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Seaborne Nuclear Power Plant Docks in Russia

Sep 16, 2019

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant has arrived to its permanent base near an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska, Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said on Saturday.Developed by Rosatom, the plant, known as 'Akademik Lomonosov', set off on a 5,000 km (3,100 mile) journey on Aug. 23 through Arctic waters to reach the Chukotka region. Rosatom said it aims to make the floating station operational by the year-end…

Excelerate to Build FLNG Terminal in Philippines

Sep 27, 2019

Philippine authorities have given Excelerate Energy LP permission to proceed on plans to develop a floating natural gas import terminal to supply existing and new power generation.Texas-headquartered player in floating LNG regasification solutions…

German Trains to Run on Offshore Wind

Sep 16, 2019

German Rail (Deutsche Bahn – DB) has closed Germany’s first power purchase agreement (PPA) to buy electricity from an offshore wind farm.German Rail has signed a five-year deal starting in 2024 to buy the output of 25MW, or 8%, of the 295MW…

Ireland Calls for More Offshore Wind

Sep 13, 2019

Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) chief executive Dr David Connolly has called for greater urgency from the government in the country and across the political system to support the development of offshore wind energy.Ireland currently only…

DNV GL Calls for Action to Meet Paris Climate Target

Sep 12, 2019

DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook indicates global temperatures rise by 2.4⁰C by end of century. Energy experts identify a combination of technology measures to curb global warming which includes: Boost solar power more than 10 times to 5 TW…

More 'Green' Power Needed To Meet Paris 2030 Target

Sep 11, 2019

According to DNV GL’s latest energy report ‘Energy Transition Outlook: Power Supply and Use’, eight times more wind and solar power is needed by 2030 to help meet the Paris Agreement on climate change’s target. This transition will require more…

2/3 of Electricity by Solar PV, Wind by 2050

Sep 10, 2019

Share of electricity in the final demand energy mix will more than double from today’s level to 40% in 2050, with two thirds of that electricity provided by solar PV and wind, said DNV GL.Electrification will transform how energy is produced and consumed…

Siemens Plans to List Energy Unit in 2020

Sep 10, 2019

Siemens plans to list its energy unit by around September next year, the head of its gas and power division said on Tuesday.The German conglomerate said in May that it was spinning off its gas and power business, which has dragged on the German…

Deutsche Bahn Signs Offshore Wind PPA in Germany

Sep 10, 2019

German railway company Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) will be purchasing about 8% of the total production of the 295-MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm  from 2024.Deutsche Bahn will continue to steadily increase its purchase of electricity from renewable energy sources in the coming years…

Dutch Offshore Wind Grid Borssele Alpha Ready

Sep 06, 2019

The Dutch government announced that construction has been completed of the first large offshore “socket”, or substation, that will connect 700 MW of energy from wind turbines in the North Sea to the mainland.Borssele Alpha, TenneT’s first and…

Australia Beats 2020 Clean Energy Target

Sep 04, 2019

Australia has met its 2020 target for generating electricity from large-scale renewable energy a year ahead of plan, the Australian Clean Energy Regulator said, despite there being a slowdown in investment in wind and solar power.The target…

COBRA Cable Readies for Action

Sep 03, 2019

The 700MW COBRAcable interconnector linking the Dutch and the Danish grid will be available for the electricity market as of delivery day, 7 September, Dutch high-voltage grid operator TenneT said.'After three years of construction, including…

Sembcorp Marine Reports New Contracts

Sep 02, 2019

Sembcorp Marine said it has won a raft of new projects valued at S$400 million (US$288 million) that includes floating production conversion projects, offshore wind farm jacket foundations fabrication and cruise ship upgrades.THe company's Sembcorp…

Siemens Wins Viking Link Gig

Aug 28, 2019

Germany's Siemens AG said  that it has won a deal to supply two converter stations for the first high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link between the UK and Denmark.Viking Link will enable the exchange of up to 1400MW of electricity to provide…

DNV GL Launches Renewables Certification Ops in U.S.

Aug 23, 2019

With the U.S. offshore wind industry poised for rapid growth, DNV GL has established a Renewables Certification office in Medford, Mass., to meet the growing demands for certification services. While the U.S. is still a generation behind Europe in the exploitation of offshore wind energy resources…

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