New News information at Power Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.power-technology.com http://www.power-technology.com/ en-us http://www.power-technology.com/ New News information at Power Technology http://www.power-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif GE to install Predix-based digital solutions at Marubeni’s 100MW Nakasode plant in Japan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-to-install-predix-based-digital-solutions-for-marubenis-100mw-nakasode-plant-in-japan-5792838 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-to-install-predix-based-digital-solutions-for-marubenis-100mw-nakasode-plant-in-japan-5792838 GE Power has signed a new agreement with Japanese trading company and power producer Marubeni to install GE Predix-based digital power plant solutions at its 100MW Nakasode Clean Power Plant in the country. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tetra Tech wins $57m contract from USAID to boost clean energy services in Pakistan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstetra-tech-secures-57m-contract-to-boost-clean-energy-services-in-pakistan-5793341 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstetra-tech-secures-57m-contract-to-boost-clean-energy-services-in-pakistan-5793341 Engineering services company Tetra Tech has secured a new $57m single-award contract to promote delivery of clean energy services in Pakistan. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK energy system needs to be ready for growing small-scale energy technologies, new report says http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-energy-system-requires-to-be-ready-for-growing-small-scale-energy-technologies-new-report-says-5793311 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-energy-system-requires-to-be-ready-for-growing-small-scale-energy-technologies-new-report-says-5793311 A new report published by independent think tank Green Alliance shows that energy systems across the UK are not prepared to catch up with the rising number of consumers choosing to purchase small-scale energy technologies, such as electric vehicles a… Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT NEC and EnspireME to develop large-scale battery energy storage system in Europe http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnec-enspireme-to-develop-largest-battery-energy-storage-system-in-europe-5792155 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnec-enspireme-to-develop-largest-battery-energy-storage-system-in-europe-5792155 Information technology company NEC and its subsidiary NEC Energy Solutions have reached an agreement with EnspireME to build a large-scale battery energy storage system in Jardelund, Germany. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: VivoPower (USA) Development, National Aluminium Company Limited, Greensolver, Unisun Energy Group http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-vivopower-usa-development-national-aluminium-company-limited-greensolver-unisun-energy-group-5791804 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-vivopower-usa-development-national-aluminium-company-limited-greensolver-unisun-energy-group-5791804 VivoPower (USA) Development has entered a joint venture agreement with Innovative Solar Systems to develop projects with a combined capacity of 1.8GW throughout the US. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: V-Bar and Energy Services Group http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-v-bar-energy-services-group-5791808 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-v-bar-energy-services-group-5791808 V-Bar has entered an agreement to merge with Chinook Wind, a consulting firm specialising in wind energy applications. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Minesto receives marine licence consent for world’s first low-velocity tidal project in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsminesto-receives-marine-licence-consent-for-worlds-first-low-velocity-tidal-project-in-uk-5792101 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsminesto-receives-marine-licence-consent-for-worlds-first-low-velocity-tidal-project-in-uk-5792101 Consenting authority Natural Resources Wales has approved a marine licence application for the installation and operation of energy developer Minesto’s 0.5MW Deep Green power plant in the UK. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Acciona begins construction on 132MW Mount Gellibrand windfarm in Australia http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsacciona-commences-work-on-132mw-mount-gellibrand-wind-farm-in-victoria-australia-5791736 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsacciona-commences-work-on-132mw-mount-gellibrand-wind-farm-in-victoria-australia-5791736 Acciona Energy has started construction work on the 132MW Mount Gellibrand windfarm in the state of Victoria, Australia. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Alpiq launches new power-to-heat system in Switzerland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalpiq-begins-operation-of-new-power-to-heat-system-in-switzerland-5790995 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalpiq-begins-operation-of-new-power-to-heat-system-in-switzerland-5790995 Power production and distribution utility Alpiq has commenced operation of its first power-to-heat system in Niedergösgen, Switzerland Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Flex boosts renewable energy industry with new energy storage solution http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsflex-boosts-renewable-energy-industry-with-new-energy-storage-solution-5790421 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsflex-boosts-renewable-energy-industry-with-new-energy-storage-solution-5790421 Sketch-to-scale solutions provider Flex has launched a new energy storage solution to address the challenge of integrating solar and wind energy into the power grid. