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Eskom extends daily power cuts in South Africa

  • a month ago (2022-07-04)
  • David Flin

South African state power utility Eskom has announced that it will be extending daily power cuts as the generation capacity shortage continues.

Azito Phase IV enters commercial operation in Ivory Coast

  • a month ago (2022-07-01)
  • David Flin

Azito Energie, a consortium of Ivory Coast’s IPS-WA, the French utility EDF, and ABB, has announced that its Azito Phase IV power plant is now in full commercial operation.

Vattenfall looking to build SMRs at Ringhals, Sweden

  • a month ago (2022-06-30)
  • David Flin

Vattenfall is undertaking a pilot study to examine construction of SMRs in Sweden to meet increased demand for electricity.

Equinor and SSE Thermal to buy Triton Power and introduce hydrogen at Saltend

  • a month ago (2022-06-29)
  • David Flin

Equinor and SSE Thermal have announced their intention to buy Triton Power from Energy Capital Partners (ECP) and are starting preparations to use hydrogen in Triton’s Saltend Power Station in the UK.

Offshore wind partnership for Siemens Gamesa and Doosan Enerbility

  • a month ago (2022-06-28)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa and Doosan Enerbility, a subsidiary of the Doosan Group, have signed an MOU to explore potential cooperation on offshore wind power activities in South Korea.

GE, Inogen and Sertavul to build first hybrid wind and solar project in Turkey

  • a month ago (2022-06-27)
  • David Flin

Sertavul has chosen GE and Inogen to build one of the first hybrid wind and solar power projects in Turkey.

Corio and FECON to develop 500 MW offshore wind farm in Vietnam

  • a month ago (2022-06-24)
  • David Flin

Offshore wind company Corio Generation has signed a joint development agreement with Vietnamese construction firm FECON for a 500 MW offshore wind project in Vietnam’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

Japan cancels funding for Bangladesh coal-fired power plant

  • a month ago (2022-06-23)
  • David Flin

Japan has withdrawn financing for the Matarbari 2 coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh, forcing cancellation of the project.

Acwa-led consortium wins $1.5 billion Egypt wind project

  • a month ago (2022-06-22)
  • David Flin

A consortium led by Acwa Power has signed a project agreement to develop a 1.1 GW wind project in Egypt, with an investment value of $1.5 billion.

Germany to restart coal-fired power plants as Russia reduces gas supply

  • a month ago (2022-06-21)
  • David Flin

Germany has decided, in the light of Russia reducing supplies of natural gas, to restart idle coal-fired power plants.