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GE Grid Solutions uses X-Ray maintenance in Brazil

  • 5 hours ago (2022-12-02)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Services used digital X-ray technology to complement the preventative maintenance in Petrobras’ gas insulated substation (GIS) in the Abreu e Lima Refinery (RNEST) in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.

ACWA Power to jointly develop 2060 MW solar power project

  • a day ago (2022-12-01)
  • David Flin

ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Co. (Badeel), a unit owned by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), have signed PPAs for the development of a 2060 MW solar PV plant in Al Shuaibah, Makkah province, Saudi Arabia.

OX2 sells Finland wind farm to Helen and Bank of Ă…land

  • 2 days ago (2022-11-30)
  • David Flin

OX2, the Swedish renewable project developer, has sold its Niinimäki wind farm in Finland to Helen and Bank of Åland’s Wind Power Fund.

UK plan to develop SMRs

  • 3 days ago (2022-11-29)
  • David Flin

The UK Government is finalising a plan to support a fleet of small modular reactors (SMRs) to help decarbonise the grid faster.

Kariba Dam stops power generation to Zimbabwe due to water shortage

  • 4 days ago (2022-11-28)
  • David Flin

The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has ordered the suspension until January of electricity Generation at the Kariba Dam, which supplies power to Zimbabwe until January due to water shortage.

South Korea to cut coal generation to below 20 per cent

  • 7 days ago (2022-11-25)
  • David Flin

The South Korean government has drawn up a draft of the 10th Basic Plan for Electricity Supply and Demand. This contains a clause on reducing the share of coal-fired power generation to below 20 per cent by 2030, a rate below that of the plan released in August 2022.

World Bank to finance Ukraine tender

  • 8 days ago (2022-11-24)
  • David Flin

The World Bank is financing a tender to equip state-owned hydroelectric power plants in Ukraine with battery energy storage systems (BESS), as the country’s power infrastructure is being battered by missiles from Russia.

French regulator approves state bid to renationalise EDF

  • 9 days ago (2022-11-23)
  • David Flin

France’s financial markets regulator has approved the French Government’s plan to fully control heavily indebted EDF, which it intends to lead efforts to relaunch the nuclear power industry in the country.

US to invest $13 billion in grid

  • 10 days ago (2022-11-22)
  • David Flin

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $13 billion financing to support the upgrade and expansion of the US electric grid.

India burns more coal despite climate pledges

  • 11 days ago (2022-11-21)
  • David Flin

India’s coal-fired power output has surged much faster than any other country in the Asia-Pacific region since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.