The European General Court has suspended the UK’s subsidy scheme for back-up electricity generation, stating that the payments system should be subject to a state aid investigation.
Toshiba has announced that it is pulling out of the £15 billon Moorside nuclear power plant project in West Cumbria, UK.
The UK Government announced in its autumn budget that it will freeze its domestic CO2 tax on electricity generation at £18/mt until 2021.
Vattenfall of Sweden has plans to convert its German-based coal-fired power plants to gas or biomass to meet the government’s deadline of phasing out coal-fired power plants.
Spain’s new Government has scrapped a tax that had been widely criticised for undermining the development of solar power.
French utility EDF has said that electricity generation at its 3600 MW Tricastin nuclear power plant could be restricted from October 27 due to the forecast flow rate of the Rhone river, from which it draws cooling water.
EnergyNest of Norway is one of the partners selected by Enel to analyse the benefits and impacts of the integration of its technology into one of Enel’s power generation assets.
Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has announced the appointment of three additional partners to support the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power project in Wales.
Siemens and Bentley Systems have announced a joint technology and service solution, consisting of their complementary offerings, to speed up digitalisation of power plants and provide intelligent analytics.
Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in Russia from Enel Russia, one of the country’s IPPs, for the supply of 90 MW of wind turbines.