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Power demand in India dips by a quarter in ten days

  • 20 hours ago (2020-03-30)
  • David Flin

Daily power demand in India has fallen by 24 per cent over the ten days to 26 March, due to reduced industrial and commercial activities, in the wake of the spread of Covid-19.

Siemens Gamesa to supply 25 wind turbines to Vietnamese wind farm

  • 3 days ago (2020-03-27)
  • David Flin

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been contracted to supply 25 SG 4.5-145 wind turbines for the Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm in Vietnam.

Kenya’s Kaptis hydropower project to see financial closure in 2020

  • 4 days ago (2020-03-26)
  • David Flin

The 14.7MW Kaptis run-of-river hydropower project developer, Tembo Power, has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Metier, a private equity fund manager, together with its partner WK Construction.

Australia rejects call to use climate fund for coal plant upgrade

  • 5 days ago (2020-03-25)
  • David Flin

An independent review by the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee (ERAC) into the Australian Federal Government’s Climate Solutions Fund has dismissed calls to access dedicated climate funding for upgrades to extend the operational life of coal-fired power generators.

Virus shutdowns cause Malaysian coal-fired generation to fall

  • 6 days ago (2020-03-24)
  • David Flin

Power demand in Malaysia has fallen sharply over the past week due to business closures intended to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Total acquires Global Wind Power France

  • 7 days ago (2020-03-23)
  • David Flin

Total Quadran, a subsidiary of Total, has announced that it has acquired 100 per cent of Global Wind Power France, with a 1250MW portfolio of onshore wind projects. 

ContourGlobal scraps plan for new power plant in Kosovo

  • 10 days ago (2020-03-20)
  • David Flin

Power generation company ContourGlobal has announced plans to abandon construction of its 500MW coal-fired power plant in Kosovo, in order to facilitate a soother and faster transition to renewables.

MHPS wins order for three M701JAC gas turbines at Anegasaki power plant, Japan

  • 11 days ago (2020-03-19)
  • David Flin

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has received an order and begun work on a full turnkey contract for construction of three new units at the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture.

Report suggests gas turbine market to reach $10 billion by 2026

  • 12 days ago (2020-03-18)
  • David Flin

Global Market Insights has published a report which says that global gas turbine market value is expected to cross $10 billion by 2026.

Siemens receives third order from Belarus for SGT-800 gas turbine

  • 13 days ago (2020-03-17)
  • David Flin

Siemens has received a third order from Belarus to supply SGT-800 industrial gas turbines.