Gas security at global level might be less solid than what perceived, on the back of LNG markets being “less flexible than is commonly believed” a new report fro the International Energy Agency found.
Stadtwerke Kiel gave the go-ahead for the construction of a 190 MW cogeneration plant in Kiel, Germany.
The plant utilises 20 GE's Jenbacher gas engines, each with an output of 9.5 MW. It has a total efficiency of 90%.
Increasing energy efficiency should be a major target for governments across the world, together with increasing the use of renewables, against the backdrop of more stringent carbon emission targets, the International Energy Agency said.
Wastewater from a Del Monte's 23,000-hectare pineapple plantation in in the Philippines is being used to fuel two GE's Jenbacher J420 gas engines installed at a manufacturing plant.
Methane-laden waters of Ruanda’s Lake Kivu are being utilised by ContourGlobal as an energy source for power generation, after Exponent evaluated the physical and chemical impact of this unique project. If left untapped, the methane dissolved in the lake could trigger an uncontrolled gas eruption that would imperil the lives of nearby inhabitants.
UK energy regulator Ofgem and the UK Government have opened a consultation aimed at finding ways to develop “a smarter, more flexible and user-friendly energy system” which includes “looking at what can be done to make it easier for businesses to provide voluntary demand side response, where they turn down electricity use at peak times in exchange for payments” they said in a statement published on Ofgem's website.
The impact of the promised change in direction in energy policies in the US by newly elected president Donald Trump might be smaller than expected, due to the stronger effect of wider market trends already underway, a recent report by Deutsche Bank suggested.
The gas turbine services market is expected to reach $18.45 billion by 2021, with a compound annual growth of 4.1% between 2016 to 2021, research group MarketsandMarkets said.
Entergy Louisiana has received approval from the Louisiana Public Service Commission to build a new natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant in St. Charles Parish.
Coal-fired electricity is set to be higher year on year over the coming winter, surpassing gas-fired power, which in turn is expected to see a decline in the coming months, the Energy Information Administration said.
Wartsila is to supply a 101 MW gas-fired power plant to electricity generator Pampa Energia in Argentina.
UK Power Reserve (UKPR) has partnered with Total Gas and Power to deliver Demand Side Response (DSR) and aggregation services to UK electricity market players.
The share of electricity generated from gas-fired power plants sold on the Italian day-ahead regulated electricity market soared to 50.7% in October, up from 37.8% the previous year, exchange manager Gestore Mercati Energetici (GME) said in its monthly report.
Russia's Gazprom and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) are mulling widening their collaboration on energy projects, which might include the involvement of JBIC in “financing the construction of the third train of the Sakhalin II LNG plant and the Amur gas processing plant” Gazprom said in a statement.