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 UK’s Aggreko installed 50MW of power in Benin for Christmas http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsaggreko-installed-50mw-of-power-in-benin-for-christmas-5717845 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsaggreko-installed-50mw-of-power-in-benin-for-christmas-5717845 UK power supply company Aggreko had met additional power demand over Christmas with a 50MW diesel-generated power installation in Benin. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ecoppia installs robot cleaning solutions at 40MWp Ketura Solar project on Israel-Jordan border http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsecoppia-installs-robot-cleaning-solutions-at-40mwp-ketura-solar-on-israel-jordan-border-5717828 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsecoppia-installs-robot-cleaning-solutions-at-40mwp-ketura-solar-on-israel-jordan-border-5717828 Israel-based company Ecoppia has deployed its E4 robotic photovoltaic (PV) panel cleaning solution at the 40MWp Ketura solarpower project in the Middle East. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DONG Energy to provide O&M services to 270MW Lincs windfarm in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdong-energy-to-operate-and-maintain-lincs-offshore-wind-farm-5717832 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdong-energy-to-operate-and-maintain-lincs-offshore-wind-farm-5717832 Danish company DONG Energy has agreed to provide operation and maintenance services to the 270MW Lincs offshore windfarm in the UK Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT ABB wins two orders worth total $715m in India and Brazil http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-bags-two-major-orders-in-india-and-brazil-5716864 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-bags-two-major-orders-in-india-and-brazil-5716864 Global manufacturer of electrification products and power grids ABB has secured two orders worth a total of $715m for a long distance power transmission link in India and Brazil. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT J-POWER USA unit acquires stake in Tenaska power plant http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsj-power-usa-acquires-stake-in-tenaska-power-plant-5716382 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsj-power-usa-acquires-stake-in-tenaska-power-plant-5716382 J-POWER Westmoreland has acquired an equity stake from Tenaska in the Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station, a 925MW natural gas-fueled power plant project near Pittsburgh, the US. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT EDF begins commercial operation of 225MW wind facility in US http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsedf-begins-commercial-operation-of-225mw-wind-facility-in-us-5716324 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsedf-begins-commercial-operation-of-225mw-wind-facility-in-us-5716324 EDF Renewable Energy has commenced commercial operation of its 225MW Great Western Wind Project in Oklahoma, US. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Enel Green Power North America, Areva, and Jilin Electric Power Co http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-areva-sa-enel-green-power-north-america-inc-jilin-electric-power-co-ltd-5715727 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-areva-sa-enel-green-power-north-america-inc-jilin-electric-power-co-ltd-5715727 Enel Green Power North America has acquired Demand Energy Networks, a company based in the US. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Senvion to deliver turbines for Innogy’s Mynydd y Gwair wind project in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssenvion-to-deliver-16-wind-turbines-for-innogys-mynydd-y-gwair-wind-project-in-uk-5715279 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssenvion-to-deliver-16-wind-turbines-for-innogys-mynydd-y-gwair-wind-project-in-uk-5715279 Germany-based Senvion has signed a contract with energy company Innogy Renewables UK to deliver 16 units of MM92 2MW turbines for the Mynydd y Gwair windfarm in South Wales, UK. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Garanti Leasing receives funding from Green for Growth Fund to help cut energy use in Turkey http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgaranti-leasing-receives-funding-from-green-for-growth-fund-to-help-cut-energy-use-in-turkey-5716015 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgaranti-leasing-receives-funding-from-green-for-growth-fund-to-help-cut-energy-use-in-turkey-5716015 Turkish leasing company Finansal Kiralama (Garanti Leasing) has received financial assistance of €15m from the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) for fostering investments in energy efficiency and renewable equipment by Turkish micro, small, and medium ente… Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Suzlon wins order for 226.8MW wind power project in India http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssuzlon-bags-order-for-2268mw-wind-power-project-in-india-5714838 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssuzlon-bags-order-for-2268mw-wind-power-project-in-india-5714838 India-based renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group has received an order from an independent power producer (IPP) for the development of a 226.8MW windpower project in the Indian state Andhra Pradesh. