Keep up to date with the latest power and smart energy developments in the USA.

The highlights in this week’s news items, provided courtesy of our American partner publications, include:

  • US based Southern Company has stated that construction will continue at the first nuclear power plant to be built in 30 years
  • The UK government has released figures indicating that renewables incorporated into the energy mix hit a record high 31.7% in Q2 of 2018, while coal dropped to an all time low of 1.6%
  • Norwegian based energy giant, Statkraft, plans to invest $1.2 billion annually in renewable energy, between 2019 - 2025, including Nordic hydropower