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Engie to deploy grid-scale energy storage solution for hybrid solar and wind project in Brazil http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsengie-to-deploy-grid-scale-energy-storage-solution-for-hybrid-solar-and-wind-project-in-brazil-5790380 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsengie-to-deploy-grid-scale-energy-storage-solution-for-hybrid-solar-and-wind-project-in-brazil-5790380 Engie will install a 1MW, 4MWh grid-scale energy storage solution for a new hybrid solar and wind demonstration project in Brazil. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Suzlon Group installs and commissions 100.80MW windpower projects in India http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssuzlon-group-installs-and-commissions-10080mw-wind-power-projects-in-india-5789771 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssuzlon-group-installs-and-commissions-10080mw-wind-power-projects-in-india-5789771 Renewable energy solution provider Suzlon Group has installed and commissioned two new windpower projects with a total installed capacity of 100.80MW in India. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ancala buys organic waste processing company Biogen http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsancala-buys-food-waste-management-company-biogen-5789626 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsancala-buys-food-waste-management-company-biogen-5789626 Infrastructure investment company Ancala Bioenergy has acquired Biogen for an undisclosed sum from joint venture (JV) partners Bedfordia Group and Kier Group. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT ReNew Power commissions 143MW solar farm in Telangana, India http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsrenew-power-commissions-143mw-solar-farm-in-telangana-5788689 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsrenew-power-commissions-143mw-solar-farm-in-telangana-5788689 Indian company ReNew Power Ventures has commissioned its 143MW solar farm at Dichpally in the Nizamabad district of Telangana state. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT GE and SCE launch world’s first battery-gas turbine hybrid system in US http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-and-sce-launch-worlds-first-battery-gas-turbine-hybrid-system-in-us-5789081 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-and-sce-launch-worlds-first-battery-gas-turbine-hybrid-system-in-us-5789081 General Electric (GE) and Southern California Edison (SCE) have launched the world’s first battery-gas turbine hybrid system in Norwalk, California. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Japan's Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station begins operations of Toshiba’s H2One http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstoshiba-corporation-implements-autonomous-hydrogen-energy-system-h2one-for-power-generation-at-jr-station-in-japan-5788703 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstoshiba-corporation-implements-autonomous-hydrogen-energy-system-h2one-for-power-generation-at-jr-station-in-japan-5788703 Toshiba’s autonomous hydrogen energy system H2One has become operational in Japan. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT DNV GL advises lenders on £210m investment in UK’s 151MW onshore wind project portfolio http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdnv-gl-advises-lenders-on-210m-investment-in-uks-151mw-onshore-wind-project-portfolio-5786377 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdnv-gl-advises-lenders-on-210m-investment-in-uks-151mw-onshore-wind-project-portfolio-5786377 A resource of independent energy experts and certification body DNV GL has provided advice for business bank Santander and other lenders on their £210m project finance investment for the development of three new onshore windfarms in the UK. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT EON to develop airborne wind technology test site in Ireland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseon-to-develop-airborne-wind-technology-test-site-in-ireland-5785715 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseon-to-develop-airborne-wind-technology-test-site-in-ireland-5785715 Germany-based energy provider EON is set to develop, construct, and operate a demonstration site for airborne wind technology in County Mayo in Ireland. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Amaranto Solar Power India, Enel, and Chenab Valley Power Projects http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-amaranto-solar-power-india-enel-chenab-valley-power-projects-jilin-power-share-5786509 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-amaranto-solar-power-india-enel-chenab-valley-power-projects-jilin-power-share-5786509 Amaranto Solar Power India has obtained exclusive rights to acquire Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) 110MW power project for approximately $80m. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: amaysim Australia, Enel Investment Holding, and PowerSecure International http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-amaysim-australia-enel-investment-holding-powersecure-international-5786530 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-amaysim-australia-enel-investment-holding-powersecure-international-5786530 amaysim Australia has entered an agreement to acquire Click Energy for a consideration of A$120m ($90m). Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT