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UK: Almost one million without power in 9-hour blackout – Ofgem demands answers

The UK's National Grid is investigating the root cause of two generator failures at the country's Little Barford gas-fired power station in Bedfordshire and Hornsea offshore wind farm, which began operating in June after near-simultaneous failures at both sites left 900,000 people in parts of Wales and England without power for nine hours.

IEA, EDF unit to build 300 MW wind farm in Nebraska

The project award is valued at about $98 million, according to IEA, and will be able to power up to 115,000 average homes

Ameren ceases plans for 157-MW wind farm in Missouri

Ameren announced that it mutually agreed with developer EDF Renewables Inc. to terminate the project of up to 157 MW of wind energy capacity in Atchison County.

Why the nuclear industry must embrace digital technology

The UK has some of strictest nuclear safety standards in the world. Operators must walk a perilous regulatory tightrope, ensuring their systems, hardware and firmware are all completely secure to ensure complete safety.

Fortune favors the early: Registration for POWERGEN International is now open

POWERGEN also is renewing its focus on the end user of all these technologies both new and fundamental-the utilities. Among the experts speaking at the conference will include engineers and other specialists from AES, Duke Energy, Southern Co., Southern California Edison, Evergy, Exelon, Salt River Project, Public Service Co. of Oklahoma and WE Energies.

Siemens Gamesa to supply EDF Renewables wind project in Nebraska

This project marks 1 GW of SG 4.5-145 wind turbines sold world-wide and reinforces Siemens Gamesa's solid position in one of the largest wind power markets in the world

Wood leading UK virtual research into better nuclear reactor design

The UK program, operating under a $4.6 million contract from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), uses collaborative virtual engineering and high-performance computing to demonstrate cost savings in the design, construction, operation and decommissioning of nuclear power reactors.

Avista Corp. elects new CEO as Scott L. Morris steps down

Morris will serve as the non-executive chairman of the board following his retirement. Vermillion will continue to serve on Avista's board of directors

Minigrid combines solar and digital to electrify Togo village

Solar energy is now providing the electricity for an entire village in Togo of 4000 people, powering streetlights, homes, schools and shops.

Siemens Gamesa sells 487 MW in wind turbines in two U.S. deals

Coyote, located in Scurry County, Texas, will feature 48 SG 4.5-145 and 11 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines. Project completion is expected for the summer of 2020