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Offshore Wind Power
Germany Opens 958MW Offshore Wind Tender
Bids for the three sites in the North and Baltic Seas must be submitted by 1 September
Nuclear Power Plant
Leningrad II-2 Enters Final Testing Phase
Unit 2 of the Leningrad II nuclear power plant in western Russia has entered the final stage of pilot operation - a 15-day programme of tests at nominal capacity.
Energean Proposes $500MM Carbon Storage Facility in Northern Greece
Energean Plc submitted a proposal to the Greek government to build a carbon dioxide storage facility and a hydrogen plant in northern Greece close to its old Prinos oil field.
French Regulator Approves 50-Year Operation of 900 MWe Reactors
France's nuclear safety regulator, the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire, has set the conditions for the continued operation of EDF's 900 MWe reactors beyond 40 years.
Plans Approved to Expand Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant, Lithuania
Ignitis Group subsidiary Ignitis gamyba has approved plans to expand the Kruonis pumped storage plant in Lithuania and has initiated the first stage of the development – a tender for technical consultation services.
Six Units to be Replaced at Bratsk Hydro Plant, Siberia
En+ Group has announced it has begun the replacement of six hydraulic units at the it’s Bratsk hydropower plant in Siberia as part of its large-scale "New energy" modernisation programme.
Energy Storage Battery
Total Selects AutoGrid to Optimise France’s Largest Battery Storage Project
Global energy company Total has selected technology firm AutoGrid to optimise its battery energy storage plant in France.
Seven Oil Players Apply for Production Licences off Norway
Seven oil and gas companies have applied for production licences in the 25th licensing round on the Norwegian shelf, Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has informed.
Andritz Wins Contract on Austrian Pumped Storage plant
Andritz has been contracted by TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG to supply two motor-generators for the new Kühtai 2 pumped storage power plant in Austria, with commissioning scheduled for 2026.
Fire at Siemens Transformer Plant
A fire has broken out at the Siemens transformer plant in Nuremberg, potentially causing millions of euros in damage.
Equinor to Shut Down Veslefrikk Field after 30 Years
After more than 30 years on stream and over 400 million barrels of oil equivalent, Equinor and its partners in the Veslefrikk field, located in the North Sea, are now planning for the shutdown of the field in the spring of 2022.
Gigascale Green Hydrogen Plant Planned for Northern Sweden
A gigascale green hydrogen plant will be built in northern Sweden as part of €2.5bn plans unveiled today to produce fossil-free steel at a leading cost position by 2024.
Commerz Real Acquires Stake in EnBW Wind Farm Portfolio in Germany
Investment firm Commerz Real has acquired a 49.9% stake in a portfolio of 14 onshore wind farms in Germany owned by EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg.
New Research could Accelerate Perovskite Solar Cell Adoption
Scientists at The University of Manchester have found a way to accelerate the uptake of solar technology, by increasing the environmental safety of perovskite solar cells.
Energy Storage Project
Industrial Conglomerate Mytilineos Acquires 25 Battery Projects in Greece in €56 million Solar Deal
Greek industrial group Mytilineos has acquired a portfolio of solar and battery storage projects in a €56 million transaction it says “heralds the transition to a new era” for the company.
Brookfield 'at a Crossroads' on Whether to Sell Westinghouse
Green Genius to Invest over 100 mln Euros in Solar Energy in Poland
CSIRO Receives $1 Million in Funding for Hydrogen Refueling Station As Part of VH2
S Africa's Exxaro to Halt Further Coal Investments
US Renewables Trade Group Formally Launches
AFRICA: Highview Power Raises $70m for Renewable Energy Storage