The Turkish subsidiary of Russia’s nuclear energy company Rosatom said that it plans to launch its project to build Turkey’s first nuclear power plant in 2018.
GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji have concluded negotiations to broaden their cooperation agreement into a comprehensive 10-year Full Service Agreement (FSA), complemented by a 2-year trial of GE’s Predix-powered Digital Wind Farm solutions.
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) and the UAE’s Nawah Energy Company have agreed to cooperate in sharing operating experience Korean-designed APR1400 nuclear reactors.
Siemens has received an order to deliver an industrial steam turbine package to expand the Az Zour South 3 open cycle gas turbine power plant to combined cycle.
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 $3.5 billion 1.8 GW Aswan grid-connected solar power project, consisting of 41 solar power plants, located in Egypt’s southern governorate of Aswan, is on course for completion in 2018.
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.
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC), Japan’s Marubeni Corporation, and China’s JinkoSolar Holdings, the world’s largest solar panel producer by shipments, are forming a consortium to develop one of the world’s largest PV power plants in Abu Dhabi.
Siemens and its Dresser-Rand business will supply two gas turbine-driven compressor trains and two gas turbine generator packages for the Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex, a major petrochemical project in Oman.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that it plans to build 97 new 132/11 kV substations over the next three years, at a projected cost of $2.72 billion.