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Plan announced for solar to provide 40 per cent of US electricity by 2035

  • 14 days ago (2021-09-09)
  • David Flin

A report from the US Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy says the solar energy has the potential to supply up to 40 per cent of the nation’s electricity by 2035.

Siemens Gamesa produces recyclable wind turbine blades

  • 15 days ago (2021-09-08)
  • David Flin

Spanish wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has announced that it has started to produce recyclable offshore wind turbine blades for commercial use.

Rules for supply of coal to Indian coal-fired power plants

  • 16 days ago (2021-09-07)
  • David Flin

As part of the Indian government’s attempt to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply from thermal power projects, captive coal mine production has been directed to meet 85 per cent of their targets in a week, and state electricity distribution companies procuring power from imported coal-fired projects have been asked to meet their demand from such plants within two weeks.

GE completes modernisation of Thessaloniki power plant

  • 17 days ago (2021-09-06)
  • David Flin

GE has announced that it has successfully completed the modernisation of ELPEDISON’s Thessaloniki Power Plant in Greece.

EDF Renewables North America and Clean Power Alliance sign solar and storage PPA

  • 20 days ago (2021-09-03)
  • David Flin

EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) and Clean Power Alliance (CPA) have announced they have signed a 15-year PPA for the Desert Quartzite Solar-plus-Storage project in Riverside County, California, USA.

US-Ukraine energy partnership to build five new nuclear reactors

  • 21 days ago (2021-09-02)
  • David Flin

Ukraine and the USA have agreed to extend to develop a project that will complete Khmelnitsky 4, along with four new AP1000 units.

Sri Lanka stepping up efforts to reach 2030 renewable energy target

  • 22 days ago (2021-09-01)
  • David Flin

The Sri Lankan Government has announced that it is stepping up efforts to achieve 70 per cent renewable energy share in power generation by 2030, in partnership with private sector investments.

ADB studying feasibility of acquiring and retiring SE Asian coal plants

  • 23 days ago (2021-08-31)
  • David Flin

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that it is in the final stages of conducting feasibility studies on coal plant acquisition in three Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam.

Hurricane Ida leaves New Orleans without power

  • 24 days ago (2021-08-30)
  • David Flin

Hurricane Ida has resulted in all eight transmission lines into the New Orleans area to go down, creating a load imbalance that knocked all power generation in the region offline. 

Jera launching hydrogen pilot plant in Japan

  • 27 days ago (2021-08-27)
  • David Flin

Jera, Japan’s largest power company, plans to launch a pilot project backed by the government to displace 30 per cent of the LNG used to generate electricity with hydrogen at a selected power plant.