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The latest news, project announcements, reports, policy, legislation concerning electricity generation across global power and energy sectors, focusing on renewable energy news, fossil fuel, natural gas, hydrogen, clean energy, nuclear power and energy storage. This news will include digitalisation projects and smart grid developments in the power generation space.

Jan De Nul’s pioneering jack-up vessel to debut at Dogger Bank

Jan De Nul's jack-up vessel, Voltaire, will have a lifting capacity of over 3,000 tonnes and when fully extended will measure 325 meters tall – taller than the Eiffel Tower.
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Siemens and bp to expand largest gas-to-power project in Latin America

SPIC has signed a deal with EIG Global Energy Partners, bp and Siemens to acquire a 33% stake in the largest gas-to-power project in Latin America.
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Achieving net zero: Too cheap to meter or too expensive to...

Overall, if the paths to net zero are taken, significant upfront investment will have to be made over a sustained period and at the moment there is not the market signals to make this happen.

Egypt scraps West Nile solar tender as new PV assembly line...

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has cancelled its 200MW tender to establish a solar photovoltaic power plant in the West Nile area.
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UKRI funding announced for offshore, geothermal clean energy innovation

The UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), supported by the UK government, has announced early-stage investment for seventeen new projects that will boost local growth via the UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund.
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Facebook to buy 170MW of windpower in landmark renewables deal

Apex Clean Energy has announced a 170MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Facebook from its Lincoln Land Wind project, making the social media giant it's largest corporate customer by megawatt.
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Siemens Gamesa’s in-house turbine test facility first to win IECRE approval

Wind energy major Siemens Gamesa’s blade test center in Aalborg, Denmark, home of the world’s largest test stand, is the first non-commercial in-house blade test facility in the world to gain approval from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
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Citi announces $250 billion environmental finance strategy

American multinational bank Citi has announced its new five-year 2025 Sustainable Progress Strategy to help accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.
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Enel Green Power connects €4.6 million project to Spanish grid

Enel Green Power España has connected a new 3.46MW wind farm in the towns of Mallén and Fréscano, in the province of Zaragoza, to the electricity grid.
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European energy giants partner on Portugal green hydrogen project

EDP, Galp, Martifer, REN and Vestas to implement an industrial cluster for the production of green hydrogen based in Sines.

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