PennWell`s 1995 Central and Eastern European Power Industry Forum examined the role of central and eastern European countries in a European power market
Electric utilities in Australia are facing far-reaching reforms to break down government-based monopolies and introduce new competition. The objective is to achieve reforms similar to those in the United Kingdom, creating a national grid to separate generators from distributors. Retail competition will be encouraged.
Swasti Power Engineering Ltd. of India and Essex Hydro Associates of the United States have announced a joint venture to develop the hydropower potential of the Bhilanganga River in Uttar Pradesh, with permission recently granted by the government for three to five plants and a target total capacity between 9 MW and 25 MW.
MAN B&W Diesel AG, Augsburg, Germany, won the contract for an energy supply modernization project for the town of Grimma in Saxonia, Germany. MAN B&W is extending the existing station with a cogeneration plant.
A single operator control system provides the edge needed to compete with other hydro plants in the region while balancing power needs with water availability
ABB is laying a 150-mile high-voltage dc transmission link under the Baltic sea. The cable, rated at 600 MW capacity with 450-kV dc, will run from Kruseberg, Sweden, to Herrenwyk, Germany. The project will set new world records for both length and capacity.
The French and Chinese authorities have chosen a consortium of French firms to participate in the expansion of Daya Bay nuclear power plant in Guandong province of China. The expansion is expected to cost approximately (US)$2.83 billion.
Air Instruments and Measurements Inc., Baldwin Park, Calif., USA, announced shipping of its 100th in-situ Model E-6000 HCl analyzer. The system is being used primarily in Europe and Asia for on-line, real-time closed loop control and compliance monitoring of flue gas HCl emission levels.
Aware of its past and dealing with its problems in the present, the global power industry is poised to solve its future problems now
Worldwide, developing countries are now finding the advantages of privately owned and operated electric power plants