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GE wins substation contract for offshore wind farm off Scotland

  • 9 days ago (2020-01-17)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded a project for the design, supply, construction, and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, 12 miles off the Fife coast in Scotland.

Hyundai E&C consortium wins $750 million order to build CCGT in Algeria

  • 10 days ago (2020-01-16)
  • David Flin

Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C) Consortium, (Hyundai E&C, Hyundai Engineering, and POSCO International) has won a $750 million order to build a combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Algeria.

South Africa to embrace private power generation

  • 11 days ago (2020-01-15)
  • David Flin

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the country will encourage efforts by businesses to generate their own power.

Canadian nuclear power plant sends emergency alert in error

  • 12 days ago (2020-01-14)
  • David Flin

Pickering Nuclear Generating Station in Ontario, Canada sent out an emergency alert about an “incident” at around 07:30 local time on 12 January to people living within six miles of the facility.

Puerto Rico’s largest power plant could be offline for a year

  • 16 days ago (2020-01-10)
  • David Flin

Jose Ortiz, Executive Director of the power utility PREPA, said that Puerto Rico’s largest power plant could remain out of action for up to a year because of earthquake damage.

JinkoSolar to launch 150MW solar power in Cambodia

  • 17 days ago (2020-01-09)
  • David Flin

JinkoSolar Holding has announced that it is to supply photovoltaic panels for three solar power plants in Cambodia with a combined capacity of 150MW.

Financing approved for 565MW gas-fired power plant in Brazil

  • 18 days ago (2020-01-08)
  • David Flin

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS), Patria Investments, and Shell have announced the signing of a contract with Brazil’s state-owned development bank BNDES to finance the gas-fired Marlim Azul Energia power plant, in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro state.

SSE refused permission for oil-fired power plant in Ireland

  • 19 days ago (2020-01-07)
  • David Flin

Scottish energy company SSE has had planning permission refused for its plans to develop an oil-fired power generation plant at Platin, Co Meath, Ireland.

Vietnam to buy 1500 GWh of power annually from Laos

  • 20 days ago (2020-01-06)
  • David Flin

Vietnam’s state power utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has announced it will buy around 1500 GWh of electricity a year from Laos for two years starting in 2021.

Plans progress for UK-France power link

  • 23 days ago (2020-01-03)
  • David Flin

Registration of interested parties has started for the Aquind HVDC power project, after its application was accepted for examination by the Planning Inspectorate.