The adoption of the State Energy Policy (SEP) in the Czech Republic in 2015 has strengthened energy policies in the country however the government now needs to provide clarity on plans for its implementation in order to support investors' confidence, the International Energy Agency said.
GE Power has secured new orders for more than $660 million, which include a new F-class gas turbine project in Wisconsin, GE said.
The announcement came in conjunction with Power-Gen International conference (PGI) in Orlando, US.
UK capacity auctions for 2020-2021 have seen some 52,425.302 MW of capacity awarded, with CCGT capacity accounting for roughly 43% of total capacity, according to the previsional results published by National Grid.
The results show some 22,596 MW of gas-fired capacity was awarded, against 7,878 MW of nuclear, 6,090 MW of coal/biomass and 4,407 MW of CHP and auto-generation, among others.
Samsung Engineering was awarded an EPC contract from PTT Public Company, a Thailand state-owned oil & gas company, for a gas compressor station project in Thailand.
The project, worth $110 million, is located in WangNoi, Ayutthaya, some 70km north of Bangkok.
MAPNA Group and Thermal Power Plant Holding have signed a MoU for the delivery of two 25-MW portable power plants in Iran.
According to the memorandum, MAPNA will construct and commission two 25-MW portable power plants for the cities of Nowshahr and Behshahr in the Mazandaran Province, on the Caspian Sea coast.
ABB has won orders from three major US utilities for its AssetShield solution to deliver hardened and bullet resistant transformers, and facilitate the protection of critical power grid assets, minimising potential outages and enhancing the reliability of power networks.
Turbine manufacturer Capstone Turbine Corporation has received a sixteen unit microturbines order from an upstream oil and gas customer in the US.
EU energy ministers have agreed that cooperation on gas supply security is to be based on an analysis or risks within groups of member states rather than on a rigid subdivision in regions as was previously the case.
GE Power has launched a new remote Monitoring and Diagnostics (M&D) Center in Malaysia which will allow power plants across the Asia Pacific region to “gain access to remote M&D services that help increase plant performance through data analytics” GE Power said.
Doosan Skoda Power has been awarded an equipment supply contract for a new cogeneration plant in Copenhagen.
The contract envisages the supply of a machine hall including a modular Doosan Skoda Power steam turbine DST-S10, a generator, heat exchangers, an oil system, a feed water tank, steam and heating piping, power and signal cabling, steel structures, a bridge crane, a fire protection system and lighting of the machine hall.
Russian gas supplies to Italy were up 36.5% year on year in November, Gazprom said. The rise was happening amid a strong increase in thermoelectric generation in the country over the same period, data from Italy's gas grid operator suggest.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is partnering with QNB Alahli, one of Egypt’s largest commercial banks, to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and energy efficiency projects in Egypt with a $140 million financial package.
Siemens has signed an agreement with Sudan's state-run energy provider Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to supply five SGT5-2000E gas turbines.
These machines will deliver a combined electrical generating capacity of some 850 MW for the Sudanese national grid.
The first steam turbine that is to be supplied by Siemens to the Egypt Megaproject has began Wednesday its journey from the Siemens factory in Muelheim to the power plant Beni Suef in Egypt.
The steam turbine is set to arrive at Beni Suef in January 2017.