The US Department of Energy has announced $11.5 million in funding for 12 projects as part of Phase 1 of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy’s (ARPA-E) Flexible Carbon Capture and Storage (FLECCS) programme.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has awarded a $100 million contract to a joint venture of SNC-Lavalin and M Sullivan & Son for the second phase of redevelopment and repowering of the Calabogie Generating Station.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan has signed an agreement with Japan Coal Energy Centre and the state of Wyoming in the US to develop a carbon capture test project to be conducted at the Wyoming Integrated Test Center at Dry Fork Station power plant.
Siemens has been awarded an order from Semco Maritime of Denmark to provide the main electrical equipment for the electrical service platform (ESP) of the 1.6GW offshore wind project Mayflower Wind.
Duke Energy Florida (DEF) has filed the locations of its three latest planned solar power plants, achieving a commitment of 700MW of solar power in Florida, USA.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced that it will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2.64GW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.
GenOn has announced that it will retire units 1, 2 and 3 of its Dickerson Generating Station in Maryland, USA due to: “Unfavourable economic conditions and increased costs associated with environmental compliance.”
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced awards to two teams to develop tools to transform the O&M of advanced nuclear reactors through the use of artificial intelligence-enabled digital twins using the GE Hitachi (GEH) BWRX-300 small modular reactor as a reference design.
Despite a projected decline in total US electricity generation cause by the Covid-19 pandemic, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that renewable energy sources will produce significantly more electricity in 2020.
GE Digital has launched a new version of its DER Orchestration software to enable utilities to manage Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) in an end-to-end manner via flexible deployment options ranging from Edge to Cloud.