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Crowley partners with BWXT to develop nuclear power generation ships

  • 2 hours ago (2023-09-21)
  • David Flin

Crowley and BWX Technologies have signed an MOU on the development of a power generation vessel using an SMR.

Nigeria power grid collapses again

  • a day ago (2023-09-20)
  • David Flin

Nigeria is in the grip and another widespread blackout as the country’s power grid collapsed catastrophically for the third time in five days.

Germany to pass 50 per cent mark for renewable power this year

  • 2 days ago (2023-09-19)
  • David Flin

Robert Habeck, Germany’s Economy Minister, said that the country is likely to generate more than 50 per cent of its power from renewable energy this year, but that it needs to increase the speed of its transition.

Turkiye plans nuclear power plant near Greece border

  • 3 days ago (2023-09-18)
  • David Flin

Turkiye has nearly reached a second agreement with China to build a nuclear power plant in eastern Thrace, near the border with Greece.

Nigeria restoring power after nationwide blackouts

  • 6 days ago (2023-09-15)
  • David Flin

Nigeria’s electricity distribution companies reported “a total system collapse” on 14 September as a result of a fire on a major transmission line.

UK wind capacity surpasses gas power capacity for the first time

  • 7 days ago (2023-09-14)
  • David Flin

The Drax Electric Insights report from Imperial College London said that in Q2 2023, wind power generation exceeded gas power production, and that UK wind power capacity now exceeds gas power capacity.

USA’s Palisades nuclear power plant may restart with new deal

  • 8 days ago (2023-09-13)
  • David Flin

Holtec International and Wolverine Power Corporation have announced that they have entered into a long-term PPA that could enable the restart of the 800 MW Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert Township, Michigan, USA.

Avaada Energy signs renewables MOU with AEW

  • 9 days ago (2023-09-12)
  • David Flin

Indian solar developer Avaada Energy has signed an MOU with Al Jomaih Energy and Water (AEW) of Saudi Arabia to develop renewable power generation projects in Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries.

Hitachi Energy to supply technology for UK’s longest HVDC link

  • 10 days ago (2023-09-11)
  • David Flin

Hitachi Energy has been selected by SSEN Transmission and National Grid to supply two HVDC converter stations to interconnect the Scottish and English power grids.

Chubu Electric to buy stake in NuScale Power

  • 13 days ago (2023-09-08)
  • David Flin

Japan’s Chubu Electric Power has said it will buy a stake in NuScale Power of the US from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC).