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Oman’s largest utility-scale solar PV IPP

  • 14 days ago (2019-05-06)
  • David Flin

A consortium composed of ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Alternative Energy Projects Co (AEPC) has executed the project agreements for the Ibri-2 IPP with the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP).

Iraq launches first round of solar energy investment

  • 17 days ago (2019-05-03)
  • David Flin

The Iraqi Ministry of Energy has launched the first round of investment in solar energy projects, with a targeted capacity of 755 MW.

US NRC approves South Korea’s APR1400 reactor design for use in USA

  • 18 days ago (2019-05-02)
  • David Flin

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has certified the APR1400 reactor developed by Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP).

Iran to expand Bushehr nuclear power plant

  • 19 days ago (2019-05-01)
  • David Flin

Iran has announced that it will move forward on construction of two additional units at Bushehr, as part of an agreement with Russia’s Rosatom.

Iraq approves Siemens power plan

  • 20 days ago (2019-04-30)
  • David Flin

The Iraqi Government has said that it has approved a plan from Siemens to develop power stations in the country in a deal said to be worth $15 billion.

Lekki district in Lagos, Nigeria hit by blackout

  • 21 days ago (2019-04-29)
  • David Flin

The whole of Lekki district in Lagos, Nigeria, was subject to a total blackout following a complete system collapse starting 15.09 hours on 28 April.

JinkoSolar supplies 100MW of solar modules to Vietnam power project

  • 23 days ago (2019-04-27)
  • David Flin

JinkoSolar has announced that it has supplied 100 MW of high-efficiency solar modules for the Srepok 1 and Quang Minh Solar Power Plant Complex, one of Vietnam’s largest solar power projects.

Siemens Gamesa wins two US orders for SG 4.5-145 wind turbines

  • 24 days ago (2019-04-26)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected by EDF Renewables North America to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects, located in the USA.

GE’s AGP upgrade improves efficiency and output at Egypt’s West Damietta power plant

  • 25 days ago (2019-04-25)
  • David Flin

GE Power has announced the completion of Advanced Gas Path (AGP) upgrades on four 9E gas turbines at East Delta Electricity Production Company’s 1.5 GW West Damietta power plant in lower Egypt.

ADB offers support for Pacific renewable power projects

  • 26 days ago (2019-04-24)
  • David Flin

The Asian Development Bank has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will provide financing support for renewable power projects in Pacific island countries.