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Deal reached by Dominion Energy to keep Millstone nuclear power plant open

  • 17 hours ago (2019-03-18)
  • David Flin

Dominion Energy has announced that it has reached an agreement with utilities in Connecticut, USA, to keep the 2088 MW Millstone nuclear power station in service for at least another ten years.

World Bank and AfDB commit $47 billion to finance African climate control projects

  • 3 days ago (2019-03-15)
  • David Flin

The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced that they will commit over $47 billion by 2025 to help African countries tackle the effects of climate change.

Turkey targets 2000 MW geothermal power generation capacity by 2020

  • 4 days ago (2019-03-14)
  • David Flin

The Turkish Association of Geothermal Investors (JESDER) has said that it expects there to be a geothermal-based power generation capacity of 2000 MW by 2020, up from its current level of 1347 MW.

Italy’s Eni starts work on solar power plants in Pakistan and Tunisia

  • 5 days ago (2019-03-13)
  • David Flin

Eni, the Italian oil and gas giant, has announced that it has started building new solar power plants in Tunisia and Pakistan.

GE to digitise Sorgenia’s gas power plant fleet in Italy

  • 6 days ago (2019-03-12)
  • David Flin

Sorgenia Power has contracted GE to make its Termoli combined cycle power plant more efficient, reliable, flexible, and enhance its digital capabilities.

World Bank launches offshore wind power programme in developing countries

  • 7 days ago (2019-03-11)
  • David Flin

The World Bank has announced that it is launching a new programme to fast-track the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries.

UK plans big increase in offshore wind power

  • 10 days ago (2019-03-08)
  • David Flin

The UK Government has announced that it wants offshore wind farms to provide one-third of the country’s electricity by 2030.

Siddiqsons plan $110 million investment in Pakistan solar power generation

  • 11 days ago (2019-03-07)
  • David Flin

Siddiqsons Limited plans to set up two solar power plants, each of 50 MW, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, with a total investment of $110 million.

Coal-fired power increase to meet Vietnam’s needs

  • 12 days ago (2019-03-06)
  • David Flin

Vietnam’s power industry is forecast to see a rise in coal-powered generation as a cheap way of meeting the country’s rapidly rising power demands.

FPL announces plans to build four new solar power plants in 2019

  • 13 days ago (2019-03-05)
  • David Flin

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) of the USA has announced plans to build four new solar power plants scheduled to start providing power to customers by early 2020.