AES gets go-ahead for Vietnam CCGT project

The AES Corporation has received approval by the Government of Vietnam to develop a 2.2 GW combined cycle gas turbine power plant, which...

Siemens and AES form new energy storage company Fluence

Siemens and US company AES Corp are to form a new global energy storage company called Fluence. 

GE wins Chile thermal plant deal

GE Power Services is to overhaul the steam turbines and generators at four thermal power plants in Chile.

AES calls time on coal-fired power plants

One of the world’s top power companies has announced that it will no longer be building coal-fired power plants once its final two projects are completed.

Construction begins on Panama’s first gas-fired power plant

Panama's first gas-fired power plant is set to come online by 2018 as construction work began last week.  

Finnish corporation enters solar business

Wartsila, the Helsinki-based power plant manufacturer has announced its entry into the solar power industry.

TenneT chief says batteries offer ‘excellent alternative’ to power plants

Gineke van Dijk, senior manager for customers and markets of TenneT, the Netherlands’ national grid operator believes batteries will prove to be an “excellent alternative” to conventional power plants in providing balancing services, especially as a complement to increased solar and wind deployment.

Grupo Bal and AES in Mexico power JV

Mexican conglomerate Grupo Bal and US energy firm AES Corporation have created EnerAB, a joint venture to undertake electricity generation projects in Mexico.

Former AES Gener execs to develop Chile coal plant

Former executives with extensive experience in the power generation sector, alongside Chilean investors, are working on a coal power plant project to be located in the north of the country.  

Argentina rejects bids from local generators

Commercial export of energy to Argentina has not yet been able to come to fruition despite the companies operating in the Norte Grande making ​efforts on several occasions.  

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