Takashi Kishine of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ gas turbine division allows PEi readers a sneak preview of the Japanese firm’s new J-Class gas turbine, which is set to feature the world’s largest power generation capacity and highest thermal efficiency.
In a recent interview in the Financial Times, UK energy minister Malcolm Wicks said the private sector would foot the entire bill for the decommissioning and waste disposal costs of any new nuclear power stations.
Europe: The Association of European Gas and Steam Turbine Manufacturers has been founded by eight companies in order to help strengthen the competitive position of the industry in Europe and further afield.
While energy policymakers and power industry leaders have differing views on how to move toward a clean, reliable and affordable power delivery system, they all agree on one thing: that a portfolio of fuel and technology options is the best strategy to meet our future energy needs while enduring the continued uncertainty inherent in the energy sector.
Mexico is emerging as a key market for international power developers. InterGen now has three key projects in the country including La Rosita and Bajio. It is IPPs such as these which will help Mexico meet its growing power needs.