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Brazil reduces reliance on hydropower

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-15)
  • David Flin

Brazil has reduced the proportion of electricity generated by hydropower, replacing it with solar and wind, according to data from energy think tank Ember.

JERA to conduct trial of co-firing ammonia at coal-fired power plant

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-14)
  • David Flin

JERA has announced plans to co-fire 20 per cent ammonia with coal at its Hekinan thermal power station in Japan. It said that this would be the world’s first trial using a large amount of the gas at a major commercial plant.

India’s carbon emissions from coal-fired generation hits record levels

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-13)
  • David Flin

Data from energy think tank Ember shows that India’s coal-fired electricity generation reached a new high in January 2024, with its share of the country’s generation mix reaching 80 per cent.

UK needs new gas-fired power stations

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-12)
  • David Flin

The UK Government has committed to building new gas-fired power stations to avert what Energy Secretary Claire Coutinho described as the “genuine prospect of blackouts.”

PTT and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific signs MOU for Thailand ammonia-fired gas turbine

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-11)
  • David Flin

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific (MHI-AP), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, has signed an MOU with PTT to jointly conduct a pre-feasibility study to explore using 100 per cent ammonia for gas turbine power generation in Thailand, to support the country’s decarbonisation goals.

Italy to eliminate coal-fired power plants by 2025 – excluding Sardinia

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-08)
  • David Flin

Italy’s Energy Minister Gilberto Pichetto Fratin has announced that Italy will close all of its remaining coal-fired power stations by 2025, except for Sardinia. He said that Italy would build natural gas plants instead.

BHI wins $150 million contract for Saudi Arabia power plant project

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-07)
  • David Flin

BHI of South Korea has won a $150 million contract to supply HRSGs for Saudi Arabia’s largest CCGT power plant construction project, the SEPCO-3 project led by Shandong Electric Power Construction Corporation.

IEA reports global CO2 emissions rising less quickly

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-06)
  • David Flin

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published a report, CO2 emissions in 2023, that has found that global energy-related CO2 emissions rose less strongly in 2023 than the year before, even as total energy demand growth accelerated.

Volvo Penta and Aiab Energy to expand collaboration into BESS solution

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-05)
  • David Flin

Volvo Penta and Aiab Energy are strengthening their collaboration to provide integrated battery energy storage systems (BESS).

San Miguel selling two Philippine power plants to Meralco and Aboitiz

  • 2 months ago (2024-03-04)
  • David Flin

Meralco PowerGen and Aboitiz Power are jointly investing an estimated $3.3 billion in two of San Miguel Global Power Holding’s gas-fired power plants in the Philippines.