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German Solar power may be cheaper than fossil fuels in 5 years

  • 13 years ago (2010-11-04)
  • Junior Isles

A study by A.T. Kearney Inc. shows electricity from solar panels in Germany may be as cheap as power from new gas and coal plants within as little as five to eight years.

Reliance and Shanghai Electric deal is just the start

  • 13 years ago (2010-11-02)
  • Junior Isles

Reliance Power’s $10 billion pact with Shangai Electric Group Co. for the supply of power generation equipment and related service contracts is the largest ever China-India power deal but could be only the beginning of similar deals by other Indian utilities.

Ateşçelik plans factory to harness Turkey’s wind power potential

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-25)
  • Junior Isles

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

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-23)
  • Junior Isles

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

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-21)
  • Junior Isles

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

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-19)
  • Junior Isles

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

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-17)
  • Junior Isles

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

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-15)
  • Junior Isles

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

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-15)
  • Junior Isles

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

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-13)
  • Junior Isles

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.