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Hitachi abandons Anglesey NPP project
16 September, 2020
Hitachi will confirm today, 16 September, that it has finally abandoned...
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SP Energy Networks launches its biggest call for flexibility services
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by SP Energy Networks in the UK has launched its largest ever tender for flexibility services in 40 locations across its licence areas in Scotland, England and North Wales. In...

Hitachi ABB wins offshore transformer contract
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids has signed a significant purchase agreement with wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas. Hitachi will deliver its high performance WindSTAR transformers to...

High pressure to ramp up electrification
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by The Power Barometer, by European trade body Eurelectric, is a set of key industry indicators released on 14 September, reflects a historic development in the power sector, and points...

Hot testing starts at Chernobyl spent-fuel storage
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by ‘Hot testing’ has started at the Interim Storage Facility 2 (ISF-2) at Chernobyl where the spent nuclear fuels from reactors 1, 2 and 3 will be processed and stored in the world’s...

Deep decarbonisation ‘still 15 years away’ – DNV GL forecast
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by Although decarbonisation is rising rapidly up the agendas of industry and governments, deep decarbonisation of the world’s energy system is still 15 years away, with carbon emissions...

GE secures HA GT order for Zainskaya PP
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by GE has secured an order to supply power generation equipment for a new generating block at JSC Tatenergo’s Zainskaya State District Power Plant located in Zainsk, in the...

First hydro-solar microgrid in Patagonia
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by A run-of-river hydroelectric power station, photovoltaic installation, and battery storage system have been combined to provide facilities in the Patagonia National Park with...

Natrium fast reactor claimed to offer cost savings
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by On 2 September TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) launched its ‘Natrium’ reactor and energy system architecture. This nuclear technology features a cost-competitive...

Accelerated build rate required to meet UK Net Zero 2050 target
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by A whitepaper by Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – shows the calculated build rate and numbers of units required across the energy sector, and areas of urgent...

World-first disaster recovery solution
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids has pioneered what it believes is a ground-breaking modular mobile substation solution which greatly reduces the time to restore power in the case of...

$3.40 trillion to be invested in Renewables by 2030 – F&S report
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, ‘Growth Opportunities from Decarbonization in the Global Power Market, 2019-2030’, reveals that the 2020s will be crucial for all the participants...

Siemens and Kineticor advance Canada’s gas policy
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by Siemens Energy has been selected to provide its high efficiency gas turbine technology and long-term services to the planned 900 MW Cascade power plant in Alberta, Canada. The...

GE wins equipment contract for Hsinta and Taichung projects
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by GE International is the successful bidder for the 6500 MW Hsinta and Taichung combined cycle power plants project initiated by Taiwan Power Company. GE will be working together with...

$60 million loan from ADB for Uzbekistan hydro
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by JSC Uzbekhydroenergo, Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer, has signed a 25-year loan agreement, worth $60 million, with the Asian Development Bank.

New AEM process for hydrogen production
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 by Chemical engineer Evonik reports that it has developed a novel anion exchange membrane process that it hopes will contribute to a cost breakthrough in the electrolytic production...

Gas engine achieves highest efficiency in its class
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ new KG-18-T gas engine, fitted with PBST’s two-stage-turbocharging ‘Ecocharge’ system, has achieved a world record power generation efficiency burning...

Siemens’ big onshore win in Texas
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded contracts for two new onshore wind project sites in the state of Texas, USA, with a total installed capacity of 325 MW. The...

Emerson to buy Open Systems International Inc.
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by Emerson has agreed to acquire Open Systems International for $1.6 billion in an all cash transaction. OSI Inc. is a leading operations technology software provider that...

JERA goes for Ishikari public review
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by JERA is planning to construct an offshore wind farm off Ishikari Bay, Hokkaido, Japan and on 24 August submitted its Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement for the Ishikari...

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