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Czech Energy Group EPH buys Uniper’s French Assets

  • 14 days ago (2019-07-05)
  • David Flin

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 launches its longest EHV power line

  • 15 days ago (2019-07-04)
  • David Flin

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.

Siemens Gamesa awarded largest repowering order to date in North America by MidAmerican Energy

  • 16 days ago (2019-07-03)
  • David Flin

MidAmerican Energy Company has selected Siemens Gamesa to repower the 429.3 MW Rolling Hills wind power project.

Abu Dhabi plans 2GW solar plant

  • 17 days ago (2019-07-02)
  • David Flin

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 hands over its 100th static synchronous compensator to Amprion

  • 17 days ago (2019-07-02)
  • David Flin

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 joint venture start manufacturing for Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

  • 18 days ago (2019-07-01)
  • David Flin

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.

Renewable production overtakes coal in USA for first time

  • 21 days ago (2019-06-28)
  • David Flin

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 to ship world’s biggest offshore wind turbine to UK for testing

  • 22 days ago (2019-06-27)
  • David Flin

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.

MHPS launches new power service company in Philippines

  • 23 days ago (2019-06-26)
  • David Flin

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.

SIMEC Atlantis partners with GE on world’s largest tidal stream turbine

  • 24 days ago (2019-06-25)
  • David Flin

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.