Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Gasfired Power Plant News

Germany’s biggest OWF Operational Now

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Germany’s biggest wind farm has been fully connected to the grid. According to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG  (EnBW), its  Albatros offshore wind farm is  located roughly…

GasLog Sees Tighter LNG Shipping Market

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GasLog, an international owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, is predicting a tighter LNG shipping market, as increasing United States LNG output…

Mayer Brown Advises on HK FSRU Project

Image: Hong Kong Offshore LNG Terminal

Law firm Mayer Brown advised CLP Power Hong Kong on the Hong Kong offshore LNG terminal project, which involves the use of floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) technology for the first time in Hong Kong.

Panama, U.S. to Sign Pact to Expand Regional Access to LNG

Panama on Friday will sign an agreement with the U.S. Treasury and Energy departments aimed at paving the way for more private investment to expand the importation and distribution of U.S.

Panama Imports Its First LNG Cargo

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Panama has imported its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to commission the newly built $1 billion Costa Norte facility and power plant at Colon, expected to be a launch…

SSE Eyes New Large Gas Plant at its UK Ferrybridge Site

British utility SSE could build a new 2,000 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant at its Ferrybridge site in northern England, it said on Wednesday. SSE expects to submit a planning…

Sembcorp’s Chongqing Power Plant Achieves Full Operation

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Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) power plant in Chongqing has successfully commenced full commercial operation following the completion of its second 660-megawatt unit. The 1…

Sembcorp Myingyan Project Powers Ahead

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Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) has signed a build-operate-transfer (BOT) agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Myanmar (MOEE), for its upcoming 225-megawatt…

Dutch Offshore Wind Tender Attracts Bids

Some of Europe's biggest energy companies, including Shell, RWE and Vattenfall, are competing in a Dutch offshore wind tender seen as one of the biggest green energy projects on offer in Europe this year.

South Africa Seeks Partners for Gas Power Plant, Solar Parks

South Africa's department of energy is seeking private investors to partner in the development of a 600 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant and three solar parks in the Northern Cape province…

ABB Books $100 Million Q4 Order in Iraq

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ABB booked a $100 million order in Iraq in the fourth quarter of 2015 to deliver a substation for a 3,000 megawatt natural gas power plant as the country seeks to expand infrastructure…

Explosion Reported at UK's Didcot Power Plant

Emergency services said on Tuesday they were dealing with an incident at a British power plant with local media reporting that there had been an explosion at the site. Police…

APR Signs Contract Extensions in Iraq, Angola

APR Energy operators doing routine maintenance on one of APR's mobile gas turbine generators at Rocha Pinto, Angola. Photo APR Energy

APR Energy plc announced today that it has signed extensions of its power generation contracts in Iraq and Angola. The Company’s contract extension in Iraq is for a one-year term, and runs through 2016.

Wärtsilä Delivers LNG-fired Peaking Power Plant to India

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Wärtsilä will supply a 40 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) in Southern India. The LNG-fired plant will be located near the city of Kochi…

Calpine Acquiring New Hampshire Power Plant

U.S. power producer Calpine Corp said it would buy a gas-fired power plant from Granite Ridge Holdings LLC for $500 million. Calpine said Granite Ridge Energy Center, the 745 megawatt power plant…

Italian-Thai to Develop Mynama LNG Terminal

Thailand's leading construction firm Italian-Thai Development PCL said on Friday it was in talks with Myanmar authorities to build a $500 million liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

Siemens CEO Gives up on German Fossil Fuel Plants

Joe Kaeser (Photo: Siemens)

Industrial group Siemens has resigned itself to never selling another gas turbine in its home country following Germany's switch to renewable energy, its chief executive said.

New Biogas Power Plant at Landfill Near Panama City

The Danish based Semco Maritime built a new biogas fuelled power plant in Panama. The plant will be operated by methane gas from a 50-acre landfill. This could lead to more plants in the region.

RWE aims to restart British gas-fired power plant by late Oct

RWE plans to restart its 400-megawatt (MW) gas-fired Great Yarmouth Power Station on England's east coast by late October, the company said in a statement on Friday. The plant…

China Walks Tightrope over Natural Gas Prices

China's natural gas dilemma was neatly illustrated by two recent announcements, the first a price increase and the second the closing of two gas-processing plants. The two developments…