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.

coal retirement

Rapid coal retirement means massive benefits for Germany

The benefits would include Germany avoiding fuel & carbon costs and as well as taking advantage of and enjoying new clean power export opportunities.

Iberdrola halts work at Saint-Brieuc due to ‘oil leak’

Iberdrola has had to pause foundation work at its 496MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm after a jack-up vessel at the site leaked hydraulic fluid into the sea.

Astronauts complete solar upgrade at International Space Station

Astronauts have completed the deployment of a new ISS Roll-Out Solar Array on the far end of the left side of the International Space Station’s backbone truss structure.
net-zero energy

UK’s net-zero goal requires £14bn in additional renewables per annum

The study by Good Energy has found that the UK is able to achieve net-zero without relying on nuclear energy or fossil-fuelled energy.

Australia powers town completely with 100% on-grid solar

The utility used 700 kW of solar capacity from over 260 consumers, 600 KW of utility-scale solar capacity and a battery energy storage system

Enel X debuts agricultural self-consuming energy community

Enel X in collaboration with regional bank Banca Agricola Popolare di Ragusa has launched a collective agricultural self-consumption energy community in Ragusa Italy.

Australia integrates long-duration storage with hybrid solar-hydro

RayGen to construct what the company is claiming to be Australia's first-of-a-kind hybrid solar-hydro power plant in north-west Victoria.
solar energy

US sets another record quarter for solar installations

US solar energy installations reached 5GW in Q1 - 2021, marking a 46% increase over the same period last year and a new first-quarter record.

Dogger Bank wind farm commits £1m to youth STEM education

Young people in the UK are set to share in a £1 million investment from Dogger Bank Wind Farm to prepare them for working life in a net zero world.
Iberdrola signing a MoU to broaden their reach in APAC

Iberdrola and GS Energy partner on APAC renewables drive

Iberdrola and GS Energy will cooperate on projects in South Korea and other Asian regions, thereby becoming more involved in APAC's renewable energy future.

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