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Aggreko extends power supply contract with Ivory Coast
27 January 2015 Temporary power generation company Aggreko has signed a deal with Ivory Coast to extend its contract for three years, with an option to extent it further two...

GE to supply 55 turbines for Huaneng Dali Longquan wind project in China
27 January 2015 GE has been selected by China's Huaneng Corporation for the delivery of 55 units of its 2.75-120 wind turbines for the Huaneng Dali Longquan wind project in the Yunnan province of...

Alstom’s Haliade 150-6MW wind turbine gets DNV-GL certification
27 January 2015 Alstom's offshore wind turbine Haliade 150-6MW, installed on the French Carnet area, has received final certification from DNV-GL....

Siemens to supply three SGT6-5000F gas turbines for simple cycle power plants in Peru
26 January 2015 Siemens has secured an order for three SGT6-5000F gas turbines, which will be used in the Nodo Energético del Sur - Planta N° 2 Región Moquegua project in...

EDF may consider stake or sale of French distribution network RTE
23 January 2015 Electricite de France (EDF) is exploring options to either sell stake or spinoff part of its French distribution network Reseau de Transport d’Electricite this...

Siemens to deliver 21 turbines for 48MW wind project in Kansas, US
23 January 2015 Siemens has received a contract from NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), to deliver 21 wind turbines for the 48MW Alexander wind project, which...

Czech’s Temelin nuclear plant expansion may be handled by CEZ subsidiary
23 January 2015 Czech Republic is likely to hand over the responsibility of expansion of its nuclear power plants to a subsidiary of state-controlled utility...

Vestas receives 298MW wind turbine contract in Oklahoma, US
22 January 2015 Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received an order from First Reserve to deliver turbines for 298MW Kingfisher wind project in Oklahoma,...

Penn Energy Renewables receives financing for three Canadian solar power projects
22 January 2015 Penn Energy Renewables has received $125m financing for three solar energy projects to be developed in Ontario,...

Austria to contest EU over Hinkley C nuclear power station development
22 January 2015 Austria is planning to mount a legal challenge against the European Commission over nuclear policy, which could delay the UK's new Hinkley Point C reactor....

Cavendish Nuclear to offer support and services for EDF Energy’s nuclear plants in UK
21 January 2015 UK-based Cavendish Nuclear has signed two agreements with EDF Energy to support the latter's nuclear power stations and their...

Wind power investments to go up to $101bn by 2020, says report
21 January 2015 Investments for wind power generation worldwide will go up to $101bn in 2020, from $70bn limit in 2013, reveals research and consulting firm Global...

Dungeness B nuclear power station receives life extension until 2028
21 January 2015 Dungeness B nuclear power station in the UK, which was supposed to close operations by 2018, will stay active for another ten years until...

Minnesota Power commissions 205MW Bison 4 wind project
20 January 2015 Minnesota Power, a division of Allete, has commissioned phase four of the Bison wind complex in North Dakota, US, with a power generation capacity of...

Mizuho Bank arranges project financing for development of solar PV facility in Jordan
20 January 2015 Mizuho Bank (MHBK) has arranged $129m as project financing for the development of the 52.5MW Shams Ma'an solar photovoltaic (PV) project in...

Ontario Power Generation completes $2.6bn hydropower project in Canada
20 January 2015 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has completed development of the $2.6bn Lower Mattagami hydroelectric project, in co-ordination with Moose Cree First Nation from Ontario,...

BHEL acquires EPC contract for 370MW combined cycle power project in Karnataka, India
19 January 2015 Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won an engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) contract from Karnataka Power Corporation (KPCL) for the development of a 370MW Combined Cycle Power...

SunEdison secures $590m funding for First Wind acquisition
19 January 2015 Solar power producer SunEdison has raised $590m to fund the acquisition of Boston-based renewable energy firm First...

ACWA Power and TSK to build 200MW solar PV project in Dubai
19 January 2015 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected ACWA Power and TSK for setting up a 200mW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Dubai, the...

Vestas wins contract to supply turbines for 36MW wind project in Poland
16 January 2015 Vestas has won a deal to deliver turbines for a 36MW wind project in the Lodzkie region of Poland from an unnamed Polish private...

Voltalia starts operation at 30MW Terral wind farm in Brazil
16 January 2015 France-based renewable power producer Voltalia has commissioned the 30MW Terral wind farm in...


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