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Eranove signs agreement for power plant in Côte d’Ivoire

  • a month ago (2018-12-21)
  • David Flin

An agreement for the financing, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Atinkou power plant near Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, has been signed by the Government of Côte d’Ivoire and the Eranove Group.

GE Renewable Energy selected for 300 MW wind farm in India

  • a month ago (2018-12-20)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected by ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy IPP, to provide 120 GE 2.5-132 turbines for the Gadhsisa Wind Farm in Gujarat, India.

Mubadala and Dubal to build 600 MW power and desalination plant in Dubai

  • a month ago (2018-12-19)
  • David Flin

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal Holding have announced plans to set up a joint venture to develop a power and water desalination plant in Dubai. 

World’s first EPR nuclear plant begins commercial operation

  • a month ago (2018-12-18)
  • David Flin

Unit 1 of Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in China has completed its final regulatory test of continuous operation and full power for 168 hours, enabling the start of commercial operation.

Hitachi reaches $7 billion deal to acquire ABB’s power grid business

  • a month ago (2018-12-17)
  • David Flin

Hitachi has reached a deal to acquire ABB’s power grid business for an estimated $7 billion.

Tanzania to sign $3 billion power plant deal

  • a month ago (2018-12-14)
  • David Flin

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has announced that his Government will sign a deal for the construction of a $3 billion hydroelectric power plant.

EBRD rules out financing for coal power plants

  • a month ago (2018-12-13)
  • David Flin

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has adopted a strategic plan that rules out direct financing of coal plants and mines, despite opposition to this move from the USA.

Siemens Gamesa signs second order with Enel in Russia for over 200 MW wind power

  • a month ago (2018-12-12)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a second order in Russia from Enel Russia for the supply of 201 MW of wind turbines.

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announces intent to acquire specialised D&D expertise

  • a month ago (2018-12-11)
  • David Flin

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has announced its intent to acquire the business and certain assets of REI Nuclear, a decommissioning technology and tooling design company based in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

Scottish wind power breaks 100 per cent output milestone

  • a month ago (2018-12-10)
  • David Flin

Data from Weather Energy has been released showing that wind power output has broken 100 per cent of demand in Scotland, with 109 per cent of total electricity demand being met from renewables.