All articles by Hemanth Kumar

Hemanth Kumar

World’s biggest hydroelectric power plants

Hydropower is the world’s biggest source of renewable power generation with a total installed capacity of more than 1,307GW. It is expected to remain the biggest source during the period between 2019 and 2024, according to a report of the International Energy Agency (IEA). Power Technology ranks ten of the world’s biggest hydroelectric power plants by power generation capacity.

World’s biggest floating solar farms

The biggest operational floating solar power plant in 2021 is in China. While China and India together account for six of the world’s ten biggest floating solar projects in various stages of development, South Korea accounts for two. Power Technology lists the ten biggest floating solar farms in the world by capacity.

The top ten nuclear energy-producing countries in 2021

Across the world, 441 nuclear reactors generate approximately 10% of global electricity. Which countries have the generate the most nuclear energy in 2021?

Top ten power companies in 2020

Five of the world’s top ten energy companies in 2020 are European. Most of the ten biggest power companies anticipate no significant impact on their production and distribution activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, although revenues could be affected.

AltaGas closes $1.04bn stake sale in British Columbia hydro projects

Energy infrastructure company AltaGas has closed the sale of its remaining indirect equity interest of around 55% in its hydroelectric projects in Northwest British Columbia, Canada, in a deal worth C$1.37bn ($1.04bn).

Innogy in discussions with SSE to adjust terms of proposed merger

Npower’s owner Innogy is in talks with Scotland-based energy supplier SSE to adjust the terms of their proposed merger. 

Toshiba to wind-up UK nuclear development arm NuGen

Toshiba has unveiled plans to wind-up its wholly owned UK-based nuclear development business NuGen after failing to secure a deal to sell it.