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Entergy to close 2GW Indian Point nuclear plant in New York by 2021 Entergy has agreed to close the 2GW Indian Point Energy Center located in the New York, US by 2021 as part of a deal signed with state authorities. Power Generation > Nuclear > News

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Biofuels & Biomass

8th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power Summit In Tokyo
Over 200 Biomass Buyers Sellers to Convene in Tokyo for High Profile. To be held in Tokyo on 15-18 May, the 8th edition of renowned Biomass Pellets Trade & Power summit promises latest updates on North Asia's biomass capacities, raw material imports, feedstock price trends and stiff competition between wood chips/pellet sellers from SE Asia, Europe and North America.
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JFE Engineering secures contract for biomass power plant in Japan
JFE Engineering Corporation announced that the company has been awarded an order for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of 74.95MWe biomass power plant using Valmet’s CFB boiler from Buzen New Energy.
Power Generation > Biofuels & Biomass > News

Fossil Fuel

Iberdrola wins contract to build 766MW combined-cycle power plant in Mexico
By EBR Staff Writer
Iberdrola has received a contract from undisclosed customer to build the 766MW Topolobampo III combined-cycle power plant (CCGT) in Mexico.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
CPHGC set to commence construction of 1,320MW coal-fired power plant in Pakistan
By EBR Staff Writer
China Power Hub Generation Company (CPHGC) is set to commence construction of the 1,320MW coal-fired power plant in Hub, Balochistan, Pakistan.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Geothermal

Toshiba, Ormat commission first unit of $1.17bn geothermal plant in Indonesia
By EBR Staff Writer
Toshiba and Ormat Technologies have commissioned the first 110MW unit of the $1.17bn Sarulla geothermal power plant located in North Sumatra, Indonesia.
Power Generation > Geothermal > News
US researchers launch projects to make geothermal energy cost-effective
By EBR Staff Writer
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have launched two projects to help make geothermal energy more cost-effective to deploy and operate.
Power Generation > Geothermal > News

Hydro

31.5GW of new hydropower capacity commissioned globally in 2016, says IHA report
31.5GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2016, according to estimates from International Hydropower Association (IHA), 2017 Key Trends in Hydropower.
Power Generation > Hydro > News
Deep energy transformation needed by 2050 to limit increasing global temperature, says IEA
Limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA), including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels.
Power Generation > Wind > News

Nuclear

KEPCO plans to acquire Toshiba’s stake in UK nuclear joint venture
By EBR Staff Writer
Korea Electric Power (KEPCO) is reportedly planning to acquire Toshiba’s interest in the UK nuclear joint venture (JV) project, NuGen.
Power Generation > Nuclear > News
Areva agreement with JNFL and MHI enter into force
Following the firm offers received on 15 December 2016 and the announcement made on 3 February 2017, the investment protocol and shareholders' agreement relating to NewCo have been signed by Areva, JNFL and MHI.
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Solar

Powergen & Renewable Energy 2017: Exhibition Benefits from Country’s Government Program of 35GW of Electricity
With the strong support of domestic and overseas exhibitors, the continuous concerns of visitors and media, and the collaboration of the organizer, PowerGen & Renewable Energy Indonesia 2017 is returning its 2nd edition on May 17-19, 2017 at the JIEXpo Kemayoran –Jakarta, Indonesia.
News
EDF joins consortium developing 800MW solar project in Dubai
By EBR Staff Writer
EDF Energies Nouvelles, a subsidiary of EDF Group, has joined a consortium for the development of third phase of 800MW solar project in Dubai.
Power Generation > Solar > News

Wind

Xcel Energy to develop 3.3GW of new wind power projects in seven US states
By EBR Staff Writer
US-based Xcel Energy has unveiled plans for 3.3GW of new wind farm projects in the US, as part of its efforts to increase the share of wind energy in its energy mix by 2021.
Power Generation > Wind > News
4Subsea awarded master service agreement with Statoil
4Subsea will deliver services and research projects related to structural integrity of fixed and floating offshore installations.
Power Generation > Wind > News