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Uzbekistan unveils plans for up to 800 MW of new sola

The government of Uzbekistan last week unveiled plans for two new solar projects supporting a plan backed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the deployment of 1GW of solar power capacity.

read more... 28/12/2020

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Belarus unit starts pilot operation

Unit 1 of the first nuclear power plant to be built in Belarus started pilot operation yesterday, Russia's Rosatom has announced. Pilot operation is the final and longest check of a power unit before commissioning. The unit is be the first of the VVER-1200 design to be built outside Russia.

read more... 24/12/2020

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Polish group calls on Germany to reverse nuclear phaseout

Polish climate and environmental activists are asking Germany to reconsider its 2011 decision to phase out nuclear power. On 18 December, activists from the FOTA4Climate initiative submitted to the German embassy in Warsaw an open letter signed by Polish scientists, intellectuals, activists and citizens.

read more... 23/12/2020

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Daily (21.12.2020): A 20% drop in German and French spot power prices on mild and windy weather outlook

Progress related to the stimulus package in the United States lent support to oil prices on Friday. As such, Brent crude moved 1.5% higher to trade at $52.26 a barrel, while WTI oil rose by 1.5%, or 74 cents, to $49.10 a barrel.

read more... 21/12/2020

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Australia forecasts drop in coal output under pressure from Chinese curbs

China is the second-biggest buyer of Australia's thermal coal burned in power plants and metallurgical coal used to make steel

read more... 21/12/2020

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