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ADB approves $100 million loan to develop battery energy storage system in Mongolia

  • a month ago (2020-04-27)
  • David Flin

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan to help supply renewable energy to Mongolia by installing its first large-scale advanced battery energy storage system (BESS).

Eskom seeks solutions for decommissioned coal-fired power plants

  • a month ago (2020-04-24)
  • David Flin

Eskom of South Africa is seeking proposals on how to repurpose the Komati, Grootvlei, and Camden coal-fired power plants once they reach the end of their operational life.

GE Renewable Energy secures 10-year service agreement with Idaho Wind Partners

  • a month ago (2020-04-23)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it was selected by DIF Capital Partners to provide a 10-year full-service agreement (FSA) for the 183MW Idaho Win Partners wind farms near Twin Fall, Idaho, USA.

Coal finance declining, says IEEFA

  • a month ago (2020-04-22)
  • David Flin

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has reported that the credit appeal of coal-fired power plants seems to be in terminal decline.

EDF to review UK coal plant West Burton’s future after September 2021

  • a month ago (2020-04-21)
  • David Flin

EDF Energy will review the future of its 2GW West Burton A coal-fired power plant in Nottinghamshire, England when its capacity market contracts expire in September 2021.

Load shedding likely to resume in South Africa in May

  • a month ago (2020-04-20)
  • David Flin

Bheki Nxumalo, Eskom’s head of power generation, has said that load shedding in South Africa will probably resume in May, once the lockdown has been lifted, and will continue until August 2021.

Phuong Mai Wind Power selects GE Renewable Energy for its first wind project in Vietnam

  • a month ago (2020-04-17)
  • David Flin

GE has signed a contract with Phuong Mai Wind Power JSC, a Special Purpose Vehicle entity jointly invested by Truong Thanh Development and Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (DECONNIN) and Hanoi Construction – Industrial Investment (HANOINCO) to provide 11 2.4MW-116 turbines and technical advisory service for Phuong Mai 1 wind farm.

Siemens Gamesa’s next generation platform wins third Swedish deal

  • a month ago (2020-04-16)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa has secured its third deal in Sweden for its 5.X next generation platform. 

Siemens selected to supply gas turbines for upgrade project in Alabama, USA

  • a month ago (2020-04-15)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gas and Power has won a contract to provide three 33MW SHT-700B industrial gas turbines for a Long-Term Programme (LTP) with Ascend Performance Materials’ nylon intermediate and speciality chemicals facility in Decatur, Alabama, USA.

Europe’s largest solar power plant begins production in Spain

  • a month ago (2020-04-14)
  • David Flin

Spanish utility Iberdrola has commissioned Europe’s largest solar PV plant, the 500MW Núñez de Balboa solar farm in the southwest of Spain.