Energy

Highway operators stand in the way of wind turbine installations

Investors in renewable energy sources are facing fresh obstacles at a time when the government is setting the development of the sector as a priority, with the Energy Ministry shifting its target regarding the share of RES in total energy production in 2030 from 31 percent, as provided for in the National Plan for Energy and the Climate, to 35 percent in the revised blueprint.

By the end of 2020, the First Hydrogen Refueling Stations Should Be Operational in Bulgaria

By the end of 2020, the first stations for charging cars with hydrogen should be built in Bulgaria, and by 2030 their number could reach 50. This is envisaged in a special ordinance draft, announced the press centre of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW).

Japanese Minister: We May Need to Dump Radioactive Water from Fukushima into the Ocean

Tokyo Electric Power Company will have to dispose of the radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Pacific Ocean as the company's storage capacity is running low, Japanese Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada said.

Plan to turn lignite plants into energy storage units

The European Commission is examining the possibility of turning Western Macedonia in northern Greece into an electrical energy storage center for the Balkans, in cooperation with the World Bank and companies that are seeking opportunities for the commercial development of unfledged or pilot technologies for energy storage.

FP portfolio manager Johan Meyer says investing in Cernavoda reactors 3 and 4 makes no sense financially

Investing in reactors 3 and 4 of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant are not financially justified, and the subject is politically extremely sensitive, Johan Meyer, Franklin Templeton Investments CEO and Fondul Proprietatea portfolio manager told a news conference on Wednesday. Investing in reactors 3 and 4 makes no sense financially whatsoever.

55 Nuclear Reactors Are under Construction in the World

In 2018, the nuclear power generated 2563 terawatt hours of electricity worldwide, which is up with 61 terawatt hours from a year earlier, according to the World Nuclear Association (WNA) Annual Nuclear Performance Report 2019.

The report will be formally presented and discussed during the WNA Symposium 2019 international event in London on September 5-6.

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