Sunday, March 7, 2021

Supply Electricity News

First Turbine Installed at Borssele III/IV Offshore Wind Project

Image Credit: MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

The first offshore wind turbine has been installed at the Borssele III/IV wind project in the Dutch North Sea, the turbine builder MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has said."The…

Largest Wind Turbine Tested on Maasvlakte

The world’s largest wind turbine, Haliade-X, is being tested on Maasvlakte at Port of Rotterdam. This ‘test rig’ was realised via innovative cross-pollination between the American GE Renewable Energy…

Seaborne Nuclear Power Plant Docks in Russia

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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…

MHI Vestas Confirms Scotland Offshore Wind Order

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will supply 100 turbines for the 950-megawatt (MW) Moray East offshore wind farm in waters off the northeast coast of Scotland.Under the contract…

Belgium's Northwester 2 Wind Project Gets $242 mln EIB Loan

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Belgium's 219 megawatt (MW) Northwester 2 offshore wind farm project secured a 210 million euro ($242 million) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the bank said on Friday.EIB said the project, es

Equinor Explores Floating Wind Turbines to Power N.Sea Oilfields

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Norway's Equinor said on Tuesday it is considering whether to build a pioneering offshore wind farm with floating turbines to supply electricity to two North Sea oilfields…

Russia's First Sea-borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic

Akademik Lomonosov (Photo: Rosatom)

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an…

E.ON, Statoil Start Construction of 385 MW German Wind Farm

German utility E.ON and Norwegian oil and gas firm Statoil have started construction of a 385-megawatt wind farm off the German coast, the firms said. The 1.2 billion…

California Wind Demand Energizes Transmission Firms

A firm controlled by Philip Anschutz, the billionaire entertainment and pro sports magnate, will soon build the largest wind farm in the United States to serve utilities in California…

Turkish Power Ship to Supply Electricity to Zambia

Turkey's Karadeniz will in the next two weeks begin supplying Zambia with electricity from a power-generating ship as it looks to take advantage of chronic shortages in Africa…

ABB to Cut Downtime for Ecuador’s Petroamazonas

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is supplying an integrated intelligent energy management solution to Petroamazonas EP, Ecuador’s state-owned oil company…

Minesto Announces Management Appointments

Charlotta Ekman (Photo: Minesto)

Minesto, developer of the Deep Green marine energy power plant, announced that Fredrik Ahlström has been named Minesto’s Chief Financial Officer, succeeding CFO Charlotta…

S.Africa Considering Ship-Based Power Generation

South Africa could deploy power barges using gas to generate electricity to help overcome chronic supply shortages, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Under the proposal…

Gazprom to Float Company for TPP Construction

Tsentrenergoholding (part of Gazprom Energoholding Group) and NIS Novi Sad (Gazprom Neft Group) signed a Shareholders' Agreement today as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2015.

S. Africa: Five-Year Reprieve to Worst Polluters

South Africa has given a five-year reprieve to some top polluters, including power utility Eskom, to meet new air emissions standards, the environmental minister said on Tuesday.

Russia to Supply Coal, Electricity to Ukraine

Russia has agreed on a new deal to supply coal and electricity to Ukraine, which is struggling with a lack of raw fuel for power plants due to a separatist conflict in the industrial east…

ABB, Vestas to Electrify Off-grid African Areas

ABB and Vestas today signed a partnership agreement whereby they will contribute with their respective technologies to help rural communities in developing markets gain…

Khartoum to help repair damaged oilfields

Sudan has offered to supply materials, engineers and electricity to South Sudan to speed up the repair of oilfields damaged during a five month rebellion that has cut output by a third…

Britain installs first grid-scale battery: Kemp

Britain's most ambitious smart grid project is being built on a housing estate in Leighton Buzzard, a rapidly growing commuter town north of London. UK Power Networks (UKPN)…