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Florida Power & Light announces “world’s first hybrid solar centre”

  • 7 years ago (2011-03-06)

Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company has announced that it has created what it claims to be the “world’s first hybrid solar energy centre”. The plant, the FPL Martin Next Generation Solar Facility, sits on 500 acres of Western Martin County in Florida and has a field of over 190 000 solar thermal mirrors.

BHEL wins 600 MW power plant contract in Andhra Pradesh

  • 7 years ago (2011-03-06)

Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGenco) has awarded Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) an order for a 600 MW thermal power project in Andhra Pradesh.

Edison reports gloomy 4th quarter due to weak wholesale market

  • 7 years ago (2011-03-04)

Edison International has reported 22 per cent lower fourth-quarter profit, as higher revenue at its Southern California Edison utility was offset by a write-down on its struggling wholesale power generation business.

NTPC plans massive manpower expansion

  • 7 years ago (2011-03-04)

India’s largest power producer NTPC will hire 10 000 engineers in the next ten years as part of massive expansion plans.

UK braced for new power regulations

  • 7 years ago (2011-03-02)

The UK is ready to boost payments to factories, offices and supermarkets that reduce energy use, as rising demand drives up prices and the companies turn to cleaner but less-reliable power.

Siemens targets Saudi Arabia for power projects

  • 7 years ago (2011-03-02)

Siemens AG, which recently won orders exceeding $1 billion in Saudi Arabia, is eyeing the kingdom for power-generation projects as population growth spurs electricity demand, an executive said.

NRG executive makes upbeat solar predictions, despite falling subsidies

  • 7 years ago (2011-02-26)

The chief executive of power generator NRG Energy Inc., David Crane, expects the demand for large solar projects to wane in the next few years, but this is not stopping his company from investing in it before the market gives way to smaller scale power generation.

Mitsubishi furthers Acciona partnership with CSP acquisition

  • 7 years ago (2011-02-26)

Mitsubishi Corporation has acquired a 15 per cent share in four Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) generation plants in Spain.

Iberdrola reports a positive Q4

  • 7 years ago (2011-02-24)

Spain's Iberdrola SA has reported that its fourth-quarter net profit rose 0.8 per cent on higher power generation in Spain and bigger profits from the power utility's international operations.

Drax calls for more UK biomass support

  • 7 years ago (2011-02-24)

Drax Group, operator of the UK’s biggest power station, has repeated a plea for more UK Government support for biomass burning, as it reported higher annual profits and sales.