All news, reports, projects, policy and legislation impacting the power and energy generation sectors in continental Europe, with a specific focus on news out of the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Scotland. News and updates from the European Investment Bank concerning investments, from the European Commission relating to the Green Deal, as well as updates on the energy transition, renewable energy integration, tenders and auctions within Europe will also be included.

Economic growth in Asia will require the construction of thousands of...

Although Asia has a need to add 700 GW of new capacity by the year 2010, the big question that remains is who will provide the financing

Rolls-Royce sets projects in Malta, Bolivia, China, US

Rolls-Royce and subsidiaries have announced a variety of new projects in several different countries.

Solartron, Ansaldo partner for CMS installation in Italy

Solartron Instruments Inc., in conjunction with Ansaldo Energia, has successfully commissioned a Monsor turbine on-line condition monitoring system (CMS) at Mincio Thermal Power Station in Italy. The system is expected to make a major contribution to the station`s program to extend the operating life of its 80- and 160-MW turboalternators.

MTU Friedrichshafen receives compact cogeneration plant order

MTU Friedrichshafen of Presseabteilung, Germany, received its first order for delivery of two gas-turbine plants for continuous generation of power and heat from Wintershall AG. Wintershall is installing modern cogenerating plants in its oil refinery facilities in Lingen to replace two old boilers used for steam production. Together with the gas turbines, existing steam turbines will be used to generate electricity and fulfill the refinery`s steam requirements.

Consortium builds framework for competitive bids on Shanghai projects

Price Waterhouse Hong Kong has announced an assignment from the Asian Development Bank to introduce international project finance techniques for a new power project in Shanghai. Using competitive bidding, the project could lead to a breakthrough in the way China`s power industry is financed.

Call for papers

POWER-GEN Europe, the leading exhibition and conference for the electricity- generating industry in Central, Eastern and Western Europe, will be held in Budapest, Hungary, in 1996. An industry-wide call for papers for the conference has been issued. Prospective authors should forward a 300- to 400-word abstract, in English only, to POWER-GEN Europe Management, P.O. Box 9402, 3506 GK Utrecht, The Netherlands. Abstract deadline is Nov. 19, 1995. The multitrack conference will include more than 150

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries delivers generators to Belgian nuclear station

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) has completed manufacture of three steam generators for the power generation plant of Semo S.A. in Belgium. The generators will be installed in the pressurized-water reactor plant at Semo`s Tihange-1 nuclear power station, 70 km southeast of Brussels.

Personnel awards,appointments

Brigadier-General Boey Tak Hap has been promoted to chief executive and board member of the Public Utilities Board (PUB) in Singapore. He replaces Lee Yong Siang, who is retiring. General Boey is also the new president and CEO of Singapore Power, which will take over the PUB`s power and gas assets when the industry is privatized. Other key appointments include: Choy Hon Tim, deputy chief executive of operations; Ong Ho Sim, deputy chief executive of finance and administration; and Chan Yoon Kum,

Enron keeps the faith in midst of political uproar over Dabhol

International development is a type of high stakes gamble requiring large doses of foresight, research, business and cultural savvy, and, as Enron is quickly learning--faith.

Business news and new business

The China International Business Inves-tigation Company Ltd. is now open in Hong Kong to serve overseas businesses working to enter China`s market. Services include investigative reports on business nature, history, background, management and court records, operations, financial status, import and export rights, investment and marketing analyses, sales and purchasing.

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