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GE to supply equipment for Turkish gas-fired power plant

GE has secured contracts to provide equipment and services for a new gas-fired power plant in the Erzin district of southern Turkey. The Egemer Elektrik Uretim-Erzin combined-cycle gas turbine power plant is owned and operated by Akenerji. GE has agreed to supply two Frame 9FB Gas Turbines and three generators fo...

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Foster Wheeler subsidiary secures contract for steam generator in Sweden

A subsidiary of Foster Wheeler's Global Power Group has secured a contract from Lunds Energi for a 35MWe biomass-fired circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) boiler island in Sweden. The value of the contract has not been disclosed. The firm will be responsible for the design and supply the steam generator and auxiliary...

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Siemens to supply steam turbine generator for UK waste-to-energy plant

Siemens Energy has received a contract to supply a SST-400 steam turbine generator for a waste-to-energy plant equipped with combined power and heat generation in Plymouth, UK. The order was made by Imtech Deutschland, the general contractor for the plant which will build the project on behalf of Germany-based EfW s...

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GE to provide aeroderivative gas turbine for Italian power plant

GE will provide an LM6000-PF Sprint aeroderivative gas turbine and related services to Enipower (Eni) for its Bolgiano district heating plant in San Donato Milanese, near Milan, Italy. The Bolgiano cogeneration plant (CHP) produces thermal energy both for district heating and cooling for Eni headquarters, municipal ...

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Elektrocieplownia signs contract with Abengoa for combined cycle plant in Poland

Spain-based Abengoa has entered into a €380m contract with state-owned energy and gas distribution company Elektrocieplownia Stalowa Wola to carry out engineering and construction of the 450 MW combined cycle plant in Poland. The plant is located in Stalowa Wola includes a gas turbine, a steam turbine and a heat r...

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Norway opens CO2 Capture test facility

Norway has inaugurated a CO2 capture test facility at the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM). Partially based on Alstom's Chilled Ammonia technology, Mongstad's new test centre would be Europe's largest such centre for CO2 capture. TCM's partners Gassnova, Statoil, Shell and Sasol had selected Alstom as one of two ...

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Petrovietnam awards equipment supply order for coal power plant in Vietnam

Petrovietnam Construction Joint Stock Corp. has selected a team of Toshiba Corp, Sojitz Corp. and Daelim Industrial Co to provide equipment for its 1,200MW Thai Binh 2 Coal Thermal Power Plant Project in Thai Binh province on north-east coast of Vietnam. The $830m engineering, procurement and supply contract will in...

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GE ships aeroderivative gas turbine unit for Israeli power plant

GE said it has shipped 12 LM6000-PC Sprint aeroderivative gas turbine-generators to the Dorad Energy power plant in Ashkelon, Israel, as part of its $200m deal with Wood Group. The power plant is a combined-cycle design, using hot exhaust from the GE gas turbines to generate steam to power two steam turbine-generato...

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GE performs gas turbine upgrade at Spanish cogeneration plant

GE has performed a major repowering upgrade of its LM2500-PE gas turbine at Cogen España's Tortosa Energía cogeneration plant in Tarragona, Spain. The $12.5m Tortosa Energia project altered the existing natural-gas-fueled GE LM2500-PE gas turbine to the more efficient, cleaner and powerful GE LM2500+ DLE model, th...

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EDF purchases EnBW stakes in Poland

French utility EDF has entered into an agreement with German utility EnBW to repurchase stakes in EnBW's two subsidiaries, ERSA and KOGENERACJA in Poland. 32.45% and 15.59%, respectively, of the polish companies have been purchased by EDF. This transaction had already been planned for in the contract of 6 Decembe...

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Alstom Grid secures utility contract from Svenska Kraftnät in Sweden

Alstom Grid has secured a €240m utility contract from Svenska Kraftnät for the 1,440 MW south-west link in Sweden. The project will link through Barkeryd in central Sweden to Hurva and use high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology Under the terms of the contract, Alstom will supply HVDC converter stations ...

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Wuhan Kaidi Electric Power to build coal-fired plant in Vietnam

Chinese power producer Wuhan Kaidi Electric Power has entered into a co-operation agreement with Wuhan Kaidi Electric Power Engineering to build a coal-fired power plant in Vietnam. The 2x300 MW Thang Long thermal power plant is located in Quang Ninh province of Vietnam and will adopt coal-fired circulating fluidize...

