EDF’s nuclear steam merger cleared by UK regulator

The Competition and Markets Authority has granted approval to EDF’s acquisition of GE’s nuclear steam power business

SP Energy Networks restores electricity system with renewables

The company has completed a trial that demonstrates the restoration of the electricity system using only renewable energy sources in the event of a major power outage

Wind turbine war ends: GE and Siemens settle patent disputes

After a long legal battle over wind turbine technology, GE and Siemens Gamesa have reached an agreement to settle all outstanding patent disputes in the US and Europe

UK competition watchdog to probe EDF’s turbine takeover

Last year saw GE and EDF sign an exclusive agreement for EDF to acquire a portion of GE’s nuclear turbine unit

Centrica starts converting former gas power station into battery storage facility

The 50MW battery storage project at Brigg will be capable of supplying the equivalent of a full day’s energy consumption for 11,000 households

“Family had to run to escape from falling parts of wind turbine blade”

It is reportedly the second time that a blade failure has hit the 175MW Bjorkvattnet wind farm in Sweden

EDF to buy part of GE Steam Power’s nuclear activities

The proposed deal includes the latter company’s nuclear turbine unit in France, which comprises of the Arabelle turbine, claimed to be the world’s most powerful steam turbine in operation

Floating wind turbines go on a diet

GE and consulting firm Glosten have partnered to develop lighter floating wind turbines

GE wins order to upgrade power grid infrastructure in Nepal

In 2016, the Government of Nepal set out plans to install an additional 10,000MW of generation capacity over 10 years and export the excess electricity to neighbouring countries

GE wins funding for research into 3D printing of wind turbine blades

It will develop and demonstrate an integrated additive manufacturing process for novel high-performance blade designs for the future of large rotors