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Pakistan Inaugurates Third Reactor at Karachi Nuclear Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 17:22:51 +0000

The third unit of the Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (KANUPP) in Pakistan was inaugurated by Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Feb. 2, adding another 1.1 GW of power generation capacity to the country’s national grid. Pakistan, like other countries, is battling an ongoing energy crisis with a lack of generation capacity to meet current […]

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First LNG-Fired CCGT Unit Begins Operation at JERA’s Giant Modernized Gas Plant in Japan 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 18:34:34 +0000

Japanese power generator JERA has launched commercial operation of the first of three liquefied natural gas (LNG)–fueled 650-MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units that will modernize the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station, a mammoth 3.2-GW, six-unit gas and oil power plant in Chiba Prefecture.  The new Anegasaki Thermal Power Station Unit 1, opened on Feb. […]

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Major Nuclear Players Team on Innovative Construction Delivery Approach for BWRX-300 SMR at Darlington

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:26:29 +0000

Ontario Power Generation (OPG), GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), SNC-Lavalin, and Aecon have signed a trailblazing six-year alliance agreement designed to bolster the deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) at the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP) in Clarington, Ontario. The contract unveiled on Jan. 27—a year after OPG selected GEH’s BWRX-300 for the […]

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Texas Utility Will Add More Peaking Power

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:13:53 +0000

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said it will build a new 190-MW peaker power plant in central Texas to provide additional dispatchable power to the state’s electric grid. A peaker plant is one that is typically used only for brief periods during times when the demand for power approaches or surpasses the amount of […]

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Texas Utility Will Add More Peaking Power

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:13:53 +0000

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said it will build a new 190-MW peaker power plant in central Texas to provide additional dispatchable power to the state’s electric grid. A peaker plant is one that is typically used only for brief periods during times when the demand for power approaches or surpasses the amount of […]

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Siemens Gamesa Posts Nearly $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:04:30 +0000

Siemens Gamesa chief executive Jochen Eickholt acknowledged equipment failures in both the company’s onshore and offshore wind turbines, leading to higher warranty provisions, contributed to a nearly $1 billion net loss for the company in the last three months of 2022. Eickholt on Feb. 2 said the company’s October to December—the group’s fiscal first quarter—loss […]

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Siemens Gamesa Posts Nearly $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:04:30 +0000

Siemens Gamesa chief executive Jochen Eickholt acknowledged equipment failures in both the company’s onshore and offshore wind turbines, leading to higher warranty provisions, contributed to a nearly $1 billion net loss for the company in the last three months of 2022. Eickholt on Feb. 2 said the company’s October to December—the group’s fiscal first quarter—loss […]

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Energy Trilemma: A Case for Africa Power Utilities

Credit to Author: Mbae Ariel Mutegi| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:13:21 +0000

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A trilemma is a situation that presents three possible choices to a complex challenge. Due to mutual exclusivity of the available choices, achieving them simultaneously is always a daunting task. The overarching objective is to achieve the three possible solutions in a balanced manner. Energy trilemma refers to the need to find a balance between […]

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Distributed Generation in Cuba: Present and Future

Credit to Author: Amaury Perez Sanchez| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:10:03 +0000

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Distributed generation stands out in the Cuban power system, where there are hundreds of units dispersed throughout the country. In times of contingency, and as usually happens when a hurricane hits the country, distributed generation ensures the vitality of electrical service through interconnected systems in the form of “islands.” Of the slightly more than 6,000 […]

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