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UK ABWR GDA approved by regulators

  • a day ago (2017-12-15)
  • David Flin

Hitachi and Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy have announced that the UK ABWR has successfully completed the UK Nuclear Regulators’ Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process within the target period of five years.

NYISO says power sufficient after Indian Point retirement

  • 2 days ago (2017-12-14)
  • David Flin

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), the grid operator for New York state’s power grid, has said in a report that the state will have enough electricity after the closure of two reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2020 and 2021.

Siemens wins 1.3 GW contracts in Libya

  • 3 days ago (2017-12-13)
  • David Flin

Siemens has announced that it has signed contracts with the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to expand Libya’s power generation capacity by around 1.3 GW.


GE Power to extend substation to connect 120 MW of wind power to Egypt’s national grid

  • 4 days ago (2017-12-12)
  • David Flin

GE Power has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for the extension of the Gabal El Zayt 22/220 kV Gas Insulated Substation, connecting an additional 120 MW of power to the national grid by the end of 2018.

China to build world’s biggest floating solar project

  • 5 days ago (2017-12-11)
  • David Flin

A unit of China Three Gorges Corporation has announced that it will construct a $151 million floating solar power plant, the largest in the world, in the Chinese province of Anhui.

GE to cut 12,000 power jobs in changing market

  • 8 days ago (2017-12-08)
  • David Flin

GE has announced that it will cut 12,000 jobs worldwide in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels.

South Korea’s Kepco chosen as preferred bidder for UK’s Moorside nuclear project

  • 9 days ago (2017-12-07)
  • David Flin

South Korea’s Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) has won preferred bidder status for Toshiba’s NuGen, the business developing the Moorside nuclear project in Cumbria, UK.

GE HA gas turbine available at 64 per cent efficiency

  • 10 days ago (2017-12-06)
  • David Flin

GE Power has announced that its largest and most efficient gas turbine, the HA, is available at over 64 per cent efficiency in combined cycle plants.

Israel signs agreement to join US-led Power Africa Initiative

  • 11 days ago (2017-12-05)
  • David Flin

Israel has signed an agreement to join the US-led Power Africa Initiative in Jerusalem on 4 December.

UK Government to fund development of SMRs

  • 12 days ago (2017-12-04)
  • David Flin

The UK Government is expected to fund development of the first generation of small modular reactors (SMRs) in Britain later this week, with up to £100 million being made available.

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