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Fuel loading begins at Sanmen nuclear power plant

  • a month ago (2018-04-27)
  • David Flin

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 puts forward timetable to shut down its nuclear plants

  • a month ago (2018-04-26)
  • David Flin

FirstEnergy of the USA has taken the next step in closing down its nuclear power facilities as part of its bankruptcy filing.

AEP to invest $17.7 billion into upgrading power grid

  • a month ago (2018-04-25)
  • David Flin

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 inaugurate 50 MW wind farm in Pakistan

  • a month ago (2018-04-24)
  • David Flin

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.

Tarbela hydropower plant to become largest power generation facility in Pakistan

  • 2 months ago (2018-04-23)
  • David Flin

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 secures H-class gas turbine order from China

  • 2 months ago (2018-04-20)
  • David Flin

Siemens has secured its first order in China for an H-class gas turbine. 

Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power blackout

  • 2 months ago (2018-04-19)
  • David Flin

A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all of the island on 18 April.

Middle East and North Africa requires $260 billion investment in power plants

  • 2 months ago (2018-04-18)
  • David Flin

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 deal for China nuclear plant controls

  • 2 months ago (2018-04-17)
  • David Flin

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.

More flexible solar tiles available

  • 2 months ago (2018-04-16)
  • David Flin

The Chinese renewable energy firm Hanergy has announced that it has introduced a new generation of Hantile building product for solar panels.