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ERCOT says power supply in Texas could be tight this summer

  • 28 days ago (2023-05-04)
  • David Flin

The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has said that tight power supplies are possible during late evenings in Texas this summer, as the state won’t have enough on-demand power generation to meet demand during peak hours.

Türkiye launches Kalyon Karapinar solar plant

  • 29 days ago (2023-05-03)
  • David Flin

Türkiye’s President Erdogan has officially inaugurated the 1350 MW Kalyon Karapinar solar power plant, said to be one of the five largest in the world built on a single site.

Monsoon Wind breaks ground in Laos

  • 30 days ago (2023-05-02)
  • David Flin

Monsoon Wind, Laos’ first wind project, has started construction. The 600 MW project is owned by Thailand-based Impact Energy Asia Development.

India to add 3110 MW hydropower this fiscal year

  • a month ago (2023-05-01)
  • David Flin

India will add 3100 MW hydropower generation capacity, built at a cost of $5.5 billion, this fiscal year, expanding the current installed capacity of 46.85 GW by 6.6 per cent.

AGL shuts down Liddell coal-fired power station

  • a month ago (2023-04-28)
  • David Flin

AGL Energy has shut down its Liddell coal-fired power station in New South Wales, Australia, ending fossil fuel generation from the site after 52 years.

Kom Ombo solar plant secures $123 million financing

  • a month ago (2023-04-27)
  • David Flin

The much-delayed 200 MW Komo Ombo solar project in Egypt has secured a $123 million financial package, potentially signalling that the project may proceed.

Enel to merge power generation units in Peru

  • a month ago (2023-04-26)
  • David Flin

Enel has announced that two power generation companies that it holds in Peru will be merged. This will create a larger entity valued at $2.31 billion.

US EPA plans to require gas-fired power to capture CO2 emissions

  • a month ago (2023-04-25)
  • David Flin

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to adopt requirements for gas-fired power generators to capture the CO2 emissions of their facilities, according to a report in Reuters.

European summit to spur wind energy production in North Sea

  • a month ago (2023-04-24)
  • David Flin

Nine European countries are holding a summit to discuss scaling up wind power generation in the North Sea. The summit is being held in Belgium, and will be attended by the leaders of France, Germany, Ireland, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, with Ursula von der Leven, President of the European Commission. Norway and Britain will also be participating.

GE launches new options for further emission reductions for its LM2500XPRESS gas turbines

  • a month ago (2023-04-21)
  • David Flin

GE has announced that new options for further emission reductions are available for its LM2500XPRESS gas turbine fleet worldwide following successful installation on gas turbines in Colorado, USA.