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CDC Group to invest $300 million into power networks in Africa

  • a month ago (2019-06-10)
  • David Flin

CDC Group, the overseas investment arm of the UK Government, has announced that it will invest $300 million to develop electricity networks in Africa.

Japanese Government paper calls for cut in renewable energy costs

  • a month ago (2019-06-07)
  • David Flin

The Japanese Government has released a white paper that calls for cuts in costs levied on consumers to further promote power generation from renewable energy sources.

GE upgrades Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation

  • a month ago (2019-06-06)
  • David Flin

GE’s Grid Solutions business has completed key upgrades on Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation’s protection and control systems.

Chile to close eight coal-fired power stations

  • a month ago (2019-06-05)
  • David Flin

Chile has announced that it will close eight coal-fired power stations over the next five years as part of a plan to switch entirely to renewable energy by 2040.

GE commissions 9E gas turbine at Iraq’s Al Qudus power plant

  • a month ago (2019-06-04)
  • David Flin

GE has installed and commissioned a new advanced 9E gas turbine at the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity’s (MoE) Al Qudus Power Plant.

Siemens Gamesa receives order for wpd’s 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan

  • a month ago (2019-06-03)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received a firm order from wpd offshore to supply the 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind power plant in Taiwan.

World’s largest renewable energy storage project announced in Utah, USA

  • a month ago (2019-05-31)
  • David Flin

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Magnum Development have announced the launch of the Advanced Clean Energy Storage (ACES) project in central Utah, USA.

Siemens to modernise industrial power plant from BASF in Germany

  • a month ago (2019-05-30)
  • David Flin

Siemens has received an order from BASF Schwarzheide GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF, to modernise the key components of the industrial power plant in Schwarzheide, Germany.

MHPS wins contract to upgrade Sidi Krir and El Atf power stations in Egypt

  • a month ago (2019-05-29)
  • David Flin

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has been awarded a contract for the upgrade of the Sidi Krir and El Atf thermal power plants in Egypt.

Decline in nuclear power threatens global climate goals, IEA says

  • a month ago (2019-05-28)
  • David Flin

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said in a report that two-thirds of nuclear power capacity could be lost by 2040 as developed nations phase out old nuclear plants.