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GE’s biogas engines to power three Turkish landfill power sites

  • 30 days ago (2017-08-25)
  • David Flin

GE’s Distributed Energy has announced that it is providing its Jenbacher biogas engine technology and its myPalnt Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions for three new landfill power production sites in Turkey.

US Energy Department says more baseload power needed to secure grid

  • a month ago (2017-08-24)
  • David Flin

The US Energy Department has released a report on 23 August stating that cheap natural gas and the growth in renewable energy are speeding up the closure of coal and nuclear plants, which it claims could put the resilience of the US electric grid at risk.

US administration rejects order to protect coal-fired plants

  • a month ago (2017-08-23)
  • David Flin

The Trump Administration in the USA has rejected a coal industry request for an emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the President personally promised him.

KEPCO to enter renewable energy development

  • a month ago (2017-08-22)
  • David Flin

The South Korean Government has decided to allow Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) engage in new renewable energy business in an effort to increase the share of renewable energy in the country’s power production by 20 per cent by 2030.

Masdar and Oman to build first large-scale wind farm in GCC

  • a month ago (2017-08-21)
  • David Flin

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Madar, has signed an EPC contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain’s TSK to build the 50 MW Dhofar Wind Power Project in Oman, the first large-scale wind farm in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Nigerian transmission company to invest $2 billion in expanding capacity

  • a month ago (2017-08-18)
  • David Flin

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has secured $2 billion to rehabilitate national grid infrastructure, and expand its transmission capacities up to 20,000 MW within the next three years.

Taiwan blackout causes scrutiny of power policy

  • a month ago (2017-08-17)
  • David Flin

Taiwan’s electricity grid has been under strain, and an outage at the country’s biggest gas-fired power plant resulted in a power outage affecting 6 million households on Tuesday.

Mozambique state power company to bring power to whole country by 2030

  • a month ago (2017-08-16)
  • David Flin

Mateus Magala, Chairman of Electricidade de Moçambique (EdM), Mozambique’s state-owned electricity company, said that EdM intends to supply power to the whole country by 2030, in a project expected to cost over $16 billion.

World’s largest solar thermal plant planned for South Australia

  • a month ago (2017-08-15)
  • David Flin

SolarReserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 MW solar thermal power station near Port Augusta, South Australia.

GE wins $100 million deal for hydro pumped storage project in Israel

  • a month ago (2017-08-14)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy has won a turnkey contract with Star Pumped Storage Ltd for the 344 MW Kokhav Hayarden hydro pumped storage station, the second to be installed in Israel.

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