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Georgia Power installs first steam generator at Vogtle nuclear expansion project in US US-based electric utility Georgia Power has installed first steam generator at the Vogtle nuclear expansion project, which is situated near Waynesboro. Power Generation > Nuclear > News

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Biofuels & Biomass

Agribusiness giant Cargill to build $90m biodiesel plant in Kansas
By EBR Staff Writer
US-based global agribusiness Cargill has revealed its plans to come up with a $90m biodiesel plant in Kansas that will be capable of producing 60 million gallons of biodiesel annually.
Power Generation > Biofuels & Biomass > News
Everbright International secures Haiyan waste-to-energy project in Zhejiang Province
China Everbright International has announced that the group has recently secured Haiyan Waste-to-energy Project in Zhejiang Province.
News

Fossil Fuel

Most Radioactive Places on Earth
By EBR Staff Writer
The emission of ionizing radiation or particles caused by the spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei is called radioactivity. Radiation can be classified as electromagnetic radiation such as radio waves, heat and x rays; particle radiation such as alpha, neutron and beta radiation; acoustic radiation such as seismic waves, sound and ultrasound; and gravitational radiation.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
Uniper rejects Fortum’s €3.76bn uninvited takeover bid
By EBR Staff Writer
German energy company Uniper has declined Finnish state-controlled firm Fortum’s takeover offer of €3.76bn while terming it as unsolicited.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Geothermal

Toshiba signs package deal agreement for geothermal power projects in Turkey
By EBR Staff Writer
Toshiba has entered into a package deal agreement (PDA) with Turkey-based Zorlu Energy Group for geothermal power generation projects.
Power Generation > Geothermal > News
Climeon AB secures conditional 300 MSEK order to produce distributed geothermal electricity in Iceland
Climeon AB has entered a collaboration with Icelandic CP Energy Holding regarding a conditional order, subject to certain terms and financing being acquired, to deliver 100 Climeon Heat Power modules to be installed in Iceland as one of the world's first distributed geothermal power solutions.
Power Generation > Geothermal > News

Hydro

Eaton to help US DOE in advancing hydropower generation
By EBR Staff Writer
Eaton will deliver hydropower turbines at existing non-powered dams and waterways in the US as part of an initiative from the US Department of Energy (DOE).
Power Generation > Hydro > News
Chinese consortium to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in Nigeria
China Gezhouba Group’s consortium has secured a contract to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in Nigeria.
Power Generation > Hydro > News

Nuclear

Australia officially joins International Collaboration on Next Gen Nuclear Energy Systems
Australia has been officially welcomed to the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) Framework Agreement, a partnership through which we will contribute to international work on the development of future nuclear energy technologies.
Power Generation > Nuclear > News
NRA gives conditional approval for TEPCO to restart two nuclear reactors
By EBR Staff Writer
Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has given a conditional approval to Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for the restart of two reactors of its 8GW Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture.
Power Generation > Nuclear > News

Solar

Total to buy 23% stake in French renewable energy firm Eren RE
By EBR Staff Writer
French oil and gas major Total has agreed to buy a stake of 23% in Eren Renewable Energy (Eren RE) Energy for €237.5m in a move to expand its growth in power generation from clean energy sources.
Power Generation > Solar > News
Enel commissions 546MW solar power projects in Brazil
By EBR Staff Writer
Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB) has commenced the operations of 546MW solar photovoltaic projects in Brazil.
Power Generation > Solar > News

Wind

Abraaj Group, Engie to jointly develop 1GW wind portfolio in India
By EBR Staff Writer
The Abraaj Group, a Dubai-based investment firm has formed a partnership with a French electric utility company Engie to build a wind portfolio of over 1GW capacity across India.
Power Generation > Wind > News
Georgia Power introduces renewable energy program for commercial and industrial customers
Georgia Power has launched its latest program to help grow renewable energy in Georgia – C&I REDI.
Power Generation > Wind > News