SSE Thermal and Equinor have announced plans to jointly develop a new low-carbon power station at Peterhead, which could become one of the UK’s first power stations to be equipped with carbon capture technology.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced eight university-led projects will receive nearly $6.2 million in Federal funding for research and development projects aimed at advancing hydrogen as a high-performing, efficient gas for turbine-based electricity generation.
Australian utility and gas group EnergyAustralia has given approval for construction of the 316 MW Tallawarra B gas-fired power plant in the Illawarra region of New South Wales (NSW).
The IPP eRex has announced that it will build Japan’s first commercial hydrogen power plant in 2022 to produce around 360 kW.
Equinor and SSE have announced plans to develop two low-carbon power plants, one equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS), the other powered entirely by hydrogen.
A report from the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has stated that the massive loss of power generation during the Texas blackout in February was primarily caused by power plants freezing up under historically cold conditions.
Japanese utility Tohoku Electric Power has mothballed the oil- and gas-fired 350 MW Minato No 1 and No 2 units at its Higashi Niigata power plant in Japan’s northwestern Niigata prefecture.
Siemens Energy has announced that it will supply two 460 MW F-class gas turbine power islands for the second phase of Shenzhen Energy Corporation’s Fengda power plant expansion project.
Korea Western Power (KOWEPO) has signed an agreement on March 3 with Thai Petrochemical Industry Polene Power (TPIPP) and Korea Gas Corp to jointly build a 1.7 GW gas power plant and LNG infrastructure in Songkhla Chana, a region in southern Thailand.
Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has started development of a 40 MW gas turbine fuelled by 100 per cent ammonia.