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Toshiba to supply steam turbine and generator sets for 924MW CCP plant in Mexico
24 April 2015 Japanese firm Toshiba has received a delivery order for two sets of steam turbine and generators (STG) for 925MW Norte III Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) in Chihuahua,...

Siemens wins equipment supply order for two Mexican combined cycle power plants
24 April 2015 German power manufacturer Siemens has received an order to deliver gas turbines and generators for two combined cycle power facilities in Mexico, totalling...

Advanced Power awards equipment delivery deal to GE for 700MW US power project
23 April 2015 Energy developer Advanced Power has selected General Electric (GE) to manufacture and supply power equipment at the 700MW Carroll County Energy Project in northeast Ohio,...

UK grants land lease to SPH for pumped hydro power project
23 April 2015 State-owned landowner in the UK, The Crown Estate, has signed a land lease agreement with hydro project developer Snowdonia Pumped Hydro (SPH) for construction of Glyn Rhonwy facility near...

Obama urges Congress to renew nuclear cooperation deal with China
23 April 2015 US President Barack Obama's administration has signed a 30-year renewal agreement of bilateral commercial nuclear cooperation with China and urged Congress to give its...

DEWA awards power project expansion contract to Siemens
22 April 2015 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a turnkey construction contract worth AED1.47bn ($400m) with Siemens to expand power generation capacity of the M-Station power and...

Alstom wins service extension contract for 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind facility
22 April 2015 France-based Alstom has won a service extension contract for the maintenance of the UK's 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm....

Gamesa wins turnkey construction deal for 220MW Egyptian wind project
22 April 2015 Gamesa has won a tender for turnkey construction of the 220MW Gulf of El Zayt wind farm in Egypt....

China to assist $1.65bn hydropower project development in Pakistan
21 April 2015 Pakistan Private Power and Infrastructure Board has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Silk Road Fund and China Three Gorges to develop the $1.65bn Karot hydropower...

NextEra Energy Resources awards 1.5GW solar module supply deal to Hanwha Q Cells
21 April 2015 Photovoltaic cells manufacturer Hanwha Q Cells has signed an agreement to supply more than 1.5GW of solar modules with NextEra Energy Resources, to be used by the latter to drive solar...

EDF Renewable Energy unveils 200MW Hereford wind project in Texas, US
21 April 2015 EDF Renewable Energy has inaugurated the 200MW Hereford wind farm in Texas, US, in collaboration with its partner BlackRock...

EDF to continue construction on French nuclear facility despite ‘anomaly’ concerns
20 April 2015 Construction works at Flamanville 3 nuclear plant in western Normandy will continue as planned despite the recent rumours and scepticism about the anomalies found, the French nuclear...

Toshiba starts testing independent energy supply system in Japan
20 April 2015 Japanese firm Toshiba has started testing its recently developed independent energy supply system, H2One, at Kawasaki Marien public facility and Higashi-Ogishima-Naka Park in the country...

BHEL commissions final unit at 2400MW thermal power project in India
20 April 2015 Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned the final 600MW unit at the OP Jindal Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) in Chhattisgarh, a state in...

Siemens starts commissioning converter stations for HVDC link between France and Spain
17 April 2015 German power manufacturer Siemens has started commissioning converter stations for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link between France and...

European Commission to back proposed constructions for German offshore wind energy
17 April 2015 The European Commission has approved Germany’s initiative to develop 20 offshore wind power facilities in the North Sea and Baltic...

SunPower and Apple to build two solar projects in China
17 April 2015 Solar panel producer SunPower has partnered with Apple to develop two power projects in ABA Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefectures of...

Canadian Cameco to support nuclear power generation in India
16 April 2015 Canada-based Cameco has signed an agreement with the Department of Atomic Energy of India to supply 7.1 million pounds of uranium concentrate over the next five years for power generation...

Construction for first nuclear power plant commences in Turkey
16 April 2015 Russian nuclear power corporation Rosatom has started construction of the Akkuyu power plant in Turkey, the first nuclear project in the...

BioTherm Energy wins 251MW renewable energy projects in South Africa
16 April 2015 South African power producer BioTherm Energy has been awarded three renewable projects totalling 251MW in the...

iPLON to supply solar PV automation systems for Welspun Renewables’ projects in India
15 April 2015 Welspun Renewables has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Germany-based iPLON to support 550MW of solar power generation in...


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