Turkey’s EPC company ENKA has arranged for GE to supply power generation equipment for a new block at JSC Tatenergo's Zainskaya State District Power Plant (SDPP), located in Zainsk, in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan. GE will deliver and install one of its high-efficiency 9HA.02 gas turbines as well as a STF-D650 steam turbine.
Project developers Vietnam and Myanmar have taken more risk to complete LNG import terminals in record time to help stave off looming power shortages. Hải Linh Company has built a terminal in Vũng Tàu, southeast Vietnam with a planned start-up in Q2-2021, while the small-scale Thanlyin regas terminal in Myanmar is already operational.
Delta Offshore Energy (DOE) has struck a technology license agreement with Stena Power & LNG Solutions to use its jetty-less LNG regas technology for a power project in Vietnam. Stena’s self-installing regas platform (SRP) will provide fuel for the 3,200 MW Bac Lieu combined-cycle power plant in the Mekong Delta.
Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), together with GE Capital, Osaka Gas, Axium and Harrison Street, have reached financial close on the Three Rivers Energy Center, a 1,250 MW combined-cycle gas power plant in Illinois. The project is based on $1.3 billion in private investment, including $875 million of senior credit facilities.
Following the start-up of the 1.18 GW Fukushima combined-cycle gas power plant, Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX) will need around 200,000 tonnes of additional LNG. The company said it expects to require about 1.3 million tonnes of LNG equivalent of natural gas in the fiscal year to 31st March, 2021.