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Siemens receives power equipment order for 869MW Oregon Clean Energy Center in US
24 November 2014 German power manufacturer Siemens has received an order from Black & Veatch for delivery of Power Island equipment for the 869MW Oregon Clean Energy Center (OCEC), located in Oregon city of Ohio, US....

Panda Power Funds' 758MW natural gas power plant in Texas begins production
21 November 2014 Private equity firm Panda Power Funds has commissioned the 758MW natural gas-fuelled combined-cycle power plant (CCPT) in Sherman, Texas,...

Siemens to deliver two H-Class gas turbines for combined cycle power plant in Japan
21 November 2014 Siemens has received an order from Fuji Electric for two H-Class gas turbines for the combined cycle power plant of Kobe Steel (KOBELCO) in Moka City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. ...

Armenia to upgrade nuclear power plant with $270m loan from Russia
20 November 2014 The Armenian Government has approved the proposal for an intergovernmental Russian-Armenian loan agreement, which aims to renovate and prolong the operational lifetime of the second unit at...

IKEA acquires 165MW wind farm in US from Apex Clean Energy
20 November 2014 IKEA Group has acquired a 165MW wind farm in Cameron County, Texas, US, from renewable energy firm Apex Clean...

Gamesa signs two contracts to supply 112MW in China
20 November 2014 Spain-based wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa has signed two supply contracts in China totalling...

Bio-energy plant supplies 8% power for Nestle's factory in UK
19 November 2014 The on-site bio-energy plant for Nestle's Fawdon confectionery factory, near Newcastle, UK, is providing 8% of the factory's power requirements, Clearfleau has revealed. ...

Mogul Power ties up with SEPCOIII Electric for $1bn power project in Mongolia
19 November 2014 Mogul Power, backed by investment manager Firebird Management, has signed a binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese state-owned enterprise SEPCOIII Electric Power...

Saudi Electric plans to buy minority stake in UK's Hinkley Point nuclear project
19 November 2014 Saudi Arabian utility firm Saudi Electric plans to invest in the £24.5bn nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset, UK....

Siemens and Bechtel win EPC contract for 778MW combined-cycle power plant in US
18 November 2014 Siemens and Bechtel have jointly won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 778MW natural gas-fuelled Panda Power Funds' Stonewall Energy Project in Leesburg, Virginia, US....

US NRL to use pulsed electron beam technology to reduce NOx in coal power plants
18 November 2014 The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has joined forces with a power company to use its pulsed electron beam technology to cut nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide (NOx) emitted by coal power plants. ...

SunEdison and TerraForm Power to buy First Wind for $2.4bn
18 November 2014 Solar power manufacturer SunEdison and its power plant holding unit TerraForm Power have signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based First Wind for $2.4bn....

China Sunergy and DenizLeasing team up for 100MW of solar PV projects in Turkey
17 November 2014 Solar product manufacturer China Sunergy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Deniz Finansal Kiralama (DenizLeasing), a subsidiary of DenizBank Financial Services Group, in order...

Vestas wins turbine delivery order for 200MW wind farm in Minnessota, US
17 November 2014 Danish wind manufacturer Vestas has received an order to supply turbines for the 200MW Odell wind farm located in Minnessota, US....

JSW Energy to acquire 1,397MW hydropower assets in India for $1.57bn
17 November 2014 JSW Energy will acquire two hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh, India, for Rs97bn ($1.57bn) from Jaiprakash Power Ventures, part of the Jaypee Group....

Global nuclear power generation capacity to increase by 60% by 2040, says IEA report
14 November 2014 The global nuclear power generation capacity is going to scale-up by 60% through 2040, according to the World Energy Outlook report by International Energy Agency (IEA)....

Siemens and TenneT start trial for BorWin2 grid link in German North Sea
14 November 2014 Siemens has initiated trial run for the BorWin2 direct current link in co-ordination with power grid operator TenneT in German North Sea....

HIT develops new solution for neutralising carbon fuel emissions
14 November 2014 Stockholm-based clean technology firm Hydro Infra Technologies (HIT) has come up with a patent pending approach for neutralising carbon fuel emissions, by producing a new gas called hydro nano...

SunEdison and Aboitiz Renewables partner for up to 300MW of solar PV projects in Philippines
13 November 2014 Solar energy manufacturer SunEdison has signed a joint framework agreement with power producer Aboitiz Renewables, a subsidiary of AboitizPower, for joint exploration, development, construction...

Shale gas cannot make UK self-sufficient in energy, says report
13 November 2014 Shale Gas will not make the UK self-sufficient in energy, according to a research by UK Energy Research Centre...

US and China agree to cut greenhouse emissions by 2025
13 November 2014 The United States and China, the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, have announced their negotiated commitments to slash greenhouse gas emissions....


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