Solar Wolf Energy, a solar power and system installer based in Massachusetts, USA, has announced that it will construct and commission a 5 MW agricultural solar farm in Concord, New Hampshire.
The Canadian Government has announced details on how it plans to phase out coal power in Canada by 2030.
Data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the USA showed that coal-fired power generation totalled 87.98 GWh in October, down 9.6 per cent from September, and down 2.6 per cent from October 2017.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has adopted a strategic plan that rules out direct financing of coal plants and mines, despite opposition to this move from the USA.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has announced its intent to acquire the business and certain assets of REI Nuclear, a decommissioning technology and tooling design company based in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
America’s EPA has proposed eliminating the requirement that new coal-fired generation incorporate carbon capture technology.
The American-based Xcel Energy has announced that it plans to move to 100 per cent carbon-free power generation by 2050.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has finalised the $224 million deal to acquire Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, a US operator of small hydropower facilities.
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.