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COP26 will ‘put biogas on the map for UK’


Turkey has announced its withdrawal from the bid to organise the UNFCC Conference of Parties 2020 (COP26), which has led to the confirmation that Glasgow will be hosting next year's meeting under the presidency of Claire Perry, former Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). 

Energy transition too slow to limit global warming says report


DNV GL has released a report that finds that the energy transition is gathering pace more quickly than previously thought, but the rate is still too slow to limit global temperatures rising by well below 2°C as set out in the Paris Agreement.

One unified event for Europe’s power and energy sector


European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe, a three-day event that spotlights every part of the energy ecosystem, is coming to Paris.

Eurogas urges EC nominees to champion gas in decarbonisation drive


Eurogas, the association representing Europe’s gas wholesale, retail and distribution sectors, has welcomed the nomination of Frans Timmermans and Kadri Simson as Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal and Energy Commissioner respectively.

Siemens to build 446 MW combined cycle plant in France


Siemens is to build a 446 MW combined cycle power plant in Landivisiau, western France.

MAN Energy commissions three Indonesia plants


MAN Energy Solutions has successfully commissioned three power plants in the east of Indonesia.

US, Poland, Ukraine sign gas supply agreement


A Trilateral Memorandum of Cooperation has been signed between the United States, Ukraine and Poland to diversify sources of gas supply and enhance energy security

Wartsila launches latest engine at POWERGEN Asia


Finnish energy technology group Wärtsilä has today unveiled its latest engine and power plant solution to the power generation markets.


EDF leads UK hydrogen hub consortium


A consortium of industrial and academic partners led by EDF Energy is looking to design a hydrogen gas generation plant at Heysham Power Stations.

New gas engine plant boosts Benin’s energy independence


A new gas engine power plant has been officially inaugurated in the west African country of Benin.


Electrolytic hydrogen project secures funding


The UK government has announced funding to Ørsted, ITM Power and Element Energy for a Gigastack feasibility study, a six-month project to investigate the potential delivery of bulk, low-cost and zero-carbon hydrogen.

ComAp acquires engine controls division of UK firm


Power generation control equipment manufacturer ComAp is acquiring the engine control division of Industrial Power Units Ltd (IPU), based in the UK.

Upgrade completed on GE gas turbines at African power plant


GE announced that upgrades have been completed on its fleet of gas turbines at a key power generation plant in Tanzania.

MAN Energy to build new CHP plants for German city


MAN Energy Solutions has been commissioned to build two engine-powered combined heat and power plants in the German city of Chemnitz.

Catholic Church shows faith in green gas


More than 4500 Catholic churches and schools have switched to renewable gas and electricity supplied by British Gas in one of the UK’s largest combined green energy contracts.


Siemens turbines to boost Bolivia power plant


The first Siemens gas turbines for the expansion of three power plants in Bolivia have started their way to South America. 

Virtual power plant market to be worth $4.5bn by 2024 says report


The global market for virtual power plants is expected to be worth $4.5bn by 2024 according to new research.

Ansaldo wins deal for 300 MW German gas plant


Ansaldo Energia will build and supply the power generation equipment for a 300-MW German gas-fired facility.

DOE injects $40m into hydrogen projects


The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced approximately $40m in funding will be invested into 29 H2@Scale projects in the 2019 financial year.

Net zero carbon emissions ‘impossible’ without hydrogen says UK energy alliance


The UK’s North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) is calling for government investment in hydrogen projects to meet ambitious carbon reductions targets in Britain.

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