Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has set a target to ensure the safe shutdown of nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan by January 2012. Japan’s economy, trade and industry minister Yukio Edano announced that it would be possible to safely shut down the three damage
Vestas has secured a contract from developer Blue Power & Energy to supply 39.6MW of wind turbines for the La Fé – San Martin wind farm in Nicaragua. Under the contract, Vestas will supply and install 22 units of the V90-1.8MW platform, a VestasOnline business SCADA system an
Hyundai Engineering & Construction has secured a $1.27bn contract to construct the main plant at the Mong Duong power project in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. The first turbine of the 1,080MW coal-fired power plant is expected to be operational in 2015 and the second turbine will
GE has formed a joint venture with Russian energy company INTER RAO UES and industrial group United Engine Corporation (UEC) to manufacture, assemble, sell and service energy-efficient heavy-duty gas-fired power-generation turbines for the Russian market. The joint venture will be oper
Clyde Bergemann has been selected by Alstom Power System as the supplier of an on-load boiler cleaning solution for unit 6 of the Sostanj coal-fired power plant in Slovenia. Unit 6 is a 1×600MW ultra supercritical tower-type unit with a 43% net efficiency, which is currently being
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Chinese officials have ordered the closure of a Jinko Solar solar panel manufacturing plant in the Zhejiang province of China, over fears of flouride pollution. The move comes after local residents staged violent protests, accusing the plant of polluting the nearby river and killing larg
Babcock Power subsidiary Thermal Engineering International (TEi) and Struthers Wells have received a contract to supply feedwater heaters, moisture separators and oil-to-salt heat exchangers for a solar power plant located in the south-west US. Under the contract, TEi will supply ten fee
Shanghai Electric Group has executed two agreements with CESC for the development of new power projects in India. The first contract is for the formation of a joint venture to develop large-scale power plants and wind power projects in India. Under the second contract signed with
Fukushima has reduced public and political support for nuclear power across Europe. Ahead of Arena International’s Nuclear Energy Congress in London, Elisabeth Fischer talks to power experts to find out about the possibility of a nuclear revival in Europe.
Metso has received a contract from We Energies to supply a biomass boiler for its We Energies / Domtar biomass energy project at the Domtar Mill in Wisconsin, US. The power plant will employ circulating fluidised bed (CFB) technology to produce approximately 50MW of power and process st