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‘Europe’s energy transition is built on innovation’ says ENTSO-E boss


Europe will only achieve a reliable, sustainable and connected Energy Union through co-ordinated research and development for energy infrastructure at EU level.

Nexans to reinforce Belgian grid


Elia, the Belgian Transmission System Operator (TSO), has selected Nexans extra-high voltage cable systems for the major Stevin project to reinforce Belgium’s high voltage power grid.

E.ON gas-fired power plant set for permanent closure in England


Killingholme combined cycle gas power station in north Lincolnshire, England has stopped contributing to the UK national grid and may have to be shut down for good.

Gazprom begins construction of gas-fired power plant in Russian Arctic


Gazprom Neft has begun construction of a 96 MW projected-capacity gas-fired power plant, capable of being scaled up to a total capacity of 144MW, in Northern Russia.

How temporary power can plug the gaps in renewable energy intermittency


We look at how temporary power can benefit renewable energy installations not only during periods of low wind or sunshine, but also throughout the entire plant lifecycle.

GE on the potential of energy storage


Matt Cunningham of GE Power Conversion discusses the present and future of energy storage.

New partnership focuses on European thermal power generation


A partnership aimed at acquiring large-scale thermal power generation assets has been announced.

Commission extends deadline for GE-Alstom investigation


The European Commission has extended the deadline on its investigation to assess whether GE's acquisition of Alstom is in line with EU merger regulations.

Fortum disposes of Swedish electricity grid business for $6.9bn


Fortum has followed up the sale of its Finnish grid business two years ago by offloading it Swedish grid business to a group of Swedish pension funds and Canada’s Borealis.

Contracts awarded for 12 gas-fired power plants in Thailand


Contracts for nine 120 MW and three 130 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant projects in Thailand have been awarded by Gulf MP Company, which has selected Toyo Engineering Corporation Group as EPC contractor.

1500 MW gas-fired power plant approved for Yorkshire


The UK’s secretary of state, Ed Davey has approved a recommendation by the country’s Planning Inspectorate to approve the Knottingley combined cycle gas turbine plant.

GE plans to sell 500 H-class gas turbines by 2030


A top executive at General Electric says the company intends to sell 500 of its new gas turbines by 2030.

Eurelectric back cross-border capacity remuneration market


European electricity industry body Eurelectric has launched a report setting out a reference model for how European capacity markets should operate.

MHPS wins gas turbine deal for Myanmar power island


Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has won a deal to provide equipment for two power islands in Myanmar which will electrify a new economic zone.

GE claims new benchmark for gas engine efficiency


GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business said today that it has achieved a record-breaking gas engine electrical efficiency of over 50 per cent.  

Advanced power plant controls as a competitive advantage


A German CHP plant was looking for innovative ways to generate power more effectively and improve current assets.

Statistic reveals five-year power generation trend for UK


Fossil fuel power has been on the wane in the UK over the last five years, while output from wind power has more than trebled.

The modern solution for every girth gear drive


Why soft starters are gaining market share over variable frequency drives.

How remotely operated aerial vehicles are changing the view of power and utility inspections


Remotely operated aerial vehicles are increasingly being adopted as a site inspection tool.

What is the future for large frame gas turbines?


We asked two of the biggest players in the sector what the next five years hold for this technology in a changing energy landscape.