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U.S. rapidly shutting coal in favour of natural gas

Since 2010, utilities have retired or announced the closure of more than 500 coal-fired power plants in the U.S.

RWE and Mitsubishi invest in US offshore floating wind project

The University of Maine has announced that two industry heavyweights are investing in the development of a pioneer floating offshore wind technology project.
Guatemala

Enel and CED sign Guatemala’s largest power purchase agreement

Enel has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Guatemala energy company Comercializadora de Energía para el Desarrollo

Offshore wind to reach over 234GW by 2030 led by Asia-Pacific

GWEC has released the second edition of its Global Offshore Wind Report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the offshore wind sector globally with the latest data and analysis.

Melbourne Airport to build 17GWh solar farm

A new solar farm at Melbourne Airport will have the capability to produce enough renewable energy to power all four passenger terminals...

NZ to experiment with wireless power transmission technology

In October, New Zealand’s Powerco will experiment with wireless power transmission technology developed by Emrod as an alternative to copper lines.
Moltex energy

Moltex Energy and Jacobs partner on new nuclear reactor technology

Nuclear company Moltex Energy has selected Jacobs to support their development of a new type of nuclear power plant – the Stable Salt Reactor.
Statkraft UK

Statkraft UK awarded 330MW in Ireland’s first renewable energy auction

Norwegian mega-utility Statkraft has been awarded a total of 330MW of the almost 1.3GW in clean energy capacity available in Ireland’s first renewable energy auction.
bosch

Bosch seeks 2020 carbon neutrality with new RWE solar energy deal

Bosch has signed a 16-year power purchase agreement with utility firm RWE.

AFRY awarded contract for offshore wind farm project in Vietnam

AFRY has been awarded an owner’s engineering services assignment for the 48MW Tra Vinh Offshore Wind Farm.

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