The State Government of New York has announced it will invest $500 million in the offshore wind industry as part of its 2022 State of the State plan.
State-owned utility Elektroprivreda Bosne I Hercegovine (EPBiH) will install a 56 MW PV plant at the site of an ash and slag dump at the Tuzla coal-fired power plant in the north of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Russia’s BN-800 fast reactor is due to be fully fuelled with mixed uranium-plutonium oxide (mox) fuel in 2022.
Enel has announced that it has formally acquired the entire share capital of ERG Hydro from ERG Power Generation, paying around €1250 million.
Germany has closed three of its last six nuclear power stations ahead of schedule. The reactors at Brokdorf, Grohnde, and Gundremmingen C, run by E.ON and RWE, shut down at the end of 2021 after three and a half decades in operation.
Masdar has signed an agreement with the Georgian Energy Development Fund (GEDF) to develop a 100 MW solar PV power project in Georgia.
The German government is supporting a large expansion of the country’s offshore wind power generation. Planning authorities are moving to accelerate the expansion of offshore renewable energy after years of delay.
The Guodian Power Shanghaimiao Corporation, part of the state-owned China Energy Investment Corporation, has announced that the first of four 1 GW coal-fired units at Shanghaimiao in the northwest region of Inner Mongolia has entered operation.
Mohammad Eslami, Director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation, has said that Iran hopes to replace Russian fuel for its Bushehr nuclear power plant with domestic uranium.
Babcock International has finalised the £50 million sale of its power business to M Group Services.