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GE to improve energy access in West Africa

  • a month ago (2019-04-09)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions’ business has announced that it has signed two deals to build energy systems in Benin and upgrade three substations in Cote d’Ivoire.

Siemens Gamesa launches 5.X wind turbine platform with 170 m rotor

  • a month ago (2019-04-08)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has announced the introduction of a new onshore wind turbine platform, the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform, which encompasses two models, the SG 5.8-155 and the SG 5.8-170.

Saudi Arabia to invite bids for nuclear power plant project in 2020

  • a month ago (2019-04-05)
  • David Flin

Saudi Arabia has announced that it plans to issue a multi-billion dollar tender in 2020 to construct its first two nuclear reactors, and that it is discussing the project with US and other potential suppliers.

SinoHydro to invest $214 million in Rwandan hydropower plant

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

SinoHydro of China has announced that it will invest $214 million into the Nyabarongo II Hydropower Plant in Rwanda, boosting the country’s effort to achieve universal access to electricity by 2024.

Siemens signs first long-term service agreement for H-class turbine in UAE

  • a month ago (2019-04-03)
  • David Flin

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the world’s largest “premium aluminium” producer, along with Siemens, have announced the first power services agreement for an H-class gas turbine in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

French Government plans to shut down remaining coal-fired power plants

  • a month ago (2019-04-02)
  • David Flin

French Ecology Minister Francois de Rugy said that the French power grid operator RTE is soon to publish a report that will layout a roadmap for shutting down France’s four remaining coal-fired power plants by 2022.

MHPS receives order for 1026.3 MW gas plant in UAE

  • a month ago (2019-04-01)
  • David Flin

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has announced that it has won an order to construct a 1026.3 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant for the Emirate of Sharjah in the UAE.

ACWA Power announces financial closure for 950 MW Dubai solar project

  • a month ago (2019-03-29)
  • David Flin

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power have announced the financial closing of a 950 MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai.

SSE to close unit at Fiddler’s Ferry coal-fired power station

  • a month ago (2019-03-28)
  • David Flin

SSE has announced that it is closing one of its four units at the Fiddler’s Ferry coal-fired power station in Cheshire, UK.

Siemens and State Power Investment Corporation agree on comprehensive cooperation

  • a month ago (2019-03-27)
  • David Flin

Siemens and State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) of China have signed a comprehensive Strategic Partnership Framework Agreement (SPFA).