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Brazil’s 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydro project approved for full operations

Brazil’s 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower plant in the Amazon rainforest will start operating at full capacity, after clearance from regulator Aneel was received earlier this week. According to BNamericas, the 18-turbine project on the Xingú River in Pará...

EY: Renewable Energy Dominating Global M&A Sector in 2018

Figures in a new report from global consultancy EY found that the 46 percent of renewables deals comprised 63 contracts totaling $12.9 billion. Most notable was the European Union’s landmark agreement to achieve 32 percent renewable energy consumption by 2030, and three renewables deals in the US totaling $3.8 billion.

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New York Governor, Entergy Agree to Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant Entergy announced it will close the two nuclear reactors at Indian Point Energy Center in 2020 and 2021. The closure was announced as part of...

Duke Energy Sells Latin America Assets for $1.2 Billion

The hydroelectric and thermal assets, located in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador and Argentina, were sold to I Squared Capital.

Nine of the 10 Biggest Power Plants in the World are Hydropower

Four out of the group are based in China, with all four beginning operations in the last 13 years.

China hydropower provider enters nuclear power venture

China Three Gorges Corp. (CTGC) signed an agreement with China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) to invest in nuclear power projects and to research and develop (R&D) new nuclear technologies.

Canadian Solar to supply solar PV modules to China project

Canadian Solar (Nasdaq: CSIQ) was awarded a 100 MW module supply agreement for the Three Gorges photovoltaic solar project in the Gansu Province of China.
MWH Global Chairman and CEO Alan Krause HydroVision International 2013 keynote

MWH Global chairman and CEO to share insight at upcoming hydroelectric power event

MWH Global Chairman and CEO Alan J. Krause will serve as a keynote speaker for HydroVision International, the world's largest hydroelectric power conference and exhibition.

Eletrobras President Discusses Plan for Energy Investments

PennWell publishers Marla Barnes and Michael Grossman recently sat down with José da Costa Carvalho Neto, president of Eletrobras, in his office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to learn more about this company and its ambitions for the future.

AES to sell stakes in coal-fired power plant, wind projects for $134mn

AES Corp. will sell 2,727 MW of coal-fired capacity in China for $134 million because it is unable to pass on higher coal costs to customers.


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