GE Renewable Energy has won a turnkey contract with Star Pumped Storage Ltd for the 344 MW Kokhav Hayarden hydro pumped storage station, the second to be installed in Israel.
Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s Energy Minister, said that the country plans to build three nuclear power plants between 2023 and 2030, and that these would provide 10 per cent of domestic electricity consumption.
It has been reported that Knesset members from United Torah Judaism Party are seeking to establish small private power stations in Haredi neighbourhoods, which will be cut off from the national grid on Saturdays.
ABB has won a $30 million order to supply and install a substation at the 3000 MW Rumaila power plant, located in the Basra region of southern Iraq.
A 20 MW photovoltaic power project is scheduled for launch on 27 July in Mahan, Kerman Province, Iran.
Siemens has won an order to supply the key power generation equipment for the Sabiya Extension 3 combined cycle power plant in Kuwait.
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.