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US Department of Energy releases energy storage grand challenge roadmap

  • 30 days ago (2020-12-22)
  • David Flin

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap, its first comprehensive energy storage strategy.

Energy China plans $3.6 billion investment in integrated energy project in Inner Mongolia

  • a month ago (2020-12-21)
  • David Flin

China Energy Engineering Group (Energy China) has signed a framework agreement with Erdos city government in Inner Mongolia to set up and integrated energy base involving an investment of $3.63 billion.

IEA releases report into electricity market in 2021

  • a month ago (2020-12-18)
  • David Flin

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its Electricity Market Report, which states that the COVID-19 crisis will reduce global electricity demand in 2020 by 2 per cent.

EDF Energy to pay £6 million fine for breach of UK reporting rules

  • a month ago (2020-12-17)
  • David Flin

UK energy regulator Ofgem has announced that EDF Energy has agreed to pay a £6 million fine for breaching British energy market reporting rules regarding its power plant availability.

GE synchronises two gas turbines at Iraq’s Zubair Permanent Power Generation Plant

  • a month ago (2020-12-16)
  • David Flin

GE Gas Power has announced that it has synchronised two GT13E2 gas turbines to the Iraq national grid at the Zubair Permanent Power Generation Plant.

GE calls for accelerated deployment of renewables and gas power to drive faster decarbonisation

  • a month ago (2020-12-15)
  • Junior Isles

Building on its commitment to carbon neutrality in its operations by 2030 and announced intention to exit the new-build coal power market, GE has shared its position that the accelerated and strategic deployment of both renewable energy and gas power can make substantial progress in combatting climate change in the near-term, while securing a path to a lower-carbon emitting world in the future.

UK Government to fund £20 billion Sizewell C nuclear power plant

  • a month ago (2020-12-15)
  • David Flin

The UK Government has announced that it is restarting talks with EDF about construction of the £20 billion 3.2 GW Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk.

Incident at Finnish nuclear power plant under control

  • a month ago (2020-12-14)
  • David Flin

An incident in reactor 2 of the Olkiluoto nuclear power station in the southwest of Finland took place on 10 December.

Report says wind and solar are cheapest options for new power supply in Australia

  • a month ago (2020-12-11)
  • David Flin

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) of Australia has issued a report on calculated integration costs of new-build power in the country, which concludes that wind and solar are the cheapest sources.

Strikes over French nuclear reform plan reduce output

  • a month ago (2020-12-10)
  • David Flin

Strikes by workers protesting against a French nuclear reform plan reduced nuclear power generation by more than 1 GW on Wednesday evening (9 December).