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U.S. Power Industry Faces Transition Following Energy Demand Losses

October 28, 2020 - in COVID-19, Energy, News

Facing a long recovery from COVID-19 impacts, energy sector expected to accelerate integration of renewables DENVER (October 27, 2020)—The COVID-19 pandemic has had extreme consequences for the U.S. power industry, including a substantial reduction in energy…

Utility-scale energy storage system supplied by Wärtsilä helps move Singapore towards a low-carbon energy future

October 27, 2020 - in Energy, News

The 2.4 MW/2.4 MWh energy storage system (ESS) supplied by the technology group Wärtsilä for Sunseap Energy Ventures of Singapore under an engineering,…

Highview Power and Enlasa Enter Joint Venture to Develop Giga-Scale Cryogenic Energy Storage Projects in Chile and Latin America

October 22, 2020 - in Energy, News

SANTIAGO and LONDON –  Highview Power, a global leader in long duration energy storage solutions, has entered into a joint venture agreement with…

World’s leading power system operators launch global consortium

October 21, 2020 - in Energy, News

Global effort aimed at reaching 50% emission reductions over next 10 years (LONDON) – Earlier today during the BloombergNEF Summit, Audrey Zibelman, CEO of the Australia Energy Market Operator (AEMO) announced the launch of the Global Power System Transformation…

Wärtsilä awarded energy storage system order totalling 90 MW / 90MWh from South East Asia

October 20, 2020 - in Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has received a repeat energy storage system order totalling 90 MW / 90 MWh from an existing South East Asian customer. The solution will provide much needed flexibility and reliable grid support and will allow the further integration…

First Transmission Project Moves Forward Under Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Demonstrates Governor Cuomo’s Leadership to Accelerate Development of Transmission Systems Needed to Integrate Renewable Energy Sources into State’s Power System Transmission Project Benefits Northern New York’s Economy and Will Unlock Between 950 to…

American Hydro to modernise two units at Keokuk Hydroelectric plant in Iowa, USA

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a major contract to perform rehabilitation services and complete the upgrade and refurbishment of the Unit 5 & 15 turbines at Ameren’s historic Keokuk Hydroelectric plant in Iowa, USA.…

City of Hillsboro Begins Generating Renewable Energy from an Underground Water Pipeline

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

With help from Portland General Electric and Energy Trust of Oregon, Hillsboro is pioneering a new technology for water utilities, the In-PRV from InPipe Energy, that converts excess water pressure into carbon-free electricity   Hillsboro, Oregon –…

Digital Twin platform powers the State of New Mexico in transitioning to a carbon neutral future

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, News

New Mexico is launching a new ‘smart infrastructure’ and carbon-neutral energy era on a grand scale, after its 2019 Energy Transition Act (ETA) positioned the US state as a global leader to fight Climate Change. Its ambition will be enabled by partnership…

Renewables projects ramp up Down Under

October 18, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

DP Energy and Spanish energy company Iberdrola are spending $500 million on a hybrid wind and solar plant at Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park in South Australia, while Singapore-based Nexif Energy has already begun the $170 million stage two expansion of…