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France to make decision on replacing coal with biomass

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

French utility EDF said that it had reached an industrial milestone in the implementation of a fuel process known as Ecocombust to replace coal in power generation.

Siemens Gamesa to supply 567 MW for two wind projects in India

  • a month ago (2019-02-01)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a new order in India from ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy IPP.

GE to combine renewable and grid assets into single business unit

  • a month ago (2019-01-31)
  • David Flin

GE has announced that it plans to consolidate its renewable and grid assets into a single unit. It said that this will help it tap into the global demand for clean energy generation.

Siemens secures order for HL-class gas turbine in the USA

  • a month ago (2019-01-30)
  • David Flin

Siemens has secured an order in the USA for the re-powering of Cooperative Energy’s RD Morrow Sr Generating Station facility in Purvis, Mississippi.

Germany plans end to coal use by 2038

  • a month ago (2019-01-29)
  • David Flin

Germany’s Coal Commission has announced that it reached agreement on a phase out use of coal in the country by 2038 at the latest, possibly by 2035 if conditions prove favourable.

Siemens Gamesa awarded order for 128 MW wind project in Brazil

  • a month ago (2019-01-28)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed its third contract with Voltalia in Brazil to supply the wind project Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM2).

Russia aims to attract $28 billion investment in power plant upgrades

  • a month ago (2019-01-25)
  • David Flin

Alexander Novak, Russia’s Energy Minister, said that the Russian Government has approved a 10-year modernisation programme for Russian power plants, which he expects to attract $28.8 billion in private investments in the sector.

Iraqi Ministry of Energy and GE Power inaugurate Baghdad West North substation

  • a month ago (2019-01-24)
  • David Flin

GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has inaugurated the Baghdad West North Substation as part of its support for the development of Iraq’s power infrastructure.

Siemens Gamesa wins 242 MW Scioto Ridge wind project in Ohio, USA

  • a month ago (2019-01-23)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded the 242 MW Scioto Ridge onshore wind project by Innogy Renewables US, a subsidiary of German-based energy company Innogy.

Strike affects French nuclear and coal generation units

  • a month ago (2019-01-22)
  • David Flin

France’s electricity grid operator RTE has said that a strike in the French power sector has reduced generation at EDF’s 1300 MW St Alban 1 nuclear reactor by around 80 per cent.