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Hungarian minister highlights importance of nuclear energy

The coronavirus pandemic has underlined the importance of the existing Paks nuclear power plant, which accounts for about half of Hungary's electricity generation, noted János Süli. The minister responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of two new reactors at Paks said that project will maintain the country's energy security and help revive its economy in the coming years.

read more... 03/04/2020


COVID-19 Delays Construction of 299 MW Biomass Power Plant in UK

Construction on the Tees Renewable Energy Plant (Tees REP) a 299 megawatt (MW) biomass power plant in the U.K. was suspended on March 24 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A small number of critical maintenance staff remain onsite. MGT, the owner and operator of Tees REP, did not indicate when construction on the facility might resume.

read more... 27/03/2020


Portugal's Rosseti breaks ground on 30-MW solar farm

Portuguese company Rosseti Engenharia has commenced construction works for a 30-MW photovoltaic (PV) plant in Mexeeiro, Santarem district.

read more... 25/03/2020


Serbia's EPS signs 350 MW TPP construction deal with Powerchina

Serbian state-owned power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) has signed a preliminary agreement for the construction of the 350 MW Kolubara B thermal power plant (TPP) with Powerchina, it said.

read more... 10/03/2020


Uniper power plant in Gelsenkirchen-Scholven: Groundbreaking ceremony for new gas and steam plant

Uniper has begun construction of two new gas turbines and a steam boiler at the Scholven power plant site after the Münster district government granted approval before Christmas. The new gas and steam plant is to replace the existing plants in the future. The conversion of the site to operate with natural gas will not only massively reduce the emission of climate-damaging substances such as CO2. Also, the noise impact from the plant itself and from fuel supply trucks will be significantly reduced, as the gas will be delivered by pipeline.

read more... 07/02/2020