Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or the nuclear deal) appears to have paved the way for foreign investment to help Iran upgrade its power sector.
Siemens has received a €200 million order from Pakistan for a complete power island for the new combined cycle Punjab Power Plant Jhang.
Symbion Energy and Highland Group Holdings Ltd (HGHL) have signed an agreement under which HGHL will invest $100 million towards the extraction of methane from Lake Kivu, on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Siemens has announced that its SGT-800 industrial gas turbine has been upgraded to enable it to achieve a power output of 57 MW and an efficiency of over 40 per cent in simple cycle application.
Engineers of state-run Ceylon Electricity Board have given notice of trade union action over a generation plan that they claim show LNG power plants were shown to be cheaper than coal.
Siemens has announced that it is developing its HL-class gas turbines.
DTE Energy has announced that it is seeking permission to build a natural gas-fired power plant northeast of Detroit, USA, as the utility moves forward with plans to close coal-fired plants.
Indonesia Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of PLN, has announced that it has awarded a consortium of GE, Marubeni, and Hutama Karya an EPC contract for the Tambak Lorok Combined Cycle Power Plant Block 3 Project.
Siemens has won an order to supply the key power generation equipment for the Sabiya Extension 3 combined cycle power plant in Kuwait.
UK-based Centrica has agreed to sell two of its combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations, Langage and South Humber Bank, to EP UK Investments (EPUK) for £318 million.