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Qatar plans to generate 4 GW renewable electricity by 2030

  • 19 days ago (2024-04-29)
  • David Flin

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation has launched the Qatar National Renewable Energy Strategy (QNRES) which plans to increase renewable power generation to 4 GW by 2030.

South Korea faces looming nuclear waste crisis

  • 22 days ago (2024-04-26)
  • David Flin

South Korea is facing the issue of saturation of its capacity to store spent nuclear fuel by 2030.

Eskom has 29 days without load-shedding

  • 23 days ago (2024-04-25)
  • David Flin

Eskom has announced that it has gone more than 29 days without load-shedding, which it attributes to sustained electricity generation capacity and sufficient emergency reserves.

Azerbaijan launches first renewables auction

  • 24 days ago (2024-04-24)
  • David Flin

Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy, with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), has announced the country’s first renewable energy auction for a 100 MW solar power plant project in Gobustan.

US EPA to drop hydrogen from power plant rule

  • 25 days ago (2024-04-23)
  • David Flin

Sources close to the Biden Administration have said that it is likely green hydrogen will be dropped from the plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.

EIA predicts US hydropower to increase by 6 per cent in 2024

  • 26 days ago (2024-04-22)
  • David Flin

According to a report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), US hydropower electricity generation is expected to rise by 6 per cent from the low of 2023 to 250 TWh.

GE Vernova announces strategic initiatives with Iraq to strength power sector

  • 29 days ago (2024-04-19)
  • David Flin

GE Vernova has announced that it has launched multiple strategic initiatives with Iraq to boost generation and enhance the availability of power supply across the country.

OPG to refurbish historical Niagara hydropower plants

  • a month ago (2024-04-17)
  • David Flin

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) of Canada has announced plans to refurbish its hydropower stations in Niagara, including the Sir Adam Beck Complex at Niagara Falls.

Nigerian national grid collapses again

  • a month ago (2024-04-16)
  • David Flin

Nigeria has suffered its sixth national grid collapse of 2024, as electricity generation on the system dropped from 2583 MW at 2am on 15 April to 64 MW at 3am that day.

Indian government orders gas-fired power plants to operate at full capacity

  • a month ago (2024-04-15)
  • David Flin

The Indian government has issued directives for gas-fired power plants to operate at maximum capacity from May 1 to June 30, to meet escalating power demand expected from the anticipated heat wave.