Wolsong nuclear power plant, South Korea. Four reactors at the plant have been temporarily shut down. (KHNP) Coal

No boost for LNG from South Korea’s earthquake

Spare capacity saved South Korea from having to import more LNG after it experienced its largest-ever earthquake.

Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Solar Park. Dubai has chosen to take advantage of its wide supply-demand buffer to build solar power projects. (DEWA) Solar

Dubai reduces gas-to-power dependence

Dubai is hoping to reduce the role of gas in its power mix and to take advantage of its wide supply-demand buffer to build solar power projects.

Indian solar could overtake coal by 2020 – report

A new report suggests that solar power in India could be more affordable than coal by 2020.

24 October 2016

Location of first Saudi nuclear plant will soon be revealed

Saudi Arabia is expected to announce the location for its first nuclear power plant soon.

20 October 2016

French nuclear reactors to be taken offline for safety tests

France’s nuclear safety authority has asked state-owned power company EDF to shut down five nuclear reactors to carry out safety checks.

20 October 2016

IPP to build thermal plant in Zimbabwe

Makomo Resources has been granted a licence to build a 660 MW coal-fired thermal power plant in Zimbabwe, according to a report from The Herald.

19 October 2016

Energy companies should watch out for electric vehicles – Fitch

Energy companies must prepare for radical change, as the adoption of new technologies such as electric cars could happen faster than anticipated, according to Fitch Ratings.

19 October 2016

Election result spells more trouble for Japan’s nuclear hopes

The election of an anti-nuclear candidate in Japan’s Niigata prefecture on Sunday is a further blow to the country’s energy policy.

17 October 2016

New tidal turbine starts up in Scotland

The world’s most powerful tidal turbine, which has a capacity of 2 MW, has been installed by Scotrenewables Tidal Power in the Orkneys.

14 October 2016

Indian Oil Corp. plans India’s longest LPG pipeline

Indian Oil Corp. plans to build India’s longest LPG pipeline from the coast of Gujarat to Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh.

13 October 2016

Eskom selected as South Africa’s nuclear procurement agent

South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom has been selected as the country’s procurement agent for its nuclear build programme.

12 October 2016

IAEA assessing Malaysian nuclear potential

A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency has started an eight-day review to assess Malaysia’s suitability for building nuclear power plants.

12 October 2016

Indonesia prepares to build first nuclear power plant

Indonesia’s government has completed preliminary studies necessary to build and operate the country’s first nuclear power plant.

11 October 2016

Malaysia plans to boost solar PV production

Malaysia is hoping to become the world’s second-largest producer of solar PV by 2020.

6 October 2016

Low gas price squeezes out coal power in New Jersey

United States utility Public Service Enterprise Group is closing its two remaining coal-fired power plants in New Jersey.

6 October 2016

Europe’s energy bill continues to decline

The cost to Europe of importing energy products from third countries continues to shrink, fresh data from Eurostat shows.

5 October 2016

EU to provide €300 mln loan to Belgium’s Rentel wind farm

The EU will support the construction of the 309 MW Rentel wind farm off the Belgian coast in the North Sea with a loan of up to €300 million.

4 October 2016

Eskom touted to take over South Africa’s nuclear programme

South African state-owned utility Eskom has been touted as the company to take over South Africa’s nuclear programme, local media reports say.

3 October 2016
A solid-oxide fuel-cell stack. The technology is proving attractive as a reliable back-up supply. (Bloom Energy)

US firm tests gas-based fuel cells in India

New fuel cell technology is proving attractive to Indian industries because it could provide a secure back-up power system.

3 October 2016

South Africa delays RFP for nuclear tender

South Africa has delayed the request for proposals for its nuclear power tender.

30 September 2016

Indian activists oppose nuclear site

Indian activists oppose the siting of a nuclear power plant at Dehradun on the grounds it is a high seismic activity zone and has a fragile environment.

30 September 2016

Close to 80% of Dutch gas reserves used – CBS

Dutch domestic gas production continues its drastic decline, which could leave the country running out of gas in 17 years, the country's statistical service says.

30 September 2016

About 307 articles for Alternative Fuels

1 2 3 16