Nicolle Butcher, Vice President of Strategy and Acquisitions for Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has said that OPG plans to fill a predicted supply gap in the 2030s with new nuclear capacity, and the utility is collaborating with Saskatchewan on the potential for a Pan-Canadian fleet of small modular reactors (SMRs).
GE has completed its €1.5 billion purchase of LM Wind Power, the Danish wind turbine technology company.
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said that 13 GW of natural gas-fired generating capacity is due to come online in the USA during 2017.
Rocky Mountain Power of the USA has announced that it plans to build a $3.5 billion wind power generation and transmission project in southwestern Wyoming over the next three years.
Westinghouse Electric Company filed for bankruptcy protection on 29 March.
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to cancel the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan,
Xcel Energy has announced that it will build seven new wind farms totalling 1550 MW in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa in the USA.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC Nuclear) have agreed to collaborate in the development and licensing of an advanced small modular reactor (aSMR) based on mature Generation IV sodium-cooled reactor technology.
SunPower has announced that construction has started on the 56 MW Gala Solar Power Plant in Crook County, Oregon, USA.
Southwest Power Pool (SPP) in the USA has set a wind power penetration record of 52.1 per cent on 12 February, becoming the first regional transmission organisation (RTO) in North America to serve more than 50 per cent of its load at a given time with wind energy.