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Clean coal power plant ordered to run on natural gas

  • 18 hours ago (2017-06-23)
  • David Flin

Regulators in Mississippi, USA, are drafting a plan for the utility Southern Company to use only natural gas at its clean coal power plant in Kemper County, and that it not be allowed to recoup the cost of the expensive coal portion of the power plant by charging ratepayers.

GE to provide 66 MW of wind power to Japan’s Akita region

  • a day ago (2017-06-22)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy has announced an agreement with Shimizu Corporation to supply 22 3.2-103 wind turbines for the Akita Katagami wind farm in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan.

Nuclear power vital to meet Middle East water demand

  • 2 days ago (2017-06-21)
  • David Flin

Seawater desalination through nuclear energy could solve the predicted problems of water-stressed areas, according to experts at the AtomExpo atomic energy summit in Moscow.

First GE 9HA gas turbine enters service in Russia

  • 3 days ago (2017-06-20)
  • David Flin

The first GE 9HA gas turbine in Russia has entered service at a power plant in Kazan, in Tatarstan.

Turkey to start building first nuclear power plant in 2018

  • 4 days ago (2017-06-19)
  • David Flin

The Turkish subsidiary of Russia’s nuclear energy company Rosatom said that it plans to launch its project to build Turkey’s first nuclear power plant in 2018.

GE merges power units and appoints new President and CEO of GE Power

  • 7 days ago (2017-06-16)
  • David Flin

GE has announced that it will combine its power and energy distribution businesses to create its largest unit by revenue.

GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji sign 10-year full service agreement in Turkey

  • 8 days ago (2017-06-15)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji have concluded negotiations to broaden their cooperation agreement into a comprehensive 10-year Full Service Agreement (FSA), complemented by a 2-year trial of GE’s Predix-powered Digital Wind Farm solutions.

Westinghouse launches accident tolerant nuclear fuel

  • 9 days ago (2017-06-14)
  • David Flin

Westinghouse Electric Company has launched its accident-tolerant fuel solution, EnCore Fuel. The announcement was made during the company’s Fuel Users’ Group Meeting, attended by nuclear fuel customers from around the world.

Coal India signs agreement for 1000 MW solar power projects

  • 10 days ago (2017-06-13)
  • David Flin

State-owned Coal India has signed an agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India to set up a total of 1000 MW of solar power plants in different parts of the country.

Rosatom may acquire wind power projects in India

  • 11 days ago (2017-06-12)
  • David Flin

Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation has said that, because of the opportunities offered in India green energy sector, it is planning to enter the country’s renewable energy sector.

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