Canada’s BC Hydro has awarded three contracts with a combined value of more than $1.26 billion for the 1100 MW Site C hydropower project in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
GE has announced the launch of the GE Reservoir, a comprehensive 20 MW, 80 MWh energy storage platform.
A spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in the USA has said that the authority’s generation of hydropower is nearly double the level of this time last year.
TVA has started to install equipment on Unit 3 of the Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Alabama, to increase the output by 155 MW, from 1105 MW to 1260 MW.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), Holtec International, and SMR Inventec have announced a collaboration to advance the SMR-160, a single loop, 160 MW pressurised light water reactor based on existing light water technologies.
A blackout hit northern Puerto Rico late on 11 February after an explosion started a large fire at a main power substation.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has secured commitments for 2.9 GW in North America for its variably rated 2.2 MW to 2.5 MW onshore wind turbine with a 127 m rotor.
Ricardo Rossello, Governor of Puerto Rico, has announced that he is moving to privatise the publicly-owned Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) after the lengthy recovery from the damage caused by hurricane Maria.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed two orders in the USA for the supply of 95 of its G132-3.465 MW wind turbines, totalling 330 MW.
Dominion Energy has announced that it plans to place nine of its older, inefficient, and rarely-used power generating units across Virginia, USA into a dormant status.