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ADB praises power sector turnaround in Georgia


Georgia’s power sector reforms over the past two decades have been praised by the Asian Development Bank.

Alstom wins substation deals for offshore wind farms


Alstom has won substation automation contracts for three of DONG Energy’s offshore wind farms in the UK.

UK accused of ‘ill-thought energy and climate policies’


A report published today accuses the UK government of making “ill-thought through energy and climate policies”.

EC unveils changes to Emissions Trading System


The European Commission has today unveiled plans to revise the EU Emissions Trading System.

Small scale solar bucks global clean energy investment slump


Global investment in clean energy dipped in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2014.

Global submarine electricity transmission market to hit $24bn


The global submarine electricity transmission market is expected to grow from $16.8bn this year to $24.8bn in 2024, according to a new report.

CMA report concerned over cost of low carbon energy


The initial findings of a long-awaited report by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into the British energy market have been published today.

Danish investment fund has €2bn for renewable financing


A Danish company has set up a €2bn ($2.2bn) investment fund which will focus on renewable energy projects in Europe and North America.

A winning formula for waste to energy power plants


For most power station operators the idea of using fuel that is not just free, but that they are actually getting paid to take, is probably something of an alien concept. But there is one generating industry where just such a model prevails, finds Ben Messenger

Bright forecast for sub-Saharan Africa's power sector


A new reports states that the power sector in sub-Saharan Africa offers a unique combination of transformative potential and attractive investment opportunites

Alstom wins $110m Brazilian windfarm connection deal


Alstom has been awarded a turnkey contract worth around €100m ($110m) to integrate wind farms into Brazil’s transmission grid.

China windpower capacity to treble by 2025


China’s installed wind capacity will treble from 115.6 GW this year to an estimated 347.2 GW by 2025, according to a new report.

Prysmian completes German HVDC offshore grid project


Prysmian Group has commissioned the high voltage direct current offshore grid connection project HelWin2, located in the German North Sea.

UK urged to end contradictory energy objectives and reboot renewables


The attractiveness of the UK renewables sector “remains marred by conflicting messages around its role in the country’s future energy mix”, according to a report from analysts at EY. 

Five major energy shifts predicted for global power market


Global power generation will experience five dominant trends over the next 25 years, putting unprecedented pressure on energy companies, utilities and policy-makers, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Chile signs marine energy centre pact


A marine energy research and development centre is to be established in Chile.

EMEA Projects of the Year winners revealed


The winners of the first Power Engineering International EMEA Projects of the Year have been revealed at a glittering awards ceremony.

Flexibility must be cornerstone of Europe energy transition says Siemens boss


Dr Wolfgang Konrad, chief executive of Siemens Distributed Generation, has said that one of Europe’s biggest energy transition challenges was the grid.

Europe ‘at risk and exposed’ by gas and oil import reliance


The director of energy at the European Commission has said that Europe is “extremely at risk and exposed” by its huge reliance on oil and gas imports.

Siemens signs $9bn deal with Egypt


Siemens has signed its single biggest ever order – worth €8bn ($9bn) – to provide gas-fired plants and wind power installations to Egypt.