Boris Johnson, the UK Prime Minister, has confirmed plans to eliminate fossil fuels from UK electricity generation by 2035, as part of Britain’s target to become a net zero emission economy by 2050.
Steag, the German power plant operator, was forced to close its Bergkamen A plant due to shortages of hard coal.
The British Government is in talks with Westinghouse on building the new Wylfa nuclear power plant on Anglesey in Wales.
Europe faces energy problems caused by surging wholesale prices for natural gas, raising the prospects of higher utility bills and forcing some manufacturers to halt operations.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded a contract by Norwegian utility Elvia to deliver an SF6-free substation in Heggedal near Oslo, Norway.
The UK Government has announced that it will provide a pot of £265 million in subsidies to support a record number of projects in the sector.
Spanish wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has announced that it has started to produce recyclable offshore wind turbine blades for commercial use.
GE has announced that it has successfully completed the modernisation of ELPEDISON’s Thessaloniki Power Plant in Greece.
Ukraine and the USA have agreed to extend to develop a project that will complete Khmelnitsky 4, along with four new AP1000 units.
GE Renewable Energy and PKN ORLEN have signed an MOU to develop offshore wind projects in Poland, a country expected to award up to 10.9 GW of offshore wind projects by 2030 and up to 28 GW by 2050.