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.
Italy's Enel has finalised the sale of its Belgian subsidiary Marcinelle Energie to French electricity supplier Direct Energie for Eur36.5 million.
Marcinelle Energie owns and operates the 400 MW Marcinelle CCGT power plant in Belgium.
General Electric has been focusing recently on implementing new power plant solutions that bring together the company's expertise with the newest development in digital solutions. That leads to a “holistic” approach that makes the company competitive in the market, according to Alex Evans, GE's sales director for F-Class Europe.
GE's Fleet360 total plant services solutions “tied with digital solutions places us well ahead of competition” he told Gas to Power Journal in an interview in December. “It's about the holistic solution which we provide” he said, adding that “the digital conversation we're having is a really exciting one, as it's the glue that holds the Fleet360 and the holistic solution together.”
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $95 million financing to support the construction of a 485 MW CCGT plant in Jordan.
The loan will be provided to Mahatat Al Zarqa Le Tawleed Al Takah Al Kahrabaieyah, a limited liability company incorporated in Jordan and majority-owned by ACWA Power International, a major international energy company, EBRD said.
The new thermal power station will be located 40 kilometres north-east of the capital Amman.
Siemens has been commissioned by Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (MIC) to supply new advanced aero-derivative gas turbines to the Bayonne Energy Center (BEC) power plant in New York.
The new energy package unveiled by the EU Commission on November 30 is “the widest in scope” presented at European level so far, however it is far from providing conclusive answers to current energy issues and appears to be rather “another step in a work in progress” according to a paper of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.
Indonesia's state-owned utility PLN has obtained $435 million in financing to develop mobile gas-fired power plants (MPP) as part of the government’s goal to build some 35,000 MW of new generating capacity by 2019, local newspaper Jakarta Post reported.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is granting a $134.75 million loan to electricity companies operating in the north west of Turkey “in a move to enhance reforms in the Turkish electricity sector” it said.