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Renewables Account for Almost Three Quarters of New Capacity in 2019

April 7, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — The renewable energy sector added 176 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179 GW added in 2018. However, new renewable power accounted for 72 per cent of all power…

Climeon receives SEK 12 million from the Swedish Energy Agency for project with the steel industry

April 2, 2020 - in Energy, News

Climeon has been granted approximately SEK 12 million from the Swedish Energy Agency for a project to use waste heat in the steel industry more efficiently.…

PowerCell signs contract with leading European shipyard regarding fuel cell system worth MSEK 77

April 1, 2020 - in Energy, News

PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a contract with a leading European shipyard regarding the development and delivery of a megawatt marine fuel cell system.…

Crude Oil Plummets to 18-Year Low

March 30, 2020 - in Energy, News, Oil & Gas

Source: Refinitiv Eikon   Desperate Times, Desperate Measures Today US WTI Crude oil prices dropped below $20 and have seen the lowest price since 2002.  It’s impossible to predict where the prices will go from here, but as demand continues to…

Lithuania’s Solar Scene to launch World’s First Online Consumer Platform for Purchasing Solar Energy in Remote Solar Plants

March 25, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Lithuanian companies launch the first in the world online consumer platform where everyone can purchase a part of remote solar plant. New legislation in the country, changing consumer needs and growing demand for solar energy inspired a project called “Solar…

Poland Quadruples Solar Energy Output, Becomes 5th Largest Producer in Europe

March 23, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Source of the photo: Unsplash   The European Union increased its solar energy market by more than 100% making 2019 the most successful year so far. Being one of the five countries contributing to this growth the most, Poland has almost quadrupled its…

New ASCE Publication Provides Safety Recommendations for New and Existing Petrochemical Facilities

March 12, 2020 - in Energy, News, Oil & Gas

Reston, Va. – Seismic Evaluation and Design of Petrochemical and Other Industrial Facilities, Third Edition, provides practical recommendations affecting the safety of new and existing petrochemical and other industrial facilities during and following an…

Wärtsilä power plant will add reliability to Guyana’s electricity supply and support future use of renewables

March 10, 2020 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä and electric utility Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) have signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 46.5 MW dual-fuel power plant at the Garden of Eden Generating Complex in the Cooperative Republic…

Azelio inaugurates its renewable energy storage at Noor Ouarzazate solar complex in Morocco

March 9, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Azelio has completed the installation of its renewable energy storage with 24h clean power production at Noor Ouarzazate solar complex in Morocco. An inauguration ceremony was held on March 5, 2020 together with the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen)…

Wärtsilä signs 15-year Operation and maintenance agreement for El Salvador power plant

March 6, 2020 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

Wärtsilä will operate and maintain Energía del Pacífico’s 378 MW power plant in El Salvador for the next 15 years when the plant commences operations at the end of 2021. The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a long-term Operation & maintenance…