China’s President Xi Jinping said at a UN meeting that China will stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad.
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’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.
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.
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, 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 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 state legislators in the USA have approved a bill promising around $700 million to support the nuclear power sector in the state.
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, 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.