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Balancing the risks of power blackouts with the costs of ensuring adequate supply


EnAppSys: Quick response generation the key to avoiding UK blackouts


Energy data analysts, EnAppSys, says that the ability of power generators to respond to demand is a more crucial component to combating potential power blackouts than adding extra capacity.

Bild outlines extent of struggle for power generators


Germany’s biggest selling newspapers have this week provided a telling description of the difficulties associated with the country’s power generation industry.

Chile approves 260 MW solar power plant


The Chilean Government has given the green light to build a 260 MW solar plant at Copiapo, located in the Atacama region.

The London Array turns two


The 630 MW London Array - the world's largest operational offshore wind farm, covering an area of 100 km2 - has been online since 2012, and fully operational since 2013.

The potential of plasma


Westinghouse Plasma Corporation (WPC) is working to make landfills obsolete through the deployment of its plasma gasification technology.

Playing it cool


The Asia-Pacific region is committed to setting up sustainable energy investments based on a generation mix featuring a larger portion of renewables.

Project and Technology Update


GE Power Generation Services has been selected to provide long-term maintenance services for two GE gas turbines at the Beijing Taiyanggong power plant.

Largest Jenbacher order for GE at German gas-fired plant


A power plant at Kiel in Germany is to take a delivery of 20 Jenbacher J920 Flextra gas engines with a power output of 190 MW, which represents the largest sale in the history of the Jenbacher company, according to GE.

APR Energy wins Botswana fast-track deal


APR Energy has signed a contract with national electric utility Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) to provide 35 MW of new generation for a two-year term.

RWE launches power-to-gas plant in Germany


RWE has today launched a state-of-the-art power-to-gas plant in Germany.

UK gas-fired plant set for upgrades


A gas-fired power plant in the UK is set to receive a range of equipment and software upgrades from GE.

Wartsila wins five-year deal for Alaska power plant


Wärtsilä has signed a five-year maintenance agreement for a power plant in Alaska.

China begins work on its largest solar power plant


China has begun construction work on its first large-scale solar power plant to be operated commercially, located in the Gobi desert.

GE to build 190 MW gas-fired CHP plant in Germany


GE and general contractor Kraftanlagen München  are set to build a 190 MWe/192 MWth gas-fired combined heat and power plant for German municipal utility Stadtwerke Kiel.  

E.ON and FCE to build MW-scale fuel cell CHP plant in Germany


An agreement has been put in place to build Europe's first commercial MW-scale fuel cell power plant.

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.