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Himaja Ganta

US and UK provide defensive security assistance to Ukraine

The new funding from the US was approved last month.

Russia conducts military drills amid tensions with Ukraine

Approximately 3,000 personnel are participating in the exercises conducted in the regions of Voronezh, Belgorod, Bryansk, and Smolensk.

SSE to sell stake in West Yorkshire facilities for $1.29bn

British energy company SSE has agreed to divest its 50% stake in the Ferrybridge and Skelton Grange waste-to-energy assets in England to European Diversified Infrastructure Fund III for £995m ($1.29bn) in cash.

Engie and Mitsui sell stake in Australian Renewable Energy Trust

Renewable developer Engie and conglomerate Mitsui have reportedly sold a 75% stake in Australian Renewable Energy Trust.

Rebel Energy plans new energy company using Blue Prism’s technology

Rebel Energy has announced plans to build a new energy company with a unique operational structure using Cloud technology from UK-based company Blue Prism.

Canadian Solar signs PPA for solar power project in Mexico

Photovoltaic (PV) modules manufacturer Canadian Solar has secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 103MWp solar power project in Mexico.

US DOE to provide funding for CCUS R&D projects

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy is providing around $110m in funding for carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) research and development (R&D) projects.

August’s top news stories

Sonnedix started construction on a 171MW solar photovoltaic plant in the Atacama Desert in Chile and Shell agreed to a SID to buy Australian energy company ERM Power for A$617m ($417m). wraps up key headlines from August 2019.

July’s top news stories

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of three combined-cycle natural gas-fired plants from TransCanada Energy for $2.18bn and SSE Renewables officially opened the £2.5bn Beatrice offshore windfarm situated in the North Sea, in Scotland.