FirstEnergy of the USA has taken the next step in closing down its nuclear power facilities as part of its bankruptcy filing.
Nicholas Akins, Chairman, President and CEO of AEP of Ohio, USA, said that the company would invest $17.7 billion over the next three years into strengthening its grid network.
A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all of the island on 18 April.
FirstEnergy Corporation of the USA has announced that its nuclear and coal power plant units filed for bankruptcy court protection on 31 March, 2018.
The US power company FirstEnergy has urged the US Federal Government to use emergency powers to help it keep several struggling nuclear and coal-fired plants operating.
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission in the USA has approved Xcel Energy’s 1230 MW wind energy expansion project for New Mexico and Texas.
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.