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Siemens Delivers Three F-Class Gas Turbines To Peru

SOURCE: Siemens | 23 January 2015

Siemens has received an order for three SGT6-5000F gas turbines from Peru. The turbines will be used in the project Nodo Energético del Sur - Planta N° 2 Región Moquegua consisting of three simple cycle power plants. The customer is the power utility EnerSur, the contractor being Técnicas Reunidas and JJC. The commercial operation date is scheduled for March 2017.

UK-First Renewable Heat Network Demonstration Secures Research Funding

SOURCE: E.on | 21 January 2015

A low carbon heating project led by E.ON working with the University of Exeter and technology providers SK Solar and Star Renewable Energy has today been awarded a Government research grant to carry out the feasibility work to create a UK-first community-wide energy scheme based on emissions-free renewable energy sources.

Dominion Virginia Power Planning Commonwealth Of Virginia's First Large-Scale Solar Project

SOURCE: Dominion | 20 January 2015

Dominion Virginia Power filed an application with the Virginia State Corporation Commission today to build Virginia's first large-scale solar facility. The 20-megawatt project would be built on approximately 125 acres of land owned by the company near the Remington Power Station in Fauquier County.

Amec Foster Wheeler Becomes Founding Partner In EDF Energy Strategic Partnership

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 20 January 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has signed to become a founding partner in the EDF Energy Strategic Partnership for Lifetime Interface Agreement. The contract positions it among a select group of key suppliers working with EDF Energy to extend the life of its UK Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor (AGR) nuclear power stations.

First Solar Marks New Milestone With 10 Gigawatts Of Installed PV Capacity

SOURCE: First Solar | 19 January 2015

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has achieved 10 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic (PV) solar capacity installed globally, making it the first thin film PV module manufacturer in the world to achieve this milestone.

ABB Wins $28 Million Order For Power And Water Plant Project In The UAE

SOURCE: ABB | 19 January 2015

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $28 million to supply an electrical Balance-of-Plant (eBoP) solution for a new independent water and power producer (IWPP) project in the United Arab Emirates.

Total Energy Ventures Invests In Stem

SOURCE: Total | 12 January 2015

Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the venture capital arm of French energy company Total, is investing in Stem, which specializes in energy optimization solutions for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers and grid operators.

Nordex To Execute 17-MW Project In Poland

SOURCE: Nordex | 12 January 2015

Investors are increasingly regaining confidence in the Polish market. Thus, RWE Innogy has now ordered seven N117/2400 wind turbines from Nordex for the 17-MW Opalenica project. The wind turbines are to be installed in summer 2015. The company has also signed a 15-year premium service contract for the turbines.

ABB Sets World Record In HVDC Light Voltage Level

SOURCE: ABB | 12 January 2015

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, successfully commissioned a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link between Norway and Denmark to increase availability of renewable hydroelectric and wind power in the region’s electricity grid.

ABB Wins $40 Million Order To Strengthen Power Infrastructure In Sri Lanka

SOURCE: ABB | 09 January 2015

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $40 million from Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to supply two new 220-kilovolt (kV) substations and upgrade an existing substation in Sri Lanka.The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2014.