The Bulgarian Government has published a draft national strategy for targeting a further 2,645 MW of installed electricity generation capacity from renewable sources, mostly photovoltaic plants, by the end of 2030, in line with the EU’s goals for green energy transition.
Reuters has reported that EDF Energy will shut Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant in southwest England earlier than planned.
The Greek Government has announced plans to invest €5 billion in phasing out coal-fired power generation by 2028.
Power sector emissions in Germany reached their highest level last month since before the onset of Covid-19, as lower renewable output and increased cooling demand from a heatwave boosted output from thermal power plants.
EDF has announced it will begin decommissioning its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland by January 2022.
Rosatom has said that it will make remix (regenerated mixture) uranium-plutonium fuel for VVER-1000 reactors.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that construction and commissioning of the test rigs at its wind turbine rotor test facility at LM Wind Power’s WMC Technology Centre in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands, will be completed in November 2020.
China’s energy and infrastructure giant China Three Gorges (CTG) has agreed to buy 13 Spanish solar power plants built by Madrid-based renewables firm X-Elio.
GE Renewable Energy has announced it will supply 13 of its 5.3MW Cypress wind turbines and provide a 25-year Full Services Agreement (FSA) to the E enegija Telšiai onshore wind farm in Lithuania.
Siemens Energy is supplying the HVDC power transmission technology for the offshore connection to a wind farm in the German North Sea.