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Two nuclear power plants in Florida to close ahead of Hurricane Irma

  • 16 days ago (2017-09-08)
  • David Flin

Florida Power and Light (FPL) has announced that it will be shutting off operation at its Turkey Point and St Lucie nuclear power plants on the Atlantic coast before the arrival of Hurricane Irma.

Hacking campaign has targeted US energy sector

  • 17 days ago (2017-09-07)
  • David Flin

A report released by the computer software protection company Symantec has said that hackers have been implanting malware in the international energy sector, including the USA, in a campaign dating back to 2015.

Siemens Gamesa to repower two wind farms in Texas

  • 18 days ago (2017-09-06)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been selected by NextEra Energy Resources to repower two wind farms in Texas.

New Japanese solar power plant leaves room for mushrooms

  • 19 days ago (2017-09-05)
  • David Flin

In 2013, the Japanese Government partially relaxed restrictions on the use of farmland for solar power generation, provided it was simultaneously used for agriculture.

Trade union action looms over Sri Lanka’s disputed LNG power plan

  • 20 days ago (2017-09-04)
  • David Flin

Engineers of state-run Ceylon Electricity Board have given notice of trade union action over a generation plan that they claim show LNG power plants were shown to be cheaper than coal.

Duke Energy drops plans to build Levy Nuclear Power Project

  • 23 days ago (2017-09-01)
  • David Flin

Duke Energy Florida has announced that it will terminate all plans to build its Levy Nuclear Power Project.

GE to install wind turbines for 150 MW project in Pakistan

  • 24 days ago (2017-08-31)
  • David Flin

GE has signed an agreement with Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL), a Special Purpose Vehicle set up by Sapphire Textile Mills, to provide and install a 150 MW wind power project in Jhimpir, Pakistan.

South Korean Government to ban life extensions on nuclear power plants

  • 25 days ago (2017-08-30)
  • David Flin

The South Korean Government has announced that it will prohibit life extensions of old nuclear plants, and will cease construction of new nuclear facilities.

Brazil cancels 25 wind and solar power projects

  • 26 days ago (2017-08-29)
  • David Flin

Brazil’s Government has cancelled the construction of 25 wind farms and solar parks in the country after companies behind the projects requested to return construction licenses for a fee.

470 MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan arrives in Ghana

  • 27 days ago (2017-08-28)
  • David Flin

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has announced the arrival of what it claims is the world’s largest ship-mounted power generation facility, the 470 MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan, in Ghana.

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