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.
A 1,200 MW gas-fired plant in California has filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, citing “inhospitable” regulations and the increasing role of renewable energy in power generation, according to media reports.
Centrica and the European Regional Development Fund are to invest some £19 million in a smart grid and energy storage units project in Cornwall.
Centrica said this was a pioneering trial aimed at creating “a local energy market in Cornwall, which will see the development of a virtual marketplace and the installation of new technology into over 150 homes and businesses.”
Italy's gas grid operator Snam and api Group have signed a letter of intent to develop methane service stations across Italy, as part of a wider set of initiatives to promote sustainable mobility.
GE Power Services is to provide plant equipment upgrades at two Uniper UK's CCGT power plants in the UK.
Imports of electricity from foreign grids rose 40% year on year in October in France, grid operator Rte reported.
That was amid falling nuclear production, which was down 16% year on year at 29,017 GWh. Hydro generation also fell by 21% at 3,096 GWh, further weighing on the system.
France's Engie has reached an agreement with Norway's Statoil on the renegotiation of its long-term gas supply contract.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to provide a new Eur400 million financing package for small-scale energy and resource efficiency projects in Turkey.
The EU Commission has presented a new package of energy measures to 2030. The set of measures, presented November 30 and labeled “Clean Energy for All Europeans”, envisages the EU would commit to cut CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030.