Alok Sharma, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for the UK Government, has granted a development consent order for a 299 MW expansion at VPI Immingham.
Alexander Lokshin, First Deputy Director General for Operation Management of Rosatom, announced plans to begin construction of a second reactor at the Astravets Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus, as fuel loading began at the first reactor.
Kwasi Kwarteng, UK Energy Minister, has announced that the UK Government will conduct a review of current energy infrastructure at sea, increasing the country’s offshore wind power from 10 GW to 40 GW by 2030.
Renewable sources have overtaken coal, oil, and gas in EU electricity generation, according to analysis from Ember, a climate think-tank.
The UK system operator National Grid ESO has said that the UK power sector will be operating on a negative-emissions basis by 2033 at the latest if the country sticks to its plan to reach net-zero emissions across the economy by 2050.
GE Steam Power has announced that it has been selected by AtomRemontServis for its first Multi-Year Agreement (MYA) in Ukraine on the Khmelnitskiy and Rivne nuclear power plants.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced it will support construction of a new CCGT power plant in Greece by Mytilineos.
Uniper and GE have signed an agreement for long-term collaboration on decarbonisation of Uniper’s gas-fired power plants and natural gas storage facilities.
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a scheme to support electricity production in Ireland from renewable sources.
EDF has opened a new engineering design centre in Bristol, UK, to support the next phase of construction at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.