Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has announced that it has started construction of one of the world’s largest flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) systems for the Nikola Tesla A coal-fired power plant in Serbia.
EDF Energy has announced that it will stop power generation at its Cottam coal-fired power plant in Nottinghamshire, UK, on 30th September, as the plant will no longer be economically viable to run.
Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) has signed an agreement with ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas to extend the GNF ENUSA Nuclear Fuel (GENUSA) joint venture.
French utility EDF said that it had reached an industrial milestone in the implementation of a fuel process known as Ecocombust to replace coal in power generation.
Germany’s Coal Commission has announced that it reached agreement on a phase out use of coal in the country by 2038 at the latest, possibly by 2035 if conditions prove favourable.
Alexander Novak, Russia’s Energy Minister, said that the Russian Government has approved a 10-year modernisation programme for Russian power plants, which he expects to attract $28.8 billion in private investments in the sector.
France’s electricity grid operator RTE has said that a strike in the French power sector has reduced generation at EDF’s 1300 MW St Alban 1 nuclear reactor by around 80 per cent.
Hitachi has announced that it will suspend work on the £13 billion Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Anglesey, north Wales, due to rising costs.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the world’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine.
Centrica has announced that it has completed work on a 49 MW battery storage facility on the former site of the Roosecote power station in Cumbria, UK.