The British manufacturer Rolls-Royce has expanded its portfolio of MTU engines to include uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, based on Kinolt technology. Rolls-Royce bought Kinolt in 2020 and is marketing the firm’s flywheel energy storage and power supply systems under the name mtu Kinetic PowerPacks from February 1.
Wartsila and Huaneng Jiangsu, part of China Huaneng Group - one of the country’s largest utilities, have agreed to jointly develop sustainable power solutions. The aim is to enhance internal combustion engine (ICE) technology to integrate more renewable energy into the grid in Jiangsu province, north of Shanghai.
Siemens Energy has set up an Innovation Center at Shenzhen – next to the one in Suzhou – with a focus on advanced gas turbines, green hydrogen and smart energy. Benefiting from the local industrial base in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the center strives to scale-up and commercialise research results.
Offshore wind will be harvested at an industrial scale to produce green hydrogen under a €120 million development by Siemens Energy and Gamesa. The companies intend to provide a full-scale offshore demo solution by 2025/26, supporting the German government’s goal to decarbonise transport and heavy industry.