Latest Power News

  • Investors oppose AEMC rule changes

    The Clean Energy Investor Group, a cluster of renewable energy developers and investors in Australia, have criticised transmission network access changes proposed by the Australian Energy Market Commission

  • Oil major consortium bids for CCS financing

    A consortium of oil majors in the North Sea have formed a new partnership, named the Northern Endurance Partnership, to develop offshore carbon dioxide transport and storage infrastructure in the UK North Sea

  • Sumitomo to build smart city in Vietnam

    Japan-based trading house Sumitomo is partnering with 5 Japanese companies on the smart city project Dong Ahn district, northern Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Finnish fund-of-funds reaches €104m mark

    Finland-based Evli Bank’s fund-of-funds has raised €104 million ($122m) in total commitments after reaching a third close

  • Brazil sets auction for existing power plants

    Brazil’s power regulator Aneel has approved the bidding documents for a power auction for existing generation projects

  • Energy Estate makes 2 prominent hires

    Advisory firm Energy Estate has today appointed hydrogen specialist Kevin Peakman and engineer Angus Tulloch

  • Oz hydrogen plant closer to commercial supply

    Hydrogen Park South Australia, the first facility in the country to distribute hydrogen fuel commercially is one step closer to completion after signing a supply contract with BOC today

  • US EXIM bank to fund 5G in Brazil

    Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) will finance infrastructure in Brazil totalling up to $1 billion with a special focus on telecommunications (including 5G networks)

  • LS Power closes acquisition of Panda Hummel

    LS Power has sealed its acquisition of the 1,124MW Hummel Station gas-fired project in Pennsylvania from its original developer, Panda Power Funds, and co-investor Siemens Financial Services

  • Transelec preps Chilean transmission assets

    Chilean firm Grupo Transelec has begun the permitting process for 2 transmission projects, having won contracts for them in February

  • Tesla to deliver first "big battery" in Australia

    New South Wales’ electricity transmission network TransGrid has commissioned Tesla to build the first big battery in Australia as the state prepares to retire its ageing coal fleet

  • MIRA to acquire CEZ Romania

    Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets – through its Macquarie European Infrastructure 6 fund – has agreed to buy CEZ Group's Romanian assets

  • Engie's transmission line suspended in Brazil

    A subsidiary of Engie in Brazil has suspended construction on a transmission line because of a judicial decision

  • Ayala acquire shares in Philippines diesel-fired

    AC Energy Philippines, a subsidiary of Ayala, has inked a subscription agreement for the acquisition of shares in Ingrid Power Holdings to develop the 300MW diesel-fired project in Pililla Rizal, Philippines

  • EXCLUSIVE Project bond priced for Argo CCGT pair

    Argo Infrastructure Partners has priced an almost $800 million project bond to refinance a pair of gas-fired combined-cycle projects in Louisiana and Oklahoma