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POWER Digest [April 2021]

European Commission Probing Germany Lignite Power Compensation. The European Commission on March 2 opened an “in-depth investigation” to assess whether Germany’s plans to compensate its lignite-fired power plants for early…


SGRE Turbines Tabbed for French Offshore Wind Project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announced it was awarded the firm order from the EDF Renewables-Enbridge-wpd consortium for the 448-MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind power project. The installation will be located…


Siemens, Air Liquide Join in Hydrogen Effort

Air Liquide SA, the French industrial-gas supplier, and Germany's Siemens Energy AG announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop electrolysis and hydrogen technology. The companies on…


Cooperation between Voith and CNR in France: new Vallabrègues small hydropower plant of CNR will soon supply another 15,000 homes with renewable energy
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Important milestone for the development of small hydropower in France Voith wins order for the supply and installation of a vertical Kaplan turbine with 8.6 MW as well as the…


5 Reactors Connected to the Grid, 5 Removed in 2020

Nuclear power capacity continues to grow worldwide, as larger reactors are added to the grid while smaller units are retired. Furthermore, uprates to some existing reactors have also added to…