Julien VESSIERES

Julien VESSIERES

“Hydrogen Germany, Russia” Partners Competitors?

Hydrogen Germany, Russia, one has the technology, the other the resources. Germany could be offered hydrogen by Russia, or gas to produce it. However, in both cases this will compromise its energy independence. This situation could also accelerate the development of Nord Stream 2. Hydrogen Germany, Russia: the other Russian ambition Hydrogen in Germany should be able to benefit from the €1,000 billion investment in renewable energy (RE) planned by the European Union (EU) and...

Energy Transition in Jordan: Key Points

Jordan's energy transition is at the stage of defining ways to increase energy security and diversity of supply in the kingdom. The country has already multiplied its installed renewable energy capacity by 20 in 6 years. Jordan's energy transition: from hydrocarbons to electricity 7 key action areas The Jordanian energy transition has just been the subject of an IRENA report in collaboration with the Jordanian Ministry of Energy. This one is entitled Renewable Energy Readiness...

Solar Energy in China: The Forced to Work in Xinjiang

China's solar energy business is expected to be impacted. In this sense, following this report, the American and European Union (EU) authorities have committed themselves to prevent the entry of products made with forced labor on their territories. The impact could be significant on the solar panel market, whose production could eventually be repatriated to the West. Solar energy in China: suspicion of forced labor Onsolar power production in China,Horizon Advisory 's report claims that...

Investment in Energy: Boosting FDI to Africa

Energy investment in Africa is now facilitated by the African Energy Chamber (AEC) established in 2018. In this sense, the Investment Committee of the ACS met this Thursday, February 25 in Johannesburg to set in motion a project of massive investments in African energy. The ACS has also reiterated its concern about making its development an ecologically virtuous development. On the other hand, it underlines the small share of Africa in climate change and the...

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Green Hydrogen: EDP Develops Two Operating Units

Green hydrogen and energy storage: two new operating units will be set up by the energy company EDP. The Portuguese electricity producer, distributor and supplier is thus reaffirming its strategic focus on renewable and low-carbon energy. The Portuguese group is thus strengthening its positions to respond to energy transition efforts. It also hopes that the reorganization of its activities will attract investors. Green Hydrogen to change the industrial world Revolutionizing high-polluting industries EDP's green hydrogen...

SMR in Bulgaria: NuScale proposes its New Reactor

The SMRs in Bulgaria are expected to be deployed by the Americans, with NuScale Power having just signed an agreement with NPP-NB. More precisely, Nuscale Power and Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant New Build (NPP-NB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. This should enable them to consider the deployment of Nuscale's SMR technology at the Kozloduy power plant site. These small nuclear reactors have been experiencing renewed interest for some time. SMRs in Bulgaria from the...

Vestas Invests In Wooden Wind Turbines

Vestas has acquired shares in Swedish company Modvion, a specialist in bio-composites for wind turbine construction. The Swedish start-up's wooden wind turbine construction model has won over the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer. The Danish company hopes that this technology will help it reduce its carbon emissions by 45% per MW delivered to the market by 2030. Read on energynews.com: Renewable Energy: Vestas Uses Apple Tech Vestas invests to reduce carbon emissions Vestas is looking...

Energy Transition Asia: Moving from Coal to RE

The energy transition in Asia is all the more urgent as the Southeast region is experiencing strong growth in electricity demand. It has in fact increased by more than 6% per year over the last two decades. In 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic caused only a 1% reduction in demand. Coal-fired power generation has largely accompanied the development of the region, and continues to thrive. Nearly 20 GW are even under construction and more are in...

Gode Wind 3 Offshore Wind Farm: Substation Contracted to Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm and Ørsted choose Chantiers de l'Atlantique to manufacture the 242 MW electrical substation. This wind farm should be built in 2023 off the German coast in the North Sea. This new contract marks the leadership of the Danish company Ørsted in the European offshore wind market. Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm with 242 MW substation The electrical substation is a key component of the wind farm The Gode...

Photovoltaic power plant in Savoie: Eiffage to supply Total Quadran

The Savoie photovoltaic power plant will be wired by Eiffage Energies Systèmes, which has just signed a partnership agreement with Total Quadran. Eiffage hopes that this first experience will lead the two companies to work on more projects in the future. The first photovoltaic power plant in Savoie will be 5 MW The photovoltaic power plant in Savoie, named Mery, will be the first of its kind in the department. The 5 MW of electrical...

Iranian Nuclear: Ban on IAEA Inspections

Iran's nuclear activities, as provided for in the agreement, can be monitored by the IAEA as soon as the organization has doubts about Iran's activities. Iran has said it will block unannounced inspections by theInternational Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This is so long as the other parties to the 2015 Vienna Agreement on the Iranian Nuclear Program (JCPOA) do not meet their own obligations. This announcement comes at a time when Joe Biden is slow...

