Macquarie Capital Principal Finance has purchased a majority share in UK based biogas...
- Macquarie Capital invests in its first biogas project in the UK
- European Investment Bank to end fossil fuel financing by 2021
- Carbon-free 2050: five ways the UK energy industry will have to change
- Deals interview: Renewables driving M&A activity in power sector
- Inside Coal FIRST: America’s tech drive to clean up coal
Tanjung Jati B Power Plant Expansion
The 2.6GW Tanjung Jati B coal-fired power plant located near Jepara in the Central Java province, Indonesia, is being re-expanded to add two 1,000MW ultra-supercritical units.
MHPS secures gas turbine supply contract from PowerSouth
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has secured a contract from US-based electric utility company PowerSouth to supply its M501JAC gas turbine power train for the Lowman Energy Center.
Macquarie Capital invests in its first biogas project in the UK
Macquarie Capital Principal Finance has purchased a majority share in UK based biogas company BioCow for an undisclosed fee.
ADB to support construction of power plant in Thailand
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $180m agreement with Gulf PD to develop and operate a 2,500MW power plant in Thailand.
European Investment Bank to end fossil fuel financing by 2021
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to cease funding fossil fuel energy projects by the end of 2021 as part of its “increased ambition in climate action and environmental sustainability.”
Carbon-free 2050: five ways the UK energy industry will have to change
The UK government’s target of reaching net zero emissions by 2050 is ambitious, with reliance on North Sea oil and a ban on onshore wind farms hamstringing the burgeoning UK renewable industry. JP Casey looks at five areas where the UK Government needs to improve over the next three decades to reach this target.
Deals interview: Renewables driving M&A activity in power sector
An interview with George Koutsonicolis of SOLIC Capital on M&A activity in the energy industry, and the prevalence of bankruptcies and restructuring in the sector.
Siemens secures power plant upgrade contract in Vietnam
Siemens has secured a contract to upgrade Hiep Phuoc 1 steam power plant in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to combined cycle power plant.
Inside Coal FIRST: America’s tech drive to clean up coal
In April, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the recipients of $1.95m in funding as part of its Coal FIRST (flexible, innovative, resilient, small and transformative) initiative, which aims to make coal plants more efficient and less environmentally damaging. From carbon capture techniques to the repurposing of waste carbon dioxide, JP Casey looks at four projects that aim to clean up the performance of coal.
Total’s emissions plan won’t meet Paris goals say shareholder activists
A new report from oil and gas giant Total called ‘Integrating Climate Into Our Strategy’ shows the company is not on track to comply with goals set out in the 2040 Paris Climate Agreement, say a group of shareholder activists called Follow This.
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