The EU has “continued to make good progress on delivering the Energy Union objectives” in recent years, in particular on the 2020 energy and climate targets, having already achieved its 2020 final energy consumption target, according to the Second Report on the State of the Energy Union issued by the European Commission on February 1.
Italy's industry ministry has ruled strategic gas storage volumes in the country for storage year 2017-2018 should remain unchanged year on year at 4.62 billion cubic meters, or around 48,846 GWh.
Gas-to-power demand from France's 13 CCGT plants reached 495 GWh on January 25 amid a spell of cold weather affecting the country, French gas grid operator GRTgaz said.
ABB has launched a new asset performance management solution in collaboration with Microsoft.
US Mississippi Power has postponed the full coming in operation of its Kemper County power plant to the end of February 2017.
The company had previously said it was expecting it to come in service in January 2017.
European electricity markets have seen the shift from coal generation to gas generation gaining momentum in 2016, with the transition representing one of the biggest trends seen over the year, according to a recent joint study published by UK and German consultancies.
Wartsila has signed a deal to supply two 50 MW gas-fired plants to energy company Centrica in the UK.
The order comes after Centrica was successful in the latest capacity market auction in the UK securing agreements for more than 500MW of new build power facilities, the company said.
Siemens has finalised the first phase of the Egypt Megaproject it was awarded in June 2015, having already brought online some 4.8 GW of power generation capacity.
US utility American Electric Power has completed the sale of four power plants to Ligthstone Generation, a joint venture of Blackstone and an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners for $2.1 billion.
Iran's Mapna Group and Negin Mokran Development Company (NMDC) signed a memorandum of understanding for construction of two CHP units.
The MoU envisages the construction of two MAP2A gas units with a total capacity of 340 MW in addition to two heat recovery boilers and ancillary equipment.
A number of European electricity transmission system operators (TSO) have agreed on steps to further strengthen cooperation in order to optimise electricity exchange capacity between different grids.
France's Engie has been awarded the contract and achieved financial closing for the Fadhili independent power project (IPP) in Saudi Arabia.
EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg has commissioned MAN Diesel & Turbo to build a 30 MW gas-engine combined heat and power (CHP) plant at its Stuttgart-Gaisburg site.
A new CCGT 1,100 MW power plant to be constructed near New York has secured the needed $1,584 billion financing for the project.
ABB has won orders worth approximately $27 million from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to design, supply and commission 18 transformers which “will enhance grid reliability and increase power capacity to support economic growth” the company said.