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BWRX-300 SMR chosen for Canada’s first commercial SMR

  • a day ago (2021-12-03)
  • David Flin

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has selected the BWRX-300 SMR from GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) for the Darlington new nuclear site.

Eskom CEO sees end to company crisis in shift from coal

  • 2 days ago (2021-12-02)
  • David Flin

Andre de Ruyter, CEO of Eskom of South Africa, said that the utility has an opportunity to emerge from years of crisis by shifting from coal-fired power generation to natural gas and renewables.

EDF signs PPA with RWE for Sofia offshore wind farm

  • 3 days ago (2021-12-01)
  • David Flin

EDF has signed a 15-year PPA to buy all of the electricity generated at RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the North Sea.

TotalEnergies launches its largest solar power plant in France

  • 4 days ago (2021-11-30)
  • David Flin

TotalEnergies has announced that it has launched its largest PV solar power plant in France, with a capacity of 55 MW.

EGA and GE sign MOU to cut greenhouse gases in UAE

  • 5 days ago (2021-11-29)
  • David Flin

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the biggest aluminium producer in the Middle East, and GE have signed an MOU to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its plants in the UAE.

Ghana’s Bui Power targets 259 MW solar power by 2022

  • 8 days ago (2021-11-26)
  • David Flin

Ghana’s Bui Power Authority (BPA), the body responsible for managing the Bui hydropower dam, has announced plans to construct 8 solar PV power plants with a total capacity of 259 MW in the north of the country by 2022.

Xcel plans to close coal-fired plant in Colorado

  • 9 days ago (2021-11-25)
  • David Flin

Xcel Energy has announced plans to close Colorado’s largest coal-fired power plant, Comanche 3 in Pueblo, Colorado, USA, by 2035.

Siemens Energy wins Brazilian order for LNG-to-power complex

  • 10 days ago (2021-11-24)
  • David Flin

Siemens Energy has won an order for the turnkey construction of the CCGT plant UTE GNA II, located at Port of Açu in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. 

Portugal closes last coal-fired power plant ahead of schedule

  • 11 days ago (2021-11-23)
  • David Flin

Portugal has shut down its last remaining coal-fired power plant, becoming the fourth country in the EU to do so.

Wind power exceeds 20 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

  • 12 days ago (2021-11-22)
  • David Flin

Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) passed 45.9 MW of wind turbines in wind farms for commercial operation, taking Brazil past 20 GW of installed capacity in wind power generation.