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Chile


Companies Accelerate Shutdown of Chilean Coal Plants

Italy's Enel is decommissioning one of its coal-fired power plants in Chile two years sooner than originally planned, with the unit's closure coming two days after the Chile-based unit of…


POWER Digest [September 2020]

Milestone for First 700-MW Domestically Built Indian Nuclear Reactor. Unit 3 of the Kakrapar nuclear power plant in the Indian state of Gujarat—an indigenously designed 700-MW pressurized heavy water reactor…


Conveyor Energy Storage: A Battery and Pumped Hydro Alternative

A new conveyor-based system offers an alternative energy storage technology. The heart of the system is a reversible conveyor belt that converts between electrical energy and gravitational potential energy by…


Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019
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Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) released Jan.…


Chile Presents a Coal Exit Plan

Chile, a country that relied on coal for about two-fifths of its power generation in 2016, in June announced it would mothball eight coal plants, totaling 23 GW, of its…