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Foster Wheeler to supply steam generators for Vietnamese power plant

Foster Wheeler has secured a contract from Hyundai Engineering and Construction for the design and supply of four circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generators for the Mong Duong 1 thermal power plant in Vietnam. The company will be responsible for the design and supply of the 4x250 MWe (net megawatt electric) cl...

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Foster Wheeler secures contract for steam generators in Hungary

Foster Wheeler has secured a contract for the design and supply of two heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) to Tecnicas Reunidas in Hungary. The HRSGs will be installed in a combined-cycle power plant which will be built near Budapest by Tecnicas Reunidas. The facility will be owned by CM European Power Interna...

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Siemens Energy to Supply Turbines to German Wind Farm

Siemens Energy has secured a contract from WindMW to supply 80 wind turbines to be installed at the 288 MW Meerwind Sud and Meerwind Ost wind project in Bremerhaven, Germany. The company secured the contract from WindMW, majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone and Windland Energieerzeugungs, which will constru...

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Siemens gas turbine starts test operation in Germany

Siemens Energy said that the 60 Hertz version of its SGT-8000 gas turbine series has started test operation at its Berlin facility in Germany. The company is targeting the Saudi Arabian market for this 60 Hertz version of the SGT-8000 turbine series and the turbine has already been ordered by customers in the US and...

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UK government approves 900 MW gas-fired power plant in Essex

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change has approved power generator InterGen's proposals to build a new 900 MW gas-fired plant at the London Gateway Logistics Park in Essex. The new power station, which is expected to cost about £600m, will comprise of up to two combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units, each...

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AES-VCM to invest $1.95bn for a coal-fired plant in Vietnam

Vietnam-based AES-VCM Mong Duong Power will invest about $1.95bn for the construction of a coal-fired plant in Quang Ninh, Vietnam. US AES owns 51% stake in AES-VCM Mong Duong Power, which will develop the plant on a build-operate-transfer basis The plant with a capacity of 1.24GW Mong Duong 2 plant will receive ...

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Siemens begins construction work on 430 MW power plant in Germany

Siemens Energy has started work on turnkey erection of the Knapsack II combined-cycle power plant at Hurth near Cologne, Germany. The facility is being built in Hurth's chemical industry park and will have an installed generating capacity of about 430 MW. In September 2010, Siemens and Norwegian power supply comp...

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RWE, Gazprom sign MoU to jointly build power plants in Europe

German utility RWE and Russian gas company Gazprom have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strategic partnership in power generation in Europe. The companies are looking to form a joint venture which will consist of existing or newly built gas- and coal-fired power plants in the UK, Germany and the Benelu...

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UK Government Proposes Infrastructure Overhaul

UK households and businesses must contribute to major investments to revamp the country's energy infrastructure, the energy secretary Chris Huhne has said. Unveiling a package of reforms, Huhne said that ageing power stations and an outdated grid will need £110bn to overhaul, even without renewable generation. "...

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PGI Energy JV to Develop 1,000 MW Power Plants in Nigeria

PGI Energy and its joint venture partners J&L Instrumentation & Power and Knox J&L Energy Solutions will construct several 1,000 MW power plants in Ajaokuta, Nigeria. PGI Energy will provide funds for the $700m scheme through US-based investment bank Pythagoras Group. The projects have secured long-term power pur...

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World’s First Wave Power Plant Begins Operations

Electric utility Ente Vasco de la Energia has inaugurated the Mutriku wave power plant, the world's first in commercial operation. The 300 kW wave power plant is located between Bilbao and San Sebastian in Spain. Voith hydro has supplied 16 power units for the wave plant, which can power 250 homes, the company sa...

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UK Competition Launched to Rethink Pylon Design

A competition has been launched in Britain to 'beautify' electricity pylons, often seen as an eyesore among the country's landscapes. The Department of Energy and Climate Change, along with the National Grid and the Royal Institute of British Architects will call for established and up-and-coming architects and engi...

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Thames Tidal to Develop Tidal Farm in UK

Thames Tidal will install a turbine along the HQS Wellington, a Royal Navy warship, as part of a pilot project to develop a 50MW tidal farm along the Thames River in the UK. The two-month trial will help in planning measures to mitigate any environmental risks, including impact on existing river users in future. ...

