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US DOE plan to keep uneconomic coal and nuclear plants running could cost $34 billion

  • 6 hours ago (2018-07-20)
  • David Flin

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) proposal to save coal and nuclear plants from retirement could cost $34 billion over a two-year period, according to an analysis conducted by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).

Rolls-Royce to supply Chile with 265 MTU gen-sets in five power plants

  • a day ago (2018-07-19)
  • David Flin

Rolls-Royce has announced that it will supply 265 MTU Onsite Energy 16V 4000 gen-sets for five power plants to be built in Chile designed to support a growing renewable power infrastructure.

India’s renewable energy investments overtake investments into fossil fuel plants

  • 2 days ago (2018-07-18)
  • David Flin

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said in its World Energy Investment 2018 Report that investment in India’s renewable energy sector overtook those made in the country’s fossil fuel-based power generation projects for the first time in 2017.

GE Hitachi to lead development project for advanced BWRX-300 SMR

  • 3 days ago (2018-07-17)
  • David Flin

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has been selected by the US Department of Energy to lead a team of industry experts for an advanced nuclear technology development project.

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power to start new solar power project in South Africa

  • 4 days ago (2018-07-16)
  • David Flin

The Saudi Arabian renewable energy developer ACWA Power has said that it will start construction this year on a 100 MW solar energy plant in South Africa.

Siemens launches performance enhancement for SGT-800 gas turbines

  • 7 days ago (2018-07-13)
  • David Flin

Siemens has introduced a new SGT-800 performance enhancement suitable for all existing SGT-800 gas turbines with 43-47.5 MW ratings.

Siemens Gamesa to install two onshore wind farm projects in South Africa

  • 8 days ago (2018-07-12)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply two onshore wind farms in South Africa, with a total of 109 turbines.

Uzbekistan and Russia reach agreement on construction of new nuclear power plant

  • 9 days ago (2018-07-11)
  • David Flin

It has been reported that Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation, and officials from Uzbekistan have reached an agreement to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan.

Siemens and SPIC sign MoU for technology collaboration

  • 10 days ago (2018-07-10)
  • David Flin

Siemens and State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) of China have signed an MoU to confirm their intention of technology collaboration in the field of heavy duty gas turbines.

Monster pumped hydroelectric plan for Loch Ness

  • 11 days ago (2018-07-09)
  • David Flin

Intelligent Land Investments (ILI), a property management company in Hamilton, Scotland, has proposed building a 2.4 GWh pumped hydroelectric project near Loch Ness in Scotland.