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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.

rwe

RWE opens mini-museum for climate change and renewables exhibits

In the UK, RWE has opened the Rampion Visitor Centre to display climate change, renewable energy and technological advancements.
nuclear power

Hitachi pulls the plug on UK nuclear construction project

Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that it will end business operations on the Horizon Project, a UK-based, nuclear power plant construction project, which was suspended in January 2019.
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners acquisition

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners expands footprint in UK market with DR acquisition

Flexitricity Limited has been acquired by Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners from Swiss multinational Alpiq AG.
ZEST WEG turbine technology

ZEST WEG launches gearless turbine technology in South Africa

The development of a new, direct drive, gearless wind turbine by its parent company WEG is a key factor in Zest WEG’s plan to grow a client base in South Africa.
ABB WindStar transformer

MHI Vestas wind projects in Taiwan to use Hitachi ABB Power...

The agreement will see the delivery of Hitachi's WindSTAR transformers to MHI Vestas’ offshore wind projects in Taiwan.
Statkraft-signs-UK-distributed-energy-deal-with-AMP-Clean-Energy-for-flexible-gas-power-generation

Statkraft and AMP Clean Energy in UK flexible trading pact

Statkraft has contracted with UK distributed energy company AMP Clean Energy to trade flexible generation in its Urban Reserve natural gas peaking plant portfolio.
National Grid

DNV GL and National Grid developing Great Britain’s offshore wind strategy

National Grid has selected certification body DNV GL as a lead partner in the Offshore Wind Coordination project in Great Britain.
Lumos Home solar system

Lumos to expand solar footprint in Nigeria with latest investment win

Lumos has obtained $35 million in financing from the US International Development Finance Corporation to expand its existing solar power market in Nigeria.
liquid hydrogen

ENGIE and ArianeGroup to develop renewable liquid hydrogen

ENGIE and ArianeGroup have signed an agreement to cooperate in the field of renewable liquid hydrogen.
People working in the nuclear industry

Nuclear industry jobs figures robust despite pandemic

According to the NIA’s annual Jobs Map, 59,584 people are employed in the civil nuclear sector across the UK, a slight increase on 2019.

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