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

25/08/2015

EnAppSys: Quick response generation the key to avoiding UK blackouts

25/08/2015

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

24/08/2015

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

24/08/2015

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

19/08/2015

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

19/08/2015

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

Playing it cool

19/08/2015

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

19/08/2015

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

18/08/2015

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

18/08/2015

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

17/08/2015

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

UK gas-fired plant set for upgrades

13/08/2015

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

10/08/2015

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

China begins work on its largest solar power plant

03/08/2015

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

03/08/2015

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

03/08/2015

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

27/07/2015

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

24/07/2015

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

22/07/2015

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

20/07/2015

An agreement has been signed between the Israeli government and Negev Energy for the latter to build a $1bn 121MW solar-thermal power plant.