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BRUSH completes $47m manufacturing facility in Shanghai


As part of a continuing business investment and development strategy, BRUSH, the largest independent manufacturer of turbogenerators in the world, has announced the completion of a major new $47m manufacturing facility near Shanghai, China to produce European quality turbogenerators for the growing Chinese market.

Zimbabwe aims to tackle shortage problem with new $1.1bn coal-fired power plant


Zimbabwe is hoping to consign the use of diesel generators to the past by delivering the first phase of a 2000 MW coal-fired power project.

Engie acquires key engineering firm in Chile


Engie has announced what it says is a major step in developing energy services in Latin America, through the acquisition of IMA in Chile.

$1bn solar-thermal power plant for Israel


An agreement has been signed between the Israeli government and Negev Energy for the latter to build a $1bn 121MW solar-thermal power plant.

GE confirms concessions made to win EU favour on Alstom


In a bid to meet European Union competition expectations, General Electric has offered concessions in its efforts to finalise its £9bn takeover of France’s Alstom.

ADB praises power sector turnaround in Georgia


Georgia’s power sector reforms over the past two decades have been praised by the Asian Development Bank.

Brazil to benefit from bet on distributed generation


The Brazilian energy crisis may lead to greater investment in distributed generation.

Less than a week for GE to win over EU on Alstom


General Electric has just over a week to offer concessions and head off E.U. regulatory concerns about its $13.7bn bid for Alstom’s power unit.

APR wins Egypt fast-track power contract


Fast-track power firm APR Energy has signed a year-long, $30m contract to provide a gas turbine power plant in Egypt. 

Nordics’ largest energy storage project launched


The Nordic region’s largest energy storage facility is to be built in Finland as part of a smart energy system in Helsinki.

Siemens storage plant another step forward for Energiewende


Siemens launched what it says is the largest hydrogen energy storage plant in the world this week.

GE points to Chinese competition in persuading EU regulators


General Electric chiefs met EU antitrust regulators on Thursday, aiming to persuade them that their acquisition of Alstom will not contravene competition law.

A winning formula for waste to energy power plants


For most power station operators the idea of using fuel that is not just free, but that they are actually getting paid to take, is probably something of an alien concept. But there is one generating industry where just such a model prevails, finds Ben Messenger

Africa: challenging energy market with limitless potential


Underdeveloped power networks coupled with surging economic and social growth mean that Africa is a vital market for Aggreko, says James Shepherd

Germany considers CHP in bid to resolve emissions problem


German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel is ready to turn to combined heat and power technology as a solution to the problem of curbing carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants while saving jobs.

Alstom and Saft’s innovative energy storage goes live at EDF’s Concept Grid


The Alstom-Saft consortium has successfully commissioned its smart battery energy storage system (BESS) at the EDF's Concept Grid Lab.

Five major energy shifts predicted for global power market


Global power generation will experience five dominant trends over the next 25 years, putting unprecedented pressure on energy companies, utilities and policy-makers, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

UK analysis says German wind chief’s assertion doesn’t stand up


Comments made by the German Wind Power Association’s president Hermann Albers with regard to wind’s ability to compensate for the closure of conventional and nuclear power plants have been called into question by an independent energy sector data analysis consultancy.

Rolls-Royce in UK CHP genset contract win


Rolls-Royce and project developer P3P Partners have signed a contract for the supply of four generating sets.

Wind and solar turbines advised to tackle security risk


Poor security around wind turbine and solar power systems needs to be addressed by those in the field, according to findings by a German security researcher.