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Global gas and steam turbine market to reach $43.5bn by 2020


The growing availability of natural gas and its use in power production are set to give a boost to the global gas turbine market, according to a new report, while the outlook for steam turbines is mixed.  

MHPS and HCH jointly to supply H-25 gas turbine debut


Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) and Hitachi (China) Ltd. (HCH), a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. in China, have jointly received an order for an H-25 gas turbine for Ningbo Kefeng Thermal Power Co., Ltd. (NKTP) in China.

Virtual power plant to integrate energy resources


A German energy services provider is to implement and operate a ‘virtual power plant’ based on an energy management system from Siemens Smart Grid, the companies have announced. 

GE Forum explains benefits of FlexEfficiency to gas power interests


Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United, was the venue last week for General Electric Power and Water’s FlexEfficiency Forum, aimed at getting the most out of gas turbine technology.

Concerns expressed over $316m Fukushima ice wall


A top nuclear power official has expressed concerns about Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima ice wall project.

China to overtake US as diesel genset market leader


China is poised to overtake the US as the global diesel generator set market leader according to new data.

Is India’s power sector headed for consolidation?


An Indian conglomerate is set to buy a coal-fired plant in a deal that analysts say could herald a period of consolidation for the nation’s power sector

Analysis demonstrates greater diversity in UK power market


The latest independent analysis of the UK electricity market shows that while coal has retained its top share of the power pie, renewables has become more influential and the market in general is displaying greater diversity.

Siemens looks on the bright side as France sells GDF stake


Siemens chief executive Joe Kaeser is taking a positive view of his company’s failure to secure a deal to buy French power equipment manufacturer Alstom.

Technology Update


Trials of an LM80 laser range sensor from ABB have proved so successful that Aberthaw power station in the UK is poised to install a further three units.

A clean bill of health for HRSGs


CO<sub>2</sub> pellet blasting is a cost-efficient and environmentally benign cleaning approach for HRSG owners and operators.

GDF Suez to build 415 MW CHP plant in Mongolia


French power and energy services firm GDF Suez is to build a 415 MW combined heat and power plant in Mongolia, according to the terms of a memorandum of understanding signed this week. 

Wartsila wins Saudi deal for ‘sauna’ engine


Finnish power company Wärtsilä has won a deal to supply a turnkey power plant in Saudi Arabia.



 Checkout a slideshow covering the big stories from POWER-GEN Europe 2014

Daewoo awards Mitsubishi gas power contract


Daewoo Engineering & Construction has awarded Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) a contract to supply core components for the Pocheon combined cycle power plant in South Korea.

POWER-GEN Europe Best Paper Awards announced at show conclusion


The annual POWER-GEN Europe Best Paper Awards were announced at the closing ceremony of the event in Cologne, Germany on Thursday.

"The market for large power plants will never return" - Europe's energy sector predicts its future


GE chief says new high efficiency kit ideal future fit for Europe


John Lammas, GE Vice President Thermal Engineering says that high-efficiency 9HA gas turbine technology should prove to be an appropriate solution for Europe, once market design takes into account the need for more secure, flexible gas-fired power to combat the volatility of renewables.

Positive outlook prompts Ansaldo UK nuclear purchase


Ansaldo Nucleare has cited the ‘highly positive outlook’ for the UK’s nuclear sector as motivating its decision to purchase Nuclear Engineering Services (NES) in a $49m deal.

The hot topics at POWER-GEN Europe


Check out the keynote speakers at POWER-GEN Europe.