SSE Thermal and Equinor have announced plans to jointly develop a new low-carbon power station at Peterhead, which could become one of the UK’s first power stations to be equipped with carbon capture technology.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced eight university-led projects will receive nearly $6.2 million in Federal funding for research and development projects aimed at advancing hydrogen as a high-performing, efficient gas for turbine-based electricity generation.
Ge Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions have announced that they have signed a strategic partnership agreement to localise critical phases of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine and support its commercialisation in Japan.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced its intention to scrap funding for coal mining and coal-fired power plants in the Asia-Pacific region.
Horizon Power has begun construction on a hydrogen project in Denham, Western Australia. This will be Australia’s first renewable hydrogen energy plant within a remote microgrid.
The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which manages the electric grid in the state, said that its latest assessment showed that the grid was expected to provide sufficient power to meet summer peak demand.
The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) is in talks to buy power plants in the United Arab Emirates and could issue debt green bonds in 2022 as it seeks to expand renewables generation.
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved an application from Dominion Energy to renew the 2 units of the 1676 MW Surry Power Station in Virginia.
Australian utility and gas group EnergyAustralia has given approval for construction of the 316 MW Tallawarra B gas-fired power plant in the Illawarra region of New South Wales (NSW).
Mitsubishi has announced that it will increase the share of renewable energy sources in its power generation business from the current 30 per cent to over 60 per cent by 2030.