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GE plans to build Poland's most efficient coal plant

GE Power and Elektrownia Ostroleka signed a contract to build Ostroleka C, an ultra-supercritical (USC) coal-fired thermal power plant in the northeast of Poland, GE announced on Thursday.

read more... 16/07/2018


Tepco likely to decommission Fukushima Daini units

The four reactors at the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant in Japan are likely to be decommissioned, the president of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holding Inc (Tepco) today told the governor of Fukushima Prefecture. However, the company has yet to announce an official decision on the fate of the plant, close to the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant.

read more... 19/06/2018


SSE to invest £350m in Siemens’ new gas turbine plant

SSE is investing £350 million in Siemens’ new highly efficient combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant.

read more... 08/06/2018


Germany to compensate utilities for nuclear phaseout losses

The German cabinet has agreed to grant compensation of up to EUR1 billion (USD1.17 billion) to the utilities forced to shut down their nuclear power plants by the Energiewende, or energy transition, that the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel introduced in response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan in March 2011. At that time, Germany was obtaining around a quarter of its electricity from 17 nuclear reactors operated by EnBW, EOn, RWE and Vattenfall.

read more... 28/05/2018


World's 1st floating nuke plant in situ for fuel loading

The world's first floating nuclear power plant (FNPP), Akademik Lomonosov, arrived in Murmansk in the northwest of Russia for fuel loading, according to Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom on Saturday.

read more... 22/05/2018