The European Commission (EC) may launch a probe into allegations that power transmission system operators (TSOs) in the European Union are pushing congestion to the borders of their grid systems, according to Platts.

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The Public Power Corporation of Greece (PPC) has placed an order for another MAN B&W 9K60MC-S engine with MAN Diesel’s Korean licensee, Doosan Engine.

Genset Roundup

Portuguese rental company Guimerá working closely with Atlas Copco Portugal and Atlas Copco rental, provided no fewer than 25 Atlas Copco generating sets for the recent ‘Rock in Rio’ music festival in Lisbon.

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Coal gas down under powers grid Australian developer of renewable energy Envirogen has begun operating a new coal...

Genset Roundup

Peaking power for the Port of Pecém As one of the largest ports in Brazil, the Port of...

Asia-Pacific World News

Shanghai Foxboro Company Limited has been awarded a $3m automation contract for a 1200 MW capacity expansion project at the Jiangsu Zhenjiang Power Generation Co. Ltd. in China's Jiangsu province.

World News: companies

Babtie wind advisors: Babtie Power Consultancy Group has been appointed to advise power project developers AB Energy of the UK and Canada's ATCO on all aspects of their wind energy electrical generation projects.

Around the Globe: companies

Navigant Consulting has announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire portions of Arthur D. Little's management consulting business.

Esat Digifone calls for Cummins genset

Ireland's first Cummins Power Generation QSK60-powered genset is providing standby power at Esat Digifone's latest switch site in Blanchards Town near Dublin. The Cummins QSK60 generating set - which is rated at 2000 kVA, 400 V, 50 Hz - will allow subscribers to the Esat Digifone network to continue making and receiving calls in the event of mains failure.

Octagon Energy inaugurates Hickleton power project

Octagon Energy has started electricity generation based on coal mine methane at its Hickleton site near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

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