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Malaysia utility TNB pledges $2m to fight Covid19

Malaysian utility TNB has pledged $2.3m to the country’s Ministry of Health as part of a corporate initiative to help fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wartsila wins deal for Bangladesh gas engine plants

Two 30 MW gas engine power plants are to be built in Bangladesh to provide onsite power for a major business conglomerate.
Sign for Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant

Hinkley Point faces French union challenge

The long-awaited final decision by EDF on whether to go ahead with Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK is set to made tomorrow.

Putting energy tax on renewables is ‘like putting alcohol tax on...

Dorothy Thompson, the chief executive of Drax Group which operates the UK’s biggest power station, has spoken of her dismay at recent changes to UK government policy on renewables.

How power plant upgrades are boosting flexibility

We explore how retrofits and upgrades offered by equipment manufacturers can increase operational flexibility and offer cost savings.

Total buys stake in UK shale gas sector

French company Total has become the first oil and gas major to buy into the UK shale gas market.

Utilities to double mobile staff and spend $421m on devices

The global utility mobile workforce is predicted to more than double in the next six years and spending on mobile workforce devices and applications will hit $421m, according to new research.

TenneT gets €500m loan for German grid connections

Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has won €500m ($686m) of funding from the European Investment Bank for grid work as part of Germany’s Energiewende.

Global power and utility deals hit $31bn in third quarter

Deals in the global power and utilities transactions market were up 25 per cent in the third quarter of this year compared with the second quarter.

Barclays fined $453m for US electricity fraud

British bank Barclays and four of its traders have been fined $453m for manipulating electricity prices in the US.

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