PJM Interconnection, the largest US power grid operator, has asked Talen Energy to postpone retirement of four fossil-fuel-powered plants in Maryland by three years, citing reliability concerns.
The agreement reached at COP28 was, in some ways, a milestone, in that for the first time for nearly 30 years, specific mention of fossil fuels has been made.
JERA, Japan’s biggest power generator, has announced that it will decommission three oil-fired power stations with a combined capacity of 2.6 GW at Hirono in eastern Japan in October 2023.
Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) has commissioned MAN PrimeServ to upgrade five power plant engines.
Nasrul Hamid, the Bangladesh State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral resources has announced that the Bangladesh Government has decided to shut all diesel-run power plants by June 2023.
A diesel leak sparked a fire outbreak that disrupted power generation at Zimbabwe’s Hwange Power station on 10 February, leading to unscheduled load shedding.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and US-based KBR have signed an agreement to work together to increase sales of SDA pitch-fired power plants.
MAN Energy Solutions has announced that it will provide the generation technology for two power plants in Bangladesh.
The Cuban government has ordered its state-run power system to further reduce electricity generation.
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.