Czech-based coal mining and energy group EPH has announced that it has signed a deal to buy the French assets of the German energy company Uniper, without disclosing the value of the deal.
China has launched its longest extra-high voltage (EHV) power transmission line, connecting the far western region of Xinjiang and the eastern province of Anhui.
MidAmerican Energy Company has selected Siemens Gamesa to repower the 429.3 MW Rolling Hills wind power project.
Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment for the UAE, said that Abu Dhabi would soon receive a 2GW solar power plant to be built in the capital’s Al Dhafra region.
Siemens delivered a converter for a grid stabilisation system for voltage regulation to the German transmission grid operator Amprion, the one-hundredth STATCOM (static synchronous compensator) from its SVC PLUS series.
GE Steam Power and AAEM Turbine Technology, a joint venture between AtomEnergoMash JSC (AEM) and GE, have begun manufacturing for the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant project in Turkey with the start of manufacturing activities in Belfort, France, for the Arabelle steam turbine.
Figures from the US Department of Energy indicate that a new milestone was set for the country in April when more electricity was generated via renewable sources than from coal.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that the Haliade-X 12MW nacelle and 107m long blade will be shipped to the UK as part of an advanced technology testing programme before it enters serial production in 2021.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has established MHPS (Philippines) Plant Services Corporation as a new company to provide services for thermal power generation facilities in the Philippines.
Renewable energy project developer SIMEC Atlantis Energy has announced that it will partner with GE’s Power Conversion business to develop the world’s largest tidal stream turbine.