,
    Projects Today
    Voltalia acquires a 60 megawatt solar plant
    Voltalia acquires a 60 megawatt solar plant Voltalia (Euronext Paris, ISIN code: FR0011995588), an international player in renewable energies, announces the acquisition of a 55% stake in the 60-megawatt Mosselbanken solar plant in the Netherlands. Located in Zeeland, the most
    GlobeNewswire Europe
    Colombia opens process to assign offshore wind energy areas
    The Minister of Mines and Energy, Andrés Camacho, announced the beginning of the process for the allocation of areas for offshore wind energy generation. This is the first competitive process to generate energy from renewable sources from the sea, for
    CE Noticias Financieras
    New report highlights case for 'unique opportunity' to develop multi-billion pound new nuclear reactor plant in Hartlepool
    X-energy UK wants to develop a 12-reactor plant next to the existing EDF Nuclear Power Station to be ready by the early 2030s.It would use X-Energy’s small modular Xe-100 reactors to produce high-temperature “clean steam” (565°c) that can be used
    Hartlepool Mail
    Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate extends service life of power unit No. 1 of Pivdennoukrainsk NPP until 2033
    KYIV. Dec 6 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine has extended the design life of power unit No. 1 of Pivdennoukrainsk NPP by 10 years – until December 2, 2033, the Ministry of Energy announced on Wednesday.
    Interfax Ukraine Business Daily
    Canadian Solar unit to build 100 MW of BESS for Engie in UK
    December 6 (Renewables Now) - A unit of Canadian Solar Inc [External Link] [External Link] has been hired to build two battery energy storage systems (BESSs), each with a capacity of 50 MW/100 MWh, for French power utility Engie SA [External Link] [External Link]
    SeeNews Renewables
    Ukrenergo: Power plant still operating despite 3 Russian strikes
    Russian forces three overnight strikes against a thermal power plant in one of Ukraine's eastern oblasts but failed to halt its operations, Ukraine's state-owned energy operator Ukrenergo reported on Dec. 6. As the cold weather sets in, Russia has ramped
    Kyiv Independent
    JAEC, KHNP of South Korea ink MoU for feasibility study to build small modular reactor
    Dec. 6—AMMAN — The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) and the Korean Hydro and Nuclear Power Company (KHNP) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct a comprehensive technical and economic feasibility study for an Innovative Small Modular Reactor.
    Jordan Times, Amman
    China launches world's first fourth-generation nuclear reactor
    China began commercial operations of the world's first next-generation, gas-cooled nuclear reactor power plant, state media reported Wednesday. The Shidao Bay plant in eastern Shandong province is powered by two high-temperature reactors cooled by gas rather than pressurised water, according
    AFP World News
    8.4 billion mega power plant added to Saudi Arabia's 'impossible' project
    The plan to build a futuristic megapolis in the Saudi Arabian desert will also feature a power plant as big as the megalomaniac dreams of its creators. The aim is to generate 4GW of renewable energy to help produce up
    CE Noticias Financieras
    1st LD-Writethru: World's 1st 4th-generation nuclear power plant goes into commercial operation in China
    BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The world's first fourth-generation nuclear power plant, China's Shidaowan high temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) nuclear power plant, has officially gone into commercial operation, according to the National Energy Administration and China Huaneng Group Wednesday. The
    Xinhua News Agency
    FCC to build 700 million nuclear reactor to treat cancer in the Netherlands
    FCC has been awarded the contract to build the new nuclear reactor to produce medical isotopes in Petten, in the northwest of the Netherlands. The cost of the project is close to 700 million euros. The group owned by Carlos
    CE Noticias Financieras
    The following information was released by the office of South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan: Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will consider legislation that fulfills the Committee's obligation to deliver affordable, reliable, and clean energy to all Americans. Chairman
    States News Service
    Spot market electricity prices for Saturday, Dec. 2
    Ankara: Anadolu Agency has issued the following news release: The highest electricity price rate for one megawatt-hour on Türkiye's day-ahead spot market for Saturday will be 2,700 Turkish liras at 8 a.m local time (0500 GMT), according to official figures
    Turkish Government News
    Türkiye's daily power consumption down 3.3% on Dec. 1
    Ankara: Anadolu Agency has issued the following news release: Daily electricity consumption in Türkiye decreased by around 3.3% on Friday compared to the previous day, totaling 910,168 megawatt-hours, according to official figures from the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on
    Turkish Government News

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