The Bulgarian Government has published a draft national strategy for targeting a further 2,645 MW of installed electricity generation capacity from renewable sources, mostly photovoltaic plants, by the end of 2030, in line with the EU’s goals for green energy transition.
The South African cabinet has approved a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, while still planning to build 1000 MW of new coal-fired capacity by 2030.
The Australian Government has announced its support for a new gas-fired power plant in Hunter Valley, New South Wales, to replace the ageing Liddell coal-fired power station.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected by EDF RE and Mitsui & Co to supply equipment for the 87 MW Taza onshore wind farm in Morocco.
Reuters has reported that EDF Energy will shut Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant in southwest England earlier than planned.
The Greek Government has announced plans to invest €5 billion in phasing out coal-fired power generation by 2028.
In the General Election campaign in New Zealand, the Labour Party has pledged that it would aim to make 100 per cent of the country’s electricity generation renewable by 2030 if elected, five years ahead of the current Government target.
Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) has signed a cooperation agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries to build a floating wind power plant at Donghae Gas Field 1 in the East Sea off South Korea.
GE has been selected as the successful bidder for the 6500 MW Hsinta and Taichung combined cycle power plants initiated by Taiwan Power Company (TPC).
The Queensland state government has boosted its chances of reaching a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030 with the establishment of a $500 million Renewable Energy Fund.