All news, industry insights, reports and projects relating to specific companies in the power and energy generation sectors.

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2020’s women in energy who are engineering diversity

The energy sector has this year continued its efforts to bring more diversity and gender equality into its workspaces and boardrooms.

AES Gener groundbreaks solar + storage and wind projects in Chile

Construction of the Andes Solar II-B solar+storage project as well as the Capo Lindo wind farm has been started by AES Gener.

Statkraft poised to start 519MW wind park in Brazil

Statkraft is ready to start construction of its Ventos de Santa Eugenia wind project in northeastern Brazil.
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Norway’s Equinor names Anders Opedal as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Equinor has appointed Anders Opedal as the new president and CEO from 2 November 2020, replacing Eldar Sætre who will retire after more than 40 years in the company, six of which as CEO.
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Malaysia utility TNB pledges $2m to fight Covid19

Malaysian utility TNB has pledged $2.3m to the country’s Ministry of Health as part of a corporate initiative to help fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wartsila wins deal for Bangladesh gas engine plants

Two 30 MW gas engine power plants are to be built in Bangladesh to provide onsite power for a major business conglomerate.
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Hinkley Point faces French union challenge

The long-awaited final decision by EDF on whether to go ahead with Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK is set to made tomorrow.

Putting energy tax on renewables is ‘like putting alcohol tax on...

Dorothy Thompson, the chief executive of Drax Group which operates the UK’s biggest power station, has spoken of her dismay at recent changes to UK government policy on renewables.

How power plant upgrades are boosting flexibility

We explore how retrofits and upgrades offered by equipment manufacturers can increase operational flexibility and offer cost savings.

Total buys stake in UK shale gas sector

French company Total has become the first oil and gas major to buy into the UK shale gas market.

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