A new electricity cable tunnel in south London is under construction with the aim of renewing and improving power infrastructure to ensure the continuation of a safe and secure supply to the UK capital... Read more


Last year, the global maritime coal trade grew by 0.7%, buoyed by increased output in China and Indonesia, according to Germany's VDKI coal import lobby. Continued rising demand for steel and energy has pushed coal use from 4.5 billion tonnes in... Read more


Renewables overtook fossil fuels as Europe’s primary electricity source for the first time in 2019, according to energy market data analyst EnAppSys. Read more


Balfour Beatty has announced that it has been awarded a £90-million (€106-million) contract to deliver the British onshore civil works for the Viking Link Interconnector Project on behalf of joint venture delivery partners, National Grid and... Read more


Trade body SolarPower Europe has released preliminary statistics that point to 2019 being the best year for the photovoltaics (PV) since 2010 with capacity set to rise 104% year on year. Spain is leading the way with an anticipated 4.7 GW of new... Read more


Investment in technology and system services can help Transmission System Operators (TSOs) operate the power grid in a stable, secure manner while boosting renewable generation for a greener future... Read more

The technology group Wärtsilä and Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina (EGE Haina), one of the largest power generation companies in the Dominican Republic, have signed a commissioning agreement that converts the Quisqueya 2 power plant to... Read more

The European electricity market saw a significant shift from coal to gas-fired generation in the third quarter of 2019, reversing a trend seen in the previous two years... Read more

In August 2019, Ipswich Hospital plunged into darkness after it was hit during a 15-minute UK-wide power outage. The trust revealed that the disruption caused the unit’s circuit breaker to fail, briefly cutting the electrical supply to outpatients... Read more

One of the major players in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, has announced their partnership with Prism Power... Read more

With post-Brexit energy trading arrangements still unresolved and Europe’s connectivity lagging expectations, Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke, Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber, discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical... Read more

The Italian and Tunisian governments have agreed to go ahead with the Elmed Mediterranean power interconnector, a 600-megawatt project which will connect the two countries power grids. Read more

The control of industrial processes can be a complex operation involving multiple valves, sensors and controllers which means there are many considerations when looking for opportunities for process optimisation. Using best practice and ensuring... Read more

In what is being hailed by both parties as a historic deal, Swiss technology and heavy machinery company ABB has won a contract with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS), to supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for... Read more

The US is at a "cost crossover" in coal generation. The rapidly declining cost of wind and solar energy, together with the combined fuel, maintenance and other costs of coal power now make it more expensive than its renewable counterparts... Read more

The future of power engineering in Poland is changing fast. A new state-owned coal area will be created with the aim of being as effective as possible, with the appropriate allocation of resources for its development and modernisation. Read more

Powerstar, UK manufacturer of smart energy solutions, has been selected to partner with Good Energy on its battery storage framework, helping to strengthen the clean power sharing company’s commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage offering... Read more

Axel Johnson International has formed a new, SEK 2.1 billion business group named Power Transmission Solutions. Read more

Axel Johnson International’s Industrial Solutions business group has purchased a majority stake in Arkov, a Czech distributor of mechanical power transmission- and hydraulics products. Read more

The Cantoni Group is a global market leader in the design and manufacture of electric motors, brakes and specialised industrial tools. Read more

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