MAN Diesel & Turbo is to supply a compact gas turbine package for the decentralised production of heat and power to ENN Ubiquitous Energy Network Technology, a subsidiary of the ENN Group, in China.
The unit includes a MAN MGT series gas turbine which will produce approximately 6 MW of power and 12 MW of heat for an industrial zone in Huai’an (Jiangsu province).
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions produced in the generation of electricity at power plants in the United States declined by 73% from 2006 to 2015, a much larger reduction than the 32% decrease in coal-fired electricity generation over that period, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) found.
UK energy regulator Ofgem is requiring suppliers to take part in trials to find out the best ways of helping disengaged customers get a better deal. The trials are one of the remedies put forward by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following its energy market investigation.
Brexit is likely to exacerbate the issue of “foreign dependency” on gas supplies for both the UK and Ireland, amid decreasing North Sea gas production, a paper by the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies argued.
“From being hardly foreign dependent at all, the UK and Ireland would become respectively 42 and 97 per cent dependent on foreign gas” OIES's Thierry Bros pointed out.
The UK electricity market has witnessed a sharp rise in gas-fired generation in 2016 at the expense of coal-fired electricity production, which fell “to an all-time annual low” according to a report issued by UK energy consultancy EnAppSys.
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.