China has started fuel loading at Westinghouse Electric Co’s first next-generation nuclear reactor at Sanmen nuclear power plant in Zhejiang province after getting approval from the Chinese Government.
FirstEnergy of the USA has taken the next step in closing down its nuclear power facilities as part of its bankruptcy filing.
Nicholas Akins, Chairman, President and CEO of AEP of Ohio, USA, said that the company would invest $17.7 billion over the next three years into strengthening its grid network.
GE Renewable Energy and Hawa Energy have inaugurated the 50 MW wind farm Hawa Power Project, in the Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind Corridor in Jhimpir, Sindh, Pakistan.
The Tarbela Hydropower Plant will become the largest power generation facility in Pakistan on completion of a fifth extension project, taking its total output to 6298 MW.
Siemens has secured its first order in China for an H-class gas turbine.
A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all of the island on 18 April.
The Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation (APICORP) has produced a report stating that Middle Eastern and North African countries will need to invest $260 billion on increasing electricity production over the next five years to meet rising demand.
Rolls-Royce has signed a services contract with China’s Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute (SNPRI) to upgrade rod control systems at 14 CPR1000 nuclear power plants operated by China General Nuclear Power Group.
The Chinese renewable energy firm Hanergy has announced that it has introduced a new generation of Hantile building product for solar panels.