Russian gas giant Gazprom has confirmed preparations for the laying out of the second string of the two-line TurkStream natural gas pipeline to Turkey, but denied reports the pipe-laying had “secretly” started, Kallanish Energy learns.
UK power generator Drax has revealed plans to convert one of three remaining coal-fired units to natural gas, while studying the potential for additional conversions to biomass, Kallanish Energy reports.
Irish renewables developer Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) will finally be able to proceed with its £2 billion ($2.6 billion) offshore wind project in Scotland, following the end of a two-year legal battle with a birds’ charity, Kallanish Energy learns.
Polish state-run energy company PGNiG said in a preliminary operations report late on Wednesday that its liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports have more than doubled in the second quarter of 2017, compared to the same period a year ago.
UK supermajor BP said on Wednesday it has expanded its carbon offset portfolio for 2017 with new projects in India, Peru, China and Mexico expected to reduce up to 2.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per year.
Horizon Nuclear Power, the UK arm of Japan’s Hitachi, said on Wednesday it has signed a partnership with Spanish engineering company Tecnatom to provide nuclear training services to the company, Kallanish Energy reports.