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The latest news, project announcements, reports, policy, legislation concerning electricity generation across global power and energy sectors, focusing on renewable energy news, fossil fuel, natural gas, hydrogen, clean energy, nuclear power and energy storage. This news will include digitalisation projects and smart grid developments in the power generation space.

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European oil companies lead way in renewables strategy

The top six European firms have over 28GW of renewables capacity in the pipeline, with BP, Total and Equinor making up over 70% of this.
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Ecuador could achieve 400MW solar PV capacity by 2030, GlobalData

Ecuador is laying the foundation for 15% solar PV growth over the coming decade, data and analytics company GlobalData reports.
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AfDB approves $120m loan for 50MW Malagarasi Hydropower Project

The Malagarasi Hydropower project has several components: a run-of-the-river hydropower facility; a 54- km-long, 132-kV transmission line that will connect to Tanzania’s national grid
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Hydroelectric plants have the fastest start-up time of US electric generators

Most hydroelectric turbines can go from cold start to full operations in less than 10 mins, faster start-up time than any other generators,
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Horizon Power to build Australia’s first green hydrogen microgrid

Western Australia state utility Horizon Power is to demonstrate the country’s first renewable hydrogen microgrid.
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Canadian Solar signs Brazilian projects totaling 862 MWp

Solar power company, Canadian Solar Inc., has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with investment bank, BTG Pactual.

Dubai launches innovation centre and 800MW third phase of solar park

DEWA) has welcomed the launch of its Innovation Centre and the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
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ABB supports Beirut’s efforts to rebuild critical infrastructure

Major hospitals and a school in Beirut will receive products and solutions from ABB to restore and accelerate reconstruction efforts as the city rebuilds its civil society.
POWER SECTOR AI

The ethics and governance of artificial intelligence in the power sector

AI applications are transforming the power sector as well as the broader economy, leading to greater cost savings, increased efficiency and new services for consumers.
ABB helps Enel and Ansaldo execute landmark gas turbine upgrade

ABB helps Enel and Ansaldo execute landmark gas turbine upgrade

Europe’s biggest utility is to extend the lifecycle of a gas turbine unit at a combined-cycle power plant in Italy by utilizing cutting-edge control automation.

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