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Renewables

French OWF jacket foundations installation begins

Offshore installation vessel Aeolus has started the installation of the first of 62 jacket foundations for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm project.

Hydrogen

New hydrogen solution from Technip Energies

Technip Energies has launched BlueH2 by T.ENTM, a full suite of deeply-decarbonized and affordable solutions for hydrogen production.

Hydrogen

Stationary power solutions collaboration

PowerCell Sweden and Hitachi ABB Power Grids have signed an agreement regarding an in-depth collaboration around fuel cell based stationary power solutions.

Electrification

Vattenfall, Eramet Norway support Norwegian electricity grid

Through the collaboration between Vattenfall, Sympower and Statnett, ferro-alloy company Eramet Norway has gained access to FFR (Fast Frequency Reserve) between May and October 2021.

Hydrogen

New eFuel to reduce emissions from shipping

Siemens Energy has joined the Power-to-Fuel developer to produce eFuel and enable reduction in carbon emissions from shipping.

Renewables

Ørsted completes hybrid solar – battery storage facility

Ørsted has completed its Permian Energy Center project, a 460 MWAC hybrid solar and battery storage facility located in Andrews County, Texas.

Circulair economy

Sweden gets first of a kind sustainable textile recycling facility

Nouryon has signed an agreement with Renewcell to provide specialty chemicals and engineering solutions for its new textile recycling plant in Sundsvall, Sweden.

Hydrogen

Exploring commercial opportunities of hydrogen and carbon capture

Carbon Clean has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BayoTech to explore commercial opportunities targeted at hydrogen and carbon capture and utilization deployment.

Renewables

New floating wind partnership at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn will jointly apply for offshore wind acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area.

Vertical wind turbines could be the future
Renewables

Vertical wind turbines could be the future

United Kingdom – New research from Oxford Brookes University has found that the vertical turbine design is far more efficient than traditional turbines in large scale wind farms, and when set in pairs the vertical turbines increase each other’s performance by up to 15%. A research team from the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics […]

Hydrogen

Australia’s first net zero hydrogen/gas power plant

EnergyAustralia is expanding its existing Tallawarra power station in the Illawarra region, following an agreement reached with the Government of New South Wales.

Oil&Gas

NEO Energy reducing carbon emissions

NEO Energy has set out an ambitious strategy to reduce its carbon emissions with the release of its Low Carbon Transition Plan (LCTP).

Renewables

Largest European order for Vestas EnVentus in Finland

Vestas has been selected by Neoen to deliver a full EPC turnkey solution to the 404 MW Mutkalampi project in western Finland.

Renewables

Equinor in Polish offshore wind projects

Equinor and Polenergia’s Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III projects have secured contracts for difference (CfD) from Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO).

Renewables

World’s first unmanned HVDC offshore substation

Dogger Bank Wind Farm has announced a revolutionary platform design, unveiling the world’s first unmanned High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore substation.

CCUS

New battery energy storage system introduced

Leclanché has introduced a new concept in battery energy storage systems featuring a reduced carbon footprint and environmental impact.

Hydrogen

Port of Rotterdam setting up hydrogen supply chains with thyssenkrupp and HKM

thyssenkrupp Steel, HKM and the Port of Rotterdam jointly investigate setting up international supply chains for hydrogen.

New $15M biomass renewable energy project
Biobased

New $15M biomass renewable energy project

Clean Energy Technologies and Ashfield Ag Resources will co-develop its initial biomass renewable energy processing facility using the high temperature ablative fast pyrolysis reactor (HTAP Biomass Reactor).

Renewables

Vestas in new wind deals across Europe

Danish wind services provider, Vestas, has secured three new contracts in three countries, namely Italy, Sweden and Latvia.

Circulair economy

Building blockchain resource circulation platform

Mitsui Chemicals and IBM Japan will work together on a resource circulation platform that utilizes blockchain technology.

Renewables

Three new solar farms in Ireland

EDF Renewables Ireland will construct three new solar farms in counties Wexford and Kilkenny.

€1 billion for energy transition in France
Sustainable energy

€1 billion for energy transition in France

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Caisse des Dépôts are making a new €1 billion credit line available for sustainable projects across France.

Infrastructure

Energinet and Gasunie publish study on hydrogen infrastructure

Denmark/Germany – Energinet and Gasunie publish a technical pre-feasibility study for transporting hydrogen via a 350-450 km pipeline from Esbjerg or Holstebro in Denmark to Hamburg in Germany. The study shows that such a connection can be established in a stepwise and cost efficient fashion by repurposing existing gas pipelines.

Biobased

Neste invests 190 million in sustainable aviation fuel

The Netherlands – Neste is expanding its production capacity in Rotterdam to enable the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The investment of €190 million should enable Neste to produce up to 500,000 tonnes of SAF per year.

Hydrogen

New partners join Norwegian hydrogen fund

Norwegian Limited Partners have gained new partners in AP Ventures Fund II, focused on investing in the hydrogen economy.

$22.5M funding to reduce carbon emissions from manufacturing
Circulair economy

$22.5M funding to reduce carbon emissions from manufacturing

DOE has released a new request for proposals (RFP) for up to $22.5 million for projects that support the recovery, recycling, and reuse of material waste generated by the manufacturing sector.

Hydrogen

Marine vessels hydrogen fuel cell technology testing

SoCalGas will provide $200,000 in funding for Zero Emission Industries’ (ZEI), a hydrogen fuel cell technology project.

GWEC: Wind can create 3.3 million new jobs
Renewables

GWEC: Wind can create 3.3 million new jobs

New analysis by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows that 3.3 million new wind power jobs can be created globally over the next five years.

Biobased

Dutch company provides biogas plants in Belgium and Ukraine

Belgium/Ukraine – Dutch HoSt has received two new biogas plant orders. A 350 Nm3/hr biogas plant in Fontenoy, Belgium and a 3 MWe biogas plant in Tsjernihiv, Ukraine. Both projects are due to be commissioned in Q4 of 2021. Fontenoy plant The biogas plant in Fontenoy, a town just above the southern Belgium border, will […]

Sustainable energy

EU citizens support climate target raise

Public opinion in the EU strongly supports more ambitious national climate targets, according to a new YouGov poll conducted in 12 European countries.

Circulair economy

McDermott FEED for French plastic recycling project

McDermott has secured a FEED contract from Michelin in France for the first industrialization of plastic recycling process.

Wave energy helps decarbonize oil and gas platforms
Oil&Gas

Wave energy helps decarbonize oil and gas platforms

Lundin Energy Norway has partnered with Ocean Harvesting Technologies to explore the use of wave energy to decarbonize the production of oil and gas.

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