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Quantum Energy Partners launches US power development company

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-22)

Private-equity firm Quantum Energy Partners (QEP) is launching a new company to buy and develop power plants in the U.S., targeting long-term supply deals with utilities.

China’s generation capacity approaches 1 Terawatt

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-21)

The start up of the second phase of Guangdong’s Ling’ao nuclear power plant means China’s installed power generation capacity now exceeds 900 GW

Venezuela to increase power generation by 5000 MW

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-18)

The Venezuelan government is making a concerted investment push in order to meet its pledge to increase power generation by 5000 MW during 2010

NRG to buy Green Mountain Energy

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-17)

NRG Energy, a US power generation company, is to acquire Green Mountain Energy (GME), a retail provider of clean energy products and services, underlining the interest among generators to expand their renewable energy portfolios.

Egypt to dramatically increase wind power production

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-16)

Egypt’s Electricity Minister Hassan Younis has reported that a total of 2500 MW, generated exclusively from wind power, will soon be added to the national power grid.

China’s power industry shows sustained growth

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-15)

China's power generation industry is set for strong growth this year, the state-run Shanghai Securities News reported, citing the country's electric power generation trade association.

US announces $5.2 million of wind power funding

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-13)

US Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy is awarding more than $5 million to support US wind energy development.

Japan and Kuwait in nuclear cooperation

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-11)

Japan and Kuwait have reached an agreement to cooperate in building nuclear power plants and encouraging the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

India considers $11 billion of funding for new power generation projects

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-09)

Energy-hungry India is considering setting up an $11 billion fund to help finance the expansion of power companies' generation capacities.

Steam turbines for Korea’s first 1000 MW ultra-supercritical power plants

  • 7 years ago (2010-09-09)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) have jointly received an order for two steam turbine-generator sets, each rated at 1000 MW, for ultra-supercritical (USC) coal-fired power generation units of Korea East-West Power Co., Ltd. (EWP).