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Vestas, the Danish wind turbine manufacturer and sector world leader, announced a flurry of sales contracts and a wind farm sale on June 30 as the second quarter closed.
Global efforts to combat climate change are being endangered by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and the current energy crisis.
Russia dominated the global market for new nuclear reactors between 2017 and 2021, with China one step behind, at a time when surging energy prices present a major new opportunity for the industry, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.
Russia’s ASE has completed the installation of the metal structures of the inner containment (VZO) dome in the reactor building of unit 2 at the Rooppur NPP under construction in Bangladesh.
Hoegh LNG Holdings said on June 24 that its floating storage and regasification unit contract with Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) had been finalised.
Malaysia’s Petronas and Japan’s Mitsui & Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding on partnering on studies into carbon capture and storage.
An increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and landslides will hit urban areas the hardest, making climate change adaptation a matter of paramount importance, the UN has warned.
Asia is rapidly overtaking Europe as the main driver of the offshore wind market, with China accounting for 80% of the 21.1 GW of new capacity added in 2021.
Japanese utility JERA and Corio Generation announced on 30 June that they were ready to bid for the third phase of Taiwan’s offshore wind zonal development with their Formosa 3 project.
Tata Power Solar has completed the commissioning of a 101.6-MW floating solar power project in Kerala, believed to be the largest floating solar power project in India.