GE has announced that it intends to reorganise GE Power into two businesses, GE Gas Power, comprised of Gas Power Systems and Power Services, and GE Power Portfolio, comprised of the Steam, Grid Solutions, Nuclear, and Power Conversion businesses.
LM Wind Power, a unit of GE Renewable Energy, has announced the inauguration of a new Technology Centre America’s facility to develop and test new techniques for designing and building wind turbine blades at its facility on the NASA Michoud campus outside New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has been selected for a $2 million award from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and demonstrate an integrated management system to reduce boiler damage.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has made available a new ground-based blade inspection system for wind turbines.
Apollo Global Management is buying a $1 billion energy portfolio, including unspecified assumed obligations, from GE Capital Energy Financial Services.
Centrus Energy Corporation has announced a $15 million Work Authorisation from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) to prepare the Department’s K-1600 facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee for demolition.
Officials have announced that the 700 MW Okalunion coal-fired plant in Vernon, Texas, USA will be retired in 2020, citing a failure to compete in the energy market.
Advanced Power and GE Power have announced that South Field Energy, a 1182 MW natural gas-fired power plant to be built in Columbiana County, Ohio, will be powered by two GE 7HA.02 gas turbines.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $15 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) programme, Building Reliable Electronics to Achieve Kilovolt Effective Ratings Safely (BREAKERS).
First Energy, based in Ohio, USA, has announced the closure of three coal-fired power plants and one diesel oil-fired plant, but said that it could reverse its decision if the Trump Administration takes steps to offset the market environment.