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MHI's 1,700 MWe Large-size EU-APWR Receives EUR Certification

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. | 27 October 2014

On October 23 (GMT) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) was awarded a certificate of compliance to the European Utility Requirements (EUR) for its Generation 3+ EU-APWR, an advanced pressurized water reactor featuring one of the world's largest generating capacities: 1,700 MWe (megawatts electrical).

Wood Group Kenny Awarded Subsea Pipeline FEED Contract For Carbon Capture And Storage Project

SOURCE: Wood Group Kenny | 16 October 2014

Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire. The project, the world's first full-chain CCS project on a gas-fired power station, is being developed by Shell, with strategic support from Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE).

Exelon, CB&I And 8 Rivers Proceed With Clean Energy Demonstration Plant

SOURCE: CB&I | 15 October 2014

Exelon Generation has joined with CB&I (NYSE: CBI) of The Woodlands, Texas, and 8 Rivers Capital of Durham, NC to build NET Power's first-of-a-kind demonstration power plant that will validate a new natural gas power system that produces zero atmospheric emissions, including carbon dioxide.

NRG eVgo Completes Largest Corporate Installation Of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations In Southern California

SOURCE: NRG | 14 October 2014

NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., has completed installation of the largest corporate deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Southern California. eVgo has installed and will manage 60 charging stations at Sony Pictures Entertainment's historic Lot and its offices in Culver City in order to provide workplace charging for their employees with electric vehicles.

IBERDROLA To Carry Out TLPWind R&D Project With Scottish University Of Strathclyde

SOURCE: IBERDROLA | 09 October 2014

IBERDROLA, via its engineering and construction subsidiary, the Scottish University of Strathclyde and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have started work on the TLPWIND project, an R&D initiative with a focus on the offshore wind power sector and a budget allocation in excess of €1 million.

ABB Launches Powerful Electrical Control System For Mines Of The Future

SOURCE: ABB | 07 October 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has launched the new System 800xA MIDAS Library, an application that gives the engineers who operate automated mines a more powerful way to rapidly troubleshoot the electrical system through an enhanced substation control and monitoring environment from the control room.

AREVA And Schneider Electric Sign An R&D Cooperation Agreement In Energy Storage

SOURCE: AREVA | 03 October 2014

AREVA and Schneider Electric have signed an R&D agreement to develop a new energy storage solution, called the flow battery in order to produce and store electricity by combining hydrobromic acid and hydrogen.

ExxonMobil Details Risk Management Practices For Unconventional Resources Development

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 01 October 2014

ExxonMobil today released a report that outlines for shareholders how the company assesses and manages risks associated with developing unconventional resources, including through hydraulic fracturing.

Calpine To Receive California Energy Commission Grant To Study Flexibility Enhancements At The Geysers

SOURCE: Calpine | 01 October 2014

Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN), on behalf of its subsidiary Geysers Power Company LLC (The Geysers), announced today that it has been selected by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to receive a $3 million grant for "Advancing Utility-Scale Clean Energy."

Jacobs Receives Pharmaceuticals Pilot Plant Contract From Novo Nordisk

SOURCE: Jacobs | 30 September 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Novo Nordisk for a research and development facility in Bagsværd, Denmark.