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AI slashes carbon capture and storage design time from 100 days to 24 hours

  • 3 days ago (2024-05-14)
  • Junior Isles

A new multimillion-pound project led by Heriot-Watt University’s global research institute for net zero is using AI to slash the time and cost involved in modelling carbon capture and storage (CCS) methods.

J-Power may close 5 coal-fired power plants by 2030

  • 8 days ago (2024-05-10)
  • David Flin

Japan’s Electric Power Development (J-Power) has said it may close up to five low-efficient coal-fired power units by the 2030 financial year ending March 2031 as part of its attempts to reduce CO2 emissions.

Rolling blackouts hit Mexico

  • 9 days ago (2024-05-09)
  • David Flin

Mexico was hit by rolling blackouts on 7 May due high temperatures and drops in power generation.

Renewables provided record 30 per cent of global electricity in 2023

  • 9 days ago (2024-05-08)
  • David Flin

A report by the environmental think tank Ember states that growth in solar and wind power pushed renewable generation to a record 30 per cent of global electricity production in 2030, putting the target of tripling global renewable capacity by 2030 within reach.

Cancelled Canadian Genesee CCS project wasn’t economically feasible

  • 11 days ago (2024-05-07)
  • David Flin

Capital Power Generation has cancelled a C$2.4 billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at its Genesee Generating Station in Alberta, Canada, stating that it is: “Technically viable but not economically feasible.”

Turkish power generation ship arrives in Guyana to combat blackouts

  • 11 days ago (2024-05-06)
  • David Flin

A 36 MW power generation ship has arrived in Guyana to help alleviate blackouts in that country. The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) company will connect the Turkish ship to the Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System (DBIS).

Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum hydropower plant shut down due to safety concerns

  • 14 days ago (2024-05-03)
  • David Flin

The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) of Pakistan has announced that the 969 MW Neelum-Jhelum hydropower plant has been completely shut down for inspection.

Dubai seeks developers for landfill gas power plant project

  • 16 days ago (2024-05-02)
  • David Flin

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has started a competitive tender process to select a developer to build and operate the Al Qusais Landfill Gas Power Generation plant on an IPP basis.

ADB to provide $120 million financing for Bangladesh solar power generation

  • 17 days ago (2024-05-01)
  • David Flin

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $121.55 million financing package with Dynamic Sun Energy to build and operate a 100 MW grid-connected solar PV plant in Pabna, Bangladesh.

G7 to agree end date for coal-fired power plants

  • 18 days ago (2024-04-30)
  • David Flin

Energy ministers at the G7 meeting in Turin have agreed on a time frame for phasing out coal-fired power plants, committing to shutting down these plants by the first half of the 2030s.