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National Grid selects REstore to sell emergency power


Energy technology company REstore has been selected to sell emergency power, known as committed Short Term Operating Reserve, to the UK National Grid.

UK unveils eight renewable projects under new market regime


The UK government today unveiled eight renewable energy projects which it is backing under its new Electricity Market Reform structure.

China's developing gas-fired CHP market


Why China is ripe for a bright CHP market which will open doors for foreign gas turbine manufacturers.

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.

Alstom wins $312m power contract in Iraq


Power equipment manufacturer Alstom has been awarded a contract to provide gas turbine power equipment in the Anbar province of Iraq.

Fortum sells off Norwegian grid and heat assets for €340m


Finnish energy group Fortum is to sell its electricity distribution business and its heat divisions in a €340m divestment.

Siemens completes high-efficiency power plant in record time


Siemens in partnership with owner/operator KOSPO has completed the Andong combined-cycle, gas-fired power plant in South Korea in just two years.

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European CHP growth to boost gas and steam turbines


The installed capacity of the combined heat and power (CHP) market in Europe is forecast to rise from the current 202 GW to 245 GW by 2020.

Nexans contributes to Birmingham’s power distribution network


Western Power Distribution, the network operator, is future-proofing the power distribution network in Birmingham, the UK's 'second city', by installing two Nexans superconducting fault current limiters.

GE deal with Tata marks Jenbacher landmark in Pakistan


GE is to install its 1000th Jenbacher gas engine in Pakistan after signing a deal with Tata Energy.

Leading lights recognised at POWER-GEN Africa Best Paper Awards


The POWER-GEN Africa conference and exhibition took place in Cape Town last week and the eagerly awaited “Best Paper Awards” were announced at the event on Wednesday.

Alstom to supply transformer to German CHP plant


Alstom has won a contract from RheinEnergie to supply a 560 MVA, 410/21kV transformer for the combined-cycle heat and power plant (CHP) in Niehl, Germany.

GE rows in behind innovative energy storage project


General Electric (GE) is to work together with a UK company focusing on the development of a new energy storage technology that could greatly assist the prospects for more cost-effective renewable power.

CEEC wins Vietnam and Bangladeshi power plant contracts


China Energy Group (CEEC) has been awarded with contracts to construct and install the Duyen Hai Phase-Ⅲ 2x622 MW coal-fired power plant in Vietnam and followed up that success by winning a deal for installation of the Bhola 225MW combined cycle power plant in Bangladesh.

Cummins signs development deal with Ceres Power


UK-based boiler technology company Ceres Power has signed a joint development agreement with US power systems giant Cummins Power Generation.

US utility sector faces ‘death spiral’


According to a new report, US utility professionals believe their sector will change dramatically over the next 10 years.

Progress installs over 60 gensets for STOR solution in UK


The Progress Group, part of generating set manufacturer FG Wilson’s global network of dealers, has completed short term operating reserve installations at three sites in the UK for National Grid.

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.

$1.4bn vote of confidence in distributed power by GE


GE Vice Chairman John G. Rice and Lorraine Bolsinger, leader of GE’s new Distributed Power business, gathered today with business and government officials in Jakarta, Indonesia to launch GE’s Distributed Power, a new business that combines three product lines—Aeroderivative Gas Turbines, Jenbacher Gas Engines and Waukesha Gas Engines—aimed to better serve the distributed power space.