Biomass power plant in Hiroshima to get CO2 capture tech tested at Drax project

A 7MW biomass power plant will use the technology in a bid to decarbonise its operations

UAE plugs in first nuclear power plant

The first unit of the nuclear plant has started producing the first megawatts

EU bank supports Greece’s energy transition with €125m loan

The funds will support the construction of a new CCGT power plant, which will encourage greater use of renewable energy and support the shut-down of lignite power plants in the country

Wärtsilä signs long-term maintenance and service agreement with Argentinian gas plant

Under the agreement, Wärtsilä will provide its technology, software and service expertise

Wärtsilä engines ‘set to energise island of Bantayan in Philippines’

To realise its business and tourism potential, the island needs a reliable and efficient electricity supply

EDF closes down Nottinghamshire’s Cottam coal plant

The 2GW facility originally went into operation in 1968 and has has produced nearly 500TW hours of electricity over its lifetime

Malawi to build 300MW coal-fired power plant

The facility is expected to boost the country’s industry and economy

SSE to invest £350m in Siemens’ new gas turbine plant

The Keadby 2 facility in Lincolnshire is expected to have a total capacity of 840MW and 63% efficiency

Planned power plant in Wales ‘could supply 150k homes’

A planned gas-fired power station in Wales could generate power for 150,000 homes. That’s according to the site’s potential developer, Abergelli Power, which is owned by energy giant Drax Power. The firm hopes to build the rapid response open cycle gas turbine power station at a farm near Swansea. It says the £100 million project would […]

Finnish energy firm to deliver 60MW plant in West Africa

A Finnish energy firm is to deliver a 60MW power plant in West Africa. Wärtsilä’s project aims to provide electricity for the second phase of the Tasiast Mine expansion, taking place in Mauritania, West Africa. The plant will operate using six Wärtsilä 32TS engines and operate primarily on crude oil, with heavy and light fuel oils […]