Climate Change: Latin American Hydroelectricity

Climate change is expected to have a major impact on Latin American hydroelectricity, the region's leading energy source. Hydroelectric power provides 45% of the region's energy supply. It is expected to grow further to enable the subcontinent to achieve its sustainable development goals and reduce its carbon emissions. A new report from the IEA attempts to analyze the impact of climate change on more than 86% of the installations in the sector in 13 countries...

Renewable Energy Analysis: The Report for France

An analysis of renewable energies' capacity to integrate the French energy mix was published at the end of January 2021. This study Conditions and prerequisites for the technical feasibility of a power system with a high proportion of renewable energy by 2050 follows a commission from the French Ministry of Ecological Transition to IEA and RTE. She reveals four key issues for a successful energy transition in France. The long-term objective is to analyze the...

Keystone XL: What Future for Canadian Oil?

The Keystone XL that was under construction by TC Energy in the United States has just been halted by a presidential decree from Joe Biden. It had been authorized in 2017 by Donald Trump sweeping away Barack Obama's previous refusal. The political and economic consequences of stopping the project have yet to be assessed. For Canada, this means the loss of approximately $65 billion in annual revenue. For his province of Alberta, this is an...

Nuclear power in Japan: Essential for the Transition?

Nuclear power in Japan will need to be redeployed if the country is to meet its energy transition goals of carbon neutrality by 2050. This is what the Japanese Minister of the Economy, Mr. Kajiyama, has just declared, a few weeks after heavy snowfalls that caused fears of power cuts. Currently, only nine of Japan's sixty nuclear reactors have been restarted since the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Nuclear power in Japan essential...

Wind farm: the most powerful in France will be 226 MW

The Mont des Quatre Faux wind farm project of EDF Renewables and Windvision will be the most powerful wind farm in France. On February 9, the two companies won a government tender to develop a 226 MW wind farm in the Ardennes. The issue of regional impact was central to the design of the project. The most powerful wind farm in France The Mont des Quatre Faux wind farm project wins a government call for...

Electrolysis technology: Air Liquide and Siemens join forces

Electrolysis technology is the subject of a new agreement between Air Liquide and Siemens for the development of green hydrogen. Both companies have applied for funding under the Green New Deal and are jointly participating in the German IPCEI hydrogen program. Their partnership contributes to the birth of a European ecosystem for RE. Electrolysis technology to develop green hydrogen Cooperation around a 200 MW hydrogen power plant already planned Electrolysis technology will enable the two...

Iran-US Tensions: Suspicions of Hidden Oil

Tensions between Iran and the United States have intensified since the case of suspected Iranian oil hidden in a Liberian cargo ship. Indeed, the Americans have reaffirmed their willingness to seize 2 million Iranian barrels. They invoke the country's anti-terrorism laws to justify the docking of the cargo carrying this oil. This case comes amidst uncertainty about the future of U.S.-Iran relations. Iran-U.S. tensions over fear of concealed oil Tensions between Iran and the United...

Merger acquisition: Northland and PKN ORLEN join forces

A merger and acquisition agreement has been signed between PKN ORLEN and Northland Power Inc. to co-develop the 1200 MW Baltic Power project. The 49% stake in this offshore wind project will allow Northland to position itself in the growing RE market in Central Europe. Merger acquisition signed for 25 years 1200 MW of offshore wind power Through this merger acquisition, Canadian energy producer Northland announced that it will acquire a 49% stake in the...

Oil market: between Covid-19, OPEC+ and RE in 2021

The state of the oil market in 2021 will depend on three distinct factors, according to U.S. consulting firm Wood Mackenzie. First, the fight against Covid-19. Second, decisions made by OPEC+. Third, the trajectory that the energy transition will take, especially for the refinery sector. The oil market between Covid-19 and OPEC decisions 96.7 million barrels sold per day in 2021 despite Covid-19 The oil market has been largely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. However,...

Solar power plant: start-up of Desert Harvest 1 and 2

The Desert Harvest 1 and 2 solar power plant is now built and operational according to EDF Renewables North America. The American subsidiary of the French group has just announced the news in a press release dated Friday, January 29. The solar plant will provide California with an additional 214 MW of clean energy and create jobs. 214 MW solar plant optimized to meet California demand The solar power plant consisting of the Harvest Desert...

Tesla Solar Panels: Elon Musk shows his ambitions

Tesla solar panels should soon become the leader in the solar market according to Elon Musk the CEO of the brand. The latter announced that his teams, until now dedicated to the development of the brand's Model 3 electric vehicle, would now focus on this new objective. Tesla solar panels will be very competitive Elon Musk had shown interest in developing solar panels back in 2016 with the purchase of the company SolarCity. However, the...

Solar park in India: EDEN secures 450 MW in Rajasthan

A solar park in Rajasthan, India, will again benefit from the joint expertise of Total Eren and EDF Renewables through the SECI III PV project. The two companies have secured $165 million in financing to take on this 450 MW photovoltaic park project. A solar park in India very attractive for the French industry 165 million in northern India This photovoltaic plant is attracting more and more financial interests. This is evidenced by the $165...