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Strike affects French nuclear and coal generation units

  • 13 hours ago (2019-01-22)
  • David Flin

France’s electricity grid operator RTE has said that a strike in the French power sector has reduced generation at EDF’s 1300 MW St Alban 1 nuclear reactor by around 80 per cent.

Orsted suspends wind power facility construction in Taiwan

  • a day ago (2019-01-21)
  • David Flin

The Danish firm Orsted has announced that it has suspended its part in Taiwan’s offshore wind power development.

Hitachi suspends work on Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station in UK

  • 4 days ago (2019-01-18)
  • David Flin

Hitachi has announced that it will suspend work on the £13 billion Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Anglesey, north Wales, due to rising costs.

Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine

  • 5 days ago (2019-01-17)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the world’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine.

Solar Wolf Energy to install 5 MW solar farm in New Hampshire, USA

  • 6 days ago (2019-01-16)
  • David Flin

Solar Wolf Energy, a solar power and system installer based in Massachusetts, USA, has announced that it will construct and commission a 5 MW agricultural solar farm in Concord, New Hampshire. 

EBRD to invest $240 million in Uzbekistan power sector

  • 7 days ago (2019-01-15)
  • David Flin

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a loan of $240 million to JSC Uzbekenergo for the addition of extra generation capacity at the Talimarjan power plant in south Uzbekistan.

Bangladesh plans to export power to Nepal

  • 8 days ago (2019-01-14)
  • David Flin

The Bangladesh Government has announced that it will initiate a process to export surplus electricity to Nepal during winter months, when Bangladesh has a fall in levels of domestic consumption.

Saudi Arabia closes $500 million wind farm deal

  • 11 days ago (2019-01-11)
  • David Flin

Saudi Arabia has awarded a contract for the Kingdom’s first utility-scale wind farm.

World Bank to lend $100 million for Pakistan’s Sindh solar energy project

  • 12 days ago (2019-01-10)
  • David Flin

Pakistan and the World Bank have signed a financing agreement worth $100 million for the Sindh Solar Energy Project.

State Grid of China constructing five pumped storage power plants

  • 13 days ago (2019-01-09)
  • David Flin

The State Grid Corporation of China, which runs the majority of the nation’s electricity distribution networks, is constructing five pumped storage power plants to increase domestic new energy power generation.