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Germany considers extending operating period of nuclear power plants

  • 2 months ago (2022-02-28)
  • David Flin

As a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the German government has announced that it is reviewing the option of keeping operating nuclear power plants beyond the 2022 cut-off of shutting them down.

AES Indiana to shut down coal-fired units by 2025

  • 2 months ago (2022-02-26)
  • David Flin

AES Corp has announced that its subsidiary AES Indiana will cease using coal as a fuel source by 2025, which will involve closing the coal-fired units at its Petersburg Generating Station in Indiana, USA.

NuScale and Dairyland Power sign SMR MoU

  • 2 months ago (2022-02-25)
  • David Flin

NuScale Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have signed an MOU to evaluate potential deployment of NuScale’s small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear technology.

Uniper coal power plant to convert to hydrogen centre

  • 2 months ago (2022-02-24)
  • David Flin

German energy group Uniper has announced it is working on a project to establish a hydrogen technology hub at the site of the 762 MW Gelsenkirchen-Scholven coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Siemens and Desert Technologies form JV for solar projects

  • 2 months ago (2022-02-23)
  • David Flin

Siemens and Saudi Arabian solar energy company Desert Technologies have launched Capton Energies as a JV.

RWE and Tata Power to develop Indian offshore wind projects

  • 2 months ago (2022-02-22)
  • David Flin

RWE of Germany and India’s Tata Power have signed an MoU to jointly develop offshore wind projects in India.

1 GW solar tracker factory planned in Italy

  • 3 months ago (2022-02-18)
  • David Flin

Engineering company Comal has announced it will set up a solar tracker manufacturing facility in Montalto di Castro, in the province of Viterbo, Italy.

KEPCO to develop carbon-free power generation technologies

  • 3 months ago (2022-02-17)
  • David Flin

Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has announced that it will develop commercialisation of carbon-free power generation technologies that use ammonia blends and hydrogen blends.

US DOE awards $5.7 million to GE-led carbon capture technology integration project

  • 3 months ago (2022-02-16)
  • David Flin

GE Gas Power has announced that the company’s front end engineering design (FEED) study “Retrofittable Advanced Combined Cycle Integration for Flexible Decarbonised Generation” will received $5.77 million in federal from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management following successful completion of the award negotiation phase.

ESB pledges €2 billion a year to cut greenhouse gas emissions

  • 3 months ago (2022-02-15)
  • David Flin

The Irish state energy group ESB has announced it will spend up to €2 billion a year until the end of the decade on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It said it would reach net zero by 2040.