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Alstom to Rehabilitate Russian Hydropower Plants

Alstom Hydro France, Alstom Russia and the Russian United Energy-Construction (OEK) have signed an agreement with RusHydro to upgrade the Cascade of Kubansky hydropower plants in Russia. The Kubansky Cascade hydropower plants comprise eight hydro power plants and one pumped storage power plant, with a total origina...

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Hyundai Wins Capacity Expansion Contract for Iraqi Power Plant

South Korea-based Hyundai Engineering & Construction has secured a contract from the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity to increase the capacity of its Al-Quds gas plant to 1,400MW from its current 900MW capacity. The Al-Quds gas-fired power station is located in a suburb north-east of Baghdad. Work under the $219m ...

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UK Tidal Farm Proposal Approved by DECC

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has approved a proposal by developer Marine Current Turbines to build a tidal farm in Kyle Rhea, Scotland, through EU funding. The proposal will be sent to the European Investment Bank, which will perform due diligence on the application for nine months. The...

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Mitsui Consortium Secures EPC Contract from Jorf Lasfar Energy

A consortium consisting of Mitsui and Daewoo E&C has secured a $1.1bn contract from Jorf Lasfar Energy for the construction of a 700 MW coal-fired power plant in Morocco. Under the engineering, procurement and construction contract, the consortium will build two units each with a gross capacity of 350 MW at Jorf La...

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Alstom to Supply Equipment for €1bn Malaysian Coal-Fired Plant

Alstom will provide key power generation equipment worth over €650m to TNB Janamanjung for a 1,000 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant in Manjung, Malaysia. Under the contract, Alstom will engineer, procure, construct and commission a 1,000 MW steam turbine, a generator, a supercritical boiler and auxiliaries....

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GE Secures $500m Contracts from SEC

GE has secured contracts to supply gas turbine technology and services for four Saudi Electric Company power plants under a capacity expansion programme. The total value of the contracts is more than $500m. GE will provide three 7FA gas turbines, one D11 steam turbine and four generators for combined-cycle serv...

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GE to Introduce New Steam Turbine Technology in India

General Electric (GE) plans to introduce its latest generation of 660MW and 800MW supercritical steam turbine technology in India this year. GE Energy India president and CEO Kishore Jayaraman said GE's steam turbine technology is extremely flexible and can be customised with a variety of boiler conditions. "We ...

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UK Misses 2010 Renewable Energy Target

The Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) has said the UK has reached only 6.5% of the 10% renewable electricity target set for 2010. REF has released an information note based on analysis of new Department of Energy and Climate Change and Office of Gas and Electricity Markets Group (Ofgem) data. The analysis shows t...

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Alstom to retrofit generators at Belchatow in Poland

Global leader in power generation equipment and services, Alstom, has signed a contract with PGE Gornictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., which operates Belchatow, Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant, to retrofit six generators at the power plant’s units 7 to 12. Alstom’s generator retrofit will enable ...

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Gaelectric Investing £22 Million in NI Wind Farm

The energy group Gaelectric plans to invest £22 million into a new wind farm after receiving planning permission for a 15 megawatt complex at initiative, near Pomeroy, in County Tyrone. The new farm will create 20 jobs. The wind farm development will consist of six wind turbines, all of them will be 64 metres and ...

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PetroVietnam to Construct Thermal Power Plant in Vietnam

PetroVietnam Power and the PetroVietnam Construction have signed a contract to build a power plant in Vietnam's Thai Binh province. The 15MW Thai Binh Thermal Power Plant No 2 is expected to generate 6.7 billion kWh of electricity every year. The project requires a total investment of $1.6bn, and is vital for the...

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UK Approves Gas Power Plant in South Derbyshire

The UK Government has given the go ahead for a gas-fired power station in South Derbyshire, UK. The plant, worth £1bn (1.62bn), will be located on the site of a former coal-fired power plant that was shut down in the 1990s. RWE npower will build the power plant in three years. Energy minister Charles Hendry...

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EU Fund Renewable Energy Infrastructure Project

The EU has agreed on three ambitious pan-European alternative energy research infrastructure projects that will cost €1.2 billion as part of the roadmap of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI).

The new energy infrastructure projects will also see further investments within a 20 y...

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Moser Baer to Procure Solar Modules from First Solar

Moser Baer Clean Energy (MBCEL) has selected First Solar to supply 25MW DC of First Solar's advanced thin-film modules for its solar power generation projects in India.

The delivery of the modules is scheduled to take place by June 2011.

First Solar executive vice-president of marketing and product...

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