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Egypt and EU discuss renewable energy cooperation

  • 2 hours ago (2022-05-23)
  • David Flin

Egypt and the EU have held a meeting to discuss cooperation in the fields of energy, climate change, environment, and green transformation.

Delay at UK’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant

  • 3 days ago (2022-05-20)
  • David Flin

EDF has announced that the already much-delayed Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in southwest England will open a year later and cost £3 billion more than the previous estimates.

EU sets out plan to speed up green energy transition

  • 4 days ago (2022-05-19)
  • David Flin

The European Commission has announced the REPowerEU plan, aimed at rapidly reducing dependence on Russian fossil fuels and speeding up the green energy transition.

Drax submits plans for £500 million pumped storage hydro project

  • 5 days ago (2022-05-18)
  • David Flin

British power generator Drax has applied to build a £500 million 600 MW underground pumped storage hydropower station at its existing Cruachan hydropower plant in Scotland.

GE secures first 9HA CCGT order in Vietnam to be powered with LNG

  • 6 days ago (2022-05-17)
  • David Flin

GE has announced that it has won an order from Samsung C&T to supply power generation equipment for PetroVietnam Power’s Nhon Trach 3&4 power plant in Ong Keo Industrial Park, 70 km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City.

Eskom increase length of daily power cut

  • 7 days ago (2022-05-16)
  • David Flin

South Africa’s state power utility Eskom has announced that it has increased the hours of daily power cut temporarily, because it lost more generation capacity.

Vietnam to boost domestic coal production

  • 10 days ago (2022-05-13)
  • David Flin

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade announced that the Vietnam National Coal Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin), the country’s state-owned coal miner, will boost production to meet rising demand.

IAEA approves Uganda’s plan for nuclear power plant

  • 11 days ago (2022-05-12)
  • David Flin

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has cleared Uganda to start building a 2000 MW nuclear power plant.

Shell to acquire 9.6 GW renewable power company in India

  • 12 days ago (2022-05-11)
  • David Flin

Shell has announced that it plans to acquire Sprng Energy for $1.55 billion, a renewable energy company in India owned by the investment firm Actis.

Botswana invites bids to build 200 MW solar plant

  • 13 days ago (2022-05-10)
  • David Flin

Botswana has invited bids from IPPs to build a 200 MW solar PV power plant to boost power generation and increase the proportion of renewable energy.