Whoosh of wind power expected next week

Wind energy’s contribution to the grid is expected to pick up significantly next week after “disappointing” generation this week. That’s according to the daily market report from npower which noted energy prices opened “flat” this morning. Steven Walker, Client Portfolio Manager said: “Wind feed-in continues to disappoint. The forecasts for next week remain good, with […]

Alstom agrees deal to upgrade RWE Generation gas turbines

Alstom has agreed a deal to upgrade nine gas turbines in UK power stations owned by the energy firm RWE Generation. The engineers claims the upgrades at the 2,200 MW Pembroke and 1,650 MW Staythorpe sites will increase the performance and efficiency of the GT26 turbines they use. The agreement also includes a maintenance programme […]