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World first for Lhyfe at Saint-Nazaire
30 November, 2022
Hydrogen production on a floating platform
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Taking on the world 29 November, 2022 Chief executive Mary Quaney wants to grow Mainstream Renewable Power to be a renewables version of the oil and gas ‘majors’. The company is stepping up, but the industry faces...

Waste-to-wheels in Germany 23 November, 2022 A “waste-to-wheels” study by Tractebel, focusing on the Rhine-Main region in the centre of Germany, shows that waste-to-energy plants could be a cost-effective way to produce...

Peterhead switching role 16 November, 2022 Peterhead in Scotland is the planned site for an innovative HVDC switching station that will be the key enabler for a proposed multi-terminal, multi-vendor HVDC system for offshore...

Chile’s high hopes for hydrogen 10 November, 2022 Chile has aspirations to become a major player in the hydrogen economy, and is well placed to be an exporter of cheap green hydrogen thanks to its enviable potential for renewable...

Achieving fusion, and what next for First Light? 09 November, 2022 Having attained the major milestone of achieving fusion with its novel projectile-based technology, First Light Fusion is now looking to the next key steps, including a...

SMRs: a question of when, not whether? 04 November, 2022 The momentum behind small modular reactors continues to build worldwide

Tenerife PV project leads the way 02 November, 2022 E.ON and Adeje, a municipality in the south west of the island of Tenerife, are establishing an innovative energy community called “Adeje Verde” – said to be the first of its kind...

Enabler of the all-electric future 26 October, 2022 Electrify everything and run it on low carbon power. That is the imperative driving the huge growth in power-to-X projects worldwide

RWE launches into floating PV, offshore and inland 20 October, 2022 A major player in offshore wind, RWE also sees considerable promise in floating offshore photovoltaics. And as a first step into floating PV it has recently commissioned an...

TwinWind concept gains momentum 14 October, 2022 Swedish start-up Hexicon reports progress with the development of its floating wind concept, which envisages two turbines per platform mounted on tilting towers.

Germany embraces LNG 12 October, 2022 Germany has been late to recognise the energy security benefits of liquefied natural gas but is now making up for lost time. The country’s first LNG import terminal is under construction.

LP blade erosion: repair proves better than replacement 06 October, 2022 A project at a 4 x VVER-440 nuclear power plant has demonstrated the effectiveness of EthosEnergy’s repair procedures for free standing low pressure steam turbine blades. The...

Mitsubishi Power to do mega upgrade at Datan 05 October, 2022 Mitsubishi Power has received a series of contracts from state-owned Taiwan Power Company (TPC) to carry out a large-scale renovation project of power generation equipment at...

First 7HA.03 units go commercial, at Dania Beach 28 September, 2022 Since its introduction in 2014, GE’s HA gas turbine has achieved sales of some 137 units. The latest version is the 7HA.03, the first of which have just started commercial operation.

Batteries are included, real and virtual 23 September, 2022 Neoen has signed an innovative 7-year virtual battery agreement with AGL Energy, Australian generator and retailer, to provide 70 MW / 140 MWh of virtual battery capacity in the New...

20% hydrogen milestone for M501G in Georgia, USA 21 September, 2022 Mitsubishi Power and Georgia Power, alongside the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), have successfully validated fuel blending of hydrogen and natural gas at both partial and...

Offshore projects proliferate 14 September, 2022 The potential for offshore wind in Australia is colossal, estimated to be about 1.6 TW for fixed and 3.4 TW for floating, with a burgeoning pipeline of proposals – although nothing...

Hydrogen combustion retrofits for the existing gas turbine fleet 08 September, 2022 With their acquisition by Hanwha from Ansaldo Energia in July 2021, Thomassen Energy/PSM are now increasingly well placed to play a significant role in the developing hydrogen...

High hopes for hydrogen 06 September, 2022 As elsewhere hydrogen hubs are expected to play a key role in Australia’s energy future.


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