Venezuela recently imposed electricity rationing after a drought drained water from reservoirs used...
Why drought could limit hydropower’s role in the energy mix
Venezuela recently imposed electricity rationing after a drought drained water from reservoirs used for hydroelectric energy generation. Here, Julian Turner talks to Peter Gleick of the Pacific Institute about climate change, the transition to a low-carbon economy and the role of hydropower in the global energy mix.
Mitsubishi named as preferred bidder for UK’s offshore asset
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has been selected as the preferred bidder for an offshore electricity transmission asset in the UK.
Natural Power selected as owner’s engineer for UK wind farm
Renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy Natural Power has been selected as the owner’s engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick wind farm extension (Withernwick II), located in the East Riding of Yorkshire, UK.
M&As this week: LOC Renewables, Global Power Synergy Public
LOC Renewables has acquired a 70% stake in Innosea SAS, a France-based marine energy engineering company.
Deals this week: Balam Fund, REDEN Solar, Scatec Solar
Balam Fund has acquired a 37MW ready-to-build solar project in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, from Dhamma Energy.
Siemens and Solarkiosk sign MoU for microgrid solutions in Africa
Germany’s Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with clean power solutions provider Solarkiosk to power non-electrified parts of rural Africa with microgrid solutions.
The world’s biggest power companies in 2018
China’s state-owned electric utility State Grid, with revenue of $315bn, is by far the world’s biggest power company. Out of the remaining nine biggest companies engaged in the power business, six are in Europe, two are in Asia and one is based in the US. Power-technology.com lists the world’s biggest power companies based on 2017 revenues.
GE Power begins Arabelle steam turbine production for Hinkley Point C
GE Power’s Steam Power has started manufacturing the first rotor of the Arabelle steam turbine for the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project in the UK.
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