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 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 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 (SPIC) of China have signed a comprehensive Strategic Partnership Framework Agreement (SPFA).