The US Energy Department has released three wind market reports demonstrating continued growth in wind energy nationwide.
Siemens has announced that it is developing its HL-class gas turbines.
DTE Energy has announced that it is seeking permission to build a natural gas-fired power plant northeast of Detroit, USA, as the utility moves forward with plans to close coal-fired plants.
Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, along with GE Renewable Energy, has announced a 2000 MW wind farm that will be the largest in the USA, and the second largest in the world, once operational.
A three-year, $1 million study in the Yukon, Canada will investigate how a changing climate could impact future hydropower generation.
Duke Energy will build and operate three solar power plants in Kentucky, USA, and the energy will be delivered directly to customers.
SNC-Lavalin and Holtec International have signed an agreement to jointly develop Holtec’s SMR-160, a small modular reactor capable of being deployed globally in both wet and arid environments.
Even though the US Federal government has withdrawn from the Paris agreement on climate change, the states of New England are considering more aggressive curbs on carbon emissions from power plants.
NRG Energy, headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA, has said that it plans to sell most, if not all, of its wind and solar power projects around the USA as part of a plan to divest $4 billion in assets in a bid to cut costs and slash debt.
Construction of the Phillips Bend Nuclear Power Plant in Tennessee, USA was abandoned in 1981, 36 years ago. Now, the site is producing carbon-free electricity, through a 1 MW solar power plant built on the site.