Japan has said that it will tighten its rules on investment in foreign coal-fired power stations on environmental grounds, but it stopped short of completely ending government funding for such projects.
South Africa’s power utility Eskom has issued an alert level one, urging users to reduce electricity supply due to a constrained system.
Kariba, Zimbabwe’s main hydropower plant, is operating at near full capacity for the first time since it was upgraded two years ago, enabling Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) to generate more electricity.
Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has agreed to work with GE and deliver a means to improve the stability of the UK grid.
The German city of Herzogenrath is developing an energy farm that will cover its energy demand with zero CO2 emissions by 2030.
Synthesis Analytics, the Swedish innovator combining green high-performance computing (HPC) and intelligent, sustainable district heating, has launched the first £40 million ($49.85 million) tranche of a £300 million fund-raising round to fuel the next stage of its growth.
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has unveiled a plan to achieve net zero emissions across its portfolio by 2050 in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Hitachi and ABB have announced the completion of all the required processes to allow for the formation of Hitachi ABB Power Grids, in accordance with the agreement signed on 17 December, 2018.
On June 30, Spain shut down eight of its 15 coal-fired power stations saying that they were unprofitable and to comply with European regulations on industrial emissions.
China’s massive Wudonge hydropower plant, which will have a full capacity of 10GW, has begun generating power following a successful trial run.