Royal Dutch Shell Plc has taken the plunge into Australia’s energy market with a $418 million deal to buy ERM Power Ltd., the nation’s second-largest electricity retailer to commercial and industrial customers, as it drives toward a goal to become the world’s top power producer by 2030.
Statkraft AS joined with Statera Energy to build 1 gigawatt of storage in the U.K. with a backup generator fueled by natural gas, part of an effort to profit from the nation’s need to balance its power grid.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc could ramp up acquisitions of electricity producers to achieve its target of becoming the world’s biggest power company by the 2030s, according to analysis by Sanford C Bernstein Ltd.
Some projects to develop new power cables between the U.K. and France are on hold because of uncertainties related to Brexit, throwing into question the delivery of infrastructure intended to reduce electricity costs in the U.K.
Royal Dutch Shell plans to become the world’s biggest power company despite electricity’s historically narrow margins.
The year ended with exciting headlines about wind power having generated more than 100% of Scotland’s electricity requirements on 20 out of 30 days in November.
State Grid Corp. of China has started up the world’s longest and most-powerful ultra-high voltage power line from its far northwest to the heavily populated east.
Away from Britain’s struggles with the European Union over Brexit, there’s another conflict with the bloc that threatens the nation’s electricity supply.
Funding has been secured to push ahead with two major energy projects in Fife and at Grangemouth.
Serious concern has been raised by islanders in Orkney over plans for a new power line, more than a third higher than the existing lines on the isles.
For almost two decades, Einar Aas was the most successful trader on one of Europe’s largest power markets. He was also a phantom.
Bright and breezy days are becoming a deeper nightmare for utilities struggling to earn a return on traditional power plants.
Plans by Rolls-Royce to cut 4,600 jobs over the next few years have sparked calls to protect posts at the engineering firm’s bases in northern Scotland.
U.K. utilities may have to delay or give up on building power stations as new generators won only a fraction of the capacity offered in a tender to provide backup electricity.
There’s a growing debate over how much power will be sucked up by the world’s growing ranks of cryptocurrency miners.
Natural gas in balmy Texas is feeling the chill of California’s snowy peaks 1,200 miles away.
A pioneering kite powered renewable energy source is in the running for a top planning award.
The first MHI Vestas wind turbine has started producing power at the Nobelwind offshore windfarm in the Belgian North Sea.
I am never quite clear why the government department that is now BEIS publish the latest breakdown of how power was generated to the grid a few days before Christmas, but it does mean there is less attention than there should be on what those changes show us.
France and the U.K. are the two nations in Europe most at risk of power shortages this winter, particularly if there is a cold snap in early December or January.
South Africa's government has decided to delay long-term nuclear power expansion plans, according to a document.
Dong Energy said earnings increased by 7% in its third quarter results driven by a 19% increase in wind power.
Slovakian Nuclear Regulatory Authority delays completion of third block at Mochovce nuclear power plant
The Nuclear Regulatory Authority in Slovakia said the expected completion of a third block at the Mochovce nuclear power plant has been delayed by a year to November 2017.
The new head of the National Grid has said a “smart energy revolution” will help Britain avoid blackouts.
Norwegian power company BKK said it will reduce its headcount by up to 150 positions by 2020.