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China to end construction of coal-fired power plants abroad

  • 7 hours ago (2021-09-23)
  • David Flin

China’s President Xi Jinping said at a UN meeting that China will stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad.

South Africa grants Karpowership licences for floating power generation

  • a day ago (2021-09-22)
  • David Flin

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has granted Turkey’s Karpowership three licences to generate power on floating gas ships at port.

Ecuador seeks $1.9 billion in private power generation investment

  • 2 days ago (2021-09-21)
  • David Flin

Ecuador’s government has announced that it will grant concessions for private companies to build and operate power generation plants and a new transmission system for the oil sector.

Gas shortage in Europe

  • 3 days ago (2021-09-20)
  • David Flin

Europe faces energy problems caused by surging wholesale prices for natural gas, raising the prospects of higher utility bills and forcing some manufacturers to halt operations.

USA to end support for coal-fired electric export credits

  • 6 days ago (2021-09-17)
  • David Flin

The USA has announced that it has joined efforts to end export credits for coal-fired power generation projects. The initiatives are sponsored by the OECD.

CK Power plans Laos hydropower plant

  • 7 days ago (2021-09-16)
  • David Flin

CK Power, the power generation arm of CH Karnchang, is conducting a feasibility study into building a hydropower plant near Luang Prabang on the Mekong River in northern Laos.

GE’s g3 technology to be used in Norway

  • 8 days ago (2021-09-15)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded a contract by Norwegian utility Elvia to deliver an SF6-free substation in Heggedal near Oslo, Norway.

Illinois legislators approve $700 million subsidy for Byron and Dresden nuclear power plants

  • 9 days ago (2021-09-14)
  • David Flin

Illinois state legislators in the USA have approved a bill promising around $700 million to support the nuclear power sector in the state.

UK Government announces £265 million subsidy for renewable energy developers

  • 10 days ago (2021-09-13)
  • David Flin

The UK Government has announced that it will provide a pot of £265 million in subsidies to support a record number of projects in the sector.

Siemens Energy to supply 1.1 GW gas plant in Taiwan

  • 13 days ago (2021-09-10)
  • David Flin

Siemens Energy, along with its consortium partner CTCI Corporation, has announced they will build the 1.1 GW Sun Ba Power Phase II Combined Cycle Power Plant in Taiwan.