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Ateşçelik plans factory to harness Turkey’s wind power potential

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-25)

Turkish company Ateşçelik, which produces a number of devices for power plants and other industrial equipment, is investing 30 million Turkish Liras in the production of wind turbine towers inthe western province of İzmir.

Alstom wins contract for 800 MW Singapore power plant

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-23)

Alstom has been selected by Keppel Merlimau Cogen Pte Ltd (KMC) to build and maintain a new 800 MW power plant in Singapore.

AEP to close 5000 MW of coal-fired generation

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-21)

American Electric Power Co. (AEP) is reviewing options to shut down more than 5000 MW of coal power, but how soon they close will depend on regulations, a company executive has said.

Qatar to consider nuclear generation option

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-19)

Qatar may decide as early as next year on whether to develop nuclear power capabilities, as the gas rich Gulf Arab state looks to wean its dependency away from hydrocarbons.

Jubilee Platinum looks to acquire Power Alt

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-17)

Mining exploration and development company Jubilee Platinum has said that it is still in negotiations for the acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in power generation company Power Alt, which if successful, might have a material effect on its share price on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

EDF seeks to modify Constellation partnership

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-15)

French state-owned power company Electricite de France is ready to move forward alone if necessary to build a third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs in Maryland, according to a company executive.

US renewables integration requires $50-100 billion in T&D; investment

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-15)

Johannes Pfeifenberger, principal and utility practice leader at The Brattle Group, has estimated that $50-100 billion in transmission investment will be needed in order to integrate renewable power onto the existing electricity grid.

Key UK CCS project put on hold

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-13)

A key £2.7 billion UK coal gasification power station that would feature carbon capture and storage on a commercial scale in 2016 has been placed on hold until the UK's coalition government clarifies its policy and incentives regime for the technology, Powerfuel chief executive Richard Budge said in an interview.

Little progress at climate talks

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-13)

A United Nations meeting on climate change ended in Tianjin, China, with no consensus on key issues such as emissions mitigation and transparency.

Masdar City to be scaled back

  • 7 years ago (2010-10-11)

The government of Abu Dhabi is scaling back its plans for an ambitious clean energy city as part of a wide-ranging review of the $22 billion project.