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ACER and ENTSO-E to investigate the 8 January system separation
02 March, 2021
National regulators along with the European Agency for the Co-operation...
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First commercial operation of GE’s 9HA.02 technology
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by GE, CTCI Corporation and Southern Power Generation Sdn Bhd (SPG) have announced the start of commercial operations for Southern Power Generation’s Track 4A Power Plant, a 1440 MW...

Industrial plant trial of hydrogen as a GT fuel
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by Ineos Group and Engie have announced a pilot project to replace natural gas with hydrogen at INEOS' industrial plant in Antwerp, Belgium. Hydrogen will be fired in a commercial-scale...

Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia sign SMR MOU
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to study the potential for the deployment of small modular reactors in Estonia. The study will cover all aspects...

Europe’s largest ‘Power-to-X’ facility to go ahead
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by In February Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners announced its plans to build Europe’s largest Power-to-X facility, which will convert power from...

Wärtsilä invests in direct air capture of CO2
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by Wärtsilä has invested a further €1 million in Soletair Power Oy, a Finnish CO2 direct air capture technology company. In 2019 Wärtsilä invested €500,000 in the company, which...

Coal giant emerges as environmental saint
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by The 4 GW Drax complex, once the largest coal fired plant in western Europe and despite its history of clean coal innovation sometimes labelled by the press ‘Britain’s dirtiest plant’,...

Extreme weather causes rolling blackouts in Texas
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by On the weekend of 13/14 February, a major winter weather system characterised by extreme cold spread across much of the central United States, disrupting energy systems and...

Hitachi ABB launches new smart digital substation
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced the launch of its Smart Digital Substation offering which “brings together the latest in digital substation technology with the unique...

TDK Corp and GenCell to develop new green ammonia production process
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by GenCell Energy, an Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy solutions and the giant TDK Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of lithium ion batteries, have signed...

C-Capture completes £8m funding round
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by C-Capture has completed an £8 million funding round supported by existing shareholders IP Group, Drax, and bp Ventures, with additional funding from the British Business Bank’s...

Voith wins major orders for pumped storage
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Voith Hydro has been awarded two major orders for pumped storage plants in Austria and Israel worth €80m. Pushed by global targets for reducing CO2 emissions, electricity generation...

Nexans to supply 1 million Windlink cable kits to Vestas
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Nexans has secured a two-year global supply contract with Vestas to provide around one million Windlink cable kits for turbines destined for onshore wind farms in Europe, the USA,...

Vestas launches 15 MW offshore WTG
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Vestas, the market leader in onshore wind, improved its chances of becoming the leader in offshore wind too with the full acquisition recently of its joint venture with MHI. It has...

National Grid storage trials ‘highly successful’
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Software platform provider Arenko has announced that the Reserve from Storage trial, which it pioneered throughout the summer of 2020 with the UK’s National Grid ESO, has proved...

Rolls-Royce on track for 2030 delivery of UK SMR
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Rolls-Royce has almost completed the feasibility stage in the development of its UK small modular reactor (SMR) and in May will focus on securing investment, said its chief...

Batteries and pumped storage are 80% efficient
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2019, the US utility-scale battery fleet operated with an average monthly round-trip efficiency of 82%,...

IXcellerate expands into growing Russian data centre market
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Caterpillar has announced that IXcellerate, a leading data centre operator in Russia, has selected Cat dealer Avesco to install and commission 10 new Cat diesel gensets for its...

GE aeroderivatives to help retire Martin Drake coal plant
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Colorado Springs Utilities is to purchase and commission six GE LM2500XPRESS aeroderivative gas turbines packages. The compact LM2500XPRESS is 95% factory-assembled into modules to...

MHI invests in H2 production
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced on 10 February that it has invested in C-Zero, a hard tech startup located in Santa Barbara, California., to accelerate the first...

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