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Dominion Resources, Enel, Sunrun, Rolls-Royce, and Southern Power Company http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-dominion-resources-enel-sunrun-5714626 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-dominion-resources-enel-sunrun-5714626 Dominion Resources has announced two senior notes offerings to raise $400m each. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT NuScale seeks US NRC approval for its SMR commercial power plant design http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnuscale-submits-first-ever-smr-design-certification-application-to-us-nuclear-regulatory-commission-5714298 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnuscale-submits-first-ever-smr-design-certification-application-to-us-nuclear-regulatory-commission-5714298 US-based company NuScale Power has submitted the first small modular reactor (SMR) design certification application (DCA) to the country’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Amec Foster Wheeler to deliver design development work on simulator for ITER reactor http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsamec-foster-wheeler-to-deliver-design-development-work-on-simulator-for-iter-reactor-5714212 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsamec-foster-wheeler-to-deliver-design-development-work-on-simulator-for-iter-reactor-5714212 UK-based engineering company Amec Foster Wheeler has been selected to deliver design development work on an integrated plant simulator for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in France. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK Government-commissioned review backs £1.3bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-welcomes-official-review-of-tidal-lagoon-energy-capabilities-5715371 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-welcomes-official-review-of-tidal-lagoon-energy-capabilities-5715371 A review commissioned by the UK Government has backed plans for a £1.3bn tidal lagoon power plant in Swansea Bay following planning consent in 2015. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tlou Energy receives RFP to develop up to 100MW CBM in Botswana http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstlou-energy-receives-rfp-to-develop-up-to-100mw-cbm-in-botswana-5713058 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstlou-energy-receives-rfp-to-develop-up-to-100mw-cbm-in-botswana-5713058 Tlou Energy has received a detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Botswanan Government to deliver up to 100MW of coal bed methane (CBM) power from the Lesedi project. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT First turbine installed on UK’s Dudgeon offshore windfarm http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsa2sea-sea-challenger-installs-first-wind-turbine-at-uks-dudgeon-offshore-wind-farm-5712860 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsa2sea-sea-challenger-installs-first-wind-turbine-at-uks-dudgeon-offshore-wind-farm-5712860 The first turbine of the 402MW Dudgeon offshore windfarm has been successfully installed in Norfolk, UK. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lightsource to offer O&M and asset management services for 365MW PV portfolio in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newslightsource-to-offer-om-and-asset-management-services-for-365mw-pv-portfolio-in-uk-5713844 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newslightsource-to-offer-om-and-asset-management-services-for-365mw-pv-portfolio-in-uk-5713844 Lightsource Renewable Energy has collaborated with Vortex to deliver long-term operations and maintenance (O&M) and asset management services for a 365MW solar photovoltaic (PV) portfolio in the UK. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Southern Power acquires 276MW Bethel Wind Energy Center in Texas, US http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouthern-power-acquires-wind-energy-center-in-texas-5712754 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouthern-power-acquires-wind-energy-center-in-texas-5712754 Southern Power has acquired 276MW Bethel Wind Energy Center in Texas from Invenergy Services. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Entergy to shut down 2,000MW Indian Point nuclear plant in New York by April 2021 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsus-government-to-close-entergys-2000mw-indian-point-nuclear-plant-in-new-york-5712938 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsus-government-to-close-entergys-2000mw-indian-point-nuclear-plant-in-new-york-5712938 The New York State Government has entered into an agreement with energy company Entergy to shut down the 2,000MW Indian Point Energy Centre by April 2021. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Switzerland’s AEM and Paradox Engineering to trial Smart Grid and Smart City solutions http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsaem-collaborates-with-paradox-engineering-5712745 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsaem-collaborates-with-paradox-engineering-5712745 Swiss technology company Paradox Engineering has entered into a partnership agreement with Switzerland’s Azienda Elettrica di Massagno (AEM) to develop new technologies to manage power distribution networks and design new utility services. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT