Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received a conditional order for 1714MW of offshore wind from Ørsted and Eversource.
Statistics published by Deutsche WindGuard on behalf of the German Wind Energy Association (BWE) has indicated that the expansion of wind energy generated in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea has reached its 2020 target of 6.5GW ahead of schedule.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced over $24 million in funding for 77 projects aimed at advancing commercialisation of promising energy technologies and strengthening partnerships between DOE’s National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy important technologies to the marketplace.
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) has issued a report that states that the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region will need to invest $209 billion in the power sector between 2019-2023.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it will open a new offshore wind factory at Jeiyang’s Offshore Wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong, and will establish a new Operation and Development Centre in the city of Guangzhou.
The Severnaya Thermal Power plant in Mytishchi, near Moscow, Russia, has caught fire, and a large number of fire-fighting units were dispatched to the scene.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected by Borusan EnBW Enerji to provide 27 Cypress wind turbine units for the 138MW Saros project in Turkey.
Siemens has received an order to supply the key components and long-term power generation services for the 840MW Maisan combined cycle power plant in Iraq.
A 10MW solar power plant has been inaugurated in Kerman province in south-eastern Iran.
The German energy industry association BDEW said that Germany’s greenhouse gas emissions from power generation decreased 15 per cent in the first half of 2019 compared to the same period last year.