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Senvion troubles delay Trianel completion

Wind Power Monthly - 9 hours 45 min ago
The 203MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II project is facing reduced revenues as it misses out on a subsidy deadline caused, in part, by Senvion's insolvency procedures.
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Cruas Shutdown Extended Says EDF

Nuclear Power - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 22:17
French utility EDF is postponing the restart of the Cruas nuclear plant’s Unit 2 until mid-week in order to extend the inspection prompted by the 5.1 magnitude earthquake of November 11, French regulators said.(read more)

Terrestrial Energy IMSR Advanced Reactor Selected by Canadian and U.S. Regulators for Joint Review

Nuclear Power - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 18:15
---Press Release-- The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have selected Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) for the first joint technical review of an advanced, non-light water nuclear reactor technology.(read more)

Macron vows to accelerate France's offshore ambitions

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 11:17
France has committed to tendering up to two offshore wind projects annually and to ease the permitting hurdles facing the industry, the president has said.
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Ørsted secures partial off-take deal for BR3

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:16
Ørsted and German chemicals firm Covestro have signed a 100MW power purchase agreement to cover a portion of the output from the 900MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 site, under development in the North Sea.
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Candu Energy To Work On Chinese AHWR Plant

Nuclear Power - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:01
Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin subsidiary Candu Energy Inc. will work on preliminary licensing and safety guidance work in a new contract with China National Nuclear Power Co Ltd (CNNP) the engineering and construction giant confirmed.(read more)

Rosatom Completes Fuel Deliveries To India

Nuclear Power - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:45
Rosatom's nuclear fuel division TVEL JSC has shipped the final consignment of uranium fuel pellets for BWR reactors in India, completing their contractual obligations with the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India. The total volume of the supplied fuel pellets exceeded 50 tons with all shipments have carried out in 2019.(read more)

Nexans in US tie-up with Ørsted

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 11:56
French cable supplier Nexans will build a cable facility in the US, after signing a framework agreement with offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource Energy.
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#CancelBillionaires Campaign Launched to Reduce Inequality and Stop Climate Change

Global Warming - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:00
Propose Presidential executive order for 100% tax on billionaires.

Shift to auctions leaves Irish wind vulnerable to mid-term slump

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 15:44
The Irish government has approved a new renewables auction scheme but the wind industry trade body has warned of a gap in installations.
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ESB joins Neart Na Gaoithe

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 11:04
EDF Renewables has firmed up the supplier list for its 448MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project in Scotland and announced a new financial partner, as the project moves towards construction.
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Equinor makes Hywind performance data available

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 10:24
Project partners Equinor and Masdar have shared performance data from a single turbine at the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm on a free-to-use basis for supply chain businesses and academia.
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UK's Frazer-Nash To Work On Tokamak Reactor

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 18:17
leading systems and engineering technology consultancy Frazer-Nash has been appointed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to deliver the concept design for a key component of the UK’s new fusion reactor – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP).(read more)

Final Containment Ring And System Tests At Vogtle

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 16:52
Georgia Power said that the final containment vessel ring has been placed for Georgia Power’s nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, Georgia, with the third ring of the Unit 4 containment vessel set today late last week. This marks the sixth and last containment vessel ring to be placed for the Vogtle 3 & 4 projects.(read more)

WindEurope Offshore 2019: 'Work with China' to boost innovation

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:21
Europe's offshore wind industry, academia and research bodies all need to widen their horizons and collaborate with the Chinese to boost innovation in the sector and face up to the huge challenge of cutting carbon emissions.
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Enel plans 5.7GW wind capacity boost by 2022

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 10:27
Italian utility Enel has announced plans to invest €11.5 billion over the next three years to grow its renewable capacity by 14.1GW, including 5.7GW of wind.
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SGRE upgrades Hollandse Kust Zuid turbines to 11MW

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 09:07
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will deliver its newly unveiled 11MW offshore wind turbine model to Vattenfall's zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust Zuid projects in the Netherlands.
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IAEA Team Reviews Uruguay's Nuclear Security Framework

Nuclear Power - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 17:19
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts completed a nuclear security advisory mission in Uruguay, which was carried out at the request of the country’s government, the agency said on Monday.(read more)

Nuclear Featured In White House Statement

Nuclear Power - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 17:11
A joint statement issued from the White House that capped a meeting between President Donald Trump and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov noted that the two governments would work together to advance energy cooperation, including nuclear power projects. (read more)

WindEurope Offshore 2019: 450GW target needs grid action

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:33
Deploying up to 450GW in European waters by 2050 is possible with sufficient investments made in electricity grids and maritime spatial planning, according to a report released at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 conference in Copenhagen.
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