Drax Group has announced that it will stop burning coal by March 2021, far ahead of the UK government’s 2025 deadline.
Wärtsilä has delivered an island grid energy solution on Graciólica in the Azores, which will enable the use of renewables to increase to 65 per cent.
Siemens has received an order from Belarus to supply equipment for a peak-load power plant.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded €2.2 million through the European Commission’s LIFE climate action programme to help fund the development of an SF6-free 420kV 63kA gas-insulated substation circuit breaker.
Swedish utility Vattenfall is considering its options regarding its coal-fired power plant at Hamburg Moorburg in the light of Germany’s exit from hard coal-fired power generation, according to a statement from Magnus Hall, its Chief Executive.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected by OX2 as the supplier for the 132MW Metsälamminkangas wind farm in Finland.
The UK National Grid Electricity System Operator has awarded contracts valued at £328 million over six years to manage the stability of the electricity grid.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded a project for the design, supply, construction, and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, 12 miles off the Fife coast in Scotland.
Scottish energy company SSE has had planning permission refused for its plans to develop an oil-fired power generation plant at Platin, Co Meath, Ireland.
Registration of interested parties has started for the Aquind HVDC power project, after its application was accepted for examination by the Planning Inspectorate.