Global energy transition is far from being on track, IRENA says

Renewables must scale up across all sectors from 14% of total energy today to around 40% in 2030, according to a new report

France remains Europe’s biggest power exporter in 2021

Most of France’s total net exports in the second half of 2021 flowed to Italy and Britain

Could Russia-Ukraine clash bring blackouts in Europe?

Goldman Sachs analysts have warned that gas prices could stay high until 2025

ScottishPower achieves ‘pioneering world first’ after blackout boost from wind farm

The energy company said its successful project at Dersalloch wind farm in South Ayrshire proves wind power can restore a ‘blacked-out’ section of the transmission network

Researchers achieve first plasma milestone in UK nuclear fusion device testing

The MAST-U machine is expected to be the forerunner of the UK’s first fusion power plant which is forecast for completion by 2040

‘First nuclear power station in the Arab world’ starts supplying power to UAE grid

When fully operational the nuclear station is forecast to supply up to 25% of UAE’s energy needs

Total builds France’s ‘largest battery storage project’ in Dunkirk

The new €15m facility site will support the stability of the French power grid

Balancing Market opened up to smaller power providers and technologies

The minimum threshold for taking part in helping balance the system has been lowered from 100MW to 1MW

New York announces $15m fund to overcome grid challenges

It aims to help solve the technical challenges utilities face with power transmission and distribution while integrating renewable energy sources

ABB and Rolls-Royce team up for energy efficient microgrids

They will work together on developing solutions that integrates digital technology and efficient hybrid power systems.