French utility ENGIE has announced that it is selling its shares in coal-fired power stations in the Netherlands and Germany.
Emissions of CO2 in Ireland fell sharply last year, the decline outpacing that of the wider EU, in a period that included the closure of ESB’s coal-fired Moneypoint Power Plant.
Siemens has announced that it will be spinning its gas and power division off into a separately managed company, and cutting over 10,000 jobs.
Siemens Gamesa has signed an order with Eurowind Energy for Thorup-Sletten, the largest onshore wind farm in Denmark to date.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has announced the introduction of a new onshore wind turbine platform, the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform, which encompasses two models, the SG 5.8-155 and the SG 5.8-170.
French Ecology Minister Francois de Rugy said that the French power grid operator RTE is soon to publish a report that will layout a roadmap for shutting down France’s four remaining coal-fired power plants by 2022.
SSE has announced that it is closing one of its four units at the Fiddler’s Ferry coal-fired power station in Cheshire, UK.
GE has announced the first order for its new GT26 HE gas turbine upgrade with Uniper for the utility’s Enfield Power Station in London, UK.
The Spanish wind turbine producer Iberdrola made the first step into solar power, with the laying of the inaugural solar panel in its first photovoltaic plant in Spain.
Sorgenia Power has contracted GE to make its Termoli combined cycle power plant more efficient, reliable, flexible, and enhance its digital capabilities.