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

01/04/2015

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

24/03/2015

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

20/03/2015

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

20/03/2015

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

18/03/2015

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

18/03/2015

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

New partnership focuses on European thermal power generation

18/03/2015

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

Commission extends deadline for GE-Alstom investigation

18/03/2015

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

16/03/2015

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

12/03/2015

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

12/03/2015

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

12/03/2015

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

09/03/2015

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

09/03/2015

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

06/03/2015

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

05/03/2015

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

26/02/2015

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

25/02/2015

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

25/02/2015

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

What is the future for large frame gas turbines?

25/02/2015

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