South Korea capped operations of some coal- and oil-fired power plants at 80 per cent on 7 November, as most cities, including the capital Seoul, issued an air pollution advisory.
Kilroot power station in Northern Ireland is facing closure. The 660 MW plant failed to win a contract in an auction process to supply the all-island Single Electricity Market (SEM).
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan, has said that the country will completely phase out furnace oil-based power generation to mitigate oil’s negative impact on the environment.
MAN has announced the launch of its latest in the line of its diesel engines, the 26 MW MAN 20V45/60.
■ EU power plants face emissions crackdown ■ Wind capacity to hit 800 GW by 2021 ■ Car firm gears up for storage ■ Coal, nuclear cuts loom under new Korean president ■ National Grid pauses Moorside work ■ ETC report points to clean energy opportunities ■ Wärtsilä aims for storage success