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.

Bilfinger wins contract for inspection services at Hinkley Point C

EDF Energy has commissioned Bilfinger to carry out inspection services for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant, currently under construction in Somerset, UK.

Stora Enso kickstarts bio-based production of battery materials

Stora Enso has embarked on a project aimed at ensuring the sustainable development of materials required for battery manufacturing.

Wärtsilä selected to power Keppel’s Singapore Floating Living Lab

Keppel Offshore & Marine has selected technology firm Wartsila for the provision of engine generating sets to power its Floating Living Lab.

Kohler expands manufacturing to meet demands of data centre market

Kohler is expanding its production site in northwest France to meet rapidly increasing demand for generators in the data center market.
offshore wind

Vietnam needs policy clarity to secure offshore wind future

Vietnam is facing a crucial crossroads in terms of renewable energy policy and has the opportunity to act now to accelerate offshore wind in this decade.

CHP plant in South Korea selects Bloom Energy fuel cells

Bloom Energy will install the first-ever solid oxide fuel cell technology in a planned combined heat and power (CHP) plant to be built in South Korea.

Italian firms unite to decarbonise glass industry with hydrogen

An Italian working group co-ordinated by Snam, RINA and Bormioli aims to reduce emissions in the glass industry by utilising hydrogen.
renewable funding

Renewable merchant finance unlikely to lead to mass capacity additions

Merchant finance for renewable energy projects is unlikely to lead to mass capacity additions to the generation fleet, finds Cornwall Insight

EDP expands footprint in UK renewables market with £71m deal

EDP Renewable Energy has closed a transaction that would enable the company to expand its footprint within the UK renewable energy market.
off-grid solar

Africa’s off-grid solar market blocked by investment challenges – EIB

With the lack of funding hindering the rollout of off-grid solar projects to address energy poverty in Africa, EIB highlights how this can be addressed.

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