The world’s first floating nuclear power plant is taking on fuel and preparing for its inaugural mission in the Russian Arctic.
Drax, Britain’s biggest power station, is piloting the first bioenergy carbon capture storage (Beccs) project of its type in Europe.
Siemens has said that the weakness in the world power generation market has resulted in it taking the decision to temporarily close its Power and Gas Division operations around the world.
Data from the German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) indicates that on 1 May, Germany’s renewable power production exceeded the country’s electricity demand.
GE has announced that it has signed a supply agreement with GreenTech Energy Company (GTE), one of GE’s authorised Channel Partners for Jenbacher gas engines in Russia, for 21 Jenbacher gas engines with a total capacity of 26 MW, to be delivered by the end of 2018.
DTEK of the Ukraine and China Machinery Engineering Corporation have signed a contract for the construction of a 200 MW solar power plant in Nikopol, in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine.
GE’s Power Services business has signed a milestone agreement with Edison, part of EDF Group and Italy’s second largest integrated energy company, to improve performance at its Candela combined cycle power plant in Puglia.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won orders to equip five wind farms with a total of 20 onshore wind turbines, with a combined total capacity of 52.3 MW.
The UK offshore wind industry has agreed to work with the UK Government on a transformative Sector Deal, which it says could, by 2030, result in thousands of additional jobs in coastal areas, and billions of pounds worth of export opportunities.
The Norwegian city of Oslo will consolidate its ownership of the grid operator Hafslund and the power producer E-CO Energi into a single corporate entity.