John Rishton, chief executive of Rolls-Royce, says he is “reasonably optimistic” that the sale of the company’s power unit will be concluded. The deal is expected to cost in the region of £900m ($1.5bn).
PW Power Systems has announced a contract with La Société Algérienne de Production de l’Electricité (SPE), to provide 20 FT8 MOBILEPAC units for four locations in Algeria.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has completed its acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Power Systems.
Turboden, the leading manufacturer of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators, has been awarded an order for a 1 MW ORC plant from BSkyB and a 1.8 MW ORC plant for BAA, both located in London, UK.
POWER-GEN Africa has confirmed the support of Wärtsilä as Diamond Sponsor for the upcoming 2012 Conference and Exhibition, taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 6-8 November 2012.
SolarReserve received its final Certificates of Environmental Compatibility by unanimous decision from the Arizona Corporation Commission for its $500 million, 150 MW Crossroads Solar Energy Project.
Volvo Penta’s new 250-350 kW power generation engine has a completely new, high-tech design.
Finland: Fortum Power & Heat has awarded Metso Automation a contract to modernize the automation systems at the Kauttua CHP plant. The order includes the turnkey delivery of a metsoDNA automation system for the plant's fluidized bed boiler and turbine.
Pratt & Whitney's transportable power plant product, the SWIFTPAC 50™ went into operation on Saturday for the first time at 50 MW El Cajon operated by CalPeak located outside San Diego, California.