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India’s solar power generation reaches 11.3 TWh for first quarter 2019

  • 20 hours ago (2019-05-20)
  • David Flin

India’s efforts to boost its solar power generation capacity has enabled it to achieve the goal of generating 11.3 TWh in a single quarter, exceeding 10 TWh for the first time.

Genesis Energy signs 20-year deal with New Zealand wind farm

  • 3 days ago (2019-05-17)
  • David Flin

New Zealand’s biggest retail power company, Genesis Energy, has announced that it will buy the energy from the planned Tilt Renewables wind farm in South Taranaki.

OG&E wins state approval to buy two power plants in Oklahoma

  • 4 days ago (2019-05-16)
  • David Flin

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company (OG&E), subsidiary of OGE, has received approval from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) for acquiring two power plants in the US state.

GE signs contract to upgrade Azito Power Plant in Ivory Coast

  • 5 days ago (2019-05-15)
  • David Flin

Azito Energie has announced that it has signed a contract with GE for the deployment of GE’s Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) software for two GT13E2 gas turbines and two generators at the Azito III site, located in the Yopougon district of Ivory Coast.

ENGIE to sell German and Dutch coal assets

  • 6 days ago (2019-05-14)
  • David Flin

French utility ENGIE has announced that it is selling its shares in coal-fired power stations in the Netherlands and Germany.

Dhybrid to build several 2 MW hybrid solar power plants in Senegal

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

The German company Dhybrid has been selected to build several small hybrid solar power plants with a total capacity of 2 MW in Senegal.

Low water levels lead to power cuts in Zimbabwe

  • 10 days ago (2019-05-10)
  • David Flin

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has said that the recent wave of power cuts being experienced across the country are the result of reduced generation capacity at Kariba Hydropower Plant.

Irish CO2 emissions plunge after coal-fired power plant shutdown

  • 11 days ago (2019-05-09)
  • David Flin

Emissions of CO2 in Ireland fell sharply last year, the decline outpacing that of the wider EU, in a period that included the closure of ESB’s coal-fired Moneypoint Power Plant.

Siemens to exit power, gas, and renewables business

  • 12 days ago (2019-05-08)
  • David Flin

Siemens has announced that it will be spinning its gas and power division off into a separately managed company, and cutting over 10,000 jobs.

Siemens and TÜV SÜD partner to strengthen digital safety and security for energy sector

  • 13 days ago (2019-05-07)
  • David Flin

Siemens and TÜV SÜD are collaborating to provide digital safety and security assessment to address the growing risk of cyberattacks on critical energy infrastructure.