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Xcel Energy Colorado announces power plan to use 55 per cent renewable sources

  • 15 days ago (2018-06-08)
  • David Flin

Xcel Energy Colorado has announced a new power plan that the utility said could save customers $215 million, cut carbon emissions by half, and increase renewable energy sources to 55 per cent of its energy portfolio by 2026.

Funding for expansion of Zimbabwe’s Hwange coal-fired plant achieved

  • 16 days ago (2018-06-07)
  • David Flin

Zimbabwe has closed $1.4 billion funding for a 600 MW expansion project at the coal-fired Hwange power plant, drawing on financing from China’s Eximbank.

Siemens to develop Keadby 2 in UK

  • 17 days ago (2018-06-06)
  • David Flin

Siemens and the Scottish energy company SSE have announced that they will collaborate to build Keadby 2 in Lincolnshire, UK, which will be a highly-efficient gas-fired power plant, achieving 63 per cent efficiency.

UK Government to invest £5 billion in Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant

  • 18 days ago (2018-06-05)
  • David Flin

The UK Government has announced that it has reached an agreement with Hitachi to invest £5 billion into the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales.

Record amount of renewable energy installed in 2017

  • 19 days ago (2018-06-04)
  • David Flin

Research by the renewables policy organisation REN21 has shown that a record amount of renewable power capacity was installed worldwide in 2017 as the cost of wind and solar became even more competitive with fossil fuels.

Two Wisconsin utilities to partner on $390 million solar projects

  • 22 days ago (2018-06-01)
  • David Flin

Wisconsin Public Service, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, and Madison Gas and Electric have announced a plan to invest $390 million into two solar power projects that would be the first of their size in Wisconsin, USA.

Kansai cuts prices on restart of Ohi nuclear power plant

  • 23 days ago (2018-05-31)
  • David Flin

Kansai Electric Power Company of Japan has announced that it will cut its electricity rates by an average of 5.36 per cent following the restart of units 3 and 4 of its Ohi nuclear power plant.

Enphase Energy announces 4.5 MW solar installation in India

  • 24 days ago (2018-05-30)
  • David Flin

Enphase Energy and Waaree Energies have announced the installation of a 4.5 MW solar power plant based on Waaree Enphase AC modules.

Fire at Anapara power station in Sonbhadra, India, causes plant shut down

  • 25 days ago (2018-05-29)
  • David Flin

A large fire broke out at the Anpara Thermal Power Station in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India on 28 May.

GNF awarded $250 million contract to fuel Entergy BWRs

  • 26 days ago (2018-05-28)
  • David Flin

Global Nuclear Fuel has announced that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Entergy Nuclear to continue to fuel its boiling water reactors.