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Ukraine's DTEK RES to add 500 MW of renewables in 2019

Ukrainian renewables company DTEK RES expects to commission 500 MW of wind and solar power generating capacity in 2019 and to have a total of 1 GW the following year.

read more... 19/02/2019

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China starts to build world's first space-based solar power plant

With scientists revealing plans to build the first solar power station in space, China is taking its renewable energy push to new heights, said the Sydney Morning Herald.According to China's Science and Technology Daily, construction of the first experimental space power plant began in Chongqing, southwest China, weeks ago. Li Ming, senior vice president of the China Academy of Space Technology, said China is expected to become the first country to build such a plant with practical value.

read more... 18/02/2019

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EnBW, Energiekontor sign PPA for 85-MW solar park in Germany

German utility EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK) has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the output of a 85-MW solar park in northeastern Germany that will be built by project developer Energiekontor AG (ETR:EKT).

read more... 15/02/2019

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Daily (12.02.2019): European power prices for 2020 delivery tumbled on Monday tracking weaker coal and carbon markets

Uncertainty about the restart of the trade talks between U.S. and China outweighed the support from OPEC-led supply cuts on Monday. A strengthening dollar put more pressure on prices. Consequently, oil prices retreated, with Brent oil trading nearly 1% down at $61.51 a barrel. WTI futures edged 0.6% lower at $52.41 a barrel.

read more... 12/02/2019

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Daily (11.02.2019): German spot power prices plummeted by nearly 84% on Friday due to lower demand and rising wind output

Oil prices rose on Friday, due to the modest support from the news that specific trade issues might be resolved between U.S. and China by March 1. Brent oil climbed by 0.8% to $62.10 a barrel. At the same time, WTI crude edged 0.2% up at $52.72 a barrel.

read more... 11/02/2019

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