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GE wins hydropower research award

  • 12 hours ago (2022-08-16)
  • David Flin

GE Research has been awarded a 30-month $4.3 million project by the US Department of Energy’s Power technologies Office to improve both the operating capacity and flexibility of hydropower assets.

EGCO of Thailand starts commercial operation of Nam Theun 1 hydropower plant

  • a day ago (2022-08-15)
  • David Flin

The Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (EGCO), Thailand’s first power generation IPP, has started commercial operation of the Nam Theun 1 hydropower plant in Laos.

Vietnam requires $8-14 billion annual investment for new power plants

  • 5 days ago (2022-08-11)
  • David Flin

Dang Hoang An, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade said: “Vietnam will need investment of between $8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid.”

Shell acquires Sprng Energy for $1.55 billion

  • 6 days ago (2022-08-10)
  • David Flin

Shell has concluded its $1.55 billion acquisition of Indian renewable energy developer Sprng Energy from investment firm Actis.

Baker Hughes buys Brush power generation unit

  • 7 days ago (2022-08-09)
  • David Flin

Baker Hughes has announced that it agreed to acquire the power generation unit of Brush Energy from private equity investors One Equity Partners.

Russia fires rockets at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

  • 8 days ago (2022-08-08)
  • David Flin

Ukraine has claimed that Russian forces fired rockets on 6 August at a spent fuel storage area at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, risking what Energoatom, the country’s nuclear power company, called a “nuclear disaster”.

TNB plans early closure of coal plants

  • 11 days ago (2022-08-05)
  • David Flin

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) of Malasia announced that it aims to install over 14 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2050 and retire some of its coal-fired assets earlier than planned.

Hitachi Energy supports advance in Germany’s energy transition

  • 12 days ago (2022-08-04)
  • David Flin

Hitachi Energy has won an order from TenneT and TransnetBW, two of Germany’s four transmission system operators, to supply a transmission solution for the SuedLink DC4 HVDC interconnection between the north and south of the country.

Iberdrola to acquire wind/solar project portfolio in Poland

  • 13 days ago (2022-08-03)
  • David Flin

Iberdrola of Spain has reached a preliminary agreement with Augusta Energy to acquire a 98 MW wind and solar project portfolio in Poland.

US nuclear regulator approves NuScale’s SMR

  • 14 days ago (2022-08-02)
  • David Flin

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has agreed to certify the first SMR, from NuScale.