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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.…

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…

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…

Renewable Energy Jobs Continue Growth to 11.5 Million Worldwide

September 30, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend and calls for strong policy action to maximise employment benefits in response to COVID-19 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Renewable energy continues to bring socioeconomic benefits by creating…

Rice University Launches Bold Climate Change Initiative with Shell

December 9, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

Rice University has launched Carbon Hub, a climate change research initiative to fundamentally change how the world uses hydrocarbons. Carbon Hub's goal is a zero-emissions future in which hydrocarbons are not burned. Instead, they are split to make clean…

EU-wide Coal Power Output Down 19%, Central and Eastern European Countries Lagging Behind

December 2, 2019 - in Energy, News

European coal-fired power output went down by 19% in the first half of 2019 and is estimated to reach 23% in the second half of the year. According to the analysis published by CarbonBrief this week, approximately half the fall is due to the expansion of renewable…