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POWER Digest [June 2023]

KEPCO Wants to Extend Operations of Two Reactors. Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) in April asked Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) for permission to extend the lifespan of…


Valmet Converting Coal-Fired Boiler to Pellet-Burning at Finland Plant

May 4, 2023 — Valmet announced it will convert Helen Ltd’s coal-fired district heat boiler to bubbling fluidized bed (BFB) combustion to enable wood pellet firing at the Salmisaari ‘A’…


Olkiluoto 3 Finally Online in Finland; Germany Closes Last Three Nuclear Plants

A long-delayed nuclear power plant in Finland has begun producing electricity, ready to provide energy to a region in need of the facility’s output in the wake of Russia’s invasion…


Valmet to replace turbine automation at Statkraft’s gas power plant in Emden, Germany

Valmet will deliver a turbine automation system to Statkraft’s gas power plant in Emden, Germany. The new system will replace an obsolete third-party turbine controller on a gas turbine. Modern…


Permits Issued for Major Finnish Offshore Wind Projects

Ireland’s Simply Blue Energy and Swedish wind developer Eolus Vina AB have been granted a research permit for a major offshore floating wind project sited near Finland in the Bothnian…