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Plans for $1.5 billion gas-fired power plant in NSW reignited

  • 20 hours ago (2017-03-24)
  • David Flin

Plans have been revived for a $1.5 billion gas-fired power plant to be built in New South Wales, Australia, among a national debate about energy security.

Indian Government sets target to triple nuclear generation by 2024

  • a day ago (2017-03-23)
  • David Flin

The Indian Government has announced that it is expediting the process of setting up new nuclear power plants in the country, with the expectation of reaching 15 GW of capacity by 2024.

Siemens launches new 44 MW gas turbine for mobile power generation

  • 2 days ago (2017-03-22)
  • David Flin

Siemens has added the SGT-A45 TR gas turbine to its portfolio, describing the turbine as a mobile unit that will address the growing market for fast power.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems signs deal with Iberdrola for J-series gas turbines

  • 3 days ago (2017-03-21)
  • David Flin

Iberdrola and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) have signed an agreement for two M501J gas turbines, a steam turbine, a spare gas turbine rotor, and a long-term service agreement for the El Carmen combined cycle power plant, located in Nuevo León, Mexico.

NNPC targets 4000 MW new power generation capacity

  • 3 days ago (2017-03-21)
  • David Flin

Saidu Mohammed, Chief Operating Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that it will develop about 4000 MW of power capacity over the next ten years to boost power supply in the country.

SK E&C and UNIT International to build five power plants in Iran

  • 4 days ago (2017-03-20)
  • David Flin

SK Engineering & Construction of South Korea has partnered with Unit ETSII, a Turkish subsidiary of the Belgium-based Unit International, to build and operate five new gas-fired power plants in Iran.

Xcel Energy to build 1550 MW of new wind generation

  • 7 days ago (2017-03-17)
  • David Flin

Xcel Energy has announced that it will build seven new wind farms totalling 1550 MW in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa in the USA.

World’s largest virtual power plant switched on in South Australia

  • 8 days ago (2017-03-16)
  • David Flin

Power company AGL has announced that it has put a 5 MW virtual solar power station into operation in Adelaide in South Australia.

GE Hitachi and ARC Nuclear to cooperate on SMR development

  • 9 days ago (2017-03-15)
  • David Flin

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC Nuclear) have agreed to collaborate in the development and licensing of an advanced small modular reactor (aSMR) based on mature Generation IV sodium-cooled reactor technology.

South Australia to invest $550 million to secure energy supplies

  • 10 days ago (2017-03-14)
  • David Flin

The South Australian State Government has announced that it will carry out a $550 million investment into electricity infrastructure, including construction of a new $360 million gas-fired power plant.

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