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News and Policies, World

German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

July 21, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely mount into a “mid-double-digit million euro sum.” The flooding, which […]


News and Policies, World

Workers on ‘War Footing’ to Get India Coal Plant Operating

July 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in India—beset by technical issues that have knocked it offline and contributed to a power crisis in the Punjab region—is set to resume operations by the end of July, according to the utility […]


News and Policies, World

Lion, Censtar to explore hydrogen refuelling solutions in Australia

July 6, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Lion Energy Limited, as part of its green hydrogen production strategy, announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Censtar Group to explore opportunities in testing and operating Censtar equipment for hydrogen filling stations in Australia. The […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

Nuclear First—Work Starts on Russian Fast Neutron Reactor

June 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Construction of a 300-MW nuclear power unit showcasing a fuel specially developed for the reactor is underway in Siberia, a project that industry experts say could provide a dramatic leap forward in nuclear power technology. The project is being hailed […]


News and Policies, World

Iberdrola and 50Hertz sign construction agreement for Baltic Eagle offshore substation

May 20, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

This week, Iberdrola and transmission system operator 50Hertz said they have signed an agreement to cooperate on the construction, installation and commissioning of the offshore substation (OSS) for 476-MW Baltic Eagle wind farm being developed in German waters of the […]


News and Policies, World

Reprieve for Nuclear, Gas in EU’s Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Rules

April 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The European Union’s (EU’s) much-watched Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act—the world’s first “green list”—unveiled by the European Commission (EC) on April 21 qualifies several power producing sectors in its technical screening criteria for sustainable investment decisions. However, it delays controversial decisions […]


News and Policies, World

RWE and H2U sign green hydrogen agreement

April 19, 2021

Via: Energy Global

RWE Supply and Trading (RWE) and Australian hydrogen project developer The Hydrogen Utility Pty Ltd (H2U) have joined forces to develop hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany and therefore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Together, the companies aim to […]


News and Policies, World

85% Plugin Vehicle Share In Norway — Pure Combustion Falls Below 10%

April 7, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Norway, the world’s leading nation in the clean transport transition, saw 84.9% plugin electric vehicle market share in March 2021, the second highest plugin market share for a single month on record (only trailing December 2020’s plugin share of 87.1%) […]


News and Policies, World

Rosatom Group Building Energy Storage Portfolio

March 5, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Russia’s state-owned nuclear power company Rosatom continues to diversify, as one of the group’s subsidiaries has acquired a major stake in a South Korean manufacturer of energy storage products. RENERA LLC, which is Rosatom’s integrator company for the energy storage […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Total acquires 20% stake in Indian solar developer Adani Green Energy

January 18, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Total has agreed to buy a 20% stake in Indian PV developer Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), as the French oil and gas major ramps up efforts to reach its global clean energy targets. Paris-headquartered Total had previously purchased a […]


News and Policies, World

JA Solar supplies modules for 88MW PV plant in Guam

January 15, 2021

Via: PV Resources

JA Solar has secured an exclusive module supply deal for an 88MW solar project in Guam that is being constructed by utility Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco). Set to be the US island territory’s largest PV plant, the project will […]


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Cutting Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

January 5, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

After years of slow headway, building design and industry professionals say sharp reductions in the climate impact of concrete are possible now. That is significant because cement, the critical glue that holds concrete together, is so carbon intensive that if […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

UK: CNG Fuels secures £80 million to build nationwide HGVs fueling network

December 14, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Foresight Group is providing an initial £80 million in funding to CNG Fuels in a partnership to build a UK-nationwide network of refuelling stations that will see it develop at least 14 public access stations for HGVs on major routes […]


News and Policies, World

European Energy sign e-methanol agreement

December 8, 2020

Via: Energy Global

In December 2020, Circle K announced its intention to take off 50 million litres of liquid electricity from REintegrate, and European Energy has since signed an ownership agreement with the start-up. This move will ensure the flow of green electricity […]


News and Policies, World

Europe’s energy storage transformation

December 2, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The European energy storage industry has witnessed remarkable growth over the last decade, going from 9MW of project announcements in 2010 up to a total of 5,700MW in 2020 (year to date). Out of these projects, around 1.7GW are operational […]