Energy and Utilities

Many sectors are actively seeking more cost-effective and sustainable measures, and none more so than the oil and gas industry. With the current difficult state of affairs for the sector, the choice to either end or extend asset life has become a cru more

From the beginning of 2019, Poland is facing a wave of price increases for goods and services, owing to increasing electricity costs, which has a direct or indirect influence on these prices. more

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €250 million loan to support the construction of the Mermaid and Seastar wind farms off the Belgian coast. The total cost of the project will be around €1.3 billion. more

The internationally operating German wind power company PNE Group has achieved further success in Poland with two new wind energy projects. more

Germany-based Linde Group, one of the world's lead suppliers of industrial, process and speciality gases, and the Russia-based steel product manufacturer NLMK Group have signed an agreement for the long-term supply of oxygen, nitrogen and argon to th more

The UK’s Drax Group, one of the country’s biggest renewable energy providers, has begun an innovative Bioenergy Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) project at the Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire – the first project of its kind in Europe. more

Nordic solar thermal energy provider Savosolar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Guangzhou Power Supply Co., Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. more

Poland is aiming to replace many of its outdated coal power plants in the coming decades. To this end, its Deputy Environment Minister Michal Kurtyka has announced its first nuclear power plant is to become operational after 2030. more

German energy provider E.ON has announced plans to build a 475MW onshore wind farm in Sweden, which it says will be one of the largest in Europe. more

Mitsubishi Electric has received a contract for the supply of a turnkey medium voltage (MV) Electrical Balance of Plant solution for a new waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Flintshire, North Wales. more

Pryme Group, a Dundee-based provider of integrated manufacturing solutions for the oil & gas, aerospace and defence industries, has opened a new £10M state-of-the-art engineering services and manufacturing centre near Ryton, Tyne and Wear, UK. more

The European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) says it welcomes yesterday’s adoption by the European Parliament of the key files of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package, which covers new rules on renewables, energy efficiency and the governance more

The Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) and US-based Cheinere Marketing International have signed a deal for the long-term supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG). more

ABB has received an order of around $40 million from German transmission grid operator TransnetBW to upgrade a high-voltage substation in Obermooweiler, in Baden-Wuerttemberg. more

With a groundbreaking Stirling engine from the Swedish environmental technology company Ripasso Energy, the largest 'waste-to-energy' project of its kind ever implemented in Africa may be realised. more

The Finnish shipping company ESL Shipping Ltd., part of Aspo Plc., and Hamburg based Nauticor GmbH & Co. KG, a 100% subsidiary of The Linde Group, have signed a long-term contract for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the port of Oxelösund more

Solar energy technology company Midsummer AB has been named as one of Sweden's 50 fastest growing technology companies in 2018, according to Deloittes Technology Sweden Fast 50. more

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliate Shell Overseas Holdings Limited, has agreed with publicly listed Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco), to sell its shares in Shell Olie-og Gasudvinding Danmark B.V. (SOGU) for $1.9 billion. more

Stora Enso and energy company Gasum have signed a contract to build a biogas plant at Stora Enso’s Nymölla paper mill in Sweden. The plant, built and operated by Gasum, will turn the mill’s wastewater effluent into renewable energy. more

Swedish energy tech company Climeon has increased its capacity with the launch of a new test centre for the development and testing of heat power modules. more


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