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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.

wind power

Europe’s 10 largest cities and the wind turbines needed to power...

London would need nearly 1,500 wind turbines to meet demand, according to new research from Uswitch.com.
New York workforce safety solutions

New Offshore Wind Training Institute to expand New York’s workforce

Launched by SUNY and NYSERDA, the Offshore Wind Training Institute will train some 2,500 workers in the US state of New York.
solar

Solar funding by global corporates hits $14.5bn in 2020

Total corporate funding in solar energy by corporates increased by 24% in 2020 despite the effects of COVID-19, according to a new report released by consulting firm Mercom Group.
GE wind turbine

Leeward Renewables selects GE to upgrade New Mexico wind farm

Leeward Renewable Energy has selected GE Renewable Energy as its wind turbine technology partner to repower its 90MW Aragonne Wind Project in Guadalupe County, New Mexico.

Greece’s renewable energy auction spurs solar growth

Greece’s Regulatory Authority for Energy has announced that the country will conduct its third joint auction for wind and solar photovoltaics projects in May 2021.
hydrogen

Total and ENGIE partner on France’s largest green hydrogen production facility

Energy companies Total and ENGIE have partnered to design, build and operate the largest green hydrogen production facility in France.
EDP Renováveis wind farm

EDP Renewables secures €112m funding for wind farms

EDP Renováveis S.A. has secured €112 million ($136.6 million) in funding to construct and operate two new wind farms in Portugal.
environmental sustainability

Environmental sustainability an important focus for 2021 – PwC

Green bonds, which are used to directly finance environmental projects, currently make up less than 5% of the global fixed income market.

Costain to partner with U-Battery on modular nuclear reactor design

Smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain, is collaborating with U-Battery Developments to develop an advanced modular reactor (AMR).
HSBC

HSBC feels the pressure to abandon fossil fuel financing

Fifteen institutional investors with a combined $2.4 trillion in assets under management have filed a climate change resolution at HSBC.

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