All articles by Shreosree Banerjee

Shreosree Banerjee

GE partners with Iraq for more than $1bn power infrastructure upgrades

The Ministry of Electricity (MoE) in Iraq has partnered with American tech giant General Electric for a power up plan, which aims at infrastructure upgrades for the sector in the country and involves contracts worth more than $1bn.

ABB to upgrade 320MW HVDC transmission link in Sweden for Vattenfall

Swiss power and automation group ABB has secured orders worth more than $22m from Swedish Vattenfall Eldistribution to upgrade a 150-kilovolt (kV) high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link in Sweden.

China plans marine floating nuclear power station developments

China intends to set up floating nuclear power plants in a bid to double its atomic energy capacity by 2020.

Exelon to continue operating 2.5GW Braidwood nuclear station in US for another 20 years

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in the US has allowed extension of the operating licence for the 2.5GW Braidwood generating station in Illinois to its operator Exelon Generation.

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund to construct waste-to-energy power plant in UK

Danish power generator Babcock & Wilcox Vølund has secured a contract worth more than $90m to construct a waste-to-energy power generating facility near Haresfield in Gloucestershire, UK.

EDF moves ahead with potential construction of six nuclear plants at Jaitapur, India

Electricite de France (EDF) has signed a preliminary deal with Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) to build six European pressurised reactors (EPR) reactors at Jaitapur in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Lack of financing drives EDF to postpone Hinkley Point nuclear project

French energy utility giant EDF is looking out for investors to finance its proposed $25.5bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset, UK.

Mainstream’s £2bn offshore Scottish wind power project nears construction phase

Ireland-based Mainstream Renewable Power is in exclusive talks with an InterGen-led consortium to close a £2bn deal in Scotland for a 450MW offshore wind farm construction.

New York commits $5bn to fund renewable energy sector

New York has committed a $5bn investment for clean energy projects to address the climate change concerns and also drive economic growth.

GE to deliver steam turbine generators for two Chinese power projects

General Electric has concluded two separate deals with Huaneng Power International (HPI) and China Power International Development (CPI International) to supply steam turbine generator units for projects in China.