GE and Harbin Electric International (HEI) have achieved first fire and synchronisation of the second 385 MW GE 9HA gas turbine installed at the Bhikki Power Plant in Pakistan.
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said that 13 GW of natural gas-fired generating capacity is due to come online in the USA during 2017.
Siemens has won an order for a new combined cycle gas turbine at King’s Lynn power station in Norfolk, UK, owned by Centrica.
Siemens has secured orders to supply four turnkey industrial power plants in Argentina.
Plans have been revived for a $1.5 billion gas-fired power plant to be built in New South Wales, Australia, among a national debate about energy security.
Iberdrola and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) have signed an agreement for two M501J gas turbines, a steam turbine, a spare gas turbine rotor, and a long-term service agreement for the El Carmen combined cycle power plant, located in Nuevo León, Mexico.
SK Engineering & Construction of South Korea has partnered with Unit ETSII, a Turkish subsidiary of the Belgium-based Unit International, to build and operate five new gas-fired power plants in Iran.
The South Australian State Government has announced that it will carry out a $550 million investment into electricity infrastructure, including construction of a new $360 million gas-fired power plant.
EDF has said that its British arm is considering construction of a new gas-fired power station in the northeast of England, close to some of its existing plants.
South Australia’s Economic Development Board (EDB) has said that the South Australian Government should consider buying or leasing a gas-fired electricity generator to help stabilise the state’s power supply.