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Warning note sounded on UK biomass
16 August, 2022
The importing of wood to burn in Drax power station “is not sustainable”...
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Whitetail CCS project shortlisted
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by 8 Rivers Capital’s UK-based project Whitetail Clean Energy has been selected by the UK government as one of three ‘Power CCS’ low carbon energy generation projects within the UK...

Shelling of Zaporizhya NPP
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Mariano Grossi told the UN Security Council on 11 August that the IAEA’s presence at the Zaporizhzya Nuclear PP in Ukraine,...

Renewables investment is reducing UK power prices
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by Cornwall Insight’s latest report – ‘GB Power Market Outlook to 2030’ – shows greater investment in renewables by countries across Europe, which has resulted in lower price projections...

Baker Hughes acquires Brush power generation division
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by Baker Hughes announced that it has agreed to acquire the Power Generation division of BRUSH Group from One Equity Partners. BRUSH specialises in electric power generation and...

Utility scale solar projects report delays
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by Power plant developers in the USA plan to install 17.8 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic generating capacity in 2022, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s...

Global electricity production up 3.6%
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by The latest International Energy Agency’s Monthly Electricity Statistics report, from data up to and including May 2022, shows that for the total of OECD states, net electricity...

EDF cuts output from nuclear generation
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by State owned French energy major EDF is reducing output at nuclear power stations on the Rhône and Garonne rivers as heatwaves push up river temperatures, restricting its ability to...

Wind energy to power offshore oil & gas platform
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by UK green energy infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds, and Ping Petroleum UK have signed an agreement to create one of the UK’s first oil and gas facilities powered mainly by...

Extending life of German NPPs ‘might make sense’
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz has hinted that the life of the country's nuclear power plants might be extended as reduced gas flows from Russia increase the likelihood of winter...

US power grid added 15GW of generation in H1 2022
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by The US Energy Information Administration reports that according to its latest inventory of electric generators, 15 GW of new utility-scale electric generating capacity came online in...

Hitachi to build SuedLink DC4
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Hitachi Energy has won a major order from TenneT and TransnetBW, two of Germany’s four transmission system operators, to supply a transmission solution for the SuedLink DC4...

Ørsted inaugurates Taiwan offshore hub
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by On 2 August Ørsted inaugurated the Ørsted Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance Hub. Located at the Port of Taichung, the O&M hub is the first operations facility...

Russia’s gas exports to Europe decline to 40 year low
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Russia’s natural gas exports by pipeline to the European Union and the United Kingdom declined by almost 40% during the first seven months of 2022 compared with the same period in...

Disturbances in Paris
Friday, August 05, 2022 by A significant feature of the biennial six-day Cigre Paris Session, being held live this year for the first time since 2018, is the ‘large disturbance’ workshop, a collaboration...

Drax reports increased profits and renewables progress
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by In its first half 2022 performance figures Drax Group has reported strong financial performance, and developments in its investment in renewables.

Small scale solar is changing hourly utility demand
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by The US Energy Information Administration reports that an increase in electricity generation from small-scale, customer-sited photovoltaic solar in New England is changing the...

GE awarded funding to develop decarb technologies
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by GE Gas Power has secured $4.2 million in federal funding from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding is part of the ARPA-E OPEN...

First offshore wind power order for Siemens in Japan
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded by Green Power Investment a firm order for the 112-MW Ishikari offshore wind power project. It is the company’s first firm offshore...

Next-gen heat pump ‘could cut energy bills and CO2 emissions’
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new type of heat pump, a flexible heat pump technology, which could help households save on their energy bills and...

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