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Helping Power the Northern Powerhouse
The Northern Powerhouse is a concept to boost economic growth in the North of England championed by recent governments in the United Kingdom, particularly in the ‘core cities’ of Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield and Newcastle. This is an attempt to corral the North’s population of 15 million into a collective force that could begin to rival that of London and the South East. Clarke Energy is a great example of a Northern Powerhouse-based success story as a multi-national specialist in...
UAE’s first nuclear power plant to begin operating this spring
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has taken its last step before becoming the first Arab country capable of producing nuclear power, after the country’s regulator approved licenses to transport and store nuclear fuel.The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) said early this week it had issued two licenses, one to the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) for the transport of unirradiated nuclear fuel to the Barakah power plant site in the country’s Western Region, and the second to the...
Order for EfW Plant in Thailand
A consortium formed by Hitachi Zosen Corporationand KPN Green Energy Solution Co., Ltd.(KPN), engaged in the engineering of renewable energy plants in Thailand,has received an order from WPGE Phetchaburi Co., Ltd. (WPP) for an Energy-from-Waste plant comprising a stoker-type waste incinerator with a processing capacity of 476tons per day and power output of 7,900kilowatts. Project outline Hitachi Zosen and KPN are set to construct the Energy-from-Waste plant in a municipal solid waste treatment and power generatio...
GE Announces More Than $1.4 Billion in Power Generation Orders With Iraq`s Ministry Of Electricity
GE has announced that it secured more than $1.4 billion in orders from Iraq`s Ministry of Electricity to set up power plants as well as provide technology upgrades and maintenance services. The announcement further strengthens GE`s collaborations in Iraq to support the country`s power infrastructure and meet the growing need for electricity. GE signed agreements that will add over two gigawatts of power and secure the delivery of ~1.75 GW of existing power to the national grid: GE will set up the Samawa and...
Entergy to close Palisades nuclear plant in 2018
Entergy Corp. announced plans last week to permanently close the issue-plagued Palisades nuclear power plant in Southwest Michigan in late 2018, part of the company’s strategy to reduce its reliance on nuclear amid low wholesale prices. Entergy and Michigan-based Consumers Energy say they’ve agreed to end a power purchase agreement for the plant. The planned shutdown is expected to impact 600 employees and save Consumers customers $172 million. Entergy and Consumers officials said “market...