Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Electricity Generation Capacity News

DNV GL Mulls Digitalization in Wind Energy

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Digitalization is already playing a major role in the growth of wind energy, but it can still drive further improvements in operational efficiency, decision making and cost efficiency – if it can overcome…

YPF to Spend Billions to Boost Oil and Gas Output

Argentina's state-controlled oil company, YPF, will significantly boost oil and gas production, investing between $4 billion and $5 billion per year through 2022, Chief Executive Daniel Gonzalez told…

Total adds Solar and Hydro Power Capacity in France

Total subsidiaries have won tenders for 15 French solar power projects and 5 tenders for small-scale hydro power generation units which will add around 112 megawatts of capacity to its portfolio, the energy producer said on Wednesday.The solar p

UK to Provide 557 mln stg Funding for Renewables

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The British government confirmed on Wednesday up to 557 million pounds ($734 million) of funding for the next clean electricity auctions for less-established renewables. The next so-called contracts…

Britain Backs Expansion of World's Largest Wind Farm

Image: DONG Energy

Britain on Tuesday approved plans to expand an offshore wind farm project that could ultimately have more than 600 turbines spread across an area of the North Sea more than twice the size of London.

Iberdrola to Double Power Generation in Mexico by 2020

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Spanish utility Iberdrola plans to nearly double its electricity generation capacity in Mexico to almost 10,000 megawatts by 2020, taking advantage of its new plants and the country's energy overhaul, a company executive said Friday.

Wärtsilä to Supply Extension to Flexicycle Power Station in Senegal

Wärtsilä will supply an extension to a 53 MW Flexicycle power plant currently under construction near Dakar, Senegal. The extension will comprise two Wärtsilä 46 engines running on heavy fuel oil, with a combined capacity of 34 MW.

Four Firms to Build Solar Power Plants in Uganda

Uganda said on Wednesday four foreign and domestic firms would build two solar power plants, with a total capacity of 20 megawatts (MW) as it seeks to develop its renewable energy potential. Keen on…

Regulatory Okay for UK Offshore Wind Farm Extension

Existing wind farm has 367 MW capacity; extension is for a further 750 MW capacity. The British government has given consent for an offshore wind farm off Cumbria in the Irish Sea to be extended, Britain's Planning Inspectorate said on Friday…

UK Offshore Wind Farm Gets Okay for Growth

File Photo: a Siemens Offshore Wind Farm

Existing wind farm has 367 MW capacity; extension is for a further 750 MW capacity. The British government has given consent for an offshore wind farm off Cumbria in the Irish Sea to be extended, Britain's Planning Inspectorate said on Friday…

Ghana To raise Installed Capacity To 5,000 MW In 2016

John Abdulai Jinapor,  Deputy Minister for Energy and Petroleum

Ghana is confident it can raise installed electricity generation capacity to 5,000 megawatts by 2016 from 2,845 megawatts currrently, Deputy Energy Minister John Jinapor told Reuters on Wednesday on…