Alternative Fuels

Coal

G20 accounts for 72% of global energy production

China, the US and Russia each produced more energy than the EU28 in 2013, but the EU was the largest net importer, data from Eurostat shows.

7 September 2016
Nuclear

Kenya and South Korea sign nuclear deal

Kenya and South Korea have signed memorandum of understanding to boost nuclear power in Kenya.

5 September 2016
Nuclear

Nuclear outages average 4.3 GW during summer – EIA

Nuclear power plant outages in the United States have averaged 4.3 GW during summer, 51% more than in 2015.

2 September 2016
Nuclear

India’s Kudankulam nuclear plant starts up second reactor

The second reactor at India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant was synchronised with the grid on Wednesday.

1 September 2016
Nuclear

Philippines mulls Bataan nuclear plant

The Philippines is considering going ahead with the Bataan nuclear power plant as it looks to meet its target of having 30.2 GW of power capacity by 2030.

1 September 2016
Wind

New England states work together on renewables projects

Several states in New England are partnering with local electricity utilities to review offers from more than 25 companies to build renewables-based power plants in the region.

31 August 2016
Coal

Renewables gain highest share in EU power output

Renewable energy was the biggest provider of electricity in the EU in 2014, accounting for 28.2% of power, according to Eurostat.

31 August 2016
Solar

RWE’s Innogy acquires Belectric Solar & Battery

RWE’s renewable unit Innogy has said it will acquire Belectric Solar & Battery, a company that manufactures utility‐scale photovoltaic power plants and battery storage.

30 August 2016
Nuclear

France presses ahead with renewables ambition

France is aiming to boost renewables in its power sector, which could increase the share of gas-fired power over nuclear.

30 August 2016
Solar

Battery technology can pass the test – Masdar

Interfax speaks to UAE-based Masdar, which has built a facility in Abu Dhabi that enables battery makers to test their technologies.

30 August 2016
Wind

US readies first offshore wind farm

The United States is preparing to launch its first offshore wind farm in the waters off Rhode Island, according to local news sources.

24 August 2016
Wind

Gas Natural subsidiary wins contract for Australian wind

Global Power Generation has been awarded the contract to construct and operate a 91 MW wind farm in Australia under a deal worth more than €120 million.

24 August 2016
Wind

Wind drives expansion in Tata Power’s generation

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has announced that its generation capacity grew by 9% year on year in the first quarter of the financial year.

24 August 2016
Coal

Renewables overtake gas in world power production

Renewable energy has overtaken gas in terms of its share of world electricity production, making renewable sources the second-largest source of global generation after coal.

24 August 2016
Wind

BOEM supporting wind energy off Californian coast

The United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is supporting wind energy development in federal waters offshore California.

19 August 2016
Solar

Energy storage strategy urgently needed

The idea that energy storage is not needed until renewables reach an overwhelming share of the energy mix is unhelpful, as the booming market offers a billion-euro opportunity.

19 August 2016
Nuclear

One step forward, two back for Japan’s nukes

Japan restarted another nuclear reactor this week, but progress has been slower than expected and public opposition could see the two reactors at Sendai taken offline.

18 August 2016
Wind

UK government approves world’s largest wind farm

The UK government has approved the construction of the world’s largest wind farm 89 km off the coast of Grimsby in Yorkshire.

17 August 2016
Solar

Gas set to continue to dominate Tunisian power

Although Tunisia plans to increase the share of renewables in its energy mix, the position of gas will be secure for a while yet, experts say.

16 August 2016
Crude oil

Shell stops Bonny Light exports

Shell has declared force majeure on exports of Bonny Light crude oil from the Niger Delta, Reuters reported on Friday.

15 August 2016

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