Work is beginning on the installation of a new 370MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) and major refurbishment works at Centrica’s Kings Lynn power station in Norfolk, England. The plant is one of several new Centrica projects, totalling 500MW that won 15 year Capacity Agreements with National Grid to supply power during peak periods from October 2020.
Tokyo Electric (Tepco) and Chubu Electric have decided to fully integrate their thermal power operations within two to three years. The operations, which account for half of Japan’s total thermal power capacity, will be brought together under the auspices of Jera Co. - a thermal power and fuel company jointly set up in 2015.
German chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi have symbolically inaugurated the first phase of Siemens' Megaproject in Egypt on March 2.
“The event marks an important milestone towards the completion of the project, which will boost the country's power generation capacity by 45% when finished” Siemens said.