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GE chief Immelt mulling early departure


The chief executive of General Electric Jeff Immelt is reported to be stepping down, well short of his 20 year tenure. Mr Immelt had been expected to remain at the helm until 2021.

Sanctions won’t have impact on Finnish nuclear – Rosatom


Russian state-owned Rosatom says it believes international sanctions are unlikely to have an effect on the company’s work at Pyhajoki nuclear power plant.

Personnel drive for UK’s latest CCGT plant


A recruitment drive has been launched to find suitable personnel for the Carrington combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in Manchester, England.

RWE chief outlines strategy of survival


The CEO of RWE, Mr Peter Terium provided a blunt analysis of the difficulties his company is facing in 2014 at its AGM at the Grugahalle in Essen, Germany on Wednesday morning.

European Commission passes state aid guidelines


The European Commission has adopted new rules on public support for projects in the energy sector.

Emerson Process Management in $60m expansion in Romania


Emerson Process Management is spending $60m on an expansion of its manufacturing and engineering services campus in Romania.

Alstom wins another coal-fired power equipment deal in India


Bharat Heavy Industrials (BHEL) has awarded Alstom a $55m contract to supplyto supply 3x660 MW supercritical boilers and components for the North Karanpura coal power plant in Jharkhand, India.

Rewriting Plan A


The global power utility market is currently undergoing an increase in capital expenditures.

Sending out the right signals


Safety is of paramount importance in the power generation industry.

Sealing the deal



In almost every pump there exists a mechanical seal which separates the pumped fluid from the atmosphere while allowing efficient operation of the rotating shaft which drives the pump impeller.

RWE Generation chief confirmed for POWER-GEN Europe


POWER-GEN Europe and its co-located event Renewable Energy World Europe, the leading conference and exhibition for the international power and renewable industries, have confirmed that the first two speakers for its highly anticipated joint opening keynote session.

Wind chiefs use Barcelona event to warn of industry pitfalls


The European wind energy industry’s most influential figures have delivered various warnings this week on the threats that must be overcome to advance the industry’s development.

Westinghouse and Sofia University prepare for Bulgarian nuclear construction


Westinghouse Electric is in partnership with the Technical University of Sofia (TU-Sofia) to ensure a new generation of Bulgarian engineers possess the expertise to engage with new nuclear technology.

Eleclink aims to assist in bridging energy gap


Consultations are nearing closure on the Eleclink venture, as its backers and national regulators of the UK and France conclude arrangements on what should be a highly beneficial project for both countries, once it gets off the ground.

Alstom supplies turbines to Russian gas-fired power plant


Alstom is in the process of installing GT13E2 gas turbines at the Nizhneturinskaya thermal power plant (TPP) in the Urals region of Russia.

GE aims to drive home the advantage of distributed power


General Electric (GE) launched its distributed power business this week and Chief Marketing Officer David Keefer explained some of the compelling reasons why the company is investing $1.4bn into meeting the world’s need for on-site power.

Dong sells 25 per cent share in London Array for $1.06bn


Dong Energy has announced that it is selling half of its 50 per cent share in London Array to La Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec for $1.06bn (£644m). This means Dong will continue to have a 25 per cent share in the 630MW London Array 1 offshore wind farm.

Statoil chief rails against coal’s place in European energy


Rune Bjørnson, Statoil's senior vice president of Natural Gas, said the European Union (EU) must overhaul the bloc's emissions trading scheme (ETS) to raise carbon prices and make coal less price-competitive.

Areva and Gamesa join forces to target offshore wind


Areva and Gamesa have announced a joint venture aimed at using their combined resources in the field of offshore wind power development, particularly in Europe.

Westinghouse extends European Maintenance Centre


An increase in its customer base has seen Westinghouse inaugurate the extension of its European Maintenance Center in Nivelles, Belgium.