The European gas community should strengthen its efforts in promoting the role gas can play in the transition to decarbonised energy markets, according to the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES).
Domestic consumption of natural gas in the US is expected to increase through 2040, driven by higher demand for power generation, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Total natural gas consumption is expected to exceed 30 trillion cubic feet/year in 2040 under EIA's reference case, from around 28 Tcf/year in 2016.
Russian gas supplies to Europe are set to exceed 179 billion cubic meters in 2016, reaching an “historic high”, according to the CEO of Gazprom Alexei Miller.
In an end-of-year speech published on Gazprom's website, Miller said that 2016 had seen “new records in terms of gas deliveries to Europe” reaching a total 614.5 million cubic meters/day on November 29.
Fast-track power solutions provider APR Energy and GE have renewed their strategic alliance to provide mobile turbine technology into the fast-track power rental market.
The cooperation grants APR Energy exclusivity around the globe as the rental provider of GE mobile gas turbines under 50MW, the two companies said.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction said it has reentered the Egyptian power market for the first time in six years after being awarded a contract to supply turbines and generators to two Egyptian state companies, UEEPC (Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company) and CEPC (Cairo Electricity Production Company).
The International Energy Agency (IEA) in a recent report has praised Italy’s long-term energy strategy and the acceleration of its efforts to comply with 2020 climate change goals, adding at the same time that it welcomed a proposed review of 2030-2050 objectives.
US integrated power company NRG Energy has completed coal to gas conversion projects at four of its US power plants.
Wartsila is to supply a 100 MW combined heat and power (CHP) plant to Kraftwerke Mainz-Wiesbaden in Germany.
The Smart Power Generation power plant, consisting of ten Wartsila 34SG engines running on natural gas, is scheduled to be fully operational by the end of 2018, the company said.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has received an order from China Shenhua Guohua Power to supply gas turbine preventive detection services. The service is scheduled to begin in April 2017 for the Shenhua Beijing Guohua gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power plant, which supplies electricity to the Beijing area.
The European Commission has approved Germany's plans to put in place an electricity generation capacity scheme aimed at ensuring sufficient capacity in Southern Germany.
The share of electricity generated from gas-fired power plants sold on the Italian day-ahead regulated electricity market further increased in November, reaching 52.1% of total sales, up from 50.7% in October and against 42.6% in November 2015, exchange manager Gestore Mercati Energetici (GME) said in its monthly report.
The Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has adopted a new country strategy for Georgia, which aims among other things to further support renewable energy, resource efficiency and climate change adaptation in the country “to improve competitiveness and resilience of the economy” EBRD said.
A consortium formed by Wartsila and Indonesian construction company PT PP (Persero) has inked a deal to supply two 57 MW modular power plants to Indonesia's state utility PT PLN.
Enel's subsidiary Enel Brasil has been officially confirmed by the Brazilian national development bank (BNDES) as winner of the tender for the acquisition of 94.8% shares in Celg Distribuição, an energy distribution company that operates in the Brazilian state of Goiás.
GE and China Datang Group have signed an agreement to create the Beijing International Electric Power Data Monitoring & Diagnostic Center, adopting GE’s digital solutions to help increase plant performance through data analytics.