China and South Korea plan to build an ocean-floor power network to connect...
Super size me: inside the Asian electricity super grid project
China and South Korea plan to build an ocean-floor power network to connect their electricity grids and create a pan-Asian electric power system. We get the lowdown on the project and the HVDC technology involved from Rajendra Iyer, head of grid integration solutions within the Grid Solutions business unit at GE Renewable Energy.
EU awards €11m grant for 20MW electrolyser
Chemicals company Nouryon, gas transport specialist Gasunie and four other partners have secured an €11m grant from the EU for their proposed green hydrogen project. The 20MW electrolyser, to be built in Delfzijl, the Netherlands aims to cut carbon emissions.
The UK invests over £50m into clean energy projects in Africa
The UK Government has announced investments worth over £50m into innovative, clean technology as the UK works with African countries to develop sustainable energy sources.
Wartsila to deliver 100MW energy storage project in South East Asia
Finnish company Wartsila has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from an undisclosed company in South East Asia to build a new 100MW / 100MWh energy storage project.
Quaker Houghton Acquires Norman Hay for £80m
Quaker Houghton has closed the acquisition of the operating divisions of Norman Hay plc, a private UK company that provides speciality chemicals, operating equipment and services to industrial end markets, for a purchase price of £80m ($98m).
Electrifying Nigeria: could solar power one million households?
Nigeria has launched a $75m fund to provide electricity to its citizens, with solar panel manufacturer Lumos planning to use the money to electrify one million households over the next five years. We consider the impacts of this ambitious proposal.
Nigerian national grid collapses, triggering blackouts
The Nigerian national grid experienced its first collapse for 2020 on Thursday, 16 January, leading to blackouts across the country.
NewX Energy and PTBPP sign JV agreement for projects worth $2.6bn
NewX Energy has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Bintan Power Plant Group (PTBPP) for technology infrastructure projects worth $2.6bn.
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