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.

GE Renewable Energy

GE Renewable Energy finalises contracts for world’s largest offshore wind farm

GE Renewable Energy has finalised supply contracts for the first two phases of what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex.

Emerson wins contract to upgrade 1,890MW Salto Grande Hydro Complex

The Salto Grande Mixed Technical Commission has awarded Emerson a contract to modernize operations at the 1,890MW Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex.

Airbus looks to get first zero emission planes in the air...

European aviation manufacturer Airbus has unveiled concepts for hydrogen powered commercial aircraft that could be flying by 2035.

GE commits to exiting the coal-fired new-build business

General Electric, one of coal power’s historic leaders and manufacturers, said it will exit the new-build market as soon as possible.
wind capacity

Auctioned wind capacity declines despite market continuation during COVID-19

The total capacity of wind energy auctioned during the second quarter of 2020 has declined compared to the same period in the previous year.
hydrogen strategy

UK urged to unveil new grid target for complete hydrogen revolution

The UK must introduce a new hydrogen target for gas grids to start turning the country’s zero-carbon hydrogen ambitions into a reality.
interconnector subsea cable

National Grid and TenneT explore North Sea interconnector between offshore wind...

National Grid Ventures and TenneT will explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind farms to the energy systems of both countries via subsea electricity cables called interconnectors.
investment in renewable assets

Prime Capital secures debt financing for 579MW renewables portfolio

According to recent market intelligence, the transaction is considered the largest mezzanine financing in Europe in the renewable energy sector to date.
Ignitis Group solar power deal

Ignitis Group acquires 170MW solar portfolio in Poland

Ignitis renewables has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of solar parks in Poland from the solar developer Sun Investment Group.
hydrogen production

Iberdrola launches green hydrogen unit ahead of NYC Climate Week

Green hydrogen is set to boost with the formation by Spanish energy giant Iberdrola of a new business unit to advance its production and supply.

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